Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (talent show)

     (CBS Primetime, 1948 - 1958)

Opening Theme 1: "Lipton [Tea Jingle] Commercial"

    [At one point, this show used the Lipton Tea Jingle as it's
     opening, with the melody of the nursery tune "Four and Twenty
     Blackbirds"--as seen on A&E Cable Network "Biography" show
     of Arthur Godfrey. This Jingle was sung by a vocal group
     with orchestra, and then segued into "Seems Like Old Times"
     played by the orchestra...]

     Arranger: arrangement possibly by Archie Bleyer (ASCAP)

     Original Publishers: music in Public Domain
                         [jingle lyrics may have been published
                          under name "Lipton Commercial" by
                          Alice Remsen, Inc.]

     1997 Publishers: [in Public Domain]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Opening Theme 2: "Seems Like Old Times"

    [Verified as the THEME in the TV Guide article "What's The  
     Name of That Theme Song?" Feb. 19, 1954 on p.21.]
     Composers: words & music by Carmen Lombardo (ASCAP), and
                                 John Jacob Loeb (ASCAP)

     Original Publishers: Ahlert-Burke Corporation (ASCAP), and
                          Flojan Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publishers:  Fred Ahlert Music Corporation (ASCAP) of
                          San Francisco, CA; and
                          The Flojan Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP) of
                          Woodmere, NY

    [According to Dick Jacob's book "Who Wrote That Song?"]:
     Composition Date: 1946.
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

          by Archie Bleyer; and
          by Bernie Green

Closing Theme: "There's No Business Like Show Business"

    [from the Broadway Musical "Annie Get Your Gun" (1946);
     closing THEME credit in Patillo]

     Composer: Irving Berlin (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Irving Berlin Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher:   Williamson Music Co. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: 1946 ["Who Wrote That Song" by Dick Jacobs]
     Renewal   Date:


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