Bill Richmond

William E. Richmond (December 19, 1921 – June 4, 2016) was an American film and television comedy writer and producer, as well as a musician, actor and composer. He co-wrote the screenplays to numerous popular films that starred Jerry Lewis. These films included The Nutty Professor, The Errand Boy and The Ladies Man. He also made cameo appearances in some of Lewis' films as well, such as a piano player in The Patsy. Later in his career, he wrote and/or produced for numerous television shows, including Laugh-in, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The Carol Burnett Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Welcome Back Kotter, Three's Company, The John Larroquette Show, Wizards and Warriors, All in the Family, Blossom and Kate & Allie.

He won three Emmy Awards for his writing work (shared) on The Carol Burnett Show for the years 1974, 1975 and 1978.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 19th, 1921 (Kentucky), Died June 4th, 2016 (Calabasas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 7637 4/15/1954 I've got my love to keep me warm Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7638 4/15/1954 Sentimental train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7639 4/15/1954 The gal from Joe's Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7741 6/21/1954 All she said was Umh hum Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7742 6/21/1954 She is the sunshine of Virginia Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7743 6/21/1954 The man that got away (Un homme est parti Cor (F) 45-80039) Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7744 6/21/1954 They were doing the mambo Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7745 6/22/1954 [Unknown title(s)] Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7746 6/22/1954 New Mexican hat dance-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7747 6/22/1954 Moon song Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7748 6/22/1954 Doodle-doo-doo Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Johnny Mercer instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7875 9/9/1954 The milkman's matinee Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7876 9/9/1954 Wake up the place Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7930 9/23/1954 Rock and roll hop-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7931 9/23/1954 St. Louis blues mambo-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 7932 9/23/1954 Swingin' at the Met-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8033 12/1/1954 Bernie's tune Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8034 12/1/1954 Lullaby of Birdland Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8035 12/1/1954 Love is eternal Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8171 2/8/1955 Somebody else is taking my place Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8172 2/8/1955 Cherry Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8173 2/8/1955 Hong Kong blues Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8320 4/12/1955 I'm forever blowing bubbles-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8321 4/12/1955 It's all right with me-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8322 4/12/1955 Something's gotta give Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Richmond, Bill," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066.

Richmond, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066.

"Richmond, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066

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