Friday, February 15, 2008

FAVORITE MUSICAL NUMBERS IN MOVIES

Everything in The Band Wagon, Singin' in the Rain, and Meet Me in St. Louis is good. Other favorites:

The Nicholas Brothers, "I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo", Orchestra Wives
Marilyn Monroe, "After You Get What You Want", There's No Business Like Show Business
Jo Kennedy, "Body & Soul", Starstruck
Ethel Merman & Donald O'Connor, "You're Just in Love", Call Me Madam
John Cameron Mitchell, "Wicked Little Town", Hedwig & the Angry Inch
Angela Lansbury, "Little Yellow Bird", The Picture of Dorian Gray
"Sodomy", Meet The Feebles
"Jaan Pehechaan Ho", Gumnaam (featured in Ghost World)
Anna Karina, Sami Frey, & Claude Brasseur "The Madison", Band of Outsiders
Mick Jagger, "Memo From Turner", Performance
"Buckle Down, Winsocki", Best Foot Forward
Dolores Gray, "Thanks A Lot, But No Thanks", It's Always Fair Weather
Gene Kelly, "Pirate Ballet", The Pirate
"Pop! Goes My Heart", Music and Lyrics
"Chal Chaiyya Chaiyya", Dil Se
"Gala Gala Happy", City Hunter
Marlene Dietrich, "See What the Boys in the Back Room Will Have", Destry Rides Again
"Sukiyaki", A Hero Never Dies
Jonathan Rhys Meyers & Shudder To Think, "The Ballad of Maxwell Demon", Velvet Goldmine

Unfavorite: anything from The Sound of Music. It's so wholesome it makes my teeth ache. Music and dancing is supposed to be sexy, dammit!

Here's a selection of all the ones on the list I was able to find on YouTube for your enjoyment:






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Now playing: Black Sabbath - War Pigs/Luke's Wall
via FoxyTunes

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