Songs, Those Crazy Songs

Ok, you’ve probably already seen this list from McSweeney’s, entitled Possible Follow-Up Songs for One-Hit Wonders (if not, go and then come back, mmkay?).

But I’ve been thinking of another sort of list. Not-Quite-Actual Songs That Should Have Been on the Soundtracks of Actual Films. This actually happened, when Albert Brooks convinced Simon and Garfunkel to change the lyrics to “Mrs. Robinson” for inclusion in his film, Mother (1996). Here’s a start:

3 thoughts on “Songs, Those Crazy Songs”

  1. Change the jazz standard “Our Love Is Here to Stay” to “Your Mother’s Here to Stay” which should work as a number for, I would think, many, many movies.

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