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The Silhouettes

The Silhouettes was a black R&B group that formed in Philadelphia, PA, in the mid-1950s, consisting of Bill Horton, Earl Beal, Raymond Edwards and Richard Lewis. They hit the #1 spot on the pop and R&B charts in 1958 with the amusing and catchy "Get a Job", written by the group's members. It became a "doo-wop" classic and has been used in countless... See full bio »
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 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (writer: "Get A Job")
 1986 Stand by Me ("Get a Job") / (performer: "Get a Job")
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (performer: "Get a Job") / (writer: "Get a Job")
 1985 Get a Job (Short) (lyrics: "Get a Job") / (music: "Get a Job")
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (performer: "Get a Job")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Get a Job")
 1983 Trading Places (performer: "GET A JOB") / (writer: "GET A JOB")
 1973 American Graffiti (performer: "Get a Job") / (writer: "Get a Job")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Get a Job") / (writer: "Get a Job")
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (performer: "Get A Job" - uncredited)
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 1986 Joey
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary)
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Themselves
 1958 The Big Record (TV Series)
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... Themselves

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Single: "Get a Job" (hit #1 on R&B charts) See more »

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Raymond Edwards died on March 4, 1997, at age 74. William Horton died on Jan. 23, 1995, at age 65. See more »

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