Written in Ink
Written in Ink

News of Tom Laughlin's passing naturally evokes mention of the Billy Jack theme song. This got me to thinking what other songs when you hear them, you think of a movie or when you think of the movie, you think of the song.

Starting with Coven's "One Tin Soldier", there was Billy Jack.

Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me" makes me think of Toy Story.

This Rose Royce hit makes me think of working at the Car Wash.

Whenever I hear "Staying Alive", I think of that prance from John Travolta.

Off the top of my head, there is also the opening to the Sound of Music, Prince's "Purple Rain" and "White Christmas" from Holiday Inn. What other song and movie combinations work that way? Where, when you hear one, you involuntarily think of the other? If anyone has any suggestions, feel free to add them in the comments.


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