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Connections

Cheers
(Series)
Dolly Parton
(Music)
Cynthia Weil
(Music)
Columbia Records
(Media and Entertainment)
 

See also

Gary Portnoy

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Gary Portnoy

American musician and singer-songwriter from the state of New York best known for co-writing and singing the theme songs for two popular television shows add

Category: Music

Born in 1956.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Cheers, Dolly Parton, Cynthia Weil

Linked to: Columbia Records, NBC, RCA

 

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Gary Portnoy was born in 1956 add something


1980

He recorded and released a self-titled album in 1980 for Columbia Records which has since been re-released on digital CD by Sony Japan add something

 

In addition to the Emmy nomination for the "Fame" composition, Portnoy received an Emmy nomination for "Cheers" as well as six consecutive ASCAP awards during the 1980s for the Most Performed Television Themes of the year add something

 

Dolly Parton - With less time to spend songwriting as she focused on a burgeoning film career, during the early 1980s Parton recorded a larger percentage of material from noted pop songwriters, such as Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Rupert Holmes, Gary Portnoy and Carole Bayer Sager


1982

Both songs were featured on the 1982 album, "The Kids From "Fame" add something


2004

In 2004, after a hiatus from the music business during the 1990s, Portnoy released the 12-track album "Keeper" which includes the full-length version of "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" add something


2010

In 2010, Portnoy released the 12-track album, "Songs Along The Way", which includes 11 newly penned compositions as well as the demo version of the "Cheers" theme song add something