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Joe McCoy (I) (1905–1950)

Joe McCoy was born on May 11, 1905 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He died on January 28, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right")
 2011 Little Murder (writer: "When the Levee Breaks" - as Kansas Joe McCoy)
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?" - uncredited)
 2008 Cathouse: The Musical (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?")
 2007 Honeydripper (writer: "Why Don't You Do It Right")
 2006 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 (2006) ... (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?")
 1998 Dance with Me (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right")
 1991 Bugsy (writer: "WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT? (GET ME SOME MONEY TOO)" (1947))
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?")
 1984 Swing Shift (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?")
 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.4 (1967) ... (writer: "Why Don't You Do Right?" - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (lyrics: "Why Don't You Do Right" (1941) - uncredited) / (music: "Why Don't You Do Right" (1941) - uncredited)
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 2004 The Keeper
4th Man
 2001 Lola
1st Old Man in Cafe
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 2010 Cascadia (co-director)
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 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (composer: song "Why Don't You Do Right")
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Other Works:

Peg (1983). A Musical Autobiography. Book by Peggy Lee. New lyrics by Peggy Lee. New music by Paul Horner. Musical Director: Larry Fallon. Vocal arrangements by Ray Charles. Music orchestrated by Artie Butler, Larry Fallon [final Broadway credit], Dominic Frontiere, Willis Holman [credited as Bill Holman], Gordon Jenkins, ... See more »
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