Van Dyke Parks
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1943-01-03
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Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks Biography (Wikipedia)

Van Dyke Parks (born January 3, 1943) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, author, and actor. He is known for his collaborations with the musician Brian Wilson and for his contributions as lyricist for the Beach Boys' Smile project. Besides numerous collaborations with the Beach Boys, he has worked with such performers as Phil Ochs, Donovan, Haruomi Hosono, the Byrds, Tim Buckley, Arlo Guthrie, Little Feat, Loudon Wainwright III, Rufus Wainwright, U2, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Joanna Newsom, Grizzly Bear, Inara George, Silverchair, Kimbra, and Ringo Starr.

In addition to producing records by other artists, Parks has released several studio albums of his own recordings: Song Cycle, Discover America, Clang of the Yankee Reaper, Jump!, Tokyo Rose, Orange Crate Art, Songs Cycled, and one live album, Moonlighting: Live at the Ash Grove. He has also established himself in motion pictures and over the years has directed, arranged, produced, and composed soundtracks for a great number of theatrical films and television shows. On occasion, he has taken small acting roles.

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Soul Train
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Soul Train
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Occapella
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Occapella
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Incidental music for The Fisherman And His Wife
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Incidental music for The Fisherman And His Wife
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Sweet Trinidad
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Sweet Trinidad
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Tee Pee Motel
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Tee Pee Motel
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A Spanish Kitchen
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A Spanish Kitchen
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Hold Back Time
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Hold Back Time
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Dreaming In Paris
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Dreaming In Paris
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Wedding in Madagascar
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Wedding in Madagascar
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Aquarium
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Aquarium
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Sassafrass
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Sassafrass
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Colours (from Song Cycle)
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Colours (from Song Cycle)
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Clang of the Yankee Reaper
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Clang of the Yankee Reaper
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Colours
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Colours
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Love Is The Answer
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Love Is The Answer
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Trad: Big Rock Candy Mountain
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Trad: Big Rock Candy Mountain
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Harmony Grove
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Harmony Grove
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Money Is King
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Money Is King
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Opportunity for Two
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Opportunity for Two
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Datsun Commercial
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Datsun Commercial
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