Geeky Playlist



In celebration of Geek Pride Day, tomorrow (May 25), I am loading up my mp3 player with my favorite geeky tunes. Below is the playlist (with some additional comments as I felt necessary).
  • A-Team Song
  • Airship Pirate by Abney Park (Abney Park is a steampunk-themed band)
  • Battlestar Galactica Theme (from the original 1979 series)
  • Breathe by Abney Park
  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century by Neil Norman
  • Buck Roger’s In The 25th Century ( this is the TV version of the theme) 
  • Cup Of Brown Joy (Tea Bag Remix) by Professor Elemental (a british hip-hop song extolling the joy of tea)
  • Dragnet 88 by The Art Of Noise 
  • Existential Blues by “T-Bone”Tom Stankus (digs into philosophy and turns the Wizard of Oz on its head)
  • Florin Dance by Mark Knopfler (this is from The Princess Bride Soundtrack –my #2 favorite movie)
  • Green Hornet by Al Hirt
  • Nerdy Girl by Nerdy Girl
  • Istanbul (Not Constantinople) by They Might Be Giants
  • Max Headroom Theme
  • Metropolis Medley by Gottfried Huppertz (the 1927 soundtrack of the original SF epic film, and my all-time favorite flick)
  • Metropolis Soundtrack (by Giorgio Moroder, from his 1983 release version with a rock soundtrack by people like Pat Benatar, Freddie Mercury, and others)
  • Mission by Beats Antique (another Abney Park-style band)
  • Mission Impossible (1988)
  • The Monkey’s Won’t Do from The Animaniacs
  • The Mummers Dance by Loreena McKennitt
  • The Munsters TV Theme
  • One Night in Bangkok by Murray Head (This song manages to make a chess tournament cool)
  • Original Theme Song Batman
  • Paranoimia by The Art Of Noise (featuring Max Headroom)
  • Paranoimia by The Art of Noise (another version featuring Max Headroom. Can you detect a theme here?)
  • Particle Man by They Might Be Giants
  • Peter Gunn Theme (The Twang Mix) The Art Of Noise 
  • Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley
  • Puttin’ On The Ritz by Taco
  • The Raiders March by John Williams
  • She Blinded Me With Science by Thomas Dolby
  • Sirius by The Alan Parsons Project
  • Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron by The Royal Guardsmen
  • Star Trek Theme Song Remix By Lab Rat
  • Star Trek TOS Introduction
  • Star Wars Cantina Song by the London Symphony Orchestra
  • Star Wars by John Williams
  • Storybook Love by Willy DeVille and Mark Knopfler (the Theme from The Princess Bride)
  • Suspension (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century) by Kip Lennon (this is the same theme as the TV series, but with LYRICS!)
  • Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack
  • Video Killed The Radio Star by Pentatonix (Pentatonix is an  awesome acapella group that does some amazing things in their arrangements)
  • The Wake by Abney Park
  • The Wild Wild West Theme 1965 – 1969 (this is the TV series theme)
  • Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band 
  • Witch Doctor by David Seville
  • Wonder Woman (TV theme song)
What are some of your favorite geeky tunes?

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