John Colby

ESPN Music

“DaDaDa, DaDaDa” Turns 30: SportsCenter’s Iconic Theme Song Debuted In November 1989

Composer John Colby talks about his creation, once described as "ice cream truck music for adults," and issues a challenge…

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Behind The Scenes

The finishing musical touch to great moments, ‘DaDaDa, DaDaDa’ becomes theme of new SportsCenter marketing campaign

This weekend, ESPN debuted a new ad campaign for its flagship program, SportsCenter, that celebrates fans’ emotional connection with the…

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ESPYS Music Director John Colby recalls Jim Valvano’s 1993 speech

When The 2013 ESPYS Presented by Capital One unfold tonight in Los Angeles (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET), John Colby will…

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Bristol Life

Fan Central Mailbag: Insight on Keyshawn’s Fashion; Matthew Stafford T-Shirts for Sale?

Welcome to another edition of the Fan Central Mailbag. Remember, if you have an ESPN-related question, follow us @ESPN_FanCentral and…

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ESPN History

Meet SportsCenter theme composer Colby — the “DaDaDa, DaDaDa” guy

John Colby is perhaps best known for six simple musical notes he composed in 1989 -- "DaDaDa DaDaDa"-- part of…

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