Martin Eden (song)

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""Martin Eden""
Single by Billie Hughes
from the album Dallo sceneggiato televisivo omonimo
B-side "Mexicana and Martin Eden (Instrumental)"
Format 45 rpm single
Recorded 1979
Genre Soundtrack
Length 3:28
Label CBS
Songwriter(s) Billie Hughes, Ruggero Cini, Dario Farina

"Martin Eden" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Billie Hughes with Italian composers Ruggero Cini and Dario Farina. It was written from the composers theme from the 1979 TV mini-series Martin Eden, based on the Jack London novel of the same name, directed by Giacomo Battiato.

The song was recorded by Hughes and released as a single in Europe where it topped the Billboard charts in several territories, such as Sweden where it reached number 2. It was covered in Polish by the band Smugglers in 2009.


All tracks written by B. Hughes, D. Farina, R. Cini.

No. Title Length
1. "Martin Eden" 3:28
2. "Mexicana" 3:28
3. "Martin Eden (Instrumental)" 3:28


Title Label Catalogue Number Country Year
Martin Eden ‎(7", Single) CBS CBS 9510 Netherlands 1980
Martin Eden ‎(7", Single) CBS 8041 Sweden 1979
Martin Eden (Original Soundtrack Theme) ‎(7", Single) CBS CBS S 8041, CBS 8041 Germany 1979
Martin Eden ‎(7", Single) CBS CBS S 8041, CBS 8041 Germany 1979


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