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Billy Hill (I) (1899–1940)

Songwriter ("The Glory of Love", "In the Chapel in the Moonlight", "Wagon Wheels"), composer, pianist, author, violinist and conductor, educated in public schools and a music student (violin) of Carl Muck. He worked with surveyors in Death Valley, and then took jobs as a violinist and pianist in dance halls, eventually leading the first jazz band ... See full bio »

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Known For

Casino
Casino Soundtrack
(1995)
The Terminal
The Terminal Soundtrack
(2004)
Public Enemies
Public Enemies Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2017 Beaches (TV Movie) (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (writer: "Glory of Love")
 2014 Never Swat a Fly (Short) (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2014 The Little Death (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You'd Be Surprised (2012) ... (writer: "The West, a Nest, and You" - uncredited)
 2012 The Speed of Orange (Documentary) (writer: "Have You Ever Been Lonely")
 2012 Die LottoKönige (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schicht im Schacht? (2012) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2011 Land Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Displaced Loyalties (2011) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 2009 Orphan (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2009 Public Enemies (writer: "The Last Round Up")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (writer: "Empty Saddles" - uncredited)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.107 (2009) ... (writer: "The Glory Of Love")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "Old Spinning Wheel")
 2008 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 November 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "The Glory Of Love")
 2006 Chinatown (TV Movie documentary) ("On A Little Street In Singapore")
 2004 Dean Martin: Encore (Video) (writer: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 2004 The Terminal (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hot and Bothered (2003) ... (writer: "Have You Ever Been Lonely?" - uncredited)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (writer: "The Glory of Love" (1926))
 2002 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jump, Jive and Fail! (2002) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 2000/I Paranoid (writer: "The Last Round Up")
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (writer: "Glory of Love")
 1996 One Fine Day (writer: "The Glory of Love" - as William Hill)
 1995 Casino (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 1995 Three Wishes (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 1994 Kapantay ay langit ("The Glory of Love")
 1991 Once Around (writer: "Glory of Love")
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (performer: "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 1989 Pink Cadillac (performer: "Rollin' Dice")
 1988 Beaches (lyrics: "The Glory Of Love") / (music: "The Glory Of Love")
 1988 Monkey Shines (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 1981 Pennies from Heaven (writer: "The Clouds Will Soon Roll By" (1932), "The Glory of Love" (1936) (uncredited))
 1979 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (1979) ... (writer: "On a Little Street in Singapore")
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 June 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "On a Little Street in Singapore")
- Episode dated 4 May 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "On a Little Street in Singapore")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Says My Heart (1978) ... (writer: "In the Dark", "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
- The Sweetest Thing (1978) ... (writer: "The Clouds Will Soon Roll By" - uncredited)
- Down Sunnyside Lane (1978) ... (writer: "The Clouds Will Soon Roll By" - uncredited)
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Conflict (1974) ... (writer: "The Old Spinning Wheel")
 1973 The Way We Were (writer: "The Glory Of Love" (1936) - uncredited)
 1973 Huset på Christianshavn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Er det så yndigt? (1973) ... (writer: "Det er rokken der spinder i stuen" - uncredited)
 1969 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1969) ... (writer: "The Old Spinning Wheel" - uncredited)
 1969 Midnight Cowboy (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1968 Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (writer: "In the Chapel in the Moonlight" - uncredited)
 1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner ("Glory of Love" (1936))
  Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1967) (music - 1 episode, 1967)
- Temperance! Temperance! (1967) ... (lyrics: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited) / (music: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 1966 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.15 (1966) ... (writer: "Empty Saddles" - uncredited)
 1966 The Silencers (writer: "Empty Saddles in the Old Corral", "The Last Roundup", "The Glory of Love")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Shindig in Hawaii: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer: "In the Chapel in the Moonlight")
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 1965 Dave's Place (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (writer: "When Woman Say No She Means Yes")
 1963 The Victors (writer: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 1962 The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Western Hit Parade (1962) ... (writer: "Wagon Wheels", "Empty Saddles" - uncredited)
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 ... (writer: "That's the Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wings of an Angel (1960) ... (writer: "The Glory of Love")
 1954-1960 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- How to Be Head of the House (1960) ... (writer: "The Glory Of Love" - uncredited)
- Margaret's Jealousy (1954) ... (writer: "The Glory Of Love" - uncredited)
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (writer: "The Glory Of Love" - uncredited)
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Kate Smith (1959) ... (lyrics: "Wagon Wheels" - uncredited)
- Molly Bee (1958) ... (writer: "That's the Glory of Love" - uncredited)
- Lew Ayres (1958) ... (lyrics: "Wagon Wheels" - uncredited)
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bilko Goes South (1957) ... (writer: "The Last Round-up" - uncredited)
 1956 Dark Venture (lyrics: "The Jungle")
 1952 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.32 (1952) ... (writer: "The Last Round-Up" - uncredited)
 1950 Texas Tom (Short) (writer: "The Last Round-Up" - uncredited)
 1947 The Last Round-up (writer: "The Last Round-up")
 1946 The Caravan Trail ("Wagon Wheels")
 1945 Don't Fence Me In (writer: "Last Roundup" - uncredited)
 1945 Community Sing: Cowboy Hit Tunes (Short) (writer: "The Last Round-up")
 1945 Rhythm Round-Up (writer: "Empty Saddles")
 1944 Hot Rhythm (lyrics: "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree" (1929) - uncredited) / (music: "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree" (1929) - uncredited)
 1943 King of the Cowboys (writer: "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree")
 1943 The Human Comedy (writer: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1942 Call of the Canyon (writer: "Call of the Canyon")
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming (writer: "There's a Home in Wyomin'")
 1941 The Singing Hill (writer: "The Last Round-Up")
 1941 They Met in Argentina (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along) (1933)" - uncredited) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along) (1933)" - uncredited)
 1940 Melody Ranch (lyrics: "Call of the Canyon" (1940) - uncredited) / (music: "Call of the Canyon" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Wyoming (lyrics: "There's a Home in Wyomin'" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "There's a Home in Wyomin'" (1933) - uncredited)
 1939 Maisie (writer: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933))
 1938 Prairie Moon (music: "The West, a Nest, and You" (1922) - uncredited)
 1938 Room Service (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933)) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933))
 1937 Hollywood Party (Short) (writer: "The Glory of Love" - uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1936 Rhythm on the Range (writer: "Empty Saddles" - uncredited)
 1936 I'm Much Obliged (Short) (lyrics: "The Oregon Trail" - uncredited)
 1935 La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (Short) (writer: "The Last Round-Up" - uncredited)
 1935 Primitive Passions (Documentary) (lyrics: "Can This Be Heaven?", "The Heyha", "Sweethearts in Paradise")
 1935 Tit for Tat (Short) ("The Old Spinning Wheel" (1933), uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill (lyrics: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Wagon Wheels (lyrics: "Wagon Wheels")
 1934 Viva Willie (Short) (writer: "Heading for the Last Roundup")
 1934 Them Thar Hills (Short) (writer: "The Old Spinning Wheel" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (Short) (lyrics: "The Old Man of the Mountain", "You Gotta Ho-De-Ho (to Get Along with Me)" - as George Brown, uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (writer: "The Last Round-Up" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 We're Not Dressing (writer: "The Last Round-Up (Git Along, Little Dogie, Git Along)" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 The Old Man of the Mountain (Short) (lyrics: "The Old Man of the Mountain", "You Gotta Ho-De-Ho (to Get Along with Me)" (uncredited) - as George Brown)
 1932 The Wyoming Whirlwind (writer: "Heading For the Last Roundup")
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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