Full Metal Jacket Soundtrack: Listen to all songs with scene descriptions

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 6 songs that can be heard in the movie “Full Metal Jacket”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 6 songs featured in “Full Metal Jacket”:

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"Hello Vietnam" by Johnny Wright
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Opening scenes. The new recruits have their hair shaved off.
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"These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" by Nancy Sinatra
Timestamp: 0:43 | Scene: A hooker approaches Joker and Rafterman and negotiates a deal.
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"Chapel Of Love" by The Dixie Cups
Timestamp: 0:50 | Scene: Vietnamese Lunar New Year's Eve. Fireworks in the sky. Joker relaxes in his barracks. The guys joke with each other.
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"Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs
Timestamp: 1:03 | Scene: Joker and Rafterman look for First Platoon and find them. Joker says hello to an old friend. He trades insults with Animal Mother.
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"Surfin' Bird" by The Trashmen
Timestamp: 1:12 | Scene: A soldier smiles after shooting 2 enemies. Tanks enter the town and a helicopter lands. Some troops are filmed.
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"Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones
Timestamp: 1:48 | Scene: End credits.
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What’s the movie about?
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects of the Vietnam War on his fellow recruits, from brutal boot camp training to bloody street fighting in Hue.

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