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ABC Kids (stylised as ABC KIDS) is the name of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's part-time channel, broadcasting shows between the hours of 5am and 7:30pm in each local Australian market for children 6 and under.
Albert Louis Hammond OBE (born 18 May 1944) is a Gibraltarian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
"All the Pretty Little Horses" (also known as "Hush-a-bye") is a traditional lullaby from the United States.
David Allan Caswell, publishing under pen name Allan Caswell is an English Australian songwriter and performer, author, record producer, freelance journalist and teacher.
Angela Webber (2 December 1954 – 10 March 2007) was an Australian author, TV writer, producer and comedian.
Anne Kirkpatrick (born 4 July 1952) is an Australian country music singer.
"Apeman" is a 1970 song by the English rock band The Kinks.
The ARIA Music Award for Best Children's Album is an award presented at the annual ARIA Music Awards, which recognises "the many achievements of Aussie artists across all music genres", since 1987.
The ARIA Music Award for Best Cover Art, is an award presented within the Artisan Awards at the annual ARIA Music Awards.
Arthur Herzog Jr. (December 13, 1900 in New York City – September 1, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) was a songwriter and composer.
Barry Hugh Crocker AM (born 4 November 1935 in Geelong, Victoria, Official Barry Crocker website Australia) is a popular Gold Logie award-winning character actor, television personality, singer, and variety entertainer with a crooning vocal style known for his iconic Australian films The Adventures of Barry McKenzie and sequel Barry McKenzie Holds His Own and singing the theme tune to the popular Australian soap opera Neighbours.
"Beep Beep" is a novelty song by The Playmates.
Bernard John Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English lyricist, poet, and singer, best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, writing the lyrics for the majority of the star's songs.
William Everett "Bill" Justis, Jr. (October 14, 1926 – July 15, 1982) was an American pioneer rock and roll musician, composer, and musical arranger, best known for his 1957 Grammy Hall of Fame song, "Raunchy." As a songwriter, he was also often credited as Bill Everette.
William Harrison Withers Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
Billy Rose (born William Samuel Rosenberg, September 6, 1899 – February 10, 1966) was an American impresario, theatrical showman and lyricist.
William Everett "Billy" Strange (September 29, 1930 – February 22, 2012) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor.
Bimbo was a popular song written in either 1948 or 1949 by Glenn O'Dell, but credited to Rodney (Rod) Morris or "Pee Wee" King.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television.
Robert George Pickett (February 11, 1938 – April 25, 2007), known by the pen name Bobby "Boris" Pickett, was an American singer, best known for co-writing and performing the 1962 hit novelty song "Monster Mash.".
Cradle Song is the common name for a number of children's lullabies with similar lyrics, the original of which was Johannes Brahms' "" ("Lullaby: Good evening, good night"), Op. 49, No. 4, published in 1868 and widely known as Brahms' Lullaby.
Brian Patten (born 29 February 1946) is an English poet and author.
Charles Tobias (August 15, 1898 – July 7, 1970) was an American songwriter.
Christopher Mark Bailey (31 May 19504 April 2013) was an Australian bass guitarist and vocalist.
Chris Bailey is the co-founder and singer of rock band The Saints.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems.
Colin Frederick Jacobsen AM (born 13 April 1937 in Sydney), better known by his stage name Col Joye, is an Australian pioneer rock musician, popular entertainer and entrepreneur, (he has also recorded various other cross-over styles such as country music).
Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.
"Crocodile Rock" is a song written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and recorded in summer 1972 at the Château d'Hérouville studio in France (it was listed as "Strawberry Studios" in the album's credits), where John and his team had previously recorded the Honky Château album.
Danielle Spencer (born 16 May 1969) is an Australian actress, singer and songwriter.
David Appell (March 24, 1922 – November 18, 2014) was an American musician, musical arranger and record producer born in Philadelphia.
David Henry Souter (30 March 1862 – 22 September 1935) was an Australian artist and journalist.
"Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" is a traditional Jamaican folk song; the best-known version was released by Jamaican-American singer Harry Belafonte in 1956 and later became one of his signature songs.
Debra Anne Byrne (born 30 March 1957), formerly billed as Debbie Byrne, is an Australian pop singer, actress and entertainer.
Denis James Matthews Glover (9 December 19129 August 1980) was a New Zealand poet and publisher.
Allen Richard "Dick" Penner (born 1936 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American retired professor of English, who, while in college in 1955, co-composed, with Wade Lee Moore "Ooby Dooby," which became a rockabilly hit for Roy Orbison.
"Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On the Bedpost Overnight?)" is a novelty song by Lonnie Donegan.
Donald Richard Spencer (born 22 March 1941), is an Australian children's television presenter, singer-songwriter, guitarist and musician.
"Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)" is a popular song that was made famous by Glenn Miller and by the Andrews Sisters during World War II.
Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Doug MacLeod (born 13 October 1959) is a writer of books, television and theatre from Melbourne, Australia.
Douglas John "Doug" Parkinson (born 30 October 1946) is an Australian pop and rock singer.
"Down on the Corner" is a song by the American band Creedence Clearwater Revival.
"Eagle Rock" is an Australian rock song, released by Daddy Cool in May 1971 on the Sparmac record label.
Eugene Earl Bostic (April 25, 1913 – October 28, 1965) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and a pioneer of the post-war American rhythm and blues style.
Edward Lear (12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.
Eleanor Farjeon (–) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer.
Ernest Ashley Dingo AM (born 31 July 1956) as Ernie Dingo, is an Indigenous Australian actor, television presenter, comedian, teacher and promoter originating from the Yamatji people of the Murchison region of Western Australia.
"Fascinating Rhythm" is a popular song written by George Gershwin in 1924 with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
"Forever Young" is a song by Bob Dylan, recorded in California in November 1973.
Frank Churchill (October 20, 1901 – May 14, 1942) was an American film composer.
"Frosty the Snowman" (or "Frosty the Snow Man") is a popular Christmas song written by Walter "Jack" Rollins and Steve Nelson, and first recorded by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950 and later recorded by Jimmy Durante, releasing it as a single.
"Galaxy Song" is a Monty Python song written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.
Albert Geoffrey McElhinney OAM (20 December 1922 – 21 July 2017), better known as Geoff Mack, was a country singer-songwriter and aircraft mechanic.
George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.
George Henry Jackson (March 12, 1945 – April 14, 2013) was an American blues, rhythm & blues, rock and soul songwriter and singer.
George Tibbles (June 7, 1913 – February 14, 1987) was a screenwriter and television writer, contributing to TV series such as Leave it to Beaver, Date with the Angels, The Munsters, The Addams Family, Alice, Family Affair, Dennis the Menace, A Touch of Grace, and Who's the Boss?.
Gillian Eastoe is an Australian children's entertainer.
Gillian Jones (born 19 April 1947) is an Australian actress from Newcastle, New South Wales who is best known for appearances in Twelfth Night, Oscar and Lucinda, Last Train to Freo and the role of Di Paige in the television series Love My Way.
"Gimme Dat Ding" is a 1970 popular UK song, of the novelty type, sung by "one-hit wonder" The Pipkins, and written and composed by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood.
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" is a song written by and first recorded in 1979 by American musician Robert Hazard.
"Gitarzan" is a novelty song released by Ray Stevens in 1969 about a character who lives in a jungle and forms a musical band with his female partner, Jane, and their pet monkey.
"God Bless the Child" is a song written by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. in 1939.
"Golden Slumbers" is a song by the Beatles, the sixth part of the climactic medley that appears on the B side of their 1969 album Abbey Road.
"Goosey Goosey Gander" is an English-language nursery rhyme.
Grace Ethel Knight (born 23 December 1955, Manchester) is an English-born, Australian vocalist, saxophone player, and songwriter.
