Friday, July 28, 2006

The Mighty Hercules (with bonus cut!)

Remember this cheesy cartoon from the early 60's? This is from a record based on it that originally came out in 1963 (and was re-released on CD in 2001). The odd thing is that even though there's pictures of the characters on the cover and the same people are used on the album itself, they don't use the same voices as the cartoon. Admittedly for characters like Newton the centaur that's a bit of an improvement, but it's still a strange thing to do. The best part about the show itself was the rousing theme song, and they don't even have the right version of that! However, I did add the real version of the theme song as a bonus track on the end. Hey, never let it be said that I don't take care of my peeps!

Here's the track list:

  1. The Mighty Hercules Theme Song
  2. Newton's Song
  3. You Were Rich the Day You Were Born
  4. You've Got to Be Strong
  5. Tootle a Flute
  6. Hercules (reprise)
  7. You Can Do Anything You Want
  8. The Kind of Man I Know You'll Be
  9. A Bad, Bad Man
  10. Newton's Song (reprise)
  11. Hercules (finale)
  12. The Mighty Hercules (real theme)
This album is now available to purchase in mp3 format from You can get it here! (The exception to that is the actual theme song, which is available on this album here!)


Glammazon said...

I wonder if anyone has noticed that the Mighty Hercules is an exact double of Superman.

Anonymous said...

That had to be the GAYEST theme song EVER for a cartoon series..."passion in his eyes, iron in his thighs"...WHOA