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Jerry Ragovoy (1930–2011)


Jerry Ragovoy was born on September 4, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Jordan Ragovoy. He was married to Beverly Matson. He died on July 13, 2011 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fallen Soundtrack
(1998)
The Colony Soundtrack
(2015)
Pirate Radio Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2022 Livin' on the Edge (Documentary) (writer: "Piece of My Heart") (pre-production)
 2019 Big Little Lies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Want to Know (2019) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2019 Poms (writer: "Pata Pata")
 2012-2018 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Knockouts 1 (2018) ... (writer: "Piece Of My Heart")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2013) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Grand Finale (2012) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2013-2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #6.1 (2017) ... (writer: "Cry Baby")
- Episode #5.8 (2016) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jeremy Renner/Bridget Everett/French Montana feat. Swae Lee (2017) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2017 La gent normal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La vida després d'un trasplantament (2017) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2017 Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2017 Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Acoustic 4 a Cure (2017) ... (writer: "Piece Of My Heart/The Joker")
 2017 Fortitude (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" (as "Another Little Piece of My Heart") - uncredited)
 2017 The Sense of an Ending (writer: "Time Is On My Side" - as Norman Meade)
 2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Weaponizer (2016) ... (writer: "Time Is On My Side" - uncredited)
 2016 Mafia III (Video Game) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (writer: "Cry Baby")
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Rock and Roll Queen (2016) ... (writer: "Stay With Me")
- The Racket (2016) ... (writer: "Cry Baby")
 2016 Acció política (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2016) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2016 Morfi, todos a la mesa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 April 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Pata Pata")
 2016 12 Monkeys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Year of the Monkey (2016) ... (writer: "Time Is on My Side" - uncredited)
 2016 The Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie documentary) ("Piece of My Heart", uncredited)
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2015 The Demons (writer: "Pata Pata")
 2015 The Colony (writer: "TRY (JUST A LITTLE BIT HARDER)")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (writer: "Time Is on My Side")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anne Hathaway vs. Emily Blunt (2015) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2014 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mystery of the Art Ace (2014) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2014 Australian Story (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vanishing Act (2014) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2014 She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Documentary) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2014 Get on Up (writer: "Time Is on My Side")
 2014 United Passions (writer: "Pata Pata" - as Ragovoy Jerry)
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2013 Elementary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On the Line (2013) ... (writer: "Time Is on My Side")
  Mad Men (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- A Tale of Two Cities (2013) ... (lyrics: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited) / (music: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Stay with Me" (as "Stay with Me Baby"))
 2012 Hazel (Short) (writer: "Pata Pata")
 2005-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Live Results Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Stay with Me" - uncredited)
- Auditions 5 (2011) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.9 (2008) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.5 (2008) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
- Live Show 3 (2005) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "Time is on My Side")
 2012 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Karise (2012) ... (writer: "Stay With Me")
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (writer: "Stay With Me Baby")
 2011 Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero (Documentary) (writer: "Stay With Me" - as Ragovoy)
 2011 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tales from the Luncheonette (2011) ... (writer: "Take a Little (Piece of My Heart)" - uncredited)
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- David Spade/Tom Papa/Plain White T's/'The Voice' Finalists (2011) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2011 Cinema Verite (TV Movie) (writer: "Time Is On My Side")
 2002-2011 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- 9 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Top 20 Performance Show: Part 2 (Girls) (2005) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Here We Go Again (2003) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Pride Goeth Before the 'Fro (2002) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2010 Auf Wieder-Sehen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ohne Maulkorb (2010) ... (writer: "Time Is On My Side" - uncredited)
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Free Love (2010) ... (writer: "Piece Of My Heart")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (2010) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2009 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Janette Beckman Guest Programs Rage (2009) ... (writer: "Time Is on My Side" - as Norman Meade)
 2009 Taking Woodstock (writer: "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)")
 2009 Pirate Radio (writer: "Stay with Me Baby" (1966))
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roxy St. James (2009) ... (writer: "Piece Of My Heart")
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flu Shot (2009) ... (writer: "Piece of My Love" - uncredited)
