It Might Get Loud – Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2

As highlighted by It Might Get Loud , the song Sunday Bloody Sunday became a momentous turning point for U2 – in terms of lyrical inspiration and musical production.

It Might Get Loud is a musical documentary that premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. The film delves into the history of the electric guitar through the eyes of Jack White, Jimmy Page, and the Edge.

Learn more about the film at

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House, Season 5 – I Still Care for You, Ray Lamontagne

Painless, the 12th episode from House, features the mellow intonations of Ray Lamontagne in his song – I Still Care for You.

Ray is a folk singer/songwriter originally from New Hampshire, now settled in Maine.  He is best know for his raspy vocals and soft melodies.

Find out what Ray is up to here:

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Diet Dr Pepper – Where Everybody Knows Your Name (Cheers Theme Song), Gary Portnoy

A six-pack of Diet Dr Pepper sodas escape from their aisle to the desert aisle while the song, Where Everybody Knows Your Name cheers them on.

Originally written for Cheers, a popular 1980s sitcom,  Where Everybody Knows Your Name was written by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo.

The composer duo also wrote the themes for Mr. Belvedere and Punky Brewster

Interestingly, the full version of Where Everybody Knows Your Name wasn’t available until Portnoy released his album, Keeper  in 2004.

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Pepsi – Energy, Apples in Stereo

Pepsi wishes everyone a Happy New Year in 2009 with this upbeat jam from Apples in Stereo, Energy.

Apples in Stereo was originally brought together in Denver, Colorado by lead-man Robert Schneider.  In 2007, the band released their album New Magnetic Wonder, which includes the song Energy.

Find out more about Apples in Stereo at their website:

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Scrubs, Season 8 – Catch My Disease, Ben Lee

Scrubs episode 1: “My Jerks”

“My Jerks” is the first Scrubs episode for season 8. The song, Catch My Disease by Ben Lee pops along behind a scene where each character (beginning with Dr. Cox) faces off with their challenges head-on.

Ben Lee, originally for Sydney, Australia began his musical career at the age of 14 with the band Noise Addict. Catch My Disease was also featured on Grey’s Anatomy as well as a Dell commercial in 2006.

Find out more about Ben Lee here:

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Sony Bravia – She’s a Rainbow, Rolling Stones

Sony Bravia shows its colors (or colours) through some impressive claymation.  The musical build-up is classic Rolling Stones – She’s a Rainbow.

The Rolling Stones officially formed in 1962 in London, England.  Early on they were heavily influenced by American Blues and R&B.  With at least 30 albums produced (studio & concert) and over 200 million albums sold around the globe – The Rolling Stones continue to delight our ears.

Catch up with The Rolling Stones at their website,

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Nike, Chalk – Candyman, Cornershop

The uninhibited bass rolls as LeBron James chalks it up in this Nike commercial. The track, Candyman was pulled together by Cornershop and makes for another memorable Nike ad.

Cornershop is a British band that originally got together around 1992 in Leicester, England.  Cornershop produces a unique blend influenced by Indian music as well as electronic music.

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Bud Light Lime – Creator, Santogold

 Creator, a funky electronic jam, by Santogold made this commercial very memorable. Bud Light adds some lime flavor to its beer while Santogold adds some juice to great 1980’s-inspired music.

Santogold a.k.a. Santi White is a singer, songwriter, and music producer.  Originally hailing from Philadelphia, Santi was a member of the band, Stiffed.  Santogold has toured with  Coldplay, Björk, and M.I.A.

Learn more about what Santogold is up to at

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