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Eddie Durham (1906–1987)

Guitarist, trombonist, composer, songwriter ("Topsy", "Swinging the Blues"), conductor and arranger, Eddie Durham was a trombonist and arranger with the Bennie Moten orchestra, and later with Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie. He arranged for several orchestras, and later formed his own orchestra and made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1942, he ... See full bio »

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(age 80) in New York, USA

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Known For

Arizona Dream
Arizona Dream Soundtrack
(1993)
Spontaneous Combustion
(1990)
Iris
Iris Soundtrack
(2001)
Nice Girls Don't Explode
(1987)

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  Darker Than You Think (writer: "Lafayette") (announced)
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (writer: "Topsy Part 2")
 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer: "Topsy")
 2015-2016 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Enemy Lines (2016) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
- Where Paradise Is Home (2015) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
 2016 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sisters (2016) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
 2016 Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past (Documentary) (writer: "Oh Eddie")
 2015-2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- "Mickey" by Tony Basil (2016) ... (writer: "Wham (Re-bop-boom-bam)")
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco (2015) ... (writer: "Topsy")
 2015 Fallout 4 (Video Game) (writer: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire")
 2014 The Abandoned Haunted Mansion of Horrors (Short) (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Always Hurt the One You Love (2014) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
 2012 Hyde Park on Hudson (writer: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire")
 2011 The Ambassador (Documentary) (writer: "I Don't Wanna Set The World On Fire")
 2009 Logorama (Short) (writer: "I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE")
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (1 episode)
- November 22 (2009) ... ("Moten Swing")
 2009 Heroes (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Chapter One 'A Clear and Present Danger' (2009) ... (music: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire" - uncredited)
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game) (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Movie) (writer: "Wham (Re-Bop, Boom-Bam)")
 2007 Girl 27 (Documentary) (writer: "Blues in the Groove")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) ... (lyrics: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire" - uncredited) / (music: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire" - uncredited)
 2006 Ask the Dust ("I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 2002 Like Mike (writer: "Topsy, Part 2")
 2001/I Iris (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 1993 Wilder Napalm (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire")
 1993 Arizona Dream ("Topsy")
 1990 Spontaneous Combustion (writer: "I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE")
 1987 Nice Girls Don't Explode (writer: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire")
 1982 Chanel No. 5: L'invitation au rêve/Le jardin (Video short) (writer: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire" - uncredited)
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All Day & Every Day (1982) ... (writer: "I Don't Want To Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roy Clark (1978) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire")
 1949 Passport to Pimlico (writer: "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire" - uncredited)
 1941 Sun Valley Serenade (arranger: "In the Mood" (1939) - uncredited)
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