Kicking off (and closing out) Tony Scott’s 1991 action movie The Last Boy Scout, “Friday Night’s A Great Night for Football”, performed by Bill Medley, was a clear send-up of “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight”, which Hank Williams Jr. performed for Monday Night Football starting in 1989.
During their wild night in Chicago, babysitter Chris Parker (Elisabeth Shue) and the kids she’s watching end up in a blues club after being chased by criminals. When the patrons won’t let them leave without performing, Chris busts out “Babysitting Blues” with the band, led by actual blues legend Albert Collins.
Following up his critical and commercial debut hit Boyz N The Hood, director John Singleton directed Tupac and Janet Jackson in the romantic road trip drama Poetic Justice. Each of the stars has a song on the soundtrack and it also featured tracks from TLC, the first-ever single from Usher, Mista Grimm, and a classic Stevie Wonder song.