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Old Time Radio Theme Music E

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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  • Earl "Fatha" Hines [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Deep Forest" - Earl ("Fatha") Hines (m); Reginald Foresyth (m); Andy Razaf (w)
  • Easy Aces - "Manhattan Serenade" - Louis Alter (m); Harold Adamson (w)
  • Ed Wynn Show, The [aka Happy Island] - "Happy Island" - Ann Leaf
  • Eddie Cantor
    1. Signature Theme on various shows: "Ida (Sweet As Apple Cider)" - Eddie Munson; Eddie Leonard
    2. Sub-Theme (circa 1932): "We Want Cantor" [a 4-note motif over the "Heart and Soul" chord progression, reprised in Gerry Mulligan's "Bop City"] - Louis Gress
    3. Signature Theme 2 on various shows: "Campbells Are Coming, The" - Traditional Scotch Air
    4. Signature Theme 3 on various shows: "Laugh Your Way Through Life" - Harry Revel; Mack Gordon
    5. Closing Signature Theme on various shows: "One Hour With You" [aka: (I'd Love To Spend) One Hour With You] - Richard Whiting (m); Leo Robin (w)
  • Eddy Duchin (Eddie Duchin)
    1. Signature Theme 1 on various shows: "Nocturne in Eb" (Opus 9, No. 2) [vocal title: My Twilight Dream] - Frederic Chopin (m); Eddy Duchin (adapter); Lew Sherwood (adapter)
    2. Signature Theme 2 on various shows: "My Twilight Dream" [based upon Chopin's "Nocturne in Eb (Op.9, No. 2)"][aka: "Eddy Duchin Story" movie "To Love Again"] - Frederic Chopin (m); Eddy Duchin (adapter); Lew Sherwood (adapter)
  • Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Show [Chase and Sanborn]
    1. "Big Show, The" [from the 1918 musical "Head Over Heels"] - Jerome Kern
    2. "Kingdom Coming" (An' De Year Ob Jubilo) [arranged like "Happy Days Are Here Again"] - Henry C. Work (a civil war melody arranged by Ray Noble -- used 10 years later in "Doodletown Fifers" by Sauter-Finegan)
    3. Alternate Signature Theme on various shows: "Happy Days Are Here Again" [from 1929 film "Chasing Rainbows"] - Milton Ager (m); Jack Yellen (w)
    4. "Mortimer Snerd Theme" - Raymond Stanley Noble; Edgar John Bergen
  • Eileen Barton Show, The -
    1. "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked A Cake" - Al Hoffman; Bob Merrill; Clem Watts
    2. "I Feel a Song Comin' On" [from the 1935 film "Every Night At Eight"] - Jimmy McHugh; George Oppenheimer; Dorothy Fields
  • Ellen Randolph - "Andante Cantabile, First Movement Theme from the "Pathetique" Symphony No. 6 in B minor (Opus 74)" [popular title: "The Story of a Starry Night"] - Piotr Ilyich ["Peter"] Tchaikovsky
  • Ellery Queen, The Adventures of -
    1. "Theme Song" - Bernard Herrmann
    2. "Ellery Queen Theme" - Ray Carter
    3. "Marche Misterieux/Radio Transition#105" - Charles F. Paul
    4. "Further Adventures of Ellery Queen" - Henry Russell (professional name of Henry Russell Olson)
    5. "Ellery Queen Theme" - Chester ["Chet"] Kingsbury
  • Elliot Lawrence [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Heart To Heart" - Elliot Lawrence; S. Bickley Reichner
  • Emery Deutch Orchestra, The [The "Poetic Strings"] - "When a Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry" - Emery Deutch; Jimmy Rogan; Richard B. Smith; Frank Winegar
  • Erskine Hawkins [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Tuxedo Junction" - Erskine Hawkins (m); William Johnson (m); Julian Dash (m); Buddy Feyne (w)
  • Escape - "Night On Bald Mountain, A" - Modest Moussorgsky
  • Ethyl and Albert -
    1. "Love Nest, The" [from the 1920 musical "Mary"] - Louis A. Hirsch (m); Otto Harbach (w)
    2. "Side By Side" - Harry MacGregor Woods
    3. "Home! Sweet Home!" [aka: "There's No Place Like Home", from the 1823 opera "Clari, or The Maid of Milan"] - Henry R. (m Bishop; John Howard Payne (w)
  • Evening In Paris, An - "Ca C'est Paris" Lucien Jean Boyer; Jacques Charles; Jose Padilla-Sanchez
  • Everyman's Theater [Arch Oboler plays] - "Death and Transfiguration" (Op. 24) (1889) - Richard Strauss
  • Exploring Tomorrow - "As Time Goes By" - Herman Hupfeld
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