When I think of Reznor/Ross lately, I’m reminded of “In Motion” from their Academy Award winning score for The Social Network, the dark piano tones in “Hypomania” from The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, or the slow building craziness of “Technically, Missing” from the Gone Girl…
Ever get a tune stuck in your head that you just can’t pin down?.
I was trying to track down a song from Martin Scorsese’s Casino, and thank goodness, I finally found it. “I Ain’t Superstitious” was a classic blues tune originally written by Willie Dixon and recorded in the early 1960’s by Howlin Wolf. This particular version is from Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart. Though the song runs for nearly 5 minutes, half of that is simply Jeff Beck’s great guitar work at play.
For this, I’m including both the song, and the scene from Casino that used it.
And the scene from Martin Scorsese’s Casino (1995):