Wanted: Dead or Alive (western, starring Steve McQueen)

     (CBS Primetime, 1958 - 1961)

Theme 1: "Wanted: Dead or Alive"

     Composer: Max Steiner (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Loma Vista Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Loma Vista Publishing Co. (ASCAP),
                     of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: [none found yet]
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 2: "Wanted: Dead or Alive Theme"

    [alternate BMI title
     aka: "Wanted Dead or Alive Ending"]

     Loose also composed the THEME for "Trackdown", which see;
     "Trackdown" was the series on which the pilot episode 
     of "Wanted - Dead Or Alive" appeared]

     Composer: William G. ("Bill") Loose (ASCAP/BMI)

     1978 Publisher: Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)

     1986 Publisher: Beechwood Music Corporation (BMI),
                        c/o Screen Gems-EMI
                        a div. of EMI Music Publishing
                        of New York, NY

     2002 Publishers: [for current Title, Publisher and Licensing
                       information regarding this THEME...
                       contact Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and
                       the American Society of Composers, Authors
                       and Publishers (ASCAP)]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 3: "Wanted: Dead or Alive Theme"

    [aka: "Wanted";

     This striking march theme is the one most often associated
     with the series in the memory of most collectors; it was 
     heard in its longest version behind the End Credits]

     Composer: Rudy Schrager (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: B N P Music Publishing Company (ASCAP)

     1987 Publisher: Bibo Music Publishers (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Polygram International Publishing Inc. (ASCAP),
                     of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: November 30, 1959; EU 604 654.
     Renewal Date:    January 27, 1987; RE-329-142.

          LP: "Themes from the Original Soundtrack of
                     Four-Star Television Productions"
               Dot DLP-3421/25421 (1962)
               conducted by Herschel Burke Gilbert

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