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Kids in the Hall, Surf and popular theme songs

Lead guitarist in western shirt and floppy mohawk playing guitar in diffuse stagelight.
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet by Levi Manchak on Wikimedia Commons, CC.

Surf music made a big impact on theme songs in the ’60s that became so ubiquitous that most people forget they are surf songs. Surf rock created the foreboding tone of themes from Batman to James Bond. Even the Ventures embraced the excitement by scoring the hit song from Hawaii




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Jessica Lee McMillan

Jessica Lee McMillan

Poet, Iconoclast, Word Nerd. Likes shiny things. Writes on Philosophy, Music, Nature.

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