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Concentration / Classic Concentration (game show)

    (NBC Daytime, 1958 - 1973;
     NBC Primetime, 1958;
     NBC Primetime, 1961;
     Syndicated, 1973 - 1978;
     Syndicated, 1987 - 1991 as "Classic Concentration")

    [This long-running game show was hosted at various times
     by Hugh Downs (later co-host of ABC's "20-20" newsmagazine),
     by Jack Barry (co-producer of Barry-Enright Productions) which
     became infamous in the Quiz Show scandals surrounding "21"
     dramatized in the motion picture "Quiz Show" in the 1990s);

     The ubiquitous Jack Narz hosted the syndicated revival by 
     Goodson-Todman Productions in the 1970s; and the 1987
     Goodson-Todman revival called "Classic Concentration" 
     was hosted by Alex Trebek;

     The game of "Concentration" was based on the common picture 
     puzzle which often appeared in newspapers of the 1930s and
     1940s, known as a "rebus" -- which represents a common phrase 
     or colloquial saying]


Theme 1 (NBC, 1958 - 1961): "Concentration"

     Composer: Paul Taubman (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 1978 
                      ASCAP Index Of Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 2001 
                      ASCAP ACE Repertoire database]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


OpenTheme 2 (NBC, 1961 - 1973): "Opening Signature -- Concentration"

    [above is title as filed for copyright and in the BMI database;
     not listed in the ASCAP database, but other cues by Milton
     Kaye for "Concentration" are published by Anne-Rachel Music]

     Composers: Milton Kaye (ASCAP) and
                Shannon Bolin (BMI)
               [professional name of Shannon Bolin Kaye]

     1978 Publisher: [not listed in the 1978 
                      ASCAP Index Of Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publishers: Anne-Rachel Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         c/o Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
                         of Los Angeles, CA;
                      Alley Music Corp. (BMI)
                         c/o Carlin America, Inc.
                         of New York, NY; and
                      Trio Music Co., Inc. (BMI)
                         c/o Leiber & Stoller
                         of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: May 15, 1961; Eu 670 644.
     Renewal   Date: May  2, 1989; RE-437-902.

     Recordings:


CloseTheme 3 (NBC, 1961 - 1973): "Concentration (Closing Theme)"

    [above is title as filed for copyright and in the BMI database;
     not listed in the ASCAP database, but other cues by Milton
     Kaye for "Concentration" are published by Anne-Rachel Music]

     Composers: Milton Kaye (ASCAP) and
                Shannon Bolin (BMI)
               [professional name of Shannon Bulin]

     1978 Publisher: [not listed in the 1978 
                      ASCAP Index Of Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publishers: Anne-Rachel Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         c/o Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
                         of Los Angeles, CA;
                      Alley Music Corp. (BMI)
                         c/o Carlin America, Inc.
                         of New York, NY; and
                      Trio Music Co., Inc. (BMI)
                         c/o Leiber & Stoller
                         of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 518.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-917.

     Recordings:


Other Cues (NBC, 1961 - 1973): [Other "Concentration Cues"]

    [below are cue titles as filed for copyright; some are also listed 
     in the BMI database; some cues by Milton Kaye for "Concentration"
     are listed in the ASCAP database as published by Anne-Rachel 
     Music Corporation (ASCAP)]

     Composers: Milton Kaye (ASCAP) and
                Shannon Bolin (BMI)
               [professional name of Shannon Bulin]

     1978 Publisher: Anne-Rachel Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: Anne-Rachel Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         c/o Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
                         of Los Angeles, CA;
                      Alley Music Corp. (BMI)
                         c/o Carlin America, Inc.
                         of New York, NY; and
                      Trio Music Co., Inc. (BMI)
                         c/o Leiber & Stoller
                         of Los Angeles, CA

    [Cue title "In This Corner"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 507.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-894.

    [Cue title "Victory Polka"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 508.
     Renewal   Date: May  16, 1989; RE-438-127.

