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Beasley Smith (1901–1968)

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Composer, arranger and band leader, a graduate of Nashville's Vanderbilt University. Helped further the career of fellow Vanderbilt alumnus Dinah Shore. Best known compositions include "That Lucky Old Sun" and "Night Train to Memphis". Founded his own music publishing firm, the Randy-Smith Music Corporation, in 1953.

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Known For

Malcolm X
Malcolm X Soundtrack
(1992)
Great Balls of Fire!
(1989)
Clay Pigeons
Clay Pigeons Soundtrack
(1998)
Love Ranch
Love Ranch Soundtrack
(2010)

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 2015 Live from Abbey Road Classics (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brian Wilson & Feist (2015) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Reprise)" - uncredited)
 2010-2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Kentucky Headhunters, Lorrie Bennett and Pastor Evelyn Hubbard (2013) ... (writer: "Tennessee Central No. 9" - uncredited)
- Dailey & Vincent (2010) ... (writer: "Night Train to Memphis")
 2010 Love Ranch (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sandhogs (2006) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)")
 2000 Grand Ole Opry 75th: A Celebration (TV Special) (writer: "Wabash Cannonball/Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain/Night Train to Memphis/I Saw The Light" Medley)
 1998 Clay Pigeons (writer: "Why Baby Why")
 1992 Malcolm X (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)")
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun")
 1976 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Nashville Strings (1976) ... (writer: "Wabash Cannonball/Night Train to Memphis/Precious Jewel/Fireball Mail Medley")
 1974 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (music: "That Lucky Old Sun")
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun" - uncredited)
 1965 Ballad in Blue (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun" - uncredited)
 1957-1958 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Barry Sullivan (1958) ... (writer: "Night Train to Memphis" - uncredited)
- Molly Bee (1957) ... (writer: "Sunday Down in Tennessee" - uncredited)
 1957 Slim Carter (writer: "Gold")
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1951) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun")
 1950 Panic in the Streets (music: "The Old Master Painter" - uncredited)
 1948 The Street with No Name (writer: "Beg Your Pardon" - uncredited)
 1946 Night Train to Memphis (writer: "Night Train to Memphis")
 1944 Cowboy Canteen (writer: "Night Train To Memphis" - uncredited)
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Trivia:

Composer, arranger and band leader, a graduate of Nashville's Vanderbilt University. Helped further the career of fellow Vanderbilt alumnus Dinah Shore. Best known compositions include "That Lucky Old Sun" and "Night Train to Memphis". Founded his own music publishing firm, the Randy-Smith Music Corporation, in 1953.

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