Ever noticed some of those songs that frequent the big screen? Well, we’ve narrowed down the songs that were used in countless scenes and opening lines.
Check out these top three songs must use in movies and television.
#3 The Beegees – Stayin’Alive
Famously known for its tune on Saturday Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive is one of the most recognized songs in cinema history. The tune is often played when characters strut down the streets with style. You can hear the song being featured in iconic films such as Naked Hun, Honey I Blew Up the Kid, Baby Geniuses, Glee and Sherlock.
#2 George Thorogood and the Destroyers – Bad to the bone
As the title suggests, this song is meant for serious bad boys and girls you don’t want to mess with. One of the most famous films that play this song is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Its upbeat tone lets viewers feel the impact of the characters. You can also hear this song play in films and series that include: Hawaii Five-O, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, and 3,000 Miles to Graceland.
#1 Steppenwolf – Born to Be Wild
No matter how old you are, Born to be Wild is a hit song for nearly all genres. This song is even considered as the go-to song for road trips and parties and it is easy to see why. The fun, catchy tune builds up in your head and works best for hitting the highway. The hit song has been used in more than 100 films and TV series with no sign of stopping. You can hear this song in movies including Borat, Problem Child, Six Feet under, Las Vegas, One Crazy Summer, and Wild America.
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