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33 Songs You'll Love If You Love "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Soundtrack

Time for some discovery.

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1. "Metal Guru" by T-Rex

Ideal scene for this song: This is an opening credits song all the way — the whole gang bustin' intergalactic behind while Marc Bolan screams in the background.
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Ideal scene for this song: This is an opening credits song all the way — the whole gang bustin' intergalactic behind while Marc Bolan screams in the background.

2. "All The Young Dudes" by Mott The Hoople

Ideal scene for this song: The gang sits around discussing their adventures in-between the first film and the second film, mentioning things like "sparknaks" and "clargons" and some other made-up space junk.
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Ideal scene for this song: The gang sits around discussing their adventures in-between the first film and the second film, mentioning things like "sparknaks" and "clargons" and some other made-up space junk.

3. "Son Of A Preacher Man" by Dusty Springfield

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord has an awkward sexual encounter with a blue alien, with, like, whiskers?
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord has an awkward sexual encounter with a blue alien, with, like, whiskers?

4. "Gypsy" by Fleetwood Mac

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord or Gamora gaze out a window — a SPACE window — and pine for each-other.
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord or Gamora gaze out a window — a SPACE window — and pine for each-other.

5. "Maggie May" by Rod Stewart

Ideal scene for this song: The gang visits a planet that's orange and Rocket Raccoon steals a particularly large loaf of bread.
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Ideal scene for this song: The gang visits a planet that's orange and Rocket Raccoon steals a particularly large loaf of bread.

6. "TVC-15" by David Bowie

Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.
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Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.

7. "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free" by Nina Simone

Ideal scene for this song: Drax thinks about his deceased wife and then farts.
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Ideal scene for this song: Drax thinks about his deceased wife and then farts.

8. "The Stroke" by Billy Squier

Ideal scene for this song: Literally just three minutes of everyone loading guns.
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Ideal scene for this song: Literally just three minutes of everyone loading guns.

9. "Jailbreak" by Thin Lizzy

Ideal scene for this song: A fist-fight in an intergalactic (obviously) jail (obviously).
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Ideal scene for this song: A fist-fight in an intergalactic (obviously) jail (obviously).

10. "Ballroom Blitz" by Sweet

Ideal scene for this song: The gang discover an alien sport an are really good at it for some reason.
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Ideal scene for this song: The gang discover an alien sport an are really good at it for some reason.

11. "Free Ride" by The Edgar Winter Group

Ideal scene for this song: After gambling the rest of their money to fix their broken ship, they hit the jackpot and high five each-other for ~2 and a half minutes to this song.
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Ideal scene for this song: After gambling the rest of their money to fix their broken ship, they hit the jackpot and high five each-other for ~2 and a half minutes to this song.

12. "Sweet Jane" by The Velvet Underground

Ideal scene for this song: Flashback to Earth: A man with feathered hair in a corduroy suit delivers a mysterious suitcase to a seedy bar.
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Ideal scene for this song: Flashback to Earth: A man with feathered hair in a corduroy suit delivers a mysterious suitcase to a seedy bar.

13. "What Is Life" by George Harrison

Ideal scene for this song: The same man with the feathered hair and brown suit slides atop of a cop car in slow motion.
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Ideal scene for this song: The same man with the feathered hair and brown suit slides atop of a cop car in slow motion.

14. "Heart Of Glass" by Blondie

Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.
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Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.

15. "I Can See For Miles" by The Who

Ideal scene for this song: We meet the main bad guy — this time it's an entire galaxy. They fight a galaxy.
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Ideal scene for this song: We meet the main bad guy — this time it's an entire galaxy. They fight a galaxy.

16. "God Save the Queen" by the Sex Pistols

Ideal scene for this song: The bad galaxy details its (bad galaxy) plan.
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Ideal scene for this song: The bad galaxy details its (bad galaxy) plan.

17. "Killer Queen" by Queen

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord teaches the crew about Freddie Mercury.
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord teaches the crew about Freddie Mercury.

18. "One" by Harry Nilsson

Ideal scene for this song: Rocket Raccoon becomes friend with another sentient tree and Groot stares out a window solemnly.
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Ideal scene for this song: Rocket Raccoon becomes friend with another sentient tree and Groot stares out a window solemnly.

19. "Stay With Me" by Faces

Ideal scene for this song: Party scene. Whole gang is getting lit on (space) cocktails.
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Ideal scene for this song: Party scene. Whole gang is getting lit on (space) cocktails.

20. "The Bitch Is Back" by Elton John

Ideal scene for this song: Someone we thought was dead (Groot's uncle? Aunt? Step-brother?) comes back to life, OBVIOUSLY.
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Ideal scene for this song: Someone we thought was dead (Groot's uncle? Aunt? Step-brother?) comes back to life, OBVIOUSLY.

21. "Hold On Loosely" by 38 Special

Ideal scene for this song: Groot and Groot's step-brother also named Groot reminisce.
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Ideal scene for this song: Groot and Groot's step-brother also named Groot reminisce.

22. "Monkey Man" by The Rolling Stones

Ideal scene for this song: The gang learns that they're going to have to save the galaxy... again.
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Ideal scene for this song: The gang learns that they're going to have to save the galaxy... again.

23. "Strangers" by The Kinks

Ideal scene for this song: Groot's step-brother dies tragically.
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Ideal scene for this song: Groot's step-brother dies tragically.

24. "Got To Give It Up (Part 1)" by Marvin Gaye

Ideal scene for this song: Space battle — just space junk flyin' everywhere and the Guardians kickin' hinds.
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Ideal scene for this song: Space battle — just space junk flyin' everywhere and the Guardians kickin' hinds.

25. "Can You Get To That" by Funkadelic

Ideal scene for this song: Drax and Rocket Raccoon slow-mo battle a giant space slug.
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Ideal scene for this song: Drax and Rocket Raccoon slow-mo battle a giant space slug.

26. "Everyday People" by Sly & The Family Stone

Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.
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Ideal scene for this song: Groot dances.

27. "Gimme Some Lovin'" by The Spencer Davis Group

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord tells the gang about the glory that is electric bass.
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord tells the gang about the glory that is electric bass.

28. "Detroit Rock City" by KISS

Ideal scene for this song: The whole gang gets ready for the biggest battle of their dang lives.
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Ideal scene for this song: The whole gang gets ready for the biggest battle of their dang lives.

29. "Personality Crisis" by the New York Dolls

Ideal scene for this song: The battle commences — space lasers flyin' around like a dang planetarium show.
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Ideal scene for this song: The battle commences — space lasers flyin' around like a dang planetarium show.

30. "Piece Of My Heart" by Big Brother And The Holding Company

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord lays the finishing blow on the big baddie.
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord lays the finishing blow on the big baddie.

31. "Up Around The Bend" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Ideal scene for this song: Everyone smiles as they fly away, tears in their eyes for Step-Groot.
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Ideal scene for this song: Everyone smiles as they fly away, tears in their eyes for Step-Groot.

32. "Satellite Of Love" by Lou Reed

Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord and Gamora kiss, duh.
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Ideal scene for this song: Star Lord and Gamora kiss, duh.

33. "Feel Like Makin' Love" by Bad Company

Ideal scene for this song: END CREDITS... THE GUARDIANS WILL RETURN.
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Ideal scene for this song: END CREDITS... THE GUARDIANS WILL RETURN.

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