Songs from Movies

The Human Stain (2003)

Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.

The movie The Human Stain, released in 2003, features 10 songs from artists like Jess Stacy, Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey and Fred Astaire. What is your favorite song from The Human Stain?


Songs from The Human Stain

Honeysuckle Rose (1929)
Jess Stacy
Woodchopper's Ball (1939)
Woody Herman
Sleepy Lagoon (1940)
Tommy Dorsey
Cheek to Cheek (1936)
Fred Astaire
I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good (1941)
The Oscar Peterson Trio
Day Dream (1939)
Johnny Hodges & Orchestra
Cry Me a River (1955)
Ken Peplowski
Day Dream (1939)
Marian McPartland
Embraceable You (1930)
Teddy Wilson
Schubert String Quintet in C Major (1828)
Gunter Weiss & The Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet

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