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Dec 6, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from Jon Favreau's 2003 holiday film Elf.

Music in this episode includes:

"Pennies From Heaven" written by Arthur Johnston & Johnny Burke; performed by Louis Prima

"The Nutcracker Suite" written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; performed by The Brian Setzer Orchestra

"Sleigh Ride" written by Leroy Anderson & Mitchell Parish; performed by Ella Fitzgerald

"The Syncopated Clock" written by Leroy Anderson

"What Christmas Means To Me" written by Allen Story, Anna Gordy Gaye & George Gordy; performed by Stevie Wonder

"Baby, It's Cold Outside" written by Frank Loesser; performed by Esther Williams & Ricardo Montalban (1949) and Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone (2003)

"Baby It's Cold Outside" written by Tommy Gauvenda & Mimi Betinis; performed by Pezband

BONUS TRACK: "Looking For A U.F.O." written and performed by Adrian Belew

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Nov 29, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from spy comedy films.

Music in this episode includes:
"Last Of The Secret Agents" written by Lee Hazlewood; performed by Nancy Sinatra
"Dr. Evil" written by John Linnell & John Flansburgh; performed by They Might Be Giants featuring Robin Goldwasser
"Spy Hard" written and performed by "Weird Al" Yankovic
"Who Can You Trust" written by Theodore Shapiro & Craig Wedren; performed by Ivy Levan

BONUS TRACK: "Spy" written by John Linnell & John Flansburgh; performed by They Might Be Giants

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Nov 26, 2016

In this bonus mini-episode, West explains why there is a bonus mini-episode.  Then he talks about the theme song for every version of The Odd Couple that has ever existed.  (Hint:  it's all the same song.)

Music in this episode includes:
"The Odd Couple" music by Neal Hefti, questionable lyrics by Sammy Cahn

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Nov 22, 2016

In this episode, West plays music composed by Alex North for Stanley Kubrick's 1960 film Spartacus.

Music in this episode includes:
"Overture"
"Main Title"
"Varinia's Theme"
"Gladiators Fight To The Death"
"On To Vesuvius (b) Forest Meeting"
"Oysters And Snails"
"Blue Shadows And Purple Hills"
"Desolation Elegy"
"Varinia And Crassus"
"Runaway" performed by Del Shannon
"I Am Spartacus" {dialogue written by Dalton Trumbo}
"Love Theme" Variations performed by:
     Yusuf Lateef
     Dave Grusin
     Carlos Santana
     The Ramsey Lewis Trio
     Regina Carter
     Brian Tyler
     Diego Navarro
"Metapontum Triumph"
BONUS TRACK:  "Exit Music (Spartacus Love Theme)"

"Runaway" composed by Max Crook & Del Shannon; all other music composed by Alex North

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Nov 15, 2016

In this episode, West throws his cares to the winds and unleashes the mighty force of the Ennio Morricone Dance Party!

Music in this episode includes:
"Diabolik #8 - Subaquei" and "Diabolik #2 - Filatura" from Diabolik
"La Moda (Alternate Version 1) from La Donna Invisible
"Scuola Di Ballo Al Sole" from The Hawks And The Sparrows
"Il Successo Twist" from Il Successo
"Se Telefonando" performed by Mina
"Fruscio Di Foglie Verdi" and "Beat No. 3" from Teorema
"Una Vita Felice" from Matchless
All music composed by Ennio Morricone.

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Nov 8, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from Martin Scorsese's 1973 film Mean Streets.

Music in this episode includes:
"Be My Baby" written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich & Phil Spector; performed by The Ronettes
"Jumpin' Jack Flash" written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards; performed by The Rolling Stones
"Please Mr. Postman" written by Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett, Freddie Gorman, Brian Holland & Robert Bateman; performed by The Marvelettes
"The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)" written by Rudy Clark; performed by Betty Everett
"Rubber Biscuit" written by Charles Johnson & Adam R. Levy; performed by The Chips
"Pledging My Love" written by Ferdinand Washington & Don Robey; performed by the late great Johnny Ace

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Nov 1, 2016

West likes soundtrack albums from the 80's, and will occasionally play some of them at you! In this episode, West returns to the 80's Soundtrack Corner to play music from Cameron Crowe's 1989 directorial debut, Say Anything...

Music in this episode includes:
"All For Love" written by Martin Page & John Bettis; performed by Nancy Wilson
"You Want It" written by Robin Zander & Tom Petersson; performed by Cheap Trick
"Skankin' To The Beat" written by K.R. Jones & W.A. Kibby II; performed by Fishbone
"Within Your Reach" written by Paul Westerberg; performed by The Replacements
"In Your Eyes" written and performed by Peter Gabriel
BONUS TRACK:  "A Girl Like You" written by Pat DiNizio; performed by The Smithereens

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Oct 28, 2016

In this special Halloween bonus episode, West talks about Mike Oldfield's 1973 LP Tubular Bells, the album that gave us the legendary theme music from William Friedkin's 1973 film The Exorcist.

