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Percy Mayfield (1920–1984)

R&B singer/songwriter Percy Mayfield was born August 21, 1920 in Minden, Louisiana. His mother was a singer. Percy showed a real talent for poetry as a youth; this naturally led to him writing and singing his own songs. Mayfield started his musical career performing in Texas. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1941 and lived with his sister ... See full bio »

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 2018 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Istanbullu Gelin (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
  Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (music - 1 episode, 2017)
 2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Denk mit Kultur (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Sonidos Del Lago (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Bosch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 2016 Deadpool (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 2016 Morgen hör ich auf (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (writer: "Please Send Me Someone to Love")
 2015 Born to Be Blue (performer: "Ruthie May") / (writer: "Ruthie May")
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2015 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2015 Hiding (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
 2014 Dead and Awake (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Get on Up (performer: "Half Awake") / (writer: "Half Awake")
 2014 Svédská trojka (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Home & Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 Monica Z (music: "Hit The Road Jack" - as Mayfield)
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Criança Esperança 2012 (TV Special) (writer: "Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma) / Hit the Road Jack / Superstition / Black or White")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
 2012 Die GlasBlasSing Quintett Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 The Pelayos (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Nurse Jackie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Sexting (Short) (writer: "Hide Nor Hair")
 2010 Infidels (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Escape from New Jersey (writer: "Hit the Road Jack" - uncredited)
 2009 Morgenmagazin (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2008 Labou (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2004-2007 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2006 Failure to Launch (writer: "Hit the Road, Jack")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2004/I Ray (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 2004 Super Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2004 Ella Enchanted (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2003 Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection (Video documentary) (writer: "Hit the Road, Jack")
 2003 Kubanacan (TV Series) (writer: "Hit the road Jack")
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? (writer: "Hit The Road Jo")
 2000 Space Cowboys (writer: "Hit the Road, Jack")
 1999 The Bachelor (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 1998 Hollyweird (TV Movie) ("Hit the Road Jack")
 1997 Bat Yam - New York (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1997 My Son the Fanatic (performer: "Please Send Me Someone To Love") / (writer: "Please Send Me Someone To Love")
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 1995 Man of the House (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 1995 Unhappily Ever After (TV Series) (writer: "Hit the Road Jack" (1961))
 1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 1994 Speechless (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 1993 Philadelphia (writer: "Please Send Me Someone To Love")
 1991 The Fisher King (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 1990 Cadillac Man (writer: "HIT THE ROAD JACK")
 1989 The Delinquents (writer: "Please Send Me Someone To Love")
 1989 The Dream Team (writer: "HIT THE ROAD JACK")
 1989 Lean on Me (writer: "HIT THE ROAD, JACK")
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1985 Blue Money (TV Movie) (writer: "Hit the Road, Jack")
 1981 Four Friends (lyrics: "Hit The Road Jack") / (music: "Hit The Road Jack")
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (writer: "Hit The Road Jack")
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 1971 Two-Lane Blacktop (writer: "Hit the Road Jack")
 1966 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1965 Ballad in Blue (writer: "Hit The Road Jack" - uncredited)
 1963 Scorpio Rising (Short) (writer: "Hit the Road Jack" - uncredited)
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CD: "Percy Mayfield Live" (Winner). See more »

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I'm a poet and my gift is love.

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