History Music / PaulWilliams

7th May '17 1:00:47 PM Xtifr
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'''Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr.''' (born September 19, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a prominent (albeit diminutive) figure in the pop culture zeitgeist of TheSeventies, having composed hits for acts such as Music/{{Carpenters}}[[note]]("We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", "I Won't Last a Day Without You")[[/note]], Helen Reddy[[note]]("You and Me Against the World)[[/note]], Music/TheMonkees[[note]]("Someday Man")[[/note]] and Three Dog Night[[note]]("An Old Fashioned Love Song", "The Family of Man", "Out in the Country")[[/note]], and appearing in popular television shows of the era, such as ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'', ''Series/TheLoveBoat''[[note]](whose theme, an infamous LoungeLizard stand-by, he composed)[[/note]], and ''Series/TheMuppetShow''. He's even done some [[VoiceActor voice acting]], playing the Penguin on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' and Cairo on ''WesternAnimation/{{Phantom 2040}}''. He won an Academy Award for the song "Evergreen", performed by Music/BarbraStreisand in ''Film/AStarIsBorn'', also a #1 hit for Streisand.

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'''Paul Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr.''' Jr. (born September 19, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a prominent (albeit diminutive) figure in the pop culture zeitgeist of TheSeventies, having composed hits for acts such as Music/{{Carpenters}}[[note]]("We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", "I Won't Last a Day Without You")[[/note]], Helen Reddy[[note]]("You and Me Against the World)[[/note]], Music/TheMonkees[[note]]("Someday Man")[[/note]] and Three Dog Night[[note]]("An Old Fashioned Love Song", "The Family of Man", "Out in the Country")[[/note]], and appearing in popular television shows of the era, such as ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'', ''Series/TheLoveBoat''[[note]](whose theme, an infamous LoungeLizard stand-by, he composed)[[/note]], and ''Series/TheMuppetShow''. He's even done some [[VoiceActor voice acting]], playing the Penguin on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' and Cairo on ''WesternAnimation/{{Phantom 2040}}''. He won an Academy Award for the song "Evergreen", performed by Music/BarbraStreisand in ''Film/AStarIsBorn'', also a #1 hit for Streisand.
15th Apr '17 9:08:28 AM nombretomado
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* InkSuitActor: A short, rather stout man with long hair and poor eyesight as the voice of [[BatmanTheAnimatedSeries the villainous Penguin]] fairly smacks of typecasting.

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* InkSuitActor: A short, rather stout man with long hair and poor eyesight as the voice of [[BatmanTheAnimatedSeries [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries the villainous Penguin]] fairly smacks of typecasting.
13th Sep '16 4:10:21 PM Anddrix
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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: "You and Me Against the World", a hit for [[Film/PetesDragon Helen Reddy]], became an anthem for single mothers everywhere, after some changes/and or removal of lyrics here and there.

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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: "You and Me Against the World", a hit for [[Film/PetesDragon [[Film/PetesDragon1977 Helen Reddy]], became an anthem for single mothers everywhere, after some changes/and or removal of lyrics here and there.
19th Jun '16 10:19:11 PM gewunomox
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* StepUpToTheMicrophone: Though Paul shared lead vocal duties for the Mackerel with his brother Mentor almost equally, former JeffersonAirplane bassist Bob Harvey narrates "Prinderella".

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* StepUpToTheMicrophone: Though Paul shared lead vocal duties for the Mackerel with his brother Mentor almost equally, former JeffersonAirplane Music/JeffersonAirplane bassist Bob Harvey narrates "Prinderella".
12th Nov '15 4:47:35 PM nombretomado
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* SettingOffSong: Aside from the uber-classic "Movin' Right Along" from ''The Muppet Movie'', there's "Easy Street", with a lyrical reference to Hope and Crosby's ''RoadTo'' movies for bonus points!

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* SettingOffSong: Aside from the uber-classic "Movin' Right Along" from ''The Muppet Movie'', there's "Easy Street", with a lyrical reference to Hope and Crosby's ''RoadTo'' ''Film/RoadTo'' movies for bonus points!
11th Feb '15 3:08:24 PM LongLiveRock
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**He's also kind of short and pudgy
26th Jan '15 4:21:14 PM MarkLungo
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'''Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr.''' (born September 19, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a prominent (albeit diminutive) figure in the pop culture zeitgeist of TheSeventies, having composed hits for acts such as Music/{{Carpenters}}[[note]]("We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", "I Won't Last a Day Without You")[[/note]], Helen Reddy[[note]]("You and Me Against the World)[[/note]], Music/TheMonkees[[note]]("Someday Man")[[/note]] and Three Dog Night[[note]]("An Old Fashioned Love Song", "The Family of Man", "Out in the Country")[[/note]], and appearing in popular television shows of the era, such as ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'', ''Series/TheLoveBoat''[[note]](whose theme, an infamous LoungeLizard stand-by, he composed)[[/note]], and ''Series/TheMuppetShow''. He won an Academy Award for the song "Evergreen", performed by Music/BarbraStreisand in ''Film/AStarIsBorn'', also a #1 hit for Streisand.

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'''Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr.''' (born September 19, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a prominent (albeit diminutive) figure in the pop culture zeitgeist of TheSeventies, having composed hits for acts such as Music/{{Carpenters}}[[note]]("We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", "I Won't Last a Day Without You")[[/note]], Helen Reddy[[note]]("You and Me Against the World)[[/note]], Music/TheMonkees[[note]]("Someday Man")[[/note]] and Three Dog Night[[note]]("An Old Fashioned Love Song", "The Family of Man", "Out in the Country")[[/note]], and appearing in popular television shows of the era, such as ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'', ''Series/TheLoveBoat''[[note]](whose theme, an infamous LoungeLizard stand-by, he composed)[[/note]], and ''Series/TheMuppetShow''. He's even done some [[VoiceActor voice acting]], playing the Penguin on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' and Cairo on ''WesternAnimation/{{Phantom 2040}}''. He won an Academy Award for the song "Evergreen", performed by Music/BarbraStreisand in ''Film/AStarIsBorn'', also a #1 hit for Streisand.
2nd Jan '15 7:50:27 AM TrustBen
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* HeavyMeta: "An Old Fashioned Love Song" is a love song about love songs.
10th Dec '14 12:28:54 AM robogabriel
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* CelebrityIsOverrated: In his own words:
--> " There’s nothing more pathetic to me than some little old man going, “Please, sir, may I have some more fame?” "
12th Sep '14 7:41:04 PM HaggisMcCrablice
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* InkSuitActor: A short, rather stout man with long hair and poor eyesight as the voice of [[BatmanTheAnimatedSeries the villainous Penguin]] fairly smacks of typecasting.
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