Rain Man Soundtrack

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 11 songs that can be heard in the movie “Rain Man”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.

All 11 songs featured in “Rain Man”:

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"Iko Iko" by The Belle Stars
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Opening credits. Sports cars are unloaded of a ship as Charlie watches.
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"Scatterlings of Africa" by Johnny Clegg & Savuka
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Charlie and Susanna ride in the car towards the hotel. She complains that he isn't talking. Lenny calls and tells him his father has died.
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"Lonely Avenue" by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover
Timestamp: 0:41 | Scene: Plays on the car radio as Ray recites the radio station jingle.
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"Dry Bones" by The Delta Rhythm Boys
Timestamp: 1:05 | Scene: Charlie and Ray drive through the night. Charlie finds his credit card declined when they try to check into a motel. The drive up to the apartment.
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"Beyond the Blue Horizon" by Lou Christie
Timestamp: 1:17 | Scene: Charlie calls the office to find that the buyers are demanding their money back. He goes mental in a field. Charlie and Ray drive in the car past some mountains and stop at a store to put suntan lotion on Ray.
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"Star Dust" by Rob Wasserman with Aaron Neville
Timestamp: 1:19 | Scene: Ray and Charlie drive through Las Vegas at night. They listen to a sports game as they drive down the strip.
"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers" by Bob Luman
Timestamp: 1:20 | Scene: Plays in the cafe with Charlie and Ray. Ray correctly identifies the code of the song on the jukebox. Charlie tests him and he gets the rest correct.
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"Wishful Thinking" by Jocko Marcellino
Timestamp: 1:30 | Scene: Ray and Charlie sit at the bar and talk about their winnings. Charlie goes to the toilet and Iris talks to Ray.
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"At Last" by Etta James
Timestamp: 1:35 | Scene: Charlie shows Ray how to dance in the hotel room.
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"They Can't Take That Away From Me" by B.B. King
Timestamp: 1:40 | Scene: Plays in the elevator as Susanna dances with Ray.
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"Nathan Jones" by Bananarama
Timestamp: 1:46 | Scene: Charlie gets a call from Dr Bruner about the meeting. Ray dances to the song.
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What’s the movie about?
The father of selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt leaves a fortune to his gifted brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel across the country.

1 thought on “Rain Man Soundtrack”

  1. They can’t take that away from me was not BB King, not sure what orchestra but it wasn’t the king of the blues.
    They also play an instrumental version of it during Ray’s “driving slowly” scene.


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