O U N D T R A C K S
These are the
movies/videos/TV and radio shows for which Leo has done the
Little Treasure (1985) Tri Star Pictures
(out of print), Director Alan Sharp.
Movie Data Base
entry. Buy it at Amazon.com.
Days of Heaven (1979) Pacific Arts
PAC-8-168 (out of print) There is very little
music in the final soundtrack. Outakes can be found
on the Burnt Lips album. A very good
film by director Terrance Malick. Internet
Movie Data Base
entry. The album lists LK's contribution as
Fat Guy Goes Nutzoid (AKA Zeisters)
(1986) Troma, (never released as a soundtrack)
Director John Golden. You
can buy the video
movie is pretty bad and it may be difficult to sit
through for the music. Bruce Head relates "In one
concert, Leo called the movie "Fat Boy Goes
Nutzoid." I thought he just got the name wrong.
But, according to an interview with the director,
the movie was going to be called "Fat Boy Goes
Nutzoid." Apparently though, there is some musical
group called the Fat Boys (or something with Fat
Boys in the title), and they objected to the use of
the term Fat Boy."
Paul Bunyan (1990) Rabbit Ears Prod., BMG
KIDZ, BMG Music 74041-70780-2, was available on
Windham Hill 0717. With Jonathan Winters and Duck
Baker. Video may be available at Duffelbag.
You can buy the audio cassette at Amazon.com.
Leo's music can be found on PJ's Reading
Adventures - three tales featuring PJ,
PBS's bouncing bunny, narrated by famous actors and
with original music from Herbie Hancock, Leo, and
Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Also released on a
Microsoft-released CD. Leo's contribution is from
Paul Bunyan with Jonathan Winters. The
CD was one of the Family Fun Magazine's Software of
the Year award winners for 1997 and nominated for
the Best Album for Children Grammy in 1991. The
Paul Bunyan show was one in a series of children's
stories broadcast on public radio, called "Rabbit
Ears Radio." Windham Hill records released the CDs
and cassettes. The first track includes Jonathon
Winter's narration of the story, the remaining
tracks are instrumentals, some of which are duets
with Duck Baker. Most of the tunes were previously
released under different names or have subsequently
Theme from The Rick
and Bob Report is from a radio show.
Theme from Doodles
is from a PBS children's show.
A Little Snow Starts to Fall Again
(Marcel C. Kahn, 1974) Music by Leo Kottke
with Michael Johnson. A skiing promo film. I've
seen and heard this and it has a lot of early
interpretations of some phrases that later became
full releases on albums of the 70's.