Songs from Movies

American Splendor (2003)

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

The movie American Splendor, released in 2003, features 21 songs from artists like Joe Maneri, Dizzy Gillespie, Captain and Rupert Holmes. What is your favorite song from American Splendor?


Songs from American Splendor

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Paniots Nine (1963)
Joe Maneri
Stardust (1929)
Dizzy Gillespie
Soul Power
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) (1979)
Rupert Holmes
On the Sunny Side of the Street (1930)
Lester Young & The Oscar Peterson Trio
Hula Medley
R. Crumb And His Cheap Suit Serenaders
Chasin' Rainbows (1976)
R. Crumb And His Cheap Suit Serenaders
American Splendor (2003)
Eytan Mirsky
Lady Be Good (1924)
Dizzy Gillespie
Blue Devil Jump (1977)
Jay McShann
Big Ed (2000)
Mark Cherrie
Taint Nobody's Bizness (If I Do) (1923)
Jay McShann
Silent Morning (1987)
Ain't That Peculiar (1965)
Marvin Gaye
All Black and White
Studio Musicians
I'll Be with You in Apple Blossom Time (1920)
The Andrews Sisters
My City Was Gone (1982)
The Pretenders
My Favorite Things (1959)
John Coltrane
Know Your Rights (1982)
The Clash
Ain't That Peculiar (1965)
Chocolate Genius

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