Milton Delugg & His Orchestra Music For Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends 45rpm LP (Ghoulish Green Vinyl)
Milton Delugg & His Orchestra Music For Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends 45rpm LP (Ghoulish Green Vinyl) Milton Delugg & His Orchestra Music For Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends 45rpm LP (Ghoulish Green Vinyl)
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Size: 12"
Format: 45RPM,

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Milton Delugg & His Orchestra Music For Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends 45rpm LP (Ghoulish Green Vinyl)

Milton Delugg & His Orchestra

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SKU:
RGMLP0925-45
UPC:
848064009252

Limited Edition - 900 Copies!
45rpm Ghoulish Green Vinyl LP!
First Ever Vinyl Reissue!

You see it over and over in the annals of record collecting. Some marketing whiz in the front office has an idea to cash in on a fad by releasing "product" as quickly as possible. But the artist(s) hired for the project decide not to phone it in, and take things in a direction all their own. The result: a weirdly wonderful collision of the commercial and creative prized by crate diggers across the globe. Such an album is Milton Delugg & His Orchestra's Music for Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends. Recorded in 1964, at a time when commercial TV saw no less than three comedy series (The Munsters, The Addams Family, and Bewitched) featuring supernatural/horror themes make their network premieres, this album--which, last time we looked, commands some very tidy sums online--made sure to touch all its TV bases by including the themes to all three shows mentioned above, plus The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and The Outer Limits.

But, in the hands of one Milton Delugg and His Orchestra, this album takes an unexpected turn from the disposable to the delightful. That's because Delugg was literally made for this job; he composed "Hooray for Santa Claus", the catchy theme song to the Grade Z film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, the same year this album was made before becoming Musical Director for Chuck Barris's various game shows, most notably The Gong Show leading his "Band with a Thug." And, to top it all off, he produced Buddy Holly's 1958 single "Rave On!" You'll hear all of those influences here and more, not just on Delugg's versions of TV themes--"The Munsters Theme" sports a great, Duane Eddy-style guitar line--but on the seven originals he penned for the project. Thus, "Theme for Frankenstein" sounds like it inspired Neal Hefti's "Batman Theme" two years later, "Ghost Meets Ghoul" is an affectionate knock-off of Henry Mancini's "Pink Panther Theme," and "Theme for a Mummy" brings a little samba beat to the "inter-tainment."

Sporting a fantastic cover illustration by Mad Magazine's Jack Davis, and mastered at 45 rpm for maximum sonic thrills and chills, Music for Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends is a great listen not just at Halloween but any time of year...but since it is Halloween, Real Gone Music has pressed up a limited edition of 900 copies in Ghoulish Green vinyl!

...the resulting collection, reissued by Real Gone Music on a sickly green slab of wax and cut to be played at 45 RPM, is a swinging delight. DeLugg sticks to the core melodies and mood of the songs he's covering, but adds a touch of joie de vivre and a playful quality that acts as a reminder: as kooky and ooky as the characters were in these shows, the programs were really meant for kids. If dropping the needle on this during your next Halloween fete isn't enough of an incentive, this record should be appreciated by fans of comics and illustration as the cover art was drawn by MAD Magazine legend Jack Davis.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • Limited Edition - 900 Copies
  • Ghoulish Green Vinyl
  • Mastered at 45rpm for maximum Frightful Effect
  • First-ever re-press of incredibly rare 1964 album
  • Cover illustration by Mad Magazine's Jack Davis

Selections

Side A:

  1. "The Munsters" Theme (from the CBS Television Network Series)
  2. Theme from "The Addams Family" (from the ABC Television Network Series)
  3. Theme For The Creature From Under The Sea
  4. Theme For The Thing
  5. Bewitched (From The ScreenGems, Inc. TV Production, "Bewitched")
  6. Theme For Frankenstein

Side B:

  1. Ghost Meets Ghoul
  2. Theme For King Kong
  3. The Alfred Hitchcock Theme (From "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour")
  4. Theme For A Mummy
  5. Theme For Dracula
  6. The Outer Limits (From The ABC Television Network Series)
Description

Limited Edition - 900 Copies!
45rpm Ghoulish Green Vinyl LP!
First Ever Vinyl Reissue!

