Episode 1 of the Unmasked History of Scooby Doo is here!! Featured this episode is music composer Rich Dickerson, who has quite an expansive songwriting catalog in the Scooby-Doo franchise. Rich worked on early direct-to-video movies including Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Vampire and Scooby-Doo! Monster of Mexico, as well as, most notably, writing the theme song and other music for What’s New Scooby-Doo?
Highlights of this episode include:
1- The story of how the What’s New Scooby Doo theme song was written.
2- The process of writing music for animation.
3- Who was originally considered to sing the What’s New Scooby Doo theme.
Make sure to listen above! Or you can also read a transcript of the interview here.
As mentioned in the episode, Rich was so kind as to send me a few really cool behind the scenes photos! I’ve watermarked them with both his name and the podcast, as he certainly didn’t have to share them and I don’t want them circling around the internet with no credit! Take a look below.