Songs from Movies

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.

The movie My Own Private Idaho, released in 1991, features 16 songs from artists like Rudy Vallee, Eddy Arnold, Madonna and Udo Kier and Tom Dokoupil. What is your favorite song from My Own Private Idaho?


Songs from My Own Private Idaho

Deep Night
Rudy Vallee
Cattle Call
Eddy Arnold
Mr. Klein
Udo Kier and Tom Dokoupil
Home on the Range
Bill Stafford
America, the Beautiful
Bill Stafford
Bachu Ber
Jean G. Poulot (as Jean Poulot) and Jamie Haggerty
Too Many Colors
Aleka's Attic
Ovoniam Ipse
Bruce Van Buskirk
Nun Freut Euch
Bruce Van Buskirk
Blue Eyes
Elton John
The Old Main Drag
The Pogues
When the Saints Go Marchin' In
Elliot Sweetland , Richard Letcher and Vernon Dunn
The Funerals
Lori Presthus , Hollis Taylor and Kim Burton
Der Adler
Udo Kier and Tom Dokoupil
Getting Into the Outside
Conrad Bud Montgomery