George Tibbles

George F. Tibbles (June 7, 1913 – February 21, 1987) was a composer and screenwriter.

He and Ramez Idriss co-wrote "The Woody Woodpecker Song" for the 1948 short film, Wet Blanket Policy; the song would receive an Academy Award nomination (Academy Award for Best Original Song), and by June 30, 1948, it was third on the hit parade. Tibbles also composed the theme music for Bringing Up Buddy and Pistols 'n' Petticoats.

Tibbles wrote the scripts for the TV series My Three Sons, as well as several for the shows Leave It to Beaver, One Day at a Time, The Betty White Show, and Life with Elizabeth.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 7, 1913 (New York City), Died February 14, 1987

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0595 10-in. 7/8/1947 L-L-L-L-A Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Town Criers ; Mae Williams Female vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0597 10-in. 7/8/1947 The old chaperon Stuart Foster ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Town Criers ; Mae Williams Female-male vocal duet, with vocal group and jazz/dance band. songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2213 10-in. 11/19/1947 Worry worry worry Artie Dunn ; Sun Maids ; Three Suns Male vocal solo, with female vocal group and instrumental trio songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0568 10-in. 4/4/1949 Bop-a-bye baby Johnny Moore ; Oscar Moore ; Three Blazers (Johnny Moore) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  


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