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John Sebastian (I)


John Sebastian was born on March 17, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as John Benson Sebastian. He is married to Catherine Sebastian. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #21.147 (2013) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.126 (2013) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.102 (2013) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.193 (2012) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.138 (2012) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 2012 Fairport Convention, Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (TV Movie) (arranger: "Blues in the Bottle")
 2012 Eva Jinek op zondag (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2012) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 2012 Meet the Pyro (Video short) (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic?")
 2011-2012 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) ... (writer: "Summer in the City")
- Comic Book Advertisements (2011) ... (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2012 Darling Companion (writer: "Darlin' Companion")
  Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #1.24 (2011) ... (performer: "Welcome Back" - uncredited) / (writer: "Welcome Back" - uncredited)
 2011 Anstalten (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Ingen beviser, ingen småkager (2011) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Hvor ville 67 ugler gemme sig? (2011) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Helle for at være Karsten Jensen (2011) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Vandskade og spøgelser (2011) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
- Måske de ka' sælges i Bangkok (2011) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 2011 If Not Us, Who? (writer: "Summer in the city")
 2010 Hopeless (Short) (writer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
 2010 The Last Shot 2 (Short) (writer: "Summer in the City")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Free Love (2010) ... (writer: "Darling Be Home Soon" - uncredited)
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic" (1965))
 2009 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 2009 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Del McCoury Band (2009) ... (writer: "Nashville Cats")
 2008 Schlaflos in Oldenburg (TV Movie) (writer: "Daydream")
 2008 The Great Buck Howard (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2007 The Game Plan (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Summer In The City")
 2006 Comeback Season (writer: "Darling Be Home Soon")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ahat Pahot Miday (2006) ... (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 2006 Date Movie (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic?" - as John Benson Sebastien)
 2006 Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8: Bonus DVD (Video short) (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic")
 2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (performer: "Welcome Back") / (writer: "Welcome Back")
 2005 California Dreamin': The Songs of 'The Mamas & the Papas' (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (Video) (writer: "Summer in the City")
 2005 Now You See It... (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 2004 Fat Albert (performer: "Welcome Back") / (writer: "Welcome Back")
 2004 Messengers (performer: "The Messenger") / (writer: "The Messenger")
 2004 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) ... (writer: "Summer In The City")
 2004 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (writer: "Daydream", "Do You Believe In Magic")
 2003 A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) ("You Didn't Have To Be So Nice")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Jug Band Music")
 2002 In America (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic" (1965))
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge (2002) ... (writer: "Summer in the City")
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hocus Focus (2002) ... (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic" - uncredited)
 2002 Return to Never Land (lyrics: "Do You Believe in Magic?") / (music: "Do You Believe in Magic?")
 2001 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flucht wider Willen (2001) ... (writer: "Summer In The City")
 2001 Osmosis Jones (writer: "Summer In The City")
 2001 Made (writer: "Thru Ya City" (which contains "Summer in the City"))
 2001 Double Take (writer: "Stutter (Double Take Remix)")
 2001 Save the Last Dance ("I Can Tell")
 1999 Dudley Do-Right (writer: "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind")
 1999 American Pie (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic")
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "Passing Me By" (LP Version))
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 1998 The Parent Trap (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic" - as John B. Sebastian)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (writer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (writer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 18. Juli 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Summer In The City" - uncredited)
 1997 The Postman (writer: "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice")
 1997 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (performer: "Red Eye Express") / (writer: "Red Eye Express")
 1997 Wild Flowers (writer: "Summer in the City" - as J. Sebastian)
 1996 My Entire Life (writer: "Summer in the City" - as Sebastian)
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (writer: "Darlin' Be Home Soon" - as J. Sebastian)
 1996 I Shot Andy Warhol (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
 1995 Three Wishes (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic" - as J. Sebastian)
 1995 Magic in the Water (writer: "Do You believe In Magic")
 1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance (writer: "Summer in the City")
 1995 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The One with the Birth (1995) ... (performer: "You're a Big Boy Now" - uncredited)
- The One with the Fake Monica (1995) ... (performer: "You're a Big Boy Now" - uncredited)
 1995 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Danger! Death Ray (1995) ... (writer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?")
