Favoriting Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins: Playlist from April 2, 2024 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 April 2, 2024: MIKE POST
Wrecking Crew guitarist-turned-television composer Mike Post discusses scoring for The Rockford Files, The A-Team, Magnum P.I., Hill Street Blues, White Shadow, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law and Law & Order's two-note “dun-dun,” and occasionally stepping up front as bandleader, most recently with two expansive title pieces ""Message from the Mountains & Echoes of the Delta," due April 5 on (Sony Classical), fusing orchestral suites and concertos with bluegrass and the blues.

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Mike Post  The Theme from Hill Street Blues   Favoriting Hill Street Blues 3x14  Indiana Records 
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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  The White Shadow   Favoriting Television Theme Songs  Elektra 
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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  Magnum, P.I.   Favoriting Magnum, P.I.  Elektra 
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Mike Post  Law & Order   Favoriting Inventions From The Blue Line  American Gramaphone 
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MIke Post  L.A. Law   Favoriting L.A. Law  Polydor 
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Mike Post  Believe It Or Not   Favoriting The Greatest American Hero  Elektra 
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Mike Post  Theme From NYPD Blue   Favoriting Inventions From The Blue Line  American Gramaphone 
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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  Theme From The A-Team   Favoriting The A-Team  Music For Pleasure 
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Music behind DJ:
MIKE POST 

INTERVIEW   Favoriting

mike-post.com 

 

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Sonny & Cher  I Got You Babe   Favoriting Look At Us  ATCO 
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Mason Williams  Classical Gas   Favoriting The Mason Williams Phonograph Record  Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records 
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Music behind DJ:
MIKE POST 

INTERVIEW   Favoriting

mike-post.com 

 

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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  Toma Theme   Favoriting Toma  ABC 
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Mike Post/Pete Carpenter  The Rockford Files   Favoriting The Rockford Files  MGM 
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Music behind DJ:
MIKE POST 

INTERVIEW   Favoriting

mike-post.com 

 

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Mike Post Coalition  Afternoon Of The Rhino   Favoriting Fused  Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records 
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MIKE POST 

INTERVIEW   Favoriting

mike-post.com 

 

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Mike Post  Message from the Mountains V. Campfire Breakdown - Night Sky   Favoriting Message From The Mountains & Echoes Of The Delta  Sony Classical 
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Mike Post  Echoes Of The Delta VIII. Riley Smiles   Favoriting Message From The Mountains & Echoes Of The Delta  Sony Classical 
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Music behind DJ:
MIKE POST 

INTERVIEW   Favoriting

mike-post.com 

 

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The Who  Mike Post Theme   Favoriting Endless Wire  Polydor 
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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:00pm
ultradamno:

Devon! Castaways!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:01pm
melinda:

howdy! this is going to be fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:02pm
dale:

great. now i'm thinking about veronica hamel.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:02pm
melinda:

oh man I haven't heard this in a long time
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:02pm
melinda:

↳ dale @8:02
haha
  8:02pm
AB:

Ahoy, Devon & Islanders!

Ah, yes! Thank you for starting the show off right with with this, Devon!

And as the week passes on, so does another great actor.
RIP Louis Gossett Jr.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm
Destroit:

Mike Post supercuts! I love it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm
dale:

the doogie howser theme is a letdown from the high-energy stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm
Destroit:

Rockford Files finale fo sho haha
Avatar 8:03pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Song: "The Theme from Hill Street Blues" by "Mike Post"
Iconic much ?
  8:04pm
AB:

↳ Song: "Magnum, P.I." by "Mike Post/Pete Carpenter"
The mashup artist known as Mashgyver did a terrific mashup with this and "Enter Sandman".
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:04pm
Sean T-Rex:

Bum bum badum buum buuuuuum...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:04pm
Chili MacPagoda:

Aloha shirt while flying a helicopter music. Then a Jerry Orbach aside with a quick jump to the theme
Avatar 8:04pm
Roberto:

Oy veighties!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm
DanFA:

Hi Devon. We need an TV legal drama style opening video but only with WFMU DJs.
  8:05pm
AB:

A-Team next!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm
chresti:

Hi Devon and islanders!
Avatar 8:05pm
Jeff Moore:

Dang, so many iconic themes from Mike Post!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:06pm
ultradamno:

He did the Newsradio theme too, which has been in my head a bit since I noticed it on cable lately
  8:06pm
Carmichael:

Believe it or not, George isnt home
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:06pm
JG:

All the ones I love, and the ones I forgot I love
Avatar 8:07pm
Roberto:

↳ Roberto @8:04
OK, some nineties, too.
Avatar 8:07pm
Roberto:

↳ Song: "Theme From The A-Team" by "Mike Post/Pete Carpenter"
Best theme music 10/10.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm
Michael in Montclair:

Wow, lots of nostalgia. Im looking forward to tonights show.
  8:07pm
AB:

↳ Song: "Theme From The A-Team" by "Mike Post/Pete Carpenter"
YESSSS!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:07pm
Will thee SG OCNY:

hi Devon and all!!!
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dale:

didn't know the andy williams connection. wonder if he helped bring the osmonds into the forefront.
Avatar 8:09pm
Jeff Moore:

Okay, the only one in there I wasn't super enthusiastic about hearing again was the "Greatest American Hero" one... which is an amazingly high hit rate.
Avatar 8:10pm
slugluv1313:

greetings, Devon! Islanders!

not even 10 minutes in, already this is such a treat!
  8:10pm
AB:

