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Will Holt (II) (1929–2015)

Songwriter ("Lemon Tree", "Those Were the Days", "One of Those Songs"), composer, singer, guitarist, director and producer, educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Williams College and the Richard Dyer Bennett School of Minstrelsy. He was a singer and guitarist in nightclubs, toured for Columbia Concerts and, eventually, co-founded St. Louis' Crystal... See full bio »

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 2008 Lemon Tree (writer: "Lemon Tree" - as William Willy Holt)
 1995 Apollo 13 (writer: "Lemon Tree")
 1993-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Racket Girls (1994) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree" - uncredited)
- The Day the Earth Froze (1993) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree")
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Diner '75 (1992) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree" - uncredited)
 1991 Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Phone Message (1991) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree" - uncredited)
 1988 Moon Over Parador (lyrics: "O Parador")
 1979 Spree (lyrics: "Theme from Spree")
 1975 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Great Mysteries with Orson Buggy (1975) ... (lyrics: "One of Those Songs (Le Bal De Madame De Mortemouille)")
 1969 In Melbourne Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 March 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "One of Those Songs (Le Bal De Madame De Mortemouille)")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.21 (1968) ... (lyrics: "One of Those Songs" - uncredited)
 1967 Custer of the West (lyrics: "MARCHING SONG", "MAXWELL HOUSE")
 1967 F Troop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- That's Show Biz (1967) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree" - uncredited)
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (lyrics: "One of Those Songs" - uncredited)
 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower (writer: "Lemon Tree")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1965) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 (1965) ... (writer: "Lemon Tree")
 1964 The Luck of Ginger Coffey (writer: "Theme From The Luck Of Ginger Coffey")
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 1967 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (musical cues)
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 1959 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.202 (1959) ... Himself

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Other Works:

English lyrics to Kurt Weill's music: "Bilbao Song", "Caesar's Death" and "Sailor's Tango". See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1971 Tony Award as Best Lyrics (Musical) for "The Me Nobody Knows." See more »

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