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Paul Hyde was born in Yorkshire, England and emigrated to Vancouver island in Canada sometime in the 1970s. There he met Bob Rock and they formed the new-wave/punk rock group called Payola$. Payola$ had a hit with their first single 'China Boys', and were picked up by A & M records. Payola$ released 4 albums and one EP, winning 4 Junos and ... See full bio »

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Real Genius Soundtrack
American Boyfriends Soundtrack
Valley Girl Soundtrack


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 2011 Bloodied But Unbowed: Uncut (Documentary) (writer: "China Boys")
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Briggitte Reinholt (2009) ... (writer: "Eyes of a Stranger" - uncredited)
 2009 Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Eyes of a Stranger")
 2008 Fifty Dead Men Walking (performer: "We Will Have Won")
 1989 American Boyfriends (lyrics: "On The Day That I Go") / (music: "On The Day That I Go") / (performer: "On The Day That I Go")
 1985 Tears Are Not Enough (Documentary) ("Tears Are Not Enough")
 1985 Real Genius (performer: "You're the Only Love")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Tears Are Not Enough")
 1983 Valley Girl (writer: "Eyes of a Stranger" - as P. Hyde)
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 1990 E.N.G. (TV Series)
- Fools Rush In (1990) ... Gunner
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 2019 One Life No Regrets (Documentary)
 2011 Bloodied But Unbowed: Uncut (Documentary)
 2009 Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Payola$
 1985 Tears Are Not Enough (Documentary)

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