Saturday, February 13, 2010

THE MOST POPULAR SONGS & MUSIC THEMES FROM SOUNDTRACKS


The most popular songs & music themes from a movie soundtrack in Hellas (per decade)


The most popular '30s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

Cheek To Cheek-FRED ASTAIRE (OST Top Hat, 1935 / OST The Green Mile, 1999)
Over The Rainbow-JUDY GARLAND (OST The Wizard Of Oz, 1939)



The most popular '40s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

As Time Goes By-DOOLEY WILSON (OST Casablanca, 1942)
Put The Blame On Mame-RITA HAYWORTH dubbed by ANITA ELLIS (OST Gilda, 1946)
Puttin' On The Ritz-FRED ASTAIRE (OST Blue Skies, 1946 / originally performed by Harry Richman in the movie Puttin' On The Ritz, 1930)
"The Third Man" Theme-ANTON KARAS (1949)



The most popular '50s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

Colonel Bogey-MITCH MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA (OST The Bridge On The River Kwai, 1957)
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend-MARILYN MONROE (OST Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953)
I Wanna Be Loved By You-MARILYN MONROE (OST Some Like It Hot, 1959)
Jailhouse Rock-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Jailhouse Rock, 1957)
King Creole-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST King Creole, 1958)
Love Me Tender-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Love Me Tender, 1956)
Mona Lisa-NAT KING COLE (OST Captain Carey, USA, 1950)
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)-DORIS DAY (OST The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956)
Rock Around The Clock-BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS (OST Blackboard Jungle, 1955)
The Rose Tattoo-PERRY COMO (OST The Rose Tattoo, 1955 / although the song can't be heard in the movie -since it was released for promotion only, it's actually considered part of the movie's soundtrack)
Singin' In The Rain-GENE KELLY (OST Singin' In The Rain, 1952)
Tammy-DEBBIE REYNOLDS (OST Tammy & The Bachelor, 1957)
That's Amore-DEAN MARTIN (OST The Caddy, 1952)
Theme From "A Summer Place"-PERCY FAITH (19Έντονα59)
There's No Business Like Show Business-THE CAST (OST There's No Business Like Show Business, 1954 / based on Irving Berlin's song from the movie "Annie Get Your Gun", 1950)
Wild Is The Wind-JOHNNY MATTHIS (OST Wild Is The Wind, 1957)



The most popular '60s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

60's movie songs

Alfie-CILLA BLACK (OST Alfie, 1966)
America-JIM BRYANT & MARNI NIXON (OST West Side Story, 1961)
Born To Be Wild-STEPPENWOLF (OST Easy Rider, 1969)
Bossa Nova Baby-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Fun In Acapulco, 1963)
Come Saturday Morning-THE SANDPIPERS (OST The Sterile Cuckoo, 1969)
Everybody's Talkin'-NILSSON (OST Midnight Cowboy, 1969)
From Russia With Love-MATT MONRO (OST James Bond: From Russia With Love, 1963)
Goldfinger-SHIRLEY BASSEY (OST James Bond - Goldfinger, 1964)
The "James Bond" Theme-JAMES BARRY ORCHESTRA (OST James Bond: Dr. No, 1962)
The Look Of Love-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (OST Casino Royale, 1967)
Marguerita-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Fun In Acapulco, 1963)
Maria-RICHARD BEYMER dubbed by JIM BRYANT (OST West Side Story, 1961)
Mrs. Robinson-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (OST The Graduate, 1967)
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-MARILYN MONROE (OST Let's Make Love, 1960)
The Pusher-STEPPENWOLF (OST Easy Rider, 1969)
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-B.J. THOMAS (OST Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, 1969)
The Sounds Of Silence-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (OST The Graduate, 1967)
Summer Holiday-CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS (OST Summer Holiday, 1963)
This Is My Song-PETULA CLARK (OST A Countess From Hong Kong, 1967)
Thunderball-TOM JONES (OST James Bond: Thunderball, 1965)
To Sir, With Love-LULU (OST To Sir, With Love, 1967)
Town Without Pity-GENE PITNEY (OST Town Without Pity, 1961)
Viva Las Vegas-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Viva Las Vegas, 1964)
We Have All The Time In The World-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (OST James Bond: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1969)
What's New Pussycat? TOM JONES (OST What's New Pussycat? 1965)
You Only Live Twice-NANCY SINATRA (OST James Bond: You Only Live Twice, 1967)
The Young Ones-CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS (OST The Young Ones, 1961)
special exception:
The Weight-THE BAND (1968 / OST Easy Rider, 1969)


