Huey Lewis starred in the competitive karaoke movie Duets back in 2000 as shyster Ricky Dean. Reunited with his estranged daughter (Gwyneth Paltrow), the duo travels the country and eventually compete against other pairs of karaoke singers for a shot at $5,000 in Omaha.
The title song for the 1992 action thriller Deep Cover, starring Laurence Fishburne and Jeff Goldblum, “Deep Cover” was the first solo single for Dr. Dre and the first-ever appearance of Snoop Dogg on a record.
The Fast Times at Ridgemont High soundtrack was one of the most iconic of the 80s and Jackson Browne’s song “Somebody’s Baby” was the biggest hit of the songs created specifically for the movie, peaking at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982.
The 1981 cult classic animated anthology Heavy Metal featured tons of music in each of its stories but Eagles guitarist Don Felder contributed the overall theme song, “Heavy Metal (Takin’ a Ride)”, which was also featured in the “B-17” segment of the movie.
Although not quite as memorable as the music from the first movie, Bob Seger’s “Shakedown” from Beverly Hills Cop II is still a fun song that debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts and was nominated for a “Best Original Song” Oscar.
Formed in the late 60s, electronica legends Tangerine Dream have put out over 100 albums since their formation and have composed the scores for numerous films, including Risky Business, Legend, Near Dark, Firestarter, Sorcerer and more.