American Splendor Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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The soundtrack album has some selections by composer Mark Suozzo, but is predominantly made up of hard bop jazz that both the real-life Pekar and his fictional avatar favored. In fact, Pekar was also a prolific record collector and freelance music critic in addition to his work in comics. The CD features comic book style liner notes written by Pekar. This CD includes three downloadable screensaver — one shows the liner notes comic book and the other shows American Splendor comic covers. Also included are exclusive AOL Instant Messenger icons, a comic book, cover gallery, and web links.

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The soundtrack album has some selections by composer Mark Suozzo, but is predominantly made up of hard bop jazz that both the real-life Pekar and his fictional avatar favored. In fact, Pekar was also a prolific record collector and freelance music critic in addition to his work in comics. The CD features comic book style liner notes written by Pekar. This CD includes three downloadable screensavers — one shows the liner notes comic book and the other shows American Splendor comic covers. Also included are exclusive AOL Instant Messenger icons, a comic book, cover gallery, and web links.
1. Paniots Nine – Joe Maneri
  2. Blue Devil Jump – Jay McShann
  3. Chasin’ Rainbows – R. Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders
  4. On The Sunny Side Of The Street – Lester Young/Oscar Peterson Trio
  5. Oh, Lady Be Good – Dizzy Gillespie
  6. Ain’t That Peculiar – Marvin Gaye
  7. Looking Suite: Shortest Weekend, The / After Alice (So Sweet, So Sad)
  8. Stardust – Dizzy Gillespie
  9. Hula Medley – R. Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders
  10. T’aint Nobody’s Bizness If I Do – Jay McShann
  11. My Favorite Things – John Coltrane
  12. Time Passes Strangely: Cancer Treatment / Retirement Party
  13. Ain’t That Peculiar – Chocolate Genius

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