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Roger Cook (II)

Born Roger Frederick Cook in Bristol, England, U.K. and veteran of the U.K. and U.S. music scenes. A long-standing songwriting partnership was forged with Roger Greenaway when they met as members of the group, the Kestrels in the 1960s. This prolific musical partnership has produced many memorable songs, including "You Got Your Troubles" (... See full bio »

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Known For

Remember the Titans
Remember the Titans Soundtrack
(2000)
Amores Perros
Amores Perros Soundtrack
(2000)
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Soundtrack
(2012)
The Lobster
The Lobster Soundtrack
(2015)

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 2017 Kong: Skull Island (writer: "Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)")
 2016 Oasis: Supersonic (Documentary) (writer: "Shakermaker")
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress")
 2016 The American Side (writer: "A Street Called Hope")
 2016 SuomiLOVE (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... (writer: "Sydämeni osuman sai")
 2015 Mad Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Person to Person (2015) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2015 The Lobster (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" - as Cook)
 2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 January 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)")
 2014 The Rewrite (writer: "7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)")
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.163 (2014) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Red John's Rules (2013) ... (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2012 ZTV News (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halloween 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Fap (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2012 Trouble with the Curve (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress")
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony)")
 2012 Cloclo (writer: "Il fait beau, il fait bon (Freddom come, Freedom go)")
 2011 Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2011) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" - uncredited)
 2011 Funkytown (writer: "Doctors Orders" - as Roger Frederick Cook)
 2010 Catch or Release? (Video short) (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2009 The Lovely Bones (writer: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)" (1971))
 2009 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 4 Days Out (2009) ... (writer: "Good Morning Freedom")
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? (2008) ... (writer: "Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress" - uncredited)
 2007 Qwerty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2007) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing")
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Our Other Cops Is On!: Part 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" - uncredited)
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dating Game (2007) ... (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" - uncredited)
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2007) ... ("Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)")
 2006 En uppstoppad hund (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing") / (music: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing") / (writer: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing")
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Protest (2006) ... ("Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)", uncredited)
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" (extract))
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stannie Get Your Gun (2005) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony)")
 2005 Little Fish (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 2005 The Longest Yard ("Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)")
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (writer: "Love Is on a Roll" - as Roger F. Cook)
 2004 Alone with Dennis Locorriere (Video documentary) (writer: "Years From Now")
 2004 Huips (TV Movie) (writer: "Sydämeni osuman sai" - as Cook)
 2004 '60s Pop Rock Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Green Grass" - as Roger F. Cook)
 2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Final (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing")
 2003 Herr Lehmann (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 2003 Pearls and Pigs (writer: "Sydämeni osuman sai (Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart)")
 2003 I Love the '70s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1971 (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2003 Liquid Assets (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis's Million$ (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (writer: "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling")
 2000 Remember the Titans (writer: "Long Cool Woman In a Black Dress")
 2000 The Wedding Tackle (lyrics: "Something Tells Me (Something's Gonna Happen Tonight)") / (music: "Something Tells Me (Something's Gonna Happen Tonight)") / (writer: "You've Got Your Troubles")
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Where There's Smoke... (2000) ... (writer: "Doctor's Orders")
 2000 Amores Perros (writer: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)")
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" - uncredited)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short) ("Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress")
 1999 East Is East (writer: "The Banner Man" (1971))
 1998 Strisser på Samsø (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- På havets bund (1998) ... (writer: "I Just Wanna Dance With You")
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (writer: "Doctor's Orders")
 1997 Lawn Dogs (writer: "Doctor's Orders")
 1996 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.231 (1996) ... (writer: "I Believe in You")
 1996 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.6 (1996) ... (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 1996 Oasis: (What's the Story?) - An MTV News Special (TV Short documentary) (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 1995 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 December 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "I Believe In You")
 1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (writer: "My Baby Loves Lovin'")
 1989-1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tormented (1992) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
- The Last Chase (1989) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 1992 Completely Hooked (Video) (writer: "Years From Now")
 1991 Memorabilia: The Video Singles (Video) (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 1990 Air America (writer: "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress")
 1989 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Little Problems (1989) ... (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart")
 1976-1989 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 February 1989 (1989) ... (writer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
- Episode dated 12 October 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Talking in Your Sleep")
- Episode dated 28 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Talking in Your Sleep")
- Episode dated 29 July 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Side Show")
  Wogan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1987) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Episode dated 9 November 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "Melting Pot") / (writer: "Melting Pot")
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vacation (1986) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" - uncredited)
 1982 Six Pack (writer: "Hello I Love You")
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway (performer: "You're Crazy But I Like You", "Years from Now") / (writer: "Years from Now")
 1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (lyrics: "You Make It Sound So Easy") / (music: "You Make It Sound So Easy")
 1979 Being There (writer: "I'd Like To Get To Know You" - uncredited)
 1979 Claude François - le film de sa vie (Documentary) (writer: "Il fait beau, il fait bon (Freddom come, Freedom go)")
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 March 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Way It Used to Be")
- Episode dated 13 February 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again")
- Episode dated 28 February 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Like Sister and Brother")
 1974 Confessions of a Window Cleaner (lyrics: "This is your life Timmy Lea") / (music: "This is your life Timmy Lea")
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1973) ... (writer: "We've Got to Do it Now")
 1973 Ted Hamilton and Johnny Farnham, Together Again for the Very First Time (TV Movie) (writer: "Everything Is out of Season")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 April 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Everything Is out of Season")
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid (writer: "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke")
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" - uncredited)
 1971 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Undercover Sanitary Inspector (1971) ... (writer: "Everybody's Singing Like Now")
 1971 Long Ago, Tomorrow (lyrics: "Many Loving Things") / (performer: "Many Loving Things") / (writer: "A Time for Winning")
 1970 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (1970) ... (writer: "You've Got Your Troubles")
 1968 Andy Williams' Kaleidoscope Company (TV Movie) (writer: "Medley: Words of Love")
 1968 Cilla (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer: "High'n'Dry")
 1966 Modesty Blaise (performer: "Modesty Blaise" - as David and Jonathan)
 1965 Hullabaloo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1965) ... (writer: "You've Got Your Troubles")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1965) ... (writer: "You've Got Your Troubles")
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Alternate Names:

David & Jonathan | David + Jonathan | David and Jonathan | Blue Mink
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Trivia:

Roger Cook co-wrote the Fortunes hit singles "You've Got Your Troubles", "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again" and "Freedom Come, Freedom Go". He even suggested that they recorded "Storm in a Teacup", written by Lynsey de Paul and Ron Roker which was to be their last U.K. chart success.

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