Ben Raleigh was an American song writer and composer. Raleigh wrote the music to the theme song to Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, while David Mook wrote the lyrics. Although not credited the entire time the series aired between 1969-1970, it wasn't until 1998 with the first direct-to-video film, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, did they finally receive on-screen credit for the first time. Although they also received credit shortly before that in Scooby-Doo's Snack Tracks: The Ultimate Collection.
He died from a kitchen fire in his home in 1997, at the age of 83.
- ↑ October 8, 2011. "Super ‘70s and ‘80s: “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”—Rose Marie Mook and Nick Mook, widow and son of theme co-writer David Mook". Noblemania. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
- Ben Raleigh at IMDb