Music of M*A*S*H – “Abyssinia, Henry”

I’ve posted a third episode to my Music of M*A*S*H feature, breaking down the eleven songs — plus the opening and closing credits — from the Season Three episode “Abyssinia, Henry.” Several of the songs were hummed by cast members while two others were played by Radar on his bugle. One of my favorite pieces … Continue Reading →

Music of M*A*S*H – “War Co-Respondent”

I’ve finally added a second episode to my Music of M*A*S*H feature. I’ve broken down the music included in the Season Eight episode “War Co-Respondent,” which featured four songs in addition to a variety of variations of “Suicide of Painless.” Two of those songs were performed by members of the cast. This was the episode … Continue Reading →

Listen to Rare Version of the M*A*S*H Theme

The theme song to M*A*S*H, “Suicide is Painless,” first appeared in the feature film MASH (with lyrics) and, over the eleven years the television series was on the air, was modified numerous times. The familiar tune always stayed the same but the instrumentation was changed, sometimes significantly. One unique version of the theme song was … Continue Reading →

Music of M*A*S*H – “M*A*S*H – The Pilot”

I’ve added a new feature to the site, Music of M*A*S*H. In the past, I had a section dedicated to various songs used in M*A*S*H. That’s not what this is. I recently acquired cue sheets for the first ten seasons of the series. These sheets identify the music in each episode and I plan on … Continue Reading →