The Young And The Restless (soap opera)

    (CBS Daytime, 1973 - Present)

    [a long-running daytime soap opera conceived by William Bell
     and Lee Phillip Bell, which pioneered the use of a youthful
     cast, plot and stylish flair; the original premise involved
     the dynasty of a family which owned a newspaper, but the plot
     branched out into many other arcs]

Theme: "Nadia's Theme (from 'The Young And The Restless')"

    [aka: "Cotton's Theme, from 'Bless The Beasts and The Children'"]

     The first title of this melody was "Cotton's Theme" when
     it was originally composed for the 1971 film "Bless The
     Beasts And The Children"; later when Perry Botkin Jr. was
     hired to score this soap opera he "re-cycled" this nice but
     obscure melody for the THEME of a main character, and it was
     so pretty it became the series THEME; In all the new excitement, 
     somehow co-writer Barry DeVorzon's contribution was "forgotten"; 
     He sued and won a judgement of nearly a quarter million dollars 
     in back royalties and damages; his name was restored as co-writer]

     Composers: Perry L. Botkin, Jr. (ASCAP/BMI) and
                Barry DeVorzon (BMI)

     Orig. Publisher [1971]: Perry Botkin Jr. Productions (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: Screen Gems Music, Inc. (BMI)

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

    [Filed for copyright under 
    "Partial Musical Score of the Columbia Picture's 
     Release--Bless The Beasts and The Children"]:

     Copyright Date: Nov. 18, 1971; Eu 297 393.
     Renewal   Date: Dec. 31, 1998; RE-796-971.


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