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Alan Merrill (I) (1951–2020)


Alan Merrill was the singer and songwriter of the original version of the 1975 Arrows version of the classic song "I love rock n roll." The song has since been covered by Joan Jett and Britney Spears. Alan Merrill started his career as a foreign domestic pop-star in the Japanese market, and was based in Tokyo. He was the first foreign artist to ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Covenant Soundtrack
(2006)
Charlie's Angels Soundtrack
(2000)
Rock of Ages Soundtrack
(2012)
Crossroads Soundtrack
(2002)

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 2019 Stumptown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Family Ties (2019) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'N' Roll")
 2001-2018 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Left Behind (2018) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
- Homer the Moe (2001) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.3 (2017) ... (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll")
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock 'N' Roll")
 2017 Britney Ever After (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll") / (music: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2016 Emerald Green (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 2016 2016 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (writer: "I Love Rock N Roll")
 2015 Mehrstimmig - Die Wiener Sängerknaben (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock n' Roll")
 2015 Sedwitz (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Zauberwürfel (2015) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
- Trafo 257 (2015) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll")
 2015 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (writer: "I Love Rock N Roll")
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.3 (2015) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll")
 2014 Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pieces of String Too Short for Use (2014) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2013 The Dognapper (writer: "I Love Rock'n'Roll")
 2013 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Raver #1 (2013) ... (writer: "I Love Rocky Road")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2012) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 2011 O Ses Türkiye (TV Series) (lyrics: "I Love Rock'n Roll") / (music: "I Love Rock'n Roll")
 2010 Dirty Money (TV Movie) (writer: "I Love Rock n' Roll")
 2009-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2010 La loi selon Bartoli (TV Series) (writer: "I love Rock N Roll")
 2010 The Runaways (writer: "I Love Rock n' Roll")
 2009 Vegas (writer: "I Love Rock 'N Roll" - as A. Merrill)
 2009 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- El concert (2009) ... (writer: "Jo vull Rock and Roll")
- Tot va bé? (2009) ... (writer: "Jo vull Rock and Roll")
- Moguda a l'institut (2009) ... (writer: "Jo vull Rock 'n' Roll")
- Batalletes (2009) ... (writer: "Jo vull Rock & Roll")
- De cap a l'infern (2009) ... (writer: "Jo vull Rock and Roll")
 2009 Kuorosota (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2009) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 2008 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Let It Snow (2008) ... (writer: "I Love Rock-n-Roll")
 2008 The X Factor UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.25 (2008) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks (writer: "I Love Rock & Roll")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2007) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2006 The Covenant (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll" - as Allan Sachs)
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 7 - 80-tallet (2006) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blackout (2005) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) (as Alan Merril, "I Love Rock And Roll")
 2005 Guitar Hero (Video Game) (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock And Roll")
 2005 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pariah (2005) ... (writer: "I Love Rock N' Roll" - uncredited)
 2004 Britney Spears: Greatest Hits - My Prerogative (Video) (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2004) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2001-2004 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- No Sex 'N' the City (2004) ... (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll")
- Stakin' Care of Business (2001) ... (writer: "I Love Rock and Roll")
 2003 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Betriebsausflug (2003) ... (writer: " Love Rock N Roll")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #3 - Mein Geburtsjahr (2003) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2003) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' roll" - uncredited)
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "I Love Rock N' Roll" (original version), "I Love Rock N' Roll" (color video), "I Love Rock N' Roll" ('92 version))
 2002-2003 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- King Pong (2003) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll" - uncredited)
- Holy Mackerel (2002) ... (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll" - uncredited)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - as Allan Merrill)
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2003) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1982 (2002) ... (writer: "I Love Rock N' Roll")
 2002 Starmania (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 48 - Gruppe 5 (2002) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2002/I Crossroads (writer: "I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 2001 Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I Love Rock 'n' Roll")
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "I Love Rock N' Roll")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (writer: "I Love Rocky Road")
 1997 The Pest (writer: "I Love Rock n' Roll" - as A. Merrill)
 1996 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (Video) (writer: "I Love Rocky Road")
 1996 Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (TV Movie) (writer: "I LOVE ROCK' N ROLL")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 ("I Love Rock & Roll")
 1990 Kid (writer: "I LIke My Music Loud")
 1988 Miles from Home (performer: "Take It Like A Man")
 1987 The Talisman (writer: "I Love Rock N' Roll")
 1987 End of the Line (performer: "Counterfeit")
 1985 The Compleat Al (Video) (writer: "I Love Rocky Road")
 1984 Where the Boys Are (writer: "Shake Me" - as Alan Merill)
 1983 Flashdance ("I Love Rock 'n Roll")
 1982 Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: I Love Rock 'n' Roll (Video short) (writer: "I Love Rock n' Roll")
 1982 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 December 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "I Love Rock n Roll")
- Episode dated 29 April 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "I Love Rock'n'Roll")
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Alan Merrill was the son of singer Helen Merrill, a Roman Catholic and first-generation American of Croatian descent and Aaron Sachs, a saxophonist and clarinetist of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Alan adopted his mother's professional surname.

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Star Sign:

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