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Encyclopedia > Forrest Gump (soundtrack)
Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack (Special Collector's Edition)
Soundtrack by Various Artists
Released June 28, 1994 (U.S.)
Recorded 1955–1983
Genre Pop/rock/country/soul
Length 96:14
Label Epic

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Track listing

Disc One

  1. "Hound Dog" performed by Elvis Presley – 2:16
  2. "Rebel Rouser" performed by Duane Eddy – 2:22
  3. "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do" performed by Clarence Frogman Henry – 2:18
  4. "Walk Right In" performed by The Rooftop Singers – 2:33
  5. "Land of 1000 Dances" performed by Wilson Pickett – 2:25
  6. "Blowin' in the Wind" performed by Joan Baez – 2:36
  7. "Fortunate Son" performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival – 2:18
  8. "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" performed by The Four Tops – 2:43
  9. "Respect" performed by Aretha Franklin – 2:27
  10. "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" performed by Bob Dylan – 4:35
  11. "Sloop John B" performed by Beach Boys – 2:56
  12. "California Dreamin'" performed by The Mamas & the Papas – 2:39
  13. "For What It's Worth" performed by Buffalo Springfield – 2:38
  14. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" performed by Jackie DeShannon – 3:13
  15. "Break on Through (To The Other Side)" performed by The Doors – 2:27
  16. "Mrs. Robinson" performed by Simon & Garfunkel – 3:51

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Disc Two

  1. "Volunteers" performed by Jefferson Airplane – 2:04
  2. "Let's Get Together" performed by The Youngbloods – 4:36
  3. "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" performed by Scott McKenzie – 2:58
  4. "Turn! Turn! Turn!" performed by The Byrds – 3:54
  5. "Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" performed by Fifth Dimension – 4:48
  6. "Everybody's Talkin'" performed by Harry Nilsson – 2:44
  7. "Joy to the World" performed by Three Dog Night – 3:16
  8. "Stoned Love" performed by The Supremes – 2:59
  9. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" performed by B.J. Thomas – 3:00
  10. "Mr. President" performed by Randy Newman – 2:46
  11. "Sweet Home Alabama" performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd – 4:43
  12. "It Keeps You Runnin'" performed by The Doobie Brothers – 4:13
  13. "I've Got to Use My Imagination" performed by Gladys Knight & the Pips – 3:30
  14. "On the Road Again" performed by Willie Nelson – 2:29
  15. "Against the Wind" performed by Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band – 5:33
  16. "Forrest Gump Suite" composed by Alan Silvestri – 8:49

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John Lennon's song "Imagine" is mentioned in the film, but does not actually appear in it, therefore it is not on the soundtrack. This page is about the rock band. ... Hello, I Love You is a song by The Doors from their 1968 album Waiting for the Sun, and was release as a single that same year. ... This page is about the rock band. ...   is an anthemic song by the American Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lÄ•h-nérd skin-nérd) (or IPA pronunciation: ) is a U.S. Southern rock band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Running on Empty is an 1977 song, written and performed by American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne. ... Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American rock music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, whose introspective lyrics made him one of the standouts in Southern Californias confessional singer-songwriter movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Hey Joe is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard, and as such has been performed in a multitude of musical styles. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Get Down Tonight is a song released in 1975 on the eponymous album by the disco group KC and the Sunshine Band. ... KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. ... Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie band that formed in Los Angeles in 1965. ... Tony Orlando and Dawn was a pop music group that was very popular in the 1970s. ... Go Your Own Way is a song written by Lindsey Buckingham and performed by Fleetwood Mac. ... This article is about the band. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Imagine is a utopian-themed song performed by John Lennon, which appears on his 1971 album, Imagine. ...


In August 2001, Epic released a Special Collector's Edition which added two tracks that are featured during the "Run Across America" sequence. They also remastered all the tracks. Disc 1's sequence remains the same while the new Disc 2 follows this:

  1. "Volunteers" – Jefferson Airplane – 2:05
  2. "Let's Get Together " – The Youngbloods – 4:37
  3. "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)" – Scott McKenzie – 2:59
  4. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)" – The Byrds – 3:55
  5. "Let The Sunshine In" – The Fifth Dimension – 4:48
  6. "Everybody's Talkin'" – Harry Nilsson – 2:45
  7. "Joy To The World" – Three Dog Night – 3:16
  8. "Stoned Love" – The Supremes – 2:59
  9. "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" – B.J. Thomas – 3:00
  10. "Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man)" – Randy Newman – 2:46
  11. "Sweet Home Alabama" – Lynyrd Skynyrd – 4:44
  12. "Running On Empty" – Jackson Browne – 4:56
  13. "It Keeps You Running" – The Doobie Brothers – 4:14
  14. "I've Got To Use My Imagination" – Gladys Knight & The Pips – 3:30
  15. "Go Your Own Way" – Fleetwood Mac – 3:40
  16. "On The Road Again" – Willie Nelson – 2:30
  17. "Against The Wind" – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – 5:33
  18. "Forrest Gump Suite" – Alan Silvestri – 8:50

 
 

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