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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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I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! Music Department
Six Ways to Sunday
Six Ways to Sunday Music Department
77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip Music Department
Thumb Tripping
Thumb Tripping Music Department


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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)
 1972 Thumb Tripping (conductor)
 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)
 1962-1963 G.E. True (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- The Tenth Mona Lisa (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Security Risk (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- V-Victor 5 (1962) ... (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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