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Rainbo Reviews The AFI's Top 100 Movie Songs

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See the complete List of AFI's Top 100 Movie Songs

Just for the record, here is my personal list of a few truly memorable songs that the AFI might well have included…:

"No Business Like Show Business" - Ethel Merman
"Hooray For Hollywood" from "Hollywood Hotel" - by composer Johnny Mercer
"A Hard Day's Night" - The Beatles
"Yellow Submarine" - The Beatles
"Comedy Tonight" from "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" - Zero Mostel
"The Shady Dame From Seville" from "Victor-Victoria" - Julie Andrews and Robert Preston
Anything from "Little Shop of Horrors" - by composer Alan Menkin
Anything from "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" - by composer Danny Elfman
"Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'" from "Oklahoma!" - composers Rogers and Hammerstein
"Time Warp" from "Rocky Horror Picture"
"If I Could Talk To The Animals" from "Dr. Doolittle" - Rex Harrison
"Trouble" from "The Music Man" - Robert Preston
"Pinball Wizard" from "Tommy" - composer Elton John
Anything from "Hans Christian Anderson" - composer Frank Loesser, sung by Danny Kaye
"Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better" from "Annie Get Your Gun" by Betty Hutton (or Ethel Merman!)
Anything from "O Brother, Where Are You" - composer T-Bone Burnett
"Big Spender" from "Sweet Charity" - Gwen Verdon
"Lola" from "Damn Yankees!" - Gwen Verdon
"Brotherhood of Man" or "Grand Old Ivy" from "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" - Robert Morse, Rudy Vallee
"Minnie The Moocher" from "The Blues Brothers" by Cab Calloway
"The Impossible Dream" from "Man of La Mancha" by Richard Kiley
"Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend" from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" by Marilyn Monroe
"The Entertainer" from "The Sting" by composer Scott Joplin
"Gunfight At OK Corral" - Frankie Laine