Music in this episode includes:
"Tubular Bells Part 1" from the album Tubular Bells (1973)
"The Intro And The Outro" performed by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
"The Bell" from the album Tubular Bells II (1992)
"Finale" from the album Tubular Bells 2003 (take a guess)

"The Intro And The Outro" written by Vivian Stanshall; all others composed by Mike Oldfield.

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Oct 25, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from the three film versions of The Thing.

Music in this episode includes:
"Main Title" and "Melting Sequence" from The Thing From Another World (1951) composed by Dimitri Tiomkin
"God's Country Music" and "Meating Of The Minds" from The Thing (2011) composed by Marco Beltrami
"Humanity Part 1", "Despair" and "Humanity Part 2" from The Thing (1982) composed by Ennio Morricone

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Oct 18, 2016

In this episode, West concludes his Rocktober series with music from Mel Stuart's 1973 film Wattstax.

Music in this episode includes:
"Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get" written by Tony Hester; performed by The Dramatics
"Peace Be Still" Traditional; performed by The Emotions
"Best Of My Love" written by Maurice White & Al McKay; performed by The Emotions
"Respect Yourself" written by Luther Ingram & Mack Rice; performed by The Staple Singers
"Son Of Shaft/Feel It" written by Allen Jones, Homer Banks & William Brown; performed by The Bar-Kays
"I'll Play The Blues For You" written by Jerry Beach; performed by Albert King
"Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone" written by Don Davis, Kent Barker & Cam Wilson; performed by Johnnie Taylor
"Do The Funky Chicken" written and performed by Rufus Thomas
"Theme From Shaft" and "Soulsville" written and performed by Isaac Hayes

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Oct 11, 2016

In this episode, West rocks onward into Rocktober with music from Michael Wadleigh's 1970 documentary Woodstock.

Music in this episode includes:
"Going Up The Country" adapted from Henry Thomas' "Bull Doze Blues" by Alan Wilson; performed by Canned Heat
"Handsome Johnny" written by Richie Havens and Louis Gossett Jr. (yes, THAT Louis Gossett Jr.); performed by Richie Havens
"Joe Hill" written by Alfred Hayes & Earl Robinson; performed by Joan Baez
BONUS TRACK: "Amazing Journey" written by Pete Townshend; performed by The Who
"We're Not Gonna Take It" written by Pete Townshend; performed by The Who
"At The Hop" written by Artie Singer, John Medora & David White; performed by Sha Na Na
"With A Little Help From My Friends" written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney; performed by Joe Cocker
"Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" written by Stephen Stills; performed by Crosby, Stills & Nash
"The Fish Cheer/I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag" written and performed by Country Joe McDonald
"Soul Sacrifice" written by David Brown, Marcus Malone, Gregg Rolie & Carlos Santana; performed by Santana
"I Want To Take You Higher" written by Sly Stone; performed by Sly And The Family Stone
"Purple Haze" written and performed by Jimi Hendrix
"Woodstock" written by Joni Mitchell; performed by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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Oct 4, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from D.A. Pennebaker's 1968 documentary Monterey Pop.

Music in this episode includes:
"San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)" written by John Phillips and performed by Scott McKenzie
"California Dreamin'" written by John Phillips & Michelle Phillips and performed by The Mamas And The Papas
"The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" written by Paul Simon and performed by Simon & Garfunkel
"Ball And Chain" written by Big Mama Thornton and performed by Big Brother And The Holding Company
"My Generation" written by Pete Townshend and performed by The Who
"I've Been Loving You Too Long" written by Otis Redding & Jerry Butler and performed by Otis Redding
"Wild Thing" written by Chip Taylor and performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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Sep 27, 2016

West likes soundtrack albums from the 80's, and will occasionally play some of them at you! In this episode, West returns to the 80's Soundtrack Corner to play music from the 1988 Depeche Mode documentary 101.

Music in this episode includes:
"Master And Servant"
"People Are People"
"Blasphemous Rumours"
"Strangelove"
"Behind The Wheel"
"Everything Counts"
All songs written by Martin Gore and performed by Depeche Mode.

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Sep 20, 2016

In this episode, West plays excerpts from three scores composed by Jerry Goldsmith for science fiction films. Also, breaking news and editorial commentary from the Musical Notation Action Newsdesk!

Music in this episode includes:
"The Dome/The City" and "Fatal Games" from Logan's Run
"End Credits" from Outland
"The Dream" from Total Recall
All selections composed by Jerry Goldsmith.

Links to videos referred to in this episode;
"The Marvel Symphonic Universe" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vfqkvwW2fs
"Hollywood Scores & Soundtracks: What Do They Sound Like? Do They Sound Like Things?? Let's Find Out!" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEfQ_9DIItI

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Sep 13, 2016

In this episode, West plays some of his favorite music from Westerns.

Music in this episode includes:
"The Legend Of Chuck-A-Luck" composed by Ken Darby
"Ghost Riders In The Sky" and "The Searchers" composed by Stan Jones
"Ethan Returns" composed by Max Steiner
"Do Not Forsake Me O My Darlin'" composed by Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington
"Main Title" from How The West Was Won composed by Alfred Newman

BONUS TRACK: "Wild West Hero" composed by Jeff Lynne; performed by Electric Light Orchestra

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Sep 6, 2016

In this episode, West plays music composed by Danny Elfman for three films directed by Tim Burton.

