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Danny Elfman, who composed the score for Darkman, wrote the " March of the Dead " theme for Army of Darkness.
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Daniel Robert " Danny " Elfman ( born May 29, 1953 ) is an American composer, best known for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman movie theme.
Danny Elfman was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Blossom Elfman ( née Bernstein ), a writer and teacher, and Milton Elfman, a teacher who was in the Air Force.
In this way, Ackerman provided inspiration to many who would later become successful artists, including Joe Dante, Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Stephen King, Donald F. Glut, Penn & Teller, Billy Bob Thornton, Gene Simmons ( of the band Kiss ), Rick Baker, George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Frank Darabont, John Landis and countless other writers, directors, artists and craftsmen.
Burton is known for using recurring collaborators on his works ; among them are Johnny Depp, who has become a close friend of Burton since their first film together ; musician Danny Elfman, who has composed scores for all but five of the films Burton has directed and / or produced ; and domestic partner Helena Bonham Carter.
Burton, a fan of the eccentric musical group Oingo Boingo, asked songwriter Danny Elfman to provide the music for the film.
Owing to creative squabbles during the making of The Nightmare Before Christmas, Danny Elfman declined to score Ed Wood, and the assignment went to Howard Shore.
Poe lends vocals to two songs on the Real Steel Original Motion Picture Score (" Why We're Here " and " Parkway Motel ") composed by Danny Elfman, released November 1st, 2011.
Smith recorded an orchestral version of " Between the Bars " with composer Danny Elfman for the movie.
This was also the year the cult movie Forbidden Zone was released, which included rearrangements of, and homages to, Calloway songs written by Danny Elfman, a Calloway fan.
From 1976 it was led by songwriter / vocalist Danny Elfman, who has since achieved success as a composer for film and television.
As Richard Elfman's interest shifted to filmmaking, he passed leadership of the band to younger brother Danny Elfman, who had recently returned from spending time in Africa playing violin and studying percussion instruments.
By this time, Richard was no longer a group member, and the band had coalesced into an octet: Danny Elfman on lead vocals ; Steve Bartek on guitars ; Richard Gibbs on keyboards ; Kerry Hatch on bass ; Johnny " Vatos " Hernandez on drums ; and Leon Schneiderman, Sam " Sluggo " Phipps and Dale Turner on horns.
The first release was officially a Danny Elfman solo record in 1984 ( titled So-Lo ); it was actually a group effort released under Elfman's name.
Then, starting with 1985's Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Danny Elfman began scoring major films with increasing frequency, including almost all of Tim Burton's films.
However, Danny Elfman insists that the name change was virtually meaningless, and " kind of an afterthought.
Following the band's dissolution, frontman Danny Elfman turned full-time to writing film scores, having composed several scores through the 1980s and early 1990s while the band was active.
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George Simon, exec director of Danny Thomas A. L. S. A. C. ( Aiding Leukemia Stricken American Children ) fund raising group, filled me in on the low-down phonies who are using phones to solicit funds for Danny's St. Jude hospital in Memphis.
His love for numerous styles of music can be traced from his early recording of stride-pianist James P. Johnson's " Johnson Rag ," all the way to the rock stylings of Eric Johnson, an invited guest on Atkins's recording sessions who, when Chet attempted to copy his influential rocker " Cliffs of Dover ," led to Atkins's creation of a unique arrangement of " Londonderry Air ( Danny Boy ).
The dentist who had hired him to look after his office during his lunch hour did the same when he found Danny using his drill to create designs in the office woodwork.
Some of Kaye's films included the theme of doubles, two people who look identical ( both played by Danny Kaye ) being mistaken for each other, to comic effect.
While not recording, he frequently hung out and jammed with members of New Jersey – based country rockers Quacky Duck and His Barnyard Friends ( whose members included Tony Bennett's sons, Danny and Dae Bennett as well as future Dylan sideman and member of the Alpha Band, multi-instrumentalist David Mansfield ) and the proto-punk Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers, who were being managed by Kaufman.
Before the 1983 season, the Astros traded Danny Heep to the Mets for pitcher Mike Scott, a 28-year-old who had struggled with New York.
His father, Daniel Levitch, was a Master of Ceremonies and vaudeville entertainer who used the professional name Danny Lewis, His mother, Rachel (" Rae ") Levitch ( Brodsky ), was a piano player for a radio station.
Gelbart began as a writer at the age of sixteen for Danny Thomas's radio show after his father, who was Thomas's barber, showed Thomas some jokes Gelbart had written.
Daley's chief rival in that race was Alderman Danny K. Davis, a black politician from the West Side who himself did not pose an especially forceful challenge.
It stars Jean Reno as the titular mob hitman ; Gary Oldman as corrupt DEA agent Stansfield ; a young Natalie Portman, in her feature film debut, as Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl who is taken in by the hitman after her family is murdered ; and Danny Aiello as Tony, the mobster who gives the hitman his assignments.
His work comes from a mafioso named Tony ( Danny Aiello ), who operates from the " Supreme Macaroni Company " restaurant.
The first U. S. Government interagency graduate was John Riodan, of the United States Agency for International Development ( USAID ), who attended the AMSP in 2007 – 2008 ; the first Federal Bureau of Investigation student, Special Agent Danny Day, attended the AOASF beginning in 2009.
Their drivers included Keke Rosberg ( who later became World Champion on the Williams Saudia F1 Team ), Elliott Forbes-Robinson, Randolph Townsend, Mike Brockman, Howdy Holmes, Teo Fabi, Patrick Depailler, Danny Sullivan, Bobby Rahal, Johnny Parson Jr., among others.
Other examples of this phenomenon include the records by fictional groups the Archies and Josie & the Pussycats, produced by Don Kirshner and Danny Jansen respectively, who were contracted by TV production companies to produce these records to promote the animated children's TV series of the same name.
* " Larry the Liquidator ", Other People's Money ( 1990 ) – A self-absorbed corporate raider " Larry the Liquidator " ( Danny DeVito ), sets his sights on New England Wire and Cable, a small-town business run by family patriarch Gregory Peck who is principally interested in protecting his employees and the town.