Songs that sample clips from old movies or TV shows.

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by PaulKTF, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. PaulKTF

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    Let's post songs that feature audio clips from old TV shows and movies (and explain where the clips are from).

    For example, "What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy) by Information Society...



    What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy) - Wikipedia
     
  2. bekayne

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    Kate Bush-Hounds of Love (sample from Night Of The Demon)

     
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    Primal Scream-Loaded (sample from The Wild Angels)

     
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    Beatles-I Am the Walrus (radio production of King Lear)

     
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    Taken directly from the live performance, no less! :)
     
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  8. Horse Majeure

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    Someone who knows better,where are these clips from?

    Spirit - All Along The Watchtower (Future Games)
     
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  9. Overthehillsandfaraway

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    Tricky - Aftermath



    "let me tell you about my mother" from the opening scene of Blade Runner
     
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  10. Ziggy Stardog

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    The first one I thought of was "Clergy" by Jefferson Airplane. "It wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast."
     
  11. caupina

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    "Violet" by Seal...the voices you hear on this track come from the movie "The Sicilian" IIRC.
     
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    She's Expensive - The Virgins

    Start of song has "Room Service, Mother-bleepers" - from King of New York

     
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    This is outstanding! How did I not know about this until now?! :) Thank you for posting it!
     
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  15. Ziggy Stardog

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    The Friends of Mr. Cairo by Jon and Vangelis. From Wikipedia: "The title track and its accompanying music video serve as an ode to classic Hollywood films of the 1930s and 1940s. Most notable references are to the classic film noir The Maltese Falcon. The track incorporates sound effects and voice impressions of the stars of the era, most notably Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Jimmy Stewart. At the beginning of the track, the screeching of tires and a car horn are heard, presumably as a car makes an attempted getaway, which then gives way to the sound of gunfire. This screeching sound/car horn is identical to that heard in the 1971 feature film Get Carter (at 1.1.52-1.1.56), and was probably sampled for use on the track."
     
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    Features a clip from The Graduate; Anne Bancroft's line of "I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you're trying to tell me?". The song then ends with a sample from an episode of the Tony Hancock Show called 'The Radio Ham,' spoken by actress Annie Leake ("Would you stop playing with that radio of yours? I'm trying to get to sleep").
     
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  17. tim_neely

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    Guns N' Roses, "Civil War" - sample from Cool Hand Luke ("What we've got here is failure to communicate").

     
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  18. PaulKTF

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    Ah, I know about the former clip but not the latter (I didn't know where the ending clip was from). Interesting!
     
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    "What a Glorious Night" by Sidewalk Prophets starts with Linus' recitation from the Gospel According to Luke from A Charlie Brown Christmas.

     
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  20. Dodoz

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    I've always wondered what this snippet at the start is. Sounds like an old movie.
     
  21. Dodoz

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    Recorded straight from the TV and it's audible.



    A sample of dialogue from the 1946 film Two Sisters from Boston[1] was used as the introduction to the album's first track, "Don't Fall". According to the Chameleons' official website, "[the band] had a mic set up to a television and they recorded random bits, presumably for use in some songs"
     
  22. R. Totale

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    Starts with a clip from "On the Waterfront", the name and subject of the song. Also quotes from the movie in the lyrics

     
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    In the Pink Floyd song Nobody Home there is a snippet of Gomer Pyle "surprise surprise surprise" at the 3:00 mark.
     
  24. tim_neely

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    The same "I am not trying to seduce you" sample from The Graduate was used in one of the 1990s' biggest hits...

    The Bayside Boys Mix of "Macarena"!

     
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  25. Dodoz

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    With the ever annoying choregrapher Mia Frye.
     
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