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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


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 2021 Waffles + Mochi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tomato (2021) ... (writer: "Sing a Happy Song")
  Snowpiercer (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2021) (music - 1 episode, 2021)
- The Eternal Engineer (2021) ... (lyrics: "What I Got, I Got (and Ain't Gonna Lose)") / (music: "What I Got, I Got (and Ain't Gonna Lose)")
 2021 School's Out Forever (arranger: "Gonna Ride This Whirlwind") / (producer: "Gonna Ride This Whirlwind") / (writer: "Gonna Ride This Whirlwind")
  Black-ish (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2020) (producer - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020)
- Our Wedding Dre (2020) ... (arranger: "Young Girl") / (producer: "Young Girl") / (writer: "Young Girl")
 2020 A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (writer: "Sing a Happy Song")
  The Unicorn (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- No Pressure (2019) ... (arranger: "Make Me Over") / (writer: "Make Me Over")
 2017 Daddy's Home 2 (arranger: "Come and Get It")
 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 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Winter (2016) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 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 Daddy's Home (arranger: "Come and Get It")
 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 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 2013 One Chance (arranger: "Come and Get It") / (writer: "Come and Get It")
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Slight at the Opera (2013) ... ("Cat's In The Cradle", uncredited)
 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")
 2011 That's What I Am (arranger: "Come And Get It") / (writer: "Come And Get It")
 2011 Happy Endings (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Like Father, Like Gun (2011) ... ("Cat's In the Cradle", uncredited)
 2010 Piranha 3D (arranger: "Come and Get It") / (writer: "Come and Get It")
 2010 Cougar Town (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wake Up Time (2010) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle", uncredited)
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Special) (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2007 Shrek the Third ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 2007 'Til Death (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I Heart Woodcocks (2007) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2006) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle", uncredited)
 2006 All the King's Men (arranger: "Trouble in Mind")
 2005 Gay Sex in the 70s (Documentary) ("Give Your Body Up to the Music")
 1999 That '70s Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Career Day (1999) ... ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 1999 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 January 1999 (1999) ... (arranger: "TROUBLE IN MIND")
 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 Harry Chapin: The Final Concert (Documentary) ("Cat's in the Cradle")
 1981 Circle of Power (writer: "Make Me Over")
 1972 Don't Play Us Cheap (producer: "Don't Play Us Cheap", "You Cut Up The Clothes In The Closet Of My Dreams", "Break That Party And Opening", "The Eight Day Week", "Saturday Night", "The Bowsers Thing", "The Book Of Life", "Ain't Love Grand", "I'm A Bad Character", "Know Your Business", "Feast On Me", "Break That Party", "Someday It Seems That It Just Don't Even Pay To Get Out Of Bed", "Quartet", "The Phoney Game", "It Makes No Difference", "Bad Character Bossa Nova", "The Washingtons Thing", "(If You See A Devil) Smash Him")
 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)
Show Show Music department (7 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Herschey Barr | Hershel Dwellingham

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

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