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The chirpy, bubble-gum singing family from Newport, Rhode Island who inspired TV's The Partridge Family (1970) (not to mention the sibling-oriented groups "The Jackson 5" and The Osmonds") would expand over the years to include siblings Billy (born 1948); twins Bob and Dick (born 1950); Paul (born 1952); Barry (born 1954); John (born 1956) and ... See full bio »

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 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-Annoyed-Grunt-cious (1997) ... (performer: "Hair" - uncredited)
 1994 Dumb & Dumber (performer: "The Rain, The Park And Other Things")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1969) ... (performer: "Silver Threads & Golden Needles")
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series) (performer: "Love American Style")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (performer: "Children Go Where I Send Thee")
 1968 A Family Thing (TV Special) (performer: "We Can Fly", "Consider Yourself", "A Doodlin' Song", "Indian Lake", "What the World Needs Now Is Love", "The Rain, The Park, and Other Things")
 1968 The Impossible Years (performer: "The Impossible Years")
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Single: "The Rain, The Park and Other Things" (MGM Records) See more »

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Barry Cowsill, who released a solo album "As Is" in 1998 and battled long-standing substance abuse problems, was last heard leaving a message on sister Susan Cowsill's answering machine after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005, saying, "I don't know how to get out of town except wait for a bus . . . I've been so . . . lonely . . . I hope I get in touch with you". His body wasn't... See more »

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