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Bob Dorough (I) (1923–2018)


Bob Dorough was born on December 12, 1923 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas, USA. He was married to Sally Shanley, Ruth Corine Meinert and Jacqueline Wright. He died on April 23, 2018 in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Schoolhouse Rock! Vocals / Banker / Lolly Jr. / Lolly Sr. / Lucky Seven Sampson / Mailman / Man / Nerd / Son / Thomas Jefferson / Turtle
(1973-2009)
(1997)
Never Been Kissed Soundtrack
(1999)
Two Weeks Notice Soundtrack
(2002)

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 2019 Tin Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prairie Gothic (2019) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2018 Riverdale (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Chapter Twenty-Nine: Primary Colors (2018) ... (music: "Sufferin' 'Til Suffrage" - uncredited)
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pharrell Williams/Chris Colfer/Vince Staples (2017) ... (writer: "Three Is a Magic Number")
 2014-2016 Upper Middle Bogan (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Christmas Break (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Dorough)
- Row Row Row (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Dorough)
- Generous to a Faultline (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Dorough)
- Sticking to Your Principals (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Dorough)
- Sons of Anarchy (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Dorough)
 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wreckage (2014) ... (writer: "Comin Home Baby" - uncredited)
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The German Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - uncredited)
 2011 Born to Be Wild (Documentary short) (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
  Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Substitute (2010) ... (lyrics: "Conjunction Junction" - uncredited) / (music: "Conjunction Junction" - uncredited)
 2010 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2010) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - uncredited)
  Schoolhouse Rock! (TV Series short) (writer - 27 episodes, 1973 - 2009) (performer - 23 episodes, 1973 - 2009) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1974) (music - 1 episode, 1974)
- The 3 R's (2009) ... (writer: "The Three R's")
- Windy and the Windmills (2009) ... (performer: "Windy and the Windmills") / (writer: "Windy and the Windmills")
- Don't Be a Carbon Sasquatch (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Be a Carbon Sasquatch") / (writer: "Don't Be a Carbon Sasquatch")
- The Trash Can Band (2009) ... (performer: "The Trash Can Band")
- The Little Things We Do (2009) ... (performer: "The Little Things We Do")
 2009 An Education (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2008 Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years (Video documentary) (writer: "I'm Hip" - as Robert L. Dorough)
 2008 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (Documentary) (lyrics: "Conjunction Junction") / (music: "Conjunction Junction")
 2008/I Paris (writer: "Comin' home baby" - as Robert L. Dorough)
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (writer: "Three Is a Magic Number")
 2005 The Squid and the Whale (writer: "Figure 8" - as Robert Dorough)
 2003 Festival Express (Documentary) (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as R. Dorough)
 2003 Calendar Girls (writer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Robert L. Dorough)
 2002 Two Weeks Notice (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2002 Slackers (writer: "Three is a Magic Number" - as Robert Dorough)
 2001 The Anniversary Party (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein (writer: "Devil May Care")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (performer: "Conjunction Junction") / (writer: "Conjunction Junction")
 1999 The Iron Giant (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (lyrics: "Three Is a Magic Number") / (music: "Three Is a Magic Number")
 1997 Dinner and Driving (performer: "I've Got Just About Everything I Need") / (writer: "I've Got Just About Everything I Need", "Comin' Home Baby")
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little (writer: "Coming Home Baby" - as Robert Dorough)
 1996 Schoolhouse Rock!: America Rock (Video Game) ("No More Kings", uncredited) / (music: "Sufferin' Till Suffrage" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Shot Heard Round the World", "Mother Necessity" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Shot Heard Round the World", "Mother Necessity" - uncredited)
 1995 Get Shorty (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
 1995 Schoolhouse Rock!: Grammar Rock (Video Game) (music: "Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla" (Pronouns) - uncredited) / (performer: "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here", "Busy Prepositions", "Schoolhouse Rocky" (Grammar Rock variant) - uncredited) / (writer: "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here", "Conjunction Junction", "Verb: That's What's Happening", "Busy Prepositions", "The Tale of Mr. Morton" (Subject and Predicate) - uncredited)
 1994 Chasers (performer: "Right on My Way Home") / (writer: "Right on My Way Home")
 1994 Reality Bites (writer: "Conjunction Junction" - as Robert Dorough)
 1989 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Superdome (1989) ... (music: "Conjunction Junction")
 1972 Parachute to Paradise (TV Movie) (performer: "Parachute to Paradise")
 1968 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (1968) ... (writer: "Give A Damn")
 1968 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.6 (1968) ... (writer: "Give A Damn")
 1968 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 July 1968 (1968) ... (writer: "Give A Damn")
 1962 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 November 1962 (1962) ... (writer: "Comin' Home Baby")
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Composed and performed a number of songs for the ABC TV eductational project "Schoolhouse Rock". This is a series of short films shown at the end of cartoon shows designed to teach various subjects (multiplication tables, US history, science, grammar, US government functions) in the form of animated films with memorable music and lyrics. The series of films is still remembered (fondly) by those ... See more »

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