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Will's Theme

Yesterday, was finally motivated to dig this bit of recurrent character music out of my favorite episode of Lost In Space, the Season One heart-tugger, Return From Outer Space. That's the show, you may recall, where Will enters a derelict matter tran…

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Wonderful Discovery - John Williams

Music from the Season One episode of Lost In Space, My Friend, Mr. Nobody, 1965.

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Wild West Hero - ELO

A 1978 release. "Wild West Hero" is a song by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), and the closing track and third single from the album Out of the Blue. The song was written by lead singer Jeff Lynne. Melvyn Gale, normally the band's cellist, provided t…

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.....And The Fighting Takes Over - The Teardrop Explodes

Released December, 1981. This is the next to last track from Wilder, the second album by The Teardrop Explodes.

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Translate Slowly - The Reivers/Zeitgeist

Translate Slowly - The Reivers/Zeitgeist

Seventh track from The Reiver's/Zeitgeist's first album, Translate Slowly. The Reivers were formed in 1984 as Zeitgeist. They were forced to change their name before releasing their second album in 1987, due to another group claiming prior rights to…

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The Only Living Boy In New York - Simon & Garfunkel

"The Only Living Boy in New York" is a song written by Paul Simon and performed by Simon & Garfunkel. It is the eighth track from the American pop duo's fifth and final studio album, Bridge over Troubled Water. The song was also issued as the B-side…

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Angel Of The Morning - Merilee Rush

Someone has very graciously shared this version of Merilee Rush's hit recording of Angel of the Morning "in stereo without vocal overdubs".

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Angel of the Morning - Merilee Rush

"Angel of the Morning" finally became a hit in the spring and summer of 1968 via a recording by Merrilee Rush made that January at American Sound Studios in Memphis with Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill producing. -- wikipedia


A lone mockingbird was a frequent visitor to our area a few years ago. He always came at night, and he'd sit on a telephone pole out back. He'd hang around most the day, but the best time to hear him without any other birds around was before daylight…

One the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away

On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away was among the best-selling songs of the 19th century, earning over $100,000 from sheet-music revenues. Written and composed by American songwriter Paul Dresser, it was published by the Tin Pan Alley firm of Howley…

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