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Boudleaux Bryant

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He became one of the biggest songwriters in nation music background, but Boudleaux Bryant (b. Feb 13, 1920, Shellman, GA) analyzed traditional violin from age five and used the Atlanta Philharmonic during its 1938 time of year. He became a member of a country music group that same 12 months whenever a friend required help and toured with Hank Penny’s Radio Cowboys in the first ’40s, but experienced turned his allegiance to jazz music when in 1945 he fulfilled Felice Scaduto (b. August 7, 1925, Milwaukee, WI), his potential wife and songwriting friend. They began composing songs collectively and delivered “Nation Boy” to Fred Rose, who bought the track and started Acuff-Rose Publishing’s lengthy association using the Bryants. Small Jimmy Dickens strike the country TOP with the track in June 1949. Carl Smith documented the Bryants’ “Hey Joe” in 1953 looked after became popular; Frankie Laine’s pop edition exactly the same 12 months sold more than a million copies. Afterwards within the ’50s, Felice and Boudleaux begun to move into rock and roll & roll aswell, writing a tune for Pal Holly plus a lot of the Everly Brothers’ big strikes: “Bye Bye Appreciate,” “Complications,” “All I must Do Is Fantasy,” “AWAKEN Small Susie,” and “Parrot Pet.” Though that they had under no circumstances completely deserted nation, within the ’60s the Bryants resumed their concentrate, writing strikes for Jim Reeves and Sonny Adam, amongst others. In 1967, they still left Acuff-Rose and shaped their own Home of Bryant posting business. The classics continuing to come through the ’70s, and in 1979, Boudleaux created the Bryants’ initial record as performers, All I must Do Is Fantasy — known within the U.S. as Some Bryant. With the past due ’80s, it had been approximated that Boudleaux and Felice’s warehouse of 3,000 tracks had marketed over 300 million copies worldwide; that reality produced them a shoo-in for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Popularity and even the united states Music Hall of Popularity — a uncommon honor for tight songwriters. Boudleaux passed away in June 1987, and Felice continuing to write sometimes until her Apr 2003 loss of life at age group 77 in Gatlinburg, TN.

Quick Facts


Full Name Felice and Boudleaux Bryant
Date Of Birth February 13, 1920
Died June 26, 1987
Awards Academy of Country Music Awards Poet's Award
Music Songs I Can Hear Kentucky Calling Me, Blue Boy, Wake Up Little Susie, All I Have To Do Is Dream


