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PostSubject: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:14 pm

















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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:46 pm

Found a whole list here Wink

Season 1: [Sept 1982 - May 1983]
Tina Turner "Roll'N Down a River" (Knight of the Phoenix, pilot episode)
Quarterflash "Harden My Heart" (Knight of the Phoenix)
James Taylor " Carolina In My Mind" (Knight of the Phoenix, pilot episode)
Eagles " Peacful Easy Feeling" (Knight of the Phoenix, pilot episode)
Eagles "Take It Easy" (Knight of the Phoenix, pilot episode)
Fleetwood Mac "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow" (Knight of the Phoenix)


Eric Clapton "I've Got a Rockin Roll Heart" (A Nice Indecent Little Town)
Juice Newton "In the Heart of the Night" (White Bird)
John Hiatt "Skin Game" (Hearts of Stone and Short Notice)
"Sweet Home Alabama" (Short Notice)
Bob Seger "Night Moves" (Night Moves)
Season 2: [Oct 1983 - May 1984]
The Rolling Stones "Give Me Shelter" (Goliath and Goliath Returns)
Willy Nelson "Don't let your babies grow up to be cow boys" (Big Iron)
The Beach Boys "California Girls" (KITT the KATT)
Survivor "Eye Of the Tiger" (Silent Knight)
Donna Summer "She works hard for the money" (Diamonds aren't a Girl's Best Friend)
Prince "When Doves Cry" (Diamonds aren't a Girl's Best Friend)
Shaka Kahn "Aint Nobody" (Diamonds aren't a Girl's Best Friend)
Pat Benetar "Love is a Battlefield" (White Line Warriors)
Prince "Little Red Corvette" (White Lines Warriors)
Michael Sembello "Maniac" (White Lines Warriors)
John Couger Meloncamp "When The Walls Come Tumbling Down" (White Line Warriors)
Season 3: [Sept 1984 - May 1985] Bonnie Returns
The Jacksons "It's Torture" (Knight of the Drones)
Pointer Sisters "Jump for My Love" (Knight of the Drones)
The Romatics "Talking in Your Sleep" (Knights in the Fast Lane)
Ray Parker Jr. "Ghost Busters Theme Song" (Knights in the Fast Lane)
Laura Branigan "Self Control" (KITT vs KARR)
Pointer Sisters "Jump" (KITT vs KARR)
Bananarama "Cruel Summer" (KITT vs KARR)
Yes "Owner of a Lonely Heart" (Knight in Disgrace)
Bob Seger "Still the Same" (Knight by a Nose)
Season 4: [Sept 1985 - Apr 1986]
Tina Turner "We don't need another hero" (Knight of the Juggernaut)
Annimotion "You're my obsession" (Knight Sting)
Bob Seger "That old time rock and roll" (Knight Song)
Huey Lewis and the News "Walkin' on a Thin Line" (Knight Behind Bars)
Hewy Lewis and the News "Finally Found a Home" (Killer KITT)
Misc:
The Police "I'll Be Watching You"
John Cuger Mellencamp "Hurts So Good"
Men at Work "Down Under"
Fleetwood Mac "Gypsy"
James Taylor "Country Road"
Fixx "One Thing Leads To Another"
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:55 pm

Great post! I wonder who recorded the cover versions of these songs that were used for the most part? Universal session musicians?
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:43 pm

They play harden my heart a lot on radio2, Steve wright loves it
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:12 pm

Some of the titles on that list above could do with some fixing but thanks for posting!

Sweet Home Alabama is Lynard Skynard of course.
Proud Mary (not Rolling Down a River) is based on the Credence version.
I think that Harden My Heart is based on the Pat Benetar version also.
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:06 pm

hi Proud Mary is also known as Rollin' on the River becease i have the knight rider legacy and the new one out and have done a music quiz and they sate in the books "Proud Mary (Rollin' on the River)" by CCR just to be perise but no big deal and there is one missing from Knight Moves and it is "Nobody" by Sylvia Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:20 pm

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hi Proud Mary is also known as Rollin' on the River becease i have the knight rider legacy and the new one out and have done a music quiz and they sate in the books "Proud Mary (Rollin' on the River)" by CCR just to be perise but no big deal and there is one missing from Knight Moves and it is "Nobody" by Sylvia Smile

Yeah, thats a great song too! Joes' Knight Rider Legacy is a great book too!

