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One Life To Live (soap opera)

     (ABC Daytime, 1968 - present)

     [Some theme information after 1980 courtesy Soap Opera music expert
      David R. Jackson, who has several screen shots of the various
      "As The World Turns" openings over the years on his web page
      at http://lavender.fortunecity.com/indemnity/439/oltl.html]


Theme 1 (1968 - 1975): "One Life To Live"

    [Theme and composer credit in "TV Theme Soundtrack Directory"
     by Craig Patillo]

     Composer: Charles F. Paul (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [not found in 1978 ASCAP Index of
                          Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publisher: [not found in ASCAP 2001 database]

     Copyright Date: July 5, 1968; Eu 61 993.

     Renewal   Date: [not found]

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (1975 - 1984): "O. L. T. L."

    [above is title as filed for copyright;
     BMI title aka: "One Life To Live"]

     Composer: Jack Urbont (BMI)

     Orig. Publisher: ABC/Dunhill Music, Inc. (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: ABC Circle Music, Inc. (BMI)
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: May 12, 1980; PAu-199-951.

     Recordings:


Theme 3 (1984 - 1991): "One Life To Live"

    [above is title as filed for copyright; ASCAP title
     aka: "One Life To Live Theme (Opening & Closing)"; BMI titles
     aka: "One Life To Live Theme Open"; and
     aka: "One Life To Live Theme Close";

     vocal lyric was added a year later in 1986]

     Composers: music by Dave Grusin (ASCAP/BMI), with
                lyric added by Charles Randolph ("Randy") Goodrum (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publishers: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP), and
                       Roaring Fork Music (BMI)

     2001 Publishers: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o ABC Television Network
                        of New York, NY; and
                      Roaring Fork Music (BMI)
                        c/o Ensign Music Corp.
                        of New York, NY

     Vocal Version Copyright Date: Oct. 28, 1986; PAu-828-457.

     Recordings:


Theme 4 (1991 - 1995): "One Life To Live Theme"

    [above is title as filed for copyright; ASCAP database title
     aka: "One Life To Live (Opening & Closing)"

     This was an instrumental tune, not to be confused with the next two
     THEMEs which were also a different composition which Holdridge
     co-wrote with David Nichtern, and with vocal lyric for the close.]

     Composer: Lee Elwood Holdridge (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o ABC Television Network
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: July 27, 1992; PAu-1-658-664.
     Recordings:


Open Theme 5 (1995 - present): "One Life To Live Theme"

     Composers: Lee Elwood Holdridge (ASCAP), and
                David Nichtern (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o ABC Television Network
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: [not found]

     Recordings:


Close Theme 6 (1995 - present): "One Life To Live (Closing Theme)"

     Composers: Lee Elwood Holdridge (ASCAP),
                Kevin D. Bents (ASCAP), and
                David Nichtern (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: American Broadcasting Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o ABC Television Network
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: [not found]

     Recordings:


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