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Ivory Joe Hunter (1911–1974)

Born in Weirgate, Texas, in 1914, blues/R&B singer Ivory Joe Hunter is probably most famous for writing and recording the hit "Since I Met You, Baby". He learned to play piano at an early age and by his mid-teens was performing in the Beaumont, Texas, area. He made some recordings in the 1930s (under the name "Ivory Joe White") but it took a move ... See full bio »

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Lone Star
Lone Star Soundtrack
(1996)
Good Morning, Vietnam
(1987)
Mischief
Mischief Soundtrack
(1985)
The Big Town
The Big Town Soundtrack
(1987)

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 2014 Bad Company: The Official Authorised 40th Anniversary Documentary (Documentary) (writer: "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever" - as Ivy Jo Hunter)
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "If I Give You My Love" - uncredited)
 2003 My House in Umbria (TV Movie) (writer: "If I Give You My Love")
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Promise (1997) ... (writer: "Just Ask The Lonely")
 1996 Lone Star (performer: "Since I Met You Baby") / (writer: "Since I Met You Baby", "Desde Que Conosco")
 1993 Household Saints (performer: "Guess Who")
 1992 Memphis (TV Movie) (performer: "DON'T MAKE ME CRY", "HE'LL NEVER LOVE YOU THE WAY I DO", "IT'S TOO LATE") / (writer: "DON'T MAKE ME CRY")
  Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- The Gentle Art of Listening (1990) ... (performer: "Since I Met You Baby" - uncredited) / (writer: "Since I Met You Baby" - uncredited)
 1989 The Delinquents (performer: "Since I Met You Baby") / (writer: "Since I Met You Baby" - as Joe Hunter)
 1989 Heart of Dixie (performer: "Since I Met You Baby") / (writer: "Since I Met You Baby")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (writer: "Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead" - as Ivy Joe Hunter)
 1987 The Big Town (performer: "SINCE I MET YOU BABY") / (writer: "SINCE I MET YOU BABY")
 1985 Mischief (performer: "Since I Met You Baby") / (writer: "Since I Met You Baby")
 1984 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stephanie Mills/Richard 'Dimples' Fields (1984) ... (writer: "I Need You So" - uncredited)
 1982 Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (writer: "It May Sound Silly")
 1976 Pipe Dreams (writer: "Alaskan Pipe Line")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "I Almost Lost My Mind")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.33 (1965) ... (writer: "Ask the Lonely")
- Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (writer: "Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1965) ... (writer: "Ask the Lonely")
 1956-1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ernie and the Top Twenty (1961) ... (writer: "I Almost Lost My Mind" - uncredited)
- Greer Garson and Reginald Gardiner (1956) ... (writer: "I Almost Lost My Mind" - uncredited)
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(1940s) Radio: Had his own radio show in the early 1940s on station KFDM in Beaumont, TX. See more »
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Trivia:

Uncle of Rick Stevens, a founding member of the 1960s band Tower of Power.

Star Sign:

Libra

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