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Eddie Cherkose (1912–1999)

Eddie Cherkose was born on May 25, 1912 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Edward Maxwell Cherkose. He was married to Eve Whitney and Monica Bannister. He died on November 21, 1999 in Studio City, California, USA. See full bio »

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Rose of the Yukon Music Department
Down Mexico Way Soundtrack


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 2018 My Dinner with Hervé (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Rhythm of the Islands") / (music: "Rhythm of the Islands")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (writer: "Born to the Saddle", "When the Sun Is Setting on the Prairie" - uncredited)
 1982 Forbidden Zone (writer: "Pico and Sepulveda" - as Eddie Maxwell)
 1959 Zorro Rides Again (writer: "Zorro Rides Again")
 1955 I Cover the Underworld (lyrics: "It's Not the First Love" - as Eddie Maxwell)
 1951 The Dakota Kid (lyrics: "What Are Cowboys Made Of")
 1950 Under Mexicali Skies (writer: "Born To The Saddle")
 1949 The Golden Stallion (lyrics: "Down Mexico Way")
 1949 Crashing Thru (writer: "Yippi-I-O-I-Ay")
 1949 Rose of the Yukon (lyrics: "It's Not the First Love" - as Eddie Maxwell)
 1947 Bowery Buckaroos (lyrics: "Louie, the Lout", "Two-Gun Tillie") / (music: "Louie, the Lout")
 1947 Nora Prentiss (lyrics: "Would You Like a Souvenir?")
 1946 Susie Steps Out (writer: "Bop! Bop! That Did It!")
 1946 Beauty and the Bandit (writer: "Ride, Amigos, Ride")
 1946 Man from Rainbow Valley (lyrics: "Ridin' Down the Trail")
 1946 South of Monterey (lyrics: "Ride, Amigos, Ride")
 1946 The Gay Cavalier (writer: "Ride, Amigos, Ride")
 1945 There Goes Kelly (writer: "Tootin' My Own Horn" - as Edward Cherkose)
 1945 Mom and Dad (writer: "Where Shall We Dream Tonight?", "That's What You Do")
 1944 A Wave, a WAC and a Marine (writer: "Time Will Tell", "Gee, I Love My G.I. Joe", "Carry On")
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas (lyrics: "Down Mexico Way" - uncredited)
 1944 Hot Rhythm (writer: "Right Under My Nose" (1944), "The Happiest Girl in Town" (1944), "Say It With Your Heart" (1944) - as Edward Cherkose)
 1944 Hat Check Honey (writer: "Rhythm of the Islands" - uncredited)
 1944 Phantom Lady (lyrics: "Chick-ee-Chick" (1944) - uncredited)
 1943 Campus Rhythm (writer: "You Character", "It's Mutiny", "But Not You" - as Edward Cherkose)
 1943 Never a Dull Moment (writer: "Hello", "Yakimboomba", "Once You Find Your Guy")
 1943 Crazy House (lyrics: "Pocketful O' Pennies", "I Oughta Dance" - uncredited)
 1943 Spotlight Scandals (lyrics: "Twilight on the Trail", "Why Aren't Millionaires Cute?")
 1943 Larceny with Music (writer: "For The Want Of You" - uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin? (writer: "Knocked-Out Nocturne")
 1943 Sarong Girl (writer: "Louie the Louie")
 1943 Hi'Ya Chum (lyrics: "The Doo Dat", "Cactus Pete for Sheriff")
 1942 Hi, Neighbor (lyrics: "Hail to Greenfield")
 1942 Lure of the Islands (writer: "Lure of the Islands", "Tahiti Sweetie")
 1942 Almost Married (writer: "After All These Years", "Take Your Place in the Sun", "The Rhumba" - uncredited)
 1942 Freckles Comes Home (writer: "Where We Dream Tonight", "Swing a Little Jingle" - as Edward Cherkose, uncredited)
 1941 Swamp Woman (writer: "You Surprise Me")
 1941 Swing It Soldier (writer: "I'm Gonna Swing My Way To Heaven", "I'm Going To Swing My Way Up To Heaven")
 1941 Down Mexico Way (lyrics: "Down Mexico Way")
 1941 Under Fiesta Stars (writer: "Cowboy, Cowboy")
 1941 Sweetheart of the Campus (lyrics: "Here We Go Again", "Tap Happy", "Beat It Out", "Zig Me Baby with a Gentle Zag")
