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The Signature Tune/Theme Song Podcastrophe

In Uncategorized on November 28, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Posted by Hikaru “Fukatsu no” Freeman

Andy grew up calling it a signature tune. Hikaru grew up calling it a theme song. The “It” being the piece of music that signified the beginning or ending of a part of media.

Spider-Man (theme song)

Spider-Man (theme song) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

These days there is a rather lack of this music on television.

Andy & Hikaru delve into the history of the signature tune/theme song and show why it still should be preserved.

Plus, an example of how the signature tune/theme song can reach across the linguistic divide to communicate what a show is about.

The Signature Tune/Theme Song Podcastrophe…Let’s All Be There!

If you want to play along with the theme song Hikaru played for Andy, take a look at this video:

And yes, it is true, “Alone Again (Naturally)” was the opening theme song for a Japanese show about a widow.

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