Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Author Topic: Worst Music?  (Read 14356 times)

PYLdude

  • Member
  • Posts: 7906
  • Wardrobe furnished by Botany 500
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #105 on: September 27, 2020, 01:18:59 PM »
I figured he meant Donnymid.

You figure correctly.
Still crazy after all these years...but that's okay.

"I suppose you can still learn stuff on TLC, though it would be more in the Goofus & Gallant sense, that is (don't do what these parents did)"- Travis Eberle, August 2012

Blanquepage

  • Member
  • Posts: 1036
  • My hobby involvement comes in waves...
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #106 on: September 27, 2020, 09:44:20 PM »
After rewatching Number Please tonight, I'm throwing that show's music into this "worst music" category. Ew.

BrandonFG

  • Member
  • Posts: 16818
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #107 on: February 04, 2021, 08:59:19 PM »
I just watched part of an episode of Break the Bank from '85.

It starts off decently, gets really dramatic out of nowhere, then just becomes a jumbled mess.
"I’m not gonna miss a Biggie question, Sara.”

Now celebrating his 19th season on GSF!

GameShowGuru

  • Member
  • Posts: 203
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #108 on: September 28, 2021, 12:33:52 AM »

I've always wondered if companies like Score, with several different composers working for them, would always have an existing library of ideas they were working on, partial demos recorded, etc. which hadn't been "claimed" yet, that producers could choose from if they needed something in a rush?  With all the shows they worked on over the years, it would be surprising for me if every time a show needed music from them that they'd start from scratch.  Aren't composers always working on stuff?
Thing is,  especially by the 80's, most game show themes were taken from existing music.

Body Language theme = "Working Girl March" (though I would argue the Classic Concentration theme sounds more like it)

Actually, "Working Girl March" was used in the unsold pilot "Star Words" (hosted by Nipsey Russell; he was dancing to the music at the start of the show and at the end of the show he was with Charles Nelson Reilly and Patty Duke Astin and he said they were "gonna boogie on outta here.  Eat your heart out, Richard Simmons." where they began to "boogie on out".

Steve_Bier

  • Member
  • Posts: 156
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #109 on: September 28, 2021, 06:43:33 PM »
Since we are on the topic of music, I have often wondered about to seem to “Every Second Counts” (US run). The theme sounds very similar to the original theme song to “Fight Back! With David Horowitz“. As both shows were Westinghouse productions, and neither list a theme music composer, would it be safe to assume that one - or both - programs used stock music from KPM?

PYLdude

  • Member
  • Posts: 7906
  • Wardrobe furnished by Botany 500
Re: Worst Music?
« Reply #110 on: September 28, 2021, 09:22:11 PM »
I just watched part of an episode of Break the Bank from '85.

It starts off decently, gets really dramatic out of nowhere, then just becomes a jumbled mess.

That fell into my “I can’t hear it” file; every time I tried to listen to it, I couldn’t hear much of anything.
Still crazy after all these years...but that's okay.

"I suppose you can still learn stuff on TLC, though it would be more in the Goofus & Gallant sense, that is (don't do what these parents did)"- Travis Eberle, August 2012