Don Raye Net Worth

Don Raye Net Worth is
$11 Million

Don Raye Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Don Raye (March 16, 1909 – January 29, 1985), born Donald MacRae Wilhoite, Jr., in Washington, D.C., was an American vaudevillian and songwriter, best known for his songs for the Andrews Sisters such as "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar", "The House of Blue Lights", "Just for a Thrill" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."While known for such wordy novelty numbers, he also wrote the lyrics to "You Don't Know What Love Is," a simple, poetic lament of unusual power. He also composed the song "(That Place) Down the Road a Piece," one of his boogie woogie songs, which has a medium bright boogie tempo. It was written for the Will Bradley Orchestra, who recorded it in 1940, but the song was destined to become a rock and roll standard, recorded by The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Foghat, Amos Milburn, Harry Gibson, and countless others. In 1940 he wrote the lyrics for the patriotic song "This Is My Country".In 1985, Don Raye was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameDon Raye
Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1909
Place Of BirthWashington, District of Columbia, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack, Music Department, Composer
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Original Song
MoviesDisney's Halloween Treat, Thunder Road, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Hellzapoppin', The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Star SignPisces
1Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985.


Strictly Come Dancing2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fallout 42015Video Game writer: "He's A Demon, He's A Devil, He's A Doll"
A Bigger Splash2015writer: "Beauty Is Only Skin Deep"
Outlander2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect 22015writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Independent Lens2015TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Bette Midler: One Night Only2014TV Movie writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Swing2014/Iwriter: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Great Performances2014TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2007-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dancing on Ice2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Kill Your Darlings2013writer: "Gimme Some Skin, My Friend"
Gangster Squad2013writer: "Mr. Five by Five"
Dancing with the Stars2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Love, Marilyn2012Documentary writer: "I'm In Love With You"
Dancing Stars2011-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Red Tails2012writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
The Choir: Military Wives2011TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Captain America: The First Avenger2011writer: "I'll Remember April"
Mafia II2010Video Game writer: "BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY"
Eureka2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blanc comme neige2010/Iwriter: "Tic Tic Tic" - as Raye
YellowBrickRoad2010writer: "Hit the Road"
Two and a Half Men2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Army Wives2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Land of the Lost2009writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
My Music: The Big Band Years2009TV Movie lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Damages2009TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing2009Video documentary lyrics: "Beside the Rio Tonto Shore" - uncredited
Ànima2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Loose Women2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Revolutionary Road2008writer: "The Sidewalk Shufflers"
Run for Your Life2008/IDocumentary writer: "Rock Gently'
An American Girl on the Home Front2006TV Movie writer: "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - uncredited
Young Triffie's Been Made Away With2006lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" / music: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Wah-Wah2005writer: "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
The Aviator2004lyrics: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941 / music: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941
Something the Lord Made2004TV Movie writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
The Simpsons2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Breakfast with Hunter2003Documentary writer: "Ballad of Tunder Road"
Mr. B's Lost Shorts2001Video writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - uncredited
The Sopranos2001TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Small Time Crooks2000writer: "Music Makers"
The Talented Mr. Ripley1999writer: "YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"
Anywhere But Here1999writer: "You Don't Know What Love Is"
A Texas Funeral1999writer: "Down The Road A Piece"
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge1999TV Movie writer: "Your Red Wagon"
Plenilunio1999writer: "You Don't Know What Love Is"
Swing1999writer: "Watch the Birdie"
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg1998Documentary writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas1997TV Special documentary writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
The Shining1997TV Mini-Series writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
This World, Then the Fireworks1997writer: "YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"