Music in this episode includes:
"Forbidden Zone" and "Nasty Habits" performed by Oingo Boingo
"Main Title", "The Breakfast Machine" and "Stolen Bike/Lonely Walk" from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
"Main Title" from Beetlejuice
"First Confrontation" and "Descent Into Mystery" from Batman

BONUS TRACK: "Little Guns" performed by Oingo Boingo

All music composed by Danny Elfman.

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Aug 30, 2016

West likes soundtrack albums from the 80's, and will occasionally play some of them at you! In this episode, West returns to the 80's Soundtrack Corner to play music from the 1980 film Xanadu.

Music in this episode includes:
"Magic" performed by Olivia Newton-John
"Suddenly" performed by Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard
"Whenever You're Away From Me" performed by Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly
"I'm Alive", "The Fall" and "All Over The World" performed by Electric Light Orchestra
"Xanadu" performed by Olivia Newton-John and Electric Light Orchestra

BONUS TRACK: "Xanadu (New Version)" performed by Electric Light Orchestra

"Magic", "Suddenly" and "Whenever You're Away From Me" composed by John Farrar; all other songs composed by Jeff Lynne

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Aug 23, 2016

In this episode, West plays music composed and/or performed by Wendy Carlos.

Music in this episode includes:
"Air On A G String" and "Water Music: Air" performed by Wendy Carlos
"Timesteps" from A Clockwork Orange
"Rocky Mountains" from The Shining
"Clockworks (Bloody Elevators)" from The Shining trailer
"The Light Sailer" and "Ending Titles" from TRON

"Air On A G String" composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
"Water Music: Air" composed by George Frideric Handel
"Rocky Mountains" composed by Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind
All other music composed by Wendy Carlos
 
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Aug 16, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from three composers who only wrote one film score.

Music in this episode includes:
"Main Title" and "Charley's Death" from On The Waterfront composed by Leonard Bernstein
"Main Title" and "Infiltration" from Invasion Of The Body Snatchers composed by Denny Zeitlin
"2M1" (cue number - no name given) and "Love In The Open Air" from The Family Way composed by Paul McCartney

BONUS TRACK: "Dueling Brandos" performed by Peter Boyle & John Belushi

Thinking about reading "List Of The Lost" by Morrissey?  Don't.
 
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Aug 9, 2016

In this episode, West plays music from Woody Allen's musical film Everyone Says I Love You.

Music in this episode includes:
"Everyone Says I Love You" by Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby; performed by Groucho Marx and Chico Marx
"Just You, Just Me" by Jesse Greer & Raymond Kluges; performed by Edward Norton
"I'm Through With Love" by Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck & Gus Kahn; performed by Woody Allen and Goldie Hawn
"All My Life" by Sam Stept & Sidney Mitchell; performed by Julia Roberts
"Looking At You" by Cole Porter; performed by Alan Alda
"If I Had You" by Jimmy Campbell & Reg Connelly (as Irving King) & Ted Shapiro; performed by Tim Roth
 
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Aug 5, 2016

In this special bonus episode, West celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' REVOLVER.

Music in this episode includes:
"Eleanor Rigby"
"Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only)"
"Prelude" from Psycho
"Yellow Submarine"
"She Said She Said"
"Tomorrow Never Knows"
"Prelude" composed by Bernard Herrmann; all others composed by John Lennon & Paul McCartney.

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Aug 2, 2016

West likes soundtrack albums from the 80's, and will occasionally play some of them at you! In this episode, West returns to the 80's Soundtrack Corner to play music from the album The Official Music Of The XXIII Olympiad - Los Angeles 1984.

Music in this episode includes:
"Bugler's Dream" composed by Leo Arnaud
"Nothing's Gonna Stop You Now (Team Sports Theme)" by Loverboy
"Power (Power Sports Theme)" by Bill Conti
"Street Thunder (Marathon Theme)" by Foreigner
"Olympic Fanfare And Theme" composed by John Williams
"The Olympian - Lighting Of The Torch" composed by Philip Glass

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Jul 26, 2016

In this episode, West plays music composed by Howard Shore for films directed by David Fincher. Plus, breaking news from the Musical Notation Action Newsdesk!

Music in this episode includes:
"The Typewriter"
"Envy And Wrath" from Se7en
"Attempted Murder" from The Game
"Main Title" from Panic Room
"The Typewriter" composed by Leroy Anderson; all other music composed by Howard Shore.

BONUS TRACK: "Love Plus One" by Haircut 100

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Jul 19, 2016

In this episode, West plays music composed by Brian Easdale for films by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, aka The Archers.

Music in this episode includes:
"Prelude" from The Battle Of The River Plate
"Main Titles And The Palace Of Mopu" from Black Narcissus
"Prelude", "The Red Shoes Ballet: I. Allegro Vivace", "IV. Lento Tranquillo", "VIII. Sostenuto" and "II. Allegro Moderato e Molto Ritmico" from The Red Shoes
All music composed by Brian Easdale.

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