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Spencer Williams (I) (1889–1965)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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 2016 Darker Than You Think (writer: "I've Found a New Babe") (announced)
 2014 Marcus Finds a Voice (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (writer: "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2012-2013 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Resignation (2013) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves My Baby", "Good Time Flat Blues (aka Farwell to Storyville)" - uncredited)
- Margate Sands (2012) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 2012 The Roth Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Love Train-ing/Howard Stern/The Boom (2012) ... (lyrics: "Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2011 Enlightened (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Now or Never (2011) ... (writer: "Corrina, Corrina" - uncredited)
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 2010 When Lights Are Low (Video short) (music: "When Lights Are Low")
 2009 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Going Home: 1920-1933 (2009) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 2009/II Blind Date (Short) (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "BASIN STREET BLUES")
 2008 Ambros pur! II (Video) (writer: "Corrina, Corrina")
 2008 Aufgspuit! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schmidbauer mit Wolfgang Ambros (2008) ... (writer: "Corrina, Corrina")
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2007 I'm Not There. (writer: "Corrina, Corrina")
 2007 We Own the Night (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2007 Reign Over Me (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (writer: "Corrina Corrina")
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion (lyrics: "Tishomingo Blues") / (music: "Tishomingo Blues")
 2005 Cinderella Man (writer: "Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble" (1917))
 2005 Where the Truth Lies (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody (And There's Nobody Cares for Me)" (1915))
 2004 The Aviator (writer: "Fireworks" (1928))
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie ("Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2004 The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (writer: "I've Found a New Baby")
 2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (Documentary) (writer: "Careless Love")
 2003 Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2002 The Road to Perdition (music: "Everybody Loves My Baby" (1924))
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "Everybody Loves My Baby" (1924))
 2000 Pollock (writer: "Mahogany Hall Stomp")
 1999 The Bachelor (writer: "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (Medley)")
 1997 Lolita (writer: "Royal Garden Blues")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Mole People (1997) ... (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Basin Street Blues/When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (writer: "I've Found a New Baby" (1926))
 1994 Exit to Eden (writer: "Careless Love")
  Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1994) (music - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- A National Heirloom (1994) ... (lyrics: "Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me)") / (music: "Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me)") / (writer: "Fireworks")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (writer: "CORRINE, CORRINA")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Eating Contest (1993) ... (lyrics: "Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
 1993 Aqui na Terra ("BASIN STREET BLUES")
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody" (1915))
 1992 Mac (lyrics: "JUST A GIGOLO / I AIN'T GOT NOBODY")
 1991 Bix (writer: "Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble")
 1990 Mermaids (writer: "I've Found a New Baby")
 1990 Texasville (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 1990 Pretty Woman (writer: "You Don't Understand")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (music: "Basin Street Blues")
 1989 New York Stories (writer: "I've Found A New Baby")
 1988 Mystic Pizza (writer: "I AIN'T GOT NOBODY")
 1988 Rockin' the Night Away (TV Movie) (writer: "Corrine, Corrina")
 1987 Angel Heart ("Basin Street Blues")
 1986 David Lee Roth (Video short) (writer: "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody")
 1983 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone (1983) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 1981 George Burns' Early, Early, Early Christmas Special (TV Special) (music: "Tea for Two/I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 1980 Raging Bull (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody" (1915))
 1977 The George Burns One-Man Show (TV Special) (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 1976 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 September 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 1974 Young Frankenstein (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody (and Nobody Cares for Me)")
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- If You Were the Only Girl in the World (1974) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 1970 Five Easy Pieces (writer: "When There's a Fire in Your Heart" - as S. Williams)
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 November 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves My Baby")
 1967 Rosie! (music: "Everybody Loves My Baby")
 1967 The Jokers (writer: "Royal Garden Blues" - uncredited)
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1966) ... (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody (and There's Nobody Cares for Me)" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1965) ... (writer: "Corrina Corrina")
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (writer: "Everybody Loves My Baby")
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Blind Man's Bluff (1961) ... (lyrics: "Careless Love" - uncredited)
 1954-1961 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Variety Show (1961) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
- The Jam Session Show (1954) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (writer: "Royal Garden Blues" - uncredited)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1958 (1958) ... (writer: "Careless Love")
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1958 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 April 1958 (1958) ... (writer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1958 St. Louis Blues (lyrics: "Careless Love")
 1957 Ranch Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 ... (writer: "Corrine, Corrina")
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (music: "Everybody Loves My Baby (but My Baby Don't Love Nobody but Me)" - uncredited)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beale Street Revue ... (writer: "My Basin Street Blues")
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story (writer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1952 Connee Boswell and Ada Leonard (Short) (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 1951 Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two (Short) (music: "Everybody Loves My Baby (but My Baby Don't Love Nobody but Me)" - uncredited)
 1951 The Strip (writer: "Basin Street Blues")
 1949 Hour of Glory (writer: "Soft Shoe Shuffle" - uncredited)
 1947 New Orleans (lyrics: "Farewell to Storyville" - uncredited) / (music: "Farewell to Storyville" - uncredited) / (writer: "Basin Street Blues", "Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble", "Mahogany Hall Stomp" - uncredited)
 1945 Rhythm Round-Up (writer: "Corrine, Corrina")
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down (writer: "I've Found a New Baby" (1926) - uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City (music: "I AIN'T GOT NOBODY MUCH (AND NOBODY CARES FOR ME)")
 1944 The United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Band (Short) (writer: "Corrine, Corrina" - uncredited)
 1941 All This and Rabbit Stew (Short) (music: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1941 Snow Time for Comedy (Short) (music: "Basin Street Blues" (1928) - uncredited)
 1938 Oh Boy! (writer: "Swanee Swing" - uncredited)
 1935 Poor Little Me (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 1933 Barber Shop Blues (Short) (writer: "Careless Love" - uncredited)
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #3 (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody Much (and Nobody Cares for Me)" - uncredited)
 1932 I Ain't Got Nobody (Short) (writer: "I AIN'T GOT NOBODY MUCH (AND NOBODY CARES FOR ME)")
 1929/II The Opry House (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody Much (and Nobody Cares for Me)" - uncredited)
 1928 The Jazzmania Quintette (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody Much (and Nobody Cares for Me)" - uncredited)
 1928 Gus Arnheim and His Ambassadors (Short) (music: "I Ain't Got Nobody Much (and Nobody Cares for Me)" - uncredited)
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