Soundtracks

The Chipmunk Song

The Chipmunks - Christmas Blues / The Chipmunk Song - Single

00:02 Movie begins after opening credits. First song.

America - Single Mix

Simon & Garfunkel - Greatest Hits

Anita puts a record on the record player and tells her mother that this song describes why she's leaving home to be a stewardess

The Oogum Boogum Song

Brenton Wood - Love, Simon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

00:06 Song when the 3 young kids in the mirror are grooming themselves.

America

Simon & Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits

Anita puts a record on the record player and tells her mother that this song describes why she's leaving home to be a stewardess

America

Simon and Garfunkel

00:10 Anita (Deschanel) plays this song for her mother to explain why she is leaving home.

Sparks

The Who - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

Plays when young William plays The Who's Tommy album with a candle burning, then it transitions to older William in a classroom

It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference

Todd Rundgren - Anthology (1968-1985)

In the diner Lester Bangs tells William about making it through the music industry as a journalist.

Search and Destroy

The Stooges - My Girl Hates My Heroin

00:15 Lester plays the Iggy Pop record when he\'s on the radio.

Paranoid

Black Sabbath - The End (Live)

William arrived at the Black Sabbath concert and tries to get in.

Teacher

Jethro Tull - M.U. - The Best of Jethro Tull

Near the beginning when William is outside the Black Sabbath concert trying to convince the security guard to let him in.

Roundabout

Yes - Symphonic Live

At the beginning when William talks to Stillwater before their gig

I've Seen All Good People: Your Move (Single Version)

Yes - Almost Famous

Slowed motion montage of roadies breaking down equipment after the Stillwater show that William attends--right before he talks to the Band AIDS outside.

I've Seen All Good People:Your Move (Single Version)

Yes - Almost Famous

Slowed motion montage of roadies breaking down equipment after the Stillwater show that William attends--right before he talks to the Band AIDS outside.

I've Seen All Good People: a. Your Move, b. All Good People - 2003 Remaster

Yes - The Yes Album (Deluxe Edition)

Slowed motion montage of roadies breaking down equipment after the Stillwater show that William attends--right before he talks to the Band AIDS outside.

I've Seen All Good People: Your Move

Yes - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

Slowed motion montage of roadies breaking down equipment after the Stillwater show that William attends--right before he talks to the Band AIDS outside.

Feel Flows

The Beach Boys - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

Playing when William is backstage after meeting Penny and Stillwater for the first time, and again during the showing of polaroids at the film's end.

I've Seen All Good People

Yes - Symphonic Live

00:26 William get's backstage after Stillwater take him in with them.

River

Joni Mitchell

Penny Lane talks to William backstage at the Stillwater/Black Sabbath concert and asks him how old he is.

Fever Dog

Still Water - Almost Famous (Music From The Motion Picture)

Stillwater takes the stage for the first time and William is standing with Penny Lane

Fever Dog

Stillwater - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

Stillwater takes the stage for the first time and William is standing with Penny Lane

Simple Man

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd

Russell is talking to William about leaving certain things out of the story. Band and bandaids are by the pool

Sweet Leaf

Black Sabbath - Reunion (Live)

After Stillwater has finished playing and Russell is talking to William about coming to the Riot House.

Mr. Farmer

The Seeds - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

The second song Lester Bangs plays while talking to William about writing for Rolling Stone.

You Had To Be There

Stillwater

01:37 Stillwater perform their 2nd song on stage.

Small Time Blues

Pete Droge - Skywatching

00:40 William looks into a hotel room to find a couple playing this song.

Something In the Air

Thunderclap Newman - Easy Rider (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) [Deluxe Edition]

The group is in the hotel when Penny brings William to meet everyone. Then Polexia tells William how Penny and Russell will get together

That's the Way

Led Zeppelin - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

The band crashes the tour bus through the gate and continues into when they're driving and they pass the girls running on the road, as well when Penny and William talk. 

Easy to Slip

Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes

00:42 William gets a call from Rolling Stone.

Burn

Deep Purple - The Very Best of Deep Purple

Plays during the party with William and Russell

Go All the Way

The Raspberries - Eric Carmen: The Definitive Collection

00:44 William is talking to Lester on the phone about Rolling Stone. Lester stops the record.

Go All the Way

Raspberries - Raspberries

00:44 William is talking to Lester on the phone about Rolling Stone. Lester stops the record.

Tiny Dancer

Elton John - Now That's What I Call Movies

The band, bandaids, and William ride in silence on the bus, soon one by one they all start to sing Tiny Dancer together. 

