Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Sonny Curtis wrote "I Fought The Law" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Theme."

Sonny Curtis (born May 9, 1937, Meadow, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. He was a teenage pal and band member with Buddy Holly in Lubbock, Texas. Curtis joined The Crickets after Holly's death in 1959, and soon took over the lead vocalist role in addition to lead guitar. Curtis is the author of 189 registered works on BMI.com including five BMI award winners. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriter's Hall Of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Crickets).


"Love Is All Around"
Composed and Performed by Sonny Curtis


"I Fought The Law"
Composed by Sonny Curtis
Performed by the Bobby Fuller Four


"I'm No Stranger To The Rain"
Composed by Sonny Curtis and Ronald Hellard
Performed by Keith Whitely


"The Real Buddy Holly Story"
Composed and Performed by Sonny Curtis


"A Fool Never Learns"
Composed by Sonny Curtis
Performed by Andy Williams


"Straight Life"
Composed by Sonny Curtis
Performed by Bobby Goldsboro


"Walk Right Back"
Composed by Sonny Curtis
Performed by the Everly Brothers

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