Did you know that one of the most famous movie songs of the 80s was written by Buffy Sainte-Marie? She wrote the song Up Where We Belong together with Jack Nitzsche and Will Jennings. In this song list you can find out what other timeless songs Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote besides this marvelous movie song. The songs have been carefully chosen by ListenMusic.fm. For some of you, of course, there are other favorites that belong more to this list of the best Buffy Sainte-Marie songs. But it is an attempt to choose some of the best songs from Buffy's song catalog and save you time and work.
The picture shows Buffy Sainte-Marie performing in 1968 at the Grand Gala du Disque, an annual Dutch gala.
1. The Beauty Way
2. The Big Ones Get Away
3. Universal Soldier
4. The Circle Game
If you don't know the songs of Buffy Sainte-Marie yet, you might be familiar with the song The Circle Game from the soundtrack of the Quentin Tarantino movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
5. Qu'Appele Valley Saskatchewan
6. Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
For the film An Officer and a Gentleman, Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes recorded Up Where We Belong, originally composed by Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Together with Jack Nietzsche, Buffy-Sainte Marie won two of the most important music awards in the film business: an Academy Award as well as a Grammy Award in the category Best Original Song.