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Music from Ghostbusters the Movie

Updated on July 7, 2016

First things first. I still have this on cassette. Not CD or MP3. Yes world I am showing my age again. And no kids it is not on 8-Track like some of my other music.

A flash to the past:

Here is where I get to take you back a few years. Like into the 80's when I was still in college and had a Walkman that played my cassettes for me. The nice thing was it had the ability of continuous play which meant I did not have to flip the tape to continue listening. The down side to this is that I would fall asleep and the batteries would burn out on a regular basis. In the good news the roommate would come in and sometimes turn it off. Or crank up the volume to get me to do it. For me this was a whole semester long thing. Meaning every night I would go to sleep listening to it. My MP3 player will turn off after a half hour. Why not the Walkman? Oh well...


The music

First of all the same roommate and I were on the college radio station. This meant back then I could queue up my cassettes and play the songs I wanted. In this case it was track # 5 I Can Wait Forever by Air Supply. Probably my favorite of all the songs from the Ghostbuster Sound Track. I admit that the title song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr got more air time, but not on my show. And since I was the one opening on Saturday's mornings what I wanted to play was my choice. I would sometimes get requests but again it was my call on when the songs played. And just using a short sound bite of "Who ya gonna call" was a lead into, "The lines are open call in and make a request!" The second radio station I worked at did not have a cassette player ready so no more using my own cassettes. They still had the turn tables so I was able to bring my 45's and play them. But still a loss of great music to share.

Its interesting how you don't tend to listen to some songs until you find your old collection. So knowing that these are from the 80's I am suggesting that all you go and check your collections or your parents collections. Actually go check any that you can get your hands on and pull out the older music. You maybe surprised at what you hear. Trust me our middle child has taken a liking to Frank Sinatra that he found at a local thrift store.

Ghostbusters sound track on Amazon

July 7, 2016 update. Two things to know. First this album has been added to the Amazon Prime music list. This means that if you are a prime member you can add this album to your account and listen to it any time you want to in your online account. If you want to listen to it any other time it is currently in the $5 MP3 album section. So purchase and download to your system. Not sure when this will change but until it does its good to know.

The Sound Track
The Sound Track

All the songs on this Album

Track 1 – Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr

Track 2 – Cleanin' Up The Town – The Bus Boys

Track 3 – Savin' The Day – Alessi Brothers

Track 4 - In The Name Of Love - Thompson Twin

Track 5 - I Can Wait Forever - Air Supply

Track 6 – Hot Night – Laura Branigan

Track 7 – Magic – Nick Smiley

Track 8 – Main Title Theme (Ghostbusters) – Elmer Bernstein

Track 9 – Dana's Theme -

Track 10 – Ghostbusters (Instrumental Version) Ray Parker Jr

Track 11 - Disco Inferno - The Trammps

Track 12 - Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr

You came here for the music! So here are a few videos to preview and encourage you.

Track 1 - Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr

Track 4 - In The Name Of Love - Thompson Twin

Track 5 - I Can Wait Forever - Air Supply

Track 11 - Disco Inferno - The Trammps

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters

Thompson Twin - In The Name Of Love

Air Supply - I Can Wait Forever

The Trammps - Disco Inferno

Here are a few more thing for you to use while listening to your music.

Ghostbusters Wall Graphic Decal Sticker 25" x 22"
Ghostbusters Wall Graphic Decal Sticker 25" x 22"

If the music is not enough to draw your attention to the Ghostbusters. Then how about a little something for over your sound system.


Ghostbusters No Ghost Logo Mug

I myself tend to drink tea or cocoa while listening to music. This somehow fits nicely with that, don't you think?

In the good news you don't have to call Gostbuster's to leave a comment. Just start typing.

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    • PaigSr profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from State of Confusion

      @Team Wiseman - Glad you were able to find something you enjoyed. And yes I am very familiar with toons that get stuck in your head. I had one at work that was there for several years. Also glad you are willing to share what you have enjoyed.

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      Team Wiseman 

      3 years ago

      What a flashback! That song stays catchy to everyone else too, ..right? Well, umm, anyways this article is so cool and a great example of why we like to write here on Hubpages, Freedom to Choose from almost any topic.

      Thank You PaigSr, this article is Awesome and gets a Thumb Up! Also gonna share it with quite a few folks. We're sure they will enjoy your hub as much as we did. Another Inspiring Read!! Bravo

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 

      4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      "I ain't afraid of no ghosts.."....I've always loved this line, ha, ha! Good review!

    • PaigSr profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from State of Confusion

      @shay-marie: Thank you I am glad you enjoyed it.

    • shay-marie profile image

      Shay Marie 

      4 years ago from Southern California

      Love it Love it Love it. Such a great review!


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