Freak Power Ticket (Eclectic)
A "wondrous boat ride" exploring rock 'n' roll & other music, the counter cultural, cinema, pop culture, oddities, etc. Buy a ticket, take the ride.
Mon Jan 14th 2013 11.00am–12.00pm
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Spizzenergi “Where's Captain Kirk?” from 1978-1988 A Decade of Spizz History MP3 ALBUM (Cherry Red Records 1980) —William Shatner & STAR TREK: The Original Series ROCK!!!Buy it!
Ben Folds “IN LOVE” from Fear of Pop: Vol 1 MP3 ALBUM (sony bmg music entertainment 1998) —Vocals by William Shatner.Buy it!
Edge of Etiquette “I Hate You” from Star Trek IV - The Voyage Home MP3 ALBUM (Intrada 1986) —This is the song blasting from a rude mohawk-wearing punk's boombox before he is incapacitated by Mr. Spock in the Nimoy-directed TREK feature film, STAR TREK IV.Buy it!
Stovokor “For the Glory of Qo'nos” from N/A MP3 OTHER (Stovokor) —Excerpt from a free online track from the Portland-based TREK novelty band that performs in Klingon costumes & their fabricated language. The band was featured in Ron Nygard's 2004 documentary TREKKIES 2: http://www.purevolume.com/stovokorBuy it!
No Kill I “bonk bonk on the head” from Tape MP3 ALBUM (No Kill I) —The Sacramento TREK novelty band is featured prominently in TREKKIES 2, a 2004 documentary about TREK fan culture: Download their lo-fi punk songs for free at this URL: http://www.nokilli.com/Buy it!
Five Year Mission “Miri” from Year One MP3 ALBUM (Five Year Mission 2010) —The Indianapolis TREK tribute band tackles the same themes covered by No Kill I's "bonk bonk..." with a song inspired by the Season One episode, "Miri." 5YM claims to be writing a song inspired by each episode of TREK.Buy it!
Todd Rundgren & Utopia “Star Trek” from Disco Jets MP3 ALBUM (Esoteric Recordings 2012) —A disco track released in 1976 by this prog-rock band featuring the acclaimed musician & producer Rundgren. A cover of Alexander Courage's "Theme from Star Trek."Buy it!
Various Artists “T.J. Hooker” from Television's Greatest Hits Volume 6 - Remote Control MP3 ALBUM (1986) —Theme to Shatner's 1980's hit cop TV show composed by Mark Snow of X-FILES & STARSKY & HUTCH fame.Buy it!
Rod Serling “Nick Of Time [preview]” from N/A MP3 OTHER —Preview for THE TWILIGHT ZONE Season 2: Episode 43 (1959): "Nick of Time," written by Richard Matheson & starring William Shatner: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbs8zihfsiUBuy it!
William Shatner “Twilight Zone feat. Warrren Haynes” from Seeking Major Tom MP3 ALBUM (cleopatra records 2011) —William Shatner makes a nod towards his guest-starring roles on 2 episodes on the cult-classic TV program THE TWILIGHT ZONE with a cover of this Golden Earring 1982 hit single. EXCERPT.Buy it!
N/A “Twilight Zone "Nightmare At 20,000 Feet"” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a 2015) —Intro to a 1964 TV episode starring a pre-TREK Shatner, his 2nd TZ. After Rod Serling's intro, the segment is a bed for my voiceover: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=827OGkGn_Kk - "Twilight Zone 'Nightmare At 20,000 Feet'"Buy it!
Leonard Nimoy “Where No Man Has Gone Before” from Leonard Nimoy Presents Mr. Spock's Music from Outer Space MP3 ALBUM (Varese Sarabande 1967) —Lounge-y cover of the STAR TREK theme song on this 1967 novelty album.Buy it!
Leonard Nimoy “Highly Illogical” from Spaced Out - The Best of Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner MP3 COMP (UMG Recordings, Inc. 1998) —Also featured on the 1967 album LEONARD NIMOY PRESENTS MR. SPOCK'S MUSIC FROM OUTER SPACE.Buy it!
N/A “The Devil's Rain (trailer) 1975” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a 2015) —William Shatner starred in THE DEVIL'S RAIN in 1975, a critically-drubbed flop directed by the man behind THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES: "The Devil's Rain (trailer) 1975": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8YtpkkG7ogBuy it!