Graeme Connors (born on April 29, 1956 in Mackay, Queensland) is an Australian country music singer, songwriter, and performer.
"Grandma's Hands" is a song written by Bill Withers about his grandmother.
Greedy Smith is the pseudonym of Andrew McArthur Smith or Andy Smith, who is a vocalist, keyboardist, harmonicist and songwriter with Australian pop/new wave band Mental As Anything.
"Happy Talk" is a show tune from the 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. It is sung by Bloody Mary to the American lieutenant Joe Cable, about having a happy life, after he begins romancing her daughter Liat.
Harry Belafonte (born Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.; March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist.
William Henry "Harry" Butler (25 March 1930 – 11 December 2015) was an Australian naturalist and environmental consultant.
Henry MacGregor "Harry" Woods (November 4, 1896 – January 14, 1970) was a Tin Pan Alley songwriter and pianist.
"Heart of the Country" is a song written by Paul and Linda McCartney from their album Ram released in 1971.
"Heigh-Ho" is a song from Walt Disney's 1937 animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, written by Frank Churchill (music) and Larry Morey (lyrics).
Herbert A. Magidson (January 7, 1906 – January 2, 1986) was an American popular lyricist.
"High Hopes" is a popular song first popularized by Frank Sinatra, with music written by James Van Heusen and lyrics by Sammy Cahn.
"Horror Movie" was the second single from the Skyhooks album Living in the Seventies and was their first number-one single in Australia, staying there for two weeks in March 1975.
Hoyt Wayne Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) was an American folk music singer-songwriter, guitarist and a film and television actor.
"Hush, Little Baby" is a traditional lullaby, thought to have been written in the Southern United States.
"I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" is a popular American song which debuted in 1918 and was first published in 1919.
"I've Been Everywhere" is a song which was written by Australian country singer Geoff Mack in 1959, and made popular by Lucky Starr in 1962.
Inez Foxx (born September 9, 1942) and her elder brother Charlie Foxx (October 23, 1939 – September 18, 1998) were an African-American rhythm and blues and soul duo from Greensboro, North Carolina.
Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
"Island in the Sun" is a song written by Harry Belafonte and Irving Burgie (Lord Burgess), and performed by Harry Belafonte for the 1957 film Island in the Sun and on his 1957 album Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean.
Jack Lawrence (April 7, 1912 – March 16, 2009) was an American songwriter.
Jack Prelutsky (born September 8, 1940) is an American writer of children's poetry who has published over 50 poetry collections.
James Cavanaugh (New York City, 1892 - New York City 18 August 1967) was an American songwriter.
James Keir Baxter (29 June 1926 – 22 October 1972) was a poet, and is a celebrated figure in New Zealand society.
John Morris Reeves (1 July 1909 – 1 May 1978) was a British writer known as James Reeves principally known for his poetry, plays and contributions to children's literature and the literature of collected traditional songs.
Janet Ahlberg (21 October 1944 – 15 November 1994), née Janet Hall, and Allan Ahlberg (born 5 June 1938) were a British married couple who created many children's books, including picture books that regularly appear at the top of "most popular" lists for public libraries.
Jennifer "Jenny" Patricia Morris (born 29 September 1956 in Tokoroa) OAM is a New Zealand-born Australian pop, rock singer-songwriter.
Jeremiah Peabody's Polyunsaturated Quick-Dissolving Fast-Acting Pleasant-Tasting Green and Purple Pills
"Jeremiah Peabody's Polyunsaturated Quick-Dissolving Fast-Acting Pleasant-Tasting Green and Purple Pills" is a novelty song written and performed by Ray Stevens.
Jim Conway is an Australian harmonica player and with his brother, Mic Conway, was a co-founder of the 1970s humour, theatre and rock group, The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band.
James Chambers, OM (1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor.