60's music themes

"A Fistful Of Dollars" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1964)
Also Sprach Zarathustra-HERBERT VON KARAJAN & WIENER PHILARMONIKER (OST 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968 / composed by Richard Strauss)
"For A Few Dollars More" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1965)
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly-ENNIO MORRICONE (OST The Good... 1966)
Lara's Theme-MAURICE JARRE (OST Doctor Zhivago, 1966)
Midnight Cowboy-JOHN BARRY (OST Midnight Cowboy, 1969)
Moon River-HENRY MANCINI (OST Moon River, 1961)
The "Pink Panther" Theme-HENRY MANCINI & HIS ORCHESTRA (1963)
Une Homme Et Une Femme-FRANCIS LAI (OST A Man & A Woman, 1966)
The Windmills Of Your Mind-MICHEL LEGRAND / NOEL HARRISON (OST The Thomas Crown Affair, 1968)



The most popular '70s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

70's movie songs

Amada Mia, Amore Mio-EL PASADOR (OST Die Vorstadtkrokodile, 1977)
The Boss-JAMES BROWN (1972 / OST Black Caesar, 1973)
Cabaret-LIZA MINELLI (OST Cabaret, 1972)
Car Wash-ROSE ROYCE (OST Car Wash, 1976)
Diamonds Are Forever-SHIRLEY BΈντοναASSEY (OST James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever, 1971)
Disco Inferno-THE TRAMPPS (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Emmanuelle-PIERRE BACHELET (OST Emmanuelle, 1974)
Freddie's Dead-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
The Girl From Salina-CHRISTOPHE (OST Road To Salina / Le Rout De Salina (1970)
Give Me Your Love-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
Goodbye Girl-DAVID GATES (OST Goodbye Girl, 1977)
Grease-FRANKIE VALLI (OST Grease, 1978)
Here's To You-JOAN BAEZ (OST Sacco & Vanzetti, 1971)
Hopelessly Devoted To You-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (OST Grease, 1978)
How Deep Is Your Love-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
If I Can't Have You-YVONNE ELLIMAN (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
If I Were A Rich Man-TOPOL (OST Fiddler On The Roof, 1971)
Knockin' On Heaven's Door-BOB DYLAN (OST Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, 1973)
Live & Let Die-PAUL McCARTNEY & THE WINGS (OST James Bond: Live & Let Die, 1973)
Love Theme From "The Godfather" (Speak Softly Love)-ANDY WILLIAMS (1972)
The Man With The Golden Gun-LULU (OST James Bond: The Man With The Golden Gun, 1974)
Moonraker-SHIRLEY BASSEY (OST James Bond: Moonraker, 1979)
More Than A Woman-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Night Fever-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Nobody Does It Better-CARLY SIMON (OST James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977)
Pusherman-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
The Rose-BETTE MIDDLER (OST The Rose, 1979)
Sky High-JIGSAW (OST The Man From Hong Kong, 1975)
Stayin' Alive-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Theme From M*A*S*H* (Suicide Is Painless)-THE MASH (1970)
Summer Nights-JOHN TRAVOLTA & OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (OST Grease, 1978)
Superfly-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
Theme From "Mahogany" (Do You Know Where You're Going To)-DIANA ROSS (1975)
Theme From "New York, New York"-FRANK SINATRA (1977)
Theme From "Shaft"-ISAAC HAYES (1971)
The Way We Were-BARBRA STREISAND (OST The Way We Were, 1973)
You're The One That I Want-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN & JOHN TRAVOLTA (OST Grease, 1978)
You Should Be Dancing-THE BEE GEES (1976 / OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)


70's music themes


The Chase-GIORGIO MORODER (OST Midnight Express, 1978)
David's Song (Main Theme From "Kidnapped")-VLADIMIR COSMA (1979)
The Entertainer-MARVIN HAMLISH (OST The Sting, 1973 / originally by Scott Joplin)
Gonna Fly Now-BILL CONTI (OST Rocky, 1976)
"Star Wars" Theme-JOHN WILLIAMS (1977)
Theme From "Bilitis"-FRANCIS LAI (1977)
Theme From "Borsalino"-CLAUDE BOLLING (1970)
Theme From "The Godfather"-NINO ROTA (1972)
Theme From "Halloween"-JOHN CARPENTER (1978)
Theme From "Love Story"-FRANCIS LAI & HIS ORCHESTRA (1970)
Theme From "Midnight Express"-GIORGIO MORODER (1978)
Theme From "Summer Of '42"-MICHEL LEGRAND (1971)
Tubular Bells-MIKE OLDFIELD (OST The Exorcist, 1973)



