born on 14/2/1912 in Liverpool, North West England, United Kingdom
died on 8/11/1971 in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jack Brooks (lyricist)
Jack Brooks (14 February 1912 – 8 November 1971) was an English-American lyricist.
Brooks was born in Liverpool, England. He wrote a large number of lyrics of popular songs, including "Ole Buttermilk Sky" (with Hoagy Carmichael) "That's Amore" (with Harry Warren) and "(Roll Along) Wagon Train" (with Sammy Fain) the second theme used on the television program, Wagon Train.
Brooks also wrote the lyrics for many songs in movies, such as "Let Me Be a People" and "Turn It On" in comedian Jerry Lewis' film, Cinderfella (1960).
He died in Los Angeles, California.
- Jack Brooks at the Internet Movie Database