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Ernie Burnett (1884–1959)

Songwriter ("Georgia Moonlight", "Steamboat Rag"), composer, pianist and publisher, educated at the Charlottenberg Conservatory and other music studies in Italy and Austria. He returned to the USA in 1901 and became a vaudeville pianist and entertainer. During World War I, he served in the 89th Division of the Allied Expeditionary Forces. He led ... See full bio »

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The Wrecking Crew Soundtrack
Swing It Soldier Soundtrack
The Arizona Raiders Soundtrack
Forget Paris Soundtrack


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 2016 Café Society (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 2014 5 Flights Up (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Milkmaid's Lot (2012) ... (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
- The Pony (2012) ... (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1912))
 2011 Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 2, Get Tannen (Video Game) (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 2007 Torchwood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Captain Jack Harkness (2007) ... (writer: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1995 Forget Paris (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1969 The Wrecking Crew (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.31 (1965) ... (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1957 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.34 (1957) ... (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1956 Mr. Black Magic (Short) (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1954 A Star Is Born (music: "Melancholy" - uncredited)
 1954 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Bobsey's Twins in Stir (1954) ... (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1954 The Black Glove (writer: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1953 The Dennis Day Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Old Friend (1953) ... (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1948 On Our Merry Way (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1945 Scarlet Street ("Melancholy Baby", uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1944 National Barn Dance (writer: "From the Indies to the Andes in His Undies")
 1944 Minstrel Man (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1943 Follow the Band (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1942 From the Indies to the Andes (in His Undies) (Short) (writer: "From the Indies to the Andes in His Undies")
 1941 Johnny Eager (music: "Melancholy" (1911) - uncredited)
 1941 Swing It Soldier (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1941 Birth of the Blues (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo (music: "Melancholy" (1911) - uncredited)
 1939 A Child Is Born (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1911) - uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1912) - uncredited)
 1939 At the Circus (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1911) - uncredited)
 1939 East Side of Heaven (music: "Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1938 It's in the Stars (Short) (music: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1911) - uncredited)
 1936 The Arizona Raiders (writer: "My Melancholy Baby")
 1933 Blood Money (music: "My Melancholy Baby" (1911) - uncredited)
 1933 Bye-Gones (Short) (music: "My Melancholy Baby")
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Ernie Burnett and his writing partner composed the popular song "My Melancholy Baby" which was featured in the 1954 film A Star Is Born.

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