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I've never seen the counterculture film The Strawberry Statement (1970), and I don't think I plan to. It's one of those protest/student unrest films popular during the late sixties/early seventies.
The album is mostly uninteresting. We've all heard "Our House" by CSN&Y a billion times, and the other tunes by Thunderclap Newman, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Neil Young are also nothing new. What peaked my interest were the theme music instrumentals conducted by Ian Freebairn-Smith...
What's that? Never heard of him? He composed the Magnum P.I. theme music! Hell yeah!
This score is about twenty years before Magnum, and (not surprisingly) has a psychedelic feel. The title of this track ripped from the vinyl is "Market Basket" and it's the first of several instrumentals on the LP. Enjoy! ... (or not)