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JD Souther

JD Souther was born on November 3, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as John David Souther. He was previously married to Sarah Nicholson and Alexandra Sliwin. See full bio »

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Postcards from the Edge
Mon, Sep 21 9:30 PM PDT on TCM (082)
My Girl 2
Tue, Sep 22 2:23 AM PDT on STZK (626)

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Known For

Urban Cowboy Soundtrack
Always The Singer
Cry-Baby Soundtrack
Sex and the City Soundtrack


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  Bob Hearts Abishola (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020)
- Where's Your Other Wives, Tunde? (2020) ... (performer: "You're Only Lonely" - uncredited) / (writer: "You're Only Lonely" - uncredited)
  Doom Patrol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Therapy Patrol (2019) ... (performer: "You're Only Lonely") / (writer: "You're Only Lonely")
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Art and Craft (2015) ... (performer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther) / (writer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 11 (2014) ... (writer: "Heartache Tonight" - uncredited)
 2013 History of the Eagles (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "James Dean", "Victim of Love", "Heartache Tonight")
 2008 Sex and the City (writer: "Heart of The Matter" - as John Souther)
 2007 CMT Hot 20 Countdown (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 November 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "How Long")
- Episode dated 15 November 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "How Long")
 2007 41st Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (writer: "How Long")
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) ... (writer: "New Kid In Town")
 2005 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oh, Mandy (2005) ... (writer: "Victim Of Love" - uncredited)
 2005 Eagles: The Farewell 1 Tour - Live from Melbourne (Video) (writer: "New Kid in Town", "Heartache Tonight")
  Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- We Are Family (2001) ... (performer: "Her Town Too" - uncredited) / (writer: "Her Town Too" - uncredited)
 1998 Bernadette Peters in Concert (TV Special) (writer: "Faithless Love" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Time Chasers (1997) ... (writer: "Best of My Love" - uncredited)
 1994 Eagles: Hell Freezes Over (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Heart of the Matter")
 1994 I Love Trouble (writer: "Heartache Tonight" - as J.D. Souther)
 1992 Pure Country (writer: "LAST IN LOVE")
 1992 Glenn Frey Strange Weather Live in Dublin (Video documentary) (writer: "New Kid In Town", "Heartache Tonight")
 1991 1991 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Heart of the Matter")
 1991 Queens Logic (performer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther) / (writer: "You're Only Lonely" - as J.D. Souther)
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "DOIN' TIME FOR BEIN' YOUNG" - as John David Souther)
 1989 Always (performer: "SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES") / (producer: "SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES")
 1988 Permanent Record (performer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star") / (producer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star") / (writer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star")
 1986 The Wraith (as John David Souther, "HOLD ON BLUE EYES")
 1986 The Color of Money (writer: "Who Owns This Place?")
 1986 About Last Night (performer: "STEP BY STEP") / (writer: "STEP BY STEP", "IF ANYBODY HAD A HEART")
 1986 Fire with Fire (producer: "If Anybody Had a Heart") / (writer: "If Anybody Had a Heart")
 1985 The Sure Thing (performer: "The Fast One" - as J. D. Souther) / (writer: "Heartache Tonight", "The Fast One" - as J. D. Souther)
 1982 The Last Horror Film (writer: "Trouble in Paradise" - as J.D. Souther)
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie) (writer: "Heartache Tonight")
 1980 Coast to Coast (performer: "You're Only Lonely") / (writer: "You're Only Lonely")
 1980 Urban Cowboy (performer: "Hearts Against The Wind", "The Moon Just Turned Blue") / (writer: "Hearts Against The Wind", "The Moon Just Turned Blue")
 1980 Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights (TV Special) (writer: "Heartache Tonight")
 1978 FM (writer: "Bad Man")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.4 (1977) ... (writer: "New Kid in Town")
Show Show Actor (12 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Home by Dawn" (Warner Bros.) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

J.D. Souther | John David Souther

Did You Know?


Songs include "New Kid in Town," "Heartache Tonight," "You're Only Lonely," "Best Of My Love," "How Long," "I'll Be Here At Closing Time," "Faithless Love," "I'll Take Care Of You," and "The Last In Love.". See more »



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