Fire on the Mountain1996Documentary writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar"
Lust och fägring stor1995writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Baseball1994TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Rebel Highway1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Next Karate Kid1994writer: "This Is My Country"
That's Entertainment! III1994Documentary lyrics: "Solid Potato Salad" 1943 - uncredited
Mystery Science Theater 30001994TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974 lyrics - 1 episode, 1992 music - 1 episode, 1992
Aces: Iron Eagle III1992writer: "BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY" - as D. Raye
The Butcher's Wife1991"JUST FOR A THRILL"
In Living Color1990-1991TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Goodfellas1990writer: "This World We Live In" - as Raye
Love at Large1990writer: "You Don't Know What Love Is"
Crimes and Misdemeanors1989lyrics: "Star Eyes" 1943
American Masters1989TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
War and Remembrance1988TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Let's Get Lost1988Documentary "You Don't Know What Love Is"
The 40th Annual Tony Awards1986TV Special music: "Beat Me Daddy Eight to the Bar"
The Color of Money1986writer: "I'll Remember April"
Death of a Soldier1986lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy From Company B" / music: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy From Company B"
Sweet Dreams1985writer: "Cowcow Boogie"
Racing with the Moon1984as D. Raye, "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Repo Man1984writer: "Rhumboogie"
A Fine Romance1984TV Series writer - 1 episode
Raging Bull1980lyrics: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941 / music: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941
Divine Madness1980Documentary writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Sorcerer1977writer: "I'll Remember April"
The Bette Midler Show1976TV Special writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - uncredited
Fear on Trial1975TV Movie writer: "I'll Remember April" - uncredited
Cher1975TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Great McGonagall1975writer: "I'll Remember April"
The Ernie Sigley Show1974TV Series writer - 1 episode
Organ Juice®1973writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - uncredited
RCA's Opening Night1973TV Movie writer: "Wake Up, Jacob" - uncredited
Burt Bacharach: Opus No. 31973TV Movie writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
The Godfather1972writer: "Solid Potato Salad" - uncredited
Monsanto Presents Mancini1971/ITV Special writer: "Too Little Time Love Theme from The Glenn Miller Story"
Lost Flight1970TV Movie writer: "Heavenly Islands" - uncredited
In Melbourne Tonight1969TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Lawrence Welk Show1969TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Bofors Gun1968writer: "Let's Have Another One" - uncredited
Run for Your Life1967TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Shindig!1965TV Series writer - 4 episodes
The Art of Love1965writer: "M'sieur"
The Killers1964lyrics: "Too Little Time"
The Jack Benny Program1963TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Term of Trial1962writer: "Rhumboogie"
Route 661961TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1960TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Thunder Road1958writer: "The Whipoorwill"
The Frank Sinatra Show1957TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Cool and Groovy1956Short lyrics: "I'll Remember April"
Carnival in April1953Short writer: "I'll Remember April"
Connee Boswell and Ada Leonard1952Short lyrics: "Pig Foot Pete"
Dick Stabile and His Orchestra1952Short writer: "I'll Remember April"
Alice in Wonderland1951writer: "'Twas Brillig" 1951 - uncredited
Texaco Star Theatre1951TV Series writer - 1 episode
Renegades of the Sage1949writer: "I'm Thankful For Small Favors"
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad1949writer: "Ichabod" 1949, "Katrina" 1949, "The Headless Horseman" 1949 - uncredited
That Midnight Kiss1949lyrics: "Judaline"
Criss Cross1949writer: "I'll Remember April" - uncredited
Western Melodies1949Short lyrics: "Give Me My Saddle", "I'll Remember April"
So Dear to My Heart1948writer: "It's Whatcha Do With Whatcha Got" - uncredited
A Song Is Born1948lyrics: "A Song Is Born" 1948, "Daddy-O" 1948
Race Street1948lyrics: "Love That Boy" - uncredited
They Live by Night1948"Your Red Wagon"
A Date with Judy1948writer: "Judaline", "Judaline" Reprise
The Egg and I1947writer: "Bounce Me Daddy With A Solid Four" - uncredited
Girl Time1947Short lyrics: "Jamaica Rhumba" - uncredited
One Exciting Week1946lyrics: "Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four"
Junior Prom1946/Iwriter: "It's Me, Oh Lawd"
The Gentleman Misbehaves1946writer: "Where Am I Without You?" - uncredited
Breakfast in Hollywood1946writer: "Solid Potato Salad" - uncredited
Solid Senders1945Short writer: "Boy With the Wistful Eyes"
Eve Knew Her Apples1945lyrics: "I'll Remember April" - uncredited / music: "I'll Remember April" - uncredited
I'll Remember April1945writer: "I'll Remember April"
Song of the Sarong1945writer: "Lovely Luana", "Island of the Moon" - uncredited
Night Club Girl1945lyrics: "Vingo Jingo" - uncredited
Who's Who in Animal Land1944Short music: "Cow-Cow Boogie"
Dreaming1944writer: "Let's Have Another One" - uncredited
Lost in a Harem1944lyrics: "What Does It Take" 1944 - uncredited
Mouse Trouble1944Short writer: "Lord and Lady Gate" - as Raye, uncredited
The Singing Sheriff1944writer: "Beside the Rio Tonto"
