13. Explorers & Crusaders: 80’s Adventure Scores

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Welcome back to the latest episode of BETWEEN THE NOTES…

In the latest episode, Tony Black and Sean Wilson discuss, in a topic designed to be more fun and frothy following recent protests and pandemics, the music of among others John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, John Barry & Alan Silvestri, as they discuss adventure movie scores from the 1980’s.

Along the way, they choose 10 tracks between them from numerous films in this bracket, as you can see below. Don’t forget to enjoy our playlists compiled for your enjoyment alongside our film music discussion.

00:00-12:44 – Intro
12:44-19:26 – Explorers (Jerry Goldsmith)
19:27-29:52 – Conan the Barbarian (Basil Poledouris)
29:53-36:30 – Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (John Williams)
36:31-45:02 – Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter / Alan Howarth)
45:03-54:28 – The Neverending Story (Klaus Doldinger / Georgio Moroder)
54:29-1:01:43 – The Living Daylights (John Barry)
1:01:44-1:09:18 – Back to the Future (Alan Silvestri)
1:09:19-1:17:36 – Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade (John Williams)
1:17:37-1:24:43 – Willow (James Horner)
1:24:44-1:32:57 – A Passage to India (Maurice Jarre)
1:32:58 – Outro

Host / Editor

Tony Black


Sean Wilson

80’s Adventure Scores on Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5aE4q04fX5uFFiuULjuvEK?si=QGUw57xyS6Wm9KycFT4enA

Explorers soundtrack on YouTube:

Conan the Barbarian (Prometheus recording) on YouTube:

Willow soundtrack on YouTube:

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