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15/12/2019: Gershon Kingsley dies at age 97 : On 10 december 2019, the composer of the original Popcorn song and the whole reason I made this website passed away. He died peacefully in his sleep at a very respectable age of 97. His legacy will be known for a long time, we will always remember his music. In his rememberance, the background of the website has been set to black.


29/08/2019: Popcorns added : New versions added: LeWelsch, Dick et les Espions, Bongo Chaton, Tonerre Mécanniques, Neil Cicierega, Nuslux, Concept Art, clindust and Orquesta de Pepe Castillo.


27/08/2019: Popcorns added : New versions added: Dyrct, Funkin' Amateurs, Deep Blue, Blow Up, Music Factory, JVG, Die Space Hobos, Nils Tibor, Y Viva Espana, Spanish Synthesizer, Popcorn, Reptile & Sky, Grupo Sharo's, DJ Blade, Orquesta Son de Cuba, Teknova and FLW. That's 850 versions!


23/08/2018: Popcorns added : New versions added: The Surfin' Boars, Ketamine Koala, Orquesta Catacumbia, Hideki Matsutake & Katsunori Fuchi & YUMIKO & Motoyoshi Shinoda & Ogawa Fumiaki, The Nobis, Corkscrew № 4453556, Bunnytail Traces and Zac Anger.


16/08/2017: Popcorns added : New versions added: Panoply Steelband, Bezirksjugendblasorchester Vöcklabruck, Riku Niemi Orchestra, Peterson Middle School Orchestra, Mandolin Quartet Seasons, Seoul Philharmonic and Vivian Jacob.


3/09/2017: Popcorns added : New versions added: Joe Loss, The Misters, Orchester Pete Danby, Unknown (Wersi organ demo), Der Naher Kinderchor, Brian Hazelby, Syntrance, Tubular Ben, Daughters & Sons Featuring Junior Jordi, Los Straitjackets, Sumire Uesaka, Yo La Tengo, Chikara Ueda & The Caravan and El Organo Romantico de Goyito.


27/04/2017: Popcorns added : 800 documented versions: Roberto Sasian Y Su Organa, Hillberg & D-Tex and the first one from 2017: Takin.


22/04/2017: Popcorns added : Lots of new versions: Daisy Door, El Órgano Romantico de Goyito, Hector Manito Bonilla, Jugend Bigband am Alten Gymnasium Flensburg, Script, The Love Symphony Orchestra, Merry Melodies, King of Agogik, La Strana Societa (2012), MSMD, Salted Butter, Bartender, Tamagotchi, The Top Club Band, The Cover Bullets, Blip Shifter, DJ Teuf and Jochen Brauer Sextett.


08/08/2016: Popcorns added : New versions from: Mariachi de la Sierra, Mr. Pink, DJ Trendsetter, Fernando D.C. and Mister Loco.


22/11/2015: Popcorns added : New versions from: I Moogs, Margareta Paslaru, Wayout, Dan Newbie, Hypeclub and Luvienne.


10/06/2015: Popcorns added : New versions from: Die Westfälischen Nachtigallen, Military Pop Band Major Werner Gummelt, Sydney Thompson And His Orchestra, Conjunto Peña Blanca, We Made!, Joe Tiseo, Orchester der Musik-Schule-Warndt, Hector Manito Bonila, A. Decap and Jorge Fontes.


23/12/2014: Popcorns added : At the end of the year: new versions, the 2014 edition: ninoDJ, Charlie Parra del Riego, Jack Holiday & Mike Candys, 2 Crazy DeeJayS, Markus Maximus and Dean Cohen. Which makes the total of cover versions over 750!


22/12/2014: Popcorns added : New versions from Pablo Beltrán Ruiz, Los Demonios De Puebla, Spams, Volga Band, Universal Sound Machine, Dj Max Korovaev and the Russian State Symphony Cinema Orchestra, Jupiter 80, Grupo Condesa and Housemousesixx. Tomorrow the last update of the year.