As for Proud Mary, yeah you are right it makes no difference but the sleeve to the original 'Creedence Clearwater Revival' album 'Bayou Country' calls it simply Proud Mary, that's what I was quoting :-)...Anyway as you say it makes no difference, still a great song and I always preferred Elvis' version lol

Good spot with Nobody by Sylvia, I'll check that one out too!
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:30 pm

and also i have just noticed 2 more songs missing from Knight of the Phoenix and they are "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" Pat Benetar and "Third Rate Romance" Amazing Rhythm Aces and the are great and have every song on the to i have put all on onto CDS and i am always playing them even the i downloaded from you tube after i converted them to MP3 Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:02 pm

Hi and more songs from Good Day at White Rock here they are "Born To Be Wild" Steppenwolf , "After Midnight" Eric Clapton and My favert song "Can I See You Tonight" Tanya Tucker No Big Thing "Eine Klleine Nachtmusik" Mozart "Loves Been a Little Hard On Me" Juice Newton "You Were Always On My Mind" Willie Nelson (also from Inside Out( the Willlie Nelson one also from Inside Out are "Do You Wanna Make Love?" Peter McCann and "Long Long Time" Linda Ronstadt Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:38 pm

Remember the village party in Ring of Fire? Doesn't this song sound familiar Smile
The Balfa Brothers - Parlez Nous A Boire
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:12 pm

here is are all 3 from The Final Verdict they are "Highways Run Forever" Johnny Lee , "Love Will Turn You Around" Kenny Rogers and "It Ain't Easy Being Easy" Janie Frickle now heres a little game there is one word in one the songs that KITT hated that word i will give you a clue Killer KITT anyone
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:23 pm

Good spots again Iain!

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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:51 pm

steve there a more songs in my next post i will do all of them in one go there are loads more yet so what was the word then that KITT did not like then?
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:01 pm

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steve there a more songs in my next post i will do all of them in one go there are loads more yet so what was the word then that KITT did not like then?


You know I had to think for a while about that for a while...

It's...

"K.I.T.T.: It was horrible.
Michael Knight: You know, you would've hated yourself, you even said the word 'ain't'.
K.I.T.T.: Ugh! Unforgivable."
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:46 am

I really loved the cover version Sweet Home Alabama in "Short Notice"! Sounded more country and had a great beat to it! You also see Don Peak in the bar playing the guitar!

There are plenty of songs used in the series that I loved!

Another song I like is "Hurts So Good" by John Cougar Mellencamp in "Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death" Sadly they removed that song from the new DVD box set! Sucks! Was in the original DVD Season 1 set in 2004.
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:35 pm

my fav versions




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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:10 pm

I'm absolutely loving this thread, loads of music I'd forgotten on here (and a few I've TRIED to forget, LOL)
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:21 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:10 pm

Absolutely great thread folks!
Love it.

I was thinking only last night about putting a high quality mp3 or flac playlist of all the songs in order played from Knight of the phoenix to voodoo knight.

Run into a snag though as some of the tilles I had know clue what they where, and sound hound was being less than useful lol. Great work so far!

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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:12 pm

I do have to add, I did like some of the covers in the show better than the originals.......... Would be great to get hands on those!
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PostSubject: Re: Music on Knight Rider   Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:16 pm

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I do have to add, I did like some of the covers in the show better than the originals.......... Would be great to get hands on those!

Yeah, I agree ha ha...

I have actually contacted Universal regarding the musicians that performed the cover versions and have not had a reply yet. I am hoping that Paul Nuthall can use some of his contacts and solve this mystery.

I would assume that the musicians that recorded these did other Universal shows and were probably just session musicians...it's possible Stu Phillips would know as the first season was full of covers, especially the pilot.


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