Sherwood Ball (1951–2015)

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Sherwood Ball, eldest son of Ernie Ball, who any musician worth his salt knows is the gold standard for guitar strings and things. His great grandfather, Ernest R. Ball, wrote "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", "Let the Rest of the World Go By", etc. and co-founded ASCAP. Growing up in a family where artistic endeavors were encouraged, Sherwood has ... See full bio »



(age 63)

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(1991) Composer


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 1990 Alvin & the Chipmunks (TV Series short) (co-producer - 13 episodes)
- Funny, We Shrunk the Adults (1990) ... (co-producer: cover songs)
- Sploosh (1990) ... (co-producer: cover songs)
- Gremlionis (1990) ... (co-producer: cover songs)
- Chip Tracy (1990) ... (co-producer: cover songs)
- Irrational Buffoon's European Vacation (1990) ... (co-producer: cover songs)
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Great-grandson of Ernest Ball, composer of "When Irish Eyes are Smiling", "Let the Rest of the World Go By", etc., and co-founder of ASCAP. See more »

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