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Bob Thompson (V) (1924–2013)


Bob Thompson was raised in the small California town of Auburn. Hearing Duke Ellington on the radio during the Depression was a turning point in his life, sending him on to a career in music. His education consisted of short academic music stints combined with apprenticeships to music arrangers - and practical training as a staff arranger at San ... See full bio »

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 1997 Six Ways to Sunday (composer: song "MMM Nice!")
 1987 Scenes from the Goldmine (consultant: rock 'n' roll)
 1981 Under the Rainbow (music arranger: songs - uncredited)
 1980 Popeye (music arranger - uncredited)
 1968 I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (vocal arranger)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (composer - 20 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1963)
- Queen of the Cats (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dead as in 'Dude' (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Target (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- Not Such a Simple Knot (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- Alimony League (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Security Risk (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959 The Watts Gnu Show (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1955 Picnic (music arranger - uncredited)
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 2006 I'm Reed Fish (performer: "Star Fire") / (writer: "Star Fire")
 2004 Knots (performer: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1972 Thumb Tripping (music: "Rhyme", "Look In Look Out", "Daddy's Caddy") / (writer: "I Am Moving")
 1968 I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (arranger: "I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!" (1968) - uncredited)
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 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- 5: Part 1 (1963)
 1960 Markham (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Bad Spell (1960)
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 2013 True Blood (TV Series) (in loving memory - 1 episode)
- Who Are You, Really? (2013) ... (in loving memory)
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Playing and writing music in California, USA.

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