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Wrestling Album

Ventura , Hogan , Albano , Okerlund , Derringer , Steinman Audio Cassette
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)


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Product Details

  • Audio Cassette (January 26, 1999)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Koch Entertainment D
  • ASIN: B00000I6DK
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #926,662 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Land of a Thousand Dances?!! ?
2. Grab Them Cakes
3. Real American (Windham & Rotundo's Theme)
4. Eat Your Hart Out, Rick Springfield
5. Captain Lou's History of Music/Captain Lou
6. Hulk Hogan's Theme
7. For Everybody
8. Tutti Frutti
9. Don't Go Messin' with a Country Boy
10. Cara Mia

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Relive our Golden Age of Wrestling all over again November 29, 1999
Format:Audio CD
They have done it.. Re-released the sounds that made wrestling what it today. Vince McMahon had a vision back in the early 80s to make professional wrestling a mainstream product. His first venture in music was this album. Lots of commentary by Vince McMahon, "Mean" Gene Okerland, and Jesse "The Body" Ventura. Hearing songs like "DONT GO MESSING WITH A COUNTRY BOY" reminds me of Hillbilly Jim coming to the ring all over again. "THE LAND OF A THOUSAND DANCES" brings back memories of the WWF/MTV Rock 'n Wrestling connection back in the 80s. Who doesnt get a fond memory of Hulk Hogan coming out everytime you hear "REAL AMERICAN"? Hearing Mona (Cindi Lauper) Flambe, and Rick (Rock 'n Roll Hoochie Coo) Derringer belt out the WWF Champion's Anthem can't be beat.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Hesitant to spend 12, BUT.... September 27, 2006
Format:Audio CD
I'm 32 years old as I write this. I remember buying this album brand new back in the day and spinning it (yes, I had it on an actual RECORD!!!) non stop. When the parents would leave, I would crank it LOUD and lip sync to my favs. My big time heroes at the time were Piper (so of course, I loved For Everybody), and Paul Orndorff (who old school fans will remember came to the ring to Real American after he turned on Hogan. Anyhow, the way I see it, anything that can make you smile is a good thing. This is a CD that will make you smile. It might be lost on those who didn't follow the WWF in the late 80's. I just wish it wasn't 12 bucks.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
This is worth getting for nostalgia reasons.There are a few real themes on here, but the rest of them are just goofy songs sung by the wrestlers ( still, it's better than "Wrestlemania:the album" ). This is worth every single cent, though for " Grab Them Cakes" and "Real American" ( the best theme EVER! ). Now only if they'd rerelease 'Piledriver"....
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars WWF AT ITS FINEST February 14, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
I purchased the album because of my long time admiration for the world wrestling federation and its supremacy over all its adversaries. The wrestlers on this album are the ones i grew up with from wrestling's first wave of popularity.
There is a typo ( as of 14 Feb. ) on the amazon track listing. There are 10 tracks on this CD and commentary in between by none other than Jessie "The Body" Ventura, Vince McMahon, and Mean Gene Okerlund. Artists on this album include The Wrestlers, JYD, Derringer, Jimmy Hart, Captain Lou, The WWF All-Stars, Roddy Piper, Mean Jean, Hillbilly Jim, and Nikolai Volkoff. It doesn't sound like Hulk Hogan sings on any of these, nor is he pictured with the others on the album cover. Regardless, this album is a must have, as soon as Real American Came on and i looked at the cover and saw all the great wrestlers from yesteryear, i knew this album was a great aquisition to any wrestling collection.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Good Ol' Days! January 4, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
