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Johnny Lange (I) (1905–2006)

Hit songwriter ("Mule Train", "Clancy Lowered the Boom"), author and publisher, educated in a Philadelphia high school. His daughter is actress Hope Lange. He joined the music staff at film studios in 1937 and resumed his film music career in 1946 and 1947 in collaboration with Lew Porter. He also wrote special material for night club singers, and... See full bio »

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 2017 Fargo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Law of Non-Contradiction (2017) ... (writer: "Blue Shadows On the Trail" - uncredited)
 2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Conlee (2013) ... (writer: "Mule Train" - uncredited)
 2011 Bringing Up Bobby (writer: "Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah")
 2002 Manna from Heaven (writer: "I'm Hobnobbin' With My Old Friend Robin", "Clancy Lower the Boom", "Bluebirds Keep Singin' in the Rain")
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (writer: "Christmas Carols By The Old Corral")
 1996 The Preacher's Wife (writer: "Somebody Bigger Than Tou And Me")
 1995 A Midwinter's Tale (writer: "Mule Train")
 1992 Mac (arranger: "MULE TRAIN") / (writer: "MULE TRAIN")
 1987 Wish You Were Here (writer: "Mule Train" - uncredited)
 1965 The Drifter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Virginia (1965) ... (writer: "Pecos Bill" - uncredited)
 1962 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Golden Horseshoe Revue (1962) ... (writer: "Pecos Bill" - uncredited)
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1957 - 1961) (music - 1 episode, 1958)
- Gordon MacRae (1961) ... (writer: "Clancy Lowered the Boom" - uncredited)
- Robert Horton (1960) ... (writer: "Clancy Lowered the Boom" - uncredited)
- Phyllis Kirk (1958) ... (writer: "They'll Be No New Tunes on This Old Piano" - uncredited)
- Roberta Sherwood (1958) ... (writer: "There'll Be No New Tunes on This Old Piano")
- Pat Carroll (1958) ... (music: "Clancy Lowered the Boom" - uncredited)
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.29 (1960) ... (writer: "I Found the Answer")
 1959 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Salute to the U.S. Army (1959) ... (writer: "There'll Be No New Tunes on This Old Piano" - uncredited)
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Madrid" - uncredited)
 1958 Life Begins at 17 (writer: "The Teenage Story of Love")
 1955 Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Pecos Bill")
 1952 The Old West (writer: "Somebody Bigger Than You and I")
 1950 Blues Busters (writer: "Bluebirds Keep Singin' in the Rain", "Better Be Lookin' Out for Love" - uncredited)
 1950 Singing Guns (writer: "Mule Train")
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West (music: "Clancy Lowered the Boom" - uncredited)
 1949 Rim of the Canyon (writer: "Rim Of The Canyon")
 1949 The Big Sombrero (writer: "Trail To Mexico" - uncredited)
 1948 Loaded Pistols (writer: "Loaded Pistols")
 1948 Melody Time (lyrics: "Pecos Bill") / (writer: "Blue Shadows on the Trail")
 1946 Song of the South (writer: "Uncle Remus Said" - uncredited)
 1946 Trail to Mexico (arranger: "Trail To Mexico")
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks (writer: "Deacon Jones")
 1944 Jam Session (writer: "I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City")
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'! (writer: "Deacon Jones")
 1943 Stormy Weather (writer: "I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City" (1942) - uncredited)
 1943 Land of Hunted Men (writer: "Trail to Mexico")
 1942 Outlaws of Boulder Pass (writer: "The Lone Rider Song" (Theme Song))
 1942 Along the Sundown Trail (writer: "Along the Sundown Trail", "Nobody's Fault But My Own", "Ridin' Free")
 1942 Border Roundup (writer: "Lone Rider Song" (Title Song), "Ridin' The Rollin' Hills", "When A Cowboy Rides", "There's A Cabin In The Clearing")
 1942 Prairie Pals (writer: "I Wish I Knew The Way You Feel" - uncredited)
 1942 Sheriff of Sage Valley (writer: "The Man Who Broke My Heart" - uncredited)
 1942 Jungle Siren (writer: "Song of the Jungle")
 1942 Tumbleweed Trail (writer: "Down on the Moonlight Trail", "Roll Along, Lazy Moon", "The Tide Has Turned", "What Can I Do?")
 1942 Texas Justice (writer: "The Lone Rider Song" (Theme song))
 1942 Rolling Down the Great Divide (writer: "Roamin' in Wyoming", "It's All Over Now", "I'll Be Wishing")
 1942 The Lone Rider in Cheyenne (writer: "The Lone Rider Song")
 1942 Arizona Roundup (writer: "Hard Boiled Jolly Good Fellow")
 1942 Rock River Renegades (writer: "Get Along, Little Cowboy" (credited) - as Johnny Long)
 1942 Raiders of the West (writer: "Remember Me Dear", "Fare Thee Well", "The Whispering Prairie")
