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Mickey Mouse Club, The [#1] (children's variety show, hosted by Jimmie Dodd)

    (ABC Weekday afternoons, 1955 - 1959;
     Syndicated)

    [Jimmie Dodd was the adult host of the show which featured a
     group of children wearing "Mickey Mouse Ears" called 
    "The Mouseketeers"; The series was also Syndicated throughout
     the 1960s through early 1970s;

     A revival was attempted in 1977 called "The New Mickey Mouse
     Club" which included a new set of young faces drawn from 
     many different cultures, which see]


Opening Billboard: "Show Identity Billboard"

    [ASCAP titles: "Mickey Mouse Billboard (195_)";
     and "Mickey Mouse Emblem"]

    [theme and composer credit in "TV Theme Soundtrack Directory"
     by Craig W. Pattillo]

     Composer: Joseph S. Dubin (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Co. (ASCAP)
	  
     2000 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)
                        c/o Disney Music Publishing
                        of Burbank, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "Mickey Mouse March"

    [aka: "The Mickey Mouse Club March";
     aka: "Mickey Mouse Mambo";
     
     The "Mickey Mouse Mambo" by Jimmie Dodd was named as the THEME
     in the TV Guide article "It Seems To Me I've Heard That Theme 
     Before", July 28, 1956, pp. 12-13; But the "Mambo" seems to 
     just be a short-lived arrangement of the "Mickey Mouse March."

     Old timers will note the similarity between the portion of the
     song which goes...
     M - I - C,  K - E - Y,  M - O - U - S - E... and the melody of
     M - I - S,  S - I - S,  S - I - P - P - I... from the vaudeville
     song "Mississippi", the signature song of Frances White; Perhaps
     this was an "in joke" or just an unconscious derivation...]

     Composer: Jimmie Dodd (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Co. (ASCAP
	  
     2000 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)
                        c/o Disney Music Publishing
                        of Burbank, CA

     Copyright Date: July 1, 1955; Eu 402 933.
     Renewal Date:  Sep. 27, 1983; RE-177-376.

     Recordings:


First Season Close Theme 3: "Mouseketeer Theme"

    [According to the "TV Theme Soundtrack Directory" by Craig
     Pattillo, this THEME was only used in live broadcasts during
     the first season, but never in Syndication.]

     Composer: Jimmie Dodd (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Co. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)
                        c/o Disney Music Publishing
                        of Burbank, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal Date:

     Recordings:


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