The most popular '80s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations

The All-Time Classic '80s Movie Songs

A Hazy Shade Of Winter-THE BANGLES (OST Less than Zero, 1987)
Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)-PHIL COLLINS (OST Against All Odds, 1984)
Ain't Nobody-RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN (1983 / OST Breakin' AKA Breakdance, 1984)
Call Me-BLONDIE (OST American Gigolo, 1980)
Cat People (Putting Out Fire)-DAVID BOWIE (OST Cat People, 1982)
Don't Worry, Be Happy-BOBBY McFERRIN (OST Cocktail, 1988)
Don't You (Forget About Me)-SIMPLE MINDS (OST The Breakfast Club, 1985)
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love-THE BLUES BROTHERS (OST The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Eye Of The Tiger-SURVIVOR (OST Rocky III, 1982)
Fame-IRENE CARA (1982 / OST Fame, 1980)
Flashdance... What A Feeling-IRENE CARA (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Holding Out For A Hero-BONNIE TYLER (OST Footloose, 1984)
I Just Called To Say I Love You-STEVIE WONDER (OST The Woman In Red, 1984)
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life-BILL MEDLEY & JENNIFER WARNES (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
Kiss-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Under The Cherry Moon, 1986)
La Bamba-LOS LOBOS (OST La Bamba, 1987)
Let The Night Take The Blame-LORRAINE McKANE (1984 / OST Parole De Flic, 1985)
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now-STARSHIP (OST Mannequin, 1987)
Take My Breath Away-BERLIN (OST Top Gun, 1986)
You Can Leave Your Hat On-JOE COCKER (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986)


The Classic '80s Movie Songs

A View To A Kill-DURAN DURAN (OST James Bond - A View To A Kill, 1985)
Almost Paradise-MIKE RENO & ANN WILSON (OST Footloose, 1984)
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (OST Arthur, 1981)
Bad To The Bone-GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS (1982 / OST Christine, 1983)
Burning Heart-SURVIVOR (OST Rocky IV, 1985)
Danger Zone-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Top Gun, 1986)
Endless Love-DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE (OST Endless Love, 1981)
Footloose-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Footloose, 1984)
Ghostbusters-RAY PARKER Jr. (OST Ghostbusters, 1984)
I'm So Excited-POINTER SISTERS (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
Into The Groove-MADONNA (OST Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985)
Lily Was Here-DAVID A. STEWART featuring CANDY DULFER on sax (OST De Kassiere, 1989)
Living In America-JAMES BROWN (OST Rocky IV, 1985)
Maniac-MICHAEL SEMBELLO (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Nowhere Fast-FIRE INC. (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
Purple Rain-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
Reality-RICHARD SANDERSON (OST La Boum, 1980)
She's Like The Wind-PATRICK SWAYZE & WENDY FRASER (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
Slave To Love-BRYAN FERRY (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986 / although it was originally released the previous year and appeared in his "Boys & Girls" album)
Sweet Home Chicago-THE BLUES BROTHERS (OST The Blues Brothers,1980)
This Is Not America-DAVID BOWIE & PAT METHENY GROUP (OST The Falcon & The Snowman, 1985)
Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young-FIRE INC. (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
Two Hearts-PHIL COLLINS (OST Buster, 1988)
Up Where We Belong-JOE COCKER & JENNIFER WARNES (OST An Officer & A Gentleman, 1982)
When Doves Cry-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Gets Going-BILLY OCEAN (OST The Jewel Of The Nile, 1985)


The most memorable of the rest Part 1 ('80s dance & up-tempo)

