THE APOLLO!

 Various artists: The Apollo Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

UME Direct, 2019

THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the audio accompaniment to the HBO documentary released November 6. Created by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Roger Ross Williams, THE APOLLO chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater.

Tracklist:

01. Kenneth J. Thompson – Kenneth J. Thompson, Apollo Greeter (0:15)
02. T. Griffin – Opening, The Apollo Theater (1:16)
03. Charles Mingus – Take The “A” Train (3:35)
04. Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra – Memphis Blues (2:39)
05. Marion J. Caffey – Interview Excerpt 1 (0:15)
06. Ella Fitzgerald – How High The Moon (3:14)
07. Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra – Old Man Blues (3:05)
08. Pearl Bailey – She’s Something Spanish (2:47)
09. Count Basie and his Orchestra – Jive At Five (2:50)
10. Ted Fox – Interview Excerpt 2 (0:11)
11. Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra – Strange Fruit (3:10)
12. Mikki Shepard – Interview Excerpt 3 (0:12)
13. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On (3:40)
14. Kamilah Forbes – Interview Excerpt 4 (0:18)
15. James Brown – Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud (4:49)
16. Ta-Nehisi Coates – Interview Excerpt 5 (0:16)
17. Robert Glasper – Apollo As Home (0:30)
18. Gladys Knight & The Pips – Home Is Where the Heart Is (5:11)
19. Robert Glasper – Mission Statement (1:13)
20. Johnny Hodges – Come Sunday (2:31)
21. James Brown – Lost Someone (2:39)
22. Robert Glasper – Schiffman Cards (0:30)
23. Jimmy Smith – T’aint No Use (6:05)
24. Robert Glasper – Obama Returns To The Apollo (1:17)
25. Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady (3:14)
26. Kenny Burrell; Grover Washington, Jr. – Asphalt Canyon Blues (6:13)
27. Etta James – Something’s Got A Hold On Me (2:47)
28. Robert Glasper – Harlem Riots (2:11)
29. Dizzy Gillespie – Duke’s Last Soliloquy (3:06)
30. T. Griffin; Ta-Nehisi Coates – Excerpt From Stage Reading Of “Between The World And Me” (Live At The Apollo Theater, April 2018) (1:24)
31. Robert Glasper; Ledisi – Don’t Turn Back Now (4:37)
32. President Barack Obama – President Barack Obama At The Apollo Theater (0:29)

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