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The Big Lebowski soundtrack

The Big Lebowski (1998)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 73145369032
Label: Mercury
Label number: 536903
Running time: 51m43s
Shipping date: February 24th, 1998
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  The Man In Me - Bob Dylan [3:08]
2.  Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles - Captain Beefheart [2:54]
3.  My Mood Swings - Elvis Costello [2:10]
4.  Ataypura - Yma Sumac [3:03]
5.  Traffic Boom - Pierro Piccioni [3:15]
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
I Hate You - The Monks
Looking Out My Backdoor - Creedance Clearwater Revival
Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Eagles
Requiem in D minor, Lacrimosa - Mozart ( performed by Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra) 
Run Through the Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival (found on the CD "Chronicle, Vol. 1")
Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Sons of the Pioneers

Add more missing songs to this list, or tell us in what scenes these songs are heard or where they can be found.
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: Where can I find or download "Viva Las Vegas" by Shawn Colvin? It was the final song, played during the movie credits. (from Penny in Houston, TX)
A: Yes, it can be downloaded from limewire. I have it. (thanks to Gary Young, Stevenston, North Ayrshire, Scotlandadd more info

Q: I'm trying to find the song playing in the "World of Pain" scene where Walter says Smokey steps over the line. Do you know? (from disgrace in Indiana)
A: The song is "I Hate You" by the Monks, a Mpls/St. Paul band. (thanks to doc v, Waterloo, Iowa, USAadd more info
A: The Monks were in fact GIs stationed in Germany. (thanks to mattd, Toronto add more info

Q: Was "Lujon" by Henry Mancini used somewhere else before this.?? It is SO Mancini and I love it!
...from sully in west chester PA (answer sully's question)

Q: What is the music playing over the fight scene in front of the bowling alley when Donnie has the heart attack? (from Slim in Conroe, Tx)
A: That is "Technopop" by Carter Burwell. It's on the soundtrack album. In the movie it is supposed to represent the type of music that one of the nihilists (Uli Kunkel, played by Peter Stormare) performed while part of a fictional music group called Autobahn. (thanks to PK, Boston, MAadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when the dude first sees Bunny by the pool prior to the famous "blow on them" quote? It had a 50s cha cha sound. Thanks for the help! (from dan in california)
A: "Mucha Muchacha," written and performed by Juan GarcĂ­a Esquivel (thanks to Xmasgirl, San Francisco, CAadd more info

Q: What CD does the cut "Dead Flowers" comes from? I know it is a live Townes Van Zandt tune, however have not been able to locate a live TVZ CD with this cut live. I live in the same city as Jeff Bridges. The Dude ! (from Blind Melon in Santa Barbara, California. USA)
A: Road Songs (thanks to ikme, Glastonbury, CTadd more info

Q: What is the music playing in the background when The Dude is listening to his voice messages about Walter pulling the gun out in the game, and Brad calling? Thanks (from Rob in Richmond, Virginia)
A: I think it's "Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles" by Captain Beefheart. (thanks to doc v, Waterloo, Iowa, USAadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Walter pulls a gun on Smokey? (from big tbl fan in new zealand )
A: "I Hate You" by The Monks, bro!! (thanks to go, k townadd more info

Q: What's the track playing in the van when the dude is telling Walter about how the money was never in the bag, from about 01:35:13 to 01:36:50 ? (from K in UK)
A: "Stamping Ground" by Moondog With Orchestra. (thanks to Knox Harrington, Berkeley, CAadd more info

Q: What opera song is heard when the Big Lebowski is meeting the Dude in his wheelchair? I'm not sure if it was Mozart. (from TAZ in San Fran)
A: Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: VII. Lacrimosa by Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra & Chorus & Jansug Kakhidze. (thanks to Tiloup_Belgium, Belgiumadd more info

Q: What song is playing when the dude is flying after getting knocked out on his rug? (from Dave in Northern Ireland)
A: "The Man in Me" by BOB DYLAN (thanks to Tiloup_Belgium, Belgiumadd more info

Q: What is the song playing at the very end of the movie, when in the bowling alley, with the stranger for the last time? (from lebowski in cali)
A: "Dead Flowers." Originally by The Rolling Stones but this version is performed by Townes Van Zandt. (thanks to Bill, Illinois, USAadd more info

Q: What song is playing in the background at the bowling alley when Walter is explaining to Donnie about not rolling on Shomer Shabbos? (from Bill in Illinois, USA)
A: "Behave Yourself" by Booker T & The MG's (thanks to Knox Harrington, Berkeley, CAadd more info

Q: Any idea what music plays in the scene when Dude visits Maude to "tender his resignation" and the giggling video artist is there?
...from Bill in Illinois, USA (answer Bill's question)

Q: Does any CD out there have the haunting version of "Viva Las Vegas" by Shawn Colvin on it? I don't have a MP3 player so I can't just download the song. (from NineInchNails in Syracuse, NY)
A: The CD is Till the Night Is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus. (thanks to ikme, Glastonbury, CTadd more info

Q: What song is playing when we are inside the bowling ball going down the lane?
...from Robin in SD, CA (answer Robin's question)

Q: What song is playing in the background when the Dude is laying in bed with Maude talking to her in post-coital glow and then has his revelation of the case while making a drink? (from Paul in Louisville, KY)
A: "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" - Nina Simone (thanks to Intelplatoon, californiaadd more info
A: Nina Simone; "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" (thanks to Knox Harrington, Berkeley, CAadd more info

Q: What song is playing when he is flying?
...from spin in denmark (answer spin's question)

Q: What is the music playing (10th anniversary edition) on the menu page of the DVD? Thanks for your help.
...from David Jackson in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (answer David Jackson's question)

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