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The Dean Martin Show / Dean Martin Comedy Hour (comedy variety)

    (NBC Primetime, 1965 - 1974)

    [although comedy skits had been a part of "The Dean Martin Show" 
     from the beginning, more regular comedy teams were added beginning
     in 1970; The name and format shift to "The Dean Martin Comedy Hour"
     occurred in 1973;

     From 1968 - 1971 a series of summer-replacement series aired; 
     The first one was called "Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers
     Show"; which see...]


Theme: "Everybody Loves Somebody"

    [Above is title as filed for copyright; ASCAP 2001 database
     title aka: "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime", which is the
     first line of the lyric and the title most people seem to
     remember; 
     
     This song co-written by Martin's piano accompanist Ken Lane,
     was a signature tune long associated with Dean Martin; but was
     first recorded by Martin's "rat-pack" pal Frank Sinatra, whose 
     1948 recording of the song reached #25 on the Billboard chart; 

     Although Lane and Taylor are credited composers on the filing
     for copyright, Sam Coslow is also given credit in more recent
     ASCAP database listings.]

     Composers: music by Ken Lane (ASCAP) and
                Sam Coslow (ASCAP), with
                lyric by Irving Taylor (ASCAP)

     1983 Publisher: Sands Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Sands Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                        of Burbank, CA

     Copyright Date: 1948, EP 27 773.
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (circa 1970 - 1971): "(A) Whole Lot Of Lovin' (Sig)"

    [above is title in ASCAP database]

     Composers: Van Alexander (ASCAP),
                Leroy Franklin ("Lee") Hale (ASCAP), and
                Geoffrey Clarkson (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Barrump-Bump Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: Barrump-Bump Publishing Co. (ASCAP), and
                      Banham Publishing (BMI)
                         of Dallas, TX

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


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