We’re not film critics, but one thing is sure, Richard Linklater made some of the most memorable movies of the last 25 years. Some turned into Stoner Classics, others into every lover’s dream. Linklater never disappointed in his soundtrack choices, even if it means he has to beg Led Zeppelin (literally) to use Immigrant Song in School of Rock. Here are some of the best songs used in Richard Linklater’s movies, from Slacker to Everybody Wants Some!!

Sweet – Fox on the run (Dazed and Confused – 1993)

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Tuesday’s Gone (Dazed and Confused – 1993)

Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen (School of Rock – 2003)

School of Rock Song (School of Rock – 2003)

Wings – Band on the Run (Boyhood – 2014)

Yo La Tengo – I’ll Be Around (Boyhood – 2014)

Patti Smith – Because the Night (Everybody Wants Some!! – 2016)

Surfaris – The Wipeout (Bad News Bears – 2005)

Benny Goodman – Sing sing sing (Me and Orson Welles – 2008)

Skokiaan (Slacker)

Spoiler Warning: Video is taken from a scene in the movie


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