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Ed Cobb (I) (1938–1999)

Musician, songwriter and record producer Ed Cobb was born in 1938. Cobb was a member of the pop group, The Four Preps, from 1956 to 1966. Ed either wrote or co-wrote a bunch of songs for an eclectic array of artists; said songs include "Dirty Water" and "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White" for The Standells, "No Way Out" for The Chocolate ... See full bio »

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 2015 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8645 (2015) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2015 The Last Man on Earth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alive in Tucson (2015) ... (writer: "Dirty Water" - uncredited)
 2014-2015 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Falsa alarma (2015) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
- Una familia muy normal (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2011-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Plugged/Unplugged Night (Semifinals) (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
- Round Five (2011) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 6: Halloween Special (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2014/I Pride (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2014 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
- Throwing It All Away (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2014 Daily Ukulele (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tainted Love - Soft Cell (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2013-2014 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Dos días en París (2014) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
- El sueño cumplido (2013) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2013 BioShock Infinite (Video Game) (lyrics: "Tainted Love") / (music: "Tainted Love")
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2012 Alphas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- When Push Comes to Shove (2012) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Sightseers (writer: "Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go?", "Tainted Love")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battles, Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2012 8 Minutes Idle (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (writer: "S.O.S.")
 2011 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2011 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elimination: Night 2 (2011) ... (writer: "SOS" - uncredited)
 2011 Just Go with It (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2011 Tonight You're Mine (writer: "Tainted Love", "Tainted Love (1976 Recording)" - as Cobb)
 2011 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monkey Business (2011) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2011 Helden von morgen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Manson/Fendrich (2011) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2011 Levenslied (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (writer: "Tainted love" - uncredited)
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2010/I Super (writer: "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.8 (2010) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) ... (writer: "Tainted Love", "Tainted Love" (uncredited))
 1996-2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 May 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 9 September 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 August 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2009 House of Boys (lyrics: "Tainted Love" - as Edd Cobb) / (music: "Tainted Love" - as Edd Cobb)
 2009 The Firm (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2009 Brüno (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2009 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dr. Tom (2009) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2008 True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (TV Movie) (writer: "SOS(Rescue Me)")
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Screwby (2008) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.11 (2008) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Perform (2008) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2008 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- First Day (2008) ... (writer: "SOS" - uncredited)
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2008 Miss Conception (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Something Borrowed (2008) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (writer: "Tainted Love" - as Edward Cobb)
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Movie) (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Writing on the Wall (2007) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (writer: "SOS")
 2007 The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vegas, Baby (2007) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 Talk to Me (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 The Riches (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2007 Rudy: The Return of the Racing Pig (as Edward C. Cobb, "S.O.S.")
 2006 This Is England (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2006 Bring It On: All or Nothing (Video) (writer: "SOS" - as Edward C. Cobb)
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2005 Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (Video) (writer: "Dirty Water")
 2005 Feed (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Brass (2005) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2005 Fever Pitch (writer: "Dirty Water" (1966))
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The End of the World (2005) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2005 Beauty Shop (writer: "Tainted Love" (1964))
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tainted Love (2005) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2004 Imaginary Heroes (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2004 13 Going on 30 (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2004 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2004 Stateside (writer: "Dirty Water" - as Edward Cobb)
 2004 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2003 Rockpalast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marilyn Manson - Rock am Ring 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2003 Kangaroo Jack (writer: "Tainted Love" - as Edward Cobb)
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "Every Little Bit Hurts")
 2002 Showboy (writer: "Tainted Love" - as Edward Cobb)
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2002) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 2002 Cherish (writer: "Tainted Love" - as Edward Cobb)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2001 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Girl (2001) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 1981-2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 1981 Reunion Special (2001) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
- Episode dated 3 September 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
- Episode dated 13 August 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Tainted Love")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Legends of the Mall (2000) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1999 Strange Planet (performer: "Tainted Love") / (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1999 The Secret Life of Girls (writer: "Dirty Water")
 1999 Edtv (writer: "Dirty Water")
 1999 Casper & Mandrilaftalen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1999 200 Cigarettes ("Tainted Love")
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sideshow (1999) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1997 I'm Alan Partridge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Basic Alan (1997) ... (writer: "Tainted Love" - uncredited)
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1996 Sleepers (writer: "Tainted Love (Where Did Our Love Go)" - as Edward C. Cobb)
 1996 Celtic Pride (writer: "Dirty Water")
 1996 Hustler White (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1993 Coneheads (as Edward C. Cobb, "Tainted Love")
 1993 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (1993) ... (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1992 Adeus Princesa (writer: "TAINTED LOVE" - as Edward C. Cobb)
 1991 Pyrates (writer: "Tainted Love")
 1991 Memorabilia: The Video Singles (Video) (writer: "Tainted Love '91")
 1988 Tiger Warsaw (writer: "Dirty Water")
 1973 A Name for Evil (lyrics: "Mountain Woman")
 1966 Breakaway (Short) (writer: "Breakaway")
 1960 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Piano for the Fraternity (1960) ... (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
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Songwriter: Wrote "Dirty Water", a hit for The Standells. See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward C. Cobb | The Four Preps - Ed | The Four Preps
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Member of the 1950s vocal group The Four Preps.

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