Link Wray

Soundtrack, Music Department

Soundtrack, Music Department


Rock'n'roll musician Link Wray reigns supreme as one of the best, most important, influential, and innovative guitarists to emerge from the 1950's. Wray was the creator of the power-chord and was one of the first musicians to experiment with both distortion and the burning fuzz-tone guitar sound in his instrumental recordings; his harsh and raw, ...
Birth date
1929-05-02
Death date
2005-11-05
Awards
1 win.
Height
5' 7" (1.7 m)

Known For


12 Monkeys
12 Monkeys
Soundtrack (1995)
Independence Day
Independence Day
Soundtrack (1996)
Desperado
Desperado
Soundtrack (1995)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackLife on Earth?
(Short) (performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
2020
SoundtrackInside the Factory
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020) - Liqueurs (2020) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
SoundtrackFord v Ferrari
(performer: "Ace of Spades") / (writer: "Ace of Spades")
2019
SoundtrackBarry
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - The Show Must Go On, Probably? (2019) ... (performer: "La De Da")
2019
SoundtrackThe Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter
(performer: "La De Da")
2018
SoundtrackTones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018) - New York (2018) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
SoundtrackThe Vietnam War
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode) - A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) (2017) ... (performer: "Tail Dragger")
2017
SoundtrackRumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
(Documentary) (performer: "Rumble", "Jack the Ripper", "Trail of the Lonesome Pine") / (writer: "Rumble", "Jack the Ripper", "Black River Swamp")
2017
SoundtrackTyrant
(Short) (performer: "Vendetta") / (writer: "Vendetta")
2016
SoundtrackRoadies
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Life Is a Carnival (2016) ... (performer: "Tail Dragger" - uncredited)
2016
SoundtrackWimbledon
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015) - 2015: Day 4, Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited) - 2015: Day 4, Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
SoundtrackLambert & Stamp
(Documentary) (performer: "Comanche") / (writer: "Comanche")
2014
SoundtrackThe Legend of El
(Short) (performer: "Switchblade") / (writer: "Switchblade")
2013
SoundtrackTomorrow You're Gone
(performer: "Genocide") / (writer: "Genocide")
2012
SoundtrackRock 'n' Roll High School 101
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012) - Surf Music (2012) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
SoundtrackLawless
(writer: "Fire and Brimstone")
2012
SoundtrackWhen Ali Came to Britain
(TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
2012
SoundtrackDylan Moran: Yeah, Yeah
(Documentary) (performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
2011
SoundtrackDeath Grips: Spread Eagle Cross the Block
(Video short) (writer: "Spread Eagle Cross the Block")
2011
SoundtrackThe Bowler
(Documentary short) (performer: "Fatback", "The Wild One")
2010
SoundtrackBig River Man
(Documentary) (performer: "Switchblade") / (writer: "Switchblade")
2009
SoundtrackIt Might Get Loud
(Documentary) (performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
2008
SoundtrackRiding Giants
(Documentary) (performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
2004
SoundtrackConfessions of a Dangerous Mind
(performer: "The Swag") / (writer: "The Swag")
2002
SoundtrackBlow
(performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
2001
SoundtrackThe Lone Gunmen
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Bond, Jimmy Bond (2001) ... (performer: "Switchblade")
2001
SoundtrackRoswell
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Convention (2000) ... (writer: "Jack The Ripper" - uncredited)
2000
SoundtrackThe Sopranos
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999) - Pilot (1999) ... (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
SoundtrackRobinson in Space
(Documentary) (writer: "Jack the Ripper")
1997
SoundtrackIndependence Day
(performer: "Rumble") / (writer: "Rumble")
1996
Soundtrack12 Monkeys
(performer: "Comanche" (1959)) / (writer: "Comanche" (1959))
1995
SoundtrackDesperado
(performer: "Jack The Ripper") / (writer: "Jack The Ripper")
1995
SoundtrackLove and a .45
(writer: "Comanche")
1994
SoundtrackDead Beat
(performer: "Rumble", "Jack the Ripper", "Ace of Spades") / (writer: "Rumble", "Jack the Ripper", "Ace of Spades")
1994
SoundtrackRoadracers
(TV Movie) (performer: "The Shadow Knows", "Genocide", "Rumble") / (writer: "The Shadow Knows", "Genocide", "Ace of Spades", "Rumble")
1994
SoundtrackRebel Highway
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1994) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) - Roadracers (1994) ... (performer: "The Shadow Knows", "Genocide", "Ace of Spades", "Rumble") / (writer: "Genocide") / (writer: "The Shadow Knows", "Ace of Spades", "Rumble")
SoundtrackPulp Fiction
(performer: "Ace Of Spades", "Rumble") / (writer: "Ace Of Spades", "Rumble")
1994
SoundtrackThis Boy's Life
(performer: "Rawhide")
1993
SoundtrackThe Cherry Bombz: Live from London
(Video documentary) (lyrics: "Gimme Good Loving") / (writer: "Gimme Good Loving")
1986
SoundtrackSid and Nancy
(performer: "Good Rockin' Tonite")
1986
SoundtrackHorror House on Highway Five
(performer: "Rumble", "I'm Branded", "Jack the Ripper", "Hang On") / (writer: "Rumble", "I'm Branded", "Jack the Ripper", "Hang On")
1985
SoundtrackStreets of Fire
(writer: "Rumble")
1984
SoundtrackBreathless
(performer: "Jack The Ripper") / (writer: "Jack The Ripper")
1983
SoundtrackSon of Svengoolie
(TV Series) (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
1978
SoundtrackPink Flamingos
("The Swag") / (performer: "The Swag")
1972
SoundtrackScreaming Yellow Theatre
(TV Series) (performer: "Rumble" - uncredited)
1970
SoundtrackMondo Trasho
(performer: "Jack the Ripper", "Rumble") / (writer: "Jack the Ripper", "Rumble")
1969
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentJohnny Suede
(composer: additional music)
1991
RoleTitleYear
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Gena Lee Nolin/Scott Thompson/Link Wray (1998) ... Self - Musical Guest
1998
SelfOff Beat
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 17 February 1989 (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfWhistle Test
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.37 (1978) ... Self - Episode #4.36 (1975) ... Self
1975-1978
SelfRock Concert
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.22 (1978) ... Self
1978
SelfThe Dick Clark Show
(TV Series) Self - Performer / Self - Episode #2.29 (1959) ... Self - Performer - Episode #2.28 (1959) ... Self - Performer - Episode #1.13 (1958) ... Self
1958-1959
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageRumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
(Documentary) Self
2017
Archive footageThe Joy of the Guitar Riff
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2014
Archive footageIt Might Get Loud
(Documentary) Self
2008