Almost Famous

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"The Chipmunk Song" by The Chipmunks
Opening credits. Shots of the neighbourhood. San Diego 1969. Young William walks with his mother. 0:01
"The Oogum Boogum Song" by Brenton Wood
Guys grooming in the mirror. Young William looks younger than everyone. 0:05
"America" by Simon & Garfunkel
Anita (Zooey Deschanel) puts the song on to explain why she's leaving home. Outside her boyfriend packs the car and Anita tells young William to look under his bed. William finds records under his bed. 0:08
"Sparks" by The Who
Young William plays the record and we jump to present day (1973). Lester Bangs (Philip Seymour Hoffman) talks on the radio as William watches from the window. 0:10
"Search and Destroy" by The Stooges
Lester puts the record on the radio. 0:13
"It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference" by Todd Rundgren
William talks to Lester in a cafe. Lester tells William not to make friends with the rockstars. 0:14
"Paranoid" by Black Sabbath
William's mother drops him off at the rock gig. 0:16
"Teacher" by Jethro Tull
William knocks on a side door to interview Black Sabbath but he's told that he isn't on the list. He tries again but is rebuffed. 0:17
"Roundabout" by Yes
Stillwater arrives at the concert and try to get in. William compliments the band and they call him back. 0:20
"I've Seen All Good People" by Yes
William gets inside and backstage with the help of Stillwater. Jeff talks to William. 0:21
"Feel Flows" by The Beach Boys
Penny (Kate Hudson) shows William a pass but he explains that he got in with Stillwater. 0:23
"River" by Joni Mitchell
Still backstage, William 'introduces' Penny to Russell (Billy Crudup). The lights go down in the concert hall. 0:24
"Fever Dog" by Stillwater
Stillwater perform live on stage in San Diego as William and Penny watch from the wings. 0:26
"Sweet Leaf" by Black Sabbath
As Stillwater leave the venue Russell invites William to LA and tells him to give Penny a message. Williams says goodbye to everyone. 0:27
"Every Picture Tells a Story" by Rod Stewart
William and Penny arrive at the Hyatt hotel. 0:31
"Small Time Blues" by Pete Droge
William looks into a hotel room to see a couple playing the song. 0:32
"Something In the Air" by Thunderclap Newman
Stillwater sing the song in the hotel room as Jeff plays guitar. Polexia tells William about Russell and Penny. Penny leaves to get ice and Russell follows her. 0:33
"Easy to Slip" by Little Feat
William gets a call from Rolling Stone and fakes his voice to sound older. 0:34
"Go All the Way" by The Raspberries
William talks on the phone to Lester about Rolling Stone. The song stops when Lester stops the record. 0:36
"Mr. Farmer" by The Seeds
Lester puts this record on and hangs up the phone when William tells him he's listening to Stillwater. 0:36
"One Way Out" by The Allman Brothers Band
William on the Stillwater bus for the first time. They arrive in Tempe, Arizona. 0:37
"Albert Flasher" by The Guess Who
William in the girls room. A bra lands on his book. He knocks on Russell's door but he tells him to go away. Penny opens the door. 0:39
"Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
William talks to Russell by the side of the pool. Russell tells him to make them look cool. 0:41
"Hour of Need" by Stillwater
Stillwater perform live on stage until Russell is electrocuted by a microphone. 0:43
"That's the Way" by Led Zeppelin
On the bus. Larry spots high school girls running by the road. 0:46
"Love Thing" by Stillwater
William talks to his mother on the phone backstage. Penny introduces Beth from Denver to William. 0:48
"Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere" by Neil Young
Russell and William arrive at the local party. 0:54
"Future Games" by Fleetwood Mac
2nd song at the local party. Russell talks about stuff that is 'real'. 0:55
"Burn" by Deep Purple
3rd song at the local party. Russell drinks acid. 0:56
"You Had to Be There" by Stillwater
4th song at the local party. William talks on the phone. 0:56
"Dear Jill" by Blodwyn Pig
The morning after the local party. Dick persuades Russell to leave and Russell gets angry with William. 0:58
"Tiny Dancer" by Elton John
Russell gets back on the bus and they take off. Larry starts to sing the song and everyone joins in. Russell cheers up. William tells Penny he has to go home but is told that he is home. 0:59
"Looking at You" by MC5
William on the phone to Lester. Lester tells him what to say to the Rolling Stone guy - "It's a think piece". 1:02
"Reelin' in the Years" by Steely Dan
William writes whilst lying in an empty bath as Penny comes in to use the toilet. The girls grab William. 1:03
"I'm Waiting for the Man" by David Bowie
The gang arrive at Swingo's Celebrity Inn. In the hotel room Jeff plays his guitar while chasing a girl. Russell drinks and Penny dances. William talks to his mother on the phone until Russell wrestles the phone from him. 1:09
"Love Comes and Goes" by Stillwater
Stillwater perform the song live starting off slow. 1:13
"You Had To Be There" by Stillwater
Stillwater's 2nd song on stage. 1:13
"The Wind" by Cat Stevens
Penny slides around an empty concert hall. 1:16
"Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" by Jimi Hendrix
The band get on the plane and leave the bus behind. 1:17
"Slip Away" by Clarence Carter
Road manager poker party in Boston. 1:17
"Misty Mountain Hop" by Led Zeppelin
In the car in New York. Shots of New York. They arrive at the hotel. Russell's wife arrives. 1:22
"Wishing Well" by Free
Plays in the bar as William tells Stillwater that they're going to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. 1:24
"The Cover of 'Rolling Stone'" by Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show
Jeff sings the song and the rest join in as they learn they're going to be on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. 1:25
"Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" by Elton John
Russell's wife asks about Penny. Penny runs outside and William chases after her. He eventually finds her in the hotel. 1:26
"Colour My World" by Chicago
Graduation. 1:29
"My Cherie Amour" by Stevie Wonder
William watches as they try to pump Penny's stomach after she takes drugs. 1:32
"Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly
Russell sings the song as the plane has trouble. 1:35
"Cortez the Killer" by Neil Young
Walking through the airport after the near plane crash. 1:39
"The Rain Song" by Led Zeppelin
William arrives home and crashes onto his bed. Sapphire talks to Russell about William. 1:48
"Bron-Y-Aur" by Led Zeppelin
Russell arrives at Williams house. 1:50
"Tangerine" by Led Zeppelin
Montage. Stillwater performing happily, William eating dinner at home, Penny getting a ticket to Moroccom, Stillwater on the cover of Rolling Stone, William waving goodbye to Russell. 1:56
"Feel Flows" by The Beach Boys
End credits. 1:57

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Does anybody know what songs are being played on the DVD menus?
Quote JF's comment
JF at 03:21AM, 24th Nov 2010
What's the song that plays both when Peggy is on the plane leaving New York, and when Russell calls Peggy a few scenes later?
Quote Katie's comment
Katie at 08:32AM, 30th Dec 2010
What's the song that plays both when william is taking Peggy to the airport when she leaves New York, and when Russell calls Peggy a couple scenes later?
Quote Katie's comment
Katie at 08:37AM, 30th Dec 2010

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