The Buccaneers (adventure, starring Robert Shaw)

    (CBS Primetime, 1956 - 1957)

    [this Pirate series was filmed in England]

Open Theme: "Buccaneers Main Title"

     Composer: Edwin Thomas Astley (British PRS/ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: E. T. Astley, Publisher (ASCAP)
     2001 Publisher: [listed in ASCAP ACE database, 2001,
                      crediting Astley, but without publisher; 
                      no listing in the BMI database which is 
                      normally affiliated with British PRS]

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Close Theme: "The Buccaneers"

    [Close THEME credits verified in Steve Gelfand's
     book "Television Theme Recordings", and also verified by: 
     credits on published sheet music from Britain...]

     Composers: music by Edward Horan (British PRS), with
                lyric by Norman Newell (British PRS)

     Original Publisher: Chappell & Co., Ltd., London, England.

     1978 Publisher: [not found listed in ASCAP or BMI]

     2003 Publisher: Ridgefield Music Publishing Co. (BMI)

     Composition Date: 1956

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