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Suicide Is Painless


Suicide is Painless (M.A.S.H Theme)


Johnny Mandel - Suicide Is Painless (Audio)


M*A*S*H Theme Song ~ Suicide is Painless (1970)


Manic Street Preachers - Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (Video)


Suicide Is Painless (In the Style of Theme from Mash) (Karaoke Version)

"Suicide Is Painless" is a song written by Johnny Mandel (music) and Mike Altman (lyrics), which was the theme song for both the movie and TV series M*A*S*H. Mike Altman is the son of the original film’s director, Robert Altman, and was 14 years old when he wrote the song’s lyrics. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1980s, Robert Altman said that while he only made $70,000 for having directed the movie, his son had earned more than $1 million for having co-written the song.