VJEZD GLADIATORU

Latest update on 23/04/2010

Artist: Julius Fucik
Author: Julius Fucik
Year: 1912

Original Czech title (1897) of Einzug der Gladiatoren/The Entry Of The Gladiators/L'entrée des gladiateurs/Thunder And Blazes, the most famous of all circus tunes.

Covers:

1944:

Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey [as Thunder And Blazes]

1958:

Randy Randolph [in Yakety Sax]

1961:

James Darren [in Goodbye Cruel World; n°3 US]

1961:

Nero & The Gladiators [as Entry Of The Gladiators]

1962:

Freddy Cannon [organ part in Palisades Park (see there)]

1968:

Rolling Stones [idem in their Rock And Roll Circus program]

1973:

Leo Sayer [intro The Show Must Go On; n°2 UK]

1973:

Three Dog Night [idem; n°4 US]

1988:

Dickies [in Killer Klowns]

1989:

Bobby Brown [in We're Back on Ghostbusters II]

2002:

Enrique Guzman [as Adiós Mundo Cruel]

Fucik (1872-1916) was a pupil of Dvorák and got famous for his marches. His Florentiner Marsch is reputed for being played in Auschwitz.

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