Uncle Buck Soundtrack

Uncle Buck Soundtrack

Uncle Buck Picture
Macaulay Culkin and Gaby Hoffman also star


This movie departed from John Hughes' previous scores, by having a mixture of 'more regular' tracks, rather than the eclectic mix of 80's britpop bands he favoured in his earlier movies, such as "Pretty In Pink" and "Some Kind Of Wonderful".

Tracks like "Mr Sandman", "Lipstick Powder and Paint", and "Tweedlee Dee" set a rather different tone than Simple Minds' "Dont You (Forget About Me)"Update Us

The following song tracks were featured in Uncle Buck

Rhythm of Life
Hugh Harris
Mr. Sandman
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Thanks to pearwater
The touching music that can be heard at various points in the movie is called 'Rhythm Of Life' and is by Hugh Harris and is widely available on his 'Words For Our Years' album.
Thanks to Arjun Medhi
About the Soundtrack, how can anyone forget the hip hop music in it. Two classics are used with instrumental loops, Tone Loc's "Wild Things" and Young MC's "Bust A Move" (which was used in a hilarious scene in Dude, Where's My Car).
Thanks to John
The song played in the bar where Buck & Shanice having dessert is a sample from the song "Got More Rhymes" by Young MC.

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Instrumental Score

Primary Composer(s): Ira Newborn

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The following instrumental score tracks were featured in Uncle Buck

Composers are linked if they worked on other featured movies.

Thanks to dewey20031
One of the instrumental songs is the Ray Anthony tune titled "Thunderbird". You can find it on the album "The Ray Anthony Orchestra - 1953 Chesterfield Shows".
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The instrumental played at night time when Buck is searching for Tia is called "Small Time Hustler" By The Dismasters.

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