Music Supervisor Susan Jacobs & The Story of Malcolm McLaren After "Pistol"
Susan Jacobs won the first Emmy ever awarded for music supervision. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Jacobs about her work on "Big Little Lies" and other projects. They also talk with author Paul Gorman about his biography of Malcolm McLaren, the legendary manager of the Sex Pistols.
Malcolm McLaren was a legendary music marketer, who famously put the Sex Pistols together. Now that the TV Show “Pistol” features McLaren as a character, we’re revisiting our interview with author Paul Gorman on his McLaren biography.
Over her 30 year career, Susan Jacobs has worked with directors like Spike Lee, David O. Russell and Robert Altman on placing music within movies. Jim and Greg talk to Susan about the effects of great music on screen and how she convinced Led Zeppelin to let her expertly use the band's music in “Sharp Objects.”
Joe Tex, "A Woman's Hands," A Woman's Hands (Single), Dial, 1967
Sex Pistols, "Anarchy In the U.K.," Never Mind the Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, Virgin, 1977
Sex Pistols, "God Save the Queen," Never Mind the Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, Virgin, 1977
Sex Pistols, "Pretty Vacant," Never Mind the Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, Virgin, 1977
Bow Wow Wow, "I Want Candy," The Last of the Mohicans, RCA, 1982
Malcolm McLaren, "Buffalo Gals," Duck Rock, Virgin, 1983
Bill Lee, "Nola-Vocals," She's Gotta Have It - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Antilles, 1991
Public Image Ltd, "Public Image," Public Image: First Issue, Virgin, 1978
Marvin Hamlisch, "Theme From The Swimmer (Send for Me in Summer) / Big Splash," The Swimmer, CBS, 1968
Leon Bridges, "River," Coming Home, Columbia, 2015
Led Zeppelin, "Whole Lotta Love," Led Zeppelin II, Atlantic, 1969
Led Zeppelin, "What Is and What Should Never Be," Led Zeppelin II, Atlantic, 1969
Led Zeppelin, "Thank You," Led Zeppelin II, Atlantic, 1969
Charles Bradley, "Victim of Love (feat. Menahan Street Band)," Victim of Love, Daptone, 2013
Michael Kiwanuka, "Cold Little Heart," Love & Hate, Interscope, 2016
Norman Greenbaum, "Spirit in the Sky," Spirit in the Sky, Reprise, 1969
Dire Straits, "Romeo and Juliet," Making Movies, Warner Bros., 1980
Electric Light Orchestra, "10538 Overture," The Electric Light Orchestra, United Artists, 1971
Simon & Garfunkel, "Mrs. Robinson," The Graduate, Columbia Masterworks, 1968
Harry Nilsson, "Everybody's Talkin'," Aerial Ballet, RCA Victor, 1968
The Acid, "Tumbling Lights," Liminal, Infectious Music, 2014
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