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Old 07-19-2019, 11:39 AM
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Star Ship theme songs


Star ship theme songs:
USS Enterprise
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykSrLwHGve4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI9YYe-jgHI

Death Star
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IocoH7MZ3ZE

Does the TARDIS count as a spaceship?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75V4ClJZME4

Others?
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Old 07-19-2019, 01:57 PM
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Sarah Brightman - I lost my heart to a starship trooper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxfB0b9Ix9o
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Old 07-19-2019, 02:18 PM
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Deep Purple - Space Trucking

Of course David Bowie - Space Oddity

(here performed by astronaut Chris Hadfield in actual space, one of the coolest things to have ever happened IMHO)

and Peter Schilling's sequel - Major Tom
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Starship Trooper by Yes.
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Old 07-19-2019, 02:24 PM
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"Thus Spake Zarathustra" and "The Blue Danube" were not written to be star ship theme songs, but post-Kubrick, they might as well be.
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Firefly's Serenity had this Bluesy one by Sonny Rhodes.
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Composed by John Williams, as part of the soundtrack for The Force Awakens:

Scherzo for X-Wings
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Old 07-19-2019, 02:40 PM
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Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
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The Millennium Falcon had a theme song too.

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Telstar wasn't a star ship, but at least was a spacecraft.

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Star Fleet -- Brian May

Space Station #5 -- Montrose
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Old 07-19-2019, 02:55 PM
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More John Williams I believe: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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Montrose- Space Station #5.

Dammit! blondebear!

I took too long listening to various versions. Here is a live version from 1974. Ronnie Montrose on guitar and a young Sammy Hagar belting out the vocals, under all that hair.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjuUtCQNEPQ

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It's not a Star Ship, but mention should be made of the disaster that was Via Galactica, a big-budget Broadway Science Fiction Musical that bombed spectacularly, becoming the first show to lost $1 million. Surprisingly, Raul Julia, Irene Cara, and Broadway veteran Virginia Vestoff were in the cast. It ran seven performances before closing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Galactica

https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-story-of...usical-5722762


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Raul once got stuck in the spaceship and hung helplessly over the orchestra for 20 minutes until stagehands extricated him
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The entire side 2 of the Jefferson Starship album Blows Against The Empire.
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If we extend to satellites then Billy Bragg's A new England

I saw two shooting stars last night
I wished on them but they were only satellites
It's wrong to wish on space hardware
I wish, I wish, I wish you'd care


Also lots of stuff by Hawkwind
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Old 07-19-2019, 08:40 PM
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Battlestar Galactica (1978) Yes, Stu Phillips was jumping on John Williams' bandwagon, but he did a good job.

Battlestar Galactica (2004) More soulful, but not as epic.
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Pioneers over c by Van der Graaf Generator!
Sadly, in the lyrics the launch date was in 1983. But the song does date from 1970...
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The entire side 2 of the Jefferson Starship album Blows Against The Empire.
This is from before they transformed into a starship, but it's hard to beat this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWxMj6IQbJc
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More John Williams I believe: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
I like this version better:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwGQKsFTK9Q
Did you know aliens were into disco?
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The Argo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTY1i9F_7Yw
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Apollo 10:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HQNLOp7X5k
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Cutter John's wheelchair as the Enterpoop:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE

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Of course, how could I forget, Sun Ra's "Starship" as performed by the MC5.
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