Question: Who did the Bonanza theme song? — Donald C., San Diego

Televisionary: The famous theme was written by the Oscar-winning team of Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, whose other work included the Mister Ed theme and the Christmas standard "Silver Bells." A version sung by show stars Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts and Michael Landon exists, but most people are familiar with the instrumental version used throughout the show's run.