Last Hurrah for the Cold Blooded Eagles

Last Hurrah for the Cold Blooded Eagles...

And we come to a close. This is the final volume. There have been several times when I thought it was the final volume, but we kept moving forward. The only reason we've gotten this far is because of my partner in Germany. Kungfu Music Master Übermensch, Klaus, continues the effort! We'll still be working together on this hobby, but there won't be any further updates.

If you've been around for some time then you already understand. It's been 10 years now! Look at how much music we've found. How much more do you need? Through so many highs and lows, I've found just about every cue that I wanted... even my MOST WANTED ELUSIVE CUE from day one! And that one in particular is thanks to my main man Übermensch to the end, Klaus. Like they say... "there are no more secrets for Shaolin." Including this volume we're clocking in at a bit under 3,000 tracks. I don't know how many movies. I haven't counted. Otherwise, you'll understand that this volume contains cues from the far reaches of the Shaw Bros galaxy.

I | II | III | IV

But as a hobby, we've conquered this thing. We've mastered it. There's no victory lap, or party, or fanfare at the end of this. I thought what special thing could I do to mark this final volume. I've got nothing. The process was its own reward. The whole music blogging scene is long gone. I know the community is still around in other forms, but it was always important to me to keep my content on my own soil.

I've always helped out people who have contacted me directly. Since this is the end, I will continue to help. What I've learned from doing my Youtube channel (which I'll make a follow-up post about) a few years is that new people really are getting into this stuff. I suppose anyone still checking this blog my be hardcore devout. Anyway, "helping people" means I don't mind sharing a few specific movies worth of files that I already have. Reach me at hrangue@gmail.com

Our later releases have really been piecemeal, but here's an example of a flushed out "foundtrack"

What it doesn't mean is me watching random movies I've never seen before and looking for music that you are interested in. NO. I don't mind checking a quick clip or quick scene and giving a yes or no (I have it, I don't have it)... but remember it's been 10 years of us scouring these films. This didn't happen overnight.

There's no proper thank you list that I have, but I'll say that I'm grateful to the following people/places who have either contributed directly and indirectly and those who have inspired me otherwise:

Black Eagle "Chik Ming Klaus"
Killa The Librarian (my brother in music)
Mr. T
David the Slayer
Self Science
Agent Double
DJ Mike
Your Pal Doug
Paul Durango
Sleazy Listening
Kungfu Fandom
And anyone else whose name escapes me right now...

I was originally inspired by Paul Nice. We didn't get on (and not because of me), but it was a little compilation of his posted on Kungfu Fandom way back that let me know that this was even possible.

Yeah, there are still some tracks that I haven't found or some albums I want (and I'm sure Klaus too), but it's just not that serious. I don't keep a want list or anything either although I have listed a few requests. If you are feeling so generous... contact me at hrangue@gmail.com. I'm still into the funky and dramatic music, but if I had to add a 3rd wheel it would be 70's-80's electronica. And above all else... Italian. Thanks again everyone.

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