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Wyatt Earp (western, starring Hugh O'Brian)

     [aka: "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp"]

     (ABC Primetime, 1955 - 1961)


Primary Theme: "The Legend of Wyatt Earp"

    [An acapella vocal arrangement was the original version 
     sung on the air by the Ken Darby Singers, who provided some
     episode underscoring in the acapella style as well;
     
     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "It Seems To Me
     I've Heard That Theme Before" July 28, 1956, pp. 12-13]

     Composers: music by Harry Warren (ASCAP)
               [pseudonym of Salvatore Anthony Guaragna], and
                lyrics by Harold Adamson (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Four Jays Music Co. (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher:  Four Jays Music Co. (ASCAP)

     1999 Publishers: Four Jays Music Co. (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA; and
                      The Songwriters Guild (ASCAP)
                          of Weehawken, NJ

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Feb. 24, 1955; Eu 387 649.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date: Jan.  5, 1983; RE-159-892.

     Published   Copyright Date: Sep.  7, 1955; Ep  92 593.
     Published   Renewal   Date: Jan. 11, 1983; RE-169-022.

     2nd   Pub.  Copyright Date: Oct.  6, 1955; Ep  93 466.
     2nd   Pub.  Renewal   Date: Jan. 11, 1983; RE-169-039.

     Recordings:


Secondary Theme: "It's A Great Country"

    [According to David Jenkins, a Harry Warren music expert and collector,
     a 1955 article he remembers reading stated that this composition was 
     heard at the beginning of a 1955 episode of the show. So perhaps it
     was used on some unknown numbers of episodes of the series, perhaps
     even as a sub-theme.]

     Composers: music by Harry Warren (ASCAP)
                        [pseudonym of Salvatore Anthony Guaragna], and
                lyrics by Harold Adamson (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Four Jays Music Co. (ASCAP)
                         of Beverly Hills, CA
                        (on "professional copy" sheet music)

     1978 Publisher:  [not found in ASCAP Performance Index, 1978]

     2000 Publishers: [not found in ASCAP Repertoire, 2000]

     Unpublished Copyright Date: May 12, 1955; Eu 397 046.
     Published   Copyright Date: Sep. 5, 1955; EP  92 594.

     Recordings:

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