Music Reviews

age 8+
 
Classic '50s hits bring back fun, yearning of the era.
By Various Artists
(1986)
age 10+
 
Small-town, early '60s innocence frozen in time forever.
By Various Artists
(1998)
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age 10+
 
Soulful songs inspire and shine on Houston's final album.
By Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston
(2012)
age 13+
 
Memorable but dated '80s rock.
By Various Artists
(1986)
age 14+
 
Popular alt-folk score speaks to angst-ridden teens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
age 12+
 
Cult classic romp boasts great tracks by music legends.
By The Blues Brothers
(1980)
age 15+
 
Racy cult film music still delights free thinkers.
By Various Artists
(2000)
age 10+
 
Acoustic folk-pop song about unrequited love; clean video.
By The Lumineers
(2012)
age 14+
 
Inventive fusion of genres sets hit-filled soundtrack apart.
By Prince and the Revolution
(1984)
age 7+
 
Catchy, feel-good song for kids and parents.
By Owl City
(2012)
age 13+
 
Sultry, bluesy song with mature message.
By Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio
(2012)
age 14+
 
Swearing in audio clips undercuts superb classic tunes.
By Various Artists
(1994)
age 10+
 
'50s-style songs still resonate with kids; some iffy lines.
By Various Artists
(1978)
age 10+
 
Moody, mature songs cap off saga, but OK for older kids.
By Various Artists
(2012)
age 13+
 
TV score showcases strong women, powerful country songs.
By Various Artists
(2012)
age 14+
 
Soundtrack features pensive songs, one with harsh lyrics.
By Various Artists
(2012)
age 14+
 
Tragic, intense film songs delivered with passion.
By Various Artists
(2012)
age 9+
 
Mostly instrumental soundtrack is milder than the movie.
By thenewno2
(2013)
age 10+
 
Teen with terminal cancer leaves behind a beautiful song.
By Zach Sobiech
(2012)
age 8+
 
Soundtrack offers a rockin' good time for the whole family.
By Various Artists
(2013)

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