TechnoRetro Dads: Awesome Hero Mix (Vol 4)

by TechnoRetro Dads

From Spider-Man to Titanium Man, with the Hulk, the Atom, and Shazam in between, this Awesome Hero Mix is super!

Tune in for tunes from super hero comics and cartoons with shazbazzar and JediShua.

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Greetings, Programs!

Part of being a kid in the ‘70s and ‘80s was imagining ourselves as a super hero from comic books or cartoons.  We tied blankets and towels around our necks, wore our underwear on the outside of our pajamas, proudly displayed our Underoos undershirts on our sunken chests, and even donned masks as we jumped out of swings, exhibited superspeed by running in slow motion, and performed many other mighty acts worthy of these classic characters.

This week, shazbazzar and JediShua mix Spider-Man with Batman, the Hulk with the Flash, Captain America with Shazam, and Magneto with Titanium Man.  Yes, it’s unlikely, but with some cool hero tunes that match these cool hero toons, even Rocket Raccoon soon will swoon.  (No, I didn’t use a rhyming dictionary for that — I’m just that good.)

Mondays can be super when you’re joining your EarBuds for pop-culture songs about familiar and obscure Super Heroes and Villains punctuated by a few actual show themes.

If you’re looking for the original versions of the songs on this Awesome Hero Mix from TechnoRetro Dads, here’s a list of the song titles and artists heard here:

“Spider-Man”
Ramones
(1995)

“Web-Slinger/Hope Bringer”
Kirby Krackle
(2012)

“The Ballad of Barry Allen”
Jim’s Big Ego
(2003)

“Nobody Loves the Hulk”
The Traits
(1969)

“Ring Capacity”
Kirby Krackle
(2010)

“Catch Me Now I’m Falling”
The Kinks
(1979)

“Lifespan (Rocket’s Song)”
High Adventure
(2015)

“Iron Man”
Black Sabbath
(1970)

“Batdance”
Prince
(1989)

“Brainiac’s Daughter”
The Dukes of Stratosphear
(1987)

“Sipping”
from Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog
(2008)

“Magneto and Titanium Man”
Paul McCartney and Wings
(1975)

TRD Artwork 7-18-16

 

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About TechnoRetro Dads

Join shazbazzar and JediShua each week for a look back at the 70s and 80s as they share the fun and fandom of their youth with their families and friends. Topics include TV, film, music, and games of the ’70s and ’80s as well as franchises which have continued into the 21st Century, like Star WarsTRON, The Dark Crystal, and The Last Starfighter. TechnoRetro Dads are a blend of new and old as stories are passed down from one generation to the next.

If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just fondly remember the sci-fi/fantasy properties of the ’70s and ’80s, then this podcast is for you!

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