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JD Souther

JD Souther was born on November 3, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was previously married to Alex Sliwin. See full bio »
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Always The Singer
Sex and the City
Sex and the City Soundtrack
About Last Night...
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Urban Cowboy
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  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Art and Craft (2015) ... (performer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther) / (writer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 11 (2014) ... (writer: "Heartache Tonight" - uncredited)
 2013 History of the Eagles (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "James Dean", "Victim of Love", "Heartache Tonight")
 2008 Sex and the City (writer: "Heart of The Matter" - as John Souther)
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) ... (writer: "New Kid In Town")
 2005 Eagles: The Farewell 1 Tour - Live from Melbourne (Video) (writer: "New Kid in Town", "Heartache Tonight")
 1998 Bernadette Peters in Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Faithless Love" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Time Chasers (1997) ... (writer: "Best of My Love" - uncredited)
 1994 Eagles: Hell Freezes Over (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Heart of the Matter")
 1992 Pure Country (writer: "LAST IN LOVE")
 1992 Glenn Frey Strange Weather Live in Dublin (Video documentary) (writer: "New Kid In Town", "Heartache Tonight")
 1991 MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (TV Special) (writer: "The Heart of the Matter")
 1991 Queens Logic (performer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther) / (writer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther)
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "DOIN' TIME FOR BEIN' YOUNG" - as John David Souther)
 1989 Always (performer: "SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES") / (producer: "SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES")
 1988 Permanent Record (performer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star") / (producer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star") / (writer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star")
 1986 The Color of Money (writer: "Who Owns This Place?")
 1986 The Wraith (as John David Souther, "HOLD ON BLUE EYES")
 1986 About Last Night... (performer: "STEP BY STEP") / (writer: "STEP BY STEP", "IF ANYBODY HAD A HEART")
 1986 Fire with Fire (writer: "If Anybody Had a Heart")
 1985 The Sure Thing (performer: "The Fast One" - as J. D. Souther) / (writer: "Heartache Tonight", "The Fast One" - as J. D. Souther)
 1982 The Last Horror Film (writer: "Trouble in Paradise" - as J.D. Souther)
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie) (writer: "Heartache Tonight")
 1980 Coast to Coast (performer: "You're Only Lonely") / (writer: "You're Only Lonely")
 1980 Urban Cowboy (performer: "Hearts Against The Wind", "The Moon Just Turned Blue") / (writer: "Hearts Against The Wind", "The Moon Just Turned Blue")
 1980 Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights (TV Special) (writer: "Heartache Tonight")
 1978 FM (writer: "Bad Man")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 January 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "New Kid in Town")
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Album: "You're Only Lonely" (1979/Columbia) See more »

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Alternate Names:

J.D. Souther | John David Souther

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His favorite songs are "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" by Nat King Cole, "So What" by Miles Davis, "Angel Eyes" by Frank Sinatra, "Blue Rondo A La Turk" by Dave Brubeck, "Havana Moon" by Chuck Berry, "Nessun Dorma" by Luciano Pavarotti, "Crying" by Roy Orbison and "Shelter From The Storm" by Bob Dylan. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years"). See more »



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