You see it over and over in the annals of record collecting. Some marketing whiz in the front office has an idea to cash in on a fad by releasing "product" as quickly as possible. But the artist(s) hired for the project decide not to phone it in, and take things in a direction all their own. The result: a weirdly wonderful collision of the commercial and creative prized by crate diggers across the globe. Such an album is Milton Delugg & His Orchestra's Music for Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends. Recorded in 1964, at a time when commercial TV saw no less than three comedy series (The Munsters, The Addams Family, and Bewitched) featuring supernatural/horror themes make their network premieres, this album--which, last time we looked, commands some very tidy sums online--made sure to touch all its TV bases by including the themes to all three shows mentioned above, plus The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and The Outer Limits.

But, in the hands of one Milton Delugg and His Orchestra, this album takes an unexpected turn from the disposable to the delightful. That's because Delugg was literally made for this job; he composed "Hooray for Santa Claus", the catchy theme song to the Grade Z film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, the same year this album was made before becoming Musical Director for Chuck Barris's various game shows, most notably The Gong Show leading his "Band with a Thug." And, to top it all off, he produced Buddy Holly's 1958 single "Rave On!" You'll hear all of those influences here and more, not just on Delugg's versions of TV themes--"The Munsters Theme" sports a great, Duane Eddy-style guitar line--but on the seven originals he penned for the project. Thus, "Theme for Frankenstein" sounds like it inspired Neal Hefti's "Batman Theme" two years later, "Ghost Meets Ghoul" is an affectionate knock-off of Henry Mancini's "Pink Panther Theme," and "Theme for a Mummy" brings a little samba beat to the "inter-tainment."

Sporting a fantastic cover illustration by Mad Magazine's Jack Davis, and mastered at 45 rpm for maximum sonic thrills and chills, Music for Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends is a great listen not just at Halloween but any time of year...but since it is Halloween, Real Gone Music has pressed up a limited edition of 900 copies in Ghoulish Green vinyl!

...the resulting collection, reissued by Real Gone Music on a sickly green slab of wax and cut to be played at 45 RPM, is a swinging delight. DeLugg sticks to the core melodies and mood of the songs he's covering, but adds a touch of joie de vivre and a playful quality that acts as a reminder: as kooky and ooky as the characters were in these shows, the programs were really meant for kids. If dropping the needle on this during your next Halloween fete isn't enough of an incentive, this record should be appreciated by fans of comics and illustration as the cover art was drawn by MAD Magazine legend Jack Davis.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • Limited Edition - 900 Copies
  • Ghoulish Green Vinyl
  • Mastered at 45rpm for maximum Frightful Effect
  • First-ever re-press of incredibly rare 1964 album
  • Cover illustration by Mad Magazine's Jack Davis

Selections

Side A:

  1. "The Munsters" Theme (from the CBS Television Network Series)
  2. Theme from "The Addams Family" (from the ABC Television Network Series)
  3. Theme For The Creature From Under The Sea
  4. Theme For The Thing
  5. Bewitched (From The ScreenGems, Inc. TV Production, "Bewitched")
  6. Theme For Frankenstein

Side B:

  1. Ghost Meets Ghoul
  2. Theme For King Kong
  3. The Alfred Hitchcock Theme (From "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour")
  4. Theme For A Mummy
  5. Theme For Dracula
  6. The Outer Limits (From The ABC Television Network Series)
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Soundtrack
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
8.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Milton Delugg & His Orchestra
Title
Music For Monsters, Munsters, Mummies & Other TV Fiends
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
45RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-17-2019
Release Date
10-11-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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