Can I Kick It?

Anybody reading this that knows me will be fully aware that I have a bit of a “thing” for television theme tunes. A quick check in my folder shows that I am currently the proud owner of 250 of the buggers. Quite how this came about, I’m not entirely certain, though I know that there were more repeats on in the olden days than there are now. Anyhow, TV World Cup music as become one of my specialities. So… I’ve uploaded all of the World Cup Music that I could find. I didn’t bother looking for ITV’s efforts after 1986, “Nessun Dorma” blew ITV so far out of the water, so far as I’m concerned, that they have largely been in irrelevance – to be watched only when necessity dictates it. Anyway – here we go. Right-click and save as, should you wish to keep them on your hard drive for future reference. 1966 (ITV) – “On The Ball”:Fanfares were very much the order of the day in the sixties and seventies. I don’t know much else about this, I’m afraid, apart from, of course that “On The Ball” the show became LWT’s long-running Saturday lunchtime ITV football preview show. 1970 (BBC) – “Mexico Grande”: As heard on the mp3 linked in the thread prior to this one, this is (it says here) The Syd Lawrence Orchestra (easy listening...

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