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Singer/songwriter/musician Billy Swan was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He learned to play several instruments as a child. As a teenager he wrote a song for a band he was in and the song, called "Lover, Please", was eventually recorded by Bill Black. It was later recorded by Clyde McPhatter and became a top-10 national hit. Swan late relocated... See full bio »

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 2016 Rules Don't Apply (writer: "Santa Claus, Santa Claus (Where Have You Been)")
 2014/I Wild (performer: "Don't Be Cruel")
 2013 De wereld draait door (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 November 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "I can help" - uncredited)
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Alone in the World (2011) ... (performer: "I Can Help" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Can Help" - uncredited)
 2011 Thor (performer: "I Can Help") / (writer: "I Can Help")
 2007/I Crazy Love (Documentary) (writer: "Lover Please")
 2007 Paranoid Park (performer: "I Can Help") / (writer: "I Can Help")
 2006 Rabbit Fever (writer: "I CAN HELP")
 2005 Don't Come Knocking (writer: "Driving Wheel")
 2005 Les mauvais joueurs (performer: "I Can Help")
 1999 Mad Cows (performer: "I Can Help") / (writer: "I Can Help")
 1996 Space Truckers (performer: "Just Another Purty Face") / (writer: "Just Another Purty Face")
 1993 The Thing Called Love (writer: "Ol' John and Jimmy")
 1992 Roadside Prophets (writer: "Make Yourself at Home in My Heart")
 1990 Wild at Heart (performer: "Buried Alive") / (writer: "Buried Alive")
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (producer: "Big Legged Woman")
  Kottan ermittelt (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Räuber und Gendarm (1980) ... (performer: "I Can Help") / (writer: "I Can Help")
 1975 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Lover Please", "I Can Help")
 1975 The Most Valuable Pussy (writer: "I Can Help" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (writer: "Lover Please")
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Songwriter: Wrote "Lover, Please", a hit for Clyde McPhatter.

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