Famous Soundtracks

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  1. Michael Hutchence
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    Michael Hutchence

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    Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician and actor. He was a founding member, lead singer and lyricist of rock band INXS from 1977 until his death in 1997. He was a member of short-lived pop rock group Max Q and recorded solo material which was released posthumously. He acted in feature films, including Dogs in Space (1986), Frankenstein Unbound (1990) and Limp (1997). According to rock music historian, Ian McFarlane, "Hutchence was the archetypal rock showman. He exuded an overtly sexual, macho cool with his flowing locks, and lithe and exuberant stage movements". Hutchence won the 'Best International Artist' at the 1991 BRIT Awards with INXS winning the related group award.


  2. Kim Fey
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    Kim Fey

    67,676 views

  3. Wu-Tang Clan
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    Wu-Tang Clan

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    The Wu-Tang Clan /ˈwtæŋ/ is an American hip hop group from New York City, originally composed of East Coast rappers RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Cappadonna and the late Ol' Dirty Bastard. The group was formed in and is associated with the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn.


  4. Donell Jones
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    Donell Jones

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    Donell Jones (born May 22, 1973) is an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer. He is most notable for the hits "U Know What's Up", "Where I Wanna Be", and his cover of Stevie Wonder's "Knocks Me Off My Feet". Jones broke into the music scene in the late 1990s with the release of his second album, Where I Wanna Be.


  5. Dan Hill
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    Dan Hill

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    Daniel Grafton "Dan" Hill IV (born 3 June 1954) is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter. He had two major international hits with his songs "Sometimes When We Touch" and "Can't We Try", a duet with Vonda Shepard, as well as a number of other charting singles in Canada and the United States.


  6. Brook Benton
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    Brook Benton

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    Brook Benton, born Benjamin Franklin Peay, (September 19, 1931 – April 9, 1988) was an American singer and songwriter who was popular with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop music audiences during the late 1950s and early 1960s, when he scored hits such as "It's Just a Matter of Time" and "Endlessly", many of which he co-wrote.


  7. John Waite
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    John Waite

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    John Charles Waite (born 4 July 1952) is an English musician. He was lead vocalist for The Babys and Bad English. As a solo artist, 1984's "Missing You", was a No. 1 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 and a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart.


  8. Charlie Sexton
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    Charlie Sexton

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    Charles Wayne "Charlie" Sexton (born August 11, 1968) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, best known for the 1985 hit "Beat's So Lonely"; for being the guitarist for Bob Dylan's backing band from 1999 to 2002, 2009 to 2012, and 2013 to present; and for his song "Tennessee Plates" on the soundtrack of the 1991 movie Thelma & Louise. His style of playing has varied and he has been associated with artists in the blues, folk, rock, and punk genres.


  9. Bob Schneider
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    Bob Schneider

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    Bob Schneider (born October 12, 1965) is an Austin, Texas–based musician and artist and former lead-singer of Ugly Americans. He has released around a dozen albums, mostly on his own Shockorama label. Lonelyland (2001) was licensed through Universal Records, while in 2005 distribution deal with Vanguard Records saw his albums made widely available. Since 2009 he has been signed to Kirtland Records, with his latest album Burden of Proof released in 2013. He has toured nationally both as headliner and support act.


  10. Johnny Nash
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    Johnny Nash

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    John Lester "Johnny" Nash, Jr. (born August 19, 1940) is an American reggae singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 comeback hit, "I Can See Clearly Now". He was also one of the first non-Jamaican singers to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica.


  11. Lou Christie
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    Lou Christie

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    Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco (born February 19, 1943), known professionally as Lou Christie, is an American singer-songwriter best known for three separate strings of pop hits in the 1960s, including his 1966 hit, "Lightnin' Strikes".


  12. Heather Nova
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    Heather Nova

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    Heather Nova (born Heather Allison Frith, July 6, 1967) is a Bermudian singer-songwriter and poet. As of 2015 she had released 9 full-length albums and numerous singles and EPs.


