What is the music to The Benny Hill Show?

UK comedian Benny Hill later made it more widely known as the closing theme music of The Benny Hill Show….Yakety Sax.

“Yakety Sax”
Label Monument Records
Songwriter(s) Spider Rich Boots Randolph
Producer(s) Fred Foster
Music video

Who played the Benny Hill theme tune?

saxophonist Boots Randolph
Versatile saxophonist Boots Randolph, who backed artists like Elvis Presley but was best known as the man behind the zany theme song to The Benny Hill Show, has died.

Who played the song Yakety Sax?

Boots Randolph
NASHVILLE, July 3 (AP) — Boots Randolph, whose spirited saxophone playing on songs like “Yakety Sax” made him one of Nashville’s top musicians, died here on Tuesday.

Why was The Benny Hill Show Cancelled?

It was cancelled by broadcaster Thames TV in 1989 as due to declining ratings. But it came against a background of complaints from some viewers that Benny Hill’s racy sense of humour, coupled with the salacious sketches he performed with women on his eponymous show, were sexist and vulgar.

Is Yakety Sax copyright?

“Yakety Sax” – By Randy Randolph and James Rich – Copyright Sony/ATV Tree Publishing – Song Copyright Information – Easy Song.

What was Benny Hill’s net worth?

Hill was buried at Hollybrook Cemetery near his birthplace in Southampton, on 26 April 1992. Probate was granted on Hill’s estate in London on 5 June 1992, when its value at the time of his death was given as £7,548,192, equivalent to £16,600,000 in 2021.

What brand saxophone does Boots Randolph play?

Boots was his name and SAX was his game! His horn was a Selmer Super 80 Series II with a Bobby Dukoff D-9 mouthpiece, and a #3 Rico reed.

Who wrote the fastest milkman in the west?

Benny HillErnie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) / Lyricist

Is the Benny Hill theme copyright free?

Stream Benny Hill Theme Style, Royalty – Free by Orion C Williams | Listen online for free on SoundCloud.

Who inherited Benny Hill Estate?

Writing his will three decades before his death, he left the bulk of his estate to his parents (who had predeceased him); ultimately, the estate was divided among Hill’s seven nieces and nephews.

What mouthpiece did Boots Randolph use?

How do you spell Yakety-Yak?

Yack is also spelled yak and yackety-yak can also be spelled yackety-yack, yakety-yak, or yakity-yak.

How old was Ernie The Fastest milkman in the West?

The song tells the fictional exploits of Ernie Price, a 52-year-old (68, in the original television version) milkman who drives a horse–drawn milk cart.

Is Yakety Sax copyright free?

“Works originally copyrighted between January 1, 1950, and December 31, 1963: Copyrights in their first 28-year term on January 1, 1978, still had to be renewed in order to be protected for the second term. If a valid renewal registration was made at the proper time, the second term will last for 67 years.