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Platoon Soundtrack

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Selected trax from the era are aired accordingly. The Motown jams that ring out in the bunker chilling out to 'Tracks Of My Tears' by Smokey Robinson and the seminal 'White Rabbit', Jefferson Airplanes anthem for the drug fuelled hippie culture that offered solace to the LSD peaked minds of society confused yet thriving in the late sixties and early seventies.

The following song tracks were featured in Platoon:

Track names in Bold are linked to a Soundtrack release.
Tracks Of My Tears  -  Smokey RobinsonOkie From Muskogee  -  Merle HaggardHello, I Love You  -  The DoorsWhite Rabbit  -  Jefferson AirplaneRespect  -  Aretha FranklinThe Dock Of The Bay  -  Ottis RedingWhen A Man Loves A Woman  -  Percy SledgeGroovin  -  The Rascals
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Platoon Picture
1986
Charlie Sheen stars in this semi-autobiographical story by Oliver Stone.
Score Music Composer(s): Georges Delerue

The piece of music "Adagio For Strings" enhanced the strange elegiac beauty of some of the images, it perfectly captured the graceful tragedies of this particular conflict, the scars it had left on the director and spirit of his homeland.

The following instrumental Score pieces were featured in Platoon:

Track names in Bold are linked to a Soundtrack release.
"Platoon" Main TitleBunker to VillageSorrowBarnes Shoots Elias / The Turning PointThe Soul of an InnocentKilling Barnes / AftermathFinaleAdagio for Strings - Samuel Barber
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