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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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 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")
 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 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Judges' Houses 1 (2005) ... (writer: "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" - uncredited)
 2005 Coach Carter ("Why I Love You")
 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) ("What Becomes of the Brokenhearted")
 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)
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 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) (arrangements: original Motown) / (consultant: string and horn arranging)
 1976 Car Wash (music arranger: songs)
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 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) (acknowledgment: The Funk Brothers and Producers would like to acknowledge all the other musicians who contributed to the Hitsville legacy, Trombone/Arranger)
 1984 The Woman in Red (the producers wish to thank)
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 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary)
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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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