A Kind Of Magic-QUEEN (OST Highlander, 1986)
Body Rock-MARIA VIDAL (OST Body Rock, 1984)
Breakin'... There's No Stopping Us-OLLIE & JERRY (OST Breakin' AKA Breakdance, 1984)
Come On Let's Go-LOS LOBOS (OST La Bamba, 1987)
Dream Warriors-DOKKEN (OST A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, 1987)
(He's Back) The Man Behind The Mask-ALICE COOPER (OST Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI, 1986)
Ever Fallen In Love-FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (OST Something Wild, 1986)
Far From Over-FRANK STALLONE (OST Staying Alive, 1983)
Great Gosh A'Mighty-LITTLE RICHARD (OST Down & Out In Beverley Hills, 1986)
Have You Ever Had It Blue?-THE STYLE COUNCIL (OST Absolute Beginners, 1986)
The Heat Is On-GLENN FREY (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
I Do What I Do-JOHN TAYLOR (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986)
I Want Your Sex-GEORGE MICHAEL (OST Beverly Hills Cop II, 1987)
Let's Go Crazy-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
Let's Hear It For The Boy-DENIECE WILLIAMS (OST Footloose, 1984)
Let Your Love Flow-THE BELLAMY BROTHERS (OST Little Darlings, 1980)
Manhunt-KAREN KAMON (OST Flashdance, 1983)
My Male Curiosity-KID CREOLE (OST Against All Odds, 1984)
9 To 5-DOLLY PARTON (OST Nine To Five, 1980)
Neutron Dance-POINTER SISTERS (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
On The Radio-DONNA SUMMER (1979 / OST Foxes, 1980)
Only The Young-JOURNEY (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
Power Of Love-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (OST Back To The Future,1985)
Push It To The Limit-PAUL ENGEMANN (OST Scarface, 1983)
Romancing The Stone-EDDY GRANT (OST Romancing The Stone, 1984)
Sex Crime (1984)-EURYTHMICS (OST Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1984)
Shout To The Top-THE STYLE COUNCIL (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
St Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)-JOHN PARR (OST St Elmo's Fire, 1985)
Summer Lovers-MICHAEL SEMBELLO (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
Sweet Freedom-MICHAEL McDONALD (OST Running Scared, 1986)
Thief Of Hearts-MELISSA MANCHESTER (OST Thief Of Hearts, 1984)
Together In Electric Dreams-GIORGIO MORODER featuring PHIL OAKEY (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
Tuff Enuff-THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (OST Gung Ho, 1986 / OST Tough Guys, 1986)
Welcome To The Jungle-GUNS N' ROSES (1987 / OST The Dead Pool, 1988)
With You Or Without You-STEVE JONES (OST Something Wild, 1986)
Who Made Who-AC/DC (OST Maximum Overdrive, 1986)
Who's That Girl-MADONNA (OST Who's That Girl, 1987)
You're The Best-JOE ESPOSITO (OST Karate Kid, 1984)


The most memorable of the rest Part 2 ('80s easy listening & mid-tempo)

Absolute Beginners-DAVID BOWIE (OST Absolute Beginners, 1986)
Back On The Chain Gang-THE PRETENDERS (OST The King Of Comedy, 1982)
Bensonhurst Blues-OSCAR BENTON (1979 / OST Pour La Peau D'un Flic, 1981 > Για Το Τομάρι Ενός Μπάτσου)
Feel The Heat-JEAN BEAUVOIR (OST Cobra, 1986)
Fight The Power-PUBLIC ENEMY (OST Do The Right Thing, 1989)
Flash-QUEEN (OST Flash Gordon, 1980)
Fly Too High-JANIS IAN (1979 / OST Foxes, 1980)
Full Metal Jacket-FULL METAL JACKET SOUNDTRACK (1987)
Go Rosa-SANDY ROGERS (OST Fool For Love, 1985)
Hungry Eyes-ERIC CARMEN (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
I Can Dream About You-DAN HARTMAN (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
If Love Takes You Away-STEPHEN BISHOP (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
If You Leave-O.M.D. (OST Pretty In Pink, 1986)
It's In The Way That You Use It-ERIC CLAPTON (OST The Color Of Money, 1986)
Kokomo-THE BEACH BOYS (OST Cocktail, 1988)
Left Of Center-SUZANNE VEGA (OST Pretty In Pink, 1986)
The Living Daylights-A HA (OST James Bond: The Living Daylights, 1987)
Love Touch-ROD STEWART (OST Legal, Eagles, 1986)
The Never Ending Story-LIMAHL (OST The Never Ending Story, 1984)
People Are Strange-ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (OST Lost Boys, 1987)
Put A Little Love In Your Heart-ANNIE LENNOX & AL GREEN (OST Scrooged, 1988)
Take It Easy-ANDY TAYLOR (OST American Anthem, 1986)
To Live & Die In L.A.-WANG CHUNG (OST To Live & Die In L.A. 1985)
We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)-TINA TURNER (OST Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, 1985)


The most memorable of the rest Part 3 ('80s ballads)