    [Cue title "Ricky Ticky Piano"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 509.
     Renewal   Date: May  16, 1989; RE-438-103.

    [Cue title "Prize Recap and Victory Polka Tag"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 510.
     Renewal   Date: May  16, 1989; RE-438-104.

    [Cue title "Happy Days"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 512.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-896.

    [Cue title "The Business Man's Bounce"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 513.
     Renewal   Date: May  16, 1989; RE-437-916.

    [Cue title "Here We Go Again"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 514.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-897.

    [Cue title "Don't Go Away"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 515.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-898.

    [Cue title "How Lucky Can You Get?"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 516.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-899.

    [Cue title "Hum A Happy Tune"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1961; Eu 668 517.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-900.

    [Cue title "Bonus Prize"]:
     Copyright Date: May 17, 1961; Eu 671 489.
     Renewal   Date: May  2, 1989; RE-437-918.

    [Cue title "A Bit Of Boating"]:
     Copyright Date: May 17, 1961; Eu 671 490.
     Renewal   Date: May  2, 1989; RE-437-919.

    [Cue title "Luxury"]:
     Copyright Date: June 5, 1961; Eu 674 042.
     Renewal   Date: May  2, 1989; RE-437-903.

    [Cue title "Cowpoke Serenade"]:
     Copyright Date: June 28, 1961; Eu 676 988.
     Renewal   Date: May   2, 1989; RE-437-905.

    [Cue title "Cafe Paris (from 'Concentration'--night time)"]:
     Copyright Date: Aug. 4, 1961; Eu 681 673.
     Renewal   Date: May  2, 1989; RE-437-923.

    [Cue title "A Sound Of Spain" (from 'Concentration'--night time)"]:
     Copyright Date: Aug. 4, 1961; Eu 681 674.
     Renewal   Date: May 16, 1989; RE-438-110.

    [Cue title "Facing The Music (from 'Concentration'--daytime")]:
     Copyright Date: Dec. 27, 1962; Eu 750 595.
     Renewal   Date: May  11, 1990; RE-480-981.

    [Cue title "Gong From Hong Kong (Daytime Concentration--NBC)"]:
     Copyright Date: June  6, 1962; Eu 722 748.
     Renewal   Date: June 22, 1990; RE-486-959.


     Recordings:


Open Theme 4 (Syndicated, 1973 - 1978): "Concentration Opening"

     Composers: Edward Woodley ("Edd") Kalehoff (BMI) and
                Robert Arnold ("Bob") Israel (BMI) and
               [president of the New York music
                    production company, "Score Productions"]

     2001 Publishers: Keep Music Co. (BMI)
                         c/o Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                         of Santa Monica, CA; and
                      Sound Services, Inc. (BMI)
                         c/o Score Productions, Inc.
                         of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Close Theme 5 (Syndicated, 1973 - 1978): "Concentration Close"

     Composers: Edward Woodley ("Edd") Kalehoff (BMI) and
                Robert Arnold ("Bob") Israel (BMI) and
               [president of the New York music
                    production company, "Score Productions"]

     2001 Publishers: Keep Music Co. (BMI)
                         c/o Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                         of Santa Monica, CA; and
                      Sound Services, Inc. (BMI)
                         c/o Score Productions, Inc.
                         of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Open Theme 6 (Syndicated, 1987 - 1991): "Classic Concentration Opening"

     Composer: Robert Arnold ("Bob") Israel (BMI)
              [president of the New York music
                   production company, "Score Productions"]

     2001 Publisher: Keep Music Co. (BMI)
                        c/o Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                        of Santa Monica, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Close Theme 7 (Syndicated, 1987 - 1991): "Classic Concentration Closing"

     Composer: Robert Arnold ("Bob") Israel (BMI)
              [president of the New York music
               production company, "Score Productions"]

     2001 Publisher: Keep Music Co. (BMI)
                        c/o Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                        of Santa Monica, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


































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