Dating show theme music
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
When Taggart (John Ashton) asks what the tune is, Rosewood replies, "The Dating Game!
" In the 1997 film Perdita Durango, the two main characters happily groove to the song while abducting two teenagers.
In an episode of Supernatural, the song is played when a pair of demons call Crowley (the King of Hell) from a hunter's trap.
The song acts as the opening and closing music to the Fangraphs audio podcast, hosted by Carson Cistulli and it had been used as a YTP source as well as the closing music for Low Limit Futbol hosted by Joe Uccello, Ben The Machine Agombar, Mike Orr and Roberto Rojas.
It was mashed up with American rapper Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" on You Tube.
"Spanish Flea" is a popular song written by Julius Wechter in the 1960s with lyrics by Cissy Wechter. "Spanish Flea" featured Alpert's trumpet over a Latin rhythm backing.
The song is best known from an instrumental version by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, released as a B-side to the single "What Now My Love" and on their 1965 album Going Places. In the United States, the song is closely associated with the long-running game show The Dating Game, for which it served as the "Bachelor’s Theme".