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)||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)|