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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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 2015 Daddy's Home (writer: "More Than I Can Say")
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "More Than I Can Say")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 7 (2014) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2014 St. Vincent (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 2014 Tatort (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kaltstart (2014) ... (writer: "I fought the Law")
 2014 RoboCop (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2013 The Love Punch (lyrics: "I Fought the Law" - as Curtis) / (music: "I Fought the Law" - as Curtis)
 2012 The Brass Teapot (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 2012 Unforgettable: The Sweeney (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lekio (2012) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2009-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round Two (2011) ... (writer: "Love is All Around")
- Round Six: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2011 Killer Elite (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 2011 The Help (writer: "Walk Right Back")
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 2010 The Skull (Short) (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2010 A Somewhat Gentle Man (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "I Fought The Law" - uncredited)
 2007 Donkey Xote (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2007 The Hunting Party (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Sickness & in Health (2007) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 2007 Firehouse Dog (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 2006/VI Gone (writer: "I FOUGHT THE LAW")
 2006 Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (performer: "I Fought the Law") / (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2006 A Good Year (writer: "Walk Right Back")
 2006 She's the Man (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 2005 Aurora Borealis (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 2005/I Man of the House (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "Love Is All Around")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 2003) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2003)
- My Mother the Carjacker (2003) ... (writer: "I Fought The Law (and the Law Won)")
- Barting Over (2003) ... ("Love is All Around")
- And Maggie Makes Three (1995) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around" - uncredited)
 2003 Intermission (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2002 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Kids Are Alright (2002) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "Love Is All Around (Mary Tyler Moore Theme)")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 2000 Attachments (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Burn Rate (2000) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 2000 Family Guy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Wasted Talent (2000) ... (music: "Love is All Around" - uncredited)
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (writer: "Love is All Around - Theme from The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - uncredited)
 2000 Mary and Rhoda (TV Movie) (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (writer: "Love Is All Around")
  7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- In Praise of Women (1999) ... (performer: "Love is All Around") / (writer: "Love is All Around")
 1997 Union Square (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot ... (writer: "Love Is All Around" - uncredited)
 1997 This Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unusual Suspect (1997) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 1993-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- San Francisco International (1994) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Operation Double 007 (1993) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Eegah (1993) ... (writer: "Love Is All Around" - uncredited)
 1993 Reckless Kelly (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (writer: "I FOUGHT THE LAW")
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lake (1991) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 1990 Cheers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grease (1990) ... (writer: "I Fought The Law")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Out Where the Buses Don't Run (1985) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984) ... (writer: "Walk Right Back (Live)" - uncredited)
 1980 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.9 (1980) ... (writer: "More Than I Can Say" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law")
 1978 Convoy (writer: "Walk Right Back")
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story (writer: "Rock Around with Ollie Vee" - uncredited)
  Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (performer - 168 episodes, 1970 - 1977) (writer - 168 episodes, 1970 - 1977)
- The Last Show (1977) ... (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Lou Dates Mary (1977) ... (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Mary's Big Party (1977) ... (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Mary's Three Husbands (1977) ... (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
- Murray Ghosts for Ted (1977) ... (performer: "Love Is All Around") / (writer: "Love Is All Around")
 1974 Badge '69' (writer: "I Fought the Law" - uncredited)
 1973 The Brothers O'Toole (performer: "Molly Be Damned")
 1968 Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (writer: "Walk Right Back" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.47 (1965) ... (writer: "I Fought the Law")
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "Love and Kisses")
 1965 Love and Kisses (lyrics: "Love and Kisses", "Say You Love Me") / (music: "Love and Kisses", "Say You Love Me")
 1965 Poor Little Rich Girl (writer: "Walk Right Back")
 1965 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Desk Photo (1965) ... (writer: "Love And Kisses" - uncredited)
- The Big Dog (1965) ... (writer: "Love And Kisses" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1965) ... (writer: "Cross My Heart")
 1963 Just for Fun (writer: "My Little Girl")
 1961 Buffalo Gun (writer: "Someday")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "The Sonny Curtis Style" (Elektra Records) 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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