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Shag: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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Shag: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Soundtracks
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Shag: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 1
Label: Sire / London/Rhino
Original Release Date: 8/8/1989
Re-Release Date: 8/2/1989
Album Type: Soundtrack
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Soundtracks
Style: Comedy & Spoken Word
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 075992580021, 075992580045, 603497136261

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What the Real Shag Sountrack Should Be
Jenni | Chicago, IL | 03/10/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I must have too much time on my hands... Anyways, I was greatly disappointed that the "soundtrack" didn't include even one of my favorite songs from the movie, so I've done my own research and here is a list of the songs that were in the movie and should be on the soundtrack. Most of these songs can be found on albums available on Amazon.
Monkey Time - Major Lance
Ooh Aah - Jakki O
Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
It Will Stand - The Showmen
Easier Said Than Done - The Essex
Baby Work Out - Jackie Wilson
Since I Don't Have You - Skyliners
Sixty-Minute Man - Billy Ward

I hope this helps!"
Shag The Movie - A Missed Opportunity For A Great Soundtrack
Jenni | 09/15/1998
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Shag The Movie soundtrack is a missed opportunity. The tracks on the audio CD are good to be sure. But it is what is not on the CD that is a major disappointment for anyone who has seen this movie.The movie opens up with the Shirelles' classic "Mama Said" (left off this compilation). And down at Myrtle Beach at the dance hall where all the action takes place, three great renditions of rock/R&B classics are not on this "soundtrack " CD! Those songs are "Stagger Lee", "Sixty Minute Man", and "Stay". Each of these classics are featured songs in the movie. Moreover, the movie reaches its climax at the Shag Dance Contest with all that great hoofing done to "Stagger Lee". Leaving this track off the CD would be like leaving "Unchained Melody" by the Righteaous Brothers off the Ghost CD soundtrack!It is a shame that what would could have been a great CD is not. Anyone who has seen this movie has to wonder how these, and other tracks that were a major part of the film score, were not included."
Where is the real soundtrack?
Sarah Vukovich | RI | 05/18/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I have been on the hunt all day to recreate the real soundtrack for my mom. This is one of our all time favorite movies! The list below is the real soundtrack. Those tracks with an Asterix are the ones on the so-called soundtrack. I can't find ooh ahh anywhere!

Hope this helps!

"The Shag" by Tommy Page (Opening Credits)*
"Harlem Shuffle" by Bob And Earl (Melaina Avoids Her Father)
"Saved" by La Vern Baker (The Girls Play "How Mature Are You"")*
"Let Me In" by The Sensations (The Girls Arrive In Myrtle Beach)
"Easier Said Than Done" by The Essex (Melaina Reads Miss Galaxy's Beauty Tips)
"What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am"" by The Tams (Girls On Strip First Night)
"Stay" by The Voltage Brothers (First Song The Sand Dollars Play At The Pavilion)
"Since I Don't Have You" by The Skyliners (Carson And Buzz Dance)
"Diddly Daddy" by Chris Isaak (Limbo Contest)*
"Seven Lonely Days" by K.D. Lang And The Reclines (Luanne Gets Left At Pavilion)
"Shaggin' On The Grand Stand" by Hank Ballard (At Amusement Park)*
"Catfight" by Andy Paley (Melaina Fights Big Bob In Car)
"Ready To Go Steady" by The Charmettes (First Song At Drive-In Restaurant)*
"39-21-46 Shape" by The Showmen (Buzz Apologizes To Carson At Drive-In Restaurant)
"Monkey Time" by Major Lance (Song Played On Jukebox At Drive-In Restaurant)
"Dixie" by The Royal Doulton Band (Melaina Dances With Confederate Flag)
"Up On The Roof" by The Drifters (Pudge And Chip Dance In Kitchen)
"Weekend Whirlwind" by Ehm's Law (Song On Radio At Beach)
"Under The Boardwalk" by The Drifters (Pudge And Chip Play the "Are You Experienced"" Game)
"Oooo Ahhh" by Jacki O (Carson and Buzz Kiss)
"Alley Cat Song" by Bent Fabric (Contestants Walk Out For Beauty Contest)
"Oh, What A Night" by Nick Kamen (Inside Beauty Contest Dressing Room)*
"Blue Hawaii" by Elvis Presley (Jimmy Valentine Sings To Elvis Record)
"I'm In Love Again" by Randy Newman (Pudge And Chip Dance In Living Room)*
"Alley Oop" by The Hollywood Argyles (First Song Played At Big Party)
"Baby Work Out" by Jackie Wilson (Second Song Played At Big Party)
"I'm Leaving It All Up To You" by La Vern Baker and Ben E. King (Song Played At End Of Party)*
"Everyday I Have To Cry" by Ben E. King (Melaina And Pudge Talk About Chip)
"Sixty-Minute Man" by The Voltage Brothers (Pudge Drops Off Melaina At Pavilion)
"It Will Stand" by The Showmen (First Three Couples Compete In Contest)
"Stagger Lee" by Lloyd Price (Pudge And Chip Compete In Shag Contest)
"Our Day Will Come" by K.D. Lang And The Reclines (Garden Party)*
"Far Above Cayugus Waters" by Cornell University (Girls Sing Their Alma Mater)
"Sixty-Minute Man" by The Voltage Brothers (First Half Of Closing Credits)
"Surrender" by Louise Goffin (Second Half Of Closing Credits)*"