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Big soundtrack


Big (1988)
 
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: none
Label: Varese Sarabande Club
Label number: VCL 1102 1015
Running time: 63m03s
Shipping date: November 15th, 2002
Original score by Howard Shore
 
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Opening [2:52]
2. Calliope [2:35]
3. Zoltar [3:06]
4. Waking Up [3:38]
5. New York [1:19]
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen (trampoline-jumping song) 
Hot in the City - Billy Idol

Add more missing songs to this list, or tell us in what scenes these songs are heard or where they can be found.
 
Additional soundtrack info
Conducted by Howard Shore. Orchestrations by Homer Denison. Additional arrangements by Jimmie Haskell. Mixed by Armin Steiner at Twentieth Century Fox Studios, March 1988.

Limited Collector's Edition of 3000 copies.


Soundtrack Q & A
Q: What's the name of the song in the beginning of the movie when the two boys are walking.... something like "shimmy shimmy coco puff, shimmy shimmy..."????? It's just a silly kid song I think. (from joni in Sherrard, IL)
A: Yeah!! "Shimmy shimmy ko-ko-bop, Shimmy shimmy bop." (thanks to BigToys, Bostonadd more info
A: It might be Little Anthony and the Imperials. (thanks to TIMM-AY!!, Kentadd more info
A: 
Shimmy shimmy go-go bop
Shimmy shimmy rock
Shimmy shimmy go-go bop
Shimmy shimmy rock

I met a girlfriend
Named Triscuit
She said:
A Triscuits a biscuit

Ice cream
Soda pop
Vanilla on the top
Ooh shal-i-da

Walking down the street
Ten times a week
I meant it, I said it
I stole my Momma's credit

I'm cool 
I'm hot
Sock you in the stomach...
Three more times (Repeat x3)...
Two more times
One more time
(thanks to Jay, Northampton Kingsthorpeadd more info

Q: What's the name of the song heard when they're jumping on the trampoline? (from Michael in atlanta, ga)
A: "Forget Me Nots" by Patrice Rushen. I watched the movie again today and had to find the song again! It starts playing as soon as they enter the loft all through the trampoline jumping. (thanks to kingdoggy, northern californiaadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song played at the end of the film (when the credits come up) and when they play on the big keyboard in the toy shop? (from heather in birmingham)
A: "Heart and Soul." See track list information above. (thanks to OSTfan, Burlingameadd more info

Q: Uummmmmmm, I'm trying to figure out the song that Tom Hanks was playing on the piano in the toy store. (from jai in baltimore)
A: Well, the question was already asked above. Answer is: "Heart and Soul." See track list information above. (thanks to OSTfan, Burlingameadd more info

Q: Where can someone find instrumental music from "It's in Everyone of Us"? I want it like it's heard in the movie, without the words. It's a great piece of music without the singing in it. (from Howie in usa)
A: The track "Visiting Home" (It's In Every One of Us) on this CD is completely instrumental, just like in the movie. (thanks to OSTfan, Burlingameadd more info

Q: What's the song Tom Hanks sings when he's in the equipment room trying to convince his friend that it really is his friend Josh all grown-up? (from sarah in ottawa)
A: 
Shimmy shimmy go-go bop
Shimmy shimmy rock
Shimmy shimmy go-go bop
Shimmy shimmy rock

I met a girlfriend
Named Triscuit
She said:
A Triscuits a biscuit

Ice cream
Soda pop
Vanilla on the top
Ooh shal-i-da

Walking down the street
Ten times a week
I meant it, I said it
I stole my Momma's credit

I'm cool 
I'm hot
Sock you in the stomach...
Three more times (Repeat x3)...
Two more times
One more time
(thanks to Emma, UKadd more info

Q: What is the song Tom Hanks and his boss play on the walking piano? Besides "Chop Sticks" (from Tattooedirishguy in New Mexico USA)
A: "Heart and Soul." The music was written by Hoagy Carmichael, the lyrics by Frank Loesser and was published in 1938. The original 1938 version was performed by Larry Clinton & his Orchestra featuring Bea Wain. (thanks to Rick, San Francisco, CAadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song and the performer's name when they are in the limo singing "Hot in the City Tonight"? (from Will in San Diego, CA)
A: "Hot in the City" by Billy Idol, a great song! (thanks to Steen Don, Texasadd more info

Q: What's the song in this movie that goes "...I'm freaking out from..." then it goes like "...got to go where there's people to meet..."??
...from kerri in ny (answer kerri's question)