The Soul of a Monster1944"Ain't That Just Like a Man?"
Reckless Age1944lyrics: "Get on Board, Little Children" - uncredited
Christmas Holiday1944"I'll Remember April", uncredited
Ghost Catchers1944writer: "I'll Remember April", "Pig Foot Pete"
Follow the Boys1944writer: "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" 1941 - uncredited
Hi, Good Lookin'!1944writer: "I Won't Forget the Dawn"
Week-End Pass1944lyrics: "We're in the Navy"
Phantom Lady1944lyrics: "I'll Remember April" - uncredited
Broadway Rhythm1944writer: "Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet", "Solid Potato Salad", "I Love Corny Music", "Irresistible You", "Who's Who?"
Beat Me, Daddy1943Short writer: "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar"
Swingtime Johnny1943writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B"
My Learned Friend1943writer: "Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat" - uncredited
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith1943lyrics: "You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith"
Crazy House1943lyrics: "Tropicana", "Get On Board, Little Children" - uncredited
Always a Bridesmaid1943writer: "Mr. Five by Five"
Larceny with Music1943writer: "Do Your Hear Music", They Died With Their Boots Laced", "Please, Louise"
I Dood It1943lyrics: "Star Eyes" 1943
What's Buzzin', Cousin?1943writer: "Where Am I Without You?", "Ain't That Just Like a Man", "Short, Fat and 4F"
Two Tickets to London1943lyrics: "You Don't Know What Love Is" - uncredited
He's My Guy1943writer: "He's My Guy"
Hi, Buddy1943writer: "We're in the Navy"
Hi'Ya Chum1943lyrics: "Two on a Bike", "He's My Guy", "I'm Hitting a High Spot", "You've Gotta Have Personality"
Reveille with Beverly1943writer: "Cow-Cow Boogie"
Cow-Cow Boogie1943Short writer: "Cow Cow Boogie"
When Johnny Comes Marching Home1942writer: "Say It With Dancing", "This Is It"
Behind the Eight Ball1942"Mr. Five by Five" / writer: "Atlas Did It, But He Won't Admit It", "Keep 'Em Laughing", "Bravest of the Brave", "Don't You Think We Ought To Dance", "Riverboat Jamboree", "You Don't Know What Love Is", "Wasn't It Wonderful?"
Strictly in the Groove1942writer: "I'll Remember April"
Get Hep to Love1942lyrics: "Heaven for Two" - uncredited
Pardon My Sarong1942writer: "Lovely Luana" 1942, "Vingo Jingo" 1942 uncredited, "Island of the Moon" 1942 uncredited
Private Buckaroo1942lyrics: "Johnny Get Your Gun Again" - uncredited
Saboteur1942writer: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - uncredited
Unseen Enemy1942lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Gimme Some Skin, My Friend"
What's Cookin'?1942arranger: "Il bacio" - uncredited / lyrics: "If", "Love Laughs at Anything" - uncredited
Ride 'Em Cowboy1942lyrics: "Give Me My Saddle", "Wake Up, Jacob", "Beside the Rio Tonto Shore", "I'll Remember April", "Ride 'em Cowboy", "Rockin' and Reelin'" - uncredited / music: "Rockin' and Reelin'" - uncredited
Cow-Cow Boogie1942Short writer: "Cow Cow Boogie"
Hellzapoppin'1941lyrics: "Watch The Birdie", "You Were There", "What Kind of Love Is This?", "Heaven for Two", "Hellzapoppin'", "Putting on the Dog", "Congeroo", "Conga Beso"
Keep 'Em Flying1941lyrics: "Let's Keep 'Em Flying" 1941, "Pig Foot Pete" 1941, "The Boy With the Wistful Eyes" 1941
Moonlight in Hawaii1941lyrics: "All for One", "It's People Like You", "Poi", "We'll Have a Lot of Fun", "Moonlight in Hawaii", "Aloha Low Down"
In the Groove1941Short writer: "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar"
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B'1941Short lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B'"
San Antonio Rose1941lyrics: "Mexican Jumping Bean", "You've Got What It Takes"
In the Navy1941lyrics: "Starlight, Starbright" 1941, "We're Off to See the World" 1941, "Gimme Some Skin, My Friend" 1941, "A Sailor's Life for Me" 1941, "We're in the Navy" 1941, "Hula-Ba-Luau" 1941 / writer: "You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith" 1941 - uncredited
Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat1941Short lyrics: "Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat" / music: "Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat"
Buck Privates1941lyrics: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four", "When Private Brown Becomes a Captain", "You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith", "I Wish You Were Here"
Argentine Nights1940lyrics: "Hit the Road", "Rhumboogie"
Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra1938Short lyrics: "You've Got What It Takes"
Varsity Show1937lyrics: "I'm Dependable" 1937
Night Waitress1936music: "The Monkeys have no Tails in Zamboanga"

Music Department

Alice in Wonderland1951songs by
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad1949songs by: Ichabod
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow1949Short composer: songs
Who Done It?1942composer: stock music - uncredited
Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat1941Short words


Disney's Halloween Treat1982Video
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV Series 1 episode
Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat1941Short


Buck Privates1941Dick Burnette (uncredited)


Western Melodies1949Short archive footage


That's Entertainment! III1994Documentary grateful acknowledgment: to the extraordinary composers and lyricists - as Don Ray

Nominated Awards

1943OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongHellzapoppin' (1941)
1942OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongBuck Privates (1941)

Known for movies

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