Joseph J. Lilley

Joseph J. Lilley (August 16, 1913 – January 1, 1971) was an American composer, songwriter and orchestrator. He worked for Paramount Studios from 1943 and was involved in many of the studio's successful musicals. Lilley was nominated at the 32nd Academy Awards for Li'l Abner in Best Musical Score.[1]

Joseph J. Lilley
Born(1913-08-16)August 16, 1913
DiedJanuary 1, 1971(1971-01-01) (aged 57)
  • Composer
  • songwriter
  • orchestrator


Content in this edit is translated from the existing French Wikipedia article at fr:Joseph J. Lilley; see its history for attribution.


Lilley collaborated on a number of songs, the most successful of which was "(I've Got Spurs That) Jingle Jangle Jingle" written with Frank Loesser. This was a huge hit for Kay Kyser in 1942.[2]


  1. ^ "Joseph J. Lilley". IMDb.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 263. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.

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