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Monday, April 26, 2010


The Essential Mike Post TV Theme Coolection
Music By Mike Post
Silva Screen Records SILED4519 (UK)
15 Tracks 45:31 mins

Released today in the UK and on 4th May in the US, in time for the latest cinematic re-imagining of a TV show, The A-Team, starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper etc., is this collection of TV themes by the man responsible for the classic A-Team theme which, from trailers I have seen, appears to feature in the film - and how could it not?
Of course, the theme is central to this collection, along with other well-known and award-winning efforts for Blossom; Doogie Howser, M.D.; Hardcastle and McCormick; Hill Street Blues; Hunter; L.A. Law; Law and Order; Magnum P.I.; NYPD Blue; Quantum Leap; Tales of the Gold Monkey; The Rockford Files; Top of the Hill; and Wiseguy - variously performed by The Daniel Caine Orchestra, London Music Works, Mark Ayres and The City of Prague Philharmonic.
From the many memorable themes gathered here, it's easy to see that there was a time when Mike Post, Pete Carpenter and their team of ghostwriters were responsible for providing music for most of the hit shows on American TV, and this collection makes for a great nostalgia trip for those of us that remember them, or just a collection of, admittedly dated, but catchy themes for those that don't.
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