Beware: I’ve gone instrumentals mad.
I’m currently listening to two collections of instrumentals – Instrumentals Complete (a splendid 5-CD set of instrumental pop hits from the 1950’s to the 1970’s), and to satisfy my classical music hunger, The Best of British Light Music (also a 5-CD set, and chock full of great music) – and loving them.
Subsequently, all this week I’m going to inflict instrumentals upon you. I simply can’t help it.
Innstead, I’ll begin with one of my favourite movie theme tunes. I find it so bouncy and jaunty that I’m singing it to myself as soon as it begins:
That was the recording for the album accompanying the soundtrack. Here’s how it sounds in the film itself (it’s slightly different – it’s in mono, and a little faster, which makes it even more jaunty):
In case you’re interested, here’s the movie that tune came from (and yes, somebody posted all 1 hour and 22-and-a-half minutes of the movie):