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Almost Famous Soundtrack

Updated on August 29, 2015

Music from one of the greatest Rock and Roll movies ever!

Here is a list of the songs from the soundtrack to Almost Famous.

I love music.

I love Rolling Stone.

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= I love Almost Famous.

This movie is about a young guy who dreams of being a music journalist. He ends up going on tour with the band Stillwater and writing piece for Rolling Stone magazine. The journey he takes makes an amazing movie. The music played in the background makes it even better. As far as I'm concerned, this soundtrack is compiled of some of the greatest songs ever created.

Almost Famous is my favorite movie. No question.

Have You Seen Almost Famous?

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Almost Famous: The Movie

Almost Famous is a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama by Cameron Crowe that was released in 2000. It's about a teenage journalist writer who follows a 70's rock band named Stillwater around to gain insight for his piece in Rolling Stone.

The film stars Patrick Fugit, Frances McDormand, Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Almost Famous received four Oscar nominations; Crowe won one for best original screenplay. It also earned the 2001 Grammy Award Best Compilation Soundtrack Album.

The Cast!

The Cast!
The Cast!

Song List

1. America - Simon and Garfunkel

2. Sparks - The Who

3. It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference - Todd Rundgren

4. I've Seen All Good People: Your Move - Yes

5. Feel Flows - The Beach Boys

6. Fever Dog - Stillwater

7. Every Picture Tells A Story - Rod Stewart

8. Mr. Farmer - The Seeds

9. One Way Out - The Allman Brothers Band

10. Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd

11. That's The Way - Led Zeppelin

12. Tiny Dancer - Elton John

13. Lucky Trumble - Nancy Wilson

14. I'm Waiting For The Man - David Bowie

15. The Wind - Cat Stevens

16. Slip Away - Clarence Carter

17. Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman

Almost Famous Soundtrack Chart Performance

Year
Chart
Position
2000
Billboard 200
43
2000
Billboard Top Internet Albums
8
2001
Billboard Top Soundtrack Albums
16

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Almost Famous: The Music

The soundtrack features music by iconic bands like Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Allman Brothers Band.

There are also quite a number of songs from the movie that are not on the soundtrack, most of them only played for less than a minute in the movie.

  • The Who: "Sparks" (from Live at Leeds)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)"
  • Brenton Wood: "The Oogum Boogum Song"
  • The Stooges: "Search and Destroy"
  • Black Sabbath: "Paranoid"
  • Jethro Tull "Teacher"
  • Yes: "Roundabout"
  • Joni Mitchell: "River"
  • Elton John: "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  • Black Sabbath: "Sweet Leaf"
  • Nancy Wilson: "Cabin in the Air"[3]
  • Pete Droge: "Small Time Blues" (Droge)
  • Little Feat: "Easy to Slip"
  • Raspberries: "Go All the Way"
  • Stillwater: "Hour of Need"
  • The Guess Who: "Albert Flasher"
  • Stillwater: "Love Thing"
  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse: "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere"
  • Fleetwood Mac: "Future Games"
  • Deep Purple: "Burn"
  • Stillwater: "You Had to Be There"
  • Blodwyn Pig: "Dear Jill"
  • Steely Dan: "Reelin' in the Years"
  • MC5: "Looking at You"
  • Stillwater: "Love Comes and Goes"
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
  • Free: "Wishing Well"
  • Buddy Holly and The Crickets: "Peggy Sue"
  • Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: "The Cover of The Rolling Stone"
  • Elton John: "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  • Stevie Wonder: "My Cherie Amour"
  • Chicago: "Colour My World"
  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse: "Cortez the Killer"
  • Led Zeppelin: "The Rain Song"
  • Led Zeppelin: "Bron-Yr-Aur"
  • Led Zeppelin: "Tangerine"
  • Led Zeppelin: "Misty Mountain Hop"
  • Cat Stevens: "Moonshadow"
  • Stillwater: "Chance Upon You" (only in Untitled director's cut)

(Song List Credit: Wikipedia)

My Favorite Scene - The Tiny Dancer Bus Scene!

Have you seen Almost Famous? What did you think? Love the soundtrack? Tell me!

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      RaintreeAnnie 2 years ago from UK

      The music listed here is great! I think I best go find the movie :)

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      AngryBaker 5 years ago

      I loved the movie... love the music

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      Alicia 5 years ago from New York

      @JoshK47: Mine too! Thanks so much for stopping by, I'm really glad you like my lens!

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      Alicia 5 years ago from New York

      @budgetgeek: Exactly! Man now I want to watch it again. Good thing I have the DVD! lol Thanks for stopping by and I'm glad you commented.

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      budgetgeek 5 years ago

      I absolutely love the scene where they all break out "Tiny Dancer"! Classic scene from an amazing movie!

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Definitely in my top movies of all time list - great stuff. Thanks for sharing this lens!

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      Alicia 6 years ago from New York

      @TheGutterMonkey: I agree, simply amazing. Thanks for checking out my lens!

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      The Gutter Monkey 6 years ago

      The music of Almost Famous really is some of the best stuff I've ever heard. The Tiny Dancer scene was amazing.

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      Alicia 6 years ago from New York

      @ZablonMukuba: Thanks so much for stopping by! It's my favorite movie. :)

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      ZablonMukuba 6 years ago

      this is a cool lens, i loved this movie