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Paul Gayten (1920–1991)

Born in Kenwood, LA, in 1920, bluesman Paul Gayten was known as a bandleader and pianist in the New Orleans blues scene in the 1940s, but is probably best known as a producer, arranger and talent scout. He led his own orchestra and had a few hit records in the 1940s, but after the war he disbanded his orchestra and began working in New Orleans in ... See full bio »

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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Soundtrack
Hearts in Atlantis
Hearts in Atlantis Soundtrack
Miracle Soundtrack
Mickey Blue Eyes
Mickey Blue Eyes Soundtrack


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 2004 Miracle (writer: "You Can Suit Yourself")
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (performer: "Driving Home Part 2" (1956)) / (writer: "Driving Home Part 2" (1956))
 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes (writer: "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do")
 1994 Forrest Gump (" (I Don't Know Why) But I Do" (1961))
 1989 Who Shot Patakango? (performer: "Nervous Boogie") / (writer: "Nervous Boogie")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 5 June 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do")
- Episode dated 20 March 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "For You My Love")

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CD: "Paul Gayten and Dave Bartholomew / Regal Records in New Orleans" (Specialtly). See more »

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