Category: Music

Curtis Stigers Performs Sons of Anarchy Theme Song “This Life” Live! [WATCH]

Curtis Stigers Image Credit: Blue Note Jazz Festival
Curtis Stigers
Image Credit: Blue Note Jazz Festival

Rarely ever do we get to see the man behind the Sons of Anarchy music, so today we’re in for a very special performance! Curtis Stigers, the American jazz vocalist, saxophonist, guitarist, and songwriter, is largely responsible for the Sons of Anarchy soundtrack, and especially for the Sons of Anarchy Theme Song, “This Life”. Today, we get to see a video of Curtis performing the theme song live, in-studio at KRVB, “The River,” Boise, Idaho.

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Music of Anarchy: “This Charming Life” by Joan Armatrading (+Lyrics!)

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Image Credit: sonsofanarchywikia

This Charming Life by Joan Armatrading 

Sons of Anarchy Season 3, Episode 13 – “NS”

Opening Montage

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SOA’s Ed Sheeran Covers ‘Wonderwall’ by Oasis

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Image Credit: People’s Choice

Ok, so there’s been some serious disagreements online about Ed Sheeran (Make It Rain, Sons of Anarchy) and his cover of ‘Wonderwall’ by Oasis. Ed definitely went out of his way to make this cover truly his own – which is what we totally love about him – but a lot of people aren’t feeling his changes to the popular song. Today, SOA Fanatics, you get to be the judge.

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Memoirs From A Blogger Who Says Sons of Anarchy Got Her Through Intense Back Surgery

L - Lauren Sarner Image Credit: Lauren Sarner R - Jackson "Jax" Teller (Charlie Hunnam) Image Credit: FX
L – Lauren Sarner
Image Credit: Lauren Sarner
R – Jackson “Jax” Teller (Charlie Hunnam)
Image Credit: FX

It’s not every day that you’ll find someone who refers to Jackson “Jax” Teller (Charlie Hunnam, Sons of Anarchy) as Dr. Charlie Hunnam, or that you’ll encounter a person who credits Sons of Anarchy for getting them through some really tough times. Usually, Sons of Anarchy found us wanting a Xanax, not finding positive perspectives on life – which don’t get me wrong, is what we loved about it.

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Music From Sons of Anarchy Season 5 – Hero & Hell By Keaton Simons (+ Lyrics!)

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mage Credit: ArtistXite

The Forest Rangers will always be known as the Sons of Anarchy band, having scored nearly the entire soundtrack for all seven seasons of the show, however, other artists contributed to the epic Sons of Anarchy music collection. Keaton Simons performed “Hero & Hell” for Season 5, Episode 10: Crucifixed.

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Music of Anarchy: Los Tiempos Van Cambiando (The Times They Are a-Changin’) By Franky Perez & Los Guardianes del Bosque (+Lyrics)

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Image Credit: Twitter

Los Tiempos Van Cambiando (The Times They Are a-Changin’) By Franky Perez & Los Guardianes del Bosque

From Sons of Anarchy Season 4, Episode 4: “Una Venta (A Sale)”

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Happy Birthday, Ed Sheeran!

Ed Sheeran Photo Credit: Twitter
Ed Sheeran
Photo Credit: Twitter

25 years ago today, Edward Christopher “Ed” Sheeran was born – and on that day back in 1991 none of us knew that a star was born. None of us knew that star would forever change the Sons of Anarchy soundtrack, or go on to play one of the amazing characters in The Bastard Executioner. Today at SOA Fanatic, we’d like to wish the extremely talented Ed Sheeran a very happy birthday!

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Sons of Anarchy Music Video: “Can’t Help Falling In Love” By Elvis Presley

Mark Boone Jr as Robert "Bobby Elvis" Munson Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot
Mark Boone Jr as Robert “Bobby Elvis” Munson
Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot

We all remember that Bobby (Munson, Mark Boone Jr, Sons of Anarchy), aside from being a SAMCRO biker, was also an Elvis Impersonator? That fact is perfect for today, considering that we’re so close to Valentine’s Day, and that Elvis Presley himself was the King of love songs. We’ve found a Sons of Anarchy tribute video that showcases “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” by Elvis Presley, sung by Mark Boone Jr.

