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Noble Sissle (I) (1889–1975)

Handsome Noble Sissle is one of the unsung legends of ragtime, blues and early jazz. He and his band had an easy-listening, hot and breezy sound unlike any other contemporary band. When you went to see Sissle you got more then an earful of good music--you got good entertainment that would put a smile on your face. He was an energetic, charismatic, ... See full bio »

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(age 86) in Tampa, Florida, USA

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Filmography

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  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012) (music - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Pony (2012) ... (lyrics: "I'm Craving For That Kind of Love" - uncredited) / (music: "I'm Craving For That Kind of Love" - uncredited)
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Affectionate Dan" - uncredited) / (performer: "Affectionate Dan" - uncredited)
 2001 The Cat's Meow (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" (1921))
 1991 My Girl (writer: "I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY")
 1990-1991 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Pollution Solution (1991) ... (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
- The Wide World of Elmyra (1990) ... (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild about Harry")
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (writer: "I'm Just Wild About Harry")
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jean Stapleton (1978) ... (writer: "I'm Just Wild about Harry")
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- An Old Flame (1975) ... (lyrics: "Nothin' Could Be Fina" - uncredited)
 1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (writer: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1955 One Froggy Evening (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1951 A Bear for Punishment (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1948 Daffy Duck Slept Here (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1946 Daffy Doodles (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1944 Greenwich Village (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy? (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry")
 1943 Yankee Doodle Daffy (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1942 Broadway (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1941 Murder with Music (performer: "Too Late Baby", "Hello Happiness", "Running Around")
 1941 A Shot in the Dark (writer: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" (1921))
 1941 Goofy Groceries (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1940 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1940 One for the Book (Short) (lyrics: "Bandana Days", "I'm Just Wild About Harry", "Love Will Find a Way" - uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" (1921) - uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" (1921) - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1934 Don Redman & His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Yeah, Man" - uncredited)
 1933 That's the Spirit (Short) (performer: "Mysterious Mose", "St. Louis Blues", "Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen", "I've Been Working on the Railroad", "Jig Time", "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1933 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #5 (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1932 Ladies of the Jury (writer: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1923 Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake Sing Snappy Songs (Short) (lyrics: "Sons of Old Black Joe" - uncredited) / (performer: "Sons of Old Black Joe", "My Swanee Home" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote revue "Shuffle Along" with Eubie Blake, opened on Broadway in 1921. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nobel Sissel and his Orchestra | Noble Sissel
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Trivia:

Was posthumously nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Score for "Eubie!," his lyrics, along with the lyrics of several others, with the music of the musical's subject, Eubie Blake. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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