Songs from Movies

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

The movie Malcolm X, released in 1992, features 27 songs from artists like Perry Como, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Lionel Hampton and Aretha Franklin. What is your favorite song from Malcolm X?


Songs from Malcolm X

We Shall Overcome
Round and Round
Perry Como
Jr. Walker & The All Stars
Flying Home
Lionel Hampton
Someday We'll All Be Free
Aretha Franklin
Roll 'Em Pete
Big Joe Turner
Lionel Hampton
My Prayer
The Ink Spots
Stairway to the Stars
Ella Fitzgerald
The Honeydripper
Joe Liggins and the Honeydrippers
Drop Me Off in Harlem
Ella Fitzgerald
Hamp's Boogie Woogie
Lionel Hampton
Undecided Blues
Count Basie
Don't Cry, Baby
Erskine Hawkins
Big Stuff
Billie Holiday
The Jitters
Count Basie
Feedin' The Bean
Count Basie
I Cover the Waterfront
Miki Howard
Ella Fitzgerald
Chew Chew Chew
Ella Fitzgerald
Beans and Cornbread
Louis Jordan
Ella Fitzgerald
John Coltrane
That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
Ray Charles
Arabesque Cookie
Duke Ellington
Arrested Development

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