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The 50 Year Argument (2014)

Follows the waves of literary, political, and cultural history as charted by the The New York Review of Books, America’s leading journal of ideas for over 50 years. Provocative, idiosyncratic and incendiary, the film weaves rarely seen archival material, contributor interviews, excerpts from writings by such icons as James Baldwin, Gore Vidal, and Joan Didion along with original verité footage filmed in the Review’s West Village offices.

The movie The 50 Year Argument, released in 2014, features 9 songs from artists like Dave Brubeck , Bill Smith, Chris Brubeck and Randy Jones, Modern Jazz Quartet featuring Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis and Charles Rosen. What is your favorite song from The 50 Year Argument?


Songs from The 50 Year Argument

Take Five
Dave Brubeck , Bill Smith, Chris Brubeck and Randy Jones
Bags' Groove
Modern Jazz Quartet featuring Sonny Rollins
Hearts In Flower
Miles Davis
Ballade in Gm, Op. 28
Charles Rosen
Mood Indigo
Ella Fitzgerald
Miles Runs The Voodoo Down
Miles Davis
The Road
The Reading
Joel McNeely and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra

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