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First Movie SONG That Comes to Mind

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Your Mother  (hilariously sung by ZaSu Pitts in "Sing and Like It")

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"I'm Past My Prime" sung by Leslie Parrish (with Stubby Kaye) in Li'l Abner (1959)

 

Next: Sung by a fat man

 

 

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Here's Betty Hutton's hilarious and fast song "I Can't Stop Talking About Him"

 

 

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another fast talking song

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Subterranean Homesick Blues from Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back (1967)  

next--sung by actor in film, and by same actor in a play

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Goodnight, My Someone  (Robert Preston in "The Music Man")

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"The Bowery" -- The Bowery (1933)

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Back Home in Indiana  (nightclub scene in "Remember the Night")

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THis one was on TCM recently and I forgot it was from this movie -- "One For My Baby (and one more for the road)" introduced by Fred Astaire in THE SKY'S THE LIMIT

 

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another song with "one" in the title

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"One, I Love You" sung by Henry Gibson and Ronee Blakley in Nashville

 

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I love the awesome jazzy score to THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM :)

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music/song that also got a Saul Bass title sequence

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Vertigo-- Bernard Herrmann's score is my favorite film score.

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One of the critically acclaimed best all-time classic film scores

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The incredible score to LAWRENCE OF ARABIA which AFI called the #3 greatest film score of all time (after the obvious STAR WARS and GWTW)

 

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song by Mack Gordon (other than You'll Never Know)

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"It's Just a New Spanish Custom" sung and danced rather wildly by Ethel Merman and Leon Errol -- We're not Dressing (1934)

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"Hello Ma Baby" used in many films such as THE STORY OF WILL ROGERS, but most of us know it from the classic WB cartoon ONE FROGGY EVENING

 

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song used in another biopic

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"I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard" -- Reds (1981)

 

 

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One for My Baby, in the film it was originally written for, The Sky's the Limit  (with some great 'bar tap' from Astaire)

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