Mike Matessino Talks ‘The Sugarland Express’ Release (Podcast at The Legacy of JW)

The long-awaited premiere release of John Williams’ The Sugarland Express is finally here, courtesy of La-La Land Records and Universal Pictures Film Music Classics. The very first collaboration between director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams gets its much deserved first official soundtrack album, coming on the heels of the 50th anniversary of the film.

In this new “Soundtrack Spotlight” episode of The Legacy of John Williams podcast, producer Mike Matessino returns to discuss the long-awaited premiere release of “The Sugarland Express,” chronicling the journey that led to the 50th anniversary soundtrack album and commenting on the virtues of both Steven Spielberg’s stunning debut film and John Williams’ gentle, blues-tinged score.

Soundtrack Spotlight: The Sugarland Express 50th Anniversary, Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto