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Mike Riley (II) (1904–1984)

Mike Riley was born on January 5, 1904 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. He was married to Ellen Shellander. He died on September 2, 1984 in Torrance, California, USA. See full bio »

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Me and Orson Welles
Me and Orson Welles Soundtrack
(2008)
Song of Russia
Song of Russia Soundtrack
(1944)
The Music Goes 'Round
The Music Goes 'Round Mike Riley - Song Writer
(1936)

Filmography

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 2011 Treme (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Can I Change My Mind? (2011) ... (music: "The Music Goes 'Round and Around" - uncredited)
 2008 Me and Orson Welles (writer: "The Music Goes Round and Round")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dead Talk Back (1994) ... (writer: "The Music Goes Round and Round" - uncredited)
 1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round")
 1983 Emu's World (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (1983) ... (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round" - uncredited)
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... (writer: "The Music Goes Round and Round")
 1967 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.25 (1967) ... (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round" - uncredited)
 1959 The Five Pennies (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round" (1935) - uncredited)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (writer: "The Music Goes 'Round and 'Round" - uncredited)
 1944 Song of Russia (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round" (1935))
 1943 Kid Dynamite (performer: "Comin' Thro' the Rye" - uncredited)
 1937 Don't Get Me Wrong (writer: "The Music Goes Round and Round" - uncredited)
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing (music: "The Music Goes Round And Round" (1935) - uncredited)
 1936 I Don't Want to Make History (Short) (performer: "I Don't Want to Make History")
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round (music: "The Music Goes Round and Round")
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 1944 That's My Baby!
Mike Riley
 1943 Sleepy Lagoon
Bandleader (as Mike Riley and His Orchestra)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
Mike Riley - Song Writer
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 1936 I Don't Want to Make History (Short)
Himself - Drummer / Singer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Mike Riley and His Orchestra
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Trivia:

Co-leader (with Eddie Farley) of a six-piece dance band in 1934, popular in New York in the 1930's. Their biggest hit was the novelty tune "The Music Goes 'Round and 'Round", attributed to be the chief reason for Decca becoming a major player among record companies. The Riley-Farley partnership ended in 1936, when the two split up to each lead their own group -- albeit with far less commercial ... See more »

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