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Snuff Garrett (1938–2015)

Snuff Garrett was born on July 5, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Thomas Lesslie Garrett. He was a composer, known for Every Which Way But Loose (1978), Any Which Way You Can (1980) and The Cannonball Run (1981). He was married to Nettie Sanford. He died on December 16, 2015 in Sonoita, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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Every Which Way But Loose
Every Which Way But Loose Music Department
Any Which Way You Can
Any Which Way You Can Music Department
The Cannonball Run
The Cannonball Run Music Department
Smokey and the Bandit II


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 1999 Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (TV Movie)
 1999 Hard Time: The Premonition (TV Movie)
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
 1989-1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Night Train (1990)
- Die Laughing (1989)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (uncredited)
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Single: Produced "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" for Cher. See more »

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Garrett worked as a producer for local bands at the age of 15 and, two years later, became a DJ in Lubbock, TX, where he met and got to know Buddy Holly. He later moved to KSYD in Wichita Falls, TX, where he broadcast a tribute to Holly after his death in a plane crash with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. See more »

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