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Big Bill Broonzy (1893–1958)

Big Bill Broonzy was born on June 26, 1893 in Scott, Mississippi, USA as Lee Conley Bradley. He died on August 15, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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Intolerable Cruelty
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 2017 Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars (Documentary) (performer: "Backwater Blues")
 2016 Passage to Mars (performer: "Baby Please Don't Go")
 2016 I Am Not Your Negro (Documentary) (performer: "Just a Dream (On My Mind)", "Black, Brown and White") / (writer: "Black, Brown and White" - as Big Bill (Williams) / (writer: "Just a Dream (On My Mind)" - as W. Broonzy)
 2016 Toxic Apocalypse (performer: "Baby Please Don't Go") / (writer: "Baby Please Don't Go")
 2016 I Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott (Documentary) (lyrics: "Give Your Mama One Smile") / (music: "Give Your Mama One Smile")
 2015 Mississippi Grind (performer: "This Train") / (writer: "This Train" - as Broonzy William Lee Conley)
 2011 The Big Something (performer: "Long Tall Mama")
 2011 The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years (Video documentary) (performer: "Worried Man Blues")
 2010 The Buttercup Project (Short) (performer: "Baby Please Don't Go")
 2006 Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crossroad Blues (2006) ... ("Key to the Highway") / (performer: "Key to the Highway")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sandhogs (2006) ... (performer: "Sixteen Tons")
 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ballads and Blues (2006) ... (performer: "John Henry")
  Deadwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Complications (2005) ... (performer: "Life is Like That" - uncredited) / (writer: "Life is Like That" - uncredited)
 2004 The Terminal (performer: "The Glory of Love")
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes, 2003) (performer - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Red, White and Blues (2003) ... (performer: "Hey Hey") / (writer: "Hey Hey" - as William Lee Conley Broonzy)
- Godfathers and Sons (2003) ... (writer: "Key to the Highway" - as William Broonzy)
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (performer: "Stump Blues") / (writer: "Stump Blues" - as William Lee Conley Bronzy)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (performer: "The Glory of Love" (1926))
 2002 Eric Clapton: One More Car, One More Rider - Live on Tour 2001 (Video documentary) (writer: "Key to the Highway")
 2000 Long John Baldry: In the Shadow of the Blues (Documentary) (performer: "Stump Blues") / (writer: "Stump Blues")
 1997 Traveller (writer: "Key to the Highway" - as William Brooney)
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer: "When Did You Leave Heaven?") / (writer: "When Did You Leave Heaven?")
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "When Did You Leave Heaven")
 1992 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eric Clapton (1992) ... (writer: "Hey Hey")
 1992 Matlock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big Payoff (1992) ... (writer: "Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad")
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Frank Returns (1987) ... (performer: "Diggin' My Potatoes" - uncredited)
 1986 I Love You (performer: "Trucking Little Woman", "Big Bill's Blues")
 1970 Panoptikum (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- II. Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival, Part 1 (1970) ... (writer: "I Feel So Good")
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