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The Ecstasy of Gold
The Ecstasy of Gold" ( Italian: L'estasi dell'oro) is a musical composition by Ennio Morricone, part of his score for the Sergio Leone film . It is played while Tuco ( The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Eli Wallach) is frantically searching a cemetery for the grave that holds $200,000 in gold coins. Sung by Edda Dell'Orso, it stands as one of the most well known of Morricone's themes.
Appearances in other media
By other musicians
The song is used as incidental music in
episode The Simpsons , the third episode of the show's Super Franchise Me 26th season. The episode "XCIII" in Samurai Jack's 5th season pays homage to the cemetery scene when Jack hides from the Daughters of Aku in a stone coffin within a ruined temple (complete with a reimagining of The Ecstasy of Gold). 
An arranged version, composed by
Michiko Naruke, titled "Lone Bird in the Shire" is featured as the overworld theme in the 1996 PlayStation RPG . Wild ARMs Bandini's remix is used in the introduction sequence of the 2010
Activision racing game, . Blur Used in Ubisoft Entertainment's "Free-to-play Weekend" trailer for the game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. 
A commercial for
Nike entitled "Fate" used the song within an overall "immovable object vs. infinite force" theme.  A commercial for
Modelo Especial beer using the Bandini remix has been circulating since at least 2015.   A commercial for
L.L. Bean entitled "The Pitch", showing friends playing wiffle ball in the rain, used the song in 2018.  A commercial for KFC showing a Mexican Standoff between a Chicken and a Turkey used the song. 
Radio and podcasts
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"Movie connections for Jackass Number Two (2006)". Imdb.com . Retrieved . 2007-11-13
"Clip from 'Sponge Out of Water. '"
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"Nike "Fate" Leave Nothing commercial w/ LT & Polamalu". Oct 10, 2008 . Retrieved – via October 2, 2018 YouTube.
"Modelo Especial commercial". Archived from the original on 2017-04-07 – via YouTube.
"Javier Lezama - Modelo - Modelo Especial TV Commercial, Fighting for Honor". May 12, 2017 . Retrieved – via October 2, 2018 YouTube.
"L.L.Bean: The Pitch". September 5, 2018 . Retrieved – via October 2, 2018 YouTube.
"KFC UK Christmas Advert 2018". November 12, 2018 . Retrieved – via December 12, 2018 YouTube.
"About History on Fire".