American Routes Goes to the Movies


March 21st, 2001 ~ Get your popcorn and tell the guy next to you to pipe down, as we feature soundtracks and songs from great films. Cine noir to spaghetti western, King Creole to Pulp Fiction - music makes the movie. We'll talk with director Jim Jarmusch about the soundtracks to Mystery Train, Down By Law and Ghost Dog - and producer T Bone Burnette lets us behind the scenes of O Brother, Where Art Thou. Shhh... down in front please!

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  • Open bed: Superman Main Title John Williams
    John Williams Greatest Hits 1969-1999, Sony Classical
  • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow The Soggy Bottom Boys w/Dan Tyminski
    O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, Mercury
  • CLIP: from Hang ‘Em High
  • Lester Leaps In Charlie Parker
    from Bird DVD, Warner Bros
  • The Harder They Come Jimmy Cliff
    The Harder They Come, Mango
  • Across 110th Street Bobby Womack & Peace
    Across 110th Street soundtrack, Ryko
  • Surf Rider The Lively Ones
    Pulp Fiction soundtrack, MCA
  • CLIP: from 007 Dr. No MGM
  • James Bond Theme (from Dr. No) Monty Norman Orchestra
    The Best of Bond…James Bond, Capitol
  • Instrumental: I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Instrumental) Norman Blake
    O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, Mercury
  • SEGMENT: T Bone Burnett
  • Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby Gillian Welch, Emmylou Harris & Alison Krauss
    O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack, Mercury
  • Instrumental: Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club
    Buena Vista Social Club, Nonesuch
  • Guantanemera Celia Cruz
    The Mambo Kings soundtrack, Elektra
  • Chan, Chan Buena Vista Social Club
    Buena Vista Social Club, Nonesuch
  • Paris, Texas Ry Cooder
    Music By Ry Cooder, Warner Bros
  • Jockey Full of Bourbon Tom Waits
    Beautiful Maladies, Island
  • INTERVIEW: Jim Jarmusch
  • Open Bed: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Main Title) Ennio Morricone
    Anthology: A Fistful of Film Music, BMG/Rhino
  • The Comancheros Main Title Elmer Bernstein
    Great Composers: Elmer Bernstein, Varese Saraband
  • Temporarily Humbolt County Firesign Theater
    The best of Firesign Theater: Shoes for Industry!, Columbia/Legacy
  • John Wayne's Teeth Eaglebear Singers
    Smoke Signals soundtrack, TVT
  • Titoli (from A Fistful of Dollars) Ennio Morricone
    Anthology: A Fistful of Film Music, BMG/Rhino
  • There'll Be Some Changes Made Dick Hyman Group featuring Howard Alden
    Sweet & Lowdown soundtrack, Sony Classical
  • Pink Panther Henry Mancini & His Orchestra
    Lounging at the Nick at Niteclub, Sony
  • Instrumental: Baby Elephant Walk (from Hatari) Henry Mancini
    Greatest Hits, RCA
  • Grover's Corner (from Our Town) Aaron Copland
    He Got Game soundtrack: the Music of Aaron Copland, Sony
  • Azure Ella Fitzgerald
    Malcolm X soundtrack, WB
  • SEGMENT: Don Lee Keith
  • Farewell to Storyville Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong
    New Orleans soundtrack, The Soundtrack Factory
  • King Creole Elvis Presley
    King Creole, RCA
  • Ma ‘Tit Fille Buckwheat Zydeco
    The Big Easy soundtrack, Mango
  • Instrumental: Hang ‘Em High Booker T. & The MGs
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Box, Stax
  • Up on Cripple Creek The Band
    The Last Waltz, Warner Bros
  • Act Naturally Buck Owens
    The Very Best of Buck Owens Vol.1, Rhino
  • Last Kind Word Blues Geechie Wiley
    Crumb soundtrack, Ryko
  • Catfish Blues Big Jack Johnson
    from Deep Blues DVD, Fox Lorber
  • CLIP: from Big Night
  • Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days Louis Prima & the Witnesses
    Big Night soundtrack, TVT
  • I Wanna be Loved By You Marilyn Monroe
    The Essential Recordings, Music Club
  • My Mammy (from The Jazz Singer) Al Jolson
    Warner Bros. 75 Years of Film Music Box, Rhino
  • As Time Goes By Dooley Wilson
    Casablanca soundtrack, Rhino
  • End bed: You Oughta Be In Pictures Matt Sakakeeny
    live recording,