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Ritchie Adams


An original member of The Fireflies, a 1950s "doo-wop" vocal group.

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Kick-Ass Soundtrack
Animal House
Animal House Soundtrack
Toomorrow Soundtrack


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 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Fatzcarraldo (2017) ... (lyrics: "Hot Dog" - uncredited)
 2011 Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (2011) ... (writer: "The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)" - uncredited)
 2010 Kick-Ass ("(Banana Splits) Tra La La Song")
 2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Turning Thirty (2000) ... (writer: "After The Lovin")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Riding with Death (1997) ... (writer: "After the Lovin'" - uncredited)
- The Mole People (1997) ... (writer: "After the Lovin'" - uncredited)
 1996 The O-Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis Knebworth Special (1996) ... (writer: "The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)" - uncredited)
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buster (1991) ... (writer: "Tossin' and Turnin'" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Banana Splits (The Tra La La Song)")
 1978 Animal House (writer: "Tossin' and Turnin'")
 1970 Toomorrow (writer: "You're My Baby Now", "Taking Our Own Sweet Time", "Let's Move On", "If You Can't Be Hurt", "Toomorrow", "Walkin' On Air", "Happiness Valley", "Goin' Back")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1965) ... (writer: "Tossing and Turning")
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 2008 Ron Dante: The Voice of the Archies (Video documentary short)
 2007 Come on Let's Go with the Archie Show! (Video documentary short)

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Songwriter: Wrote "Tossin' and Turnin'", a hit for Bobby Lewis. NOTE: He also played guitar on the record. See more »

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An original member of The Fireflies, a 1950s "doo-wop" vocal group.

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