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Paul Riser

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Began his Motown career as a session trombonist and then began arranging. Arranged the majority of Motown's top hits from the '60s through the '80s. Biggest hits as an arranger include "My Girl" and "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" by The Temptations, "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye, "If I Were Your Woman" by Gladys Knight & The Pips ...

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Coach Carter
Coach Carter Soundtrack
(2005)
Fried Green Tomatoes
(1991)
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
(2002)
Car Wash
Car Wash Music Department
(1976)

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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show Final, Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 2013 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted" - uncredited)
 2013 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2013) ... (writer: "I Don't Know Why" - uncredited)
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 2011 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Know Why I Love You")
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 2009 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #35.5 (2009) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted" - uncredited)
 2009 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2009) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 2005-2006 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2006) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" - uncredited)
- Judges' Houses 1 (2005) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" - uncredited)
 2005 Coach Carter ("Why I Love You") / (writer: "Why I Love You")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 32: Wildcards (2003) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) ("What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 1981-2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted")
- Christmas 81 (1981) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?")
 1998 Drop the Dead Donkey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final Chapter (1998) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1990) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted" - uncredited)
 1976 Car Wash (performer: "Car Wash", "6 O'Clock DJ (Let's Rock)", "I Wanna Get Next to You", "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is", "Zig Zag", "You're On My Mind", "Mid Day DJ Theme", "Daddy Rich", "I'm Going Down", "Sunrise", "Righteous Rhythm", "Water", "Doin' What Comes Naturally", "Keep On Keepin' On")
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed (writer: "Thunder Thumbs & Lightnin' Licks" - uncredited)
 1976 Mean Johnny Barrows (writer: "Strung Out")
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Began his Motown career as a session trombonist and then began arranging. Arranged the majority of Motown's top hits from the '60s through the '80s. Biggest hits as an arranger include "My Girl" and "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" by The Temptations, "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye, "If I Were Your Woman" by Gladys Knight & The Pips and "The Tears Of A Clown" by Smokey Robinson & The ... See more »

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