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Encyclopedia > Almost Famous (soundtrack)
Almost Famous
Soundtrack from Almost Famous by Various Artists
Released September 12, 2000
Genre Soundtrack
Length 70:47
Label Dreamworks
Producer(s) Danny Bramson & Cameron Crowe
Professional reviews

Almost Famous is a soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released in 2000. It was awarded the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... // In film formats, the sound track is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... Almost Famous is a film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ... The term Various Artists is used in the record industry when numerous singers and musicians collaborate on a song or collection of songs. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... // In film formats, the sound track is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... DreamWorks, LLC (also known as DreamWorks Pictures or DreamWorks SKG) is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Cameron Crowe Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an American writer and film director. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... Almost Famous is a film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ...

Contents

Track listing

  1. Simon and Garfunkel: "America" (Paul Simon) – 3:37
  2. The Who: "Sparks" (Pete Townshend) – 3:48
  3. Todd Rundgren: "It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference" (Rundgren)– 3:51
  4. Yes: "I've Seen All Good People: Your Move" (Jon Anderson) – 3:33
  5. The Beach Boys: "Feel Flows" (Brian Wilson, Jack Rieley)– 4:44
  6. Stillwater: "Fever Dog" (Russell Hammond) – 3:10
  7. Rod Stewart: "Every Picture Tells a Story" (Rod Stewart, Ron Wood) – 5:55
  8. The Seeds: "Mr. Farmer" (Sky Saxon) – 2:51
  9. The Allman Brothers Band: "One Way Out" (Live) (Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II) – 4:59
  10. Lynyrd Skynyrd: "Simple Man" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) – 5:56
  11. Led Zeppelin: "That's the Way" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 5:37
  12. Elton John: "Tiny Dancer" (John, Bernie Taupin) – 6:15
  13. Nancy Wilson: "Lucky Trumble" (Nancy Wilson) – 2:42
  14. David Bowie: "I'm Waiting for the Man" (Live) (Lou Reed) – 5:43
  15. Cat Stevens: "The Wind" (Stevens) – 1:40
  16. Clarence Carter: "Slip Away" (William Armstrong, Marcus Lewis Daniel, Wilbur Terrell) – 2:32
  17. Thunderclap Newman: "Something in the Air" (John Keen) – 3:54

Simon and Garfunkel are an American popular music duo comprised of Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... America, a Paul Simon song, was made popular by 1960s folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... It has been suggested that Bob Pridden be merged into this article or section. ... Sparks is an instrumental by The Who, which originally featured on the album Tommy (1969). ... Peter Dennis Blandford (Pete) Townshend (born May 19, 1945 in Chiswick, London), is an award winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer. ... Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA), is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Jon Anderson (born October 25, 1944) is an English musician, best known as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Feel Flows is a song written by Carl Wilson and Jack Rieley for the American pop band The Beach Boys. ... Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... Jack Rieley was the manager of the pop music group the Beach Boys during the early 1970s. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), is a Scottish / English singer born and raised in London. ... Every Picture Tells A Story is an album by Rod Stewart, first released in 1971. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), is a Scottish / English singer born and raised in London. ... Ronald David Ron Wood (born June 1, 1947 in Hillingdon, London) is an English rock guitarist and bassist best known as a member of The Rolling Stones, The Faces and The Jeff Beck Group. ... The Seeds were a 1960s rock and roll band whose raw and abrasive energy and simple, repetitive lyrics came to exemplify the garage rock style. ... Sky Saxon (real name Richard Marsh, born 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American rock and roll singer. ... The Allman Brothers Band is a band from Macon, Georgia, labeled by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the principal architects of Southern rock. ... Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues singer and guitarist. ... Sonny Boy Williamson, circa 1964 Aleck Rice Miller (December 5, 1899 - May 25, 1965), a. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lĕh-nérd skin-nérd) or (IPA pronunciation: ) is a U.S. Southern rock band, described by All Music Guides Stephen Thomas Erlewine as the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Gary Rossington (born December 4, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida) is a founding member and lead guitarist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... Ronnie Van Zant performing on stage Ronald Wayne Ronnie Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was the lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... Led Zeppelin were an English rock band who formed in 1968. ... Thats the Way is a song by the British band Led Zeppelin from their third album. ... James Patrick Jimmy Page, OBE (born 9th January 1944) is an English guitarist and record producer. ... Robert Anthony Plant (born August 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England) is the greatest English rock singer and songwriter, most famous for his membership in the rock band Led Zeppelin, but also for his successful solo career. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Tiny Dancer is a 1971 song by Elton John with lyrics by Bernie Taupin, which appears on Johns fifth album, Madman Across the Water. ... Bernie Taupin (born May 22, 1950) is an English lyricist famous for his collaboration with Elton John. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Nancy Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Nancy Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Im Waiting for the Man is a song by the American rock band The Velvet Underground. ... Lewis Allan Lou Reed[1] (born March 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Yusuf Islam [2] (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London) performed as Cat Stevens from 1966 to 1978. ... Clarence Carter (born 14 January 1936, Montgomery, Alabama) is a singer and musician. ... Thunderclap Newman is a late 1960s one-hit wonder from the United Kingdom (UK). ... Something In The Air was a UK #1 single for three weeks in July 1969 for Thunderclap Newman. ... John Speedy Keen was a member of the band Thunderclap Newman. ...

