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Pick a theme song

Discussion in '11/22/63' started by RichardX, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. RichardX

    RichardX Well-Known Member

    I'm going with "Family Snapshot" by Peter Gabriel. A great song about the JFK assassination that captures Oswald's motivation, the act of violence as a modern media event that we still live with and finally the sad, lonely figure of Oswald himself.
     
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  2. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ..."White Rabbit"....Jefferson Airplane...
     
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  3. RichardX

    RichardX Well-Known Member

    I probably should have included the link. The Peter Gabriel song captures this event as well as any. A bit eerie given it's largely from the perspective of Oswald with the ending even making him appear to be a sad and pathetic figure despite all the harm he unleashed:

     
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  4. Chazel1972

    Chazel1972 Well-Known Member

    Honky Tonk Woman (still one of my fav. parts of the book). I hope like heck that "scene" makes it into the miniseries.
     
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  5. mjs9153

    mjs9153 Peripherally known member..

     
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  6. mjs9153

    mjs9153 Peripherally known member..

    haha..oh well..seriously though,the who..
     
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  7. Doc Creed

    Doc Creed Well-Known Member

    Life In a Northern Town...not just for the oblique reference to the Kennedy assassination but for overall mood and implications. Dallas isn't a northern town, I know. Second runner up: All Through the Night by Cyndi Lauper, "we have no past, we won't reach back, keep with me forward all through the night...until it ends, there is no end."
     
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  8. chief4db

    chief4db When it doubt, run!

    In the year 2525. Fo so
     
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  9. RichardX

    RichardX Well-Known Member

    The video goes nicely with 11.22.63 theme:
     
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  10. Dynamo

    Dynamo Well-Known Member



    From the movie Jake didn't pay close enough attention to.
     
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