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Ballard MacDonald (1882–1935)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Curtain Call (2013) ... (music: "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" - uncredited)
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Age of Reason (2011) ... (writer: "Rose of Washington Square" - uncredited)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Back Home in Indiana")
 2006 7th Heaven (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Magic of Gershwin (2006) ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 2004 See You in My Dreams (TV Movie) (writer: "The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine")
 2001 The Cat's Meow (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" (1924), "Rose of Washington Square (Version 1)" (1919)) / (writer: "Breeze" (1919))
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (writer: "Indiana (Back Home Again In)" (1917))
 1997 Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Rose of Washington Square" - uncredited)
 1988 It Came from Somewhere Else (lyrics: "Trail of the Lonesome Pine")
 1987 3-2-1 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.3 (1987) ... (lyrics: "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine")
 1986 Hoosiers (lyrics: "Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)")
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie) (writer: "Rose of Washington Square")
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously (lyrics: "Beautiful Ohio Waltz")
 1981 American Pop (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1976 (1976) ... (lyrics: "Trail of the Lonesome Pine")
 1975 Funny Lady (lyrics: "Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley" - uncredited)
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.30 (1970) ... (writer: "Back Home in Indiana")
 1968 A Little of What You Fancy (Documentary) (writer: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1966-1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (1968) ... (lyrics: "Rose of Washington Square" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.2 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (music: "Rose of Washington Square" - uncredited)
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.15 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Indiana")
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (lyrics: "Back Home Again in Indiana")
 1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #16.29 (1963) ... (writer: "Somebody Loves Me")
  Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1961) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... (writer: "Back Home in Indiana")
- Episode #1.3 ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (lyrics: "Indiana" - uncredited)
 1959 The Five Pennies (lyrics: " (Back Home Again in) Indiana" (1917) - uncredited)
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Episode #3.15 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.29 (1958) ... (writer: "(Back Home Again in) Indiana")
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (writer: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (music: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1956-1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (1957) ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1954 Deep in My Heart (lyrics: "I Love to Go Swimmin' with Wimmen")
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl (lyrics: "On the Mississippi" - uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1952 With a Song in My Heart (lyrics: "INDIANA")
 1951 Fixed Bayonets! (lyrics: "Indiana" - uncredited)
 1951 Droopy's Good Deed (Short) (lyrics: "Beautiful Ohio")
 1951 Lullaby of Broadway (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (writer: "Play That Barbershop Chord" - uncredited)
 1948 Musical Merry-Go-Round No. 6 (Short) (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1946 Cowboy Blues (lyrics: "Back Home Again in Indiana")
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (lyrics: "On the Mississippi" - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me" - uncredited)
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (lyrics: "Indiana" - uncredited)
 1944 Broadway Rhythm (lyrics: "Somebody Loves Me")
 1943 Hoosier Holiday (lyrics: " (Back Home Again in) Indiana")
 1943 Variety Jubilee (writer: "On the Mississippi" - uncredited)
 1943 Tahiti Honey (writer: "Clap Hands Here Comes Charley" - uncredited)
 1942 Cairo (lyrics: "Beautiful Ohio" (1918) - uncredited)
 1941 Remember the Day (lyrics: "Indiana" - uncredited)
 1940 Remember the Night (lyrics: " (Back Home Again in) Indiana" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 The Frozen Limits (lyrics: "If I Should Plant a Tiny Seed of Love" (1909) - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (lyrics: "Rose of Washington Square")
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (lyrics: "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers")
 1937 Way Out West (lyrics: "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" (1913) - uncredited)
 1933 Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (Short) (lyrics: "PARADE OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS")
 1933 Hello Pop (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Sailing on a Sunbeam")
 1932 Mr. Robinson Crusoe (writer: "A Year from Today" - uncredited)
 1931 Palmy Days (lyrics: "Bend Down, Sister" (1931), "Dunk Dunk Dunk" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Only Saps Work (writer: "Find the Girl")
 1930 Paramount on Parade (writer: "We're the Masters of Ceremony")
 1930 Be Yourself! (lyrics: "Kickin a Hole in the Sky" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Melody Man (writer: "Broken Dreams")
 1930 A Night in a Dormitory (Short) (lyrics: "I Love a Man in a Uniform" - uncredited)
 1929 New York Nights (writer: "A Year From Today" - uncredited)
 1929 It's a Great Life (lyrics: "I'm Following You", "I'm Sailing on a Sunbeam!", "Hoosier Hop" - uncredited)
 1928 My Man (lyrics: "I Was a Floradora Baby" - uncredited)
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters (lyrics: "I Loved You Then (As I Love You Now)" (1927) - uncredited)
 1927 Trail of the Lonesome Pine (Short) (lyrics: "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine")
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Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Stage Play: Chauve-Souris. Musical revue/vaudeville (return engagement). See more »
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Star Sign:

Libra

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