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The Match Game (game show, starring Gene Rayburn)

    [This Goodson-Todman game show changed its title over the
     years, but the format remained very much the same -- two
     teams of three people each -- containing a celebrity and
     two non-celebrities contestants -- compete for prizes...
     while filling in the blanks of a sentence on the game board;

     In the 1983 version, the winners from "The Match Game"
     went on to play "Hollywood Squares" in the second half
     of the hour;

     During 1990 - 1991, ABC tried to revive the show on its
     Daytime schedule with M.C. Ross Shafer]
 
    (NBC Daytime,   1962 - 1969 as "The Match Game";
     CBS Daytime,   1973 - 1979 as "Match Game '73/'74/etc.";
     Syndicated,    1975 - 1982 as "Match Game P.M.";
     NBC Primetime, 1983 - 1984 
                    as "The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour";
     ABC Daytime,   1990 - 1991 as "The Match Game")


Theme 1 (NBC): "A Swingin' Safari"

    [Legal title, as per BMI...
     aka: "Bailando En El Safari";

     Composer Kaempfert was a German-born orchestra leader
     who often used African Kwela music influences in his
     arrangements and compositions; this pop instrumental
     had been on worldwide pop charts ;

     Curiously, the version used on the air was not the 
     Kaempfert original, but the one recorded by American
     Billy Vaughn and his Orchestra which had reached #13
     in 1962 on the American Top-40 charts]

     Composer: Bert Kaempfert (GEMA, affil. with BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publisher: Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     U.S. Copyright Date: June 12, 1962; Eu 724 791.
     U.S. Renewal   Date: Aug.  3, 1990; RE-488-633.

     Recordings:
           CD: TV Quiz and Game Show Themes (2000)
              [a production of "The Game Show Network"]
               Varèse Sarabande Records 302 066 159 2


Theme 2 (CBS): "The Opening"

     Composer: Morrie ("M.") Krantz (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI)

     2000 Publisher: EMI-Blackwood Music Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 3 (CBS and Syndicated): "Match Game Opening and Closing"

    [BMI alternate titles...
     aka: "Match Game Open";
     aka: "Match Game Opening";
     aka: "Match Game Opening Theme";
     aka: "Match Game Closing";
     aka: "Match Game Closing Theme"]

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

     2001 Publishers: Togo Music (BMI)
                        c/o Sojourn Productions
                        a div. of Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                        of Santa Monica, CA; and
                      Keep Music Co. (BMI)
                        c/o Sojourn Productions
                        a div. of Mark Goodson Productions, L.L.C.
                        of Santa Monica, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
           CD: TV Classic Game Show Themes (1998)
              [a production of "The Game Show Network"]
               Varèse Sarabande Records VSD-5881


Theme 4: "The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Theme"

    [above is title as filed for copyright; BMI title variations...
     aka: "The Match Game Theme"; 

     Composer Kalehoff also worked for Score Productions at one
     point; so it's possible this THEME was written as a work
     for hire for Robert Israel's "Score Productions" and is 
     the same as #3 above]

     Composer: Edward Woodley ("Edd") Kalehoff (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: Maxrex Productions (BMI)
                        c/o Edd Kalehoff Productions, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: Nov. 2, 1983; PAu-559-476.

     Recordings:


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