21/12/2014: Popcorns added : New versions from Gershon Kingsley, Pop Corn Consumers, The Israel Air Force Band, OOPS! DJs, Запрещённые Барабанщики (Prohibited Drummers), Aufidena, The Spoon Box and Parana. Later this week more.


07/04/2014: Popcorns added : New versions from Kai Warner and a rap version of The Dead.


25/03/2014: Popcorns added : New versions from Alhambra, Ambassadeur, Jesse Rose and Haugenial.


20/12/2013: Video added : Added a video to (and corrected) the Helmut Jederknüller version


14/11/2013: Two sigthings added : New sightings from 2013 (Dutch TV, AVRO's Join the Beat) and 1983 (TV Weather Programme) are added here


08/10/2013: Popcorns added : New versions from Cheyenne Mountain High School Symphonic Band 1972, Chris Nilson und seine Rhythmusgruppe, Orchestra Electrecord, Die Schlapse, Eat Static, Stressseuche and Rowelly.


30/07/2013: Popcorns added : I've reached the 700 now! New versions from Vanessa Y Los Punto Com, Disco Fever, Tom Cutter, Estudio Miami Ritmo, Sunshine Superstars, Box Office Poison, Estudio Miami Ritmo, Raphael Roan, Sameach Music, S. Rosin and Helmut Jederknüller mit seinem Super Stereo à gogo Orchester.


01/06/2013: Popcorns added : Small update with some new versions from Bounce, Vibes & Wishdokta, Ottomix (1998) and Space Penguins.


20/05/2013: Popcorns added : 16(!) versions from 2012 added: Miguel Valbuena, Roy Luis, Butter With Honey, Nalle Lehtonen & Tulinen Trumpett, De Lancaster, Oleg Stuff, Malox and Brado Popcorn, Tanvir Kawnine, Ari Inkilainen, DJ 90210, Roxy and DeeDee, Jimmy Granlund and Krispy.


18/05/2013: Popcorns added : A longer version of Wayne Gerard Trotman, a live version of Chica Libre and new versions of Claudius Alzner, Paranetics, Pub 69, A-Team and The Brits and Pieces. I've also added some videos to the versions list and corrected some years.


06/04/2013: Popcorns added : 2013 edition with Gutter Catz and Aimoon.


22/03/2013: Popcorns added : New versions from Anan, Yvette Horner, The Ray McVay Road Show, Marimba Chiapas, Kispál és a Borz, Massiv in Mensch, Cartoon Band and and Palov & Panama Cardoon.


08/03/2013: Popcorns added : New versions from Estrellas de Plata, Alan Caddy Orchestra and Singers, Jill Smith, Freddy Carrara, Gil Ventura, Gershon Kingsley's Popcorn International, Dance Machine and Sergey Gudsey.


30/10/2012: Gershon Kingsley's site renewed : Gershon Kingsley has a new website where you can listen to the full Popcorn International as played in 1978.


15/09/2012: Popcorns added : New versions from Die Limburger, Enrique Lynch Y Su Conjunto, Dr. Moog's Party Bros, another mix by Dance Techno Fish and two versions by Juline feat. Young Boys.


17/08/2012: Popcorns added : New versions from Carlos Velasco, Michael Pan, High School Music Band, Kids Party Band, The Alan B. Campbell Orchestra, #1 Video Game Songs, London Session Musicians, Ameritz and introducing the versions of 2012 Noisitron, Déjà Vu, Roxy and DeeDee, Huub Habets and Primus Brass.


12/06/2012: Popcorns added : New versions from Bud Shorter, Claude Ciari, K-Ottik, The Phantom Surfers, Skip, an older mix of Head Horny's and The Surf Coasters.


04/05/2012: Popcorns added : New versions from M.A.F., seven new mixes from Christian Stefanoni and versions by Oscar Valdambrini & The Poppy Pops and Gankino Circus.


16/02/2012: Popcorn in the news : Check out this newspaper article from Australia about Popcorn. Gershon Kingsley and I are interviewed. :-D


16/02/2012: new versions added : Versions from Nylon 66'ers, Cumbias Y Mas and the extended mix of Jean-Michell vs. United DJs.


