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“You better shape up, cause I need a man and my heart is set on you!” Can you read this sentence without singing it in your head? Discover the 10 best tracks from Grease! Be prepared for some singing and dancing along!
#1. Alfred Newman – Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
Because Grease is still such a popular movie, you might forget that this motion picture is set in the late 1950s. This song composed by Alfred Newman became famous as a part of the soundtrack of the movie ‘Love Is A Many Splendored Thing’ which was released in 1955.
#2. Franki Valli – Grease
One of the few songs that you know, but didn’t know they were from Grease… Are you still with me? This iconic song from the frontman of The Four Seasons marks the beginning of the movie. The song was released in the same year as the movie, in 1978.
#3. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – Summer Nights
If you think about Grease this is definitely one of the songs that comes to mind. This song marks the start of the whole love story of Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson. Feel free to sing along!
#4. Olivia Newton-John – Hopelessly Devoted To You
This song written by John Farrar could’ve been an Oscar winning tune.’Hopelessly Devoted To You’ was nominated, but unfortunately ‘Last Dance’ from ‘Thank God It’s Friday’ won the Oscar for Best Original Song.
#5. John Travolta – Grease Lightnin’
The song you were waiting for! The iconic dance moves, catchy sound, staging… everything is just right about this song. Feel free to sing and dance along!
#6. Frankie Avalon – Beauty School Dropout
Grease is much more than just a love story. It’s a musical with a taste for the dramatics. This scene is one of those moments were you can’t deny the over the top musical-like feel of the movie.
#7. Sha Na Na – Born To Hand Jive
The school dance arrives and this goes along with a dance competition which is aired live on TV and radio. Sandy and Danny are the favourites to win the competition, but then someone takes Sandy’s place…
#8. Olivia Newton-John – Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee
It seems like Danny doesn’t like Sandy as much as he did on that night on the beach. He doesn’t seem to notice her when she’s surrounded by ‘cooler’ or ‘prettier’ girls. But Sandy knows what to do about this…
#9. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re The One That I Want
‘You’re The One That I Want’ is probably one of the best selling singles of all time. The worldwide sale is estimated over 15 million copies. The song was written by John Farrar who also wrote ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’. No need for any more information on this timeless song.
#10. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – We Go Together
If you weren’t feeling all happy and warm inside from the moment that our two lovebirds finally find each other, you definitely will now. ‘We Go Together’ is such a happy and danceable song, that you’ll immediately want to rewatch this masterpiece! Go back to number 1! 😉Known From
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