Like most Rob Zombie songs, 1999’s Living Dead Girl is packed with references and homages to classic horror movies and the music video is a tribute to silent horror films, most notably The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
Originally approached by star Emilio Estevez for the rights to use “Wanted Dead or Alive” for 1990’s Young Guns II, Jon Bon Jovi instead wrote a new song with more thematically appropriate lyrics, “Blaze of Glory”.
Created at the request of director Spike Lee for 1989’s Do the Right Thing, Public Enemy crafted “Fight the Power”, which has become their most popular and well-known song.
1967’s The Graduate is a classic for a number of reasons but one of the most memorable reasons is it’s use of music, specifically Simon & Garfunkel. Director Mike Nichols used “The Sound of Silence” as an editing tool to pace out scenes and intended to replace it for the actual film with original music, […]
A feature of the animated The Archie Show from the late 60s, Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty, and Veronica formed The Archies and had a massive real-life hit in 1969 with “Sugar, Sugar”, which became the #1 song of the year after dominating the charts for four weeks upon its debut.
Although it appeared on their second album in 1988, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” didn’t chart in the US until it was included on the soundtrack for the sleeper hit Johnny Depp movie, Benny & Joon, in 1993.
With possibly his final appearance as Tony Stark this coming weekend in Avengers: Endgame, it seems like a perfect time to take a look at Robert Downey Jr’s musical side projects for this edition of Musical Montage.
Channeling comic books and parodying TV and pop culture, “Without Me” is one of the most memorable music videos by Eminem and arguably his biggest hit of all time.
Most famous for its appearance in the classic Spongebob episode “Band Geeks”, David Glen Eisley’s “Sweet Victory” is arguably one of the greatest 80s power ballads of all time.
Ray Charles helped kick off the iconic 1967 crime thriller In the Heat of the Night with the title song, “In the Heat of the Night”, that was composed by the legendary Quincy Jones.