17/01/2012: Video from Dutch TV : Added the excellent item on Pop Corn and Gershon Kingsley to the origins page.


29/12/2011: Popcorn on Dutch TV : A small update: Dutch TV program Top 2000 will broadcast a small item on Popcorn tomorrow evening


05/12/2011: new versions added : Yes! I made it! 600 versions by the end of the year! Versions from Franck Pourcel, Fausto Papetti, Popcorneaters, Damiron, Orchester King Royal, Toytone, Shrug and The Little Apple Band


20/11/2011: new versions added : Palomitas de Maiz edition. Versions from Los Astros, Grupo Super T, Los Daddys de Chinantla, Gustavo Bravetti, Los Enemigos, Pluma Y Su 8 Octavos, Organo Texano de Rudy Garcia y Les Impacto and Afrosound


20/10/2011: new versions added : Decibels A Go-Go, a longer version of Pop House, Banda Membrillera, Vaffamix, Moving On, Massimo Scalieri, Bobby Flexter, Maurizio Verbeni & Marco Angeli and Goodiepal


01/09/2011: new versions added : 70s, 80s and 90s edition: Armando Sciascia Orchestra, Armando Martelli, Claudius Alzner Und Seine Solisten, Ed Starink, three new M & H Band versions and The Bikini Beach Club.


22/08/2011: new versions added : Second batch of Spotify, 2011 edition: Hot Jam & Butter, Rare Bird Project, The Disco Orchestra, Ensemble Novgorod Mosaic, Revirtam, The Popettes, Ace Bond DJ, DJ Omidia, Bobby Flexter and Maurizio Verbeni & Marco Angeli.


4/08/2011: new versions added : A couple of new versions found, mainly thanks to Spotify. This is the first batch: Hot Hits, V. Mescherin's Orchestra, SoundsNet, another Eskimo remix, Igor Presnyakov, DJ Kit, The Des Bettany Trio, Adam K & Unity and Paranetics.


30/07/2011: new versions added : Jay Joyce and his orchestra, Frans Poptie, The Golden Sound of Yamaha and Dacapella.


12/05/2011: new versions added : Over 400 performers registered! John Evans, Two Milords, Trance Troopers and DJ Raff.


11/04/2011: new versions added : Eddy de Jong, Laser Sound Orchestra and 6 other Soundgrenade remixes.


27/03/2011: new versions added : A small update: Antoine (spanish version) and a different Eskimo remix.


25/03/2011: new versions added : New versions from Pacheco, Acoustic Sound System, Detlev Jocker, Marimba Chiapas, Clark & Jessen, El Recuerdo Musical, Tommy Seebach, Top Hits Group, Jean Michell vs. United DJs and Atomico.


29/01/2011: new versions added : A lot of new additions at the start of this year. The Travellers, Makina Power, The Astronauts, The Dance Mixers, Men In The Moon, four new Troubledot versions, Viento Calido, Crazy Chicken, Los Aragaon and the first of 2011 M.A.F..


17/12/2010: Reached the 500 versions! : My goal was to reach 400 versions this year, I got over 500 by the end of 2010! Casino, Hi-Teck System, The Allstars, Strings Royal, Starlight Orchestra, Mr. Pickwick, Band Of One, Mystic Fashion, Christian Stefanoni, Mr. Jay & T, Paranetics, DJ Power, Workout Club and Wayne Gerard Trotman.


7/10/2010: New versions added and site functionality added. : This week: Antoine, Italian version, Orchester Ralf Nowy, The Barry Lipman Party Band, Pedro and his Hammond organ, Balet Československé televize, BF Project, Vive La Fete, Jona Lefvert, Ori Tzadok, Jeff Tony, DJ Karp & DJ Yastreb and Los Favoritos de Ciudad Victoria. Statistics has been expanded with lyrics. Lyrics for Fausti and Shadmehr have been added too.


23/09/2010: New versions added : Last batch of new versions for this month: The Music Sweepers, Music Makers, Die Marimba Steelband Haderslev, Los Papis, The KGBs, 50 Non-Stop Hammond Hits, Plemo and Frederik.


