Some talk of the next couple of weeks in my life which either evolve (or devolve) into a ramble about artistic choices in the inclusion (or exclusion) of what is (or what is not) there.
While the music was playing, and my mind was smiling, I just turned up record. Did it work for you?
Five that you might expect, and five that I thought I'd throw in for good measure.
Almost Famous - fav musical moment: Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Singles - fav musical moment: (all of them)
High Fidelity - fav musical moment: Dry the Rain - The Beta Band
Dazed and Confused - fav musical moment: (all of them)
Pump Up the Volume - fav musical moment: Kick Out the Jams - Henry Rollins/Bad Brains
Good Will Hunting - fav moment: Miss Misery - Elliott Smith
Boogie Nights - fav moment: Magnet & Steel - Walter Egan
Jackie Brown - fav moment: Across 110th Street - Bobby Womack
Reservoir Dogs - fav moment: Stuck in the Middle - Stealer's Wheel
Goodfellas - fav moment: Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
photo courtesy capetowndailyphoto.com
Here are some of my choices of television scenes where I thought music was used in a particularly inventive fashion. If you have others, please drop the links into the comments or just recall them from memory. Hope you enjoy these!
Beatles - All You Need Is Love - The Prisoner
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms - West Wing
Grateful Dead - Ripple - Freaks and Geeks
Patti Smith - Horses - Millennium