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Paul Williams

ep, voc, syn, *1940 US
Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Paul Hamilton Williams

Born 1940, in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winning songwriter Paul Williams is recognized as one of America’s most prolific and gifted lyricists and composers. 'The Rainbow Connection', from the children’s classic "The Muppet Movie", is one of two Paul Williams songs that grace the American Film Institute’s list of the top movie songs of all time, the second, 'Evergreen', is from the award-winning Streisand/Kristofferson remake of "A Star Is Born". Additional song scores include the cult favorites "Phantom of the Paradise" and "Ishtar", as well as "The Muppet Christmas Carol" and "Bugsy Malone".

        
Instruments
  • Electric piano
  • Vocals
  • Synthesizer
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
You Give A Little Love - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
I Won't Last A Day Without You on Life Goes On by Paul Williams
So You Wanna Be A Boxer - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
Fat Sam's Grand Slam - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
Bad Guys - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
Save Me a Dream on A Little on the Windy Side by Paul Williams
Bugsy Malone - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
My Name Is Tallulah - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams
An Old Fashioned Love Song on Just An Old Fashioned Love Song by Paul Williams
Tomorrow - From "Bugsy Malone" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bugsy Malone by Paul Williams

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band ChristmasPaul Williams2018Album
Bugsy Malone (Original Soundtrack Recording)Paul Williams2018Album
Just An Old Fashioned Love Song/ Here Comes InspirationPaul Williams2010Compil.
Songs For The Family Of Man - A Collection 1969-1979Paul Williams2006Compil.
I'm Going Back There SomedayPaul Williams2005Album
Evergreens: The Best of the A&M YearsPaul Williams2004Compil.
A&M Greatest HitsPaul Williams1997Compil.
Back To Love AgainPaul Williams1996Single
A Arte De Paul WilliamsPaul Williams1989Compil.
Paul WilliamsPaul Williams1988Compil.
Making BelievePaul Williams1981Single
...And Crazy For Loving YouPaul Williams1981Album
A Little On The Windy SidePaul Williams1979Album
A Little On The Windy SidePaul Williams1979Single
ClassicsPaul Williams1977Compil.
Waking Up AlonePaul Williams1977Single
Bugsy Malone (Original Soundtrack)Paul Williams1976Single
Bugsy Malone (Original Soundtrack Recording)Paul Williams1976Album
Bugsy Malone / Ordinary FoolPaul Williams1976Single
Bad GuysPaul Williams1976Single
Don't Call It LovePaul Williams1975Single
One More AngelPaul Williams1975Single
Time And TidePaul Williams1975Single
Ordinary FoolPaul Williams1975Album
Phantom Of The ParadisePaul Williams1974Album
What's It All About?Jim Croce / Paul Williams1974Single
A Little Bit Of LovePaul Williams1974Single
That's What Friends Are For / Dream AwayPaul Williams1974Single
That's What Friends Are ForPaul Williams1974Single
Old Souls / The Hell Of ItJessica Harper / Paul Williams1974Single
Words And Music By Paul WilliamsPaul Williams1974Album
A Little Bit Of LovePaul Williams1974Album
The Best Of Paul WilliamsPaul Williams1974Compil.
The Family Of ManPaul Williams1974Single
Here Comes InspirationPaul Williams1974Album
InspirationPaul Williams1973Single
Look What I FoundPaul Williams1973Single
Life Goes OnPaul Williams1973Single
Life Goes OnPaul Williams1973Single
I Won't Last A Day Without YouPaul Williams1973Single
Rose / Out In The CountryPaul Williams1973Single
Life Goes OnPaul Williams1972Album
Simple ManPaul Williams1972Single
My Love And IPaul Williams1972Single
An Old Fashioned Love SongPaul Williams1972Single
We've Only Just BegunPaul Williams1971Single
Waking Up AlonePaul Williams1971Single
Just An Old Fashioned Love SongPaul Williams1971Album
We've Only Just BegunRoger Nichols & Paul Williams1970Album
Someday ManPaul Williams1970Album
Someday Man / Mornin' I'll Be Movin' OnPaul Williams1970Single
So Many People / To Put Up With YouPaul Williams1969Single
I Don't Want To Set The World On FirePaul Williams Feat. Ethel Drew1962Single
Nice To Be AroundJohn Williams - Paul WilliamsSingle
We've Only Just BegunPaul WilliamsAlbum
Red River ValleyPaul WilliamsSingle
Banana BoatPaul WilliamsSingle
"Romantic Composer" Paul Williams Special DigestPaul WilliamsCompil.
A Little On The Windy Side / PowerPaul Williams / John Joseph HallAlbum
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