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Brian Potter (I)

Originally from Billericay, England, Potter is a Grammy-nominated, Country Music Award-winning songwriter and producer. With longtime writing partner Dennis Lambert, he wrote/produced several #1 hits from the 1970s including "Ain't No Woman" by the Four Tops, "One Tin Soldier" by Coven and "Don't Pull Your Love" by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, ... See full bio »

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 2017 Batman and Harley Quinn (Video) (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Playboy Interview (2017) ... (writer: "Out Of This World" - uncredited)
 2017 CHIPS (writer: "Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)")
 2016 Almost Christmas (writer: "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got)")
 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "One Tin Soldier" by Coven (2016) ... (writer: "One Tin Soldier")
 2016/I Masterminds (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 2013-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 December 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love" - uncredited)
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute" - uncredited)
 2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hold It Don't Drop It")
 2013 Life of Crime (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 2010 Beginners (writer: "Whatcha Gonna Do About It")
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Say Die (2010) ... (writer: "Are You Man Enough")
 2010 Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 (Video) (writer: "Gentle On My Mind/Honey Come Back/By the Time I Get To Phoenix/Wichita Lineman/Galveston/Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)")
 2008 Of All the Things (Documentary) (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute", "Two Divided By Love", "Don't Pull Your Love", "One Tin Soldier", "Ain't No Woman Like the One I've Got", "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in LA)", "To Love You", "Too Late", "Someone to Go Home to", "One Chain Don't Make No Prison", "I Didn't Sing (In the New York Subway)", "Cross My Mind", "Something to Remember You By", "Of All the Things", "Somebody Found Her (Before I Lost Her)", "Dream On", "What'cha Gonna Do About It")
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Are You Man Enough")
 2007 Star Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Take That Story: How Our Success Was Nothing to Do with Robert Williams (2007) ... (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute" - uncredited)
 2006 How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (writer: "Why Do People Fall In Love" - as Potter)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute")
 2005 Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wannabe: The 1990s (2005) ... (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute" - uncredited)
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bart of War (2003) ... (writer: "One Tin Soldier" (1971) - uncredited)
 2001 Madison (writer: "DON'T PULL YOUR LOVE")
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part II (2000) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love" - uncredited)
 2000 The Filth and the Fury (Documentary) (writer: "What'cha Gonna Do About It" - as Potter)
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 1999 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ski Trip (1999) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love (Out)")
 1990-1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Projected Man (1998) ... (writer: "One Tin Soldier" - uncredited)
- Escape 2000 (1996) ... (writer: "One Tin Soldier")
- Swamp Diamonds (1993) ... (writer: "One Tin Soldier" - uncredited)
- Hercules (1993) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
- Tormented (1992) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love (Out)" - uncredited)
 1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 January 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "It Only Takes a Minute")
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Open Invitation")
 1981 John Wilson's Mini-Musicals (Video) (writer: "One Tin Soldier")
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The 5:48 (1979) ... (producer: "BABY COME BACK")
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. (writer: "Perfect Dancer")
 1979 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 February 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Open Invitation", "One Chain (Don't Make No Prison)")
 1978 Felicity (writer: "Mama's Little Girl No More" - as B. Potter)
 1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington (writer: "One Tin Soldier")
 1976-1977 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.17 (1977) ... (writer: "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) / Don't Pull Your love Out On Me, Baby / Rhinestone Cowboy")
- Episode #2.12 (1976) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 1976 Tunnel Vision (writer: "Tunnelvision")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 March 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "What Do I Do on Sunday Morning")
 1975 Nothing by Chance (Documentary) (writer: "Life Song")
 1974 Countdown (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... (writer: "What Do I Do On Sunday Morning")
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer: "Mama's Little Girl")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 September 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Don't Pull Your Love")
 1973 Your Three Minutes Are Up ("It's Only Me", "Get a Hold of Yourself")
 1973 Shaft in Africa (lyrics: "Are You Man Enough") / (music: "Are You Man Enough") / (producer: "Shaft In Africa")
 1972 Junior Bonner (lyrics: "Bound to Be Back Again") / (music: "Bound to Be Back Again")
 1972 The Hoax (writer: "Taking the World for a Ride")
 1971 Shepherd's Flock (TV Movie) (performer: "Title Song" )
 1971 Billy Jack (writer: "One Tin Soldier")
 1971 One Tin Soldier (Short) (writer: "One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)")
 1964 Night Train to Paris (writer: "Night Train to Paris", "Chit Chat", "Hey There Girl", "Look After My Baby")
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