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quick reference guide to old time radio show series, theme music title, and composer (when available).

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  • Dan Harding's Wife - "In a Persian Market" (1920) - Albert W. Ketelbey
  • Dangerous Assignment - "Adventure" [aka: Dangerous Assignment Theme] - George Basil ["Buzz"] Adlam
  • Date With Judy, A - "Judaline" [from the 1948 Jane Powell film, "A Date With Judy"] - Gene De Paul; Don Raye (professional name of Donald MacRae Wilhoite Jr.)
  • David Harum- "Sunbonnet Sue" - Gus Edwards (m); Will D. Cobb (w)
  • Day In The Life of Dennis Day, A - "Yours Is My Heart Alone" [aka: "You Are My Heart's Delight", from the 1923 operetta "The Land of Smiles"] - Franz Lehar (m); Beda Fritz Loehner (w); Ludwig Herzer (w)
  • Deadline Dramas - "Mystery Theme" - Rosa Rio
  • Death Valley Days
    1. Opening Bugle Call Signature: Death Valley Days - Joseph Bonime
    2. "Twenty Mule Train" - Herb Taylor; Milt Raskin
  • December Bride - "December Bride Theme" - Eliot Daniel
  • Defense Attorney - "Defense Attorney Theme" - Rex Koury
  • Desi Arnaz [band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Cuban Pete" - Jose Norman
  • Detroit Symphony Broadcasts, The - "Evening Prayer [aka: "Children's Prayer", from "Hansel and Gretel"] - Engelbert Humperdinck
  • Dick Haymes Auto-Lite Show, The -"Just For You (1946)" - Gordon Jenkins (m); Morey Amsterdam (w)
  • Dick Jurgens [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Day Dreams Come True At Night (1940)" - Dick Jurgens (m); Ralph Freed (w)
  • Dick Tracy - "Toot-Toot, Tootsie (Goo Bye)" [from the 1922 Al Jolson musical "Bombo"] - Gus Kahn; Ernie Erdman; Ted Fiorito; Robert A. King; Dan Russo
  • Dimension X - Albert John Jr. ("Bert") Buhrman
  • Dizzy Gillespie [band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "I Waited For You" - John ("Dizzy") Gillespie; Walter Gilbert Fuller
  • Doctor [Dr.] Christian - "Rainbow On The River" [title theme from the 1936 film] - Louis Alter (m); Paul Francis Webster (w)
  • Doctor [Dr.] I. Q. (the Mental Banker) -
    1. "You Are My Lucky Star" [from the film "Broadway Melody of 1936"]- Arthur Freed (w)
    2. "We're In The Money (The Gold Diggers Song)" [from the film "Gold Diggers Of 1933"] - Harry Warren (m); Al Dubin (w)
  • Dog Heroes - "Diane" [from the 1927 film "Seventh Heaven"] - Lew Pollack; Erno Rapee
  • Dollar a Minute, A - "Dollar a Minute, A" - Eliot Daniel
  • Don Ameche - Signature Theme on various shows: "Anyone Can Dream" - Joseph J. Lilley (m); Mack David (w)
  • Don Redmond [big band shows] - Signature Theme on various shows: "Chant Of The Weed" - Don Redmond
  • Don Winslow of the Navy - "Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean" - David T. Shaw (m); Thomas A. Beckett (w)
  • Doris Day Show, The - "It's Magic" [from the 1948 Doris Day film "Romance On The High Seas"] - Jule Styne (m); Sammy (w) Cahn (birth name: Samuel Cohen)
  • Double Or Nothing - "Three Little Words" [from the 1930 film "Check and Double Check"] - Harry Ruby (m); Bert Kalmar (w)
  • Dragnet
    1. Opening Signature: "Danger Ahead" - Walter Schumann; Miklos Rozsa
    2. Main & End Title Theme March: "Dragnet March" - Walter Schumann
  • Duke Ellington [big band shows]
    1. Signature Theme 1 on various shows: "East St. Louis Toodle-oo" - Edward Kennedy ["Duke"] Ellington; Bubber Miley
    2. Signature Theme 2 on various shows: " Take The 'A' Train" - Billy Strayhorn
  • Duffy's Tavern - "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" - Ernest R. Ball (m); Chauncey Olcott (w); Geo Graff Jr. (w)
    1.  See also:
      OTR Theme Music
      Introductions and Theme Songs in Old Time Radio
      This collection includes theme music and announcer voice-overs from more than a thousand Old Time Radio programs.
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