The series finale of ‘The Sopranos’ will forever be a fan favorite and remembered because of two things: the lingering question of what happened to Tony right at the very end. And Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ playing on the jukebox. Show creator, David Chase, opened up to Marc Maron on his podcast recently, admitting that it was because the crew despised the song! WHAT?! I cannot imagine any other song playing at the end now!! Journey’s classic hit was THEE perfect fit! Take a listen to the podcast below at mark 1:02:38 as the conversation steers towards a full explanation and what other songs David was considering:
Today is David Chase on https://t.co/KBRiPQLutw! The Sopranos, that final episode, The Many Saints of Newark, cats, fear of selling out! Great talk! Do it up!
Episode – https://t.co/e7yCVw6wnS
— WTF with Marc Maron (@WTFpod) September 21, 2021
(source Marc Maon of @WTFpod via Twitter)