 2008 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Group 1 Performance Show (2008) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2008 Dear Friends (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Cry Baby")
 2008/I The Deal (writer: "Pata Pata" - as Jerry Ragavoy)
 2008 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Documentary) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unconfirmed Reports (2008) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8: Rock (2007) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2007 Savage Grace (writer: "Ain't Nobody Home")
 2007 Introducing the Dwights (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2006/I Bobby (writer: "Pata Pata")
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Know They Got a Hell of a Band (2006) ... (writer: "Cry Baby" - as Norman Meade)
 2004-2006 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 9: Rolling Stones (2006) ... (writer: "Time Is on My Side")
- Top 6 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
- Top 8 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Something to Live For (2006) ... (writer: "Twenty-Five Miles")
 2005 Elvis Costello and the Imposters: Live in Memphis (Video documentary) (writer: "Either Side of the Same Town")
 2005 Stoned (lyrics: "Time is on My Side" - as Norman Meade) / (music: "Time is on My Side" - as Norman Meade)
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (writer: "Stay With Me")
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2005 Forty Shades of Blue (writer: "Take Good Care of You")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 1 - Mijn Idool (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5 Performance Show: Soul (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2004 Crossroads: A Jared Feldschreiber Film (Short) (writer: "Piece of my Heart")
 2004 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 40 #2 (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2004 Sex Lives of the Potato Men (writer: "One Way Love")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Workshop #1 (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2004 Boston Public (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Seventy-Nine (2004) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2003 Io no (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2003) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2003 Idol stjörnuleit (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 2 (2003) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2003 Festival Express (Documentary) (writer: "Cry Baby" - as J. Ragovoy)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (writer: "Time is on My Side")
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Cry Baby")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2001 Mohamed (Short) (writer: "Cry Baby" - as J. Ragovoy)
 2000 The Town Is Quiet (writer: "Cry Baby")
 2000 Otto - Der Katastrofenfilm (lyrics: "Dummasack" - as J. Ragovoy) / (music: "Dummasack" - as J. Ragovoy)
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guy Walks Into a Psychiatrist's Office (2000) ... (writer: "Time Is On My Side" - uncredited)
 1999 Hendrix: Band of Gypsys (Video documentary) (writer: "Stop")
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday ("Piece of My Heart")
 1998 Fallen (writer: "Time Is On My Side" - as Jerry Ragovoy)
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Stay with Me")
 1995 Home for the Holidays (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 1995 The History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Generation (1995) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart (Take Another)")
 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 1995 Boys on the Side (writer: "Piece Of My Heart")
 1994 Woodstock Diary (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)")
 1992 Una estación de paso (writer: "Pata Pata")
 1991 Intimate Stranger (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Piece of My Heart") / (music: "Piece of My Heart")
 1989 Look Who's Talking (writer: "Cry Baby" - as Norman Meade)
 1989 China Beach (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The World: Part 2 (1989) ... (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 1988 The In Crowd (as Norman Margulies, "A Wonderful Dream")
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (writer: "Piece of My Heart" - uncredited)
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) ("Time Is On My Side")
 1981 Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography (Documentary) (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 1980 Divine Madness (Documentary) (writer: "Stay with Me")
 1980 Dinah! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 July 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Love Makin' Music")
 1980 Getting Wasted (writer: "Piece of My Heart")
 1979 The Rose (lyrics: "Stay With Me") / (music: "Stay With Me")
 1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter (writer: "Get It While You Can" - as Ragovoy)
 1978 Fingers (writer: "Cry Baby" - as Norman Meade)
 1975 Gladys and Her All-Girl Band (writer: "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)" - uncredited)
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.16 (1974) ... (writer: "Eight Days on the Road")
 1971 Glen and Randa (writer: "Time Is On My Side")
 1970 Pornography in Denmark: A New Approach (Documentary) (writer: "Time Is on My Side" - uncredited)
 1967 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 October 1967 (1967) ... (writer: "What's It Gonna Be")
 1965 Girl Happy (writer: "Girl Happy" - as Norman Meade, uncredited)
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Time Is on My Side")
 1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.5 (1964) ... (writer: "Time Is On My Side")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote the song, "Time is On My Side," for jazz trombonist Kai Winding and his orchestra. It was later recorded by Irma Thomas and The Rolling Stones where it reached the American Top 10. The Rolling Stones also performed the song on their first appearance of the Ed Sullivan Show that year. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Norman Margulies | Norman Meade
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Trivia:

In 1962, he wrote song "A Wonderful Dream" for The Majors using pseudonym Norman Margulies. See more »

Nickname:

Rags

Star Sign:

Virgo

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