Category Archives: Soundtrack

(May 2, 2017): Clint Eastwood – I Talk To The Trees

From the b-side of Lee Marvin’s, “Wand’rin Star”, the single from the Paint Your Wagon Red soundtrack, Wand’rin Star / I Talk To The Trees. Another gem my son turned me on to. I’ve seen Paint Your Wagon a number of … Continue reading

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(January 13, 2017) – John Carradine – Night Train to Mundo Finé

The title track from the 1966 B-movie (and that’s being generous), Red Zone Cuba (aka Night Train to Mundo Finé). I intended to put up Tennessee Ernie Ford singing his hokey 195o b-side single  “The Cry of the Wild Goose” … Continue reading

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(December 19, 2015): Billy May and His Orchestra – Theme From ‘Mannix’

From the 1972 triple LP Time/Life compilation, As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 4. A Lalo Schifrin classic.  Remembering my Nonna this morning.  Joe Mannix used to be a feature of Saturday nights in the 1960s whenever … Continue reading

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(July 23, 2015): Peabo Bryson – Pretty Women

From the 1995 Stephen Sondheim friends album, Color And Light: Jazz Sketches On Sondheim.  A feel good tune from Sweeny Todd.  The lineup on this song is fantastic: Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, and Brian Blade.   Produced by Oscar … Continue reading

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(Feb. 23, 2015): Yo Yo Ma – Once Upon A Time in the West

From the 2004 album, Yo Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone.  This is the main theme the Sergio Leone Suite.

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(Oct 5, 2012): Nicola Piovani – Bambini al Telefono

From the 1993 soundtrack to the Nanni Moretti film, Caro Diario.  Piovani is probably better know for his score to Life is Beautiful, but this soundtrack has always had more appeal to me.  If wikipedia is to be believed, Piovani … Continue reading

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