45 Themes 2

Broadcast 12th June, 2016

A second show of TV themes (mostly) because I found I’d missed one really important one out (the BBC Film night one, from Billy Taylor).

I have added links to sites for each of the shows, and also for the lyrics to the two songs sung in Geordie which confounded the audience a little.  Sorry about that – it would be my native accent if I retained one.

A peak of 24 listeners – very pleasing.


Title Artists  Album Year
101 Lucky Seven Chris Squire  Fish Out Of Water 1975
102 Ordinary Man Christy Moore  Ordinary Man 1985
103 Suite: Judy Blue Eyes Crosby, Stills & Nash  Crosby, Stills & Nash 1969
104 Turn Your Back On Love Crosby, Stills & Nash  Daylight Again 2006
105 It Happened Today Curved Air  Live 1975
106 Big Dipper Dada  Dada 2000

The Show

 Index Title Artist Album Year Show
201 (Theme From) The Monkees The Monkees  The Monkees 1967 The Monkees
202 Theme from Shaft Isaac Hayes  Shaft 1971 Shaft
203 News Of The World The Jam  single 1978 Mock The Week
204 Living in the Past Jethro Tull  Living in the Past 1972 Living In The Past
205 Jessica The Allman Brothers  Brothers and Sisters 1973 Top Gear
206 Suicide Is Painless Bill Evans Trio  You Must Believe in Spring 1980 M*A*S*H
207 I Can See For Miles The Who  The Who Sell Out 1967 CSI
208 Who Are You The Who  Who Are You 1978 CSI:NY
209 Baba O’Riley The Who  Who’s Next 1971 CSI Cyber
210 Miami Vice Theme Jan Hammer  Miami Vice Soundtrack 1984 Miami Vice
211 Theme from Cosmos Vangelis  Best in Space 1994 Cosmos
212 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free Billy Taylor  Right Here, Right Now 1963 Film Night
213 Close the Coalhouse Door Alex Glasgow  Hi,Canny Man!’ 2002 Close the Coalhouse Door
214 When The Boat Comes In Alex Glasgow 1976 When The Boat Comes In
215 Over The Hills And Far Away John Tams  The Music of Sharpe 1996 Sharpe
216 Also Sprach Zarathustra Richard Strauss:          Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester,   Jonathan Nott BBC Prom 2009 2009 “2001”
217 Star Wars main theme John Williams:                  BBC Concert Orchestra,          John Lockwood BBC Proms 2013 2013 Star Wars
218 Imperial March John Williams:                 BBC Concert Orchestra,          John Lockwood BBC Proms 2013 2013  Star Wars
219 Superman theme Grimethorpe Colliery Band Movie Brass 2001 Superman
220 Indiana Jones theme John Williams   Indiana Jones


301 Closed Door Jam Larry Carlton & Lee Ritenour Larry & Lee 1995
302 Stomp And Buck Dance The Crusaders The Best Of The Crusaders 1976
303 Blue Rondo a la Turk Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out 1959
304 Captain Willie Solution The best of Solution Live 1991