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Beyond The Soundtrack: 'Silver Lingings Playbook' Includes Music From Led Zeppelin, The White Stripes, Bruno Mars & More

The Playlist By Edward Davis | The Playlist November 19, 2012 at 1:52PM

Music rights are complicated, and as such, often official soundtrack releases don't include all the songs that are featured in a film. And so it goes for David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook." While the official disc runs fourteen tracks and includes key tunes by Stevie Wonder, Dave Brubeck, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and more, the movie features even more.
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Silver Linings Playbook, Cooper, Lawrence

Music rights are complicated, and as such, often official soundtrack releases don't include all the songs that are featured in a film. And so it goes for David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook." While the official disc runs fourteen tracks and includes key tunes by Stevie Wonder, Dave Brubeck, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and more, the movie features even more.

Ranging from rock 'n roll offerings from Led Zeppelin and The White Stripes, to classic tunes from Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra and more, the film has a pretty varied musical backdrop. And it nicely plays against the up-and-down relationship of its lead characters, played winningly by Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, that seems go from tentative friendship to something more, all while their families offer cautious support.

As you might already know, this is a movie we really loved, and if it comes near you this holiday weekend, seek it out. Full list of songs below. 

"My Cherie Amour" - Stevie Wonder
"Hustle & Cuss” - The Dead Weather
“Do I Love You” - Ella Fitzgerald
“Brahms’s Lullaby” - Johannes Brahms
“What Is And What Should Never Be” - Led Zeppelin
“Unsquare Dance” - Dave Brubeck
“The Moon of Manakoora” - Les Paul & Mary Ford
“Monster Mash” - Crabcorbs
“Goodnight Moon” - Shirvaree
“Now I’m A Fool” - Eagles Of Death Metal
“Girl From The North Country” - Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash
“Don’t Your Worry ‘Bout A Thing” - Stevie Wonder
“Runaway Baby” - Bruno Mars
“Eagles’ Victory Song” - Charles Borrelli & Roger Courtland
“Hello Operator” - The White Stripes
“Hey Big Brother” - Rare Earth
“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” - Frank Sinatra
“Amore A Forza” - Piero Piccioni
“Popeye’s Clog” - Evan Lurie
“Guarapiranga” - Toco
“Last Tango In Paris 2” - Gato Barbieri
“Sway (Quien Sera)” - Dean Martin
“Devil Tango” - Evan Lurie
“Fell In Love With A Girl” - The White Stripes
“Maria” - Dave Brubeck
“Misty” - Johnny Mathis
“Always Alright” - Alabama Shakes
“Buffalo” - Alt-J
“Silver Lining (Crazy ‘Bout You)” – Jessie J

This article is related to: The Silver Linings Playbook, Soundtrack


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