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Doug Dillard (1937–2012)

Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney Dillard. See full bio »

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 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie)
Doug Darling
 1980 Popeye
Clem - the Banjo Player
 1979 The Rose
Country Band Member (uncredited)
 1963-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Doug Darling / Jebbin Darling
- The Darling Fortune (1966) ... Doug Darling (as The Dillards)
- The Darling Baby (1964) ... Doug Darling (as The Dillards)
- Divorce, Mountain Style (1964) ... Doug Darling (as The Dillards)
- Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee (1963) ... Doug Darling (as The Dillards)
- Mountain Wedding (1963) ... Doug Darling (as The Dillards)
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 1970 Please Do Not Touch (Short)
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 2013 The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (Documentary) (writer: "Something's Wrong", "She Darked The Sun", "Train Leaves Here This Morning", "With Care From Someone")
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 1973 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series)
- Celebrity Roast: Monty Hall (1973) ... Himself
 1970 Playboy After Dark (TV Series)
- Episode #2.18 (1970) ... Singer (as The Dillards)
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 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
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Brother of Rodney Dillard

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