They are all over movies, TV shows, and commercials. Songs that someone poured their heart and soul into and you don’t even know the name.
Check out Jack’s list of 15 songs that you have definitely heard but you probably don’t know the name.
You know it as: “The Chips-Ahoy! Theme” and The Mask
Actual title: “Sing! Sing! Sing! by Benny Goodman
You know it as: That “doo-doo-doo” song.
Actual title: “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega
You know it as: That song from every single ’80s movie.
Actual title: “Oh Yeah” by Yello
You know it as: The song cartoons always wake up to.
Actual title: “Morning Mood” by Edvard Grieg
You know it as: The “Austin Powers” theme.
Actual title: “Soul Bossa Nova” by Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
You know it as: “The beer song.”
Actual title: “Les Toreadors” by Georges Bizet
(starts at 38 seconds)
You know it as: That song played at every NHL game.
Actual title: “Zombie Nation” by Kernkraft 400
You know it as: That song from any intense movie scene, or just “Apocalypse Now.”
Actual title: “Ride of the Valkyries” by Richard Wagner
You know it as: That song in almost every Christmas movie.
Actual title: “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” by P.I. Tchaikovsky
You know it as: The that stereotypical “old-school hip-hop” song
Actual title: “Let Me Clear My Throat” by DJ Kool
(Starts at 2:10)
You know it as: That song Bugs Bunny likes to play.
Actual title: “The Barber Of Seville – Overture” by Gioachino Rossini
You know it as: That song from “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” or from The Simpsons.
Actual title: “Sabre Dance” by Aram Khachaturian
You know it as: The opening music to “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Actual title: “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss
(Starts at :55)
You know it as: That song from way too many movies. Most recently “The Social Network.”
Actual title: “In the Hall of the Mountain King” by Edvard Grieg
You know it as: The Tetris theme song
Actual title: Korobeiniki, a traditional Russian folk song
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