I've been looking for this for quite awhile, and it was worth the wait. Nostalgic WWF fans will love this. Newer fans (Bandwagon jumpers) will recognize Vince and George Steele...unless they watch WCW. Some songs are cheesy, but that was the basis of '80s wrestling (And it was dang fun!). Among songs "sung" by Superstars, the CD contains 3 real entrance themes..."Grab Them Cakes" (JYD), "Don't Go Messin' With A Country Boy" (Hillbilly Jim) and "Real American" which THEN was written for Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo although Hulk Hogan later made it famous. Also, there are no lulls in this CD. Between the songs Jesse Ventura, Vince McMahon, and Gene Okerlund intro the songs. A very nice piece of wrestling history and well worth the money.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The first album made by the WWF (WWE)was the best. This album does it's job in entertaining the listener with it's "recording studio" angle. The songs are great till this day, I mean "Mean" Gene Okerland sang "Tutti Frutti"! Aside from that song, Roddy Piper, Junkyard Dog, Hillbilly Jim, and the great Nickolai Volkoff contributed. It's fun to hear the WWf when it was goofy and more importantly: Suitable.
A great buy to relive some good memories.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic!! December 19, 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I had this on cassette tape when I was a kid and I played it so much that it wore out. About 10 or 11 years ago, I found this in Ames while they were doing their closing sale and it brought me back to when I was 6 years old and these guys were larger than life. I still will listen to this, I actually put it on my ipod to always have when I'm feeling like hearing some old wrestling entertainment. Grab Them Cakes by Junk Yard Dog is my favorite on here, the original Hulk Hogan theme song that was also used on their cartoon show in the 80's is also on here as well as the original full version of Real American. I wish I could get their follow up album "Piledriver" on CD or MP3. If anyone knows where I can get it, please respond and let me know. Thanks!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An AMAZING CD June 3, 2005
Format:Audio CD
I bought this CD a LOOONG time ago, and I must say, it has stuck with me ever since....it's funny, catchy, and an all-around good CD...my only gripe is that it's a little...short (I wish that they HAD done the "duet" at the end)! Other than that, it is an amzing CD packed with good songs
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
awesome
Published 1 day ago by STEVEN MOORE
5.0 out of 5 stars OLD SCHOOL WRESTLING THE BEST
HAD THIS ALBUM SINCE THE 80'S AND WAS FINALLY HAPPY TO GET IT ON CD. TONS OF WRESTLING STARS BACK IN THE DAY, AND THIS CD PROVES IT. Read more
Published 5 months ago by TRACY RUCH
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Music for a Wrestling Fan
wrestling Flashback for WrestleMania 30 or WWE 2K14 WrestleMania Rewind. Time to get the rest of the Wrestling Albums. !!!!
Published 11 months ago by chris Janke
5.0 out of 5 stars wwf wrestling the album
i am a huge huge wrestling fan and i really really love the the wrestling album from the early wwf
Published 17 months ago by JIMMY Edwards
2.0 out of 5 stars Pretty bad...
Before I posted this this album had a 4.4 out of 5, no clue why. I've been a wrestling fan since 1985 but still this is horrible by today's standards and even then too I'd imagine. Read more
Published on August 5, 2012 by Gcash17
5.0 out of 5 stars The Wrestling Album
This Album brings back so many funny moments of old school wrestling and passion
that made WWF a must watch show. Read more
Published on March 27, 2011 by babyfrehley
4.0 out of 5 stars Wrestling Music
Hogan's music was the main reason I got this. "Real American" by Rick Derringer(Rockn'Roll Hoochie Goo) is radio quality with Hogan's Theme sounding like something on a Rocky... Read more
Published on December 8, 2010 by Mark J. House
5.0 out of 5 stars This is great
I had this back when it was a record album! It is good to see that this has been released on cd. It is a fun album, and it brings back good memories about the fun of wrestling.
Published on June 13, 2008 by J. Cross
4.0 out of 5 stars Wishing and Hoping
I found the CD quite impressive...I've been looking online for Piledriver if you remember the second wrestling album with the Demolition song.... Read more
Published on April 3, 2006 by Barney J. Ho
1.0 out of 5 stars This is garbage!!
Wow, they actually put this "anti-classic" on CD. Seriously, this is a very bad album. Practically none of the "superstars" can sing, other than Jimmy Hart, and they are mostly... Read more
Published on August 4, 2005 by Johnny Heering
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