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Terry Gilkyson (1916–1999)

Terry Gilkyson was born on June 17, 1916 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA as Hamilton Henry Gilkyson III. He died on October 15, 1999 in Austin, Texas, USA. See full bio »


(age 83) in Austin, Texas, USA

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 2016 The Jungle Book (lyrics: "The Bare Necessities") / (music: "The Bare Necessities") (post-production)
 2013-2015 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Gala 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Quiero ser como tú (The Bare Necessities)")
- Episode #2.14 (2013) ... (writer: "Busca lo más vital")
 2014 Small Time (writer: "Memories are Made of This")
 2012 Hellfjord (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Greenfields")
 2011 My Week with Marilyn (lyrics: "Memories Are Made of This")
 2011 Alys (TV Series) (writer: "The Bare Necessities")
 2010 Disney Sing It: Family Hits (Video Game) (writer: "The Bare Necessities")
 2004 A Dirty Shame (writer: "Tell Me A Story")
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (writer: "Memories Are Made of This" - uncredited)
 2003 When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (producer: "Don't Say You Care")
 2003 The Jungle Book 2 (lyrics: "Bare Necessities" (Baloo Solo), "Bare Necessities", "Bare Necessities" (Reprise)) / (music: "Bare Necessities" (Baloo Solo), "Bare Necessities", "Bare Necessities" (Reprise))
 2002 Dalkeith (writer: "Memories are made of this")
  Operación triunfo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- Gala Disney (2002) ... (lyrics: "Busca lo más vital no más (The Bare Necessities)") / (music: "Busca lo más vital no más (The Bare Necessities)")
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 2001 Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (Documentary) (writer: "Look Me Over Closely")
 1999 Pushing Tin (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1999 Blast from the Past (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1998 Home Fries (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1996 Sleepers (writer: "Memories Are Made Of This")
 1996 Striptease (writer: "Memories Are Made Of This")
 1995 Circle of Friends (writer: "Memories Are Made Of This")
 1994 Mickey's Fun Songs: Campout at Walt Disney World (Video short) (lyrics: "Bare Necessities") / (music: "Bare Necessities")
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy ("Memories Are Made Of This")
 1993 The Cross Spider (writer: "Tyttö metsässä (Girl In The Wood)")
 1990/I Havana (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1989 Parents ("Memories Are Made of This")
 1987 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities (Video short) (lyrics: "The Bare Neceities") / (music: "The Bare Neceities")
 1987 Anna palaa (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 September 1987 (1987) ... (writer: "Vihreät niityt (Greenfields)")
 1981 Sonata for a Red-Haired Girl (music: "Zelený pláne /Green Fields/")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (writer: "Greenfields")
 1978 Lemon Popsicle (writer: "Green Fields")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 May 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Love Is a Golden Ring")
- Episode dated 24 January 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Love Is a Golden Ring")
 1970 The AristoCats (lyrics: "Thomas O'Malley Cat") / (music: "Thomas O'Malley Cat")
 1970 Sounds Like Us (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1968 The 40th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Bare Necessities")
 1967 The Jungle Book (lyrics: "The Bare Necessities" (1967)) / (music: "The Bare Necessities" (1967)) / (writer: "The Bare Necessities (Reprise)" (1967))
 1967 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music! Music! Music! (1967) ... (writer: "Mister Tap Toe" - uncredited)
 1964 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 December 1964 (1964) ... (writer: "The Cry of the Wild Goose" - uncredited)
 1964 The Moon-Spinners (writer: "The Moon-Spinners Song")
 1956-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Lettermen (1964) ... (writer: "Fast Freight" - uncredited)
- Jack Opens Beverly Hills Office (1956) ... (writer: "Memories Are Made Of This" - uncredited)
 1963 The Three Lives of Thomasina (lyrics: "Thomasina") / (music: "Thomasina")
 1963 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- June Music Festival (1963) ... (writer: "Green Fields")
 1963 Savage Sam ("Savage Sam And Me")
 1960-1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series) (lyrics - 38 episodes)
- The Marker (1961) ... (lyrics: "Stagecoach West")
- The Renegades (1961) ... (lyrics: "Stagecoach West")
- The Swindler (1961) ... (lyrics: "Stagecoach West")
- The Guardian Angels (1961) ... (lyrics: "Stagecoach West")
- The Orphans (1961) ... (lyrics: "Stagecoach West")
 1960 Swiss Family Robinson ("My Heart was an Island")
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.34 (1960) ... (writer: "Green Fields" - uncredited)
 1958 Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (Documentary) (writer: "Kari Waits For Me", "Marianne", "Sugar Cane", "Memories Are Made of This", "Saturday Night", "Don't You Worry", "Village of New York")
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dean Martin (1957) ... (writer: "Memories Are Made of This" - uncredited)
 1957 Heimweh... dort wo die Blumen blüh'n (writer: "Heimweh (Dort, wo die Blumen blüh'n)")
 1957 Calypso Joe (writer: "Sweet Sugar Cane", "Marianne")
 1956 Star in the Dust (writer: "Sam Hall")
 1956 Raw Edge (performer: "RAW EDGE") / (writer: "RAW EDGE")
 1956 Red Sundown (performer: "Red Sundown") / (writer: "Red Sundown")
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Memories Are Made of This")
 1954 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wild Goose (1954) ... (writer: "Cry of the Wild Goose")
 1952 Castle in the Air (writer: "The Girl In The Wood")
 1951 Slaughter Trail ("The Girl in the Wood", "Everyone's Crazy 'Ceptin' Me", "Jittery Deer-Foot Dan")
 1950 Saddle Tramp (writer: "Cry of the Wild Goose")
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Folk singer (with his group, the Easy Riders) and song writer, whose best-known compositions include "Marianne," "Cry of the Wild Goose," "Memories Are Made of This," and the Oscar-nominated "The Bare Necessities" from Disney's The Jungle Book (1967). See more »

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