A.'s KTLA channrl 5 used Industrial Disease for a theme for a while.I work with a guy who's a guitarist in a mariachi band in his spare time.
It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.Newlywed husbands and wives would take turns answering (often risque) questions while their spouses ...See full summary » The classic game show with a twist; the answers are revealed, but it's up to the contestants to supply the questions. For the life of me, I thought "Spanish Flea" by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass was used as a game show theme. I remember Spanish Flea being played on The Dating Game; but I think [b]astorian[/i] is right, that it was incidental music. I don't think "Spanish Flea" was ever the theme song of either "Newlywed Game" or "Dating Game," but I think "The Dating Game" used it as incidental music while the bachelorette made up her mind, and while the announcer described the wonderful vacation to Burbank or Inglewood that the lucky couple would get to go on.Ominous Latin Chanting, the One-Woman Wail, or the Cherubic Choir are popular choices for this, as are a techno beat or heavy metal riff. , Most Wonderful Sound, Power Up Motif, Music for Courage, Near Victory Fanfare, and Musical Spoiler (the last of which is arguably a Super Trope).