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From the Movies

From the Movies

It is amazing how many popular songs we listen too that have originated from a movie. These songs get covered so many times they can take on a life of their own, sometimes we don't even know what movie the song came from let alone associate it with one to begin with. One such song I recently mention in 'Banned Songs' was "Baby it's Cold Outside". Here are some other songs written specifically for a movie (not just used in a movie soundtrack), these being such a great tune artists just had to make another version and sometimes into the many hundreds. I mentioned in an earlier blog the most covered song of all-time (perhaps minus some religious and Christmas songs) was "Summertime", but it was actually from a play that was made into a movie so I'll attempt to stick to the movie origins only.
The number one song in this category I have already referenced in an earlier post, that being "Over the Rainbow" written by Harold …