Bob Dorough

Real Name:
Robert L. Dorough
Profile:
American bebop and cool jazz pianist, composer and vocalese singer, born December 12, 1923 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas. Died on April 23, 2018 in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania.
He worked with Miles Davis and Allen Ginsberg, among others. He has released vocal jazz albums periodically over the last 50 years, but he is perhaps best known as a voice and primary composer of many of the songs used in Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of educational animated shorts appearing on Saturday morning television in the 1970s and 1980s on ABC affiliates in the United States.
His songs were covered by Diana Krall, Jorge Pescara, Blossom Dearie, Sergio Mendes and many more.

His daughter is the classical flute player Aralee Dorough.
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BCP-11 Devil May Care — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Devil May Care (Album) Bethlehem Records BCP-11 US 1956 Sell This Version
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FM 336 Just About Everything — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Just About Everything (Album) Focus (8) FM 336 US 1966 Sell This Version
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MMO 1069 I'll Never Fall In Love Again — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough I'll Never Fall In Love Again(LP) Music Minus One MMO 1069 US 1970 Sell This Version
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MMO 1070 A Taste Of Honey — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough A Taste Of Honey(LP, Album) Music Minus One MMO 1070 US 1972 Sell This Version
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SJA-11174 Multiplication Rock - (Original Soundtrack Recording) — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Multiplication Rock - (Original Soundtrack Recording) (Album) Capitol Records SJA-11174 US 1973 Sell This Version
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1075 Watch What Happens! — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Watch What Happens!(LP) Music Minus One 1075 US 1974 Sell This Version
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SD 02 Beginning To See The Light — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough & Bill Takas Bob Dorough & Bill Takas - Beginning To See The Light Laissez-Faire (2) SD 02 US 1976 Sell This Version
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CJ 18 An Excursion Through Oliver! — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough An Excursion Through Oliver! (Album, Comp) Classic Jazz CJ 18 USA & Canada 1977 Sell This Version
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52RE001 Devil May Care — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Devil May Care (Album) 52e Rue Est 52RE001 France 1983 Sell This Version
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AP-165 Hoagy's Children - Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael — Bob Dorough Barbara Lea / Bob Dorough / Dick Sudhalter* Barbara Lea / Bob Dorough / Dick Sudhalter* - Hoagy's Children - Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael(LP, Album) Audiophile (2) AP-165 US 1983 Sell This Version
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NS 204 Sing And Swing — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough / Bill Takas Bob Dorough / Bill Takas - Sing And Swing(LP) Red Record NS 204 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
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BL 005 Clankin' on Tin Pan Alley — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough, Bill Takas Bob Dorough, Bill Takas - Clankin' on Tin Pan Alley(CD, Album) Bloomdido BL 005 France & Benelux 1986 Sell This Version
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PNL 7781 Skabadabba — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Skabadabba (Album) Pinnacle Records (11) PNL 7781 US 1987 Sell This Version
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OB 001 CD Songs Of Love — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Songs Of Love (Album) Orange Blue OB 001 CD France 1988 Sell This Version
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W 24-2 Memorial Charlie Parker — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough / Bill Takas Featuring Phil Woods Bob Dorough / Bill Takas Featuring Phil Woods - Memorial Charlie Parker(CD, Album) Philology W 24-2 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
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CDP 7243 8 57729 2 4 V Right On My Way Home — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Right On My Way Home (Album) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 57729 2 4 V US 1997 Sell This Version
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7243 4 99239 2 8V Too Much Coffee Man — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Too Much Coffee Man (Album) Blue Note 7243 4 99239 2 8V US 2000 Sell This Version
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7243 5 23403 2 3 Who's On First? — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough & Dave Frishberg Bob Dorough & Dave Frishberg - Who's On First? (Album) Blue Note 7243 5 23403 2 3 US 2000 Sell This Version
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AL 73231 Stardust Melody / Beloved And Rare Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael — Bob Dorough Richard Sudhalter*, Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough, Jim Ferguson Richard Sudhalter*, Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough, Jim Ferguson - Stardust Melody / Beloved And Rare Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael(CD, Album, Dir) A-Records AL 73231 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version
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VSCD-075 To Communicate — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough To Communicate(CD, Album, RE) Vivid Sound Corporation VSCD-075 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
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ARCD 19305 Sunday At Iridium — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Sunday At Iridium(CD, Album) Arbors Records ARCD 19305 US 2004 Sell This Version
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LHJ 10123 Complete Recordings — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough & Sam Most Quartet Bob Dorough & Sam Most Quartet - Complete Recordings(CD) Lone Hill Jazz LHJ 10123 Spain 2004 Sell This Version
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CCD 79844 Small Day Tomorrow — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Small Day Tomorrow(CD, Album) Candid CCD 79844 UK 2006 Sell This Version
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FINGERCD02 The Devils Best Tunes: The Beatnik Scat Of Bob Dorough — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough The Devils Best Tunes: The Beatnik Scat Of Bob Dorough(CD) Fingertips FINGERCD02 UK 2011 Sell This Version
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none Duets — Bob Dorough Bob Dorough Duets (Album) COTAjazz none US 2012 Sell This Version