30 Rock is usually Videogum’s beat, except when someone like RAC (whom we know well) remixes Tracy Morgan and Donald Glover’s “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah.” Which is what happened, and what we have here. The track comes as a bonus commemoration of the show’s official soundtrack, a two-disc release featuring the show’s supplemental score along with proper songs voiced by various members of the 30 Rock cast. (E.g. Jane Krakowski on “Make A Pizza” and “Muffin Top”; Tracy Morgan and Jack McBrayer on “I Will Always Love You.”) The OST also took a fleeting Liz Lemon joke about a Christopher Cross song on her life and made it into a reality, which we can all agree is very cool at least from a 1981 Grammys perspective. It’s called “Lemon’s Theme” and is performed with the full-on Chris Cross vocal smoothness and instrumentation you’d expect from the sailor. MP3s of both of those tracks are below.
The soundtrack also comes in a Collector’s Edition which features “2 discs of original music bundled with a custom book of exclusive photos, cast commentary, scripts, and more.” We have one of those to giveaway. It’s signed by the cast. The person who gets that will ALSO get all four seasons of 30 Rock to date on DVD. Basically, this is knocking out a big chunk of your holiday gift list, if you win.
First, the MP3s:
It’s worth noting that “Werewolf” (and most of the rest of the OST) was composed by Jeff Richmond. Meme-credit where meme-credit’s due! You can stream the rest of the soundtrack at MSN, purchase it at iTunes, and buy the Collector’s Edition over at Amazon.
Here’s the Collector’s Edition:
Closeup of the book cover:
To be eligible to win, all you have to do is be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook, and submit a comment on this post with your favorite 30 Rock character (and why, if you want) via Facebook Connect (do not use your ‘Gum user account on this post — we’ll have to be able to check if you are a fan of Stereogum on FB when the sweepstakes ends). We’ll pick a winner from the comments posted here, at random. Deadline to enter is in two weeks: 12/2 at 5:30PM EST. Have your comment logged by then, and you’re in.
Here’s the complete OST tracklist:
01 Jeff Richmond: “Page Off Intro / Theme From ’30 Rock’ Kenneth Chokes”
02 Jeff Richmond: “Carol”
03 Jeff Richmond: “Frenchy / Slummin’ It”
04 Jeff Richmond: “Restaurant / Snowy Night / Light of Day”
05 Jeff Richmond, Jason Sudeikis, and Tina Fey: “Jack in Four / Cha Cha / Cleveland”
06 Jeff Richmond: “My Funny Valentine”
07 Jeff Richmond: “Boys in Gayland / Halloween / Chicken Killer / Jack Attack”
08 Jeff Richmond: “Meet Donny / Spanx / Dirty 30’s / Liz Taylor”
09 Michael Bublé: “Mr. Templeton”
10 Jeff Richmond: “Sunset Rounds”
11 Jeff Richmond: “Lizzie’s Blues / Sad Clown”
12 Jeff Richmond: “Claire / Handkiss / The Getaway”
13 Jeff Richmond: “Colleen / Dumb Moon / Headlights”
14 Jeff Richmond: “Dad / Pieces of Wood”
15 Jeff Richmond: “Ave Maria as Played by Kathy Geiss at the Cryogenic Freezing of Her Father / Blind Love”
16 Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Alec Baldwin, Edie Falco, Jack McBrayer, Kevin Brown, and Grizz Chapman: “Midnight Train to Georgia”
17 Jeff Richmond: “30 Rock – Long Play Version/ The Bitenuker”
01 Jane Krakowski: “Make a Pizza”
02 Katreese Barnes and Kyle Gordon: “That’s Her”
03 Jane Krakowski: “Muffin Top”
04 Tracy Morgan and Donald Glover: “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah”
05 Alec Baldwin and Jeff Richmond: “Simple Things”
06 Jane Krakowski: “Tennis Night”
07 Cheyenne Jackson: “Danny Boy”
08 Jane Krakawski and Cheyenne Jackson: “The Christmas Waltz”
09 Jane Krakowski, Elaine Stritch and Alec Baldwin: “The Christmas Song”
10 Jane Krakowski: “The America Song &the Mob”
11 Tracy Morgan and Jack McBrayer: “I Will Always Love You”
12 Tina Fey and Christopher Cross: “Lemon’s Theme”
13 Anita Gillette, Jan Hooks, Patti LuPone, Elaine Stritch and the Cast: “Don’t Go to Bed With a Frown”
14 Jeff Richmond: “What Do You Say to Cleveland (The Demo of the Unused Cleveland Song)”
UPDATE: We have our winner, Tracy Jordan fan Sarah Fonder. Congrats!