Songs from Movies

Selma (2014)

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

The movie Selma, released in 2014, features 19 songs from artists like Joyce Collins & Johnita Collins, Sarah Vaughan, Martha Bass and Ledisi Anibade Young (as Ledisi). What is your favorite song from Selma?

 

Songs from Selma

One Morning Soon
Joyce Collins & Johnita Collins
House of the Rising Sun
Easy Street
Sarah Vaughan
Walk With Me
Martha Bass
Precious Lord Take My Hand
Ledisi Anibade Young (as Ledisi)
Why (Am I Treated So Bad)
the Staple Singers
Ole Man Trouble
Masters of War
Odetta
Keep On Pushing
The Impressions
Time Brings About a Change
The Soul Stirrers
I Got the New World In My View
Sister Gertrude Morgan
Don't You Want My Lovin
The Orlons
You Ain't Got But One Life To Live
Seabell Kennedy
Day-O
Contemporary Focus
Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us
Fink
Bamboo Flute Blues
Glory
John Legend and Common
This Little Light of Mine/Freedom Now Chant/Come By Here (Medley)
workers in Selma

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