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I didn't know whether to post this song here or in the "film songs" thread.

 

From the movie *Less Than Zero* (which I haven't seen in its entirety; it was less than enjoyable). I think that the Bangles do a much better job with this song than Simon & Garfunkel (said by a diehard S&G fan).

 

"Hazy Shade of Winter":

 

 

 

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I used to have the vinyl album of this song, which had multiple versions. One of the versions was this same song played backwards. It sounded strange, of course, but it was creepy and weird and cool!

 

I think even that version is better than what Debbie Boone could have done with it. ;) I had a fleeting thought to post "You Light Up My Life" here, but it was too painful - I just couldn't....!

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With the use of standing recordings in movies substituting for soundtracks the songs get a second life. While the composers of original soundtrack HATE this for good reason, there are some movies where I love it, for it connects me to a song I had almost forgotten.

 

Also, I would not have heard this fellow otherwise:

 

My favorite song from WHEN HARRY MET SALLY:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aI7-BIzqFM

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You must have missed my earlier tribute, darkblue. Several weeks ago, now. These guys kept the tradition of the troubadour going, even after they parted.

 

The Boxer:

 

 

 

For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her:

 

 

 

 

And my personal favorite:

 

 

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