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The Jimmy Dean Show (musical-variety)

    (CBS Daytime, 1957 - 1959 as "The C.B.S. Country Music Show";
     CBS Primetime, 1957;
     ABC Primetime, 1963 - 1966 as "The Jimmy Dean Show";
     Syndicated, 1973 - 1975 as "The Jimmy Dean Show")

    [aka: "The C.B.S. Country Music Show";

     Texas vocalist Jimmy Dean who first made a hit with his deep
     voice singing "Big Bad John", hosted a country music variety
     series that evolved over several time slots and formats;

     His first series was a CBS Daytime show that lasted two years;
     a Prime Time show on the same network lasted only a short time;

     Five years later he was back on ABC for another try, hosting a
     weekly Prime Time series that lasted for three seasons;

     Seven years later he hosted a syndicated series with the same 
     name which was produced from 1973 - 1975;

     Overall, his television series aired for a total of seven years
     which is a respectable track record for anyone -- especially a
     recording artist who also tours playing concerts;

     Later in his life Jimmy Dean fronted a food products line that
     included sausages and other delights which he promoted in some
     friendly commercials with his brand name]


Theme 1: "Theme Song For The C.B.S. Country Music Show"

    [above is title as filed for copyright;
     aka: "Country Music Show"]

     Composers: Jimmy Dean (BMI) and
                Connie B. Gay (not-affiliated)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publishers: Universal-Cedarwood Publishing (BMI)
                         div. of Universal-Songs of Polygram
                                 International, Inc.
                         of Chicago, IL

     Copyright Date: Apr.  3, 1957; Eu 474 217.
     Renewal   Date: Sep. 23, 1985; RE-259-197.

     Recording:


Theme 2: "Love Thy Neighbor"

    [THEME verified by collector R. Clark;

     This song standard first appeared in the 1934 motion picture
    "We're Not Dressing" starring Bing Crosby and Carole Lombard;
     Jimmy Dean's basso performance rivals crooner Bing on this one]

     Composers: Harry Revel (ASCAP) and
                Mack Gordon (ASCAP)

     Composition Date: 1934

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: De Sylva, Brown & Henderson (ASCAP) 
                        c/o Chappell & Co., Inc. 
                        div. of Warner-Chappell Music
                        of Los Angeles, CA; and
                      W B Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        div. of Warner Bros., Inc.
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 3 (1963): "Jimmy Dean"

    [above is the title as filed for copyright;
     Peter Matz music credit in "TV Theme Soundtrack Directory"
     by Craig Pattillo]

     Composer: Peter Matz (BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publishers: [not found in ASCAP or BMI databases]

     Copyright Date: Aug. 21, 1963; Eu 785 835.
     Renewal   Date: Jun. 24, 1991; RE-534-491.

     Recording:


Theme 4 (1973??): "Get On Now (The Jimmy Dean Show)"

     Composers: Peter Matz (BMI) and
                Jimmy Dean (BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publisher: Banham Publishing Co. (BMI)
                        of Dallas, TX

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:

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