7 – american bravura

FrankenMixes: The Never, Ever Ask Series
(Put your America where your mouth is, pilgrim.) 

1. “Arrogance may not be a uniquely American trait, but I must say you do it better than anyone.” | Captain America: The First Avenger/Hugo Weaving as “Red Skull”
2. Johnny Come Lately | Steve Earle
     “Listen up close; I got somethin’ to say.”
     “Gonna drink Camden Town dry tonight, if I have to spend my last pound!”
3. “You don’t talk American.” | The Beverly Hillbillies/Cloris Leachman as “Granny”
4. “Yah” medley | Fargo
5. “That’s so American.” | So Graham Norton/Graham Norton as himself
6. American Without Tears 1 | Elvis Costello
     “She was singing that it’s too late; I agreed with that part …”
7. “And now for something completely different.” | Monty Python’s Flying Circus
8. American Without Tears 2 | Elvis Costello
     “The sun was like a light bulb being swallowed by a clown.”
9. “You ain’t from ’round here, are you?” | Rango
10. I’m Not From Here | James McMurtry
       “I just live here.”
11. “Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.” | POTC: Curse of the Black Pearl/Johnny Depp as “Captain Jack Sparrow”
12. Somewhere in America There’s a Street Named After My Dad | Was (Not Was)
        “At night, only crickets. No prowlers, no sires. No pinkie-ring hustlers. No angel-dust Byrons.”
13. “Buy the ticket, take the ride.” | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas/Johnny Depp as “Raoul Duke”
14. 3,000 Miles | Ellis Paul
        “You never forget the view from these windows.”
15. “The American people have never tolerated incompetence in their public officials.” | The Simpsons/Steve Martin
16. “Fool me once, shame on … shame on you. …” | George W. Bush, speech in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2002
17. American Slang | The Gaslight Anthem
        “The bandages just don’t keep me in.”
18. “You can’t do things like that!” | Arsenic and Old Lace/Cary Grant as “Mortimer Brewster”
19. Holiday | Green Day
       “Can I get another amen?”
20. “If what I think is happening, is happening, it better not be.” | The Fantastic Mr. Fox/”Mrs. Fox,” voiced by Meryl Streep
21. Just Us Kids (live in studio) | James McMurtry
       “Not so skinny, maybe not so free, not so many as we used to be.”
22. “Where is it written that all our dreams must be small ones?” | Babylon 5
23. Levelland | James McMurtry
       “They sunk some roots down in the dirt, to keep from blowing off the Earth.”
24. “I made that up.” | Call for Help
25. “This, my friends, is false advertising!” | A Bug’s Life
26. The Last Resort | The Eagles
        “There is no more new frontier; we have got to make it here.”
         “We satisfy our endless needs and justify our bloody deeds, in the name of destiny, and in the name of God.”
         “Call someplace paradise, kiss it goodbye.”
27. “You found me beautiful once … ” | Army of Darkness
28. American Woman | The Guess Who
       “Colored lights can hypnotize. Sparkle someone else’s eyes.”
29. “You can die with your secrets, you miserable piss-elegant fairy.” | The Ritz
30. American Girl | Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
       “She couldn’t help thinking that there was a little more to life somewhere else.”
31. “We have many swinging hobbies, like meeting girls, and being next to their big American breasts!” | Saturday Night Live/Steve Martin as “Georg Festrunk,” from recurring SNL bit “Two Wild and Crazy Guys”
32. American Girls | Counting Crows
       “American girls, all weather and noise …”
33. “Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.” | Raiders of the Lost Ark/Harrison Ford as “Indiana Jones”
34. The Boys of Summer | Don Henley
        “I saw a Deadhead sticker on a cadillac. A little voice said: Don’t look back. You can never look back.
35. “There’s something wrong with us! Something very, very wrong with us!” | Stripes/Bill Murray as “John Winger”
36. First Night | The Hold Steady
        “When they kiss, they spit white noise.”
37. Hip Hop Thighs #16 (Poison the Hit Parade) | Ike Reilly
       “Frankly, I’m a little frightened …”

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