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Sammy Kaye (1910–1987)

Composer ("Remember Pearl Harbor") and conductor, educated on scholarship at Ohio State University. He organized his first dance band while in college, eventually opening the College Inn, featuring his orchestra. With the Ohio U. band, he toured the USA, appearing on radio and introducing the program "So You Want to Lead a Band", which became his ... See full bio »

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 2001 The Anniversary Party (performer: "Charade")
 2000 Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story (Documentary) (performer: "Honey")
 1987 Radio Days (music: "Remember Pearl Harbor" (1941)) / (performer: "Remember Pearl Harbor" (1941))
 1963 The Victors (writer: "Remember Pearl Harbor" - uncredited)
 1942 Iceland (music: "Kaye's Melody" - uncredited)
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 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Office Dance (1954)
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Orchestra Leader Sammy Kaye
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 1966 Words and Music (TV Series) (creator)
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 1978 Big Band Bash (TV Movie)
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 1969 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.88 (1969) ... Himself
 1966-1967 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.8 (1967) ... Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1966) ... Himself
 1950-1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Orchestra Leader
- Episode #19.12 (1965) ... Himself - Orchestra Leader
- Episode #11.4 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #3.26 (1950) ... Himself
 1962 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.12 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.9 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.8 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Himself
 1960 Dough Re Mi (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 December 1960 (1960) ... Himself
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.15 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.14 (1957) ... Himself
 1957 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Orchestra Conductor
- Manager of the Baseball Team (1957) ... Himself - Guest Orchestra Conductor
 1951 Kreisler Bandstand (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.4 (1951) ... Himself
 1950 The Sammy Kaye Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1942 Iceland
Himself - Leader of His Orchestra
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 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie)
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Leader of one of the most popular so-called "sweet" bands of the big band era, he recorded prolifically for RCA Victor, Columbia, and American Decca records. His hit records included "It Isn't Fair," "Daddy," "Room Full of Roses," "Charade," and his theme, "Kaye's Melody." See more »

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