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Musical Montage: Dan Hartman “Get Outta Town”

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.
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Musical Montage: Lou Gramm “One Dream”

Foreigner lead singer Lou Gramm, while split from the group in 1991, contributed probably the only good thing about Highlander II: The Quickening, its rocking end credits song “One Dream”.
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Musical Montage: Joe Walsh “In the City”

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.
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Musical Montage: Billy Idol “Speed”

Outside of Mark Mancina’s memorable and propulsive score for 1994’s Speed, the other music tie-ins are not well known at best and forgotten at worst, like a title track off the soundtrack album from none other than Billy Idol.
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Musical Montage: Vitamin C “Vacation”

Vitamin C aka Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick is probably best known for her song “Graduation (Friends Forever)” but she also contributed the theme song for the Pokemon short “Pikachu’s Vacation” that played before Pokemon: The First Movie back in 1998.
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Musical Montage: The Graduate

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, […]
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Musical Montage: Enrique Iglesias “Bailamos”

Will Smith’s wonderfully ridiculous title rap gets most of the attention from the Wild Wild West soundtrack but it also featured “Bailamos” from Enrique Iglesias, which became a massive hit as part of the early 2000s Latin Pop explosion and also got a movie tie-in music video.
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