Finding The Origins of The Old Katanga Canyon Music.

Simon Nemeth

TS Member
I'm aware there's already a thread for park music but for reasons my own I wish to keep this isolated.

I have been having a difficult time finding any information on this track. I know there a excerpts from it on the ATMOS71 CD (The Adventure Begins, Over The Moon) but I wanted to go back further and see if I could track down a better copy of the full version. I know it's by Mark Russell and from his Cool Music account (http://coolmusicltd.com/composers/mark-russell/)I know that back in the 90s he did scores for a handful of BBC Radio film series (Batman, Superman, Spiderman and Independence Day). I noticed a subtle link to at least one these series (Superman) on the Universal Productions page for ATMOS71 (https://www.universalproductionmusic.com/en-gb/discover/albums/67/action-heroes). On the final song of the first section (The Final Victory) it references Superman in the songs description. I have 100% placed a few of the songs from ATMOS71 in both Superman BBC Radio series that Mark was involved with. The song I'm looking for appears to be absent. A user on here mentions it was released in 1988. Could this be a mistake? I must say it is rather illusive for a song everyone seems to have heard but nobody knows where (maybe not now, but in the late 90's, early 2000s when I first heard it).
 

Trooper Looper

TS Member
I'm aware there's already a thread for park music but for reasons my own I wish to keep this isolated.

I have been having a difficult time finding any information on this track. I know there a excerpts from it on the ATMOS71 CD (The Adventure Begins, Over The Moon) but I wanted to go back further and see if I could track down a better copy of the full version. I know it's by Mark Russell and from his Cool Music account (http://coolmusicltd.com/composers/mark-russell/)I know that back in the 90s he did scores for a handful of BBC Radio film series (Batman, Superman, Spiderman and Independence Day). I noticed a subtle link to at least one these series (Superman) on the Universal Productions page for ATMOS71 (https://www.universalproductionmusic.com/en-gb/discover/albums/67/action-heroes). On the final song of the first section (The Final Victory) it references Superman in the songs description. I have 100% placed a few of the songs from ATMOS71 in both Superman BBC Radio series that Mark was involved with. The song I'm looking for appears to be absent. A user on here mentions it was released in 1988. Could this be a mistake? I must say it is rather illusive for a song everyone seems to have heard but nobody knows where (maybe not now, but in the late 90's, early 2000s when I first heard it).
I believe this os what you're looking for mate :)

From: https://youtu.be/hTw6-HP_byM
 

Simon Nemeth

TS Member
I believe this os what you're looking for mate :)

From: https://youtu.be/hTw6-HP_byM

I didn't make my self clear enough obviously. I said a BETTER copy of the full one. This is the old mono one that has been circulating for a long time and I don't consider it to be good quality. We do not know where it originated and we do not know if there's an actual release of this full version in high quality.
 
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Trooper Looper

TS Member
I didn't make my self clear enough obviously. I said a BETTER copy of the full one. This is the old mono one that has been circulating for a long time and I don't consider it to be good quality.
Apologies sorry. Unfortunately this the best we have on the Internet I'm afraid.
 

Matt.GC

TS Member
This is my favourite track in the park. Are you saying you've placed the rest of the set in the BBC radio series but not the 2 that make up this track?
 
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