Last week I was reading the splendid PowerPop blog (as I do every morning), and one of Steve’s posts there was a list of “Most Memorable Drums, Drumming or Drum Simulation on a Post-Elvis Pop or Rock Record!!!“. At number 7 was Cozy Cole with “Topsy Parts 1 and 2.” Steve presented Part 2 which sounds a little like this:
And as soon as that organ riff came in I thought “Hang on a minute – that organ riff sounds like…”
Yep. That’s the theme tune to the kids’ cartoon Inspector Gadget.
Here are the full versions of each:
Cozy Cole – “Topsy Part 2” (1958)
Inspector Gadget – theme tune (1984)