  13. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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    Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

    9,593 views


  14. Berry Gordy
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    Berry Gordy

    7,547 views

  15. The Casualties
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    The Casualties

    5,545 views

  16. Roger Troutman
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    Roger Troutman

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    Roger Troutman (November 29, 1951 – April 25, 1999) was an American composer, songwriter, producer and the founder of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the funk movement and heavily influenced west coast hip hop due to the scene's heavy sampling of his music over the years. Troutman was well known for his use of the vocoder or the talk box, a device that is connected to an instrument (frequently a keyboard) to create different vocal effects. Roger used a custom-made talkbox—the Electro Harmonix "Golden Throat," as well as a Yamaha DX100 FM synthesizer. As both band leader of Zapp and in his subsequent solo releases, he scored a bevy of funk and R&B hits throughout the 1980s.


  17. Steve Miller
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    Steve Miller

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    Steven Haworth "Steve" Miller (born October 5, 1943) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter who began his career in blues and blues rock and evolved to a more pop-oriented sound which, from the mid-1970s through the early 1980s, resulted in a series of highly popular singles and albums. In 2015, he was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first time.


  18. Des'ree
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    Des'ree

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    Desirée Annette Weeks (born 30 November 1968), stage name Des'ree /dəˈsr/, is a retired British R&B recording artist who rose to popularity during the 1990s. She is well known for her hits: "Feel So High" (for which were recorded two different music videos), "You Gotta Be", "Life", and "Kissing You" (from the soundtrack of the film William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet). At the 1999 Brit Awards she received the Brit Award for Best British female solo artist. Des'ree has not released any new material since 2003's Dream Soldier. Since the release in 2003 Des'ree has been mostly at home with some toast, watching the evening news whilst avoiding the ghost in the dark park.


  19. Dream Theater
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    Dream Theater

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    Dream Theater is an American progressive metal/progressive rock band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung, and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Massachusetts. They subsequently dropped out of their studies to concentrate further on the band that would ultimately become Dream Theater. Though a number of lineup changes followed, the three original members remained together along with James LaBrie and Jordan Rudess until September 8, 2010 when Portnoy left the band. In October 2010, the band held auditions for a drummer to replace Portnoy. Mike Mangini was announced as the new permanent drummer on April 29, 2011.


  20. Rupert Holmes
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    Rupert Holmes

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    Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-born American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, and author of plays, novels, and stories. He is widely known for his number one pop hit "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979/1980) and the song "Him", which reached the number 6 position on the Hot 100 U.S. pop chart in 1980. He is also known for his 1985 Tony Award-winning musical Drood (originally The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and his 2007 Drama Desk Award-winning book for the Broadway musical Curtains, and for his television series Remember WENN.


  21. Lou Bega
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    Lou Bega

    4,702 views

    Lou Bega (born David Lubega on 13 April 1975) is a German mambo musician of Italian and Ugandan descent. He is most famous for "Mambo No. 5", his 1999 remake of the Pérez Prado instrumental from 1949. Bega added his own words to the song and sampled the original version extensively. Bega's musical signature consists of combining musical elements of the 1940s and 1950s with modern beats and grooves.


  22. Demo Castellon
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    Demo Castellon

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    Demacio "Demo" Castellon is a Cuban American sound engineer who frequently collaborates with Timbaland.


  23. Cassandra Wilson
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    Cassandra Wilson

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    Cassandra Wilson (born December 4, 1955) is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack [who has] expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country, and folk music into her work, Wilson has won two Grammy Awards.


  24. Meredith Brooks
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    Meredith Brooks

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    Meredith Ann Brooks (born June 12, 1958) is an American singer/songwriter and guitarist best known for her 1997 hit song "Bitch", for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award.


  25. Maria McKee
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    Maria McKee

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    Maria Luisa McKee (born August 17, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter. She is best known for her work with Lone Justice and her 1990 UK solo chart-topping hit, "Show Me Heaven".


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