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Musical Montage

Every Monday, we celebrate the best of movie soundtracks, movie inspired music videos, famous film composers and much more

Musical Montage: Peter Cetera “Glory of Love”

Originally created as the end theme for Rocky IV, Peter Cetera’s Glory of Love was moved over to Karate Kid, Part II to highlight the budding romance between Daniel and Kumiko, whom Daniel-san meets in Japan when he goes there with Miyagi.

Musical Montage: Michael Sembello

Best known for the song “Maniac” from the Flashdance soundtrack, Michael Sembello contributed to a bunch of other 80’s soundtracks, including Gremlins and Monster Squad.

Musical Montage: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

After a few movies of pretenders to the hockey mask, Jason Voorhees returned and, to celebrate, Alice Cooper was brought in to contribute the song “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask) along with two other songs to the movie’s soundtrack.

Musical Montage: Cameo “Word Up”

Cameo was apparently so funky in 1986 that they were some sort of public nuisance so the police, led by Levar Burton, arrive to arrest them in the video for Word Up.

Musical Montage: John Legend & Common “Glory”

Although it was widely thought to be deserving of many more nominations, Selma managed to get at least one win at the Oscars last night for it’s original song “Glory”, performed by John Legend and Common.