Forrest Gump (soundtrack)

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Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released June 28, 1994 (U.S.)
Recorded 1952–1983
Genre Pop, rock, country, soul, psychedelic rock/pop, rock and roll, rockabilly
Length 96:14
Label Paramount, Epic Soundtrax

Forrest Gump is the soundtrack album based on the Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning film, Forrest Gump, and contains music from many well-known artists. The score, composed by Alan Silvestri, was released separately (as Forrest Gump – Original Motion Picture Score) on the same day. The album was reissued in 2001 with additional tracks.

Charts[edit]

The soundtrack jumped from #34 to #7 on the Billboard 200 albums chart on July 30, 1994. The next week on August 6, 1994, it moved from #7 to #3, staying there for one week. It reached its peak position of #2 on the charts on August 13, 1994, staying there for seven weeks until September 17, 1994, when it was displaced by the soundtrack of The Lion King. The Forrest Gump soundtrack dropped from the charts on October 15, 1994.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Hound Dog" performed by Elvis Presley – 2:16
  2. "Rebel Rouser" performed by Duane Eddy – 2:21
  3. "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do" performed by Clarence "Frogman" Henry – 2:18
  4. "Walk Right In" performed by The Rooftop Singers – 2:33
  5. "Land of 1000 Dances" performed by Wilson Pickett – 2:25
  6. "Blowin' in the Wind" performed by Joan Baez – 2:49
  7. "Fortunate Son" performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival – 2:18
  8. "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" performed by The Four Tops – 2:43
  9. "Respect" performed by Aretha Franklin – 2:27
  10. "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" performed by Bob Dylan – 4:35
  11. "Sloop John B" performed by The Beach Boys – 2:56
  12. "California Dreamin'" performed by The Mamas & the Papas – 2:39
  13. "For What It's Worth" performed by Buffalo Springfield – 2:38
  14. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" performed by Jackie DeShannon – 3:13
  15. "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" performed by The Doors – 2:38
  16. "Mrs. Robinson" performed by Simon & Garfunkel – 3:51

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Volunteers" performed by Jefferson Airplane – 2:04
  2. "Let's Get Together" performed by The Youngbloods – 4:36
  3. "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" performed by Scott McKenzie – 2:58
  4. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" performed by The Byrds – 3:54
  5. "Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" performed by The 5th Dimension – 4:48
  6. "Everybody's Talkin'" performed by Harry Nilsson – 2:44
  7. "Joy to the World" performed by Three Dog Night – 3:16
  8. "Stoned Love" performed by The Supremes – 2:59
  9. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" performed by B. J. Thomas – 3:00
  10. "Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)" performed by Randy Newman – 2:46
  11. "Sweet Home Alabama" performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd – 4:43
  12. "It Keeps You Runnin'" performed by The Doobie Brothers – 4:13
  13. "I've Got to Use My Imagination" performed by Gladys Knight & the Pips – 3:30
  14. "On the Road Again" performed by Willie Nelson – 2:29
  15. "Against the Wind" performed by Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band – 5:33
  16. "Forrest Gump Suite" composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri – 8:49

In August 2001, Epic released a Special Collector's Edition which added two tracks, "Running on Empty" and "Go Your Own Way", that are featured during the "Run Across America" sequence. They also remastered all the tracks. Disc 1's sequence remains the same while the new Disc 2 follows this:

  1. "Volunteers" – Jefferson Airplane – 2:05
  2. "Let's Get Together" – The Youngbloods – 4:37
  3. "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)" – Scott McKenzie – 2:59
  4. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" – The Byrds – 3:55
  5. "Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" – The 5th Dimension – 4:48
  6. "Everybody's Talkin'" – Harry Nilsson – 2:45
  7. "Joy to the World" – Three Dog Night – 3:16
  8. "Stoned Love" – The Supremes – 2:59
  9. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" – B. J. Thomas – 3:00
  10. "Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)" – Randy Newman – 2:46
  11. "Sweet Home Alabama" – Lynyrd Skynyrd – 4:44
  12. "Running on Empty" – Jackson Browne – 4:56 (additional track)
  13. "It Keeps You Runnin'" – The Doobie Brothers – 4:14
  14. "I've Got to Use My Imagination" – Gladys Knight & The Pips – 3:30
  15. "Go Your Own Way" – Fleetwood Mac – 3:40 (additional track)
  16. "On the Road Again" – Willie Nelson – 2:30
  17. "Against the Wind" – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – 5:33
  18. "Forrest Gump Suite" – Alan Silvestri – 8:50

Audio Cassette[edit]

The audio cassette release did not include the following tracks:

  1. "Walk Right In"
  2. "Land of 1000 Dances"
  3. "Blowin' in the Wind"
  4. "For What It's Worth"
  5. "Joy to the World"
  6. "Stoned Love"
  7. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"
  8. "Forrest Gump Suite"

Additional songs[edit]

Songs in the movie but not on the soundtrack include:

  1. "Lovesick Blues" – Hank Williams
  2. "Sugar Shack" – Jimmy Gilmer and The Fireballs
  3. "Hanky Panky" – Tommy James and The Shondells
  4. "All Along the Watchtower" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  5. "Soul Kitchen" – The Doors
  6. "Hello, I Love You" – The Doors
  7. "People Are Strange" – The Doors
  8. "Love Her Madly" – The Doors
  9. "Hey Joe" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  10. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" – Pete Seeger
  11. "Let's Work Together" – Canned Heat
  12. "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" – Tony Orlando & Dawn
  13. "Get Down Tonight" – KC & The Sunshine Band
  14. "Free Bird" – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  15. "Running on Empty" – Jackson Browne
  16. "Go Your Own Way" performed by Fleetwood Mac

John Lennon's song "Imagine" is mentioned in the film, but does not actually appear in it, therefore it is not on the soundtrack.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Preceded by
MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana
Wired World of Sports by The 12th Man
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
December 4–17, 1994
January 22–28, 1995
Succeeded by
Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
No Need to Argue by The Cranberries

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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