Classic Themes - A text oriented archives that offers
three categories: Light Music of the 1930s - mid 1960s,
Classic U.S. TV Themes, and Old-Time Radio Themes. In the case
of TV, each entry includes a short description of the program
and includes information on the composer, publisher and
of TV - Nostalgic nuggets form the 1950s Western TV
programs. The site contains a links to the theme songs from
such shows as Bat Masterson, Cheyenne,
Gunsmoke and Rawhide as well as John Wayne sound
bytes to movie quotes, movie clips and songs like Happy
Trails sung by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers.
Famous Weekly Old Time Radio Shows - Many of the early
programs on Television originated on Radio. This delightful
site links to opening narrations to such shows as
Adventures of the Thin Man, Amos and Andy,
Captain Midnight, Dragnet, The Green Hornet,
Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel and The
Whistler. So, click on a selection and then close your
eyes, open your ears and hear what it was like to live in the
days of radio.
Mark Little's My Themes - Dedicated to the preservation of
television musical heritage. The website master has collected
TV Themes for years and now via the Internet he is able to
share his collection with anyone interested in helping me to
"preserve television's musical heritage." This site is the
result of a labor of love and a culmination of over 25 years.
Sound America - A really nice collection of sound
bytes from Cartoons, Comedies, Movies, Sound Effects, Spoofs,
TV Shows, Themes and Utilities. The spoof section is really
funny with bits about Marlin Brando as a "Gay" Godfather; a
Delta Airlines travel ad targeted at African Americans ("We be
flyin' all over this bitch"); Elvis Presley ordering food; and
Mr. Whipple being beaten by the police for squeezing the
Charmin. See also Sounds
Television Tunes - Theme Songs from over 500 classic TV shows (Sitcoms, dramas,
adventure series). All of the themes are in MP3 format.
Telly Tunes - British website with collection of TV
theme songs and a section devoted to sound bytes for TV Ads:
Clips & Jingles.