3 Count: Substitute Themes

In 3 Count, Three Man Booth will Discuss Wrestling & Wrestling Related Music: 
The Good, The Bad, and The Cheesy

With the WWE owning much of its competitors’ video libraries, they often have to put in substitute entrance themes when releasing / re-releasing matches. Usually, the WWE dubs in stock music, elevator Muzak versions of popular songs, or a toned down version of a Superstar’s recent WWE theme.

In the case of the Road Warriors, who used Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man” while in NWA/WCW, somebody decided to use “The Hit” by Richard Myhill. Unfamiliar with “The Hit?” Not if you’ve seen a Cheetos commercial lately:

Listen, I’m not denying that this song is awesome. It is, inherently so. But for the Legion of Doom? For the spike shouldered, mohawked, face painted, aggression fueled monsters that dominated the wrestling world?

Look at the Road Warriors in action set to “The Hit” and try to convince me it makes sense

because all I can see is this:

And, yes, they know.

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