Bat Masterson (western, starring Gene Barry)

     (NBC Primetime, 1958 - 1961)


Theme 1: "Bat Masterson"

    [above is title as filed for copyright;
     BMI title aka: "Bat Masterson's Theme", BMI also incorrectly
     spelled the composer Havens Wray's name as "Ravens Wray".
     But "Havens Wray" is the name on the printed sheet music.
     
     It is likely that David Rose or other ZIV-TV ghost writer
     authored this composition. Rose was an ASCAP writer. So perhaps
     that is why a fictitious name had to be invented for the BMI
     publisher's copyright registration and royalty collection.
     
     The copyright would have been renewed in 1986, but a search of
     online copyright records revealed nothing by this title, and no
     results for "Ravens Wray", "Havens Wray" or "Bart Corwin."]

     Composer: music by Havens Wray (BMI)
              [possible pseudonym of David D. Rose], and
               words by Bart Corwin (BMI)

     Original Publisher: Esteem Music Corp (BMI),
                         c/o Ziv Television Programs, Inc.

     1997 Publisher: EMI/Unart Catalog, Inc. (BMI)
                         of New York, NY
                         
     2018 Publisher: EMI/Unart Catalog, Inc. (BMI)
                         of Nashville, TN

     Copyright Date: Oct. 8, 1958; EP 130 589.
     Renewal   Date: [none found via copyright search]

     Recordings:
         LP: "Hit Instrumentals From TV Western Themes"
              Al Caiola, his Guitar and Orchestra
              United Artists UAL-3161/UAS-6161 (1961)

         LP: "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2"
              TeeVee Toons Records TVT 1200 (1986)

         CD: "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2"
              TeeVee Toons Records TVT 1200 CD (1986)


Theme 2: "Bat Masterson"

    [Theme credit on album jacket of "The Stripper and other
     Family Songs" -- possibly the theme above if "Havens Wray"
     is a pseudonym of David Rose when doing ZIV/BMI work.]

     Composer: David D. Rose (ASCAP)
     
     1978 Publisher: [no listing in ASCAP]
     
     1997 Publisher:   [no listing in ASCAP or BMI]
     
     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


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