Jimmy Van Heusen (born Edward Chester Babcock; January 26, 1913 – February 6, 1990), also named James Van Heusen, was an American composer.
Joan Sydney (born 5 September 1938), is an English Australian actress, known for her work in radio, theatre, television serials and soap operas, of the latter best known as Valda Sheergold, in serial Neighbours and previously as Maggie Sloan in A Country Practice.
John Du Prez (born Trevor Jones; 14 December 1946 in Sheffield, England) is a musician, conductor, and composer.
John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
John William Kellette (June 1873 – August 7, 1922) was an American songwriter.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Streeter Manifold (21 April 1915 – 19 April 1985) was an Australian poet and critic.
John Paul Young, OAM (born 21 June 1950) is a Scottish-born Australian pop singer who had his 1978 worldwide hit with "Love Is in the Air".
John Robert Williamson AM (born 1 November 1945) is an Australian country music and folk music singer-songwriter multi-instrumentalist, television host and conservationist.
John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
Jonathan Biggins (born 14 September 1960), is an Australian actor, singer, writer, director and comedian.
Kal Mann (May 6, 1917 – November 28, 2001) - accessed June 2010 was an American lyricist.
Kerrie Agnes Biddell (8 February 19475 September 2014) was an Australian jazz and session singer, as well as a pianist and teacher.
Lawrence L. "Larry" Morey (March 26, 1905 – May 8, 1971) was an American lyricist and screenwriter.
Larry Shay (né Lawrence Fredrick Schaetzlein; 10 August 1897 Chicago – 22 February 1988 Newport Beach, California) was an American songwriter.
Larry Stock (New York City 1896 – May 4, 1984) was an American songwriter.
Leigh Adrian Harline (March 26, 1907 – December 10, 1969) was an American film composer and songwriter.
Leon René (February 6, 1902 – May 30, 1982) was an American music composer of pop, R&B and rock and roll songs and a record producer in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.
Wills' cigarette card from the 'Radio Celebrities' series c. 1934-Sarony on right Leslie Sarony (born Leslie Legge Frye; 22 January 1897 – 12 February 1985) was a British entertainer, singer and songwriter.
"Let 'Em In" is a song by Wings from their 1976 album Wings at the Speed of Sound.
"Let's Twist Again" is a song written by Kal Mann and Dave Appell, and released as a single by Chubby Checker.
Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 – February 5, 1958), born Louis Brownstein, was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States.
Lew Pollack (June 16, 1895 – January 18, 1946) was a song composer active during the 1920s and the 1930s.
"Li'l Liza Jane", also known as "Little Liza Jane" and "Liza Jane", is a song dating back at least to the 1910s.
"Limbo Rock" is a popular song about limbo dancing written by Kal Mann (under the pseudonym Jon Sheldon) and Billy Strange.
Lincoln R. Chase (June 29, 1926 – October 6, 1980) was an African-American songwriter and occasional recording artist.
Linda Louise McCartney, Lady McCartney (née Eastman; formerly See; September 24, 1941 – April 17, 1998) was an American musician, photographer, and animal rights activist.
Irving Louis Burgie (born July 28, 1924), better known as Lord Burgess, is an American songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York.
For other persons with the name Lori see Lori (disambiguation) Lori Balmer (born 1960 in Victoria, Australia) is an Australian pop singer.
Loudon Snowden Wainwright III (born September 5, 1946) is an American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor.
Leslie William Morrison (born 29 December 1940), known professionally as Lucky Starr, is an Australian rock and roll, pop and country music singer, guitarist and television presenter.
Malvina Reynolds (August 23, 1900 – March 17, 1978) was an American folk/blues singer-songwriter and political activist, best known for her songwriting, particularly the songs "Little Boxes" and "Morningtown Ride.".
Marc Alexander Hunter (7 September 195317 July 1998) was a New Zealand rock and pop singer, songwriter and record producer.
Margaret Mahy, ONZ (21 March 1936 – 23 July 2012) was a New Zealand author of children's and young adult books.
