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Musical Montage: The Blues Brothers

June 22, 2020

Celebrating its 40th-anniversary this past weekend, John Landis’ cult classic The Blues Brothers is jam-packed with music not only from the titular duo of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi but legens like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, James Brown and John Lee Hooker.

Musical Montage: Enrique Iglesias “Bailamos”

June 3, 2019

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.

Musical Montage: Was (Not Was) “Walk the Dinosaur”

June 25, 2018

Despite it’s true nature as a commentary/satire about nuclear apocalypse, Walk the Dinosaur by Was (Not Was) became a massive hit in 1987, especially in the dance clubs, and was also featured in 1994’s The Flintstones and had covers by George Clinton and Queen Latifah.