Favourite Biker Movie Composers

by mister_gs | created - 04 Sep 2012 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

No ranking, just sorted First Name / Family Name. Except Johnny Cash, he was for sure a fine musician. Personal favourites are Davie Allan, Mike Curb and Stu Phillips. Thanks for checking, enjoy.

1. Johnny Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully ...

2. Billy Green

Composer | Stone

Billy Green is a composer and actor, known for Stone (1974) and Getting Back to Nothing (1971).

4. Davie Allan

Soundtrack | Inglourious Basterds

Ace rock'n'roll guitarist Davie Allan has garnered plenty of accolades, recognition, and a well-deserved avid cult following for his fiercely intense'n'aggressive burning fuzztone guitar sound. Allan was born in Los Angeles and grew up in the San Fernando Valley in Southern California. He first ...

5. Dominic Frontiere

Music_department | Color of Night

Dominic Carmen Frontiere, 86, Emmy and Golden Globe winning film and television composer, former head of music at Paramount Pictures, passed away in Tesuque, New Mexico on 21 December 2017. He is survived by his wife Robin and their children Emily, Joseph, Nicholas and Sofia, as well as daughter ...

7. Don McGinnis

Assistant_director | Alive: An Undead Survival Series

Don McGinnis is known for his work on Alive: An Undead Survival Series (2014), Hell's Bloody Devils (1970) and Making the Grade (1984).

8. Donald Rubinstein

Music_department | Martin

Donald Rubinstein was born on February 19, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Martin (1977), Knightriders (1981) and Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990).

9. Gustavo Santaolalla

Music_department | Brokeback Mountain

Argentine musician and leader of the now defunct bands "Arco Iris" and "Soluna", Gustavo Santaolalla was one of the references of his country's national music by the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. During the 70s he relocated to the United States, where he formed the band Wet Picnic, ...

10. Harley Hatcher

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood

Harley Hatcher is known for his work on Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019), Kelly's Heroes (1970) and The Hard Ride (1971).

11. James William Guercio

Soundtrack | Electra Glide in Blue

James William Guercio is the chief executive of The Caribou Companies in Boulder, Colorado of which Caribou Films is an entity. Guercio produced and directed "Electra Glide in Blue," the American entry in the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, and in 1979, produced "Second Hand Hearts," directed by Hal ...

12. Jeff Simmons

Composer | Naked Angels

Jeff Simmons is known for his work on Naked Angels (1969), Two of a Kind (1998) and Family Matters (1989).

13. Jerry Styner

Soundtrack | Good Morning, Vietnam

Holds a Master's in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.

14. John Cameron

Soundtrack | Dude, Where's My Car?

John Cameron was born on March 20, 1944 in Woodford, Essex, England. He is known for his work on Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Les Misérables (2012).

15. Leith Stevens

Composer | The War of the Worlds

Leith Stevens was born on September 13, 1909 in Mount Moriah, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on The War of the Worlds (1953), Destination Moon (1950) and Julie (1956). He was married to Elizabeth Stevens and Mary McCoy. He died on July 23, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Lenny Stack

Music_department | C.C. & Company

17. Les Baxter

Soundtrack | Hitman: Agent 47

Born March 14, 1922, at Mexia, Texas. He learned to play the piano at five years of age and studied at the Detroit Conservatory and at Pepperdine College in Los Angeles, California (his uncle was the college's first president). He began his career as a concert pianist but later joined Mel Tormé's "...

18. Les Reed

Soundtrack | Edward Scissorhands

Les Reed was born on July 24, 1935 in Woking, Surrey, England as Leslie David Reed. He was married to June Williams. He died on April 15, 2019 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

19. Michael Lloyd

Soundtrack | Spaceballs

Referred to as a boy genius at the start of his career Michael Lloyd has certainly proven that right. Over the past 40 (plus) years the prolific and talented record producer has accumulated in excess of 100 gold and platinum records well over 72 albums and 34 singles collecting numerous #1 singles ...

20. Mike Curb

Soundtrack | Inglourious Basterds

Mike Curb was born on December 24, 1944 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He has been married to Linda Dunphy Curb since April 4, 1978. They have two children.

21. Morgan Cavett

Composer | Black Angels

Morgan Cavett started writing songs and producing records at the age of 22. his first major success was writing for the musical group Steppenwolf. In 1967 he was hired by legendary songwriter Johnny Mercer. While at Mr. Mercer's company he discovered and produced a duo which used as their name: a ...

22. Randy Sparks

Soundtrack | Angel Unchained

Randy Sparks was born on July 29, 1933 in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA as Lloyd A. Sparks. He has been married to Diane Jergens since September 6, 1963. They have four children. He was previously married to Jackie Miller.

25. Stu Phillips

Composer | Knight Rider

Stu Phillips was born on September 9, 1929 in the USA as Stuart Phillips. He is known for his work on Knight Rider (1982), Argo (2012) and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).

26. The Who

Soundtrack | The Kids Are Alright

Roger Daltrey formed the Detours in 1962, with several member changes and role swaps abound, John Entwistle joined. Sometime later, on John's recommendation, Pete Townshend was added to the line up. In the meantime, The Detours had become a four-piece band; the drummer was changed with Keith Moon ...

28. Val Johns

Soundtrack | Copycat

Composer and concert pianist. Valjean Johns graduated with honors from the School of Music at Oklahoma University in 1958, and won a Fulbright Scholarship. He was one of six pianists selected to win annual recognition from the American Guild of Musical Artists for his virtuosity and musical studies...

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