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The Best Movie Bands; Marcellus Hall Plays Live; That Was A Hit?!?

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Monday, December 09, 2013

Marcellus Hall performs in the Soundcheck studio. Marcellus Hall performs in the Soundcheck studio. (Michael Katzif / WNYC)

In this episode: Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman of The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast discuss some great bands in music history...that only existed on screen.

Then, illustrator and musician Marcellus Hall performs live in the Soundcheck studio.

And in the latest installment of our series That Was A Hit?!?: how a song called "Disco Duck" reached the top of the charts in 1976.

Movie Date: Best On-Screen Bands

Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman of The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast pick some of their favorite bands that only exist on screen.

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That Was A Hit?!?: 'Disco Duck'

In this installment of Soundcheck's series That Was A Hit?!?: how a song featuring a singing, disco-dancing duck reached the top of the charts in 1976.

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Marcellus Hall's Double Life: Illustrator And Musician

Hear Marcellus Hall perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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Douglas Keith's upcoming album 'Pony' is out Feb. 11.

Song Premiere: Douglas Keith, 'Harvest Home'

Hear "Harvest Home," a new track from New York songwriter and guitarist Douglas Keith's upcoming album Pony.

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Sam Beam of Iron & Wine performs in the Soundcheck studio.

12 Days Of Soundcheck '13: Iron And Wine, 'Winter Prayers'

On Monday, December 9, download a special live performance of Iron And Wine's song "Winter Prayers" recorded in the Soundcheck studio.

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Mark Elliott

Favorite movie band:

Jackie Mullins & Robbie's band of hopefuls from the 1982 Australian new wave musical "Starstruck," directed by Gillian Armstrong.

Dec. 09 2013 03:27 PM
Mark Elliott

Favorite movie band:

Jackie Mullins & Robbie's band of hopefuls from the 1982 Australian new wave musical "Starstruck," directed by Gillian Armstrong.

Dec. 09 2013 03:18 PM

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