A Groovy Kind Of Love-PHIL COLLINS (OST Buster, 1988)
After All-CHER & PETER CETERA (OST Chances Are, 1989)
All Time High-RITA COOLIDGE (OST James Bond: Octopussy, 1983)
Brazil-MICHAEL KAMEN featuring KATE BUSH (OST Brazil, 1985 / based on brasilian song "Aquarela Do Brasil")
Crazy For You-MADONNA (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
For Your Eyes Only-SHEENA EASTON (OST James Bond: For Your Eyes Only, 1981)
Glory Of Love-PETER CETERA (OST Karate Kid II, 1986)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother-BILL MEDLEY (OST Rambo III, 1988)
Heaven In Your Eyes-LOVERBOY (OST Top Gun, 1986)
I'll Be Here Where The Heart Is-KIM CARNES (OST Flashdance, 1983)
If I Turn You Away-VICKY MOSS (OST St Elmo's Fire, 1985)
If There Was A Man-THE PRETENDERS (OST James Bond: The Living Daylights, 1987)
Lady, Lady, Lady-JOE ESPOSITO (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Licence To Kill-GLADYS KNIGHT (OST James Bond: Licence To Kill, 1989)
Live To Tell-MADONNA (OST At Close Range, 1986)
Look What You've Done To Me-BOZ SCAGGS (OST Urban Cowboy, 1980)
Love Is Love-CULTURE CLUB (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
Love Is My Decision-CHRIS DE BURGH (OST Arthur 2: On The Rocks, 1988)
Meet Me Half Way-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Over The Top, 1987)
Move Closer-PHYLLIS NELSON (OST Parole De Flic, 1985)
Nothing Has Been Proved-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (OST Scandal, 1989)
Paradise-PHOEBE CATES (OST Paradise / Ο Γαλάζιος Παράδεισος, 1982)
Say You, Say Me-LIONEL RICHIE (OST White Nights, 1985)
Separate Lives-PHIL COLLINS & MARILYN MARTIN (OST White Nights, 1985)
Somewhere Out There-LINDA RONSTADT & JAMES INGRAM (OST An American Tail, 1986)
Suddenly-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN & CLIFF RICHARD (OST Xanadu, 1980)
Surrender To Me-ANN WILSON & ROBIN ZANDER (OST Tequila Sunrise, 1988)
Who Wants To Live Forever-QUEEN (OST Highlander, 1986)
Why Don't You Do Right-JESSICA RABBIT dubbed by AMY IRVING (OST Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988)
Wind Beneath My Wings-BETTE MIDDLER (OST Beaches, 1988)
Your Eyes-COOK DA BOOKS (OST La Boum 2, 1982)
special exception:
I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)-GRACE JONES (1981 / in the movie "Frantic", 1988)


The All-Time Classic '80s Music Themes

Axel F-HAROLD FALTERMEYER (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
Chi Mai-ENNIO MORRICONE (OST Le Professionel, 1981)
Titles From "Chariots Of Fire"-VANGELIS (1981)


The Classic '80s Music Themes

"Blade Runner" End Credits-VANGELIS (1982)
Love Theme From "Flashdance"-HELEN ST JOHN (1983)
Love Theme From "St Elmo's Fire"-DAVID FOSTER (1985)
"Once Upon A Time In America" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1984)
Ravel's Bolero-THIJS VAN LEER (OST 10, 1980)
"Top Gun" Anthem-HAROLD FALTERMEYER & STEVE STEVENS (1986)


The most memorable of the other music themes

C'est Le Vent, Betty-GABRIEL YARED (OST Betty Blue, 1986)
Dragnet-THE ART OF NOISE (OST Dragnet, 1987)
Etude-MIKE OLDFIELD (OST Killing Fields, 1984)
The Fight-GIORGIO MORODER (OST Over The Top, 1987)
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence-RYUICHI SAKAMOTO (OST Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, 1983 / also notable: the vocal version in the soundtrack by David Sylvian, titled "Forbidden Colours")
Promenade Sentimentale-VLADIMIR COSMA (OST Diva, 1981)
Siempre Hay Esperanza-SADE (OST Sea Of Love, 1989)



The most popular '90s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations


90's movie songs in hip hop style

Come With Me-PUFF DADDY featuring JIMMY PAGE (OST Godzilla, 1998)
Gangsta's Paradise-COOLIO featuring LV (OST Dangerous Minds, 1995)
Just Cruisin'-WILL SMITH (OST Men In Black, 1997)
Men In Black-WILL SMITH (OST Men In Black, 1997)
Wild Wild West-WILL SMITH (OST Wild Wild West, 1999)
special exception:
Jump Around-HOUSE OF PAIN (1992 / OST Mrs Doubtfire, 1993)


90's movie songs in trip hop /ambient style

2 Wicky-HOOVER (OST Stealing Beauty, 1996)
Angel-GAVIN FRIDAY (OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
Carly's Song-ENIGMA (OST Sliver, 1993)
Life In Mono-MONO (OST Great Expectations, 1998)
Play Dead-BJORK (OST The Young Americans, 1993)
Playground Love-AIR (OST The Virgin Suicides, 1999)
You Showed Me-THE LIGHTNING SEEDS (OST Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery, 1997)


