Bozo, The Clown (children)

    (Syndicated, 1956 - 1962)

    [aka: Bozo's Big Top;
     aka: Bozo--the World's Most Famous Clown (1958 - 1962);
     a TV show developed from a character in children's records
     from Capitol Records, played by Larry Harmon; It began as a 
     kind of franchise, involving actors at local stations, who
     wore the same clown suit and used the same music and themes;
     Then in 1958 Larry Harmon Productions produced the TV series
     with Harmon playing his signature role.]

Theme 1: "Bozo The Clown TV Theme"

    [aka: "Bozo's Song", according to Gelfand]

     Composers: music by Billy May (ASCAP/BMI)
               [professional name of Edward William May Jr.], and
                lyrics by Alan W. Livingston (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)
     1997 Publishers: Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)
                          c/o Screen Gems-EMI Music Publ. Co., and
                          Glenwood Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                          c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
    [Registered as "Bozo's Song"]:                  
     Unpublished Copyright Date: May   3, 1948; EU 127 592.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date: Mar. 29, 1976; R  629 367.

     Published Copyright Date: 1949, on band arrangement sheet music.
          78rpm single (children's records) from Capitol,
          including "Bozo's Big Top" circa 1948 -

Theme 2: "Bozo The Clown Main Title"

     Composer: Hans J. Salter (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: Salter Publishing Co. (ASCAP)
     2000 Publishers: Salter Publishing Company (ASCAP)
                         c/o American Friends of Hebrew University, Inc.
                         of New York, NY 

     Copyright Date:

Theme 3: "Bozo The Clown E T [End Title]"

     Composer: Herschel Burke Gilbert (ASCAP)

     1978 Publishers: John Paul Music Co. (ASCAP)
     2000 Publishers: John Paul Music Co. (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA

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