Q: What's the melody/music playing when Tom Hanks and the girl are dancing in a ballroom and she asks him what he was like when he was growing up? (from stretch in decatur indiana united states)
A: I think you mean "Moonlight Serenade." I'm not sure who originally played/sung it (there are vocal versions out there as well), but there is a version by Benny Goodman and a version by The Glenn Miller Band. Very lovely music. (thanks to Anne, Bangkok, Thailandadd more info
A: As noted before, it was "Moonlight Serenade," music by Glenn Miller, first recorded 1938. Placed on the back side of "Sunrise Serenade" it became a huge hit and was adopted by Miller as his theme song. Lyrics were subsequently written by Mitchell Parrish. Sinatra did a great cover on his album "Moonlight Sinatra." More recently, Carly Simon did a lovely alto version on her album "Moonlight Serenade" released in 2005 - highly recommended. (thanks to Mark, Seattle, WAadd more info

Q: What's the name of the instrumental song playing when Tom Hanks decides he wants to go home, and then visits the baseball ground, the school, etc? (from Timbo in UK)
A: "It's in Everyone of Us" to be wise, find your heart open up both your eyes. We can all know every thing with out every knowing why. It's in everyone one of us by and by. I love the lyrics to this song. (thanks to cj2cats, Arlington VA USAadd more info

Q: Does anyone know who is playing "Heart and Soul" at the end? Is it Tom Hanks himself?
...from Sergio in San Francisco, CA (answer Sergio's question)

Q: Does anyone know if the arrangement of "Heart and Soul" that was played in the toy store is available in sheet music?
...from ha in Provo, Utah (answer ha's question)

Q: Does anybody know the name of the song Josh's mother sang to him (and that he sang to her on the phone)? Something about memories? (from Icristhus in Oklahoma, USA)
A: It's called "The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand. (thanks to Laura, Greensboro, NCadd more info

Q: What is the first song the two men played on the walking piano? I have heard it before... I just can't think of the name.  (from Amanda in NC)
A: I think it's "Chopsticks." (thanks to anthony, Chicago, ILadd more info
A: It's "Heart and Soul" (thanks to patrick keogh, ukadd more info

Q: What's the piano solo playing in the background at the company party? (from Justins Dad in California)
A: The More I See You (thanks to Moosehead, Juneau, AK, USAadd more info

Q: Who sings "New York"? (from danger in chicago)
A: The track on this CD? No one... it's instrumental only. (thanks to Soundtrack.NUTadd more info

Q: What is the song playing on the TV when Josh and Billy are in the hotel room eating pizza? (from Spanner in England)
A: "Rebel Yell" by Billy Idol (thanks to vicky, New Jerseyadd more info

Q: Is the song Tom Hanks sings with "Josh" (the rap type thing) on the soundtrack album?
...from steve in uk (answer steve's question)

Q: Who plays "Heart and Soul" and where can I find the piano arrangement?
...from Ellarose in Raleigh, NC (answer Ellarose's question)

Q: Who performed the music Moonlight Serenade in this movie? I just love it.
...from Carole in Chicago, Il. (answer Carole's question)

Q: What is the song playing in the apartment scene when they both arrive back, before they both go to bed in the bunks (the funniest and cute scene)?
...from Paul  in Aldgate, Australia (answer Paul 's question)

Q: What's the song at the end with the lyrics "...I've got something you've got something, we've got something..."?
...from Melody in Amman, jordan (answer Melody's question)

Q: What song is playing when he and Elizabeth Perkins are bouncing on the trampoline? (from sue in Dallas)
A: Patrice Rushens - Forget Me Nots (thanks to joshoooooo, londonadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when him and his girlfriend go back to the apartment? (from Tortuga in Kansas City, KS 66103)
A: "Forget Me Nots" (as in previous question). Awesome song! (thanks to Jo, New Zealandadd more info

Q: What version, or what is the band name that plays "Moonlight Serenade" in this movie?
...from Linda in Texas, US (answer Linda's question)

Q: I see in the ending credits that a song composed by Joel Frankel, "We Go Together" (I think is the title), is in the movie. I don't see it on the soundtrack. Anyone know where in the movie the song appears?
...from fredkoch in Lake Bluff, IL (answer fredkoch's question)

Q: What song is he singing when he is speaking to her mother by phone? (from aladino77 in Italy)
A: The theme song from the movie, "The Way we Were" with Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. But when he sings it, the words get slurred and it "sounds" something like this: "Memmmm...rrreees, lightthecornersofmymind / Mistywatercolor memmm..rrreees / ofthewaywe werrrrr / Scad-dered PIC - CHures....." Hilarious scene. (thanks to DeDe Brrooks, Orlando, FL, USAadd more info

Q: What song is playing on the title menu of the Blu-ray version?
...from BJ in Florida, FTpierce (answer BJ's question)


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