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 May 20th 2013 11.00am–12.00pm
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N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —General Cinema Corporation Bumper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6uHhUKURYE Music bumper for the now defunct General Cinema theater chain. Music bed for voiceover intro. 1970s vintage.Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —The Ladykillers Trailer (1955): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoPaqgKWWv0 An early Peter Sellers film, with Obi Wan Kenobi, Sir Alec Guiness, from the Ealing Studios.Buy it!
Luigi Boccherini “Minuet by Boccherini” from 100 Classical Essentials: Essential Collection MP3 COMP (2012) —Featured in the Ealings comedy, THE LADYKILLERS, this is the song an undercover gang of thieves pretend to play to convince their elderly landlady that they're actually a chamber ensemble. Music bed for voiceover introduction.Buy it!
The Goons “Bloodnok's Rock 'N' Roll Call” from The Best OF MP3 ALBUM (ONe Day Music 2011) —"The Man with 1000 Voices," comedic genius Peter Sellers, got his start alongside Spike Milligan and others in the UK radio & TV troupe The Goons. Here's a sample of their work from the mid-1950s, a spoof of the popularity of rock'n'roll music.Buy it!
Peter Sellers “Suddenly It's Folk Song (from The Best of Sellers)” from Peter Sellers and The Goons - The Best of Sellers / The Goons Unchained Melodies MP3 COMP (Regis Records/The Orchard 2008) —1958 Goon Show-esque UK comedy routine.Buy it!
Kid Chocolat “Three Folk Songs” from Hello Children, The Peter Sellers Rmx MP3 ALBUM (Poor Records 2003) —The previous song Remixed by this Swiss DJ, whose LP release partly inspired this special.Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —tom thumb (Original Theatrical Trailer): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi607Z5Js2k 1958 family film by sci-fi & stop-motion FX pioneer George Pal gave Peter Sellers a breakthrough entrance into Hollywood studio films.Buy it!
Patience and Prudence “Tom Thumb's Tune” from The Very Best Of MP3 ALBUM (Master Classics Records / The Orchard 2011) —An adolescent music duo sings song from Robert Wise's film "tom thumb." Music bed for voiceover commentary and back announcement.Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —The Mouse That Roared: Trailer (1959): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoPaqgKWWv0 Broad Cold War comedy w/ Sellers playing 3 roles, directed by sci-fi master Jack Arnold.Buy it!
Peter Sellers “You Keep Me Swingin'” from Songs for Swingin' Sellers... And a Little Bit More MP3 ALBUM (Orange Leisure / The Orchard 2010) —007 vocalist Matt Monro (as Fred Flange) does the crooner vocals; Sellers closing bit here was sampled by Big Audio Dynamite in 'Rush.' Produced by George Martin of Beatles fame.Buy it!
Money Mark “Peter Sellers Sings George Gershwin” from Red Hot + Rhapsody - The Gershwin Groove MP3 ALBUM (The Red Hot Organization 1998) —An extended remix of a short Peter Sellers comedy bit from the 1959 LP SONGS FOR SWINGIN' SELLERS.Buy it!
Al Saxon “I'm All Right Jack” from Peter and Sophia MP3 COMP (Music All Records 2011 2011) —Peter Sellers played a key role in the industrial labor satire. This is the rock'n'roll title track.Buy it!
Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren “Goodness Gracious Me!” from Peter & Sophia MP3 ALBUM (Master Classics Records 2013) —A tie-in 45 single for THE MILLIONAIRESS, a film adaptation of a story by George Bernard Shaw (his Indian character anticipated THE PARTY)Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —Lolita (1962) Quilty at the dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQrnqNUZ31E Charlotte Haze (Shelley Winters) & Clare Quilty (Peter Sellers) reconnect: sort of.Buy it!
Nelson Riddle “Lolita Ya Ya (1996 Digital Remaster)” from Ultra-Lounge / Cocktail Capers Volume Eight MP3 COMP (Capitol Records= 1996) —Peter Sellers played Clare Quilty, the lecherous nemesis of Humbert Humbert (James Mason), a role expanded for the star by Nabokov's adaptation of his own controversial '50s novel, LOLITA. Music bed for voiceover commentary & back announcement.Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —Peter Sellers Judo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX6vrnz5tJY In his adaptation of FEAR & LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, Terry Gilliam alludes to this memorable hotel-lobby scene from LOLITA (1962).Buy it!
Henry Mancini “Panther Theme Remix” from Pink Panther's Penthouse Party CD COMP (Virgin Records 2004) —Remixed by Fischerspooner. Music bed for voiceover back announcement & commentary.Buy it!
N/A “N/A” MP3 OTHER (n/a 1998) —Dr. Strangelove trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gXY3kuDvSU Sellers was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his personification of 3 characters in Stanley Kubrick's satirical Nuclear Age masterpiece.Buy it!
Laurie Johnson Orchestra “Try a Little Tenderness” from Dr. Strangelove & Other Movie Themes MP3 ALBUM (Colpix 1964) —An instrumental interpretation of the 1930s classic made most famous by Otis Redding, also recorded by British vocalist Vera Lynn.Buy it!
The Laurie Johnson Orchestra “Theme from "Dr. Strangelove"” from With a Vengeance - The Easy Project 4 MP3 ALBUM (Sanctuary Records Fontana 2002) —Music bed for voiceover back announcement & commentary. Takes its main riff from the US Civil War standard "When Johnny Comes Marching Home."Buy it!
Laurie Johnson “The Bomb Run (From 'Dr. Strangelove- Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying)” from Avengers [Original Soundtrack] MP3 ALBUM (Varese Sarabande 1995) —Excerpt: music bed for voiceover back announcement & commentary. This segment of the show also features dialogue clips from Stanley Kubrick's DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I STOPPED WORRYING AND LEARNED TO LOVE THE BOMB mixed into the session.Buy it!
Kid Chocolat “Dr. Strangelove Sings the Beatles, Pt. 1 (Num Num Mix)” from Hello Children, The Peter Sellers Rmx MP3 ALBUM (Poor Records 2003) —This Swiss DJ samples bits of Peter Sellers' Dr. Strangelove character, as well as sound from THE PARTY ("Birdy Num Num") and more.Buy it!
Vera Lynn “We'll Meet Again” from We'll Meet Again - Greatest Hits MP3 ALBUM (Classic Music International 2010) —Excerpt.Buy it!
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