Leonetti's original recording was used for many years in the close-down sequence for TV station ATN-7 in Sydney, and was also covered by Sydney punk band XL Capris.In February 1999, Troup died at UCLA Medical Center of a massive heart attack; he was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills.

His earliest musical success came with the song "Daddy" which was a reg… Bobby Troup covered My Blue Heaven, I Can't Get Started, Chicago, The Lady Is a Tramp and other songs. Bobby Troup was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter. We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now. Bobby Troup. [7], During this time he composed "Take Me Away From Jacksonville", which was to become an anthem of sorts for the Marines at Montford Point, even extending to other areas of Camp Lejeune. He graduated with a degree in economics.Troup's first success as a songwriter was writing "Daddy" (1941), a hit song performed first by ,Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra. [2][9] In October 1944 he was promoted to Captain, given command of a depot company, and eventually deployed to Saipan where he served to the end of the war. And despite earning a business degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he soon turned to songwriting as a career. The series lasted for 6 seasons, and a total of 122 regular episodes. [10], In 1946, Nat King Cole had a hit with Troup's best known song "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66". An instrumental rendition of his song "The Meaning of the Blues" appeared on the Miles Davis album, Miles Ahead. He again appeared as a piano player in a cameo on The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries in 1978.In Robert Altman's 1970 film M*A*S*H he had a memorable cameo as a disgruntled staff sergeant assigned to driving Hawkeye and Trapper John around in Japan. was created by Webb, who had recently starred in a revival of Dragnet and was producing NBC's popular Adam-12. In 2006, "Route 66" was featured in the animated movie Cars, and the movie RV with Robin Williams.

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Much of his time in the 1950s and ‘60s, was spent as an active participant in Los Angeles’ then-burgeoning West Coast jazz scene (“I think I worked every club in Los Angeles,” he once said).
Dimos I, Other Works [14] He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. In the mid-1950s, Troup was one of three regular panelists (along with Mel Blanc and Johnny Mercer) in the game show Musical Chairs, a Bill Leyden-hosted quiz program that aired locally on Los Angeles television for two years before NBC broadcast it in the summer of 1955.

And Troup wrote the lyrics to Neal Hefti's Girl Talk. . In 1987, Depeche Mode combined the tune with their own composition, "Behind the Wheel", released it as the B-side of "Behind the Wheel" and it became a radio hit on KROQ 106.7 FM in Los Angeles.

The song is still used as an anthem by North-Carolina-based Marines.While still serving with the Marines, Troup composed the popular song "Snootie Little Cutie" (1942) . KNBCDT2 (190), Thu, Oct 15 Within three days we received 7,000 letters.”, Television and film fans of the 1970s, however, knew Troup from a completely different context. His most famous role was playing 'Dr. The Times endorses one incumbent and three newcomers for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. I was used to going to bed at 5 or 6 in the morning and sleeping all day. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ) fraternity and the Mask and Wig Club. His demanding role in “Emergency!”, Jack Webb's hour-long Universal Television series, marks Troup's debut in action-drama. He went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in economics. This article does not contain any citations or references. on Robert W. "Bobby" Troup Jr. (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. [14] They had one daughter, Kelly Troup, who died in 2002,[15] and twin sons, Jody and Reese Troup.

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