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John A. Lomax (1867–1948)

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American musicologist. See more trivia »

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 2013 12 Years a Slave (arranger: "Run Nigger Run")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "Pick A Bale o' Cotton")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "Another Man Done Gone", "Sylvie (Bring Me Li'l Water, Silvie)")
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (writer: "Goodnight, Irene")
 2006/I The Return (writer: "A Mole in the Hole")
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (writer: "Goodnight Irene" - as John Lomax) / (writer: "Green Corn" - as John A.) / (writer: "Ramblin' Round")
 2005 The Skeleton Key (writer: "Les Clefs de la Prison")
 2004 The Aviator (writer: "Howard Hughes" (1940))
 2004 White Stripes: Under Blackpool Lights (Video documentary) (writer: "Take a Whiff on Me", "De Ballit of de Boll Weevil")
 2004 Tell Them Who You Are (Documentary) (lyrics: "Goodnight Irene") / (music: "Goodnight Irene")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Red, White and Blues (2003) ... (writer: "Pick A Bale O' Cotton")
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (writer: "Long John")
- Feel Like Going Home (2003) ... (writer: "Long John", "Goodnight Irene", "C.C. Rider")
 2002 Gangs of New York ("Poontang Little, Poontang Small")
 1997 Kiss the Girls ("Goodnight Irene")
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (writer: "Goodnight, Irene")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Rock Island Line")
 1995 Houseguest (writer: "Goodnight Irene")
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Morphine and Dolly Mixtures (1991) ... (writer: "Goodnight Irene" - uncredited)
 1987 Housekeeping (writer: "Goodnight Irene" - uncredited)
 1987 Made in Heaven (writer: "Goodnight Irene")
 1982 Porky's (writer: "Goodnight Irene")
 1979 The Jerk ("Pick A Bale Of Cotton")
 1976 Bound for Glory (music: "Roll On, Columbia" - as John Lomax)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shindig Goes to London: Part 1 (1965) ... (writer: "Rosie")
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Father of Shirley Lomax, John A. Lomax Jr., Alan Lomax, and Bess Hawes. See more »

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