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Ritchie Cordell (1943–2004)

American singer / songwriter / producer Richie Cordell was born Richard Rosenblatt in New York City in 1943. He began his musical career in his teens, singing and playing the guitar. In the early 1960s he made the acquaintance of a song plugger who introduced him to future superstar Paul Simon, then a struggling singer and songwriter using the ... See full bio »

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 2015 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Conjoined Queens (2015) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harrison Ford/Keri Russell/Joan Jett (2013) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2013 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Selfless, Brave and True (2013) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2012 One Piece Film Z (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2012 Bank Roll (writer: "Mony Mony")
 2012 Ted (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #19.44 (2011) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.111 (2010) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited)
 2011 Moneyball (writer: "Mony Mony")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.192 (2011) ... (writer: "Mony Mony" - uncredited)
 2011 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Dance (2011) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now" - uncredited)
 2011 I Melt with You (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2010 Easy A (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2010 Kick-Ass ("Bad Reputation")
 2010 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buried Pleasure (2010) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited)
 2010 The Runaways (writer: "I Want You", "Bad Reputation")
 2009 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Maximum Cloneage (2009) ... (music: "I Think I'm a Clone Now")
 2009 Endless Bummer (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2009) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now" - uncredited)
 2008 Baby Mama (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2006 It's a Boy Girl Thing (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Health Insurance (2005) ... (writer: "Mony Mony" - uncredited)
 2005 Bad News Bears ("Bad Reputation")
 2005/II Standing Still (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2005 Searching for Bobby D (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2004 '60s Pop Rock Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Mony, Mony" - as Richard Rosenblatt)
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "Bad Reputation" (concert version), "Bad Reputation" (original version))
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Bad Reputation" (1981) - as Rithchie Cordell)
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2001 Who Will Comfort Viivi? (TV Movie) (writer: "Muumi Muumi (Mony Mony)")
 2001 Shrek (writer: "Bad Reputation" (1981))
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
- Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
- The Little Things (2000) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
- Smooching and Mooching (2000) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
- Discos and Dragons (2000) ... (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2000 I'm the One That I Want (Documentary) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie) (writer: "Mony Mony")
 1999 Jawbreaker (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 1997 Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life (TV Special) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 1997 Beverly Hills Ninja (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (writer: "Mony, Mony" - as R. Cordell)
 1996 Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (TV Movie) (producer: "I LOVE ROCK' N ROLL")
 1996 Striptease (writer: "Mony Mony")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 12 to the Moon (1994) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now")
 1993 Heaven & Earth (writer: "Mony, Mony")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Slumber Party (1991) ... (writer: "Mony, Mony" - uncredited)
 1988 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Joey Gets Tough (1988) ... (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now" - uncredited)
 1988 Rockin' the Night Away (TV Movie) (writer: "I Think We're Alone Now", "Mony Mony")
 1986 Car Trouble (writer: "Mony Mony")
 1984 Firstborn (as R. Cordell, "Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'")
 1984 Du-beat-e-o (writer: "You Don't Know What You've Got", "I Want You", "Tell Me", "You Can't Get Me", "We're All Crazy Now")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited)
 1983 Flashdance (producer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 1970 No Place to Hide (writer: "Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'")
 1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All (lyrics: "The Biggest Bundle Of Them All") / (music: "The Biggest Bundle Of Them All")
 1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ozzie, the Babysitter (1966) ... (writer: "Fire Breathing Dragon" - uncredited)
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.19 (1966) ... (writer: "Fire-Breathin' Dragon" - uncredited)

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Single: Co-wrote "Indian Giver", a hit for the 1910 Fruitgum Company. See more »

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