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Postby allanlummox » Tue Dec 10, 2002 6:19 am

Some Blues, some near Blues, some soewhere past Blues...all cogent to my playing dilemmas...

my choices are

Ry Cooder's "Paris Texas",

Taj Mahal's "Sounder"

Everything by Ennio Morricone, but especially "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly", "A Fistfull of Dollars", and "Once upon a time in America",

Anton Karras' "The Third Man"...amazing strings that draw on everything and distill it to one simple theme.

Jobim's "Black Orpheus"
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby alexjay » Tue Dec 10, 2002 8:41 am

Though the movie was just so-so, how about Ry Cooder's score to CROSSROADS?
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby allanlummox » Tue Dec 10, 2002 9:17 am

Huh...a friend of mine was playing chunks of that this afternoon...he's a fanatic about Vai.

But really, the film is about music...and the soundtrack is a LITTLE bit too Peter-and-the Wolf-ish to be great.
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby srvlives » Tue Dec 10, 2002 10:45 pm

'American Graffiti'

The bitchinest movie ever......

'Forget all about that macho #####,
and learn how to play guitar'
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby tmac » Tue Feb 04, 2003 11:06 pm

Not all of it, but most of the soundtrack to "The General's Daughter" I think is really good. Really great mix of "Sea Lion Woman" retitled "She Began to Lie", is what made me buy it in the first place.

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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby houndog » Wed Feb 05, 2003 7:11 pm

"Peter and the Wolf"...especially the duck bit,"Animal House" and "The Aristocrats"....with mebbe Phil Harris and Scatman Crothers coming just in behind with "Jungle Book".

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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby ricochet » Wed Feb 05, 2003 11:32 pm

Methinks you mean "The Aristocats," Lovat.
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby ricochet » Wed Feb 05, 2003 11:34 pm

Well, "This Is Spinal Tap" is definitely a classic. "Big Bottom" has never been topped.
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby slidnslim » Thu Feb 06, 2003 6:08 am

>Well, "This Is Spinal Tap" is definitely a classic. "Big
>Bottom" has never been topped.

OH I don't know Ric, what about Cheech and Chongs "Love Pump!"

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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby ricochet » Thu Feb 06, 2003 6:39 pm

Oh, yeah!

And there's always the South Park movie, too. "What Would Brian Boitano Do?"
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby dcblues » Thu Feb 06, 2003 8:42 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Feb-06-03 AT 03:45 PM (EST)]Barfly (I don't think there's an actual soundtrack album, but the movie has Booker T & The MG's and The Nighthawks).

Mystery Train

O Brother Where Art Thou (only one blues song on it, but a great collection of American roots music).

Pulp Fiction (no blues, but some great surf guitar, Chuck Berry, etc.)

Crumb - lots of prewar blues and jazz from R. Crumbs 78 collection.

Ghost World - I haven't actually heard the soundtrack cd, but there's a lot of good music in the movie (including Skip James' "Devil Got My Woman," and that 100% authentic blues band Blues Hammer). :)
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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby houndog » Thu Feb 06, 2003 10:12 pm

>Methinks you mean "The Aristocats," Lovat.

I knew that..!
It's a flaming cat film ...now if it were proper Hound viewing I would have got it ...but there ain't no blues in 1001/2 Dalmatians...although Peggy Lee does it up fine time in "Lady and The Tramp"..propa dog viewing that.

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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby slidnslim » Fri Feb 07, 2003 6:58 am

How about "little Big Man" with some fine John Hammond slide
sounds going on in it!


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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby srvlives » Fri Feb 07, 2003 9:25 am

How about 'Dusk til Dawn' Stevie Ray, ZZ Top, Tito and the Tarantulas (man I love that song!)

....or, 'Heavens Prisoners' I haven't seen it (It's on tonight) but I hear it's got a great soundtrack.

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RE: Best motion picture soundtrack

Postby howlnwoof » Fri Feb 07, 2003 9:57 am

Dazed and Confused .....only because I grew up during those times
Oh Brother Where art thou.....Dont have to explain that one....
and I was always kinda partial to the musical score of the first , original Planet Of The Apes . It really fit the film............
Also , the scene at the end where Charlton Heston falls to his knees at the base of the statue of liberty is the greatest cinematic moment in our history !!??
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