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Ian Hunter (IV)

Ian Hunter was born on June 3, 1939 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England as Ian Hunter Patterson. See full bio »

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Fright Night
Fright Night Soundtrack
Breaking the Waves
Breaking the Waves Soundtrack
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Kill the Messenger
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 2015 The Diary of a Teenage Girl (writer: "Roll Away the Stone")
 2014 Kill the Messenger (writer: "Sea Diver")
 2005 37 og et halvt (performer: "Artful Dodger") / (writer: "Artful Dodger")
 1996 Breaking the Waves (writer: "All the Way from Memphis")
 1990 Kasalanan ang buhayin ka (writer: "Love Can Make You Cry")
 1987 Light of Day (performer: "Cleveland Rocks") / (writer: "Cleveland Rocks")
 1986 The Wraith (performer: "WAKE UP CALL")
 1986 Iron Eagle (writer: "Love Can Make You Cry")
 1985 Fright Night (performer: "GOOD MAN IN A BAD TIME") / (producer: "GOOD MAN IN A BAD TIME")
 1984 Teachers (performer: " (I'm The) Teacher")
 1984 Up the Creek (performer: "Great Expectations You Never Know What To Expect) / (writer: "Great Expectations You Never Know What To Expect)
 1980 Up the Academy (performer: "We Gotta Get Out Of Here") / (writer: "We Gotta Get Out Of Here")
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (writer: "All the Way from Memphis" (1972))
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Radio was closed to us. We had a couple of stabs at singles; neither of them worked and we were never going to get Top of the Pops (1964) unless we got something special. When Bowie (David Bowie) found out we were thinking of splitting up he gave us Suffragette City and we said no. It was a good song, but not good enough. Then he played us Dudes and it was like, "Whoa, do you know what you're ... See more »


Presented the inaugural Classic Songwriter award by Classic Rock magazine in October 2005. See more »

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