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Winfield Scott (1920–2015)

Winfield Scott was born in New York City. He was initially a singer/songwriter. Early in his career he was known as Robbie Kirk of the singing group 'The Cues". In 1954 he worked with record producer Art Ertegun of Atlantic Records, where he met La Vern Baker. He wrote "Tweedlee Dee" in 1954 for Ms Baker which became a #4 R'n'B and #14 Pop hit for... See full bio »

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RED
RED Soundtrack
(2010)
Uncle Buck
Uncle Buck Soundtrack
(1989)
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo Soundtrack
(2011)
Im Labyrinth des Schweigens
(2014)

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 2015-2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Kimmy Gets Divorced?! (2017) ... (writer: "Tweedlee Dee" - uncredited)
- Kimmy Finds Her Mom! (2016) ... (writer: "Tweedlee Dee" - uncredited)
- Kimmy Goes on a Date! (2015) ... (writer: "Tweedlee Dee" - uncredited)
 2014 Im Labyrinth des Schweigens (writer: "Twiedlie Die" (aka "Tweedlee Dee"))
 2011 Monte Carlo (writer: "Tweedle Dee")
 2010 RED (writer: "Home in Your Heart")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1 of 9 Voted Off (2010) ... (writer: "Return to Sender")
 2010 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- X-Men #1 (2010) ... (writer: "Return to Sender")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (2009) ... (writer: "Return to Sender")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Graceland (2006) ... (writer: "Stranger in the Crowd" - uncredited)
- Freizeit (2006) ... (writer: "I'm A Roustabout" - uncredited)
- Der verlorene Sohn (2006) ... (writer: "Stranger In The Crowd" - uncredited)
 2001 An American Rhapsody (writer: "Tweedle Dee" (1954))
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "Tweedle Dee")
 1993-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (writer: "Return To Sender" - uncredited)
- Reg. Nr. 27 (1996) ... (writer: "Return to Sender" - uncredited)
- Reg.Nr.11 (1993) ... (writer: "Ich komm' nie mehr von dir los", "Yes Tonight Josephine" - uncredited)
 1995 El secdleto de la tlompeta (Short) (writer: "Return to Sender")
 1994 Dead Beat (writer: "Cherry Lips")
 1992 Just Like a Woman (writer: "Return To Sender" - as Blackwell & Scott)
 1990 Watchers II (writer: "Cherry Lips" - as Scott)
 1989 Uncle Buck (writer: "TWEEDLEE DEE", "Tweedlee Dee" (uncredited))
 1987 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the News That Fits (1987) ... (writer: "Return to Sender" - uncredited)
 1987 La Bamba (lyrics: "Tweedlee Dee") / (music: "Tweedlee Dee")
 1987/II Macbeth (writer: "Slow, Smooth and Easy")
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Want to Keep My Baby (1979) ... (writer: "Return to Sender" - uncredited)
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jaye P. Morgan (1978) ... (writer: "Tweedle Dee")
 1963 It Happened at the World's Fair (writer: "One Broken Heart for Sale" - uncredited)
 1959 Sweet Beat (writer: "How Do You Mend A Broken Heart?")
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1957) ... (writer: "Tweedle Dee" - uncredited)
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 April 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Tweedlee Dee")
 1955 What's My Line? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 April 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Tweedle Dee")
 1955 The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars (TV Special) (writer: "Tweedlee Dee")
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Elvis Presley] Everybody should look at everything he's ever done.

Trivia:

In 2003, a previously unreleased recording by Elvis Presley, "I'm a Roustabout", written by Winfield Scott and not used in Roustabout (1964), surfaced and received critical acclaim. In 2006, it was added by RCA/BMG Records to the "Elvis 2nd To None" CD collection. See more »

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