21/09/2010: New versions added : Added two new versions for LPG, Las Trillizas de Oro, Dan Lacksman, ORF Big Band, Les Humphries Singers, Gunter Noris, Spacelab, W.R.S. Connection, Synthetic Engeneering and Wayout.


14/09/2010: Blog added : The website is getting modernized with a blog. Read about it here and leave a comment!


08/09/2010: New versions added : Added versions for Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna, Synthesizer Sound Machine, Viva la Musica, D-Night, DJ SD, The Kernels, Nick Etheridge, Frank Ester and Dexter and Maniac.


03/09/2010: Popcorn Reheated CD added : 15 versions on one CD (including Biggabush and Red Sparrow's Linker Offensivverteidiger) here. Also added two remixes for Lupeelou and Shadmehr Ageli's CD version.


02/09/2010: New additions 00 edition : New versions from The Sailors, La Banda Del Diablo, High Tide, Tjipz, Djenki, The Magic Orchestra, DJ Marco and JJ Romero, Dario Stivala, South Africa, Barking Classics, Sapoloco, Warm Up, 70s Movers and Shakers and Popcorn. Temporary removed Biggabush and Linker Offensivverteidiger for the next update.


24/08/2010: New additions : 90s edition. Racemic Acid, Alfred Hause, La Strana Societa, Voltage, Marco Zangirolami and Indigo Blue. And still no new 80s versions...


14/08/2010: New additions : 70s edition. Caravelli, Los Exitos, Prague Radio Dance Orchestra, Jiri Korn, The Carmets, Omar Khorshid and Archie Ulm.


11/08/2010: New 2010 versions added : Some new versions from 2010 added, including Muse and the Muppets. check here. This makes a milestone: 400 versions registered! Next update will feature the 70s.


7/08/2010: Updated : Updated the site. The site has gotten a small redesign, which modernised the site's functionality. Hope you like it. Also, the Ultra Eczema LP is added to the list of Popcorns. The coming weeks more versions will be added.


3/08/2010: Site in maintenance : I'm currently working on a small redesign with a lot of work under the hood. A lot of new versions will be added too, including the Ultra Eczema LP and the new muppets version (watch it here)


10/03/2010: New versions added : 2009 and 2010 edition: Botoxx, Tomy Montana, Chica Libre, Necronomikids and 2010's first addition Disco Cell.


03/03/2010: Popcorn compilation to be released this month : 13 March will see the release of a 2LP with Popcorn covers on the Ultra Eczema label in Belgium. here a small description. The same day there's a party in Antwerp with Ultra Eczema's Popcorn Night(mare). Popcorn all night long!


31/01/2010: Listen and read Popcorn : I've added a link to an article about Popcorn and a link to 100 versions of popcorn in the links section: here.


17/01/2010: sheet music added : I've added a PDF of the original sheet music from 1972 here.


12/01/2010: new versions added : Several versions added: Ronnie Aldrich, 1972 and Ronnie Paramor (1975), Arndt Bause (1980) and Dieter Thomas Kuhn and band (2009).


24/10/2009: new versions added : Two versions added: Seidat from 1972 and Raver's Choice, 1996.


23/10/2009: new version spotted : British band Muse recently played Popcorn live in the French TV program Taratata. Here you can find more info.


18/05/2009: group : There's a group for Popcorn song lovers: Here you can find it.


7/05/2009: Back online : A temporary glitch caused the site to be offlie for a day. Here's an M & H band video to make up.


25/04/2009: New versions added : Video only: Bruno Lorenzoni and Jacques Perrot.


05/04/2009: New versions added : An act from 2007: Team X.


08/01/2009: New versions added : The first catch of the year, but not of this year yet: Mysterio and Per-Mission.


07/12/2008: New versions added : Fourth batch of versions added: Tom Spencer and Danny Danova from 1972, Charles Barlow, Little Boss, Soundgrenade and Superpowerless.


28/11/2008: New versions added : Third batch of versions added: Zamaster, Orquestra Imperial, Teequee and DJ Micho.


