Soundtracks Series Vol. 3: Greg Cahill's Top 10

The best soundtracks strike a personal note. Sure, the soundtracks overall must reflect the mood of the movie, but to stay in my collection, a soundtrack must reflect a time and place, or personify a relationship. There are plenty of recordings that fit the bill: Amadeus (Mozart’s “Requiem” was a favorite after a particularly painful college breakup), and then there was the joie de vivre of ‘Round Midnight, the late-night newspaper production sessions listening to Get Shorty, the thrill of rediscovering Little Willie John on Lone Star, to name a few. Here are ten others that are woven into the …