Monday, January 4, 2016

Bat-Music #1 - Nelson Riddle & The Original TV Cast - Batman Exclusive Original Television Soundtrack Album


Welcome to the first edition of Bat-Music!  Every Monday for most of this year I'll be featuring an album or musical performance that ties in, officially or unofficially, with the 1966 Batman TV show.  This month I'm starting off with the official soundtrack to the show.  It features music written for the series by Neil Hefti, Nelson Riddle, and Billy May, all conducted by Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.  The album contains various musical cues from the show and is punctuated throughout with audio clips from the show voiced by Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, and more.  It makes for fun listening if you are a fan of the series.

Tracklisting:
  1. Batman Theme    
  2. Batman Riddles The Riddler! -or- (Hi Diddle Riddle)
  3. Batusi!-A-Go!Go! -or- (I Shouldn't Wish To Attract Attention)
  4. Two Perfectly Ordinary People -or- (!!!)
  5. Holy-Hole-In-The-Doughnut -or- (Robin, You've Done It Again!)
  6. Batman Pows The Penguin -or- (Aha, My Fine-Feathered Finks!)
  7. To The Batmobile!
  8. Batman Blues
  9. Holy Flypaper
  10. Batman Thaws Mr. Freeze -or- (That's The Way The Ice-Cube Crumbles!)
  11. Gotham City
  12. Zelda Tempts Batman -or- (Must He Go It Alone????)

Batman Riddles the Riddler


Holy Hole in the Doughnut


Batman Thaws Mr. Freeze

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