Rob Sheffields’ Best Rock Movie Moments

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Rob Sheffield is one of my favorite writers and I love his books about popular music.  For Rolling Stone, he has created a gallery of the all-time best rock moments in movies, with irresistible clips from the “Wayne’s World” rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody” to John Cusack holding the boom box over his head to serenade Ione Skye with Peter Gabriel in “Say Anything” and “Tiny Dancer” in “Almost Famous.”  It’s a great mix of covers and originals, classics and should-be-classics.  But he should have included “Blackboard Jungle,” the first movie with a rock soundtrack.  And I don’t know how he left out my own all-time favorite, from “The Blues Brothers:”

 

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