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31264Re: [podcasters] Oh communal podcaster brain, where do I find my theme music?

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  • Harold Johnson
    Jul 13, 2007
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      I'm not sure what you mean -- is that Herb's music?

      Harold


      On 7/8/07, Steven R. Boyett <steve@...> wrote:
      >
      > Think there's a chance you could get permission to use the theme music
      > from
      > the old "The Dating Game"?
      >
      > Steve Boyett
      > www.djsteveboy.com <http://www.djsteveboy.com/>
      > Podcasts: "Groovelectric" / "Podrunner"
      >
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: Harold Johnson [mailto:harold.johnson@...<harold.johnson%40gmail.com>]
      >
      > Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2007 11:00 PM
      > To: podcasters@yahoogroups.com <podcasters%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [podcasters] Oh communal podcaster brain, where do I find my
      > theme music?
      >
      > 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...
      >
      > Harold
      > "Zorba the Greek"
      > http//somethingthathappened.com
      >
      > On 3/31/07, Braindouche! <podcast@braindouche
      > <mailto:podcast% <podcast%25>40braindouche.net> .net> 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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