Video: Readers name best musical performances in film
05:00 AM, Sep 12, 2013
For this week’s giveaway, I asked you guys to share your favorite musical performances on film. (Congrats to our five winners, who already have been notified!) Your answers varied, and below are a few that caught my attention:
First off, Jeff in Frisco, Texas, said he has a soft spot for this scene from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?:
Eugene U. named this iconic moment from The Muppet Movie:
Josh B. was among the readers who mentioned this scene from High Fidelity:
Scott E. loves this classic sing-along from Almost Famous:
Brian S. cited this Lou Reed cameo in the 1983 film Get Crazy:
BIG BUSINESS mentioned this unforgettable scene from David Lynch’s Blue Velvet:
Erin M. loves this “transcendent” Judy Garland performance from A Star Is Born:
Mike R. digs Elton John’s performance of Pinball Wizard from Tommy:
Kathleen M. named this moment from Cry-Baby:
And finally, I have to agree with William D. that Sid Vicious’ version of My Way is pretty spectacular, first in The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle, and then in the film Sid and Nancy (as performed by Gary Oldman).
Thanks for all of your responses, and stay tuned for another Pop Candy contest!