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 2016 Tower (Documentary) (performer: "Daydream")
 2015 Good Girls Revolt (TV Series) (performer: "Darling Be Home Soon" - uncredited)
 2015 Wimbledon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- 2015: Day 3, Part 3 (2015) ... (performer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
- 2015: Day 3, Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 2015 Moonwalkers (performer: "Daydream")
 2014 Rugby League: Challenge Cup (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Semi-Final: Castleford vs. Widnes (2014) ... (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic" - uncredited)
 2012 Fairport Convention, Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (TV Movie) (performer: "Blues in the Bottle")
 2012 Meet the Pyro (Video short) (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic?")
 2012 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Commissions and Fees (2012) ... (performer: "Butchie's Tune" - uncredited)
 2011-2012 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) ... (performer: "Summer in the City")
- Comic Book Advertisements (2011) ... (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2011 Anstalten (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Ingen beviser, ingen småkager (2011) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Hvor ville 67 ugler gemme sig? (2011) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Helle for at være Karsten Jensen (2011) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Vandskade og spøgelser (2011) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Måske de ka' sælges i Bangkok (2011) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 2010 Hopeless (Short) (performer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
 2010 The Last Shot 2 (Short) (performer: "Summer in the City")
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie) (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic" (1965))
 2009 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 2006 Sixty Six (performer: "Daydream")
 2006 Comeback Season (performer: "Darling Be Home Soon")
 2006 Date Movie (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic?")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Revolution (2005) ... (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic?")
 2004 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "Daydream", "Do You Believe In Magic")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Jug Band Music")
 2002 In America (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic" (1965))
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Papa's Got a Brand New Badge (2002) ... (performer: "Summer in the City")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 1998 The Parent Trap (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (performer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (performer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 18. Juli 1998 (1998) ... (performer: "Summer In The City" - uncredited)
 1996 My Entire Life (performer: "Summer in the City")
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (performer: "Darlin' Be Home Soon")
 1996 I Shot Andy Warhol (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 1995 Three Wishes (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 1995 Magic in the Water (performer: "Do You believe In Magic")
 1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance (performer: "Summer in the City")
 1994 The War (performer: "Daydream")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (performer: "Summer in the City")
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (performer: "Nashville Cats")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cocoa and Sympathy (1990) ... (performer: "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind" - uncredited)
 1989 Field of Dreams (performer: "Daydream")
 1980 Getting Wasted (performer: "Day Dream" - as The Loving Spoonful)
 1980 One-Trick Pony (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic")
 1976 Hot Summer in the City (performer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 1974 Stardust (performer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 1971 Summer in the City (performer: "Summer In The City", "Daydream")
 1967 Poor Cow (performer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.20 (1967) ... (performer: "Nashville Cats", "Darlin' Be Home Soon")
 1966 Blow-Up (performer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?")
 1966 You're a Big Boy Now (performer: "Girl, Beautiful Girl", "Wash Her Away", "Darling Be Home Soon", "You're a Big Boy Now")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic?", "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.52 (1965) ... (performer: "Do You Believe in Magic?")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1965) ... (performer: "Let the Good Times Roll", "Do You Believe in Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make up Your Mind", "When the Saints Go Marchin' In")
 1965 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.55 (1965) ... (performer: "Do You Believe In Magic?" - uncredited)
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Personal Quote:

Mark Sebastian was not a member of The Lovin' Spoonful. In fact, he shared composition credits of the song "Summer In The City".


The group's original lineup consisted of Steve Boone (bass and vocals), Joe Butler (drums), John Sebastian (vocals), and the late Zal Yanovsky (guitar and vocals). See more »

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