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Roy Rogers Show, The (western, with Dale Evans)

    (NBC Sunday Afternoons, 1951 - 1957;
     CBS Reruns Sunday Mornings, 1961 - 1964)

    [a continuation of the western adventures which were typical
     of Rogers work in B-movie serials for Republic and Monogram
     Pictures previously...]


Open Theme: "Roy Rogers King Of The Cowboys Theme "

    [aka: "Roy Rogers Open";
     aka: "Roy Rogers Theme";
     aka: "Jailbreak Theme";

     This action-adventure cue which was used in the very first 
     episode in 1951 named "Jailbreak", was tracked into the brief 
     Main Title action sequence and opening announcement showing 
     Roy Rogers galloping on his horse Trigger.
     
     Frank J. Worth was the former network music director of
     NBC radio 1928- 1944, and he also worked on Disney projects.
     He still found time to compose for this series, and also
     supervise music for all 46 episodes.]

     Composer: Frank J. Worth (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Framil Music (ASCAP)

     2002 Publisher: Framil Music (ASCAP)
                        of Roseville, CA

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Sub-Theme: "Buttram Bonus Theme"

    [The title refers to Pat Buttram who played Roy's sidekick,
     oddly enough, a character also known as "Pat Buttram"]

     Composer: Frank J. Worth (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Lake Shore Pub. Co., Inc. (ASCAP)

     2002 Publisher: Lake Shore Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of Fountain Hills, AZ 

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Close Theme: "Happy Trails"

    [aka: "Happy Trails To You";
          
     Verified as the THEME in the TV Guide article "What's The  
     Name of That Theme Song?" Feb. 19, 1954 on p.21]
     
     Composer: music and words by Dale Evans (ASCAP)
              [co-star and wife of Roy Rogers]

     Original Publisher: Paramount-Roy Rogers Music Co., Inc.
                            of New York, NY

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2002 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Oct. 26, 1951; EU 254 313.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date:

     Published Copyright Date: Oct. 29, 1952; EP 66 306.
     Published Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:

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