Songs from Movies

Soul Man (1986)

A caucasian prospective grad student's affluent family won't pay his way through law school, so he takes tanning pills to darken his skin in order to qualify for an African-American scholarship at Harvard. He soon gets more than he bargained for, as he begins to learn what life is really like for blacks in America.

The movie Soul Man, released in 1986, features 14 songs from artists like The Beach Boys, Muddy Waters, Otis Redding and Isaac Hayes. What is your favorite song from Soul Man?

 

Songs from Soul Man

California Girls
The Beach Boys
Hoochie Coochie Man
Muddy Waters
I've Been Loving You Too Long
Otis Redding
Theme from Shaft
Isaac Hayes
Soul Man
Sam Moore & Lou Reed
Evolution
the Models
Outside
Nu Shooz
Bang Bang Bang (Who's on the Phone)
Ricky
Black Girls
Rae Dawn Chong
Love and Affection
Martha Davis & Sly Stone
(What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue
Louis Armstrong
Suddenly It's Magic
Vesta Williams
Totally Academic
Brenda Russell
Eek-Ah-Bo Static Automatic
Sly Stone

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