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Learn How To Play The Sons of Anarchy Theme Song “This Life” On Guitar [TUTORIAL]

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Hal Stead – Quail Studios Tutorials
Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot – Quail Studios Tutorials

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the Sons of Anarchy theme song, “This Life” by Curtis Stigers and The Forest Rangers? Are you a guitarist who loves to play covers? If so, then today is your lucky day, because we’ve found a super easy way for you to learn how to play the song! Hal Stead of Quail Studios made a video tutorial of how to play the song, and we’ve brought it exclusively to SOA Fanatic for you!

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Sons of Anarchy Music Video: Sail By AWOLNation

Jax Teller - Charlie Hunnam (L) Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortiz - Theo Rossi (R) Image Credit: FanPop
Jax Teller – Charlie Hunnam (L)
Juan Carlos “Juice” Ortiz – Theo Rossi (R)
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Who would have thought that the mix of Sons of Anarchy and AWOLNation would be as perfect as it is? It’s so perfect, it’s as if it was meant to be. That AWOLNation was made for Sons, or that Sons was made for AWOLNation. No, we’re not kidding, and we’ve found a Sons of Anarchy music video, that proves how perfect the pairing is.

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New Music By Bob Thiele and The Forest Rangers – “Trying To Believe”

Nico Nicotera (Ratboy, Sons of Anarchy) Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot
Nico Nicotera (Ratboy, Sons of Anarchy)
Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot

You seriously aren’t going to believe how incredibly cool this is. Bob Thiele and The Forest Rangers are solely responsible for roughly ninety-percent of the awesome music that came from Sons of Anarchy, and not too long ago, we told you about a new album they’ve been working on, called Land-Ho. It just so happens that they’ve officially published the music video for “Trying To Believe” ft Alisson Mosshart, from the album Land-Ho, and it features a few of our favorite Sons of Anarchy stars.
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Kiki Ireland Covers Ed Sheeran’s “Make It Rain”

YouTube Screenshot
YouTube Screenshot

As Sons of Anarchy fans, “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran is one song from the soundtrack that we are guaranteed to never forget. The song played during the penultimate episode of the series, as Jax (Teller, Charlie Hunnam) struggled with the fact that he was finally able to make Gemma (Teller-Morrow, Katey Sagal) pay for all of her past sins. Today we’ve found an interesting cover of the song made famous by Ed Sheeran, done by a YouTube artist named Kiki Ireland.
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Sons of Anarchy Music Video “Rain” by Black Powder County

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Here’s an awesome fan-made Sons of Anarchy music video for “Rain” by Black Powder County. We’re huge fans of Sons of Anarchy tribute videos and this one has landed itself on our top favorites list. First of all, the music is awesome and second it’s edited perfectly to the best scenes from Sons of Anarchy. Continue reading “Sons of Anarchy Music Video “Rain” by Black Powder County”

The Anti-Christmas Christmas Song, by Katey Sagal and The Forest Rangers

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When you think of the song Greensleeves, what comes to mind is a rhythmically upbeat, bright, happy tune. The song is widely used as a Christmas song, mostly for it’s joyful qualities. However, the version of the song covered by Katey Sagal and The Forest Rangers, specifically for Sons of Anarchy, is quite the opposite. Continue reading “The Anti-Christmas Christmas Song, by Katey Sagal and The Forest Rangers”

“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” – Katey Sagal

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Christmas Song By Katey Sagal

With as talented a singer as Katey Sagal (Gemma Teller-Morrow, Sons of Anarchy) is, we’re not surprised she’s serenaded us with some Christmas tunes in her day. We’ve found an especially beautiful rendition of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, performed by Katey herself. The song, written by Hugh Martin, was first-ever performed in 1944 by Judy Garland.
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Music of Anarchy – Leonard Cohen “Come Healing”

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I was out on my porch having a smoke yesterday, and the church around the corner was playing their usual Sunday song list – or so I thought. I seriously love having a church in the neighborhood, just to listen to their music, and what I heard them playing this Sunday, makes me love it even more. As I stood there, I realized the song that was being played was none other than “Come Healing”, which was done by Leonard Cohen for Sons of Anarchy Season 6, Episode 1 – “Straw”. Check out the lyrics and take a listen below: Continue reading “Music of Anarchy – Leonard Cohen “Come Healing””

Music From Sons of Anarchy: Girl from the North Country by Lions

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Sons of Anarchy Season 2, Episode 1: Albification

Here’s a great Bob Dylan cover that was featured on Sons of Anarchy during season 2 episode 1 titled Albification. The track titled “Girl From North Country” was covered by the group Lions. The music video below features clips of Opie and Donna. Check out the lyrics and music video below and leave your thoughts on the music video in the comments.

