You'll Never Get Rich / The Phil Silvers Show (sitcom)

    (CBS Sundays, 1955 - 1959;

    [Rerun and syndicated title: "Sergeant Bilko";

     This was the first sitcom of two which starred Phil Silvers;
     In this one he was the irascible schemer/soldier always trying
     to make money by questionable means and never succeeding;

     Silvers next series was also called "The Phil Silvers Show", 
     which see. Before either sitcom, Phil Silvers also hosted a
     comedy-variety show called "The Arrow Show", which also see.]

Theme 1: "Bilko Main and End Title (March)"

    [ASCAP title variation...
     aka: "End Title March (Signature)";
     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "When The Melody
     Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     Composer: John Strauss (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: April Music Co. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Aspenfair Music, Inc./Special Account (ASCAP)
                        c/o CBS Television Network,
                        of New York, NY
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 2 (Open Theme/Syndication): "Bilko March"

    [this is listed with an asterisk after it in the ASCAP Index of
     Performed Compositions, 1978, which indicates it is an arragnement
     of another work...the original is unknown at this time...

     But in Syndication, it is thought this was the Main Title 
     for the Bilko series; and that the End Title was the John 
     Strauss "End Title March (Signature)" above]

     Arranger: Mort Lindsey (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Traylmor Music Co. (ASCAP)
                        of Malibu, CA

     2000 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 2000
                      ASCAP ACE database]
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


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