100 Songs

EDITORS’ NOTES

The director Martin Scorsese has said that the first thing that often comes to mind while working on a new project is the music—so much so that he played Derek & The Dominos' “Layla” on set while shooting Goodfellas to make sure the camera and actors were synched perfectly to the song. In that spirit, here’s a playlist of tracks inextricably linked to the scenes they soundtrack, from originals scored for the movie itself to classics and obscurities paired with a careful eye to reveal something unusual or new.

EDITORS’ NOTES

The director Martin Scorsese has said that the first thing that often comes to mind while working on a new project is the music—so much so that he played Derek & The Dominos' “Layla” on set while shooting Goodfellas to make sure the camera and actors were synched perfectly to the song. In that spirit, here’s a playlist of tracks inextricably linked to the scenes they soundtrack, from originals scored for the movie itself to classics and obscurities paired with a careful eye to reveal something unusual or new.

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