Charles Napier “Headin' Out to Eden” composed by Arthur Heinemann, Charles Napier, and Craig Robertson from STAR TREK: The Original Series Soundtrack Collection MP3 COMP (La-La Land Records 2012) —From a box set featuring every cue from all 3 seasons of STAR TREK. This track was in the famous "space hippies" episode from Season 3, "The Way to Eden." Charles Napier is also known, for other roles, as 1 of The Good Ol' Boys in the film THE BLUES BROS.Buy it!
N/A “KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS (1977) - Trailer” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a 2015) —Trying to spring back from a late-1960s/1970's career dry spell, William Shatner starred in another sci-fi B-movie, 1977'S KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEutHPsF548 STAR TREK: THE MOVIE brought him back to big time in 1979.Buy it!
Nichelle Nichols “Oh, Charlie's Our New Darling” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a) —Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura sings on the Season One episode of STAR TREK: The Original Series, "Charlie X."Buy it!
Nichelle Nichols “Know What I Mean (Single Version)” from Down To Earth MP3 ALBUM (sony music entertainment 2004) —Nichols (Lt. Uhura on STAR TREK) got her start in musical theater before being cast on the cult TV series. This originally came out during the show's first run in 1967.Buy it!
Five Year Mission “Happy Birthday, George Takei” from The Trouble With Tribbles MP3 ALBUM (Five Year Mission 2012) —Music bed for voiceover.Buy it!
Charles Napier “Looking for a New Land” from STAR TREK: The Original Series Soundtrack Collection MP3 COMP (La-La Land Records 2012) —From a box set featuring every cue from all 3 seasons of STAR TREK. This track was in the famous "space hippies" episode from Season 3, "The Way to Eden." Charles Napier is also known, for other roles, as 1 of The Good Ol' Boys in the film THE BLUES BROS.Buy it!
Douglas Grindstaff, Jack Finlay & Joseph Sorokin “Enterprise Bridge Sequence” from Star Trek Sound Effects MP3 ALBUM (Gnp Crescendo Records www.beggars.com/ 1967) —Excerpt.Buy it!
SCEngine “Star Trek 1969 - The Way to Eden (SCE Remix)” from N/A MP3 SINGLE (n/a) —Remixing & sampling from STAR TREK: The Original Series' season 3 episode, "The Way to Eden." https://soundcloud.com/scengine/the-way-to-eden-spontaneous - Space hippies! Outro music bed for voiceover commentary/back-announcement.Buy it!
N/A “Wildcats.divx” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a 2015) —This clip features segments from the cult 1974 DELIVERANCE-influenced "yuppies on dirtbikes" made-for-TV movie PRAY FOR THE WILDCATS, which also starred a scary Andy Griffith, Robert Reed (the dad on THE BRADY BUNCH), & Marjoe Gortner (EARTHQUAKE).Buy it!
William Shatner & Bob Wilkins “"William Shatner Interview Bob Wilkins Interviews Hollywood"” from N/A MP3 OTHER (n/a) —"William Shatner Interview Bob Wilkins Interviews Hollywood" is a 1977 interview with Shatner conducted by SF/Bay Area/Sacramento sci-fi/horror host Bob Wilkins (RIP): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8kdJ7UFuykBuy it!
William Shatner “Rocket Man (feat. Steve Hillage)” from Seeking Major Tom MP3 ALBUM (cleopatra records 2011) —Shatner's surreal cult performance of this Elton John/Bernie Taupin song at the 1978 Saturn Awards ceremony (for sci-fi/horror/fantasy films) is finally "recreated" on his 2011 studio album.Buy it!
Kevin Pollak “Captain Kirk Impression” from N/A MP3 OTHER —"Kevin Pollak Captain Kirk Impression": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcIm9EmgJ20Buy it!
Brad Paisley “Shatner Says Goodbye” from Time Well Wasted MP3 OTHER (BMG Music 2005) —Excerpt. Repeats Shatner's notorious words to fans at a fictitious STAR TREK convention on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: "Get a life."Buy it!
Nerf Herder “Mr. Spock” from American Cheese MP3 ALBUM (Fat Wreck Chords 2002) L —Excerpt. Music bed for outro voiceover. Santa Barbara's own Nerf Herder weigh in on TREK in this now 10-year-old song.Buy it!
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