This is the first soundtrack we've covered on DGMM to be comprised predominately of score music. No movie score meant more to a motion picture than the original Rocky from 1976. Join us as we discuss Bill Conti's masterpiece soundtrack.
As a child, Brian's all-time favorite music artist was Neil Diamond and his version of The Jazz Singer from 1980 was on repeat viewing and listening during his childhood. So, who better to discuss this soundtrack than Brian's mom Joanne? You loved her on the Saturday Night Fever episode and you'll love her on this episode!
Long before your host started this podcast, he had dreams of being on the radio. Join the BLT (Brian & Leah Time) from one of their full 80s-themed radio shows recorded at the San Francisco State radio station back in 1999. Hear music from David Lee Roth, The Buggles, Madonna, Concrete Blonde, Kim Wilde, Great White, Aerosmith, The Police, New Order, Def Leppard, The Bangles, Tom Petty, The Go-Go's, Heart, Scorpions, Dokken, The Human League, Ozzy Osbourne, The B-52s, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Frank Zappa.
You might be saying to yourself: "Wait, there was a soundtrack released for the original Karate Kid?!" There absolutely was! Stu and Brian discuss all 10 tracks in this week's episode! Is this soundtrack the "best around" or is it the "moment of truth" for this little known album?