When. So whenever he’d cut promos he’d tell the kids to say their prayers and eat your vitamins, which is incredibly corny, especially for a guy whose move set regularly includes eye gouges and face biting. As far as goofy outside-of-wrestling projects go, fans love to make fun of Macho Man Randy Savage’s goofy rap album Be a Man, but for some reason, let Hulk Rules slide. 4. 1985 soundtrack album by World Wrestling Federation, WWE Music Group: List of music albums produced by, Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://www.allmusic.com/album/wrestling-album-koch-mw0000311838, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Wrestling_Album&oldid=977832340, Articles needing additional references from January 2015, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 September 2020, at 07:40. This song was the theme song for Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling which was a weird concoction of live action and cartoons in crazy semi-wrestling related stories. D Well you hurt my friends, and you hurt my pride, It’s what made him such a star -- not only could Hogan overcome the odds and defeat away men with their own gravitational pulls who couldn’t speak English too good, but he did it, WrestleMania: The 10 Most Disappointing Main Events, It may sound jingoistic and cheesy -- it is -- but if you go back and watch those matches, the energy is amazing. He has been married to Jennifer McDaniel since December 14, 2010. When it comes crashing down, and it hurts inside. If you were one of the many people who grew up in the '80s and religiously watched the then-WWF, chances are there was no one more important to you than Hulk Hogan. Add in the quotes and you had a cool heel song with that obnoxious self-promotion edge to it. I got something deep inside of me, and courage is the thing that keeps us free. Hilariously, the entrance music wasn’t even meant for him -- it was used by the U.S. Express before Mike Rotunda and Barry Windham jumped ship to the NWA. His answer: "NO." Personally, I wasn't a Hogan guy (give me Piper, Rude, Jake the Snake over Hogan any day), but obviously I understand that Hulk's popularity dwarfed anyone else's in the company—by a lot. Pro Wrestling is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Recoveries are a common babyface move -- get the crowd to Tinkerbell you out of danger, do a set of signature moves, get a big cheer -- but Hogan’s recovery was special because it had a name. I always liked the Wolfpac theme but using that with Hogan and the nWo Elite just didn’t work. 5. Soundtracks: Hogan had been playing the same character in WCW as he had in the WWF. For a modern comparison, when John Cena took on Rusev in a similar style at, As far as goofy outside-of-wrestling projects go, fans love to make fun of Macho Man Randy Savage’s goofy rap album, Recorded by Hulk Hogan and the Wrestling Boot Band -- a.k.a. Stars and Stripes Forever • He represented entertainment rather than wrestling. Sure, he’d cut promos and show up on the posters with a bandana, but when it came time to throw down in the ring, whammo -- party in the back, out of business in the front. __count__/__total__ Find out why Close. Loading... Close. Hell, it’s probably the best theme in TNA right now. So Hulk quit and became a bigger star than he would have been had he stayed in the WWWF. However, Hogan was not the original person intended for this entrance song. The only problem is that there obviously were better options out there. S While this song was originally destined for someone else, they are now a seldom seen footnote in wrestling history. Maybe it avoids the same mockery because, out of all of Hogan’s extracurricular endeavors, a novelty record pales in comparison to Hulk Hogan’s Pastamania.