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Feb 23, 2013 11:16AM
WRONG...the true genius composers for film were guys like Bernard Herrmann and Max Steiner...not pop rock!
Feb 23, 2013 10:52AM
What about Nick Urata from Devotchka. "Little Miss Sunshine" plus he composed twelve other movies (Including "Crazy Stupid Love", and "I Love you Phillip Morris").
Feb 23, 2013 9:28AM
Mr Watson, "Not Fade Away" was originally a Buddy Holly hit, maybe that's why.
Feb 23, 2013 10:04AM
Creating an original soundtrack(Into the Wild). Contributing original music to such varied movies as Singles, Eat, Pray Love and Big Fish. Oh yeah...contributing a couple of great songs to Dead Man Walking including a duet with the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan..Really? No Eddie Vedder? Pretty weak. Pretty Serious omission there.
Feb 23, 2013 12:43PM

Most of these so called pop stars can't even read music


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From the stage to the cinema

Rock musicians apply their talents to film

By Michael Shilling
Special to MSN Music

While John Williams, Ennio Morricone and other classically trained composers still handle the bulk of the music we hear in films, popular musicians are increasingly putting their mark on the ... more