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Abe Lyman (I) (1897–1957)

Abe Lyman was an extrovert bandleader with a penchant for organisation and marketing. He led several orchestras from the 1920's to the 40's, successfully catering to changing tastes in music. Trained as a drummer from the age of 14, Lyman worked predominantly in the cinema pits of theatre bands in the Chicago area until prompted by his brother ... See full bio »

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 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sunday Best (2012) ... (writer: "I Cried For You" - uncredited)
 2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Blood and Circuses (2012) ... (performer: "Havin' Lots Of Fun' traditional)
- Cocaine Blues (2012) ... (performer: "Skake That Thang" traditional)
 1997 Unmarried Couples: A Comedy That Will Break You Up (writer: "WHAT CAN I SAY AFTER I SAY I'M SORRY?" - as Donaldson/Lyman)
 1992 Diana Ross Live! The Lady Sings... Jazz & Blues: Stolen Moments (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I Cried For You")
 1991 Sweet Talker (writer: "I Cried for You")
 1987 Angel Heart (music: "I Cried For You")
 1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dr. Winchester and Mr. Hyde (1978) ... (writer: "I Cried for You" - uncredited)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.21 (1968) ... (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mon Petit Chou (1961) ... (music: "I Cried for You" - uncredited)
 1960 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How to Be Head of the House (1960) ... (writer: "I Cried For You" - uncredited)
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Susanna's Baby (1957) ... (writer: "I Cried For You - uncredited)
 1957 The Joker Is Wild (writer: "I Cried for You" - uncredited)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues (lyrics: "After I Say I'm Sorry" - uncredited)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?", "I Cried for You" - uncredited)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Downbeat Revue ... (music: "I Cried for You")
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (writer: "I Cried for You")
 1952 Somebody Loves Me (writer: "I Cried for You" (1923))
 1949 Mother Is a Freshman (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1948 Mary Lou (writer: "Mary Lou")
 1947 Sarge Goes to College (performer: "Blues In B Flat and Old Black Joe")
 1944 Bathing Beauty (lyrics: "I Cried for You" (1923) - uncredited) / (music: "I Cried for You" (1923) - uncredited)
 1943 Gals, Incorporated (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (writer: "I Cried for You" (1923) - uncredited)
 1939 The Women (writer: "I Cried for You" (1923) - uncredited)
 1939 Rita Rio and Her Orchestra (Short) (writer: "I Cried for You")
 1939 Idiot's Delight (writer: "I Cried for You" - uncredited)
 1936 Alladin from Manhattan (Short) (writer: "I Cried for You", " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?")
 1935 I Wished on the Moon (Short) (performer: "I Wished on the Moon")
 1934 The Song of Fame (Short) (writer: "I Cried For You" (1923))
 1931 One More Time (Short) (performer: "One More Time" - uncredited)
 1931 Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! (Short) (performer: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile")
 1930 Min and Bill (writer: "Summer Nights" - uncredited)
 1930 Pardon My Gun ("Deep Down South") / (performer: "Deep Down South", "Twelfth Street Rag", "A Cottage for Sale")
 1930 Paramount on Parade (performer: "Dancing To Save Your Soul")
 1929 Synthetic Sin (lyrics: "Did You Mean It?" - uncredited)
 1928 Gang War (writer: "Ya Comin' Up Tonight, Huh?")
 1928/II Abe Lyman and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Did You Mean It?") / (performer: "Waters of the Perkiomen", "Did You Mean It?", "Varsity Drag")
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