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American Graffiti Soundtrack album for sale was released Jun 22, 1993 on the MCA (USA) label. Digitally remastered from the original master tapes by Bill Inglot and Dan Hersch at Digiprep, Hollywood, California. American Graffiti Soundtrack songs The soundtrack to the George Lucas film about teenage life in a small California town in the early '60s was probably the best thing about the movie, featuring several dozen outstanding early rock & roll hits. There's nothing terribly obscure here -- in fact, most of these were big smashes -- but it's a good survey of rock's early days, ranging from superstars like Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, and the Beach Boys to great one-shots like the Monotones, the Tempos, and Buster Brown. American Graffiti Soundtrack CD music is a 2-disc set with 41 songs. ...See Full Description
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||IT'S A GAS!|
When you listen to the countless tracks from the soundtrack to "American Graffiti," you go back into time once again to a place that does not exist nowadays... you hear the late,great Wolfman Jack,the sounds of the '50's and beg for more after listening to all of the unique and obscure,and hard to find tracks... It is Rock and Roll history plain and simple,and is a must for any fan of the genre,who is looking for the consumate collection... It will be a treasure for years to come!
By richardat50 (van nuys,ca.usa)
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I love the music from this time period (early 60's).
By Mike (Maryville, TN, USA)
In the simplist terms, this is essential music to own. American Graffiti showcased the era of the rock and roll renaissance.
By a reviewer (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
The most influential soundtrack of my youth. I missed this era but I did not miss having a '66 Chevy with the soundtrack to this movie playing day and night in it.
By a reviewer (Enfield CT)
||Rocken to the oldies|
I purchased this as a gift for my dad. American Graffiti is one of his all time favorite movies he tortured us kids with growing up. I just gave him the music this weekend and he absolutely LOVED it.
By aqu4444 (Hampton, VA, USA)
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|CD Universe Part number||1103313|
|Release Date||Jun 22, 1993|
|Recording Time||100 minutes|
|Additional Info||Original Soundtrack|
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