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Theme Tunes: Star Trek (TOS)

Gene Roddenberry apparently wrote lyrics to this, which I discovered when I bought a Star Trek music book many years ago, to learn to play on the keyboard.  Lost the music book since then, but this is what I found through google:

Beyond
The rim of the star-light
My love
Is wand’ring in star-flight
I know
He’ll find in star-clustered reaches
Love,

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Theme Tunes: Frontier – Elite II (Original)

This is the original opening on the Amiga. 🙂

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Theme Tunes:  Frontier – Elite II

First video game music I’ve posted, but it’s a true classic.  Although there have been a number of space sims since, like Freelancer and X: Beyond The Frontier, nothing has ever really come close to the freedom of this game. 

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Theme Tunes: Monkey – Gandhara

The closing title music to the Japanese TV series.  It’s also just a very beautiful song though.

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Theme Tunes: Monkey

Monkey was a 70’s Japanese TV series that basically did for Chinese legend what Hercules and Xena did to Greek; turned it into a very silly slap stick comedy.

Anyway, the title song was performed by Godiego.  In the english version you can hear a couple of times where they struggle a bit to make the lyrics fit the music,

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Theme Tunes: Monty Python’s Flying Circus

And now for something completely different…

I believe the music is actually ‘The Liberty Bell March’ by John Philip Sousa.

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Theme Tunes: The Wombles (Wombling Song)

Making good use of the things that we find… things that the everyday folk leave behind…

It’s kind of how I play RPG’s; never throwing away anything unless I have to.

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Theme Tunes: Thomas The Tank Engine

For some reason this all looks a lot creepier to me than it used to…

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Theme Tunes: Thunderbirds

Wait… why was John Tracy in space?  To monitor transmissions… but surely it could have been relayed back to the ground?  There was no need to just leave him up there… unless the other Tracys just didn’t like him.

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Theme Tunes: SuperTed

Keeps you safe in bed as well as fights crime… but wait… is his costume under his skin?  How does… ?  What?

And no, Tumblr; it was a rhetorical question.

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