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Jimmy Webb (I)


Acclaimed singer, songwriter and composer Jimmy Webb was born on August 15, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma. His father was a Baptist minister. An avid lover of music since he was a little boy, Webb made his first public appearance as a performer playing the organ at his father's church. He also improvised, rearranged and re-harmonized hymns. Jimmy ... See full bio »

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Known For

Heat Soundtrack
(1995)
X-Men: Dark Phoenix Soundtrack
(2019)
Vertical Limit Soundtrack
(2000)
Fargo Soundtrack
(1996)

Filmography

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 1987 The Hanoi Hilton (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Wildfire: King of the Horses (1986) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Where the Dreams Come From (1986) ... (composer: main title theme)
- King for a Day (1986) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Dragons of Dar-Shan (1986) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Strangers in the Night (1986) ... (composer: main title theme)
 1982-1983 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- Roundup (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Ring for Hannah (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Winner (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Winter Roses (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Rescue (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
 1982 The Last Unicorn (additional orchestrations) / (lyrics)
 1979 Voices (songs)
 1978 Olivia (TV Special) (music segment producer)
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1977 Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary (TV Movie) (music arranger) / (musical director)
 1973 The Naked Ape (conductor)
 1971 'Doc' (conductor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Suspending Disbelief" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Spouse:

Laura Savini | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I like words. I like the way they clash around together and bang up against each other, especially in songs. See more »

Trivia:

Like Burt Bacharach (one of his key inspirations), Webb wrote some of the most iconic songs of the era, including "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman," "Up, Up and Away," "MacArthur Park," and "Didn't We," and he often had a hand in the production and arrangements of their best-known recordings. See more »

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