Thursday, March 25, 2010

TV 041: Fireball XL5 (Fireball) - The Flee-Rekkers

Fireball XL5 was a science fiction show from the genius Andersons - Gerry and Sylvia. Once again, Marionettes were to the fore and 39 black and white episodes were produced.

Barry Gray wrote the theme which was sung by Don Spencer. Gray would also go on to write the music for other Anderson shows such as Thunderbirds and Space 1999. The version here was a contemporary instrumental cover version by The Flee-Rekkers who were managed by Joe Meek. It's a fine cover which deserves more widespread acclaim.

Comments and feedback are welcome.

Fireball XL5 (Fireball)

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