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W. Alexander Hill (1906–1936)

Songwriter ("Heart of Stone"), composer, conductor, pianist, arranger and author. After college, he led his own orchestra, and also conducted orchestras in silent-film theatres. Later he played piano in jazz bands, also on recordings. He also arranged for the orchesras of Benny Goodman, Cab Calloway, and Duke Ellington. Joining ASCAP in 1934, his ... See full bio »

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The Great Debaters Soundtrack
Ladybugs Soundtrack
American Heart
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 2007 The Great Debaters (writer: "I Would Do Anything for You" - as Alexander Hill)
 1992 American Heart (writer: "I'm Crazy 'bout My Baby" - as Hill)
 1992 Ladybugs (writer: "If I Can't Sell It, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down On It" - as Alexander Hill)
 1964 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.63 (1964) ... (writer: "I Would Do Anything for You" - as Alexander Hill, uncredited)
 1935 By Request (Short) (writer: "I Would Do Anything for You" - uncredited)
 1935 Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party (Short) (lyrics: "'Long About Midnight" - uncredited)
 1934 Mills Blue Rhythm Band (Short) (writer: " (I Would Do) Anything for You" - as Alexander Hill, uncredited)

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