Ronald Aaron Wasserman born September 2, , also known as Aaron Waters and The Mighty Raw , is an American musician who composed the original theme song for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and numerous original songs he also recorded for the franchise. He is also a member of the band Fisher. Wasserman has been fascinated with music since he was three years old. In the mids, Ron started a rock band with present-day actress, E. In , shortly after the band disbanded, he started working for Saban Entertainment.
Wasserman filled in at Saban Entertainment one afternoon and eventually stayed there for six and a half years. Wasserman and Ron Kenan, once V. While at Saban, Wasserman developed scores and co-wrote themes for several of their smaller series as well as the animated X-Men series, before he composed some of his most recognizable work, which was for the show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. One day, he was presented with the first footage of the show, was told to use the word "Go", and to have it finished by the next day.
After two and a half hours, the song that resulted was the show's theme song, " Go Go Power Rangers ". Several of his most popular songs and scores were eventually released on a successful concept album entitled Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Album: A Rock Adventure , which linked his music around a variation on the opening episodes of season two of the television series.
This was so the pair could collect music royalties for Wasserman's work. He came up with the name "Aaron Waters" because his middle name was Aaron and his surname Wasserman means "water carrier" in German.
Wasserman performed the Power Rangers in Space theme and music. His success with the Power Rangers soundtrack led to work on numerous other projects. After leaving Saban, Wasserman started a band with then-girlfriend Kathy Fisher, whom he later married. The band, Fisher, won an award for "most downloaded song on the Internet" in  and has enjoyed a steady stream of success since then.
In , Fisher contributed a song for the movie Great Expectations. The band would eventually generate 18, downloads after they uploaded content from a recent album to mp3 websites, with the song "I Will Love You" receiving the most downloads.
Wasserman returned to solo work in , and even returned to the Power Rangers franchise in , composing the theme song for the thirteenth Power Rangers season, Power Rangers: S. News of his involvement reached the fanbase and demo versions of the theme were leaked, upsetting Disney executives.
According to Linkara in his "History of Power Rangers" show after contacting Wasserman he also submitted 2 demos for Power Rangers: Mystic Force a rock theme and a rap theme, he had first submitted the rock theme and originally the producers at Disney approved of it, but later contacted him saying they were seeking something more of a rap genre thus leading him to creating and submitting a rap theme to them which they in turn rejected, although Wasserman admits that his rap theme wasn't very good.
Since Disney were not going to be using the themes for the series he posted the demos online for the fans much to the disapproval of Disney. Wasserman remains active with other television and commercial projects, including recent work for America's Next Top Model. In , Wasserman released two original songs with Ozone Entertainment as downloadable content on the Rock Band Network. On August 28, , Wasserman announced on both RangerBoard and RangerCrew that he would be re-cutting the original Power Rangers songs, to refresh their sound and use new technology to record them.
Despite being limited to songs that were commercially released on CD or cassette during the 90s, a large repertoire of his Power Rangers music still remained to create the new album. This new album includes an instrumental version of each song, making it the largest instrumental release of Power Rangers music thus far.
A listing of the tracks is as follows: . He is married to Kathleen Fisher the namesake and Wasserman's bandmate in Fisher and they have a son, named Aron. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Genres Heavy metal Occupation s Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist , record producer Instruments Vocals , piano , keyboard , drums , percussion , clarinet Years active —present Labels Rawfish, Saban Music Group Associated acts Fisher Website ronw.
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