90's standard pop & rock movie ballads

After Dark-TITO & TARANTULA (OST From Dusk Till Dawn, 1996)
All For Love-BRYAN ADAMS, ROD STEWART & STING (OST The Three Musketeers, 1993)
Beautiful Maria Of My Soul-LOS LOBOS (OST Mambo Kings, 1992 / also a version in Spanish by Antonio Banderas)
Beauty & The Beast (End Title Duet)-CELINE DION & PEABO BRYSON (OST Beauty & The Beast, 1991)
Blaze Of Glory-JON BON JOVI (OST Young Guns II - Blaze Of Glory, 1990)
Circle Of Life-ELTON JOHN (OST The Lion King, 1994)
The Color Of The Night-LAUREN CHRISTIE (OST The Color Of The Night, 1994)
Colors Of The Wind (End Title)-VANESSA WILLIAMS (OST Pocahontas, 1995)
Don't Cry For Me Argentina-MADONNA (OST Evita, 1996)
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You-BRYΈντοναAN ADAMS (OST Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves,1991)
Fallen-LAUREN WOOD (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman-BRYAN ADAMS (OST Don Juan DeMarco, 1994)
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing-AEROSMITH (OST Armageddon, 1998)
I Finally Found Someone-BARBRA STREISAND & BRYAN ADAMS (OST The Mirror Has Two Faces, 1996)
I Want To Spend My Lifetime Loving You-MARC ANTHONY & TINA ARENA (OST The Mask Of Zorro, 1998)

Iris-THE GOO GOO DOLLS (OST City Of Angels, 1998)
It's Probably Me-STING & ERIC CLAPTON (OST Lethal Weapon 3, 1992)
Love Song For A Vampire-ANNIE LENNOX (OST Dracula, 1992)
My Heart Will Go On-CELINE DION (OST Titanic, 1997)
She-ELVIS COSTELLO (OST Notting Hill, 1999)
Show Me Heaven-MARIA McKEE (OST Days Of Thunder, 1990)
Tears In Heaven-ERIC CLAPTON (1992 / OST Rush, 1991)
Un Ano De Amor-LUZ CASAL (OST High Heels AKA Tacones Lejanos, 1991)
Uninvited-ALANIS MORISSETTE (OST City Of Angels, 1998)
When You Believe-MARIAH CAREY & WHITNEY HOUSTON (OST The Prince Of Egypt, 1998)
When You Love Someone-BRYAN ADAMS (OST Hope Floats, 1998
When You Say Nothing At All-RONAN KEATING (OST Notting Hill, 1999 / originally by Keith Whitley, 1988) 
Wicked Game-CHRIS ISAAK (1989 / OST Wild At Heart, 1990)


90's dance movie songs

Bailamos-ENRIQUE IGLESIAS (OST Wild Wild West, 1999)
Beautiful Stranger-MADONNA (OST Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999)
Born Slippy-UNDERWORLD (OST Trainspottting, 1996)
I Like It-THE BLACKOUT ALLSTARS (OST I Like It Like That, 1994)
Ran Kan Kan-TITO PUENTE (OST The Mambo Kings, 1991)

The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)-CHER (OST Mermaids, 1990)
Tu Vuo' Fa l'Americano-THE GUY BARKER INTERNATIONAL QUINTET feat. ROSARIO FIORELLO, JUDE LAW & MATT DAMON (OST The Talented Mr. Ripley, 1999)


90's pop movie songs


The Crying Game-BOY GEORGE (OST The Crying Game, 1992)
(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You-UB40 (OST Sliver, 1993)
It Must Have Been Love-ROXETTE (1987 / OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
King Of Wishful Thinking-GO WEST (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
Love Is All Around Me-WET WET WET (OST Four Weddings & A Funeral, 1994)
Lovefool-THE CARDIGANS (OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
Kiss Me-SIXPENCE NONE THE RICHER (1997 / OST She's All That, 1999)
Perfidia-LINDA RONSTADT (OST Mambo Kings, 1991)
Shape Of My Heart-STING (1993 / OST Leon, 1994)
Stay (I Missed You) - LISA LOEB & NINE STORIES (OST Reality Bites, 1994)
Tomorrow Never Dies-SHERYL CROW (OST James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies, 1997)
special exception:
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life-MONTY PYTHON (1991 / originally in the Monty Python movie "Life Of Brian", 1979)


