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My Three Sons (sitcom, starring Fred MacMurray)

    (ABC Primetime, 1960 - 1965;
     CBS Primetime, 1965 - 1972)


Theme 1: "Theme from 'My Three Sons'"

    [aka: "My Three Sons";

     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "Looking
     For A Lost Chord?" April 28, 1962, pp. 12-13;
     
     This piece is the most well-known THEME associated with the series,
     and it has had many commercial recordings. It is not known if the 
     THEMES that follow below were ever used for the "Main Title" or
    "End Credits" music. 
    
     Usually interior cues are listed in ASCAP as something like
     "My Three Sons Cues". Those below just have the series title. 
    
     William G. Loose was the composer of the "Donna Reed Show" THEME,
     among others. So the following compositions are listed below as
     "theme possibilities [under investigation].

     Composer: Frank Denny De Vol (ASCAP)

     Original Publishers: Don Michael Music Co. Inc. (BMI), and
                          Meridian Music Corp. (BMI)
                         [credited on recordings]

     2000 Publisher: Don Michael Inc. (BMI)
                        of Paradise Valley, AZ
                    [BMI publishing wing of Don Fedderson Productions]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings: by Frank DeVol and his Orchestra


Theme 2 [under investigation]: "My Three Sons"

     Composer: Leigh Harline (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Dana-Don Inc. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Dana-Don Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of Paradise Valley, AZ
                    [ASCAP publishing wing of Don Fedderson Productions]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 3 [under investigation]: "My Three Sons"

     Composer: William G. ("Bill") Loose (ASCAP/BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [not listed in ASCAP Performance Index of 1978]

     1986 Publisher: Sam Fox Publishing Co. Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of Scottsdale, AZ

     2002 Publishers: [for current Title, Publisher and Licensing
                       information regarding this THEME...
                       contact Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and
                       the American Society of Composers, Authors
                       and Publishers (ASCAP)]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


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