Goodfellas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Goodfellas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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Goodfellas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

For GOODFELLAS, his hard-hitting epic tracing the rise and fall of a Mafia henchman, director Martin Scorsese chose not to use original, traditional underscore,but rather chart the progression of narrative events through popular music. Tony Bennett's "Rags to Riches," Bobby Darin's "Beyond the Sea," and Billy Ward and His Dominoes' "Stardust" set the scene early in the picture, as the chief protagonist rises swiftly through the ranks. As the mounting pressure on the characters increases from cops and the FBI, the music reflects the film's increasingly frenzied tone with dynamic contributions from Muddy Waters ("Manish Boy") and Cream ("Sunshine of Your Love").

Product Details

Release Date: 10/01/1990
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678215223
catalogNumber: 82152
Rank: 34289

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cadillacs   Track Performer
Chantels   Track Performer
Cream   Track Performer
Bobby Darin   Track Performer
Aretha Franklin   Track Performer
Tony Bennett   Track Performer
Harptones   Track Performer
Moonglows   Track Performer
Derek & the Dominos   Track Performer
Muddy Waters   Track Performer
Shangri-Las   Track Performer
Billy Ward   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Jack Bruce   Composer
Johnny Winter   Producer
Charles Trénet   Composer
Jerry Ross   Composer
Richard Adler   Composer
Richard Barrett   Producer
Bo Diddley   Composer
Pete Brown   Composer
Leonard Chess   Producer
Phil Chess   Producer
Raoul Cita   Arranger
Eric Clapton   Composer
Derek & the Dominos   Arranger,Producer
Tom Dowd   Executive Producer
Ahmet Ertegun   Producer
Nesuhi Ertegun   Producer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Mel London   Composer
George "Shadow" Morton   Composer,Producer
Muddy Waters   Composer
Felix Pappalardi   Producer
Billy Ward   Producer
Hy Weiss   Producer
Jerry Wexler   Producer
Martin Scorsese   Executive Producer
Barbara DeFina   Executive Producer

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