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Will D. Cobb (1876–1930)

Songwriter ("Sunbonnet Sue", "School Days", "Waltz Me Around Again Willie"), and author, educated at Girard College. He was a department-store salesman before becoming a songwriter. Joining ASCAP in 1927, his chief musical collaborator was Gus Edwards. His other popular-song compositions include "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay", "The Little Red School House", "I... See full bio »

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 1995 Forget Paris (writer: "School Days")
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (lyrics: "Good-bye Dolly Gray" - uncredited)
 1968 The Subject Was Roses (writer: "Sunbonnet Sue" - uncredited)
 1955 Flickan i regnet (lyrics: "SCHOOL DAYS")
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (lyrics: "If I Was a Millionaire" - uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me (lyrics: "I Can't Tell Why I Love You, But I Do" (1900))
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor (lyrics: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" - uncredited) / (music: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" - uncredited)
 1946 In Old Sacramento (lyrics: "I Can't Tell Why I Love You, But I Do")
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue (lyrics: "School Days", "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" - uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (lyrics: "School Days" (1907) - uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway (lyrics: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay") / (music: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay")
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (lyrics: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" - uncredited)
 1941 New York Town (lyrics: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay!")
 1939 The Star Maker (lyrics: "If I Was a Millionaire", "Sunbonnet Sue", "I Can't Tell Why I Love You, But I Do")
 1939 Broadway Serenade (lyrics: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" (1908) - uncredited)
 1933 One Sunday Afternoon ("Good-Bye, Little Girl, Good-Bye" (1904), uncredited)
 1933 Cavalcade (lyrics: "Good-bye Dolly Gray" (1900) - uncredited)
 1929 Frozen Justice (writer: "Goodbye, Dolly Gray")
 1927 The Jazz Singer (writer: "If a Girl Like You Loved a Boy Like Me" - uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Wizard of Oz. Musical. Music by Paul Tietjens and A. Baldwin Sloane. Book by L. Frank Baum. Lyrics by L. Frank Baum. Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum. Musical Director: Charles Zimmerman. Featuring songs with lyrics by Glen MacDonough, Vincent Bryan, James O'Dea, Edgar Smith, Will D. Cobb, Henry Blossom, Louis Weslyn, ... See more »

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