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 The Price Is Right (quiz show)

    (NBC Daytime,   1956 - 1963;
     NBC Primetime, 1957 - 1963;
     ABC Daytime,   1963 - 1965;
     ABC Primetime, 1963 - 1964;
     Syndicated Daytime Version 1972 - 1979;
     CBS Primetime, 1972 - 2007;
     other versions followed in Syndication) 
     
    [Bill Cullen was the host of this quiz show from its
     inception in 1956 through the 1964 version; Then for the
     Syndicated daytime version Dennis James hosted it from
     1972 to 1979; 
     
     FBob Barker hosted the most long-running version on
     CBS Primetime from 1972 - 2007.
     
     Since 2007 a number of hosts have attempted to fill
     Barker's shoes as the producers kept trying to extend
     the franchise -- among them were Tom Kennedy, Doug
     Davidson and Drew Carey.


Theme 1: "Sixth Finger Tune"

    [according to contributor D. Schwartz this piece was
     originally was written for a play called "Sixth Finger
     in a Five Fingered Glove."]

     Composer: Charles Strouse (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Empress Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                         of New York, NY

     1978 Publisher: Empress Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Frank Music Corp. (ASCAP), of
                        of New York, NY

    [copyright date courtesy contributor T. Perrone]
     Copyright Date: Oct. 1, 1956; EP 103 615.
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:
          45rpm: by Sonny Burke and his Orchestra, 
                 featuring whistler Muzzy Marcelino
                 Decca 9-30132


Theme 2: "Price Is Right Theme"

    [author verified by contributor D. Schwartz]

     Composer: Robert W. ("Bob") Cobert (ASCAP/BMI)

     Original Publisher: [unknown]

     1998 Publisher:   [unknown]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 3: "Price Is Right (Closing Theme)"

    [ASCAP Repertoire title variation
     cross reference from above title...
     aka: "157 (CL/THEME)"]

     Composer: Susan Otto (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed without publisher]

     1998 Publisher: [listed without publisher]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 4 (for 1972 Syndicated version): "New Price Is Right Theme"

     Composer: Sheila Cole (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Goodson-Todman Assoc. Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Mark Goodson Productions, LLC (ASCAP),
                        D/B/A Leosel Ennterprises,
                        All American Communications, Inc.,
                        of Santa Monica, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 5: "Price Is Right Theme"

     Composer: Warwick Harvey Turk (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher:

     1998 Publisher: [none listed]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 6 (for CBS version): "Price Is Right Theme"

     [Robert Israel was added to the list of writers
     in the 1998 ASCAP database, presumably because his company
     "Score Productions" hired Sheila Cole to write the THEME
     as a "work for hire".]
     
     Composers: Sheila Cole (ASCAP), and
                Robert A. Israel (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: Goodson-Todman Assoc. Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publishers: Mark Goodson Productions LLC (ASCAP),
                         D/B/A Leosel Ennterprises
                         All American Communications, Inc.,
                         of Santa Monica, CA; and
                      Togo Music (BMI),
                         c/o Score Productions,
                         of New York, NY
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Theme 7 (on current CBS version): "The Price Is Right Theme"

    [Kalehoff THEME writer credit on the CBS.com Web Site under
     "Price is Right"; He most likely created the THEME as a "work for
     hire for Robert Arnold Israel (BMI), president of "Score Productions".]

     Composers: Edd Kalehoff (BMI)
              [professional name of Edward Woodley Kalehoff], and
                Robert A. Israel (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [not listed]

     1998 Publishers: Togo Music (BMI),
                         c/o Score Productions,
                         of New York, NY
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:

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