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Ray Egan (1890–1952)

Prolific lyricist ("Ain't We Got Fun?", "Sleepy Time Gal", "Till We Meet Again"), he came to the USA in 1892 and was educated at the University of Michigan. He was a bank clerk, and then a staff writer for Grinnells Music Company in Detroit, Michigan. He wrote songs for the Broadway musicals "Robinson Crusoe, Jr.", "Silks and Satins", "Holka Polka... See full bio »

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 2013 BioShock Infinite (Video Game) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?" (1921) - uncredited)
  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Milkmaid's Lot (2012) ... (writer: "Bimini Bay" - uncredited)
- Family Limitation (2010) ... (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman")
- Nights in Ballygran (2010) ... (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman")
 2012 Lil Tokyo Reporter (Short) (lyrics: "Japanese Sandman" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow (2012) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 2011 The Theatre Bizarre ("Ain't We Got Fun?")
 2011 Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 2, Get Tannen (Video Game) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 2010 True Blood (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Fresh Blood (2010) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?" - uncredited)
 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (writer: "Japanese Sandman" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 2008 Love Soup (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Green Widow (2008) ... (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 2006 Ira & Abby (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 2005 Happy Endings (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 2004 Knots (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 2001 The Cat's Meow (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1996 The English Patient (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 1989 Till We Meet Again (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1988 Monkey Shines (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1987 The Happy Valley (TV Movie) (writer: "I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)" - uncredited)
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1987 Rock Odyssey (writer: "Till We Meet Again")
 1986 Heat (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1985 The Passing (writer: "Why, Dear? - Medley Fox Trot")
 1984 Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Crackler (1984) ... (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1983 Zelig (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1980 Big Blonde (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1980 The Ninth Configuration (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Preventative Medicine (1979) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 1975-1977 The Waltons (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- The Hero (1977) ... (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again")
- The Prophecy (1975) ... (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again")
 1974 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 1973 The Laughing Policeman (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1973 Sleeper (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1971 All in the Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Gloria Poses in the Nude (1971) ... (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1968 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Only a Husband (1968) ... (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1966 The Sand Pebbles (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1965 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 May 1965 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1957-1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Bunny Cooks a Meal (1962) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?" - uncredited)
- Parents Are Pigeons (1957) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?" - uncredited)
 1962 All Night Long (writer: "I Never Knew I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You")
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 December 1961 (1961) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Sea Fire (1960) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.52 (1960) ... (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (writer: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1959 Maverick (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill (1959) ... (lyrics: "Some Sunday Morning")
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1957) ... (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Conspirators (1957) ... (lyrics: "Some Sunday Morning")
 1957 The Three Faces of Eve (writer: "I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)" - uncredited)
 1955 Dime to Retire (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1953 Cruisin' Down the River (writer: "I Never Knew")
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (lyrics: "Ain't we got Fun" - uncredited)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman")
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1951 On Moonlight Bay (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1950 The Jackpot (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun?" - uncredited)
 1950 The Big Hangover (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1949 Adam's Rib (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal' - uncredited)
 1949 Community Sing 1655: June in January (Short) (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal")
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1948 The Pest That Came to Dinner (Short) (lyrics: "Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose" - uncredited)
 1948 Musical Merry-Go-Round #5 (Short) (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal")
 1947 Song of the Thin Man (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1947 Blaze of Noon (writer: "I Never Knew")
 1945 The Crimson Canary (writer: "I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)" - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (lyrics: "Some Sunday Morning" - uncredited)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1943 Destination Tokyo (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920), "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1943 Never a Dull Moment (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal")
 1943 Honeymoon Lodge (writer: "I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)" - uncredited)
 1943 Flop Goes the Weasel (Short) (lyrics: "Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose" - uncredited)
 1943 The Fifth-Column Mouse (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1942 Tish (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1942 The Ducktators (Short) (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1942 Sleepytime Gal (writer: "Sleepytime Gal")
 1941 Penny Serenade (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman", "Ain't We Got Fun?" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1940 It All Came True (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1938 Rise and Sing (Short) (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1937 Ain't We Got Fun (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1936 Maid for a Day (Short) (lyrics: "My Man Is on the River", "Would You Ring the Gong on Me?", "Live, Love and Learn" - uncredited)
 1936 Wash Your Step (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1934 Roast-Beef and Movies (Short) (lyrics: "Blue Daughter of Heaven")
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady (lyrics: "Downstream Drifter" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Ever in My Heart (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1933 Bosko's Mechanical Man (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1933 Ann Vickers (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies (lyrics: "Three on a Match" (1932) - uncredited)
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy (lyrics: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1932 Doctor X (lyrics: "Somebody's Wrong" (1923) - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko at the Beach (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1932 Red-Headed Woman (lyrics: "Red-Headed Woman" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1931 Side Show (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1931 Cracked Nuts (lyrics: "Dance" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Swing High (lyrics: "There's Happiness Over the Hill")
 1930 Caught Short (lyrics: "Going Spanish" - as Raymond B. Egan)
 1930 Paramount on Parade (lyrics: "My Marine")
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920), "Blue Daughter of Heaven" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Song Writers' Revue (Short) (lyrics: "The Japanese Sandman")
 1929 The Country Gentlemen (Short) (lyrics: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters (lyrics: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
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Stage Play: Tip Top. Musical. Music by Ivan Caryll. Book by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside. Lyrics by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside. Music orchestrated by William E. MacQuinn. Featuring songs by Richard A. Whiting, Fred Rose, Henry I. Marshall, Marion Sunshine, Ray Henderson, Louis Breau, Tom Brown and Jack Frost. Featuring songs with ... See more »
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Lyricist whose popular songs include "Japanese Sandman" and Ain't We Got Fun." See more »

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