 1942 The Lone Rider and the Bandit (writer: "I'm the Best Man in the West", "The Lone Rider Theme Song", "Down the Moonlit Trail", "Rainbow Valley")
 1942 Texas Man Hunt (writer: "I'm Crying Tonight", "It's the Prairie Calling Me", "Please Don't Say Goodbye", "Texas Rose", "The Fiddler and His Bow")
 1941 Lone Star Law Men (writer: "The Mexican Buccaneer")
 1941 Fiesta (writer: "The Two Bravest Hombres In All Mexico")
 1941 The Lone Rider Fights Back (writer: "It's All Over Now", "Out Where the West Begins", "The Lone Rider Theme Song" - uncredited)
 1941 Zis Boom Bah ("Annabella", "It Makes No Difference When You're in the Army")
 1941 The Lone Rider Ambushed (writer: "Without You Darling, Life Woundn't Be the Same", "Ridin' Roamin'on the Prairie", "If It Hadn't Been For You", "The Lone Rider Theme Song" - uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury (writer: "The Lone Rider Theme Song", "Down by the Old Alamo", "A Love That Faded Too Soon", "Ride 'em Cowboy")
 1941 The Texas Marshal (writer: "Until I Come Back to You", "The West is Always Ready", "Riding Down the Texas Trail")
 1941 Paper Bullets ("I Know, I Know", "Blue Is the Day")
 1941 The Lone Rider in Ghost Town (writer: "Old Cactus Joe", "In Old Spring Valley", "Sweet Suzanna", "Under Prairie Skies", "The Lone Rider Song" - uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Crosses the Rio (writer: "Pancho the Mexican Bandit", "It's Gay Fiesta Time", "The Lone Rider (theme song)", "Git Along Cowboy")
 1941 Ridin' the Cherokee Trail (writer: "Dynamite Dan", "Down In Arkansas", "Song of the Coyotes", "Old Pete the Bandito")
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On (writer: "Nobody's Fault But My Own", "The Lone Rider Song", "Down By the Old Corral", "Prairie Wagon")
 1940 West of Pinto Basin (writer: "That Little Prairie Gal of Mine")
 1940 Take Me Back to Oklahoma ("Village Blacksmith", "Kalamity Kate")
 1940 Trailing Double Trouble (writer: "Under Western Skies")
 1940 Up in the Air ("Doin' The Conga")
 1940 The Range Busters (writer: "Get Along Little Cowboy" (1940), "Beneath the Mellow Moon")
 1940 Rainbow Over the Range ("Poor Slim", "The School Song")
 1940 Scatterbrain (writer: "Benny the Beaver")
 1940 The Golden Trail ("They're Hanging Pappy in the Morning")
 1940 Wild Horse Range (writer: "When I Come Home")
 1940 The Kid from Santa Fe (writer: "A Shack on the Prairie")
 1940 Land of the Six Guns (writer: "Pride of the Valley")
 1940 The Cowboy from Sundown (writer: "Symphony of the Prairie")
 1940 Pals of the Silver Sage (writer: "Prairie Fairyland")
 1940 Covered Wagon Trails (writer: "Under the Western Skies")
 1940 Gang War (writer: "Remember the Night")
 1940 Rhythm of the Rio Grande (writer: "Pablo the Mexican Bandit")
 1940 Murder on the Yukon (writer: "Ah, Here's Romance", "Down the Yukon Trail")
 1940 The Cheyenne Kid (writer: "Cross-Eyed Son of a Gun")
 1940 Pioneer Days (writer: "Lolita")
 1940 Danger Ahead (writer: "Spare the Rod")
 1939 Westbound Stage (writer: "It's All Over Now", "Trail To Mexico")
 1939 El Diablo Rides (writer: "Hi Cowboy")
 1939 One Dark Night (writer: "Alone Again", "Shake It and Break It")
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong (lyrics: "The Little Red Fox (N'Ya N'Ya You Can't Catch Me)" (1939))
 1939 The Adventures of the Masked Phantom (lyrics: "The Masked Phantom", "Phantom Prairie Rose", "A Rip Snortin' Two Gun Girl") / (music: "The Masked Phantom", "Phantom Prairie Rose", "A Rip Snortin' Two Gun Girl")
 1939 Girl from Rio (writer: "Romance in Rio")
 1939 Down the Wyoming Trail (writer: "In Elk Valley" - uncredited)
 1939 Rollin' Westward (writer: "Bold Vaquero")
 1939 Code of the Cactus (writer: "Across The Boundary Line")
 1939 Six-Gun Rhythm (writer: "There's a Cabin in the Valley", "When I Get Back on the Range", "They Won't Stretch My Neck If I Know It", "Serenade to a Lovely Senorita", "Lonesome Cowboy")
 1939 Sundown on the Prairie (writer: "Cactus Pete")
 1939 In Old Montana (writer: "Rattlesnake Joe", "In Old Montana", "Windy Bill" - uncredited)
 1939 Code of the Fearless (writer: "Gonna Ride", "Cactus Pete")
 1938 Song of the Buckaroo (writer: "Little Tenderfoot')
 1938 Six-Gun Trail (writer: "A Cowboy Sings a Lullaby", "Moon Over the Plains")
 1938 Where the West Begins (writer: "Born To the Range", "Down the Trail To Dreams")
 1937 Harlem on the Prairie (writer: "A New Range in Heaven")
 1937 Danger Valley (writer: "On the Wide Open Plains", "Little Tenderfoot")
 1937 Pick a Star (lyrics: "I've Got It Bad" (1937), "Without Your Love" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Melody of the Plains (writer: "Letting Trouble Roll By")
 1937 The Singing Buckaroo (writer: "Cobwebs 'Round My Saddle", "Frankly Speaking")
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Show Show Composer (15 credits)

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