Bob Dorough (December 12, 1923 – April 23, 2018) was an American bebop and cool jazz pianist, singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and producer. He was born in Cherry Hill, Arkansas and was raised in Texas.
He was best known as composer and performer of songs from Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of TV cartoons that appeared on Saturday mornings in the 1970s and 1980s. He worked with Miles Davis and Blossom Dearie, and his adventurous style influenced Mose Allison.
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- Bob Dorough Filmography at The New York Times
- "The Voice Of 'Schoolhouse Rock' On The Series At 40". NPR.org. National Public Radio. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
- "Bob Dorough, 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Performer and Writer, Dies at 94". The Wrap. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- "Bob Dorough Dies at 94". The Arkansas Times. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.