90's rock movie songs


American Woman-LENNY KRAVITZ (OST Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999)
Cradle Of Love-BILLY IDOL (OST The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane, 1990)
Every You Every Me-PLACEBO (OST Cruel Intentions, 1999)
Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon-URGE OVERKILL (OST Pulp Fiction, 1994)
The Great Beyond-REM (OST Man On The Moon, 1999)
(I'll Love You) Till The End Of The World-NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (OST Until The End Of The World, 1991)
In The Death Car-IGGY POP (OST Arizona Dream, 1993)
Need You Around-SMOKING POPES (OST Clueless,  1995)
Streets Of Philadelphia-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (OST Streets Of Philadelphia, 1993)
The World Is Not Enough-GARGBAGE (OST James Bond: The World Is Not Enough, 1999)
You & Me Song-THE WANNADIES (1994 / OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
You, Me & World War Three-GAVIN FRIDAY (OST Mission Impossible, 1996 / not in the movie)
You Could Be Mine-GUNS N' ROSES (OST Terminator 2 - Judgement Day, 1991)


special exceptions:
All Star-SMASH MOUTH (OST Mystery Man, 1999 / OST Shrek, 2001)
Baby Did A Bad, Bad Thing-CHRIS ISAAK (1995 / OST Eyes Wide Shut, 1999)


90's soul & r'n'b movie songs

Bird On A Wire-THE NEVILLE BROTHERS (OST Bird On A Wire, 1990)
GoldenEye-TINA TURNER (OST James Bond: GoldenEye, 1995)
I Believe I Can Fly-R. KELLY (OST Space Jam, 1996)
I Will Always Love You-WHITNEY HOUSTON (OST Bodyguard, 1992)
Kiss From A Rose-SEAL (OST Batman Forever, 1995)


90's music themes

Apres La Pluie II-RENE AUBRY (OST Killer Kid, 1994)
Conquest Of Paradise-VANGELIS (OST 1492 - Conquest Of Paradise, 1992)
Por Una Cabeza-THE TANGO PROJECT / CARLOS GARDEL (1981 / OST Scent Of A Woman, 1992 - OST True Lies, 1994)
Theme From "The Last Of The Mohicans"-TREVOR JONES (1992)



The most popular '00s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations


Behind Blue Eyes-LIMP BIZKIT (OST Gothica, 2003)
Bring Me To Life-EVANESCENCE (OST Daredevil, 2003) 
Can't Fight The Moonlight-LeANN RIMES (OST Coyote Ugly, 2000)
Die Another Day-MADONNA (OST James Bond: Die Another Day, 2002)
Extreme Ways-MOBY (OST The Bourne Identity, 2002)
Independent Women Part 1-DESTINY'S CHILD (OST Charlie's Angels, 2000)
It's Raining Men-GERRI HALLIWELL (OST Bridget Jones's Diary, 2001)
Lady Marmalade-CHRISTINA AGUILERA, LIL' KIM, MYA & PINK (OST Moulin Rouge! 2001)
Lose Yourself-EMINEM (OST 8 Mile, 2002)
Mondo 77-LOOPER feat. FRANCIS McDONALD (OST Vanilla Sky, 2001)
Lux Aeterna-CLINT MANSELL (OST Requiem For A Dream, 2000)
Porcelain-MOBY (OST The Beach, 2000)
Pure Shores-ALL SAINTS (OST The Beach, 2000)
Saviour-ANGGUN (OST Transporter 2, 2005)
Season Song-BLUE STATES (OST 28 Days Later, 2002)
Sweet Disposition-THE TEMPER TRAP (OST (500) Days Of Summer,  2009)
Take A Look Around-LIMP BIZKIT (OST Mission: Impossible II, 2000)
Things Have Changed-BOB DYLAN (OST Wonder Boys, 2000)
Too Lost In You-SUGABABES (OST Love Actually, 2003)
special exception:
The Blower's Daughter-DAMIEN RICE (2001 / OST Closer, 2004)


Also:

The most memorable classic songs re-surfacing via soundtracks

Across 110th Street-BOBBY WOMACK (1972 / OST Jackie Brown, 1997)
Blue Velvet-BOBBY VINTON (1963 / OST Blue Velvet, 1986)
Einsamer Hirte (The Lonely Shepherd)-JAMES LAST featuring GHEORGHE ZAMFIR (1977 / OST Kill Bill Vol. 1, 2003)
I Got You (I Feel Good)-JAMES BROWN (1965 / OST Good Morning Vietnam, 1987)
Minnie The Moocher-CAB CALLOWAY (1931 / OST The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Misirlou-DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962 / OST Pulp Fiction, 1994)
Mr. Lonely-BOBBY VINTON (OST Eis Am Stiel AKA Lemon Popsicle AKA Γρανίτα Απο Λεμόνι, 1978)
Mr. Sandman-THE CHORDETTES (1954 / OST Halloween II, 1981)
Mona Lisa-NAT "KING" COLE (1950 / OST Mona Lisa, 1986)
My Girl-TEMPTATIONS (1964 / OST My Girl, 1991)
Paint It Black-THE ROLLING STONES (OST Full Metal Jacket, 1987 / OST Tour Of Duty, 1987 > TV series)
Sea Of Love-PHIL PHILLIPS & THE TWILIGHTS (1959 / OST Sea Of Love, 1989 - OST Frequency, 2000)
Sealed With A Kiss-BRIAN HYLAND (1962 / OST Eis Am Stiel AKA Lemon Popsicle AKA Γρανίτα Απο Λεμόνι, 1978)
Sinnerman-NINA SIMONE (1965 / OST The Thomas Crown Affair, 1999)
Stand By Me-BEN E. KING (1961 / OST Stand By Me, 1986)
Twist And Shout-THE BEATLES (1963 / OST Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 1986 / OST Back To School, 1986)
Twistin' The Night Away-SAM COOKE (1962 / OST Innerspace, 1987)
Unchained Melody-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1965 / OST Ghost, 1990)
What A Wonderful World-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1968 / OST Good Morning Vietnam, 1987)
White Rabbit-PLATOON (1966 / OST Platoon, 1986)
You've Lost That Lovin Feeling-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1964 / OST Top Gun, 1986)


