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GREAT ear for music

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#1

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 :stuck_out_tongue:) were particularly rare, memorable or just plain great in your eyes?


#2

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


#3

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


#4

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!


#5

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