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Snuff Garrett (1938–2015)

Snuff Garrett was born on July 5, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Thomas Lesslie Garrett. He was a composer, known for Vertical Limit (2000), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Smokey and the Bandit II (1980). He was married to Nettie Sanford and Yolanda Salas. He died on December 16, 2015 in Sonoita, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Vertical Limit Soundtrack
The Cannonball Run Music Department
Evening Shade Composer


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 1999 Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (TV Movie)
 1999 Hard Time: The Premonition (TV Movie)
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
 1989-1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Night Train (1990)
- Die Laughing (1989)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (uncredited)
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Single: Produced "You're 16" by Johnny Burnette (Liberty Records). See more »

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He moved into the record business in 1959, becoming a producer for Liberty Records in Hollywood. First assigned to Johnny Burnette, he went on to work with Bobby Vee, Gene McDaniels, Buddy Knox, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Del Shannon and others. During the 1970s he worked extensively with Sonny & Cher, along with Cher as a solo artist. Later in the decade he became extensively involved with ... See more »

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