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Wilbert Harrison (1929–1994)

R&B singer Wilbert Harrison was born in 1929 in Charlotte, NC. He had been making records for a variety of small labels since the early 1950s, but never had a hit. That changed in 1959, when he recorded "Kansas City"--written by legendary songwriting team Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller--and it reached #1 on the R&B charts. Harrison toured in ... See full bio »

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 2014 And So It Goes (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 2014 The Little Rascals Save the Day (Video) (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 2013 Alan Partridge (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
 2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer's War (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (writer: "Let's Stick Together" - as Harrison)
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hungarian Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Stick Together" - uncredited)
 2006 Invincible (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 2004 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.2 (2004) ... (writer: "Let's Stick Together" - uncredited)
 2003 Big Fish (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 2003 Chooch (lyrics: "LET'S WORK TOGETHER") / (music: "LET'S WORK TOGETHER")
 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
 1999 The Match (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
 1999 This Year's Love (writer: "Let's Stick Together" - as W. Harrison)
 1998 The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson Video in the World... Ever! (Video documentary) (writer: "Let's Stick Together" - as Harrison)
 1994 Pontiac Moon (performer: "KANSAS CITY")
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Always Hurt the One You Love (1994) ... (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 1994 Forrest Gump ("Let's Work Together" (1962))
 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks (writer: "LET'S WORK TOGETHER")
 1994 Total Balalaika Show (Documentary) (lyrics: "Let's Work Together") / (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Parental Guidance Recommended (1993) ... (performer: "Kansas City" - uncredited)
 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 June 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
- Episode dated 10 June 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Let's Stick Together")
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1973) ... (writer: "Let's Work Together")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Kansas City")
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Album: "Kansas City" (Sphere Sound Records). See more »

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