The 8bit Spindle – Track 02 – Monty’s Still Running

Monty on the run box art
Monty on the run box art

I first got a copy of Monty on the Run by dubbing the cassette tape in-store at the Caloundra Chandlers store. Karma got me though. My Commodore 1530 (C2N) Datasette chewed the tape and I subsequently went back to Chandlers about bought an original. It was one of the few originals I actually owned.

This one harks back to the 80’s when saxophones reigned supreme in pop music. Since these are scores from computer systems of the 80’s, I thought it would be a nice memorandum. Besides that, “Monty on the Run” was a classic, frantic game with cornerstone musical pieces by the legendary Rob Hubbard.

For The 8bit Spindle, I’ve chosen to do a rendition of the high score theme from this game. I had a picture in my head of Monty running off endlessly into the sunset and I think this track lends itself to sax’s.

Monty’s Still Running

Original score by Rob Hubbard from the game “Monty on the Run”

 

Images from the original game

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Monty on the Run Title Screen (C64)
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Monty on the Run in-game screen shot (C64)
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Monty on the Run box art
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Monty on the Run box back cover (C64)

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