Quincy Jones - Roots:The Saga Of An American Family



Varese Sarabande



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AVAR 74251
UPC: 030206742510
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Reissue of the original soundtrack to the 1977 TV mini-series

Limited edition of 1,000 copies

First time on vinyl in more than 30 years!

With an all new "Roots" mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28-minute, "Roots Suite," with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from "Roots" actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour. First time on vinyl in more than 30 years!



Africa (The Motherland)
Roots Mural Theme
Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode)
Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth)
Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme)
Boyhood To Manhood
The Toubob Is Here! (The Capture)
Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing)
You In Americuh' Now, African

America (The Promised Land)
Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction)
Ole Fiddler
Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony)
What Can I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name)
Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life)
Oh Lord, Come By Here
Free At Last? (The Civil War)
Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) (African Theme: English Version)

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