28/11/2008: New versions added : Second batch of versions added: Stein Ingebrigtsen and Oslo String Quartet.


27/11/2008: New versions added : Kuwait and Psyche. More to come


12/11/2007: Vote for Popcorn in the Dutch top 2000 : Vote for Popcorn by entering your top 10 here! Many thanks! It's in Dutch, so a short "how-to" is not available anymore.


01/11/2007: Popcorn sighted in TV commercial again : Popcorn is used in an Italian TV commercial. You can find it: here.


11/10/2007: Popcorn sighted in TV commercial : Popcorn is used in a Dutch TV commercial. You can find it: here.


05/08/2007: Kingsley plays Popcorn 2007 : Gershon Kingsley plays Popcorn on an August Foerster grand piano at Youtube: here.


06/07/2007: New versions added : Franz Lambert, Candy Classics, Victor Zinchuk and Russel B.


29/05/2007: New versions added (90s+ edition) : Second batch of 2 of new versions: Biochip C, K-Sonic and Rhythm Twins.


28/05/2007: New versions added (70s edition) : First batch of 2 of new versions: Fresh Cream, Mat Camison and Katy Bodtger.


30/04/2007: New versions added and unknown version identified! : I have identified an unknown version! And the first from 1991. It is the Galaxy Sound System. Also, a lot of MP3s added of Antoine, Miguel Ramos, Electronic Coconut, Trios Corpo di Bacco, Verano, Biggabush and S.I.P..


21/03/2007: New versions added : MP3s added of Byron Lee, Mario Cavallero, Chris Philips, Ludwich Van Beathoven and Warm-Up.


17/02/2007: Youtube playlist created : I created a playlist on Youtube containing some videos containing Popcorn. Here you can find it.


14/01/2007: 70s and 90s versions added : MP3s added of The Ales Sigmund Band, Thunderbids, Hot-Shot, Killercorn, Ilogica and Dangerous Crew.


19/09/2006: New versions added : German mp3s added from Orchester Volkmar Schmidt, Fausti and a GlasBlasSing Quintett. And a Dutch band covers Popcorn: Revolution System


19/09/2006: Some sigthings added : Some sightings added: Medieval Popcorn and in an South African Airline commercial.


20/07/2006: MP3s added : New mp3s added from DJ Techsta, Mr. Steel and a DJ Stek.


29/06/2006: New versions added : New ones from the Space Penguins, one by Nez and a new version by the Messerchups.


11/06/2006: New versions added : One by Rod Hunter, two by Popcycles (finally something from the 80s again), a rare mix by the M & H Band and Estrayk.


05/06/2006: Versions updated : The Versions section contains scans of the sleeve where available. See for yourself.


02/06/2006: Sightings updated : Popcorn spotted in the 70s and 80s.


23/05/2006: Three new versions added : One by The Boston Pops and two by Dr. No, which had one of the unknown versions.


19/05/2006: Unknown versions added : Added a handful of mp3s of which the release year or the performing artist is not known. Find them here. Of course, if you know when they were released or who is performing the songs, you can let me know. Much appreciated!


14/05/2006: MP3s added : De Strangers, Outer Rhythm (again), Glyth, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, DJ DSL and Madagascar 5.


14/05/2006: XML feed added : I have added an RSS feed and PHP-ed the site because of that.


22/04/2006: New versions added : Antoine, Micro-Waves, NOVROB, Mister Energy, Kilian and Klubfiller.


21/04/2006: Some slight cosmetic changes and a new menu option : Downloads where you can download binaries like Sheet Music (PDF and CODA)


13/04/2006: Third batch of a lot new and old versions [3] : Madagascar 5,Circus, DJ Jorez & DJ Kiu, Dominion, L Project, Mr. D, Shadmehr Aghili, DJ Croz, Lucky Lexy, Mr. DeVille. Phew!


