Original Soundtrack

Jerry Maguire

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A soundtrack with a definite classic rock leaning. The Who, Neil Young, Elvis, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen all have contributions represented here. The album starts out with a Who piece that makes good use of the Bo Diddley beat. An instrumental piece from His Name Is Alive follows. The Who make another appearance with the slower "Gettin' in Tune," and Elvis' "Pocketful of Rainbows," complete with laughing outtakes, allows a lighter moment. Neil Young's thumping "World on a String" kicks the energy back up some small amount, before some much lighter work, including Nancy Wilson's contributions specifically made for the movie and Bruce Springsteen's "Secret Garden." Paul McCartney's dual songs are presented afterwards, with a finale of Bob Dylan's "Shelter From the Storm." There's a definite leaning towards the classics of rock & roll here, though the softer side is presented in most cases. As such, it's nice for its coherence, as well as the alternate version of Dylan's song and the outtakes from Elvis.

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