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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 Girl Behind the Counter. Musical comedy. See more »

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