Bill Pitman

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William Keith "Bill" Pitman (born February 12, 1920) was an American guitarist, actor and session musician. He was born in Belleville, New Jersey. Pitman played on some of the most celebrated and influential records of the rock and roll era.

Pitman is known for his Academy Award-winning song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" that gave The Wild Wild West its unique musical signature.[1]

An actor, Pitman is known for his works in Blue Hawaii (1961), Torn Curtain (1966), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Goodbye, Columbus (1969), Paint Your Wagon (1969), M*A*S*H (1970), The Omega Man (1971), The Parallax View (1974), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Dirty Dancing (1987) and Goodfellas (1990)

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  1. Carlton, Jim (Summer 2007). "Studio Savant: A conversation with guitarist Bill Pitman". Fretboard Journal. Vol. 6. Occasional Publishing, Inc. pp. 26–33. ISSN 1558-0326.

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