Limited double 180 gram audiophile vinyl LP pressing with printed inner sleeve. Comes housed in a PVC protective sleeve. The soundtrack to Academy Award and Golden Globe winning film Forrest Gump contains music from many well-known artists. The soundtrack peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in 1994, and stayed there for seven weeks. The surprise hit of the 1994 summer movie season traces the life of a half-wit through the major historical events of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. The soundtrack is a travelogue of the same period, from Elvis Presley's 1956 hit 'Hound Dog' to Bob Seger's 1980 hit 'Against the Wind'. Like the movie, the soundtrack to Forrest Gump succeeds at repackaging the familiar - in the film, we revisit everything from desegregation and the Vietnam War to the self-centered trends of the 1970s and on the soundtrack we hear the accompanying hits.
Track List: 1.1 Elvis Presley - Hound Dog - Elvis Presley 1.2 Duane Eddy - Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy 1.3 Clarence 'Frogman' Henry - (I Don't Know Why) But I Do - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry 1.4 The Roof Top Singers - Walk Right in - the Rooftop Singers 1.5 Wilson Pickett - Land of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett 1.6 Joan Baez - Blowin' in the Wind - Joan Baez 1.7 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival 1.8 The Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - the Four Tops 1.9 Aretha Franklin - Respect - Aretha Franklin 1.10 Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 ; 35 - Bob Dylan 1.11 The Beach Boys - Sloop John B. - the Beach Boys 1.12 The Mamas ; the Papas - California Dreamin' - the Mamas ; the Papas 1.13 Buffalo Springfield - for What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield 1.14 Jackie Deshannon - What the World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie Deshannon 1.15 The Doors - Break on Through (To the Other Side) - the Doors 1.16 Simon ; Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson - Simon ; Garfunkel 1.17 Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane 2.1 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd 2.2 The Doobie Brothers - It Keeps You Runnin' - the Doobie Brothers 2.3 Gladys Knight ; the Pips - I've Got to Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight ; the Pips 2.4 Willie Nelson - on the Road Again - Willie Nelson 2.5 Bob Seger ; the Silver Bullet Band - Against the Wind - Bob Seger ; the Silver Bullet Band 2.6 Alan Silvestri - Forrest Gump Suite - Alan Silvestri 2.7 The Youngbloods - Let's Get Together - the Youngbloods 2.8 Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie 2.9 The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) - the Byrds 2.10 The Fifth Dimension - Aquarius / Let the Sunshine in (The Flesh Failures) - the Fifth Dimension 2.11 Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin' (From 'Midnight Cowboy') - Harry Nilsson 2.12 Three Dog Night - Joy to the World - Three Dog Night 2.13 The Supremes - Stoned Love - the Supremes 2.14 B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head - B.J. Thomas 2.15 Randy Newman - Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man) - Randy Newman