 1941 Puddin' Head ("Puddin' Head", "You're Telling I", "Manhattan Holiday", "Hey, Junior", "The Ghost Routine")
 1941 Nevada City (lyrics: "Lonely Hills", "Prairie Serenade")
 1941 Angels with Broken Wings (lyrics: "In Buenos Aires", "Three Little Wishes", "By Lo Baby", "Has To Be", "Where Do We Dream From Here")
 1941 The Singing Hill (lyrics: "Tumbledown Shack in Havana")
 1941 Lady from Louisiana (lyrics: "Trés Bien" - uncredited)
 1941 Rookies on Parade (lyrics: "Rookies on Parade")
 1941 Pals of the Pecos (lyrics: "Don Pedro Pistachio")
 1941 Zig Me Baby with a Gentle Zag (Short) (lyrics: "Zig Me Baby with a Gentle Zag")
 1941 Nice Girl? (writer: "Love at Last")
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos (writer: "A Certain Place I Know")
 1940 Melody Ranch (lyrics: "Stake Your Claim on Melody Ranch" (1940), "Rodeo Rose" (1940), "Torpedo Joe" (1940), "Back to the City Again" (1940), "What Are Cowboys Made Of" (1940), "Vote For Autry" (1940) - uncredited) / (music: "Rodeo Rose" (1940), "Torpedo Joe" (1940), "What Are Cowboys Made Of" (1940), "Vote For Autry" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Young Bill Hickok (lyrics: "Tamales" - uncredited)
 1940 It's a Date ("Rhythm of the Islands" (1940))
 1940 Isle of Destiny (lyrics: "Moonlight Magic")
 1940 Village Barn Dance (writer: "Howdy Neighbor", "Hail to Lyndale")
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective (writer: "How Was I To Know?", "I'm Charlie McCarthy, Detective")
 1939 Escape to Paradise (lyrics: "Tra-La-La", "Rhythm of the Rio")
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion (lyrics: "We Ride!")
 1939 My Wife's Relatives (lyrics: "Over the Hill to the Poorhouse", "Daddy Dear, We Love You")
 1939 Street of Missing Men (lyrics: "I Wanna Sing")
 1939 Forged Passport (writer: "Uno, Dos, Trey, Y")
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up (writer: "Ridin' Down the Trail" - uncredited)
 1939 Home on the Prairie (writer: "There's Nothing Like Work" - uncredited)
 1938 Shine on Harvest Moon (writer: "Cabin on the Range", "Headin' For the Open Range")
 1938 Orphans of the Street (lyrics: "Yo-Ho-Ho")
 1938 Come on, Rangers! (writer: "Song of the West", "Let Me Hum a Western Song" - uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Moon (writer: "The Girl in the Middle of My Heart" (1938), "Welcome Song" (1938), "The Story of Trigger Joe" - uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns (writer: "Born to the Saddle", "Trail Blazin'", "When the Sun is Setting on the Prairie")
 1938 Man from Music Mountain (writer: "The Man From Music Mountain" - uncredited)
 1938 Heroes of the Hills (lyrics: "Back To the Soil")
 1938 Panamint's Bad Man (arranger: "Last Rose of Summer", "Auld Lang Syne")
 1938 Gold Mine in the Sky (lyrics: "Hummin' When We're Comin' Round the Bend" - uncredited) / (writer: "That's How Donkeys Were Born" (1938), "Tumbleweed Tenor" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Under Western Stars (writer: "Rogers for Congressman")
 1938 Rawhide ("A Cowboy's Life")
 1938 Rose of the Rio Grande (lyrics: "Ride, Amigos, Ride", "Song of the Rose", "What Care I?")
 1938 Land of Fighting Men (writer: "King of the Trail")
 1938 Port of Missing Girls (lyrics: "Dream Cargo", "One Night, One Kiss and You", "I've Changed My Routine")
 1937 Zorro Rides Again (writer: "SONG OF ZORRO")
 1937 Music for Madame (lyrics: "King of the Road" (1937) - as Edward Cherkose)
 1937 New Faces of 1937 (lyrics: "Peckin'" (1936))
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Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Music department (11 credits)

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