Favoriting Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins: Playlist from November 12, 2019 Favoriting

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Soundtrack music from the first silent forward. If it was written for the moving image, we'll play it. Library music included; popcorn optional.

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Favoriting November 12, 2019: JONATHAN HERTZBERG (Dirty Old CA) 
Jonathan Hertzberg is back for a sixth installment employing his exhaustive film knowledge for a trip up and down the coast of Dirty Old CA with a selection of tunes from films and television shows shot on California city streets in the grimier, edgier, hairier '70s and early '80s. Check out Jonathan's first Morricone Island-curation (Dirty Old NYC aka Fun City) of music from films featuring John Lindsay and Ed Koch-era NYC preserved in all of its glory here on Dirty Old NY aka Fun City I on 7/21/15, and subsequent appearances on 12/15/15 (Coming Of Age Films), 1/17/17 (Films of 1981), 11/21/17 (Source Music) and 2/17/19 (Dirty Old NY aka Fun City II).

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Ralph Burns  Ladd Company Logo   Favoriting Star 80  Ladd Company 
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Kris Kristofferson  Help Me Make It Through the Night (Instrumental)   Favoriting Fat City  Twilight Time 
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Patrick Williams  The Streets of San Francisco   Favoriting The Streets of San Francisco  Capitol 
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J.J. Johnson  Cleo And Reuben   Favoriting Cleopatra Jones  \Warner 
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Billy Goldenberg  The Chase   Favoriting Busting  Kritzerland 
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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  The Rockford Files   Favoriting The Rockford Files  MGM 
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Music behind DJ:
Ron Grainer 

The Spirits Still Linger   Favoriting

The Omega Man 

Film Score Monthly 

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Billy Goldenberg  Theme from Harry O (Season 2 Opening)   Favoriting Harry O  ABC 
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Michael Small  The Finale   Favoriting Night Moves  Warner Bros 
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Michel Polnareff  Ballet   Favoriting Lipstick  Atlantic 
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Jerry Fielding  Harry's World   Favoriting The Enforcer  Aleph 
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Norman Whitfield  Righteous Rhythm   Favoriting Car Wash  Motown 
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John Carpenter  Walking Out   Favoriting Assault on Precinct 13  Record Makers 
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Music behind DJ:
Jerry Fielding 

Main Title   Favoriting

The Mechanic 

Intrada 

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Music behind DJ:
Denny Zeitlin 

Angel of Death   Favoriting

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 

United Artists 

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David Shire  Straight Time   Favoriting Straight Time  David Shire 
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Yesca  Lost Due To Incompetence (Theme For A Big Green Van)   Favoriting Cheech and Chong's Up In Smoke  Warner 
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Lalo Schifrin  Boulevard Nights   Favoriting Boulevard Nights  Warner Bros 
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Music behind DJ:
Jimmy Page 

A Shadow in the City   Favoriting

Death Wish II 

Swan Song 

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Music behind DJ:
David Campbell 

Main Theme   Favoriting

Night of the Comet 

Atlantic 

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Jack Nitzsche  Bondage   Favoriting Hardcore  Blow Out Recordings 
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Jack Nitzsche  Cord Building In L.A.   Favoriting Cutters Way  Quartet Records 
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James Horner  Jack Leaves Elaine's Apartment   Favoriting 48 Hrs  Intrada 
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Arthur B. Rubinstein  Sanity Check   Favoriting Blue Thunder  MCA 
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Jay Chattaway  End Title   Favoriting Walking The Edge  Vestron 
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john Barry  Mike's Murder   Favoriting Mike Is Dead  Prometheus 
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Brad Fiedel  Gun Shop _ Reese in Alley   Favoriting The Terminator  Milan 
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Listener comments!

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dale:

help me make it through tuesday night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm
ultradamno:

Poor Dorothy Stratten
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm
dale:

strrets of san francisco?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:06pm
dale:

wasn't it bogdanovich messing with dorothy that caused her b.f. to kill her? and then bogdanovich married her sister?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
ultradamno:

Yep, you've always got to have a backup www.latimes.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
melinda:

hi all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
melinda:

Just in time for Rockford! Crankin it up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
dale:

YESH! hearty sould be listening to rockford.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
chris:

rockford <3
Avatar 7:09pm
Sonny Rickles:

Two thumbs up for the Rockford Files theme!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Jim drove a cool Firebird.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm
dale:

herro melinda. everyone jumped on instant rockford recognition.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm
ultradamno:

Cleo really liked holding her gun that way.
  7:10pm
slugluv1313:

A Quinn Martin Production :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm
melinda:

@dale it's just so good and evocative of a time in my childhood. I don't actually remember episodes, just the theme.
Avatar 7:12pm
Sonny Rickles:

As a resident of Dirty Old CA (San Diego) I heartely approve of this show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm
dale:

a poster for galaxina was up in a movie house where i grew up....it was the last movie they showed before they closed the doors and that poster hung for about 5 or 6 years, fading and fading and fading...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm
dale:

melinda - yes. a lot of themes played on the radio as hits too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm
melinda:

My dad liked to watch Rockford and I remember getting excited hearing the theme coming from the living room. I probably tried to watch and it was over my head.
  7:20pm
Marie:

Love it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm
Folsom:

This has a lot of Herbie Hancock in it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm
melinda:

Car Wash!
  7:24pm
Marie:

this is tweakin' all kinds of brain cells...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm
dale:

i always though the hemingway girls looked weird.
  7:25pm
Marie:

I mean, all this stuff--not sure I ever heard this Herbie Hancock before... Thank you for all this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm
loveless:

The memories are rushing back while listening to these songs. This show will be on repeat many times!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm
ultradamno:

Lipstick tagline: "she believed she was the weaker sex until the day she was violated" 2.bp.blogspot.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm
Little Danny:

Heya Devon and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm
common:

Ah, 70s
Avatar 7:34pm
Linda Lee:

how am i so late?
Mr Hertzberg's Fun City videos are absolute genius & I recommend them constantly. Also a beautiful meditation on my home town as I knew it. Bravo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:35pm
dale:

never saw the remake of body snatchers. should i bother?
  7:36pm
spodiodi:

I'm gonna go with it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm
ultradamno:

The Germs "Germicide" show was basically their audition to be in this movie, they didn't make it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm
dale:

a lot of non contact highs in this film.
  7:36pm
Ajax:

Sick show ! All the greats and then Theme for a Big Green Van! So great, is Van Nuys Blvd up next?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm
melinda:

@dale yes. I think it's a classic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm
ultradamno:

Over The Edge, which really wasn't even a gang movie, is my favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:42pm
melinda:

lost doodoo incompetence
Avatar 7:43pm
Linda Lee:

Jack Nitzche! favorite!
Avatar 7:44pm
Linda Lee:

there's a permanent place in my mind carved out for the music for "performance"..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:45pm
ultradamno:

The terrifying Over The Edge gang m.media-amazon.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm
melinda:

@ultradamno I still haven't seen that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:48pm
ultradamno:

It's a really fun movie. One of my favorite Matt Dillon performances actually.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm
ultradamno:

An article with an eye for what was important about Night Of The Comet thebigpicturemagazine.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm
ultradamno:

Speaking of Hardcore, there was a storyline in the last season of The Deuce that seemed to play off that premise.
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