My Favourite Movie Soundtracks

Here are just some of my favourite movie soundtracks from some of the big blockbuster films of the 80’s onwards. In future posts, I hope to share more of my favs as there are so many, it would probably take years to list them all – lol! 😉
In the meantime, enjoy these great tracks below, and if you have never seen any of these movies before, do check them out, they are all classics! 🙂

Gladys Knight – Licence To Kill  (James Bond – Licence To Kill 1989)

“Licence To Kill” stars British Shakespearean actor Timothy Dalton as James Bond. This is a great blockbuster action movie, and what a shame Timothy only stayed for just two movies (his first movie was the “Living Daylights”). I love the old Bond films, but no comment about the current Bond!

George Kranz – Din Daa Daa (Breakin’ 2 aka Breakdance 2 1984)

Yes, good times in the 80’s, when things were much brighter and cheerier! 1984 was a great year for dance films, and the breakdancing movie “Breakdance 1” was a great success in the cinemas, and the follow-up “Breakin’ 2” did well too! One of the famous tracks from this film was George Kranz’s (German singer, songwriter, actor and percussionist) “Din Daa Daa” and is considered a classic Hip Hop dance track!

John Williams – Indiana Jones Theme (Indiana Jones quadrilogy 1982 -2008)

Top composer John Williams made some excellent modern-day classical music for movies including “Harry Potter”, ” Superman”, Amazing Stores”, “Star Wars”, and of course, Indiana Jones series. I love the film score as well as the movies – great action adventure, thumbs up!

Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear It For The Boy (Footloose 1984)

Footloose, another big dance movie from the 80’s – check it out! And what a great song from Deniece Williams, which got a lot of airplay on numerous radio stations and even made the pop charts in the same year!


About knightgrooves

Favourite Artists: Michael Jackson, David Christie, Living In A Box, Richard Darbyshire, Double, Robert Palmer, Kurt Maloo, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Michael McDonald, Luther Vandross, Level 42, Freeez, John Rocca, Basia, Matt Bianco, Scritti Politti, Will Smith, Chaka Khan, Go West, Cathy Dennis, Celine Dion, Babyface, Daryl Hall, Michael Franks, D-Train, Paul Hardcastle, Alexander O'Neal, Junior Giscombe, David Grant, Goomby Dance Band, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Kylie, Deon Estus, George Michael, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Madonna, Eille Hope (Liquid Gold), Five Star, Booker Newberry III, George Kranz, Gloria Esterfan, Imigination, Princess, David Bowie, UB40, Duran Duran, Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick Jr, Diana Krall, Mario Lanza, Chicago, David Grant, Jaki Graham, David Pack, and many more, 70's, 80's, Soul, Pop, Jazz, Soft Rock, Opera, R&B etc.

Posted on February 11, 2015, in Deniece Williams, George Kranz, Gladys Knight, John Williams, Movies and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: