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Tonight: The Jack Paar Tonight Show (late-night variety/talk)

     (NBC Late Night, 1957 - 1962)


Open Theme 1: "I-M-4-U (I Am For You)"

    [aka: "The Jack Paar Theme";
     aka: "I Am For You";
     aka: "I M 4 U (Jack Paar TV Show)";

     This was also used as a THEME on "The Jack Paar Show";
     Verified on 1997 PBS Special on Jack Paar, where José Melis'
     group is heard playing this melody in a double-time latin 
     arrangement at beginning of the show]

     Composers: José Melis (ASCAP) 
               [professional name of José Melis Guiu], and
                Sev F. Marino (ASCAP)
               [professional name of Severino Frank Marino]             

     1978 Publishers: Piano Melodies (ASCAP), and
                      Oniram Music Publications (ASCAP)

     1997 Publishers: Piano Melodies (ASCAP),
                         of Bronxville; NY and
                      Oniram Music Publications (ASCAP),
                         of College Point, NY

     Copyright Date: Oct. 24, 1955; EU 414 107.
     Renewal   Date: May  16, 1983; RE-169-746.

     Recordings:
          LP: "José Melis plays Jack Paar Favorites" (1960)
               Secco CELP-462
               José Melis Group


Theme 2: "I Know What You Want"

     Composers: José Melis (ASCAP) 
               [professional name of José Melis Guiu], and
                Sev F. Marino (ASCAP)
               [professional name of Severino Frank Marino] 

     1978 Publishers: Piano Melodies (ASCAP), and
                      Oniram Music Publications (ASCAP)

     1997 Publishers: Piano Melodies (ASCAP),
                          of Bronxville, NY; and
                      Oniram Music Publications (ASCAP),
                          of College Point, NY

     Copyright Date: Sep. 9, 1957; EU 492 026.
     Renewal   Date: May 25, 1985; RE-250-117.

     Recordings:


Theme 3 (1959): "Everything's Comin' Up Roses"

    [from the 1959 Broadway Musical "Gypsy", the tune
     was revised with new lyrics by Sondheim, from its 
     unpublished original form as a song called
     "Betwixt and Between", cut from the 1947 musical
     "High Button Shoes" with prior lyrics by Sammy Cahn.]

     Composers: music by Jule Styne (ASCAP), and
                lyric by Stephen Sondheim (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Williamson Music Co. (ASCAP), and
                      Stratford Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publishers: Williamson Music Co. (ASCAP), 
                         of New York, NY, and
                      Stratford Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                         c/o Warner-Chappell Music, Inc.,
                         of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: Apr. 13, 1959; EP 129 449.
     Renewal   Date: Jan. 27, 1987; RE-328-372.

     Recordings:


Middle Theme: Summertime In Venice, from the 1955 film "David Lean's Summertime"

    [aka:  "Love Theme from 'Summertime'"
     ASCAP alternate title: "Italian Festival",
     First Italian title:   "Vacances a Venise",
     Second Italian title:  "Il Sole che splende qui"]

    [identified as the "Middle Theme" -- played mid-way through
     the Paar/Tonight show -- by Mark Moerson of NBC, in a phone
     interview 3/9/82.]

     Composers: *Icini* (ASCAP)
               [pseudonym of Alessandro Cicognini], and
                English lyrics by Carl Sigman (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: M C A Inc. (ASCAP); and
                      United Artists Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publishers: EMI U Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP),
                         c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                         of New York, NY;
                      Major Songs Co. (ASCAP),
                         c/o The Songwriters Guild
                         of Weehawken, NJ
                      Universal-MCA Music Publishing,
                         a div. of Universal Studios, Inc.
                         of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: May   6, 1955; EP  89 605.
     Renewal   Date: Mar. 22, 1983; RE-163-059.

     Recordings:


Closing Theme 1: "Hawaiian Village (Closing Theme of the NBC Tonight Show)"

    [above title and sub-title listed as filed for copyright
     and also on the sheet music dated 1962]

     Composers: Milton De Lugg (ASCAP) and
                Anne Renfer De Lugg (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: International Pauline Corp. (ASCAP)

     1967 Publisher: International Pauline Corp. (ASCAP)

     2002 Publisher: International Korwin Corp. (ASCAP)
                       of Huntington Station, NY

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Aug. 28, 1961; Eu 684 807.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date:

     Published Copyright Date: Mar. 6, 1967; EP 241 822.
     Published Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Closing Theme 2: "So Until I See You"

    [sheet music includes the sub-title
     "Midnight Theme of The Jack Paar Show" above the title]

     Composers: music by Al Lerner (ASCAP)
                        [professional name of Albert Lerner], and
                lyrics by Victor Gari Corpora (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Lerner Music (ASCAP)
                     [Sole selling agent]: 
                      Criterion Music Corp.
                         of New York, NY

     1997 Publisher:  Lerner Music (ASCAP)
                         of Studio City, CA
                         
     2014 Publisher:  Lerner Music (ASCAP)
                         of Palm Desert, CA

     Copyright Date: Oct. 17, 1961; EP 156 776.
     Renewal   Date: Oct. 10, 1989; RE-449-626.

     Recordings:


















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