In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, played one after another, sometimes overlapping. They are common in popular music, and most medleys are songs rather than instrumental. A medley which is a remixed series is called a megamix, often done with tracks for a single artist, or for popular songs from a given year or genre.

See also CreditsMedley.
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!!Examples:
* ''"Just a Gigolo"''[=/=]''"I Got Nobody"'' by Louis Prima in 1956. Other artists that made cover versions are the Music/VillagePeople and Music/DavidLeeRoth.
* ''"Stars on 45 Medley"'' (1981) single by StarsOn45.
* ''Music/DschinghisKhan'' have release a few medleys based on their hit songs.
* Music/WeirdAlYankovic has released numerous medleys, each covering about a dozen songs [[InTheStyleOf in a very polka-influenced style]].
* The aptly titled [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RBFaBGqvPQ Kick ass Guitar solo]] by Steel Panther.
* NicoNicoDouga Medleys are quite popular and have quite a few variations.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cepXLReu1aU Here's a choir version]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz0PaPpmGa8 Welcome to Automatic Mario]]
* Music/{{Metallica}} performed a 15-minute medley of songs from there first two albums (sensibly titled Kill/Ride Medley) on the Cunning Stunts live CD.
** They also do a medley of early Mercyful Fate material on ''Garage Inc''.
* {{GWAR}} has done a medley of their entire first album at a few shows (probably an answer to fans that complain they never play anything from it anymore).
* Dream Theater did a live medley of arena rock anthems on the ''Change of Seasons'' EP.
** And it's got nothing on their Instrumedley. Google it.
* Music/TheBeatles did an entire medley of ''Abbey Road'' at the end of the album.
** Their album ''Love'' is essentially one long medley with few pauses between the songs.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cobFXU41cNo "Vector to the Heavens"]] from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'' is a medley of "Musique pour la tristesse de Xion", "Kairi", and "Dearly Beloved".
* OneHitWonder Cat Mother And the All Night Newsboys' hit "Good Old Rock n Roll" is a medley of 50's hits. The song's producer? None other than JimiHendrix.
* ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LANwIgpha7k Age of Aquarius/Let the Sunshine]]'' is a medley by The 5th Dimension.
* Listen to a classic rock station long enough, and you will likely hear "Devil In A Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly" by Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels. Depending on the station, you might even hear the version that includes "CC Rider".
* In ''{{Homestuck}}'' a few important songs are medleys of other songs:
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyDdV8eIHGE Descend]], the song that plays at the end of Act 4, is a medley of many, many other songs. How many? [[http://www.formspring.me/FwugRadiation/q/169536600592638964 Here's the list]]. (The last song on the list - marked with a ??? - is from a currently unreleased song known as Penumbra Phantasm. However, that music would also be used in Umbral Ultimatium, which starts with the ending of Descend.)
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ckr6KyZoS58 Cascade]], the song that plays at the end of Act 5, is composed of four separate songs: Cascade (Beta) ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Mso1fdqEs originally another composer's take on Descend]]), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktuDYYtbs2s Flare]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXRN_P9miUc Savior of the Dreaming Dead]], and Black Hole / Green Sun (a remix of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3cReQRgYxg Black Rose / Green Sun]]).
** [[http://homestuck.bandcamp.com/track/rex-duodecim-angelus Rex Duodecim Angelus]], a song from the official albums, contains the {{Leitmotif}}s of most of the trolls.
* The Australian Voices do a medley taken UpToEleven: a classical style piece that's actually made up of fragments of 35 different pop songs. It's called [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpMKpOe4ORs Tra$h Ma$h]] and it's ''awesome''.
* "The Blow in a Row" by Music/{{Rage}} from the album ''10 Years in Rage'', which is a medley of songs from their past seven albums.
* As Music/{{Genesis}} slowly moved away from their progressive rock roots and into their hitmaking period, they would perform medleys of their earlier epics. In perticular was the medley on ''Three Sides Live'', which would begin with "In The Cage", incorporate the synth solo from "The Colony Of Slippermen", move into the instrumental section of "The Cinema Show", then end with "...In That Quiet Earth" and "Afterglow" Often sections from "Firth Of Fifth" and ''SuppersReady'' would be included, too.
** A so-called "[[TheBluesBrothers Blues Brothers]]" medley, incorporating "Turn It On Again" with medleys of soul and pop classics from TheSixties with the band wearing CoolShades and fedoras, ended their shows in the mid-to-late '80's.
* The boss theme for Lord Passion in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'' is a medley of the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Bach's Toccata in D Minor, the "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's ''Messiah'' oratorio, and the first movement of the "Spring" violin concerto by Vivaldi.
* The music for the final stage of the arcade ''VideoGame/{{Battletoads}}'' rearranges the first stage's theme (which is [[BossRemix also the boss theme]]) with bits of the second, third, and fourth stages' themes weaved in.
* AmyGrant has one called "Ageless Medley" which covers many of her own songs.
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