After all the awesomely over the top action of the 1991 JCVD classic Double Impact, the credits featured the wonderfully cheesy 90s jam “Feel the Impact” and JCVD himself uploaded a music video featuring the song.
The second single released from The Simpsons Sing the Blues album, “Deep, Deep Trouble” was co-written by Matt Groening and DJ Jazzy Jeff and features Nancy Cartwright rapping as Bart about a series of events that landed him the title predicament.
The undisputed breakout star of the TGIF hit Dinosaurs, Baby Sinclair got his own song and music video alongside the slew of other merchandise featuring his face, “I’m the Baby, Gotta Love Me”, which aired during an episode in the show’s third season.
Recently winning the Oscar for Best Original Song, (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again was written by Elton John for the biopic about his life, Rocketman, and he performed it with his younger doppleganger, Taron Egerton.
Amongst all the bizarre aspects of 1991’s Nothing But Trouble, one of the strangest might be the appearance of Digital Underground as themselves, who charm their way out of punishment from the evil (and disgusting) Judge Valkenheiser by performing “Same Song” for him in court.
Produced by Roger Corman, 1979’s Rock n Roll High School was a musical comedy where arguably the biggest Ramones fan Riff Randall tries to meet the Ramones to give them a song she wrote, also called “Rock n Roll High School”, and eventually gets the help of the band to take over her school.
While Bill Murray’s Frank Cross leads a version of “Put A Little Love in Your Heart” after he’s filled with the Christmas spirit in 1988’s Scrooged, Annie Lennox and Al Green provided the version for the movie’s soundtrack, which spent 17 weeks on the music charts.
Dan Hartman had massive success with his contribution to the Streets of Fire soundtrack, “I Can Dream About You”, but unfortunately his contribution to the Fletch soundtrack in 1985, “Get Outta Town”, didn’t have the same success.
A member of 80s group Animotion, Astrid Plane appeared in the wonderfully cheesy Martin Kove action movie Steele Justice as the set of her music video for her song “You’re Not a Lover” becomes the scene of a massive shootout.
The end credits song for 1979’s The Warriors, Joe Walsh’s “In the City” appeared on the soundtrack for the movie and was also re-recorded by the Eagles, of which Walsh was one of the guitarists.