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Melissa Manchester

She attended the Manhattan School of Music and Arts and learned to play the Piano and Harpsicord. Her father is a Basson player in the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. In the early 1970s, Melissa studied songwriting at the University School of the Arts in New York City, under the direction of Paul Simon and, at 15, she was recording ... See full bio »

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The Great Mouse Detective Miss Kitty Mouse
Out of Africa Soundtrack
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 2017 Lean on Pete (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love")
 2016 Schitt's Creek (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Motel Guest (2016) ... (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" - uncredited)
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frenemies (2014) ... (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Ran (So Far Away) by a Flock of Seagulls (2013) ... (performer: "You Should Hear How She Talks About You")
 2012 Up All Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Letting Go (2012) ... (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend" - uncredited)
 2010 For Colored Girls (writer: "I Know Who I Am")
 2010 Dirty Girl (performer: "You Should Hear How She Talks About You", "Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Through The Eyes Of Love", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird") / (writer: "Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird")
 2010 Michel Legrand and Friends (TV Special) ("The Summer Knows", "The Windmills of your Mind")
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love")
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" (1977))
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "Through The Eyes Of Love")
 2001 Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (lyrics: "Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There") / (music: "Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There") / (performer: "Junkyard Society Rag")
 2000 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alone Time (2000) ... (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love" - uncredited)
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love")
 1998 The Roseanne Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.35 (1998) ... (performer: "Friends")
 1997 Fifty Poems of Emily Dickinson (Video documentary short) (performer: "Others Poems of Emily Dickinson")
 1995 Safe (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend")
 1994 Valentines. A Bouquet of Letters and Poetry of Lovers (Video) (performer: "The First Day", "A Late Walk")
 1993 Timmy's Special Delivery: A Precious Moments Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "The Brightest Star")
 1991 Timmy's Gift: A Precious Moments Christmas (Video short) (performer: "The Brightest Star")
 1991 Voices That Care (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Voices That Care")
 1990 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) (performer: "I Wish I Knew")
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "After All")
 1989 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (performer: "Little Nemo", "Slumberland")
 1986 Doctor Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce (Video) (performer: "They Never Met")
 1986 The Great Mouse Detective (performer: "Let Me Be Good To You") / (writer: "Let Me Be Good To You")
 1985 Out of Africa (performer: "The Music of Goodbye")
 1984 Thief of Hearts (lyrics: "Thief of Hearts") / (performer: "Thief of Hearts")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1984) (music - 1 episode, 1984) (performer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Home Again (1984) ... (lyrics: "Better Days", "City Nights") / (music: "Better Days", "City Nights") / (performer: "Better Days", "City Nights")
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Caribbean Holiday (1984) ... (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend")
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Someone to Watch Over Me", "Off Thee I Sing", "Mine", "'S Wonderful")
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "If We Were In Love")
 1982 A Little Sex (performer: "Your Place or Mine") / (writer: "Your Place or Mine")
 1982 Cannon and Ball (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cannon and Ball at Drury Lane (1982) ... (writer: "Come in From the Rain" - uncredited)
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1980) (performer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Melissa Manchester (1980) ... (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud", "Whenever I Call You Friend", "Your Cheatin' Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend" - uncredited)
- Raquel Welch (1978) ... (writer: "Confide in Me" - uncredited)
 1980 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.171 (1980) ... (writer: "Home to Myself")
 1980 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love)", "Theme from The Promise (I'll Never Say 'Goodbye')")
 1979 The T.V. Show (TV Special) (performer: "Elizabeth and Andy")
 1979 The Promise (performer: "The Promise (I'll Never Say Goodbye)")
 1978 Ice Castles (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love", "Midnight Blue")
 1977 Dinah! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.75 (1977) ... (writer: "Midnight Blue")
 1973 The Crazies (writer: "Heaven Help Us")
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