31157RE: [podcasters] Oh communal podcaster brain, where do I find my theme music?
- Jul 8, 2007Think there's a chance you could get permission to use the theme music from
the old "The Dating Game"?
Podcasts: "Groovelectric" / "Podrunner"
From: Harold Johnson [mailto:harold.johnson@...]
Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2007 11:00 PM
Subject: Re: [podcasters] Oh communal podcaster brain, where do I find my
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@braindouche
<mailto:podcast%40braindouche.net> .net> wrote:
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> 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,
> [podcast to follow]
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