Route 66 (adventure, starring George Maharis and Martin Milner)

    [a couple of young men travel the famous highway from Chicago
     to Santa Monica in their 1960 Chevy Corvette finding adventures 
     in cities and towns along the 1962 George Maharis left
     the series and Glenn Corbett joined the cast.]

    (CBS Primetime, 1960 - 1964)

Theme: "Theme from 'Route 66'"

    [above is the instrumental title as filed for copyright;
     three years later a lyric was added; the vocal title filed 
     for copyright was "Open Highway";

     alternate BMI title aka: "Route 66";
     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "Looking
     For A Lost Chord?" April 28, 1962, pp. 12-13]

     Composers: music by Nelson Smock Riddle (ASCAP/BMI), with
                lyric added by Stanley Herbert Styne (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Screen Gems-Columbia Music, Inc. (BMI)

     1988 Publisher: Screen Gems-E M I Music, Inc. (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: Screen Gems-E M I Music, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc. 
                        of New York, NY

     Instrumental Copyright Date: Oct. 20, 1960; Eu 644 310.
     Instrumental Renewal   Date: Jan. 27, 1988; RE-375-319.

    [vocal copyright registered as "Open Highway"]:
     Vocal Copyright Date: Oct. 25, 1963; Eu 796 192.
     Vocal Renewal   Date: Apr. 19, 1991; RE-531-116.


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