Tuesday, October 20, 2009

R.I.P. Vic Mizzy

I'm old enough to remember when TV themes were really cool. Even the dumbest sitcoms had memorable themes. I can more of the lyrics to the "My Mother the Car" theme than any of the dialog from that stupid show.

One of the greats in the TV theme genre died Saturday -- Vic Mizzy. He was 93. His obit in the Los Angeles Times is HERE.

You might not recognize his name, but you'll know the songs from the videos below. The first one is appropriate for this Halloween season.

(Thanks Robert Nott for alerting me.)




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