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Old Time Radio Theme Music C

Although OTRCAT.com does not have recordings of every series listed below, the following is
quick reference guide to old time radio show series, theme music title, and composer (when available).

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  • Cab Calloway [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Minnie, The Moocher" - Irving Mills; Cab Calloway; Clarence Gaskill
  • California Melodies (with David Rose and his Orchestra) - "California Melodies" - David D. Rose
  • Camel Caravan, The (w/Benny Goodman) - "Let's Have Another Cigarette" - Allie Wrubel; Herbert Magidson
  • Campana Serenade - "Lovely To Look At" [from the 1935 film version of the musical "Roberta"] - Jerome Kern (m); Dorothy Fields (w); Jimmy McHugh (w)
  • Canary Pet Show, The - "Tales from the Vienna Woods (Waltz)" - Johann Strauss Jr.
  • Candy Matson - "Candy" - Alex Kramer; Mack David; Joan Whitney; --
  • Captain Midnight -
    1. "Flying Dutchman Overture" [to the opera "The Flying Dutchman"] - Richard Wagner
    2. "Captain Midnight" - Don A. Ferris; Irving Friedman
  • Carefree Carnival - "Smile With Me" - Meredith Willson
  • Carl Ravazza [music shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Vieni Su" - Ted Fiorito; Sunny Skylar (pseudonym of Selig Shaftel)
  • Carmen Cavallaro -
    1. "Polonaise in D-Flat Major (Op. 53) (1843)" - Frederic Chopin
    2. "My Sentimental Heart" - Carmen Cavallero (m); Mitchell Parish (w)
  • Carnation Contented Hour, The - "Contented" - Don Bestor; Roy Turk
  • Carters of Elm Street, The - "My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice" [from the opera "Samson and Delilah"] - Camille Saint-Saens
  • Casey, Crime Photographer / Flashgun Casey / Crime Photographer -
    1. "Crime Photographer Opening Theme - Archie Bleyer
    2. "Casey Theme" - John Marion Gart
  • Cavalcade of America [aka: Dupont Cavalcade] -
    1. "March Theme from "Cavalcade of America" [aka: "Cavalcade March"] - Harold A. Levey
    2. "Glory of America" - Alexander Laszlo
    3. "Glorification" - Alexander Laszlo
  • Cavalcade of Bands - "Cavalcade of Bands Theme" - Jerome Brainin; Buddy Kaye
  • Celebrity Night - "Sandalai" - Henry Russell (professional name of Henry Russell Olson)
  • Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street - "Basin Street Blues" - Spencer Williams
  • Champion Spark Plug Hour, The - "Champion Sparkers March" - Gustave ["Gus"] Haenschen
  • Chandu, The Magician "Chandu Theme" - Felix Mills
  • Chaplain Jim -
    1. "Onward Christian Soldiers (an 1871 hymn): - Sir Arthur Sullivan (m); Sabine Baring (w)
    2. "There's A Long, Long Trail" - Stoddard King; Zo Elliott
  • Charlie Chan - "Mooch, The" - [aka: "The Moochie", aka: "The Mooche"] Edward Kennedy ["Duke"] Ellington; Irving Mills
  • Charlotte Greewood Show, The - "Wonderful One" [actual title: "My Wonderful One"] - Paul Whiteman (m); Ferde Grofe (m); Dorothy Terriss (w)
  • Chase & Sanborn Hour, The -
    1. "Give Me A Moment Please" - Leo Robin; Richard A. Whiting; W. Franke Harling
    2. "One Hour With You" - Leo Robin; Richard A. Whiting
  • Chesterfield's the Music That Satisfies - "I've Got a Locket In My Pocket" - Art Kassel (m); Mack David (w)
  • Chesterfield Supper Club, The [with Perry Como]
    1. Opening: "Cigarette, Sweet Music, and You, A" - Roy Ringwald
    2. Closing: "Smoke Dreams" - John Klenner; Lloyd Shaffer; Ted Steele
  • Chesterfield Time [with Fred Waring]
    1. Opening: "Cigarette, Sweet Music, and You, A" - Roy Ringwald
    2. "Sleep" - Earl Lebieg
  • Charlie Barnet [big band shows] -
    1. Signature Theme 1 on various shows: "Cherokee (Indian Love Song)" - Ray Noble
    2. Signature Theme 2 on various shows: "Redskin Rhumba" - Charlie Barnet (pseudonym of Dale Bennett)
  • Charlie Spivak [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Star Dreams" - J. Francis Burke; Sylvia Dee
  • Chez Show, The [with Mike Wallace] - "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)" [from the 1946 musical "Annie Get Your Gun"] - Irving Berlin
  • Chicago Theatre of the Air, The - "Chicago Theatre of the Air Theme" - Adolf G. Hoffmann (m); Francis Coughlin (w)
  • Chick Webb [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful)" [from the 1929 revue "John Murray Anderson's Almanac"] - Henry Sullivan (m); Harry Ruskin (w)
  • Chicken Every Sunday - "Chicken Every Sunday Theme" - Henry Russell (professional name of Henry Russell Olson)
  • Children's Corner, The - "Goodnight God" Harry Pepper ; Harold Simpson
  • Children's Hour, The
    1. "Less Work For Mother" - William Livingston; J. Russell Robinson
    2. "Sidewalks Of New York (East Side, West Side)" (1928) - Charles B. Lawlor; James W. Blake
  • Christopher Wells, The Adventures of - "Christopher Wells Theme" - Peter Van Steeden Jr.
