Dr. John (I) (1941–2019)


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Dr. John was born on November 21, 1940, in New Orleans, Louisiana, as Malcolm Rebbenack. At 13 he decided to become a musician, and was supported by his family, who themselves were musicians in a small way. "Mac" dropped out of school in the 11th grade in 1956, at the age of 16, to become a blues piano player. He has become known as "Dr. John, The... See full bio »

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Blues Brothers 2000 The Louisiana Gator Boys
(1998)
(2009)
Sahara Soundtrack
(2005)
Angel Heart Soundtrack
(1987)

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 2019 Southside: June (Short) (soundtrack)
  Curious George (TV Series short) (musician - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (co-produced by - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (music co-producer - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2011) (performer - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2011)
- Downhill Racer/Book Monkey (2011) ... (music co-producer: main title theme) / (performer: main title theme)
- George and Marco Sound It Out/A Monkey's Duckling (2010) ... (music co-producer: main title theme) / (performer: main title theme)
- Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey (2010) ... (musician) / (co-produced by)
- George Measures Up/Something New Under the Sun (2010) ... (musician) / (co-produced by)
- Relax/The Box and the Hound (2010) ... (musician) / (co-produced by)
 2007 K-Ville (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Bedfellows (2007) ... (composer: main title song)
 1991-1994 Blossom (TV Series) (singer - 87 episodes)
- Graduation (1994) ... (singer: theme music)
- Last Tango (1994) ... (singer: theme music)
- Night of Reckoning (1994) ... (singer: theme music)
- Seven Deadly Sins (1994) ... (singer: theme music)
- Sex, Lies and Mrs. Peterson (1994) ... (singer: theme music)
 1980 Carny (musician)
 1969 Chastity (musician - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "Triumvirate" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mac Rebennack - Dr. John | Dr. John & the Nighttripper | Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. | Mac Rebennack

Spouse:

Lydia Crow  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

He was the son of Dorothy (Cronin) and Malcolm John Rebennack. His ancestry included German, Irish, Spanish, English, and French. See more »

Nickname:

Dr. John The Nighttripper

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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