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Wayne King (III) (1901–1985)


Conductor, composer and clarinetist, educated at Valparaiso University. He played professional football and was an insurance salesman and an auto and railroad mechanic. His musical career began when he played clarinet for the Del Lampe Orchestra, eventually leading his own orchestra for nine years at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. Later, his orchestra... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2011 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Cast (2011) ... (music: "The Waltz You Saved for Me")
 2004 Moog (Documentary) (writer: "Beautiful Love")
 1989 Teenage Babylon (Short) (as King, "Beautiful Love")
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors (music: "Beautiful Love" (1931))
 1978 The Carpenters... Space Encounters (TV Special) (writer: "Goofus")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 March 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "Cumana", "My Love, Forgive Me (Amore Scusami)")
 1967 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pee Wee King & the Collins Sisters (1967) ... (writer: "The Waltz You Save For Me" (instrumental))
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (performer: "Melody of Love" - uncredited)
 1964 Hawaiian Aye Aye (Short) (music: "Hula Lou" - uncredited)
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 September 1960 (1960) ... (music: "The Waltz You Gave to Me" - uncredited)
 1946 Champagne Music (Short) (music: "Josephine")
 1944 Sing a Jingle (music: "Beautiful Love")
 1943 What's Buzzin' Buzzard? (Short) (music: "Goofus")
 1943 The Hard Way (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1940 Flowing Gold (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1937 Men in Exile (writer: "From Me to You" (1933) - uncredited)
 1935 Little Big Shot (writer: "From Me to You" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934/II Rambling 'Round Radio Row (Short) (music: "Blue Hours" - uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (writer: "From Me to You" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 This Man Is Mine (writer: "Blue Hours" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Hi, Nellie! (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1933 Eddie Duchin & Orchestra (Short) (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1933 Bosko's Mechanical Man (Short) (writer: "From Me to You" - uncredited)
 1933 Mary Stevens, M.D. (writer: "From Me to You" (1933) - uncredited)
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Trivia:

A prolific composer, his most famous songs include "Josephine", "Goofus", "Beautiful Love", "Melody of Love" and his band's theme, "The Waltz You Saved For Me". See more »

Nickname:

The Waltz King

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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