Grease is the original motion picture soundtrack for the 1978 film Grease originally released by RSO Records. The song "You're the One That I Want" was a US and UK #1 for stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. To date, it has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling soundtrack albums of all time.
World premiere 2-CD release of complete Jerry Goldsmith soundtrack to Russall Mulcahy film with Alec Baldwin as famed and flawed crime fighter, co-starring John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Ian McKellen, Peter Boyle. Dark, edged action plus stunning period design inspire Goldsmith to create one of his most involved, exciting (and longest) scores of his later career. Powerful French horn main theme imposes but is mere stepping stone to ferocious action music, mysterious ideas, tender love theme. Latter melody is especially pretty on piano, amongst composer's most beautiful - and barely heard from on original 1994 album.
Jean-Claude Petit is a French composer and arranger, born in Vaires-sur-Marne. After accompanying jazzmen in his childhood, Petit went to the Conservatoire de Paris, where he studied harmony and counterpoint. He did the string arrangements for Mink DeVille's Le Chat Bleu album, as well as orchestrating the backing parts to some French pop singles in the mid-to-late 1960s, including those of Erick Saint-Laurent and yé-yé girls Christine Pilzer and Monique Thubert…
The Top Gun soundtrack is one of the most popular soundtracks to date, reaching 9x Platinum certification and #1 on The Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart for five nonconsecutive weeks in the summer and fall of 1986. Reissue of the 1986 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with 5 bonus tracks. All the Hits + 5 bonus tracks, complete lyrics, addt'l photos, new notes, digital mastering.