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#Fact
1 Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1986.
2 He always went by his middle name "Boudleaux", a name given to him by his father in honor of a French man who had saved his life in France during World War I.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jack Benny Program 1961 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ozark Jubilee 1960 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1959 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1959 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Big Record 1957-1958 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Country Style, U.S.A. 1958 TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Show Time at the Apollo 1955 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Bye Bye Man 2017 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Hidden Figures 2016 writer: "Have A Good Time"
Who's Doing the Dishes? 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Greater 2016 writer: "Rocky Top"
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates 2016 writer: "Love Hurts"
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC 2015 TV Movie writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Slash 3 2015 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser 2015 Video writer: "Love Hurts"
Cobain: Montage of Heck 2015 Documentary writer: "Wake Up Little Susie"
Wild 2014/I writer: "How's the World Treating You"
Kapgang 2014 writer: "Love Hurts"
Masters of Sex 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Helix 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Eagleheart 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dolly Parton @ Glastonbury 2014 2014 TV Movie writer: "Rocky Top"
The Good Wife 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Serangoon Road 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Labor Day 2013 writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Susie's Hope 2013 writer: "Wake Up Little Susie"
Moeder, ik wil bij de revue TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2012 music - 1 episode, 2012
Supernatural 2011-2012 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
When Rock Goes Acoustic 2011 TV Movie documentary writer: "Wake Up Little Susie" - uncredited
Paranoia 2011/I Video writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
American Idol 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs 2011 TV Movie writer: "You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series music - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Broken Hearts 2010 writer: "Love Hurts"
Mafia II 2010 Video Game lyrics: "BYE BYE LOVE" - uncredited / writer: "ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM", "BYE BYE LOVE" uncredited
Dancing with the Stars 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Good Guys 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flipped 2010/I writer: "Devoted To You", "Bird Dog"
Chuck 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Frankie & Alice 2010 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Soy tu dueña 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 2010 Video writer: "Bye Bye Love", "Rocky Top"
The Marty Stuart Show 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Doctor Who: Dreamland 2009 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Halloween II 2009 writer: "Love Hurts"
Revealed 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Crook & Chase 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Life 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Der Knochenmann 2009 writer: "Love Hurts"
NCIS 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Name Is Earl 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 2008 writer: "Wake Up Little Susie"
Opry Video Classics: Pioneers 2007 Video writer: "Hey Joe!"
Nip/Tuck 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Halloween 2007 writer: "Love Hurts"
Gone with the Woman 2007 writer: "Love Hurts"
Por Toda Minha Vida 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
François en série 2007 TV Series 1 episode
The Sopranos 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Forsthaus Falkenau 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Expired 2007 writer: "Don't Forget to Cry"
Jukebox Rock 'n' Roll Vol. 1 2007 Video writer: "Wake Up Little Susie"
Cesko hledá SuperStar 2004-2006 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Cold Case 2004-2006 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Click 2006 writer: "Love Hurts" 1960
Scrubs 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Incubus 2006 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
Heartbreak Hotel 2006 writer: "Love Hurts"
Magic Carpet Ride 2005 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Veronica Mars 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walk the Line 2005 writer: "Time's A-Wastin'"
Brothers in Arms 2005 TV Movie documentary writer: "Bye Bye Love", "Wake Up Little Susie", "All I Have to Do Is Dream", "Love Hurts", "Problems" - uncredited
Elvis Costello and the Imposters: Live in Memphis 2005 Video documentary writer: "Sleepless Nights"
Ocean's Twelve 2004 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
München 7 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dolly Parton: Live & Well 2004 Video writer: "Rocky Top"
Ray 2004/I writer: "Bye Bye Love"
No Regrets 2004 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Simon and Garfunkel: Old Friends - Live on Stage 2004 Video writer: "Wake Up, Little Susie", "All I Have to Do Is Dream", "Bye Bye Love"
Emmylou Harris: From a Deeper Well 2004 TV Movie documentary writer: "Love Hurts"
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology 2003 Video writer: "Love Hurts"
Grand Theft Parsons 2003 writer: "Love Hurts"
Barend en Van Dorp 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
That '70s Show 1999-2002 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Simpsons 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Riding in Cars with Boys 2001 writer: "All I Have to do is Dream"
Angel 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tillsammans 2000 writer: "Love Hurts"
Der Überfall 2000 writer: "Love Hurts"
Detroit Rock City 1999 writer: "Love Hurts"
It Came from the Sky 1999 TV Movie writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Ally McBeal 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gaither's Pond 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Can't Hardly Wait 1998 writer: "Love Hurts"
Tohuwabohu 1995-1998 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
The Locusts 1997 writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream", "Love Hurts"
The Beatles Anthology 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary writer: "So How Come No One Love Me" - as Bryant and Bryant
The Crossing Guard 1995 writer: "Herida de Amor Love Hurts"
Heart: The Road Home 1995 Video documentary writer: "Love Hurts" - uncredited
Hotel Sorrento 1995 writer: "She Wears My Ring"
Band of Gold 1995 TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Bye Bye Love 1995 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Epimaco Velasco: NBI 1994 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream" - uncredited
Love and a .45 1994 writer: "Love Hurts"
Stars in Their Eyes 1994 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dazed and Confused 1993 writer: "Love Hurts"
This Boy's Life 1993 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Lipstick on Your Collar 1993 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Private Lessons II 1993 writer: "Love Hurts"
As Time Goes By 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wonder Years 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Marienhof 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag 1992 writer: "Love Hurts"
Quantum Leap 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sjans 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ladybugs 1992 writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Vamp 1991 TV Series writer: "Love Hurts"
Beverly Hills, 90210 1991 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Truly Madly Deeply 1990 writer: "Raining in My Heart" - as Bryant & Bryant
Days of Thunder 1990 writer: "Bye, Bye, Love"
The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt 1990 writer: "Love Hurts"
Dream Baby 1989 TV Movie writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream" - uncredited
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1989 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stealing Home 1988 writer: "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Short Circuit 2 1988 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Dolly 1987 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock Odyssey 1987 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Athens, Ga. - Inside/Out 1987 Documentary writer: "All I've Got to Do Dream" - as B. Bryant
Screen Two 1986 TV Series writer - 1 episode
My American Cousin 1985 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
The Winning Hand 1985 TV Movie writer: "Ping Pong" - as B. Bryant
Starman 1984 writer: "All I Have to Do Is Dream" 1958
Arena 1984 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style 1983 Video documentary writer: "Wake Up Little Susie" - uncredited
The Right Stuff 1983 writer: "Wake Up Little Susie"
Angelo My Love 1983 lyrics: "Rocky Top" / music: "Rocky Top"
The Best Little Special in Texas 1982 TV Movie documentary writer: "Rocky Top"
Six Pack 1982 music: "Rocky Top" - uncredited
Modern Romance 1981 writer: "LOVE HURTS"
Dolly Parton: On Tour 1980 TV Movie writer: "Rocky Top"
Saturday Night Live 1980 TV Series writer - 1 episode
All That Jazz 1979 writer: "Bye Bye Love" 1957 - uncredited
Kottan ermittelt 1979 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Happy Days 1979 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1977-1979 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Good Old Days Part II 1978 TV Special writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Big Wednesday 1978 writer: "She Wears My Ring" - uncredited
The Muppet Show 1978 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Hot Wax 1978 writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Don's Party 1976 writer: "She Wears My Ring"
Dolly 1976 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Porter Wagoner Show 1968-1976 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
The Summer of Suzanne 1976 writer: "All I Have to Do is Dream" - uncredited
The Ernie Sigley Show 1974-1975 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Crazy Mama 1975 writer: "Devoted To You", "All I Have To Do Is Dream"
In Concert 1975 TV Series writer - 1 episode
It's Cliff Richard 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Graham Kennedy Show 1972-1973 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
That'll Be the Day 1973 writer: "Bye Bye Love", "Devoted To You" - uncredited
The Two Ronnies 1972 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ed Sullivan Show 1971 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sounds Like Us 1970 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Music Scene 1969 TV Series writer - 1 episode
From Nashville with Music 1969 lyrics: "Hey Joe!" / music: "Hey Joe!"
Otra Vez, Señorita 1968 writer: "She Wears My Ring"
Lulu's Back in Town 1968 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go 1965-1966 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Shindig! 1964-1965 TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Poor Little Rich Girl 1965 writer: "Bye Bye Love", "Wake Up Little Susie", "Bird Dog", "All I Have To Do Is Dream", "Devoted To You"
The Jimmy Dean Show 1964 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show 1958-1961 TV Series writer - 2 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

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The Life and Times of the Everly Brothers 1996 TV Movie documentary special thanks - as Bouleaux Bryant

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arena 1984 TV Series documentary Himself - Songwriter

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