Definition of signature tune in English:

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signature tune

noun

chiefly British
A distinctive piece of music associated with a particular programme or performer on television or radio.
Example sentences
  • In the 1920s and 30s, when broadcasting, dance bands and light orchestras commonly used a signature tune, frequently played at the end of a programme and sometimes at the beginning.
  • The music chosen as the station signature tune and used for the first twelve years of daily start-up routines was almost jolly, but retained a strong regional flavour.
  • Lotis auditioned with Get Happy, a song which remains his signature tune to this day and was booked for the show within an hour.

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