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John Kay (V)

John Kay was born on April 12, 1944 in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany as Joachim Fritz Krauledat. See full bio »

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 2016 Mafia III (Video Game) (writer: "Desperation" - uncredited)
 2014 Red Band Society (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- So Tell Me What You Want What You Really Really Want (2014) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - uncredited)
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2013 Monster High: 13 Wishes (TV Movie) (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - as John Kaye)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Me and Mrs. Jones (2013) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2013 Love and Honor (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2011 Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- En Vogue (2011) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2011 Friends with Benefits (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride (Philip Steir Remix)")
 2011 Frisson des collines (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - uncredited)
 2011 The Music Never Stopped (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- $3.52 (2010) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - uncredited)
 2010 Once I Was (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2010 Republic of Doyle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Duchess of George (2010) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2009 Hung (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great Sausage or Can I Call You Dick? (2009) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Randy in Charge: Of Our Days and Our Nights (2007) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - uncredited)
 2007 Music Within (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2006 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Girls Performances (2006) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Debut (2006) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" (extract))
 2005 Sahara (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2004 Team America: World Police (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2004 Purgatory House (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hard Cases (2003) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2002 The Banger Sisters (writer: "Rock Me")
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 2001 Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (TV Special) (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride Remix")
 2001 Madison (writer: "MOVE OVER")
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex and Another City (2000) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - uncredited)
 2000 The Dish (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1999 Outside Providence (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1999 The Limey (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1999 Go (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" (Steir's Mix))
 1999 Never Been Kissed (writer: "Uncle Bill's Ride")
 1999 Joe the King (writer: "For Ladies Only")
 1997 Wild America (lyrics: "Magic Carpet Ride") / (music: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1997 Digging to China (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1996 Star Trek: First Contact (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1995 Apollo 13 (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1994 Whale Music (writer: "It's Never Too Late")
 1993 Coneheads ("Magic Carpet Ride")
 1992 CrissCross (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1989 Casualties of War (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1989 She's Out of Control (writer: "Rock Me")
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dance with Me (1988) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1988 Satisfaction (performer: "Rock & Roll Rebels") / (writer: "Rock & Roll Rebels")
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Home (1987) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - as [John] Kay)
- The Mine (1987) ... (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride" - as Kaye)
 1986 Legal Eagles (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1985 Mask (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1982 Purple Haze (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1980 Getting Wasted (writer: "Desperation", "Magic Carpet Ride")
 1979 More American Graffiti (writer: "Tighten Up Your Wig")
 1974 Little Girl Blue (writer: "Rock Me" - uncredited)
 1972 Norm's Dilemma (writer: "Magic Carpet Ride", "Rock Me" - uncredited)
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Neil Young and Paul Simon can go out with just a guitar, and you almost don't miss what you heard on the record. I like to be supported by musicians around me; it gives it a collective sound.


Lead singer for the rock band Steppenwolf. "Born to Be Wild" peaked at #2 in 1968. "Magic Carpet Ride" peaked at #3 in 1968. "Straight Shootin' Woman" peaked at #29 in 1974, it was the last Top 40 single for Steppenwolf. See more »


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