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Grunt Machine - Opening Titles Television (Excerpts) – 1975 Music Animation

Grunt Machine - Opening Titles

Television (Excerpts) – 1975 Music Animation

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The screams at 00:18 and at 00:37 are sound-bytes taken from "Skellington" a track from the double live album "Colosseum Live!" of 1971, by British progressive rock / blues / jazz fusion band "Colosseum" and their vocalist at the time, Chris Farlowe.


Djinnjaha 23 Nov 2013 - 01.47am another acid i hate to bee on my computwr right now.


zutroy 4 Aug 2012 - 05.57pm

.... oh, I think Uriah Heep 'Dreams' was the music for the closing sequence, if I remember rightly :)

Steve Reekie

Steve Reekie 5 Nov 2011 - 05.54pm

Awesome ! I loved this show, the graphics, and the theme tune taken from 'Dreams' on the Uriah Heep album 'Wonderworld'. I didn' realise until today that Paul Holmes hosted it though. Far out !

Steve Reekie

Steve Reekie 5 Nov 2011 - 05.50pm

Designer Ron Highfield came up with the name when he walked into a production meeting in the Avalon office and said "it sounds like a grunt machine in here" Producer Brian Lennane said ..thats it!

iain  Eggleton

iain Eggleton 12 May 2011 - 06.04pm

Great to see this after more than 30 years! I remember the opening sequence with the guy with the clock in his head and the "wah ah wah" sound. The other pix used to give me the creeps, I can I see why, as I was just a kid at the time. Thanks for posting this wonderfully trippy piece of Kiwi music nostalgia!

Trevor Ayson

Trevor Ayson 15 Dec 2010 - 12.16pm

out of it! I remember this from when i was a kid...GREAT

Greig Brennan

Greig Brennan 28 Oct 2010 - 12.49pm

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