Sunday, December 4, 2011

21 Songs You Have Heard But Do Not Know Their Name (Part 1)

1) Sand Dance (or Streets of Old Cairo) (Wilson, Keppel and Betty)

    Classic Egyptian theme

2) Entry of the Gladiators (Julius Fučík)

    I'm sure the composer was going for big things but it ended up being
    the classic circus/clown theme...

3) Baby Elephant Walk (Henry Mancini)

4) Powerhouse (Raymond Scott)

    Classic "The Gears Of Industry Are Turning" theme

5) In The Mood (Glenn Miller)

6) Sing Sing Sing (Benny Goodman)

7) Yakety Sax (Boots Randolph)

     Benny Hill theme song.

8)  Spanish Flea (Herb Alpert)

9) Take Five (Dave Brubeck Quartet)

10) Rose Rouge (St. Germain)

11) Theme From "A Summer Place" (Percy Faith)

12) Hoedown from Rodeo (Aaron Copland)

      Wild West or pioneer theme

13) Summer Samba (Walter Wanderley)

       You are now on hold...

14) Soul Bossa Nova (Quincy Jones)

      Austin Powers theme song.

15) Happy Go Lively (Laurie Johnson)

16) The Typewriter (Leroy Anderson)

Classic typewriter theme

17) Oh Yeah (Yello)

      Surely you've heard this one (I mean... it was only in EVERY 80s film)...

18) Fanfare For The Common Man (Aaron Copland)

       Fallen soldier or WWII theme

19) Escape (Craig Armstrong)

20) "Aquarium" from the Carnival of the Animals (Camille Saint-Saëns)

21) Painted World (Two Steps From Hell)

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