Soundtrack: Argo

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 9 songs that can be heard in the drama film “Argo”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.

All 9 songs featured in “Argo”:

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March to the Dead City - Leonard Rosenman
Scene: Tony talks to his son on the phone. Both are watching Planet of the Apes.
Hip Hug-Her - Booker T. & The M.G.’s
Scene: John Chambers runs into the movie set.
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Little T and A - The Rolling Stones
Scene: Tony flies to Los Angeles to meet John.
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Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
Scene: Tony and Lester leave the film studio.
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Dance the Night Away - Van Halen
Scene: Everyone appears in a costume at the party for the planned "movie".
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When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
Scene: One of the hostages plays the song on his tape recorder.
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Hace Tuto Guagua - Familion
Scene: Can be heard at the end of the film. It also runs in the credits.
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Upside Down - Mark Isham
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What’s the movie about?
The film is about a hostage-taking that began in Iran on November 4, 1979. Within the Islamic Revolution, Iranian students, while occupying the American embassy, detained 52 US diplomats for 444 days.

2 thoughts on “Soundtrack: Argo”

  1. The scene where the van passes a burning lorry. It is the night before the group are to flee. It is a slow air played on the traditional Irish pipes, the uillean pipes. What is the name of the piece?


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