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The Dick Powell Show (dramatic anthology)

     (NBC Primetime, 1961 - 1963)


Opening Billboard Theme: "Dick's Whistle"

    [for the opening sequence where Powell whistles a tune
     before the THEME begins...published by a division of Four Star
     productions - Vogue Music]

     Composer: Joseph Mullendore (BMI)

     Original Publisher: 
     
     2005 Publisher: Vogue Music (BMI)

     Copyright Date:

     Recordings:
  
    


Opening Teaser Theme: "Nervous"

    [aka: "Nervous Teaser Theme" and "Nervous Jazz Theme";

     This opening teaser sequence was one of the first devices
     on TV which previewed excerpts of the episode before the
     formal opening of the show; this was a radical departure
     from the tradition of 1950s television. This teaser music
     segued into the Main Title theme (below).]

     Composer: Richard Warren Shores (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: BNP Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP)
                         c/o Four Star Television, Inc.
     1998 Publisher: Polygram International (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: 1960, according to liner notes

     Recordings:
          LP: "Themes from the Original Soundtrack of
                     Four-Star Television Productions"
               Dot DLP-3421/25421 (1962)
               conducted by Herschel Burke Gilbert


Main Title and End Credits Theme: "Dick Powell Show Theme"

    [aka: "Dick Powell Theme"]
    [vocal title aka: 
          "More Then Love (Theme from 'The Dick Powell Theatre')"] 

     Composer: music by Herschel Burke Gilbert (ASCAP)
               with lyric added by Carl Sigman (ASCAP)

     Original Publishers: Four Star Television Music Co., Inc. (BMI)

     1998 Publisher: Stars of Polygram International (BMI)

    [copyright info courtesy contributor T. Perrone]
     Instrumental Copyright Date: Dec. 18, 1961; EU 699 436.
     Instrumental Renewal   Date:
 
    [as "More Then Love (Theme from 'The Dick Powell Theatre')"]:
     Vocal Copyright Date: April 29, 1968; EU 50 611.
     Vocal Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
          LP: "Themes from the Original Soundtrack of
                     Four-Star Television Productions"
               Dot DLP-3421/25421 (1962)
               conducted by Herschel Burke Gilbert

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