Tag Archive: soundtrack

‘Billy Jack’ Soundtrack Lust Poll

Tweet I’ve heard from a few ardent Billy Jack fans that they simply MUST HAVE the new, DTS HD-Master restored soundtrack (by our good friends at MiCasa Multimedia) or the world will end for them as they know it. While we certainly don’t doubt anyone’s sincerity, we’d like a bit bigger sampling. So we’ve created…

‘Billy Jack’ Recording Session

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Tweet The soundtrack for the search of the school, and the freedom bus is recorded in Los Angeles. Groups of singers are bunched together to have on-screen and off-screen sound. Gwen Smith (Angela) is solo on a mike for her impressive vocals in both scenes. The session is being filmed, but I don’t have any…

‘One Tin Soldier’ Single

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Tweet ‘Billy Jack’ was such a low-budget film, and was so not expected to succeed, that no record company wanted to release the soundtrack to the film. But when Tom re-released the film in 1973 he pioneered TV advertising and tagged each TV spot with a snippet of Jinx Dawson’s incredible version of ‘One Tin…

Scoring ‘Trial’

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Tweet An interoffice memo re the scheduling change for the 1974 scoring session (music recording) for the ‘Trial of Billy Jack’ with Academy Award-winning composer Elmer Bernstein. The session was held on the Warner Brothers lot and was clearly rescheduled to September 19th, according to Tom.