13/04/2006: Third batch of a lot new and old versions [2] : Rezidents, R-Min, The Pumpers, Vincent Malone, Didier Friso, DJ Nilo, DJ Pixel, Dr. No, Holymen, Ole Erling


13/04/2006: Third batch of a lot new and old versions [1] : DJ D-Mind, Marimba Band of Fairfax High School, Vision Factory, FXDaddy, Mutagen, Tokio, Toysoldiers, Gi Gi D'Agostino, Desert Planet, Locus.


26/03/2006: Second batch of a lot new and old versions : P.C. Dee, Denki Groove, Outer Rhythm, Chaos Creators ft. Etromic, Boomtang Boys, Electrofunk, Tuman, iNSAiN, Robert Papp and Coba.


04/03/2006: First batch of a lot new and old versions [2] : The Hot Cats, RKM, Max Greger, James Last, Denny Morris and Magic Men.


04/03/2006: First batch of a lot new and old versions [1] : including the missing link between Kingsley's version and the Hot Butter one: First Moog Quartet. More: Ladi Geisler., Apollo 100, Frank Valdor, La Strana Societa.


16/02/2006: Popcorn sighted : in a movie trailer


14/02/2006: New versions added : by Eric v/d Broek, L.P.G., Blue Dragon, Psychophaze, Monsters from Mars (live), DJ Montana and Tom Adams.


14/01/2006: Updated Sightings section : including a version from the Drew Carey Show


30/12/2005: New versions : by Pattie Brooks (a disco version!), Binaerpilot, Edward Simoni and DJ Brox-Bit.


11/11/2005: New versions : by Paco Clavel (with lyrics) and Bug 96.


4/11/2005: A surf version : by the Messerchups added. Watch the (excellent) video here.


3/11/2005: Vrij Nederland article is added : with kind permission of Gerard Jansen.


31/10/2005: New versions : Eskimo and Head Horny's.


24/10/2005: New section added : Sightings


23/10/2005: Popcorn is used in a Spanish car commercial : for Renault to be exact. Which explains the hits and e-mails from Spain lately! I've added a Spanish version (see below).


23/10/2005: New versions added : by Los Pekenikes, S.I.P. and KIA (again). More to follow.


13/10/2005: Popcorn sighting : Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland devoted a 3 page article on the Popcorn song in their October 15 issue called "Een muzikaal priemgetal" (a musical prime number) written by the Easy Aloha's, a Dutch Easytune band.


13/10/2005: MP3s added : Ricky King, S.V.S., Unter Null, DJ Alexir and Hyperavers


18/09/2005: MP3s added : The Fantastic Pikes, Klaus Wunderlich, Vibes & Wishdokta, Denki Groove and Linker Offensivverteidiger


11/09/2005: MP3s added : Magic Men, The Time Frequency and Prosper version added


23/08/2005: MP3s added : Homunkulus, Magic Fingers Project, Toysoldiers, Lothario, Soundset,Verano and Kia.


21/08/2005: MP3s added : Recording from Ben Folds' 2005 tour.


21/08/2005: Robert Moog : you shall be missed


20/08/2005: MP3s added : Ensemble Meshcherina, Techno Talk, Bim Skala Bim, Digital Little Boy, Ben H, DJ Shaolin, Fiddler's Green and two new Crazy Frog mp3s.


15/08/2005: MP3s added : by Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet and David And The High Spirit


13/08/2005: MP3s added : by Risico and ToLeK.


8/08/2005: Ringtone for Nokia composer : Ringtone for Nokia composer and an update on the origin added.


19/07/2005: Crazy Frog MP3s added : here.


3/07/2005: Alert! Popcorn is now done by Crazy Frog : Get to the shelters!


8/06/2005: Welcome Norway : Lots of hits from Norway yesterday


3/06/2005: MP3s added : EPO vs. Project House Punk


2/06/2005: MP3s added : Rimini Vibe Project


30/05/2005: MP3s added : By the Pugs


26/05/2005: MP3s added : Slotmachine, DJ Bell and Cosmo & Tom


24/05/2005: Questions section added : Added some questions (with answers)


23/05/2005: MP3s added : By Koruption


18/05/2005: Popcorn-Song shop : Buy silly stuff


18/05/2005: MP3s added : Check the versions


10/05/2005: Site started : Site started