The most popular TV series songs & music themes in Hellas

Angel Of Mine-FRANK DUVAL (1980 / from an episode of Tatort > German crime series)
At This Moment-BILLY VERA & THE BEATERS (1981 / OST Family Ties, in an episode of the 1985-1986 season)
Brothers In Arms-DIRE STRAITS (In the "Miami Vice" episode "Out Where The Buses Don't Run", 1985)
Crockett's Theme-JAN HAMMER (OST Miami Vice II, 1986)
Cry-GODLEY & CREME (1985 / used in the "Miami Vice" episode: "Definitely Miami", 1986)
Die Biene Maja (Μάγια Η Μέλισσα)-KAREL SVOBODA featuring KAREL GOTT (OST Die Biene Maja, 1975)
Falling (Theme From "Twin Peaks")-JULEE CRUISE (1989 /1990)
Hawaii Five-0-THE VENTURES (OST Hawaii Five-O, 1968)
Heidi-GITTI & ERICA (OST Heidi, 1974)
How To Save A Life-THE FRAY (OST Grey's Anatomy, 2006 /on the episode "Superstition")
I Think I Love You-THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY (OST The Partridge Family, 1970)
I'll Be There For You-THE REMBRANDTS (OST Friends, 1995)
I'm Always Here-JIMI JAMESON (OST Baywatch, 1991)
Inspector Gadget (Επιθεωρητής Σαϊνης)-SHUKI LEVY & HAIM SABAN (OST Inspector Gadget, 1983)
It's Hard To Be Tender-CARLY SIMON (OST Sins, 1986)
Love & Marrriage-FRANK SINATRA (1955 / OST Married With Children, 1987)
Mah Na Mah Na-THE MUPPET SHOW (1977)
Mercy-STEVE JONES (OST Miami Vice 2, 1986 / from an episode)
Midnight Lady-CHRIS NORMAN (1986 / from a "Tatort" episode > German TV Crime-series)
Mission: Impossible-LALO SCHIFRIN (OST Mission: Impossible, 1966 - 1968)
The Muppet Show Theme-THE MUPPETS (1977)
Only Love-NANA MOUSKOURI (OST Mistral's Daughter, 1985)
The Rockford Files-MIKE POST (OST The Rockford Files, 1974)
Save Me-REMY ZERO (OST Smallville, 2001)
The Summer Of My Life-SIMON MAY (1976 / from a "Crossroads" episode)
Supernature-CERRONE (OST The Kenny Everett Show, 1978)
Theme From "Charlie's Angels"-HENRY MANCINI (1976 / notable vocal cover by Donna Lynton in 1977)
Theme From "The Dukes Of Hazzard" (Good Ol' Boys)-WAYLON (1980)
Theme From "Dynasty"-JOHN DAVIS & THE MONSTER ORCHESTRA (1983)
Theme From "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It Or Not)-JOEY SCARBURY (1981)
Theme From "Hill Street Blues"-MIKE POST (1981)
Theme From "Knight Rider"-STU PHILLIPS (1982 /check out vocal cover version by Hellenic act "Next Of Kin", 1985)
Theme From "Love Boat"-JACK JONES (1977)
Theme From "MacGyver"-RANDY EDELMAN (1985)
Theme From "Miami Vice"-JAN HAMMER (1985)
Theme From "Moonlighting"-AL JARREAU (1985)
Theme From "S.W.A.T."-RHYTHM HERITAGE (1975)
Think Of Laura-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (OST General Hospital / from an episode, 1983)
The X-Files-MARK SNOW (OST The X-Files, 1996)
Yakety Sax-BOOTS RANDOLPH (OST The Benny Hill Show, 1967)
You Belong To The City-GLENN FREY (OST Miami Vice, 1985)


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