It’s officially summer, the biggest season for moviegoing so this week’s theme is another edition of music that’s appeared in movies. From original soundtracks to popular songs, all songs and music that appeared in films is invited.
Now grab your popcorn and enjoy the air conditioning, the multiplex is open!
The Big Lebowski – Just Dropped In – The First Edition
O Brother Whereart Thou – Man of Constant Sorrow – Dan Tyminski
Animal House – Shout – DeWayne Jessie
Blues Brothers – Think – Aretha Franklin
How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – I Believe in You – Robert Morse
Superman The Movie – Original Theme Song
Lisa Gerrard – Now We Are Free
The Last of the Mohicans – Promentory
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards – Last of the Mohicans Theme
This is what I hear in my head all the time, especially walking the streets of NYC. Yes, I skip, and toss berets in the air.
What about strutting in Manhattan to this one?
I only strut to this one in Chechnya.
Manhattan – Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin
Hitchcock: Vertigo (1958) theme.
Music by Bernard Herrmann.
Bridge on the River Kwai Theme
Apocalypse Now – Helicopter Attack- Kilgore
I love this film and the composer
I think some others here have posted this one…
Once Upon a Time in America (Theme by Ennio Morricone)
An all time favourite film. In the heat of the night-Ray Charles.
Watched a movie the other night, the setting was in New Orleans. Mose Allison played a song in a jazz club. This song is dedicated to Tony Heywood and all the talking heads for BP:
Your mind is on vacation……
Somewhere in time for the romantic in us
One of my all time favorites
This is wonderful to see live and many Orchestra’s feature this piece
in their summer festival line up.
It’s great to hear in the summer in the open air watching the stars above
Here is the composer playing his own work
Rachmaninoff plays Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
in A minor for piano & orchestra, Op. 43
Conducted by Leopold Stokowski
Sergei Rachmaninov, piano
May all time favorite summer film: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark