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Frank Eyton


Pop lyricist Frank Eyton is best-known for the melody “Body and Spirit” (1930), co-written with lyricists Ed Heyman and Robert Sour, and composer Johnny Green. Eyton can be credited using the lyrics towards the 1932 melody “If Stars Had been Tears,” released by Chappell music. Through the 1940s, Eyton collaborated with composer Noel Homosexual on many stage musicals such as for example Lighting Up, The Appreciate Racquet, and Sweetheart Mine.

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Full Name Frank Eyton
Date Of Birth August 30, 1894
Died November 11, 1962, London, United Kingdom
Profession Lyricist

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After Hours 1985 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Body and Soul 1981 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
American Pop 1981 writer: "Body and Soul"
Private Benjamin 1980 as F. Eyton, "Body and Soul" 1930, uncredited
Joe Albany... a Jazz Life 1980 Documentary lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Stardust Memories 1980 writer: "Body and Soul" 1930
Top of the Pops 1979 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Muppet Show 1978 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim 1967 TV Special lyrics: "Body and Soul" - uncredited
Gomer Pyle: USMC 1967 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Danny Kaye Show 1966 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Jack Benny Program 1964 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Operation Bullshine 1959 lyrics: "You've Done Something To My Heart" - uncredited
Jazz Party 1958 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Stars of Jazz 1957 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Body and Soul 1947 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Her Kind of Man 1946 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Notorious Gentleman 1945 lyrics: "Today I Feel So Happy" - uncredited
I Won't Play 1944 Short lyrics: "Body and Soul" 1930 - uncredited
Champagne Charlie 1944 lyrics: "Hit Him on the Boko", "Strolling in the Park", "Ale, Old Ale", "Burgundy, Claret and Port", "The Brandy and Seltzer Boys", "Everything Will Be Lovely By and By", "I Do Like a Little Drop of Gin", "Rum, Rum, Rum", "A Glass of Sherry Wine", "Don't Bring Shame", "Not in Front of Baby" - uncredited
Let the People Sing 1942 writer: "Let the People Sing"
Sweetheart of the Fleet 1942 lyrics: "All Over the Place"
I Thank You 1941 writer: "Hello To The Sun", "Half Of Everything Is Yours", "Oh Johnny, Teach Me To Dance", "Let's Get Hold of Hitler"
Three Cockeyed Sailors 1940 lyrics: "All Over The Place"
Band Waggon 1940 writer: "The Melody Maker" 1940, "Pirate Song" uncredited
Let's Be Famous 1939 lyrics: "The Moon Remembered But You Forgot" - uncredited
Clyde Lucas and His Orchestra 1939 Short lyrics: "Body and Soul" - uncredited
Calling All Stars 1937 lyrics: "Body And Soul"
Over She Goes 1937 lyrics: "A County Wedding", "I Breathe On Windows", "To Fame We'll Ride, Side By Side", "We Policemen Think We Police Are Grand"
Cheer Up 1936 lyrics: "Steak and Kidney Pudding" uncredited, "There's a Star in the Sky"
First a Girl 1935 lyrics: "Do a Little Good To Someone" - uncredited
The Deputy Drummer 1935 writer: "Bread And Cheese And Kisses", "Old Pal"
Car of Dreams 1935 lyrics: "I Can Never Look the Other Way", "Goodbye Trouble", "Do a Little Good to Someone"
Melody Magic 1935 Short writer: "I Cover The Waterfront" / "I'm Yours" / "Body And Soul" / "I Wanna Be Loved" - medley
Boots! Boots! 1934 writer: "Dreams; The Night I Made You Mine"
The Only Girl 1934 lyrics: "But for You"
Marry Me 1932 lyrics: "Marry Me", "A Little Sunshine", "Wonderful To Me"
Be Mine Tonight 1932 lyrics: "Tell Me Tonight"
The Office Girl 1931 lyrics: "Today I Feel So Happy", "I Have an Aunt Eliza"
Blackmail 1929 lyrics: "Miss Up-to-Date" 1929 - uncredited
American Horror Story 2015-2016 TV Series lyrics - 4 episodes
Amy 2015/III Documentary writer: "Body and Soul"
Ginger & Rosa 2012 writer: "Body and Soul"
Bill W. 2012 Documentary lyrics: "Body & Soul"
Vago 2011 Video short writer: "Body and Soul"
Premios Ondas 2011 2011 TV Special writer: "Body and Soul"
Lena 2011 writer: "Body & Soul"
Por Toda Minha Vida 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Does Your Soul Have a Cold? 2007 Documentary writer: "Body and Soul"
Catch Me If You Can 2002 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Sex and the City 2002 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Kira's Reason: A Love Story 2001 as Eyton, "Body and Soul"
One True Thing 1998 writer: "Body and Soul"
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates 1998 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Dusk 'til Dawn 1997 writer: "Body and soul"
Alys Robi 1995 TV Mini-Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Alys Robi 1994 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Hookers Hustlers Pimps and Their Johns 1993 Documentary writer: "Body and Soul"
I Hired a Contract Killer 1990 "Body And Soul"
Torch Song Trilogy 1988 lyrics: "Body and Soul"
Driving Me Crazy 1988 Documentary writer: "Body and Soul" - uncredited
Shy People 1987 writer: "Body and Soul"
Falcon Crest 1987 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Radio Days 1987 lyrics: "Body and Soul" 1930
'Round Midnight 1986 writer: "Body and Soul"
The Color Purple 1985 lyrics: "Body and Soul"

Music Department

Music Department

Bob's Your Uncle 1949 TV Movie lyrics by
Champagne Charlie 1944 new music and lyrics by
Let's Be Famous 1939 lyrics
The Girl in the Taxi 1937 lyrics
Cheer Up 1936 lyrics: songs
Trust the Navy 1935 lyricist: song
The Only Girl 1934 lyrics



Marry Me 1932

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