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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"; Old timers will note the
     similarity between the portion of the song which spells...
     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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