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I Dream Of Jeannie (sitcom, starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman)

    (NBC Primetime, 1965 - 1970;
     Reruns and Syndicated)

    [a fantasy sitcom about a U.S. astronaut who lives with a female
     genie he found in an "Alladin's Lamp"-type bottle he found after
     crash-landing on a deserted island...the first season the series
     was filmed only in black and white; for the second series when
     color was introduced a new THEME was written by Hugo Montenegro
     which was a kind of samba that became well known; an animated
     cartoon version was produced for Saturday Mornings 1973 - 1975]


Theme 1 (first season 1965 only): "Jeannie (from the TV show 'Jeannie')"

    [above is the title as filed for copyright; BMI title varation...
     aka: "Jeannie";
     this was a waltz theme by the songwriting team of Goffin & King]

     Composers: Gerald ("Gerry") Goffin (BMI) and
                Carole King (BMI)
               [professional name of Carole Klein]

     1978 Publishers: Screen Gems Music, Inc. (BMI)

     2001 Publishers: Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY
    
     Copyright Date: Dec. 21, 1964; Eu 858 695.
     Renewal   Date: Nov. 20, 1992; RE-597-226.

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (1966 on): "Jeannie (from 'I Dream Of Jeannie')"

    [Above is the title as filed for copyright; The ASCAP database
     title variations include:
     aka: "I Dream Of Jeannie Theme";
     aka: "Jeannie Theme"; 
     aka: "Genie Theme"; BMI database title variations
     aka: "I Dream Of Jeannie Main Title";
     aka: "I Dream Of Jeannie End Credits"

     ASCAP Credits only Buddy Kaye and Hugo Montenegro; 
     BMI Credits only Richard L. Wess and Hugo Montenegro

     this was the perky little samba tune that become well-known]

     Composers: music by Hugo Montenegro (ASCAP/BMI) and
                Richard L. Wess (BMI); with
                lyric by Buddy Kaye (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Colgems Music, Inc. (ASCAP) and
                      Screen Gems Music, Inc. (BMI)

     2001 Publishers: Colgems-EMI Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY; and
                      Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY
    
     Copyright Date: Dec. 18, 1966; EP 232 762.
     Renewal   Date: Dec. 29, 1994; RE-686-111.

     Recordings:


Adaptation/Vocal Satire: "Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble"

    [Above is the title as filed for copyright;

     A postscript...
     20 years after the TV series first aired, a satirical version
     of the TV THEME with new pop song lyrics was introduced, which
     featured rapper "D. J. Jazzy Jeff" and Will Smith, an actor/singer
     who had starred in the TV Series "Fresh Prince of Bel Air", who
     went on to become a major motion picture star; 

     ASCAP lists all four names below as writers in its listing, and
     a title variation aka: "All The Girls In The World Ain't..."
     
     ]

     Composers: music by Hugo Montenegro (ASCAP/BMI),
                lyric by Buddy Kaye (ASCAP),
                adaptation by Willard ("Will"/"Fresh Prince") Smith (ASCAP),
                and  Jeffrey ("Jazzy Jeff") Townes  (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.  (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY; and
                     Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY
    
     Creation Date: 1986

     Copyright Date: July 29, 1987; PA-338-781.

     Recordings:














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