Soundtrack: Hillbilly Elegy

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 12 songs that can be heard in the Netflix movie “Hillbilly Elegy”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.

All 12 songs featured in “Hillbilly Elegy”:

Song:Listen on:
Divertimento No. 10 in F Major, K.247 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Timestamp: 0:14 | Scene: Song can be heard in background quietly. J.D. Vance speaks with Philipp Roseman.
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I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
Timestamp: 0:22 | Scene: Flashback: J.D. paints Easter eggs with his mother.
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Bound For The Floor - Local H
Timestamp: 0:28 | Scene: J.D. and his mother leave the supermarket. They get into the car and drive home. Bev stole some baseball cards for her son.
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Circle In The Sand - Belinda Carlisle
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: J.D. runs away from his mother. Song can be heard very quietly in the background.
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Cruel Summer - Bananarama
Timestamp: 0:46 | Scene: Bev drives through the hospital on roller skates.
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Don't Stop (Color On The Walls) - Foster The People
Timestamp: 0:51 | Scene: J.D. is trying to get medical accommodations for his mother. He talks to his sister. The children play in the background.
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My Boo (Hitman's Club Remix) - Ghost Town DJs
Timestamp: 1:06 | Scene: Bev packs J.D.'s belongings out of the car.
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Metal On Metal - Anvil
Timestamp: 1:14 | Scene: J.D. leaves the school. In his new home some teenagers take drugs.
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Sunny Day - Joy Williams
Timestamp: 1:24 | Scene: J.D. talks to Lindsay at the shoe store.
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Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Timestamp: 1:28 | Scene: J.D. is in an electronics store. He's trying to steal a calculator.
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Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Timestamp: 1:31 | Scene: At night. J.D. drives his mother to a motel.
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Wind of Change - Fritz and The Tantrums
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The original soundtrack of “Hillbilly Elegy” contains 11 songs and was written by the film composers “David Fleming” and “Hans Zimmer”.

Transformation (End Titles)4:57
Kentucky 19972:45
We Respect Our Dead2:44
Old Wounds5:44
Steel In Our Veins4:35
Album Length: 42:01

What’s the movie about?
One phone call brings a law student from Yale back to his hometown in Ohio. There he has to deal with his family history and his future.

2 thoughts on “Soundtrack: Hillbilly Elegy”

  1. song when J.D.’s life flashes through his mind at the motel and he decides to run for the interview so he can financially support the family?
    I can hear percussions, checked the original soundtrack album but couldn’t find that one song.


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