Waiting for the Man

David Bowie - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

Arriving in Cleveland. Russel speaks with William's mom on the phone.

Albert Flasher

The Guess Who - Track Record - The Guess Who Collection

00:52 They arrive at the hotel. Playing as the girls play around in Williams room.

The Wind

Yusuf / Cat Stevens - This Is Us (Music From The Series)

Penny Lane dancing in the empty concert pit, after the Cleveland show.

Simple Man

Lynyrd Skynrd

00:53 William and Russell are talking by the side of the pool. Russell tells William to make the band look cool.

The Wind

Cat Stevens - Teaser and the Firecat (Deluxe Edition)

Penny Lane dancing in the empty concert pit, after the Cleveland show.

Hour of Need

Stillwater

00:54 Playing as the band makes their way down to their radio interview.

Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Experience Hendrix: The Best of Jimi Hendrix

The beginning bit of the song plays when they get on the plane for the first time leaving Doris the tour bus behind.

Misty Mountain Hop

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV (Remastered)

Stillwater drives through New York and arrives at their hotel.

Love Thing

Stillwater

01:07 Playing in the background while William is talking to his mother on the phone backstage.

Wishing Well

Blackfoot - 70s Classic Arena Rock

Plays when the band drinks at the hotel in New York

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

01:14 Russell and Will get picked up to go to a party.

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Neil Young - The Bridge School Collection, Vol. 5 (Live)

01:14 Russell and Will get picked up to go to a party.

Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

Elton John - Honky Château

Penny enters the steak house and Russel's wife ask who she is.William runs the streets of NYC to Penny's hotel room. 

Future Games

Fleetwood Mac - Future Games

01:15 Playing at the party while Russell is talking about what is real.

Colour My World

Chicago - The Very Best of Chicago: Only the Beginning

Starts at William's graduation scene and continues to Penny and William in the hotel

Dear Jill

Blodwyn Pig - All Said And Done

01:18 Playing the morning after the party. Russell gets angry and grabs William.

My Cherie Amour

Stevie Wonder - At the Close of a Century

Penny gets her stomach pumped after overdosing in the hotel.

Tiny Dancer

Elton John & Kiki Dee

01:19 Russell gets back on the bus. They all begin to sing this song. One by One.

Looking At You

MC5 - The Big Bang! - Best of the MC5

01:25 William is talking to Lester on the phone. Lester gives him something to say to Rolling Stone.

Slip Away

Clarence Carter - The Best of Clarence Carter - The Dr's Greatest Prescriptions

Playing in the background of 'road manager poker' with Stillwater, their road manager, and the road managers for several other musical acts.

Reelin' in the Years

Steely Dan - Citizen Steely Dan 1972-1980

01:26 William is writing in the bath when Penny comes in to use the toilet.

Lucky Trumble

Nancy Wilson - Almost Famous (Music from the Motion Picture)

William's deflowerment and staring game with Penny.

Tangerine

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III (Remastered)

William completes his interview of Russell at his home. Montage of scenes showing how things turned out. 

Oogum Boogum Song

Brenton Wood - Brenton Wood's 18 Best

Teen boys groom their facial hair or otherwise admire their faces in the mirrors located in the change room at William's school while William looks on, dissapointed by his youthful appearance.

Love Comes and Goes

Stillwater

01:36 Stillwater plays this song at the concert.

The Rain Song

Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy (Remastered)

In the ending, starting when William gets in his room, ending when Sapphire is talking with Russell about him.

Cabin in the Air

Nancy Wilson

Played when William and Penny talk after the concert in San Diego and played again later when Penny is on the plane.

Small Time Blues (Acoustic)

Pete Droge - Skywatching

William walks by two people singing this song in the Riot House.

Cortez the Killer

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

The band is walking through the airport after landing safely. Russell tells William to write whatever he wants.

Wishing Well

Free - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Free

01:53 Plays in the bar as William tells Stillwater they're gonna be on the cover of Rolling Stone

The Cover of 'Rolling Stone'

Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show

01:55 They sing this song after the find out there gonna be on the cover.

My Cherie Amour

Stevie Wonder & Andra Day

02:02 William watches as they pump Pennys stomach.

Peggy Sue

Buddy Holly - The Buddy Holly Collection

02:06 Russell sings some of this song when the plane gets turbulent.

Cortez the Killer

Neil Young - Weld (Live)

02:12 The band is walking through the airport after landing safely. Russell tells William to write whatever he wants.

Bron-Y-Aur Stomp

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III (Remastered)

02:23 Russell arrives at Williams house.

Chance Upon You

Stillwater

Penny buys tick and Russell leaves in taxi from William’s house.

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