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38 Special - the movie songs and others


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the band has done 3 movie songs. all really good.

1. Teacher Teacher- signature 38 Special tune. I think written in part by Bryan Adams maybe?

 

2. Back To Paradise - again, signature sound and again, maybe a Bryan Adams penned tune? some stories say this was pretty much a Don Barnes solo song, as the band was is such a mess that no one wanted to work togehter. then you have stories that they just went in and put the signature 38 sound to it. not long after was when Don left the band though

3. Trooper With An Attitude - 2 versions of this song exist. The movie version is far superior to the Drivetrain version. Find the Super Trooper's soundtrack for the better version of the song. it crushes the drivetrain version

 

going to add a couple more songs that were not from the movies. These 2 tracks were the first 2 tracks the band did after Don came back to the band. I bought the cassette single at a concert in Roanoke Va. Again it was a rain filled night. (that is twice I seen them in the rain)

4.I Fall Back - i have since found back that this was on Don Barnes solo album (which I still don't have, hint hint) but they changes dome of the lyrics around and beefed up the sond into a signature 38 Special kind of sound. I have an MP3 of this and The Squeeze and original Trooper with an Attitude if anyone want to listen.This was the B-Side to----

5.The Squeeze - this was the Sigle they put out to Radio when Don came back to the band. again like a few others songs they have done in the past, it is a co-lead vocal for Don and Donnie, trading off lyircs in a southern rock style song. The later version that is on Drivetrain pales in comparison to this version

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL46rSUXW1k

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YD88dk4TDE

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SthUtXJOQ2s

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl2KAhBr8E8

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQ82f2wTfV8

 

again, the last 3 songs I've got much better version of if anyone wants them

 

What was awesome when I seen them after Don came back during The Squeeze era , only Max Carl left. that meant that for a little while the band was a 3 guitar attack machine with Don, Jeff and Danny all in the band together. It was awesome to see.

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I remember "Teacher, Teacher," that was a cool track. Good movie ("Teachers") too. Great 80s cast in that (Ralph Macchio, Crispin Glover, JoBeth Williams, Nick Nolte, etc.)

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I was recently going to get rid of my 38 Special best of cd since I had picked up all the studio albums, then I realized it was the only disc I have with Teacher Teacher and Back To Paradise which are both great songs.

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I've seen "Revenge of the Nerds II" numerous times over the years but never knew that the "Back to Paradise" theme song was by .38 Special. Ya learn something new every day. :blink:

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