• Oliver, I now hate you for making me remember this and it's catchy but shit theme tune.

    Mysterious Cities of Gold - Theme Song - YouTube

    Oh yes, there was this song, which was the theme tune for a series that fascinated me hugely when I was small. I'm sure it would have been screened in this country, too. The Germans at the time were in the habit of commissioning their own scores for everything, and this one was given to Udo Jürgens, also sometimes known as Udo Würgens, for the German speakers among us:


    Most of the episodes seem to be on YouTube, although probably not legitimately. I was always mesmerised by the recurring cartoon characters morphing into figures from different epochs.