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Herschel Dwellingham

From the moment of his first public performance for members of the Bethlehem Baptist Church of Bogalusa (Louisiana), it was destiny for a five-year-old. He had accompanied his mother performing on the church organ. Herschel Dwellingham started his professional career as a drummer, playing in Bogalusa with the Rhythm Aces, a group led by Henry Sims,... See full bio »

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Beware: Children at Play Music Department
Circle of Power Soundtrack
Bellyful Music Department
Smut Music Department


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 2017 Marshall (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2017 Get Shorty (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- From Stamos with Love (2017) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2017 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (1 episode)
- PTSDee (2017) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle", uncredited)
 2016 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Lester Holt/Alia Shawkat/Jade Chang/Keith Carlock (2016) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2015 The Goldbergs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- In Conclusion, Thanksgiving (2015) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle", uncredited)
 2015 Rude(Ish) Tube (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.32 (2015) ... ("Cats in the Cradle", uncredited)
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Labor Pains (2013) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 2013 Last Vegas ("Cat's In The Cradle")
 2013 One Chance (arranger: "Come and Get It") / (writer: "Come and Get It")
 2012 Homeland (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- The Choice (2012) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind" - uncredited)
 2012 Tchoupitoulas (Documentary) (arranger: "Trouble In Mind")
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie) (arranger: "Trouble In Mind")
 2011 1000 Ways to Die (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grave Decisions (2011) ... (writer: "Electrocution Rock")
 2010 Piranha 3D (arranger: "Come and Get It") / (writer: "Come and Get It")
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Special) (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2006 All the King's Men (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2005 Gay Sex in the 70s (Documentary) ("Give Your Body Up to the Music")
 1997 Mr. Jealousy ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 1995 Home for the Holidays (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 1988 13 x 13 (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Quotidiana quotidianitat (1988) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 1985 Trouble in Mind (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 1981 Circle of Power (writer: "Make Me Over")
 1973 Don't Play Us Cheap (producer: "Don't Play Us Cheap")
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Trouble in Mind (1970) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Ethel Waters (1959) ... (arranger: "Trouble in Mind" - uncredited)
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Show Show Composer (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Official Sites:

Bogalusa Music Group

Alternate Names:

Hershel Dwellingham

Did You Know?


Herschel Dwellingham's drum beat on Weather Report's "125th Street Congress" has been described by Joseph Zawinul (as Josef Zawinul), the song's composer, as the first "hip-hop beat". See more »

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