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John A. Lomax (1867–1948)

John A. Lomax was born on September 23, 1867 in Goodman, Mississippi, USA as John Avery Lomax. He was married to Ruby Terrill and Bess Brown. He died on January 26, 1948 in Greenville, Mississippi. See full bio »

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Kiss the Girls
Kiss the Girls Soundtrack
The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key Soundtrack
The Jerk
The Jerk Soundtrack
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 2016 Bad Moms (writer: "Hey Mama" - as John Lomax Sr.)
 2016 BET Awards 2016 (TV Movie) (writer: "Freedom" - as John Lomax, Sr.)
 2015 La tête haute (writer: "Sound Of Da Police" - as J.A. Lomax)
 2013 12 Years a Slave (arranger: "Run Nigger Run")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "Pick A Bale o' Cotton")
 2011 Dylan Moran: Yeah, Yeah (Documentary) (writer: "Good Morning Blues")
 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)
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Growing Up (1990) ... (writer: "Goodnight, Irene")
 1987 Made in Heaven (writer: "Goodnight Irene")
 1987 Housekeeping (writer: "Goodnight Irene" - uncredited)
 1986 Älska mej (writer: "Goodnight Irene" - as John Lomax)
 1983 Running Brave (arranger: "Tom Dooley") / (lyrics: "Tom Dooley") / (music: "Tom Dooley")
 1982 Knees-Up (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chas & Dave's Christmas Knees-Up (1982) ... (writer: "Goodnight, Irene")
 1981 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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