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Bob Carleton (1896–1956)

Composer, songwriter ("Ja Da"), and pianist. After a public-school education, he served in the US Navy during World War I, and wrote musicals for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois. Joining ASCAP in 1942, his other popular-song compositions include "Teasin'", "I've Spent the Evening In Heaven", "I've Got to Break Myself of You", and... See full bio »

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That's the Spirit Soundtrack
New Orleans Soundtrack
Smile Soundtrack
Bringing Up Father Bob - the Piano Player


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 2014 Before I Disappear (writer: "Ja Da")
 2007 Cook Off! (writer: "Ja-Da")
 1997 Wild Man Blues (Documentary) (lyrics: "Ja Da") / (music: "Ja Da")
 1975 Hearts of the West (writer: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
 1975 Smile (writer: "Ja-Da" (1918))
 1963 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 February 1963 (1963) ... (writer: "Ja-Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing, Jing, Jing!)")
 1960 The Rat Race (writer: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- That's Show Biz (1960) ... (writer: "Ja-Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing, Jing, Jing!)" - uncredited)
 1959 The Five Pennies (writer: "Ja-Da" (1918) - uncredited)
 1957-1958 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- José Ferrer (1958) ... (writer: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
- Ronald Reagan (1957) ... (writer: "Jada" - uncredited)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen (music: "Ja-Da" (1918) - uncredited)
 1947 New Orleans ("Where the Blues Were Born in New Orleans" (1947))
 1946 Trap Happy (Short) (music: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
 1945 That's the Spirit (writer: "Ja-Da (Ja-Da, Ja-Da, Jing, Jing, Jing!)")
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (writer: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (writer: "Ja Da" (1918) - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (writer: "Ja-Da" - uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco (writer: "The Philippine Dance" - uncredited)
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 1947 Fall Guy
Pianist (uncredited)
 1946 Bringing Up Father
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