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The Steve Allen Show [#2] / Sunday Show (comedy variety)

    (NBC Sunday Nights, 1956 - 1960)

    [This is the second of three series which have the same name,
     hosted by the original NBC "Tonight Show" host, Steve Allen;
     the others were a daily CBS Show (1950 - 52), and a talk show 
     sponsored by Westinghouse (ABC, 1962 - 64)]


Open Theme 1: "You're The One For Me"

    [Opening THEME and composer verified by Steve Allen's office 
     in correspondence dated 1982; Comedian Steve Allen was a 
     pianist and prolific composer who wrote many of his own THEMEs;
     
     Also verified as the Open THEME in TV Guide article "When The 
     Melody Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     Composer: Stephen Valentine ("Steve") Allen (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Rosemeadow Pub. Corp. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Meadowlane Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                       of Van Nuys, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Skit Theme: "Man On The Street"

    [Verified as the THEME for the "Man On The Street" skits in
     the TV Guide article "When The Melody Lingers On...",
     May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23;
     
     These sketches featured hilarious characters created by
     actors Louis Nye, Tom Poston, Dayton Allen and Don Knotts,
     who were supposedly random people on the street being  
     interviewed by Steve Allen remotely from the studio;

     Skitch Henderson was the bandleader for Steve Allen on
     several shows, and for several early "Tonight" shows.]

     Composer: Lyle Russel "Skitch" Henderson (ASCAP)
     
     Orig. Publisher: Keene Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Templeton Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     1987 Publisher: Templeton Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2014 Publisher: Templeton Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
                       c/o Music Sales Corporation
                       of Chester, NY

     Copyright Date: Jan. 15, 1958; EP 120 983.
     Renewal   Date: [not found]
     
    [Arr. for Symphonic or Concert Band]:
     Copyright Date: July 9, 1959; EP 134 222.
     Renewal   Date: Nov. 2, 1987; RE 353 637.

     Recordings:


Close Theme 2: "Impossible", from the 1954 TV Musical production "The Bachelor"

    [Closing THEME and composer verified by Steve Allen's office 
     in correspondence dated 1982; Allen was a pianist and prolific
     composer who wrote many of his own THEMEs;
     
     Also verified as the Close THEME in TV Guide article "When The 
     Melody Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     The melody was first composed as a closing THEME for his
     previous 1950 CBS TV series, and re-used with new lyrics
     by Allen for a 1954 TV musical play, "The Bachelor";
     it was recorded by several pop ballad singers including 
     Nat "King" Cole, Andy Williams and Aretha Franklin;

     Complete title, as filed for copyright: "Impossible, closing 
     theme of 'The Steve Allen TV Sunday Night Show', included in 
     the Sunday spectacular 'The Bachelor' (TV)"]

     Composer: Stephen Valentine ("Steve") Allen (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Rosemeadow Pub. Corp. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Meadowlane Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                       of Van Nuys, CA

     Published Copyright Date: Aug. 3, 1956; EP 101 627.
     Published Renewal   Date: May 25, 1984; RE-209-857.

     Recordings:

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