Your favourite movie music moments

Following this week’s Quick Read on some of my favourite musical moments in movies, we asked for some of your recommendations and had a great response on social media.

It’s an eclectic mix for sure, but definitely some great stuff to check out next time you’re looking for something musical to enjoy…

Just a quick note – most responses simply included the artists and films, rather than any specific tracks, but I’m pretty sure a quick Google or YouTube search will lead you where you need to go. You’re a smart bunch, after all.

  • Rex Manning, Empire Records
  • The Wonders, That Thing You Do
  • Barry Jive and the Uptown 5 (aka Sonic Death Monkey, aka Kathleen Turner Overdrive), High Fidelity
  • The Blues Brothers, The Blues Brothers
  • Juno MacGuff and Paulie Bleeker (Elliot Page and Michael Cera), Juno
  • Crucial Taunt (feat. Tia Carrere), Wayne’s World
  • Conner4Real and the Style Boyz, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • The Soronprfbs, Frank (specifically I Love You All)
  • The Commitments, The Commitments (specifically At The Dark End Of The Street)
  • Jackson Maine and Ally, A Star Is Born (specifically Shallow)
  • Cricket (Hoagy Carmichael), To Have And Have Not
  • Turner (Mick Jagger), Performance
  • Rabbit (Eminem), 8 Mile
  • Abilene (Justin Timberlake), Southland Tales
  • Spinal Tap, This Is Spinal Tap
  • Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger), 10 Things I Hate About You
  • The cast, Magnolia (specifically Wise Up)
  • The Doors (feat. Val Kilmer), The Doors
  • Citizen Dick, Singles
  • Wyld Stallyns, Bill & Ted trilogy
  • Bob Harris (Bill Murray), Lost In Translation
  • The Quarrymen, Nowhere Boy
  • Joy Division, 24 Hour Party People

I’ll add to this list as and when I receive any more, but this should keep you going for a while.

If you’ve got any movie musical performances moments you think should be on there, be sure to let me know!

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