Margret RoadKnight (born in July 1943) is an Australian singer.
Mark Fisher (March 24, 1895January 2, 1948) was an American songwriter.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Mark Williams (born 21 August 1954) is a New Zealand-born pop/soul singer with Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) number one hit singles, "Yesterday Was Just the Beginning of My Life" (1975) and a cover of Buddy Holly's "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" (1977) before he relocated to Australia later that year.
Maroochy Barambah is an Australian Aboriginal mezzo-soprano singer.
Mary Schneider AM, (born 25 October 1932 in Rockhampton, Queensland) is an Australian singer, songwriter and performer, who is a master at the classic Swiss Alpine style, she is best known for yodelling the works of various standards by many a classic composer.
Maxwell Edgar "Max" Fatchen, AM (3 August 192014 October 2012) was an Australian journalist and children's writer.
Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man.
Mic Conway (born 15 February 1951) is an Australian vocalist and with his brother, Jim Conway, was a co-founder of the 1970s humour, theatre and rock group, The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band.
Michael Dugan (1947 – 16 March 2006) was an Australian poet, children's writer, and editor.
Michael Wayne Rosen (born 7 May 1946) is an English children's novelist, rapper, poet, and the author of 140 books.
Michael Edward "Mike" Hazlewood (24 December 1941 – 6 May 2001).
"Monster Mash" is a 1962 novelty song and the best-known song by Bobby "Boris" Pickett.
Morris Lurie (30 October 19388 October 2014) was an Australian writer of comic novels, short stories, essays, plays, and children's books.
Murray Kaufman (February 14, 1922 – February 21, 1982), professionally known as Murray the K, was an influential rock and roll impresario and disc jockey of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Ned Washington (August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Nervous Norvus was the performing name of Jimmy Drake (March 24, 1912 – July 24, 1968).
"Never Smile at a Crocodile" is a comic song with music by Frank Churchill and lyrics by Jack Lawrence.
Norman John Rowe AM (born 1 February 1947) is an Australian singer and songwriter of pop music and an actor of theatre and soap opera for which he remains best known as Douglas Fletcher in 1980s serial (in Sons and Daughters).
Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse, of which he wrote over 500 pieces.
"Old Time Rock and Roll" is a song written by George Jackson and Thomas E. Jones III, and recorded by Bob Seger for his 1978 album Stranger in Town. It was also released as a single in 1979.
Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost forty years.
"Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" is a 1962 novelty nonsensical doo-wop song by the Rivingtons.
Carl Emil Paul Lincke (7 November 1866 – 3 September 1946) was a German composer and theater conductor.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Peter Charles Combe (born 20 October 1948) is an Australian children's entertainer and musician.
“Pop! Goes the Weasel” is an English nursery rhyme and singing game.
The Primitive Calculators are an Australian post-punk band, formed in Melbourne, Victoria in 1978.
Ramey Idriss (11 September 1911 – 5 February 1971) was an American songwriter, author, composer and musician, educated at Los Angeles Community College.
Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, (born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Harold Ray Ragsdale (born January 24, 1939), --> known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian, known for his Grammy-winning recordings "Everything Is Beautiful" and "Misty", as well as comedic hits such as "Gitarzan" and "The Streak".
Rhonda Suzanne Burchmore OAM (born 15 May 1960) is an Australian entertainer.
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.
Rick Allan Price (born 6 July 1961) is an Australian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Robert Hazard (born Robert Rimato; August 21, 1948 – August 5, 2008), was an American musician known for composing and recording a demo of the song "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", which Cyndi Lauper turned into a best-selling hit.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer.
Robyn Archer, AO, CdOAL (born 1948) is an Australian singer, writer, stage director, artistic director, and public advocate of the arts, in Australia and internationally.
Robyne Dunn (1963–) is an Australian jazz singer, songwriter and pianist.
