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GREAT ear for music

Post by Ezekiel 25:17 » Tue Oct 02, 2007 9:31 am

I was just thinking over all of Tarantino's films after I saw Death Proof (for the second times in theatres ;D) and I can't believe how good of an ear he has for great and very rare music. Examples:

Death Proof - "Chick Habit" by April March - A song you probably wouldn't here if QT hadn't used it. The artist is actually French and sings in that language normally but recorded this and a few others in English.

Jackie Brown - "Across 110th Street" by Bobby Womack - Great, very addictive song that takes two different meanings or atmosphere's when used at the start and end of the movie.

Reservoir Dogs - "I Gotcha'" by Joe Tex - One of the most memorable songs from any of QT's films.

Obviously there are tons more but I just thought I'd mention a few that stick out in my mind. What songs (from a QT movie :P) were particularly rare, memorable or just plain great in your eyes?
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Post by Kilgore Trout » Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:48 pm

On top of that, a lot of the songs he picks come out of the shadows and become popular again.  Steeler's Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You is a prime example.  Of course, Dick Dale's Miserlou and Son of a Preacher Man were popular anyhow.  I'd say that the best song that QT has ever chosen is that re-make of Neil Diamond's Girl, You'll be a Woman Soon

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Post by HostOfThreads » Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:52 pm

I think his best choice will always be Little Green Bag. I could listen to that on repeat all fucking day.

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Re: GREAT ear for music

Post by Tristan » Thu Oct 04, 2007 6:14 pm

I agree with Ezekiel, I would never have heard of Chick Habit if QT hadn't used it dor DP...this song kicks ass!
same thing with Misirlou and Stuck in the Middle witcha!
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Re: GREAT ear for music

Post by VikingWithNoName » Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:47 am

Best choise with no doubt is Misirlou. Also very very good ones he chosed:
Little Green Bag
Stuck In The Middle With You
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Battle without Honor or Humanity
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