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Mentor Williams

Brother of Paul Williams III, writer of the mega-hit, Drift Away made famous by Dolby Gray, Michael Bolton and in 2003 Uncle Cracker. Lives in New Mexico and still writes songs for many of todays top artists. See full bio »
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 2014 My Trip Back to the Dark Side (writer: "Rose" Performed by nm0931437)
 2007 Dolly Parton & Friends (Video) (writer: "Drift Away")
 2006 Invincible (writer: "Drift Away")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("Drift Away")
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Drift Away" (1973))
 1995 Back of Beyond (writer: "Drift Away")
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (producer: "Drift Away") / (writer: "Drift Away")
 1976 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.3 (1976) ... (writer: "Drift Away")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 ... (writer: "Drift Away")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 November 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Drift Away")
 1974 Uptown Saturday Night (producer: "Uptown Saturday Night")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance to Your Music")
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 1971 On the Line (Documentary)
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 1971 On the Line (Documentary)

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Wrote the mega-hit "Drift Away" which Dobie Gray recorded and re-recorded almost thirty years later with Uncle Kracker. See more »

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