The fake radio show finally became a real radio show of a sort, when The Thrilling Adventure Hour began podcasting in January 2011, bringing the show to an even wider audience. The musical episode (The Piano Has Been Drinking) is a fan favorite. Andy has written songs and score for the show since it started […]
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Tom Shephard hired Andy to write music for Dane Boedigheimer’s “The High Fructose Adventures Of the Annoying Orange” on the Cartoon Network. Andy scores and regularly writes songs for “Annoying Orange.” Vocalists on these songs include Weird Al Yankovich, Alice Cooper, Bret Michaels, Dave Grohl, Maria Menounos, Felicia Day and many others.
Bobcat Goldthwait’s “God Bless America”
Bobcat Goldthwait asked Andy to write and produce songs for his film “God Bless America” starring Joel Murray and Tara Lynn Barr. Andy also appears in the film as the bandleader on a T.V. show and meets an untimely demise at the hands of Joel Murray.
Will Ferrell’s Old Milwaukee ad
Andy wrote and produced a series of ads for Old Milwaukee beer starring Will Ferrell. “The Taste Of Old Milwaukee” Music by Andy Paley Lyrics by Andy Paley Performed by Will Ferrell
Andy’s friends Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santos asked him to play harmonica and drums on their band Honeyhoney’s “Billy Jack” album.
“Don’t Be A Jerk (It’s Christmas)”
Andy and Tom Kenny co-wrote the SpongeBob SquarePants song “Don’t Be A Jerk (It’s Christmas)” which was released during the 2010 holiday season. This photo was taken after a performance by SpongeBob and the Hi-Seas on the KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles.
“Einstein the Class Hamster”
Janet Tashijan, a children’s book author, and her son Jake Tashijan, an animator, asked Andy to write a song for their book trailer. “Einstein the Class Hamster” has been a hit with school children around the country. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVOQjksT5E4 “Einstein The Class Hamster” Music by Andy Paley Lyrics by Andy Paley
Andy and Tom Kenny write the songs for Disney’s “Handy Manny,” a children’s cartoon featuring Wilmer Valderrama, Tom Kenny, Dee Bradley Baker, Carlos Alzaraqui, Katie Soucie, Grey DeLisle, Nike Futterman and Fred Stoller.
The Thrilling Adventure Hour at Largo
In 2010, the Thrilling Adventure Hour shortened its name and moved to Largo at the Coronet, where the monthly shows continue with Andy leading the Andy Paley Orchestra and writing songs and score for the show.
Roy Buchanana’s “Live: Amazing Grace” was released in 2009. It includes songs that Andy plays drums and/or piano on when he toured the world with Roy Buchanan in the 70s.
Andy in the Press
The Hidden Genius of It's A SpongeBob Christmas Lenny Kaye, eMusic.com
Beauty in Two Dimensions: ‘It’s a Spongebob Christmas!’ Gene Sculatti, Rock's Back Pages
question of the day: What fictional characters need their own Christmas album? Flick Filosopher
SpongeBob follows 'Best Day Ever' with Christmas album Jim Bessman, Examiner.com
It's a SpongeBob Christmas! Jason Weisberger, BoingBoing.net
New SpongeBob SquarePants Song Urges Shoppers Not to Be Jerks This Holiday Season Huffington Post
SpongeBob Christmas special goes stop-motion Associated Press
Review: 'It's a SpongeBob Christmas!' adds an extra dimension Los Angeles Times