 1994 The War (writer: "Daydream")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (writer: "Summer in the City")
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (writer: "Nashville Cats")
 1990 Woodstock: The Lost Performances (Video documentary) (performer: "Darling Be Home Soon") / (writer: "Darling Be Home Soon")
 1989 Second Sight (writer: "DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC")
 1989 Rude Awakening (writer: "Darling Be Home Soon")
 1989 Field of Dreams (writer: "Daydream")
 1989 The Karate Kid, Part III (writer: "Summer in the City")
 1988 Tokyo Pop (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic?")
  The Care Bears Family (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Most Ancient Gift/Ski Trouble (1988) ... (performer: "Care Bears Countdown") / (writer: "Care Bears Countdown")
 1987 The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (performer: "Has Anybody Seen this Girl?", "Wonderland") / (producer: "Has Anybody Seen this Girl?", "Wonderland", "Don't Forget to Use Your Head", "The King of Wonderland", "Mad About Hats", "Remember to Use Your Heart", "Eating with the Care Bear Family") / (writer: "Has Anybody Seen this Girl?", "Wonderland", "Don't Forget to Use Your Head", "The King of Wonderland", "Mad About Hats", "Remember to Use Your Heart", "Eating with the Care Bear Family")
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (writer: "SUMMER IN THE CITY")
 1985 The Care Bears Movie (performer: "Nobody Cares Like a Bear", "It's Great to Be in That Care Bear Family") / (producer: "Nobody Cares Like a Bear", "It's Great to Be in That Care Bear Family") / (writer: "Nobody Cares Like a Bear", "It's Great to Be in That Care Bear Family")
 1984 The Get Along Gang (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1984) ... (performer: "The Get-Along Gang Song")
 1983 Strawberry Shortcake: Housewarming Surprise (TV Movie) (performer: "Pack 'Em Up", "Nothing Warms the House Like a Recipe") / (writer: "Pack 'Em Up", "Nothing Warms the House Like a Recipe", "Berry Song", "We're Having a Party", "We're Having a Party (Reprise)")
 1983 The American Snitch (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Snitch", "Good Evening, Bottle") / (music: "The Snitch", "Good Evening, Bottle")
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (writer: "Money")
 1980 Getting Wasted (writer: "Day Dream")
 1980 One-Trick Pony (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic")
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. (performer: "Roller Girl") / (writer: "Roller Girl")
 1978 The Devil and Daniel Mouse (TV Movie) (performer: "Look Where the Music Can Take You", "Look Where the Music Can Take You (Reprise)") / (writer: "Look Where the Music Can Take You", "I've Got a Song to Sing", "Concert Medley", "Can You Help Me Find My Song", "Look Where the Music Can Take You (Reprise)")
 1977 Barney Miller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tunnel (1977) ... (writer: "Welcome Back")
 1976 Hot Summer in the City (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 1975 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series) (performer: "Welcome Back") / (writer: "Welcome Back")
 1974 Stardust (writer: "Summer in the City" - uncredited)
 1973 Group Marriage (lyrics: "Darling Companion") / (music: "Darling Companion")
 1971 Johnny Cash i København (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Darlin' Companion")
 1971 Celebration at Big Sur (Documentary) (performer: "Mobile Line (Gonna Carry Me Away from the Bull Frog Blues)", "Get Together", "Rainbows Over Your Blues") / (writer: "Rainbows Over Your Blues")
 1970-1971 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.26 (1971) ... (writer: "Darlin' Companion")
- Episode #1.29 (1970) ... (writer: "Darlin' Companion")
 1971 Mad Dogs & Englishmen (Documentary) (writer: "Darlin' Be Home Soon")
 1970 Summer in the City (writer: "Summer In The City", "Daydream")
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (performer: "Younger Generation") / (writer: "Younger Generation")
 1970 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1970) ... (performer: "She's a Lady", "Rainbows All Over Your Blues")
 1969 Johnny Cash in San Quentin (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Darlin' Companion")
 1967 Poor Cow (writer: "Daydream" - uncredited)
 1967 48 Stunden bis Acapulco (writer: "Summer in the City")
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1967) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Episode #20.20 (1967) ... (performer: "Darlin' Be Home Soon") / (writer: "Nashville Cats", "Darlin' Be Home Soon")
 1966 Blow-Up (writer: "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?")
 1966 You're a Big Boy Now (writer: "Girl, Beautiful Girl", "Lonely", "Peep Show Percussion", "Kite Chase", "Wash Her Away", "Letter to Barbara", "Darling Be Home Soon", "Miss Thing's Thang", "March", "You're a Big Boy Now" - as John B. Sebastian)
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic?", "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.52 (1965) ... (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic?")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.25 (1965) ... (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic")
- Episode #2.10 (1965) ... (writer: "Do You Believe in Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make up Your Mind")
 1965 Hullabaloo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1965) ... (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic?")
 1965 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.54 (1965) ... (writer: "Do You Believe In Magic?" - uncredited)
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