"Rockin' Robin" (originally released as "Rock-In Robin" on the Class Records 45 single) is a song written by Leon René under the pseudonym of Jimmie Thomas and recorded by Bobby Day in 1958.
Roger McGough CBE, FRSL (born 9 November 1937) is an English poet, performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright.
Roger Dean Miller, Sr. (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, best known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs.
Rolf Harris (born 30 March 1930) is an Australian entertainer whose career has encompassed work as a musician, singer-songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter and television personality.
Ross Higgins (14 June 1931 – 7 October 2016) was an Australian vaudevillian, character actor, television host, comedian, singer and voice actor.
Ross Andrew Wilson (born 18 November 1947) is an Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer.
"Running Bear" is a song written by Jiles Perry Richardson (a.k.a. The Big Bopper) and sung most famously by Johnny Preston in 1959.
Ruth Winifred Cracknell AM (6 July 1925 – 13 May 2002) was an Australian character and comic actress and author, her career encompassing all genres including radio, theatre, television and film She appeared in many dramatic as well as comedy roles throughout a career spanning some 56 years.
Samuel Howard Stept (aka Sammy Stept; 18 September 1897 – 1 December 1964) was an American songwriter who wrote for Broadway, Hollywood and the big bands.
Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993) was an American lyricist, songwriter and musician.
"See You Later, Alligator" is a 1950s rock and roll song written and first recorded by American singer-songwriter Bobby Charles.
"Seventy-Six Trombones" is the signature song from the 1957 musical play The Music Man (1957), written by Meredith Willson.
Sharon Lea O'Neill (born 23 November 1952, Nelson, New Zealand) is a singer-songwriter and pianist from New Zealand, who had an Australasian hit single in 1983 with "Maxine" which reached No.
Shauna Jensen is an Australian singer.
Shelby Fredrick "Sheb" Wooley (April 10, 1921 – September 16, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty song "The Purple People Eater." He played Ben Miller, brother of Frank Miller, in the film High Noon; played Travis Cobb in The Outlaw Josey Wales; and also had a co-starring role as scout Pete Nolan in the television series Rawhide. Wooley is also credited as the voice actor who produced the Wilhelm scream sound effect.
Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American writer known for his cartoons, songs, and children's books.
Shirley Marie O'Garra (stage name: Shirley Ellis; married name: Shirley Elliston; 19 January 1929 – 5 October 2005) was an American soul music singer and songwriter of West Indian origin.
Shortis and Simpson are an Australian entertainment duo consisting of John Damien Shortis and Moya Simpson.
Sidney D. Mitchell (June 15, 1888 in Baltimore, Maryland – February 25, 1942 in Los Angeles, California) was a Hollywood film industry lyricist and composer.
Sidney Lippman (March 1, 1914 – March 11, 2003) was a composer and songwriter.
"Simon Says" is a bubblegum pop song, written by Elliot Chiprut and originally recorded by the 1910 Fruitgum Company in 1967.
"Sing a Song of Sixpence" is a well-known English nursery rhyme, perhaps originating in the 18th century.
"Singing in the Bathtub" is a song written in 1929 by Michael H. Cleary, with lyrics by Herb Magidson and Ned Washington for the film The Show of Shows.
Sir Harold Edwin Boulton, 2nd Baronet (1859 – 1 June 1935)born in Charlton then part of Kent, was an English baronet, songwriter and philanthropist, most famously author of the lyrics to the Skye Boat Song.
Solomon Popoli Linda (1909 – 8 October 1962), also known as Solomon Ntsele ("Linda" was his clan name),Gilmore, Inigo,, The Telegraph (UK), 11 June 2000.
"Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (or simply "Motherless Child") is a traditional Negro spiritual.
Terence Alan Milligan, (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor.
"Splish Splash" is a 1958 song performed and co-written by Bobby Darin.
Stanley Davis Jones (June 5, 1914 – December 13, 1963) was an American songwriter and actor, primarily writing Western music.
