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Clyde McCoy (1903–1990)

Clyde McCoy was born on December 29, 1903 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He died on June 11, 1990 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »


(age 86) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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The Wolf of Wall Street
Super Shark
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RocknRolla Soundtrack
A Midnight Bell


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 2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eldorado (2014) ... (performer: "The Nightmare" - uncredited)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (performer: "Tear It Down") / (writer: "Tear It Down")
 2011 Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World (Video documentary) (performer: "Sugar Blues") / (writer: "Sugar Blues")
 2008 RocknRolla (as McCoy, "Funnel of Love")
 1959 Some Like It Hot (music: "Sugar Blues" (1920) - uncredited) / (writer: "Sugar Blues - Runnin' Wild" - uncredited)
 1937 The Jam Session (Short) (performer: "I'll Sing You a Thousand Love Songs", "Roseland Stomp", "Blue Sugar" - uncredited) / (writer: "Roseland Stomp", "Blue Sugar" - uncredited)
 1936 Clyde McCoy and His Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Sugar Blues", "Ridin' to Glory on a Trumpet", "There'll Be Some Changes Made", "Tear It Down" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sugar Blues", "Ridin' to Glory on a Trumpet", "Tear It Down" - uncredited)
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 1938 His Busy Day (Short)
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 1936 Clyde McCoy and His Orchestra (Short)
Clyde McCoy (as Clyde McCoy and His Sugar Blues Orchestra)
 1921 The Idle Class (Short)
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 1921 A Midnight Bell
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 2011 Super Shark (written by)
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 1976 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 March 1976 (1976) ... Himself
 1937 The Jam Session (Short)
Himself - Clyde McCoy

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Clyde McCoy and His Sugar Blues Orchestra

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Trumpet player and bandleader (from 1920), who had a massive hit in the 1930's with the novelty song "Sugar Blues", which became his theme. He was noted for his muted solos and 'wah-wah' style of playing, and for his use of a miniature trumpet for specialty numbers. See more »

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