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Earl Poole Ball

Earl Poole Ball was born on March 12, 1941 in Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Bernie (2011), The Thing Called Love (1993) and They All Laughed (1981). See full bio »

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 2003 Screen Door Jesus
Abner Huckaby
 1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas (TV Movie)
Santa Claus
 1993 The Thing Called Love
 1990 Texasville
Junior Nolan
 1988 Illegally Yours
Party Singer / Pianist
 1986 The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (TV Movie)
Squire Earthman
 1984 The Baron and the Kid (TV Movie)
Dr. Pockett
 1983 Murder in Coweta County (TV Movie)
Steve Smith
 1981 They All Laughed (uncredited)
 1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam (TV Movie)
Uncle Charley
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 1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam (TV Movie) (music coordinator)
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 2014 One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film (Documentary) (performer: "One Day Since Yesterday") / (writer: "One Day Since Yesterday", "I Don't Think I Could Take You Back Again")
 2011 Bernie (writer: "Everything... About Drinkin'", "Let Me Go to Hell (The Way I Want To)")
 1993 The Thing Called Love ("Plenty of Too Little")
 1990 Texasville (performer: "I Don't Think I Could Take You Back Again") / (writer: "I Don't Think I Could Take You Back Again", "One Day Since Yesterday")
 1988 Illegally Yours (writer: "Love Is A Gambler", "The Lady Of Love", "One Wish")
 1981 They All Laughed (arranger: "One Day Since Yesterday", "Kentucky Nights") / (lyrics: "One Day Since Yesterday") / (music: "One Day Since Yesterday") / (performer: "One Day Since Yesterday", "Kentucky Nights")

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He was the piano player for Johnny Cash for over 20 years. He has also performed with, produced or recorded with Michael Nesmith, The Byrds, Gram Parsons, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Buck Owens, Ricky Nelson, Waylon Jennings and many others.

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