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Sonny Curtis

With a successful career as a singer, songwriter, musician and entertainer, Sonny Curtis is one of those rare artists who helped shape the course of American music and still plays a role in its direction today. As lead guitarist in Buddy Holly's pre-Crickets group, The Three Tunes, and later as a member of The Crickets, Sonny helped nurture the ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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  Evening Shade (TV Series) (theme - 21 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (composer - 2 episodes, 1990)
- The Baby Show (1991) ... (theme)
- Far from the Madden Crowd (1991) ... (theme)
- I Am Wood Hear Me Roar (1991) ... (theme)
- Sex Education (1991) ... (theme)
 1978 Convoy (composer: song "Walk Right Back")
  Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (composer - 168 episodes, 1970 - 1977) (performer - 168 episodes, 1970 - 1977)
- The Last Show (1977) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Lou Dates Mary (1977) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Mary's Big Party (1977) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Mary's Three Husbands (1977) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Murray Ghosts for Ted (1977) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
 1971 Mooch Goes to Hollywood (TV Movie) (singer: title song)
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A member of the original The Crickets, he was a prolific songwriter. Among his compositions are the theme song from Mary Tyler Moore (1970) ("Love Is All Around"), "Walk Right Back" (a hit for The Everly Brothers, "More Than I Can Say" (a hit for Leo Sayer and "I Fought the Law" (a hit for The Bobby Fuller Four, See more »


Alternate Names:

The Crickets
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Trivia:

Curtis wrote "I Fought the Law", a hit for The Bobby Fuller Four in 1965. In 1966 Fuller was found dead in his car, parked outside an apartment building in Hollywood, CA. The building was one that Curtis used to live in.

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