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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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 2008 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Documentary) (writer: "School Days")
 2006 Class Act (Documentary) (writer: "School Days" (Main Title), "School Days")
 1998 Winchell (TV Movie) (writer: "School Days" - as Will Cobb)
 1995 Forget Paris (writer: "School Days")
 1990 Matlock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Student (1990) ... (writer: "School Days" - uncredited)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (lyrics: "Good-bye Dolly Gray" - uncredited)
 1968 The Subject Was Roses (writer: "Sunbonnet Sue" - uncredited)
 1957 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Parents Are Pigeons (1957) ... (writer: "School Days" - 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)
 1932/II School Days (Short) (lyrics: "School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids)")
 1930 Kiddie Revue (Short) (lyrics: "Boop-Boop-A-Doop" (1930), "A Little Bit of Opera" (1930), "Babies a la Mode" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Song Writers' Revue (Short) (lyrics: "School Days")
 1929 Frozen Justice (writer: "Goodbye, Dolly Gray")
 1927 The Jazz Singer (writer: "If a Girl Like You Loved a Boy Like Me" - uncredited)
 1908 Waltz Me Around Again Willie (Short) (lyrics: "Waltz Me Around Again, Willie" (1906))
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Other Works:

Stage Play: His Honor the Mayor. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Julian Edwards, Gus Edwards, Alfred E. Aarons and Will D. Cobb and Shields. Lyrics by Charles J. Campbell and R.M. Skinner. Book by Charles J. Campbell and R.M. Skinner. Featuring "Anastasia Brady" by William Jerome. Musical Director: Daniel Dore. Directed by J.K. Adams. ... See more »

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