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Sonny Boy Williamson (1899–1965)

Sonny Boy Williamson was born on December 5, 1899 in Glendora, Mississippi, USA as Aleck Miller. He died on May 25, 1965 in Helena, Arkansas, USA. See full bio »


(age 65) in Helena, Arkansas, USA

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 2008 Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub (Documentary) (writer: "One Way Out")
 2008 Fields of Fuel (Documentary) (writer: "One Way Out" (ca 1961))
 2007 American Gangster (writer: "Checkin' Up On My Baby" (1965))
 2006 The Departed (writer: "One Way Out" (1961-65))
 2006 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- VaYeshev (2006) ... (performer: "Bring It On Home")
 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard (writer: "One Way Out")
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "One Way Out")
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (performer: "Cross My Heart", "Come On In This House") / (writer: "Cross My Heart")
- The Road to Memphis (2003) ... (writer: "Shke the Boogie" aka "ol' Man Mose")
 2003 Secondhand Lions (performer: "Help Me") / (writer: "Help Me" - as Willie "Sonny Boy" Williamson)
 2001 Mulholland Drive (performer: "Bring It On Home")
 2000 Almost Famous (writer: "One Way Out")
 1999 Jonny Lang Live at Montreux 1999 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Good Morning Little School girl" - uncredited)
 1998 Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Eyesight To The Blind (The Hawker)")
 1998 Frogs for Snakes (writer: "Fattening Frogs for Snakes")
 1996 The Funeral (performer: "Mr. Down Child", "Pontiac Blues") / (writer: "Mr. Down Child", "Pontiac Blues")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "Help Me")
 1989 Who Shot Patakango? (performer: "Don't Start Me Talking")
 1987 Barfly ("Nine Below Zero")
 1975 Tommy ("Eyesight To The Blind")
 1970 Groupies (Documentary) (writer: "HELP ME BABY")
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