Personnel ("Stillwater")

  • Billy Crudup ("Russell Hammond") - lead guitar
  • Jason Lee ("Jeff Bebe") - lead singer
  • John Fedevich ("Ed Vallencourt") - drums
  • Mark Kozelek ("Larry Fellows") - bass guitar

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Personnel

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Additional music

Other music used in the film did not appear on the soundtrack album. As with the songs in the released soundtrack, they are usually snippets of a minute or less. The Chipmunks: "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" Brenton Wood: "The Oogum Boogum Song" Iggy and the Stooges: "Search and Destroy" Black Sabbath: "Paranoid" Jethro Tull "Teacher" Yes: "Roundabout" Joni Mitchell: "River" Black Sabbath: "Sweet Leaf" Pete Droge: "Small Time Blues" (Droge) Little Feat: "Easy to Slip" The Raspberries: "Go All the Way" Stillwater: "Hour of Need" The Guess Who: "Albert Flasher" Stillwater: "Love Thing" Neil Young and Crazy Horse: "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere" Fleetwood Mac: "Future Games" Deep Purple: "Burn" Stillwater: "You Had to Be There" Blodwyn Pig: "Dear Jill" Steely Dan: "Reelin' in the Years" MC5: "Looking at You" Stillwater: "Love Comes and Goes" The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" Free: "Wishing Well" Buddy Holly and the Crickets: "Peggy Sue" Elton John: "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: "The Cover of The Rolling Stone" (the correct title of the song but the incorrect name of the magazine) Stevie Wonder: "My Cherie Amour" Chicago: "Colour My World" (the correct (British) spelling of the fifth movement of "Ballet for a Girl in Buchannon", which is the incorrect spelling of Buckhannon) Neil Young and Crazy Horse: "Cortez the Killer" (the correct spelling of the song but the incorrect spelling of Hernán Cortés) Led Zeppelin: "The Rain Song" Led Zeppelin: "Bron-Yr-Aur" Led Zeppelin: "Tangerine" Led Zeppelin: "Misty Mountain Hop" Stillwater: "Chance Upon You" (only in Untitled director's cut) This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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My Cherie Amour is a 1969 soul classic by Motown singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. ... Chicago is a pop-rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. ... Ballet For A Girl In Buchannon (aka The Ballet and Make Me Smile Medley), a nearly thirteen-minute song cycle/suite from Chicagos 1970 album Chicago II, was the groups first attempt at a long-format multi-part work. ... Buckhannon is the only incorporated city in Upshur County, West Virginia and is located along the Buckhannon River. ... Cortez the Killer is a song by Neil Young from his 1975 album, Zuma. ... Hernán(do) Cortés Pizarro, 1st Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca (1485–December 2, 1547) was the conquistador who became famous for leading the military expedition that initiated the Spanish Conquest of Mexico. ... Led Zeppelin were an English rock band who formed in 1968. ... The Rain Song is a song from English rock band Led Zeppelins fifth album Houses of the Holy, released in 1973. ... 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Charts

Album

Year Chart Position
2000 The Billboard 200 43
2000 Billboard Top Internet Albums 8
2001 Billboard Top Soundtrack Albums 16

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Certifications

Organization Level Date
RIAA – USA Gold June 8, 2001

 
 

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