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Search For Tomorrow (soap opera)

     (CBS Daytime, 1951 - 1982;
      NBC Daytime, 1982 - 1986)

     [the first daily TV soap opera, which preceding the second one --
      "Love Of Life" by just three weeks. It was created by Roy Winsor
       who also created "The Secret Storm" later.]

     [Some theme information after 1965 courtesy Soap Opera music expert
      David R. Jackson, who has several screen shots of the various
      "Search For Tomorrow" openings over the years on his web page
      at http://lavender.fortunecity.com/indemnity/439/search.html]


Theme 1 (1951 - 1968): "Search For Tomorrow (Opening & Theme)"

     Composer: Chester ("Chet") Kingsbury (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: Nov 5, 1951, Eu 255 181;

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (1967 - 74): "Interchange Theme -- Search for Tomorrow"

    [aka: "Interchange"]

     Composer: William ("Bill") Meeder (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: [Not found in the ASCAP Repertoire Database]

     Copyright Date: 
     Recordings:


Theme 3 (1974): "Signature for 'Search for Tomorrow'"

    [a short-lived THEME used only for a few months]

     Composer: Ashley B. Miller (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     1999 Publisher: Milco Music Co. (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: Feb. 12, 1974; Eu 463 856.

     Recordings: 


Theme 4 (1974 - 1986): "We'll Search for Tomorrow"

     Composers: Jack C. Cortner (ASCAP),
                John Barranco (ASCAP), and
                Jon D. Silbermann (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Elliott Music Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: Fountain Square Music Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o Signature Sound, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: Dec. 30, 1974; EP 336 113.

     Recordings:


Theme 5 (1986): "Somewhere In The Night"

     Composers: Billy Chinnock (ASCAP) and 
                Eleanor Bradley (ASCAP) 

     2001 Publisher: Fountain Square Music Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o Signature Sound, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: Mar. 4, 1987; PA-315-277.

     Recordings:


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