31156Re: [podcasters] Oh communal podcaster brain, where do I find my theme music?
- Jul 8, 2007I should also have mentioned that you might find some help by tapping some
of the members of the Association of Music Podcasting at
http://musicpodcasting.org such as the podcaster of The Jazz Suite:
On 7/8/07, Harold Johnson <harold.johnson@...> wrote:
> Family legend has it that grandfather worked with Mr. Alpert briefly. I'm
> not entirely certain in what respect, though -- my gramps was a private
> investigator, but he also played some guitar...
> "Zorba the Greek"
> On 3/31/07, Braindouche! <podcast@...> wrote:
> > Hey folks,
> > I've been bashing my head against this problem for months. I found a
> > song that would be a perfect theme song for my yet-unreleased podcast
> > -- the song "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You", from the Going Places
> > album by Herb Alpert. Of course, I can't use it... I even asked the
> > record company that Alpert uses, and they sent me a very polite, but
> > unequivocal, no.
> > So, of course, everything that I find won't be as good, since i've
> > already found "the perfect song". I've been plugging away at the
> > internet to find something in a similar vein to that song, and I've
> > made a startling discovery: THere appears to be only one artist in the
> > english-speaking world willing to admit on the internet that they make
> > big band american mariachi music a la the Tijuana Brass. His name is
> > Amante. His music could really work well for me, even if it isn't
> > Perfect. He also said no.
> > Do any of you, anywhere, have *any* ideas where I could look for music
> > even vaguely related to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, or Lawrence
> > Welk? I want something retro, shuffling, perferably brassy,
> > unthreatening, and more than anything else, it needs to be milquetoast
> > suburban 1960's music for middleclass white people. I'm desperate.
> > I'll even pay for it, if you happen to know of a library music company
> > that will work with a podcaster on a very limited budget and cannot
> > for the foreseeable future pay royalties.
> > Thank you all so very much in advance, my potential hero's to whom I
> > shall be indebted,
> > Mer
> > [podcast to follow]
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