Davie Allan & The Arrows Blues Theme

Blues Theme
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  • Released: April 26, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1967
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.

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4 stars out of 5 - "[B]y 1967's BLUES THEME, Allan had discovered his mean-outlaw formula and scored a Top 40 hit..."


  • 1.Blues Theme
  • 2.King Fuzz
  • 3.Theme From Thunderball
  • 4.William Tell 1967
  • 5.Action On The Street
  • 6.Theme From The Wild Angels
  • 7.Theme From The Unknown
  • 8.Fuzz Theme
  • 9.Sorry 'Bout That
  • 10.Ghostriders In The Sky
  • 11.Runaway - (previously unreleased, Bonus Track)
  • 12.High Noon - (previously unreleased, Bonus Track)
  • 13.Theme From A Summer Place - (previously unreleased, Bonus Track)

Product Description:

Davie Allan & the Arrows: Davie Allan; Paul Johnson (guitar); Steve Pugh (bass instrument); Larry Brown (drums).
Personnel: Davie Allan (guitar).
Liner Note Authors: Mike Curb; Deke Dickerson.
Photographers: Davie Allan; George Sherlock.
"Blues Theme" is arguably the most famous track by Davie Allan & the Arrows. It was recorded quickly on Mike Curb's Tower label for the soundtrack to the move Wild Angels -- Peter Fonda's first biker flick and just before Easy Rider. With wild, screaming fuzz guitar and a surf beat, it signifies the sound of the L.A. Strip in 1967 and embodies -- in its two-minutes-and-ten-seconds -- all the cultural elements of its soundtrack -- the waning surf scene that traveled it, the muscle cars that roared through its lanes, the dawn of acid-crazed hippies floating down it, and the speed-drenched outlaw biker tribes who haunted it. The rest of the album is a literal pastiche of tracks that were issued under other names, slightly doctored for and from other soundtracks -- there were seven between the Arrows' first album, Apache '65, and Blues Theme -- or simply renamed. These include "King Fuzz," an instrumental remake of "The Twirl" by Harley Hatcher; "Theme from the Unknown," which had several names in earlier releases on 45 rpm's, and "Fuzz Theme," that was later re-titled "The Young World," for the soundtrack to Teen Rebellion. ~ Thom Jurek

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  • UPC: 090771621825
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