Girl from the North Country – Lions (Sons of Anarchy) – Season 2: Episode 1: Albification
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One Song That May Have Been Perfect For Sons of Anarchy

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller & Jared Leto from 30 Seconds To Mars
Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller & Jared Leto from 30 Seconds To Mars

Are you ever just rocking out at home, listening to Pandora, or Spotify, or just cruising around on YouTube, and you listen to a song and think “Damn, this one would have been perfect for Sons of Anarchy”? Sometimes the lyrics to certain songs will hit you, and make you think of the constant pain and conflict for Jax (Teller, Charlie Hunnam, Sons of Anarchy), or the crushing desperation that usually came of Gemma (Teller-Morrow, Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy). Continue reading “One Song That May Have Been Perfect For Sons of Anarchy”

Music From Sons of Anarchy Season 4: “Terrible Tommy” By Ryan Horne

Terrible Tommy
Ryan Hurst as Opie Winston on Sons of Anarchy

Do you remember Season 4: Episode 12 – Burnt and Purged Away? Opie (Winston, Ryan Hurst) finds his father Piney (Winston, William Lucking) dead at the cabin. Wayne Unser (Dayton Callie) had followed him to the cabin to tell him that his father died at the hands of Club President Clay Morrow (Ron Perlman). Continue reading “Music From Sons of Anarchy Season 4: “Terrible Tommy” By Ryan Horne”

The Forest Rangers New Album: “LAND HO!”

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The Forest Rangers New Album – Photo Source: Pinterest

The Forest Rangers, the incredibly soulful band who provided the music narrative for all seven amazing seasons of Sons of Anarchy, have just released their own album on July 10, 2015, titled “LAND HO!”. The album, which was recorded during the seventh and final season of SOA, is heavily influenced by the outlaw biker drama. Continue reading “The Forest Rangers New Album: “LAND HO!””

Songs of Anarchy – Yelawolf ‘Till It’s Gone’ Music Video

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As heard on the ending montage of Sons of Anarchy’s second episode of the seventh season titled ‘Toil and Till’. The song titled ‘Till It’s Gone’ is performed by rap artist Yelawolf.’Till It’s Gone’ is played during the last moments of the episode after Henry Lin threatens Jax to find out who killed his men and took his heroin and guns.

“I want my men, my guns and my heroin! Let me be very clear, Jackson. If that does not happen, the violence will not stop at the Stockton/Oakland borders. It will come to Charming. I will turn Mayberry into a goddamn killing field!” – Henry Lin

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Songs of Anarchy: The Forest Rangers Cover Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’


Bohemian Rhapsody was originally written and performed by Freddie Mercury, frontman of opera-rock band Queen. The song topped UK Singles Charts for nine weeks straight in 1976 and came in at #1 again after Mercury’s passing in 1991. The song has now been resurrected by The Forest Rangers and featured in the Sons of Anarchy season 7 premiere episode ‘Black Widower’.

Bohemian Rhapsody – covered by The Forest Rangers ft White Buffalo, Billy Valentine & Franky Perez
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Music from Sons of Anarchy Season 6 Finale.

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As heard on Sons of Anarchy’s heart wrenching  season 6 finale.  This tune will pull on your heartstrings for sure, so suiting for the final episode. Music by Noah Gundersen and The Forest Rangers. Enjoy!

Lyrics Day is Gone

Take it back
I would take it back
For just another minute
Just another chance with you

Give it up
I would give everything up
Every last breath
Every first taste, for you.
Just to make it alright.
Just to make it alright.

But its too late, to go back.
I can see the darkness, through the cracks.
Daylight fading, I curse the breaking.
The day is gone.
The day is gone.

Run away
I ll just run away
like a child
from all them to you…
And now I see
my most constant mistake
is i don’t know what I love till its gone…

But its too late
To go back
And I can see the darkness
Through the cracks
Daylight fading
I curse the breaking.
The day is gone.
The day is gone…

Its too late to go back,
I let the darkness seep through the cracks.
Love is bleeding, I curse my breathing.
The day is gone…
The day is gone…

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