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 2002 Try Seventeen (performer: "Hootchie Cootchie Dance" - as Jim Gilstrap)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (performer: "DING DONG THE WITCH IS DEAD")
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Marital Blitz (1990) ... (performer: "Heroes All")
 1987 Rock Odyssey (performer: "The Great Pretender", "Blueberry Hill")
 1986 The Men's Club (performer: "A Fool for Love", "Taking a Stand" - as Jim Gilstrap)
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Fix (1986) ... (performer: "The Water's Too Deep" - uncredited)
 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series) (performer - 133 episodes)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (performer: "Good Times")
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (performer: "Good Times")
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (performer: "Good Times")
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (performer: "Good Times")
- The Physical (1979) ... (performer: "Good Times")
 1975 Three Days of the Condor (performer: "I've Got You Where I Want You" - uncredited)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ragtime Billy Peaches (1975) ... (performer: "Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow" - as Jim Gilstrap)
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead (performer: "Easy, Baby" - as Jim Gilstrap)
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 2010 Faster
Gospel Choir
 2003-2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Wise Old Cat Singer / Soulful Prune
- Girls Just Want to Have Sums (2006) ... Wise Old Cat Singer (voice)
- 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) ... Soulful Prune (voice, uncredited)
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Choir #3
- Small Packages (2002) ... Choir #3
 1997 Wag the Dog
American Dream Singer
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
Sam, Blue Note Club Pianist
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 2016 The Simpsons (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- The Burns Cage (2016) ... (singer - uncredited)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (musician: gospel singer - as Jim Gilstrap)
 2000 In His Life: The John Lennon Story (TV Movie) (musical re-recording - as Jim Gilstrap)
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 1998 The 1998 Soul Train Christmas Starfest (TV Movie) (additional vocals - as Jim Gilstrap)

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