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Ben Casey (medical drama, starring Vince Edwards)

     (ABC Primetime, 1961 - 1966;
      Syndicated)


Opening Billboard 1: "Ben Casey Motto Signature"

    [Most likely, this refers to the pretentious motto, stated by
     the announcer at the beginning of every episode, which was...
    "Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity";

     Dan Matheson writes that the "quiet celestial" cue behind the
     opening Billboard (which is either this or the one below credited 
     to David Raksin) was also recycled in the Capitol "Hi-Q" library  
     under the title "4-TC-19";

     Since Gerald Fried was also a cue composer of music for the
     series "Star Trek" perhaps this was a foreshadowing of other
     "celestial" cues to come...:-)]

     Composer: Gerald Fried (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Asco Music (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Asco Music (ASCAP),
                        c/o Bing Crosby Productions, Inc.
                        of Santa Monica, CA

     2001 Publisher: Asco Music (ASCAP),
                        c/o Famous Music Corporation
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal Date:

     Recordings:


Opening Billboard 2: "Motto"

    [ASCAP title variations...
     aka: "Motto Theme";
     aka: "Motto Theme & Sig"...

     Most likely, this refers to the pretentious motto, stated by
     the announcer at the beginning of every episode, which was...
    "Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity";

     It's possible that credit for this cue belongs to Gerald Fried;
     but since Raksin wrote the Main Title confusion at the publisher
     caused his name to get associated with it on ASCAP Cue Sheets, 
     or there should be a shared credit with both composers;

     Dan Matheson writes that the "quiet celestial" cue behind the
     opening Billboard (which is either this or the one above credited 
     to Gerald Fried) was also recycled in the Capitol "Hi-Q" library  
     under the title "4-TC-19"]

     Composer: David Raksin (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Asco Music (ASCAP) and
                      Morley Music Co. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publishers: Morley Music Co. (ASCAP)
                         c/o MPL Communications, Inc.
                         of New York, NY

     2001 Publishers: Asco Music (ASCAP)
                         c/o Famous Music Corporation
                         of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Close Theme: "Theme from Ben Casey"

    [aka: "Ben Casey Credits";
     aka: "Ben Casey Symbol (Signature);
     
     Verified also as the THEME in TV Guide article "Looking
     For A Lost Chord?" April 28, 1962, pp. 12-13]

     Composer: David Raksin (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Morley Music Co. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Morley Music Co. (ASCAP)
                     c/o MPL Communications, Inc.
                     of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: August 3, 1961; EP 164 966.
     Renewal Date: January 13, 1989; RE-428-296.

     Recordings:


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