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Song IDs: Two versions of Herbie Hancock’s Blow Up Theme

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The original one runs to 1:35 and appears on the official 1966 soundtrack album. The definitive version, which is sublimity itself and features Hancock on piano, runs to 8:15 and appears on Bobby Hutcherson’s Oblique album, recorded in 1967 and not released until 1980. In Japan.

Herbie Hancock – “Blow-Up – Main Title” (1966)

Herbie Hancock – “Theme from Blow-Up” (1967)

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