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Foster Carling (1898–1976)

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Although primarily known as a writer of lyrics for cowboy movies, Foster's masterpiece was his lyrics for Spike Jones' 1945 version of the Nutcracker Suite, arranged by Country Joe Washburn from Tchaikovsky's ballet.

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(age 77)

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 2009 Inglourious Basterds (writer: "The Man with the Big Sombrero" (1943))
 1957 The Incredible Shrinking Man (writer: "The Incredible Shrinking Man Theme")
 1950 Western Courage (Short) (writer: "The Marshal (of Jackson Hole Wyomin')", "The West Is Callin' Me Home", "Western Courage")
 1950 The Fargo Phantom (Short) (writer: "A Song in Your Heart", "Thar's Gold in Them Thar Hills")
 1949 Coyote Canyon (Short) (writer: "High-Tailin' Along to Glory", "Waltz of the West", "Shoot Him")
 1949 The Pecos Pistol (Short) (writer: "Captain Jinks of the Texas Rangers", "Anybody Hankerin' for Some Doin's?", "You Ain't Jist A-Whoofin'")
 1949 Silver Butte (Short) (writer: "In the Heart of the Cow Country", "That Fellow Manuelo", "I Don't Like To Work" (uncredited), "Fiesta")
 1949 Cheyenne Cowboy (Short) (writer: "A Cowpoke Gits No Rest at All", "A Man's Best Friend Is a Woman", "Sun in the Sky", "That Good Old Western Music")
 1946 Out California Way (lyrics: "Out California Way")
 1946 Song of the South (writer: "Who Wants To Live Like That?", "Let The Rain Pour Down" - uncredited)
 1943 The Kansan (lyrics: "Lullaby of the Herd")
 1943 Hi Diddle Diddle (writer: "I LOVED YOU TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE", "THE MAN WITH THE BIG SOMBRERO")
 1942 Clink! Clink! Another Drink (Short) (lyrics: "Clink, Clink, Another Drink")
 1942 The Chool Song (Short) (writer: "The Chool Song")
 1941 The Roundup (writer: "Love Never Grows Old", "Easy-Go-Slim", "Ride 'em Cowboy")
 1940 Captain Caution (lyrics: "Only One" (1940), "Hilda" (1940), "On a Little Island by a Sun-Lit Sea" (1940), "Que Voulez-Vous?" (1940))
 1940 Knights of the Range (writer: "There on the Prairie", "Covered Wagon Moved Right Along", "Morning on the Trail")
 1940 Stagecoach War (writer: "Hold Your Horses", "Lope-Along Road", "Westward Ho!")
 1940 The Showdown (writer: "Mi Solo Amor")
 1939 Lady of the Tropics (lyrics: "Each Time You Say Goodbye (I Die A Little)" (1939))
 1939 Renegade Trail (lyrics: "Lazy Rolls the Rio Grande", "Hi Thar, Stranger")
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (lyrics: "Pat, Sez He" - uncredited)
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Trivia:

Although primarily known as a writer of lyrics for cowboy movies, Foster's masterpiece was his lyrics for Spike Jones' 1945 version of the Nutcracker Suite, arranged by Country Joe Washburn from Tchaikovsky's ballet.

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