John Carpenter, Favorite Film Scores & Opinions on Goat Girl & Madlib

John Carpenter directed and composed the music for some of the most iconic horror films of all time, from Halloween to They Live. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with him about his career and new album Lost Themes III. The hosts also share a few of their favorite film scores and review some new music. 

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Favorite Film Scores

The hosts share some of their favorite film scores.


  • Carl Stalling, "Powerhouse" from the Looney Tunes cartoons
  • Goblin, "Zombi" from Dawn of the Dead


  • Bobby Womack and Peace, "Across 110th Street" from Across 110th Street
  • Ennio Morricone, "Man With a Harmonica" from Once Upon a Time in the West

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