SciFi SongFest, Songs 273-274

Two songs about hungry monsters from outer space:

273. Sheb Wooley, “Purple People Eater” (1958):

274. Blondie, “Rapture” (1980):

Or, Debbie Harry sneaks rap onto MTV:

And don’t miss this mash-up of “Rapture” with the Doors’ 1971 “Riders on the Storm”:

Another version:


2 Responses to SciFi SongFest, Songs 273-274

  1. Grant Gould October 16, 2019 at 9:37 pm #

    I have seen it claimed that Sheb Wooley is also the voice of the famous (infamous?) “Wilhelm Scream”, which has more than a few sci-fi tie-ins in its history.

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