Happy birthday, Nelson Riddle

Nelson Riddle, 1958 Admit it: you know this song, right? It's iconic and will always be associated with Batman. Neal Hefti wrote the theme, as well as this one: But Hefti didn't do the heavy lifting of turning out music for these shows, week after week, episode after episode. An army of people like Allyn Ferguson, Sammie Nestico, and Lionel Newman soldiered on in the trenches. Nelson … [Read more...]