Holiday for Strings (song)
"Holiday for Strings", written by David Rose, is an instrumental composition best known for its use as the theme song for The Red Skelton Show for over 20 years. Written in 1942, this piece is still recognized today as a classic American composition. The pizzicato strings and soaring melodies give this composition its distinctive sound. 
Spike Jones did a version using humorous instruments including a male impersonating a clucking chicken.
- "David Rose - Holiday For Strings (1942)". YouTube. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- U.S. Copyright Date of Registration 26-3-1942
- DeLay, Tom (January 1985). "For the Records". Theatre Organ. 27 (1): 19. ISSN 0040-5531.
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