Hoyt Curtin was a composer and the primary music director for Hanna-Barbera Studios from 1957-1965 and 1972 until his retirement in 1986. He wrote much of the stock music heard during the cartoons, as well as several theme songs during that time, among them….
“Meet The Flintstones” from The Flintstones.
The theme song from Top Cat.
And the theme song from Jonny Quest.
And you can add theme songs for Josie and The Pussycats, The Jetsons, Super Friends, The Smurfs and The New Scooby-Doo Movies. A couple of his tunes were part of the soundtrack for Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space, though he didn’t like to remember them. He scored a number of movies, including 1979’s C. H. O. M. P. S.. He died in 2000 at the age of 78.
Hoyt Curtin, your Two For Tuesday, September 24, 2019.