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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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Forget Paris
Forget Paris Soundtrack
(1995)
Winchell
Winchell Soundtrack
(1998)

Filmography

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 2015 Boston Nightly: Long Term Parking (writer: "Yip! Adee! I Aye")
 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) - uncredited)
 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 (music: "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" - uncredited)
 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")
 1931 Teacher's Pest (Short) (lyrics: "School Days" - uncredited)
 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")
 1929 Song of the Roses (Short) (lyrics: "For You a Rose")
 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))
 1906 Goodbye Sweet Marie (Short) (lyrics: "Goodbye Sweet Marie")
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Strollers. Musical comedy. Music by Ludwig Englander. Book by Harry B. Smith. Adapted from the German of L. Kremm and C. Lindau. Lyrics by Harry B. Smith. Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis. Additional lyrics by Raymond Browne, Fred Meyer, William Jerome, Will D. Cobb, Robert B. Smith and Jeff T. Branen. Additional music ... See more »

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