↳ Jeff Moore @8:09
Joe McGasko played it last month on the Singles Only portion of his show.
Avatar 8:13pm
Beast of Boonton:

Rockford Files reruns are still playing on GETTV
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:14pm
Will thee SG OCNY:

I always think of Groundhog Day when I hear this tune
  8:14pm
AB:

↳ Jeff Moore @8:09
February 19th on the Single File portion of his show, that is:

https://www.wfmu.org/flashplayer.php?version=3&show=137102&archive=248602&starttime=1:59:16
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:16pm
dale:

↳ Song: "Classical Gas" by "Mason Williams"
i have this 45 from when i was a kid. fantastic song.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:17pm
JG:

↳ Song: "Classical Gas" by "Mason Williams"
So great!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:17pm
JG:

↳ Beast of Boonton @8:13
Some of them are really good!
  8:19pm
AB:

JG? As in Thirlwell?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:20pm
ultradamno:

Could be Ballard, or Wentworth
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slugluv1313:

↳ Song: "Toma Theme" by "Mike Post/Pete Carpenter"
i remember Toma!
  8:22pm
AB:

↳ Song: "Toma Theme" by "Mike Post/Pete Carpenter"
Remember this TV show well! Didn't last too long, as far as crime dramas went back then.
Avatar 8:22pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...HeartyWhite should be introduced to MikePost...
  8:24pm
AB:

↳ ultradamno @8:20
Im sure you recall Gus Bodenheim dropping a JG Wentworth reference in one of his segments on Irwin's show.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:25pm
ultradamno:

Yep!
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ultradamno:

I just saw Joe Flaherty died. RIP Count Floyd
  8:26pm
Carmichael:

Oh no, Flaherty?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:27pm
ultradamno:

Afraid so www.hollywoodreporter.com...
  8:27pm
AB:

↳ ultradamno @8:25
Damn! Funny thing, I was just thinking back on him yesterday while reminiscing about SCTV. Sorry to hear that.
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Roberto:

Wow, I didn't realize Pete was 30 older than Mike.
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Roberto:

↳ Roberto @8:28
*years
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Chili MacPagoda:

This show is exactly why I donate bucks to FMU every year. This is GREAT RADIO.
  8:28pm
steveo:

Enjoying this one! Bravo!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

↳ ultradamno @8:25
His Guy Caballero character was funny. He'd get up from the wheelchair to comedic effect.
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Chili MacPagoda:

RIP Sammy Maudlin & Don Guy Caballero
  8:35pm
AB:

↳ ultradamno @8:25
The article says he was originally from Pittsburgh, which I never knew. His SCTV cohort John Candy was from nearby Beaver Falls.
Avatar 8:35pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Was gonna say Aaron Copland as per Country & Classical...
Avatar 8:36pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ ultradamno @8:25
Count Floyd was his name ! So well-done & memorable.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:36pm
Sean T-Rex:

Shout out to Stashu!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:37pm
chresti:

Uhoh no polka??
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:37pm
Chili MacPagoda:

Count Floyd used to reference the big hairy wolf spiders from West Mifflin. Thee Burgh thru and thru lol
Avatar 8:37pm
Roberto:

I'm from the Valley and this does not sound like a Valley accent to me lol
Avatar 8:42pm
slugluv1313:

↳ ultradamno @8:25
oh no!
Count Floyd!?
"Who booked the Bergman?!? . . . You think it's not scary to be depressed?"
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:42pm
JG:

Are we going to hear about Jim Gordon?
I'm just wondering
Avatar 8:44pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sonny Landreth ! You can watch him & still something else is happening.
Avatar 8:45pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ Revolution Rabbit Nov63 @8:44
- like JeffBeck - he just has the Touch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:46pm
newton:

↳ JG @8:42
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:47pm
JG:

↳ Chili MacPagoda @8:37
RIP -Joe Flaherty!
Avatar 8:47pm
Roberto:

↳ Roberto @8:37
Maybe it's his Arkansan momma's influence.
  8:50pm
AB:

↳ newton @8:46
AARGJ! Why didn't Devon get to talk to him here? Bad timing, I suppose...
Avatar 8:51pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Film is a Director's medium
- Televison is a Writer / Producer's medium.'
I'll remember that !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm
chresti:

The way he says "right?" is valley?
Avatar 8:53pm
erictheise:

what a charmer, great interview.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
Matt Fiveash:

Fantastic interview Devon. Thanx!!
Avatar 8:55pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

↳ erictheise @8:53
right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
chresti:

Stan Ridgeway went to high school with Van Halen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:56pm
Handy Haversack:

Huge thanks, Devon! This was great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm
chresti:

Fantastic! Thanks Devon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Devon E. Levins:

Thanks for listening, All! A lot of exciting guests lined up for future weeks!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
melinda:

thanks Devon!
  8:59pm
AB:

Great interview!
Thanks Devon & Mr. Post!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm
DanFA:

↳ Devon E. Levins @8:58
Thanks Devon. When's someone gonna write Devon E Levin Theme?
Avatar 8:59pm
slugluv1313:

this has been amazing -- thanks so much Devon, and Mike Post!
Avatar 8:59pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thank You MikePost
~ TY Always DJ DEL ~
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:01pm
Will thee SG OCNY:

thank you Devon and Mike!!!
  9:15pm
tr in mi:

Great interview, thanks Devon!
  4:16pm
pp:

↳ Song: "The Theme from Hill Street Blues" by "Mike Post"
Took me a while to realize Mike Curb and Mike Post were not the same guy
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