The Swift Show (musical variety, featuring Lanny Ross)

    (NBC Primetime, 1948 - 1949)

    [aka: "The Lanny Ross Show";

     This 30-minute weekly musical series hosted by featured singer
     Lanny Ross underwent a number of format "adjustments" but ended
     up a straight musical-variety series sponsored by the meat
     packing firm of "Swift & Company"; 

     The Harry Simeone Chorale and Orchestra provided musical 
     accompaniment for Lanny Ross and a number of other singers
     and acts; The guest vocalists included Frank Fontaine, who would 
     later be known as "Crazy Googenheim" in the "Joe The Bartender"
     sketch of "Jackie Gleason's American Scene Magazine"]

Theme: "Moonlight And Roses (Bring Mem'ries Of You) / Andantino in D-Flat"

    [aka: "Moonlight And Roses";

     Theme verified by contributor Donald Owen; this popular song
     was adapted from a British light classical organ piece named 
    "Andantino in D Flat" written in 1892 by Englishman Edwin H. 
     Lamare; Tenor Lanny Ross recorded the song in the 1930s]
     Original Composer: Edwin H. Lamare (predates ASCAP & BMI), with
              Adapters: Ben Black (ASCAP) and
                        Neil Moret (ASCAP)
                       [professional name of Charles N. Daniels]

     1978 Publisher: Anne-Rachel Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Anne-Rachel Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                     c/o Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
                        of Los Angeles, CA

    [as "Andantino In D-Flat" by Lamare]:
     Composition Date: 1892

    [as "Moonlight And Roses" by Black & Moret]:
     Composition Date: 1925

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