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Thread #9123   Message #59485
Posted By: da da dum
21-Feb-99 - 03:36 PM
Thread Name: ADD: Popeye the Sailor Man (Sammy Lerner)
Subject: RE: Lyrics for Popeye the Sailor
RS -

He's a great composer, who inspired Beethoven's fifth Symphony with the immortal opening line:

Da da da Dum

And I think it was a descendant of his who composed the famous theme to TV's Dragnet:

Dumm, da dum dum