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Martin Scorsese's Music: An A to Z Guide to the Director's Soundtracks

An alphabetical breakdown of the Oscar winner's sonic legacy, from "Atlantis" to Warren Zevon

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C: The Rolling Stones' "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" From 'Casino'

Most filmmakers might borrow a few bars, or maybe the horns and Latin percussion breakdown, from this Stones gem off of Sticky Fingers to goose up a set piece. Not Scorsese: He lets the whole seven-plus minutes play over a recounting of Nicky Santoro's criminal career in Vegas. Having been banned from entering casinos, Joe Pesci's Santoro decides he's going to start ripping off everybody. Cue a montage of jewelry heists, fencing pay-offs, showgirl-shtupping and more money than a hood knows where to hide. By the time the song is over, there's a new sheriff in Sin City.

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