  • Cisco Kid, The - "Cisco Kid" - Albert Glasser
  • Cities Service [Band] Concerts - "Cities Service March, The" - Rosario Bourdon
  • Cities Service Band/Highways of Melody - "Highways of Melody" - Paul Lavalle
  • Cities Service Band Of America, The
    1. "Band of America March, The" - Paul Lavalle
    2. "Cities Service Triumphal March, The" - Paul Lavalle
  • Claude Hopkins [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "I Would Do Anything For You [aka: Anything For You]" - Claude Hopkins; Alexander Hill
  • Claude Thornhill [orchestra shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Snowfall" - Claude Thornhill (m); Ruth Thornhill (w)
  • Clicquot Club Eskimos, The - "Clicquot March, The" - Harry F. Reser
  • Cliff Edwards Show, The - "Little Jazz Bird" [from the 1924 musical "Lady, Be Good!"]- George Gershwin (m); Ira Gershwin (w)
  • Clock, The -
    1. "Clock, The" - John Gart
    2. "Clock Theme" - Bernard Green
  • Club 15 [with Bob Crosby] - "March of the Bob Cats, The" - Ray Bauduc; Bob Crosby; Irving Fazola; Robert Haggart; Hilton ["Nappy"] Lamar; Julian Clifton Matlock; Edward R. Miller; Gil Rodin
  • Club Matinee - "Club Matinee Theme" - Rex Maupin
  • Clyde Beatty Show, The - "Clyde Beatty Circus March" - Albert Glasser
  • Clyde McCoy [orchestra shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Sugar Blues" - Clarence Williams (m); Lucy Fletcher (w)
  • Coast-to-Coast on a Bus [orig. title: The Children's Hour] -
    1. "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" - Jimmy McHugh (m); Dorothy Fields (w)
    2. "We're On Our Way" - Walter Fleischer (??)
  • Coke Club, The [with Morton Downey] - "Coca-Cola Company Theme, The [aka: Coca-Cola Signature]" - Leonard Joy
  • Coleman Hawkins [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Body And Soul" - Johnny Green (m); Edward Heyman (w); Robert Sour (w); Frank Eyton (w)
  • Colgate Sports Newsreel, The [with Bill Stern] - "Colgate Shave Cream jingle [to the tune of "Mademoiselle from Armentieres"]" - Trad. WW I song: "Mademoiselle From Armentieres" aka "Hinky Dinky Parlez-Vous"
  • College Quiz Bowl, The [aka: College Bowl, with Allen Ludden] - "Second Elizabeth, The" - Don Reid
  • Command Performance [for Armed Forces Radio]
    1. Opening (Part 1): "Reveille (Bugle Call)" - Traditional
    2. Opening (Part 2): "Over There" (1917) - George M. Cohan
    3. Closing: "Over There (1917)" - George M. Cohan
  • Community Sing - "Let's All Sing Like The Birdies Sing" - Stanley J. Damerell; Tolchard Evans; Robert Hargreaves; Henry B. Tilsley
  • Continental Varieties - "Music Of The Spheres" (Waltz) (1868) - Josef Strauss (or Robert Stolz piece of the same name)
  • Count Basie [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "One O'Clock Jump" - William ["Bill"] Basie
  • Count of Monte Cristo, The - "Sylvia Ballet" [a theme from the ballet "Sylvia"] - Leo Delibes
  • Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players, The -
    1. :Cresta Blanca Theme" (jingle) - [unknown]
    2. "Cresta Blanca Waltz" - Morton Gould
  • Crime Classics - "Crime Classics Theme" - Bernard Herrmann
  • Crossroads [orig. title: Saturday's Child] - "My Friend" - Albert Hay Malotte
  • Cuckoo Hour, The [with Raymond Knight] - "Crazy People" [from the 1932 film "The Big Broadcast"] - James V. ["Jimmy"] Monaco; Edgar Leslie
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