Last week was the 20th Anniversary of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers so, to celebrate, we’re taking a look at all the guitar shreddingly awesome music by Ron Wasserman from the show and his concept album.
Although it was a critical and commercial bomb, it’s hard to argue that Kevin Spacey doesn’t have crooning chops when he played Bobby Darin in Beyond the Sea.
Originally written for wheelchair bound Canadian athlete, Rick Hansen, John Parr was recruited by Joel Schumacher to rework the song into the theme song for his Brat Pack hit, St. Elmo’s Fire.
John Carpenter’s scores are some of the most iconic music in movie history but did you know he also had a cheesy 80’s rock band called the Coup de Villes, who provided the theme song for Big Trouble in Little China?
2pac went Beyond Thunderdome for the epic music video for his most popular and successful song, California Love.
Not even the unlimited charisma of Hugh Jackman could save the insanity of Viva Laughlin from being cancelled after two episodes.
Tarantino Month closes out with his two most recent epics, Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Tarantino’s homages to kung fu and grindhouse movies are the focus of this week’s Musical Montage with Kill Bill featuring Battle Without Honor and Humanity and a number of classic western songs while Death Proof has a bunch of 60’s and 70’s rock .
One of the most popular movie soundtracks of all time, Pulp Fiction reintroduced a number of 60’s and 70’s bands back into the popular consciousness, especially “surf rock” bands like Dick Dale and The Tornadoes and helped launch the career of the band Urge Overkill, who famously covered Neil Diamond’s “Girl, You’ll be a Woman Soon”
July is Tarantino month for Musical Montage and we’re kicking things off at the beginning with Reservoir Dogs and it’s “Super Sounds of the 70’s”.