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Larry Clinton (1909–1985)

Larry Clinton, "The Old Dipsy Doodler", was a musician who played trumpet, trombone and clarinet, arranged and wrote music, and served as the leader of his own dance band. Born on August 17, 1909, in Brooklyn, New York, he charted nearly 40 hit recordings, including the #1 hits "Cry, Baby, Cry" (1938), "My Reverie Heart and Soul" (1938) and "Deep ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Raging Bull
Raging Bull Soundtrack
One Hour Photo
One Hour Photo Soundtrack
Australia Soundtrack
Everyone Says I Love You


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 2014 Lost River (performer: "Deep Purple", "Deep Purple (Reprise)")
  Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Part Five (2011) ... (performer: "My Reverie") / (writer: "My Reverie")
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (writer: "THE DIPSY DOODLE")
 2008 Australia (writer: "Whoa Babe")
 2002 One Hour Photo (writer: "My Reverie")
 1999 Angela's Ashes (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle")
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "My Reverie")
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (writer: "Satan Takes a Holiday" (1937))
 1987 Radio Days (performer: "I Double Dare You" (1937))
 1980 Raging Bull (lyrics: "My Reverie" (1938)) / (music: "My Reverie" (1938))
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle")
 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.31 (1956) ... (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle")
 1946 Headline Bands (Short) (writer: "Stop and Reconsider", "Dusk in Upper Sandusky" - uncredited)
 1944 Since You Went Away (music: "The Dipsy Doodle" (1937) - uncredited)
 1944 Study in Brown (Short) (writer: "Study in Brown")
 1940 The Dipsy Doodler (Short) (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle")
 1939 On the Air (Short) (music: "The Swing Session Is Called to Order" (uncreditd))
 1939 Larry Clinton & His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle" - uncredited)
 1938 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Dusk in Upper Sandusky" (1936) - uncredited)
 1938 Larry Clinton and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle", "College Humor", "Satan Takes a Holiday", "Stop and Reconsider", "Military Madcap" - uncredited)
 1938 Saturday Night Swing Club (Short) ("The Dipsy Doodle")
 1938 Queens of the Air (Short) (writer: "Dipsy Doodle")
 1938 Hall's Holiday (Short) (writer: "The Dipsy Doodle")
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CD: "In the Mood with Larry Clinton" (BSP)

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