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Wally Gold (1928–1998)

Composer, songwriter ("Look Homeward Angel", "Good Luck Charm", "Sweet Bird of Youth"), author and saxophonist, educated at Boston University (Bachelor of Science degree). He was a saxophonist in dance orchestras, and a member of the US Navy Band during World War II. Later he formed The Four Esquires vocal quartet, singing in night clubs and on ... See full bio »


(age 70) in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA

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 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 2010 Park Road (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Underdirektøren for det hele (2010) ... (music: "It's my Party")
- Er det dit endelige svar? (2010) ... (music: "It's my Party")
- Har I nogen I skal af med? (2010) ... (music: "It's my Party")
 2009 Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs (Video documentary) (writer: "It's Now Or Never")
 2009 The Hangover (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "It's My Party")
 2007 TV Land Confidential (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music (2007) ... (writer: "It's My Party")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex (2006) ... (writer: "It's Now Or Never", "Good Luck Charm" - uncredited)
 2005 Elvis by the Presleys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 2005 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unsafe (2005) ... (writer: "It's Now Or Never" - uncredited)
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie) (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Because They're Young", "It's My Party")
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1998 Clay Pigeons (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1997 Gypsy Magic (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M. (writer: "It's My Party")
 1997 Fools Rush In (writer: "It's Now Or Never")
 1996 It's My Party (writer: "It's My Party")
 1995 En på miljonen (lyrics: "LEVA LIVET / IT'S MY PARTY") / (music: "LEVA LIVET / IT'S MY PARTY")
 1995 Cybill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- As the World Turns to Crap (1995) ... (writer: "It's My Party" - uncredited)
 1994 Tre kronor (TV Series) ("LEVA LIVET" (IT'S MY PARTY))
 1994 C'était le 12 du 12 et Chili avait les blues ("It's My Party (And I'll Cry if I Want To)")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Attack of the the Eye Creatures (1992) ... (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "IT'S NOW OR NEVER")
 1990 Mermaids (writer: "It's My Party")
 1990 Problem Child (writer: "IT'S MY PARTY")
 1989 'Allo 'Allo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Renewing the Vows (1989) ... (lyrics: "It's Now or Never" - uncredited)
 1988 Waxwork ("It's My Party")
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Charming Halloween (1987) ... (writer: "It's My Party")
 1986 The American Way (writer: "Yesterdays Hero" - as Good)
 1985 Kivisydän (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (writer: "It's Now or Never" - uncredited)
 1983 Alvin & the Chipmunks (TV Series) (writer: "It's My Party")
 1982 Brothers (Video) (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1966 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 October 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "Good Luck Charm")
 1965 Day of the Nightmare (lyrics: "This Is the House That Jack Built")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.34 (1965) ... (writer: "It's Now or Never")
 1963 High and Low ("It's Now or Never", uncredited)
 1960 Because They're Young (writer: "Because They're Young")
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While working in the early 1970s as a producer and agent for Don Kirshner's eponymous label, distributed by Columbia Records, he discovered and signed the progressive rock band Kansas.

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