I never heard of this: Shaun Cassidy sings Illia's theme:

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  1. RAMA

    RAMA Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Saw this on Facebook:

    Speaking of STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE on it's 34th Anniv. This is a demo song by Shawn Cassidy he did on his lunch break whilst filming The Hardy Boys. Another version was done by a female studio singer. Neither was released, composer Jerry Goldsmith was totally opposed, but studios being studios they wanted the back end of Casey Kasem saying "At #12 this week...A Star Beyond Time...from Star Trek The Motion Picture"...and of course money coming from plays of that....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txv_1m6oA6U&feature=share
     
  2. doubleohfive

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    This is old news.

    For those interested, the track has been remastered and included on LaLaLand Records' superb 3-Disc Expanded Edition of the score from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
     
  3. RAMA

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    The mind boggles
     
  4. Indysolo

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  5. Grant

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    Thanks for that---I never heard of it before!
     
  6. Robert D. Robot

    Robert D. Robot Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Fascinating! I, too, have never heard this before!
     
  7. Indysolo

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    Did anyone get the La-La Land soundtrack album?

    Neil
     
  8. Balrog

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    I got it. This track makes me happy. :)
     
  9. Harvey

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    I got it. Went to the TMP screening in Hollywood, too. That was fun. La-La Land always puts on a great show.
     
  10. doubleohfive

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    How did we not meet then? I was with IndySolo, TV's Frank, Top41 and a bunch of others that night afterward. It was a fantastic event!
     
  11. Harvey

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    Next time there's a La La Land event PM me. I'm back in the LA for at least a little while.
     
  12. RandyS

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    I did. In fact, the first time I remember hearing that song was in 1988 on a sci-fi album of re-recordings. A woman sang it in that case. I don't know who it was.
     
  13. Indysolo

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    The re-recording changed a lyric. Cassidy sings, "...we'll conquer the unknown" while the female re-recording says, "...we'll star trek the unknown". I know this song a little too well. :)

    Neil
     
  14. Enterprise is Great

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    Neither have I. I've been a fan for 40 years and never heard of it before.
     
  15. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    Not released as a single, perhaps, but it's certainly included on several albums/cassettes. And the Shaun Cassidy 45rpm (the limited demo pressing?) is pictured in several commercial price guides of Trek merchandise.
     
  16. Shaka Zulu

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    Now if we can only hear a remixed version of 'The Moon's A Window To Heaven' from Star Trek V featuring Nichelle Nichols's lead vocals...:);):guffaw:
     
  17. Peach Wookiee

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    Actually, I'd love to hear that... :alienblush:
     
  18. 2takesfrakes

    2takesfrakes Commodore Commodore

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    Wow! Ilia's Theme really is obscure! Who knew this existed? To say nothing of Shaun Cassidy, but that's to be expected. He wasn't very talented, now, was he? Maybe he was an actor-turned-singer, or something like that? In any event, perhaps some things belonging in the past - and staying there - isn't such a bad thing, after all.
     
  19. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    Lots of us!

    You're showing your (young) age. Shaun was TV royalty!
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001027/
     
  20. Peach Wookiee

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    He was in "The Partridge Family"! I know about that! 2takesfrakes, how old are you?
     

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