30 Greatest Rock & Roll Movie Moments

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Posted by Greg on March 25, 2013 at 11:48 am
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Rob Sheff from Rolling Stone recently shared his 30 Greatest Rock & Roll Movie Moments. It’s a fun list and worth sharing with you all too!

  1. The Ronettes – “Be My Baby” (Mean Streets)
  2. The Beatles – “A Hard Day’s Night” (A Hard Day’s Night)
  3. Peter Gabriel – “In Your Eyes” (Say Anything…)
  4. Queen – “Bohemian Rhapsody” (Wayne’s World)
  5. Andrew Gold – “Lonely Boy” (Boogie Nights)
  6. The Faces – “Ooh La La” (Rushmore)
  7. CCR – “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” (The Big Lebowski)
  8. Chuck Berry – “You Never Can Tell” (Pulp Fiction)
  9. Donovan – “Atlantis” (Goodfellas)
  10. Spinal Tap – “Stonehenge” (This is Spinal Tap)
  11. Elton John –  “Tiny Dancer” (Almost Famous)
  12. Killah Priest – “From Then Till Now” (Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai)
  13. Alice Cooper – “School’s Out” (Dazed and Confused)
  14. Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir” (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
  15. Country Joe and the Fish –  “Section 43” (Monterey Pop)
  16. Isaac Hayes – “Theme from Shaft” (Shaft)
  17. Yardbirds – “Stroll On” (Blow-Up)
  18. New Order – “Dreams Never End” (Carlos)
  19. Rolling Stones – “Tops” (Adventureland)
  20. Bauhaus – “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” (The Hunger)
  21. The Doors – “The End” (Apocalypse Now)
  22. Otis Redding – “Try a Little Tenderness” (Pretty in Pink)
  23. Iggy Pop – “Lust for Life” (Trainspotting)
  24. The Pogues – “The Old Main Drag” – (My Own Private Idaho)
  25. Motley Crue – “Home Sweet Home” (Hot Tub Time Machine)
  26. The Doors – “Moonlight Drive” (Two Lane Blacktop)
  27. 7 Year Bitch – “The Scratch” (Mad Love)
  28. Public Enemy – “Fight the Power” (Do The Right Thing)
  29. Jesus & Mary Chain – “Just Like Honey (Lost in Translation)
  30. Elvis Presley – “C’mon Everybody” (Viva Las Vegas)

You can read more details over at Rolling Stone‘s official site. What do you think of the list? What’s missing? I submit “These Days” by Nico from The Royal Tenenbaums and “It Only Takes a Moment”  by Michael Crawford from WALL-E for consideration. What about you?

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