Steve Edward Nelson (November 24, 1907 – November 13, 1981) was an American songwriter.
Su Cruickshank (born Susan Cruickshank; 31 August 1946 – 8 December 2009) was an Australian jazz singer, actress and writer.
"Sun Arise" is the fourth single released by Australian singer-songwriter Rolf Harris.
Sylvia Dee (born Josephine Moore Proffitt, October 22, 1914 – June 12, 1967) was an American lyricist and novelist best known for writing the lyrics to "Too Young", a hit for Nat King Cole, "The End of the World", a hit for Skeeter Davis and "Bring Me Sunshine".
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American blues musician, a self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica, among many other instruments.
Tania Bowra is an Australian musician and songwriter.
"The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" is a song by folk music duo Simon & Garfunkel, appearing on their 1966 album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme.
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The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, also known as Soapbox Circus or Matchbox, were an Australian jug band formed in 1969.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a song written and recorded originally by Solomon Linda with the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939, under the title "Mbube".
"The Magpies" is the most famous poem by New Zealand poet Denis Glover (1912–1980).
"The Name Game" is an American pop song written and performed by Shirley Ellis as a rhyming game that creates variations on a person's name.
"The Owl and the Pussycat" is a nonsense poem by Edward Lear, first published during 1871 as part of his book Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets.
The Playmates were a late 1950s vocal group led by the pianist Chic Hetti (born Carl Cicchetti, 26 February 1930), drummer Donny Conn (born Donald Claps, 29 March 1930 – September 2, 2015), and Morey Carr (31 July 1932 – 1987), all from Waterbury, Connecticut.
"The Purple People Eater" is a novelty song written and performed by Sheb Wooley, which reached No.
The Rivingtons were a 1960s doo-wop group, known for their 1962 hit novelty record "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow".
The Simple Image was a New Zealand rock band, particularly popular in the 1960s.
"The Skye Boat Song" is a modern Scottish song which has entered into the folk canon in recent times.
The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City.
"There Was a Crooked Man" is an English nursery rhyme.
"This Old Man" is an English language children's song, counting and nursery rhyme with a Roud Folk Song Index number of 3550.
"Three Little Birds" is a song by Bob Marley and the Wailers.
William Thomas "Tommy" Emmanuel AM (born 31 May 1955) is an Australian guitarist, songwriter, and singer, best known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances, and the use of percussive effects on the guitar.
Patricia Gloria "Trisha" Goddard (born 23 December 1957) is a British television presenter and actress best known for her morning talk shows, Trisha, which was broadcast on a mid-morning slot on ITV before later being moved to Channel 5.
"Turn Around" is a song written by Malvina Reynolds, Alan Greene, and Harry Belafonte and made popular by Dick and Dee Dee.
Vincent Rose (né Vincenzo Cacioppo; 13 June 1880 Palermo, Italy – 20 May 1944 Rockville Centre, New York) was an Italian-born American violinist, pianist, composer, and bandleader.
Walter John de la Mare (25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was a British poet, short story writer and novelist.
Walter E. "Jack" Rollins (September 15, 1906 – January 1, 1973) was an American musician of Keyser, West Virginia.
Wendy Joan Matthews (born 1960) is an Australian adult alternative pop singer originally from Canada who has been a member of Models and Absent Friends and is a solo artist.
"When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along)" was a 1926 popular song written, both words and music, by Harry Woods.
"When You're Smiling" is a popular song written by Larry Shay, Mark Fisher and Joe Goodwin in 1928.
William Alexander Attaway (November 19, 1911 – June 17, 1986) was an African-American novelist, short story writer, essayist, songwriter, playwright, and screenwriter.
"You Can Get It If You Really Want" is a famous late rocksteady song written and performed by the Jamaican reggae singer songwriter Jimmy Cliff.
"(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend" is a cowboy-styled country/western song written in 1948 by American songwriter, film and television actor Stan Jones.