Original Soundtrack From "Grease," the Movie

Original Soundtrack From "Grease," the Movie

One of the most well known movie music soundtrack is the songs that accompany the movie “Grease”. Originally created in 1978, the songs from this movie are still being sung by audiences young and old. The movie “Grease” has a setting at a high school and describes the romance between “Danny”, played by John Travolta and “Sandy,” acted by Olivia Newton-John.

The most popular song is “You’re The One That I Want”. This song was a bestseller and topped both the American and English song charts during the year it was released. In terms of other movie soundtracks it is within the top 10 of movie soundtracks of all time.

Other songs on this soundtrack also had phenomenal success. The main song for this motion picture was entitled “Grease” and it rose to top three on the American music charts. The song “Hopelessly Devoted To You” was even put forth as a nominee for an Academy Award.

The soundtrack is divided into four sides. On Side 1 are the main songs that are easily recognizable from the movie. These include “Grease,” “Summer Nights,” “Sandy” and “Hopelessly Devoted To You”. On Side 2 are songs such as “Greased Lightin,” “Blue Moon,” “Beauty School Dropout” and “Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee”.

Side 3 includes songs such as “Hound Dog” and “Tears On My Pillow,” while Side 4 has songs such as “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” and “We Go Together”.

The main singers on the soundtrack are Travolta and Newton-John. However, the main song “Grease” was written by Barry Gibb and sung by “Frankie Valli”.