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Austin Roberts


A Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter who landed a high 10 hit in 1975 using a cover edition from the Jay Stevens’-penned country-pop/soft rock and roll weeper “Rocky,” the multi-talented Austin Roberts in addition has written for tv as well as the stage. Roberts offered as the business lead vocalist with many groups through the past due ’60s and ’70s, like the Buchanan Brothers and Arkade, the last mentioned of whom have scored popular in the first ’70s with “The Morning hours in our Lives.” Roberts produced his second single Billboard appearance in 1975 using the strike “Something’s Wrong beside me,” which peaked at amount 12, and in 1983, Roberts and Bobby Hart penned the tune “Over You” for the film Sensitive Mercies, and had been compensated with nominations for both an Oscar along with a Golden World. That same season Roberts took house a Grammy prize for the Lee Greenwood strike “I.O.U,” which he co-wrote with Kerry Chater. Roberts structure work in tv and film contains numerous cleaning soap operas, the 1988 Olympic theme tune for the U.S. Gymnastics group, which Kenny Rogers afterwards turned into popular, and the films Tornado, Within These Wall space, and They Had been the Mulvaneys. Roberts in addition has created the music and lyrics for a set of musicals, Rachinoff and Damon’s Tune, and offered as the business lead vocalist for the theme tune for the Hanna-Barbera toon traditional Scooby-Doo, Where HAVE YOU BEEN.

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Full Name Austin Roberts
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer
Nationality American
Music Songs Something's Wrong With Me, Ricky Ticky Ta Ta Ta, Just to Make You Mine, You Got the Power, Children of the Rain, Is There Somethin' Goin' On, Keep on Singing, Take Away the Sunshine, My Song, Rocky, Why Can't She See Me, Andrea, You're a Beautiful Place to Be, Walk Your Kisses, I Can See Love, Baby Don't Walk out on Me, The Last Thing on My Mind, Nothing Seems the Same When You're Not There, Fool, Take Good Care of Her, I Would Be Your Friend, Help Me Help You, Losing You Is More Than I Can Stand, Mr. Lonely, Rewind, Time, One Word, California, There's a Shadow, What Fools We Are, Somethings Wrong With My Baby, Ode to the Road
Albums The Last Thing on My Mind, Rocky, Austin Roberts
Nominations Academy Award for Best Original Song, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year

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A mi manera 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame 2009 TV Movie writer: "Desesperada"
CMT Giants 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Los nº1 de 40 en concierto 2006 TV Movie writer: "Desesperada"
Lo mejor de Marta Sánchez 2004 Video writer: "Desesperada"
Tornado! 1996 TV Movie performer: "I'm Worth It" / writer: "I'm Worth It"
24th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1990 TV Special writer: "You Lie"
Dolly 1988 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 56th Annual Academy Awards 1984 TV Special documentary writer: "Over You"
Tender Mercies 1983 writer: "Over You" 1982, "I'm Drinkin' Canada Dry"
The Partridge Family TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1973 music - 1 episode, 1973
The New Scooby-Doo Movies 1972 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! 1970 TV Series performer - 7 episodes



New American Bandstand 1965 1973-1975 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1973 TV Series Himself

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Music, Original Song Tender Mercies (1983) · Bobby Hart
1984 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Original Song - Motion Picture Tender Mercies (1983) · Bobby Hart

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