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Roots

 

 

Roots (1977)



Television Show/Movie/Series Composer(s):
Gerald Fried
Quincy Jones

Released in:
1977

Country:
United States

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A&M Records 82839 4626 2  

 
Country
United States 
Format
CD 
Release Date
 
UPN
0-8283-94626-2-4 




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  Track listing

1.  Motherland (01:29)
2.  Roots Mural Theme (02:10)
3.  Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (01:04)
4.  Behold, The Only Thing Greater than Yourself (Birth) (01:28)
5.  Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme, African Version) (02:28)
6.  Boyhood to Manhood (African Manhood Training) (00:55)
7.  The Toubob is Here! (The Capture) (01:01)
8.  Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing) (01:17)
9.  You in Americuh' Now, African (00:32)
10.  Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction) (00:16)
11.  Ole Fiddler (01:11)
12.  Jumpin' de Broom (Marriage Ceremony (00:13)
13.  What Can I Do? (Hush, hush, Somebody's Calling My Name) (02:16)
14.  Roots Mural Theme (Plantation Life) (01:00)
15.  Oh Lord, Come By Here (03:37)
16.  Free at Last? (The Civil War) (02:24)
17.  Many Rains Ago (African Theme/English Version) (04:53)

Total Duration: 00:28:14
Track listing contributed by kellen

A&M Records AMLH 64626  

 
Country
United States 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1977 



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1.  Motherland (00:29)
2.  Roots Mural Theme (02:10)
3.  Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (01:03)
(Premiere Episode)
4.  Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (01:30)
(Birth)
5.  Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) Featuring Letta Mbulu (02:28)
(African Theme)
6.  Boyhood To Manhood (00:53)
7.  The Toubob Is Here! (01:06)
(The Capture)
8.  Middle Passage (01:15)
(Slaveship Crossing)
9.  You In Americuh' Now, African (00:32)
10.  Roots Mural Theme Intro (00:15)
(Slave Auction)
11.  Ole Fiddler (01:12)
12.  Jumpin' De Broom (00:42)
(Marriage Ceremony)
13.  What Shall I Do? (02:17)
(Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name)
14.  Roots Mural Theme Bridge (01:25)
(Plantation Life)
15.  Oh Lord, Come By Here (03:25)
16.  Free At Last? (02:24)
(The Civil War)
17.  Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) Vocal Solo By Letta Mbulu (04:50)
(African Theme: English version)

Total Duration: 00:27:56
Track listing contributed by Dick van Oosten

A&M Records CS-4626 Image supplied by
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A&M Records CS-4626  

 
Country
United States 
Format
Cassette 
Release Date
1977 



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1.  The Motherland
Featuring Bill Summers (Bata drums)
2.  Roots Mural Theme
The Quincy Jones Orchestra
3.  Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode)
Featuring Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya & The Wattsline Choir, Bill Summers (Bata Drum Ensemble)
4.  Behold, the Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth)
Featuring Letta Mbulu (vocal & chant)
5.  Oluwa (Many Rains Ago): (African Theme / African Version)
Featuring Letta Mbulu with The Wattsline Choir
6.  Boyhood To Manhood
Featuring Bill Summers (percussion) & Zak Diouf (vocal solo / African Manhood Training)
7.  The Toubob Is Here (The Capture) / Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing)
Featuring Alex Hassilev (Sea Shanty) & The Wattsline (Toubob Chant)
8.  You In Americuh Now, African
Featuring Lou Gossett with The Quincy Jones Orchestra
9.  Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction)
Featuring The Quincy Jones Orchestra & Auctioneers
10.  Ole Fiddler
Featuring Lou Gossett (dialogue & vocals)
11.  Jumpin' De Broom Ceremony
Featuring Bobby Bruce (Hoedown Fiddle solo)
12.  What Can I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name
Featuring Mortonette Jenkins, Charles May, The Wattsline Choir and Richard Tee (organ & piano)
13.  Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life)
The Quincy Jones Orchestra and Stan Haze (wagon dialogue)
14.  Oh Lord, Come By Here
Featuring Reverend James Cleveland conducting The Wattsline Choir and Richard Tee (organ)
15.  Free At Last (The Civil War)
Featuring Lou Gossett (dialogue) and The Quincy Jones Orchestra
16.  (Many Rains Ago) Oluwa: (African theme / English Version)
Featuring Letta Mbulu (vocal solo) with The Quincy Jones Orchestra & The Wattsline Choir

Track listing contributed by Robert DiMucci

A&M Records SLAM 64626  

 
Country
United States 
Format
LP 
Release Date
 



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A&M Records SP-4626  

 
Country
United States 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1977 
Includes poster.


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  Track listing

1.  Side 1 Africa (The Motherland)
Motherland
(00:29)
2.  Roots Mural Theme (02:10)
3.  Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode) (01:03)
4.  Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth) (01:30)
5.  Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme) (02:28)
featuring Letta Mbulu
6.  Boyhood To Manhood (00:53)
7.  The Toubab Is Here! (The Capture) (01:06)
8.  Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing) (01:15)
9.  You In Ameicuh Now, African (00:32)
10.  Side 2 America (The Promised Land)
Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction)
(00:15)
11.  Ole Fiddler (01:12)
12.  Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony) (00:42)
13.  What Shall I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name) (02:17)
different spelling on record back cover: "What Can I Do?"
14.  Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life) (01:25)
15.  Oh Lord, Come By Here (03:25)
16.  Free At Last? (The Civil War) (02:24)
17.  Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) African Theme: English Version (04:50)
vocal solo by Letta Mbulu

Total Duration: 00:27:56
Track listing contributed by Wilfried Wittkowsky

A&M/Polydor KK POCM-1955  

 
Country
Japan 
Format
CD 
Release Date
 




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Warner Bros. 3WS-3048  

 
Country
United States 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1978 



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Compilation Albums

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RCA Records APL1-2290  

 
Original Release Title
Mancini 
Country
United States 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1977 


Also contains music from:
 Charlie's Angels
 Star Is Born, A
 Car Wash
 Pink Panther Strikes Again, The
 Silver Streak
 What's Happening!!
 Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers

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 Mancini's Angels



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1.  Theme From Charlie's Angels (03:01)
2.  Evergreen (03:50)
3.  Car Wash (03:14)
4.  The Inspectotr Clouseau Theme (02:57)
5.  Silver Streak (02:58)
6.  What's Happening!! Theme (02:07)
7.  The Moneychangers (02:48)
8.  Gonna Fly Now (02:38)
9.  Music From Roots ((Many Rains Ago (Oluwa)) / (Theme from Roots) (06:37)

Total Duration: 00:30:10

RCA Records PL 12290

RCA Records PL 12290  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1977 


Also contains music from:
 Charlie's Angels
 Star Is Born, A
 Car Wash
 Pink Panther Strikes Again, The
 Silver Streak
 What's Happening!!
 Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Mancini's Angels



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1.  Theme From Charlie's Angels (03:01)
2.  Evergreen (03:50)
3.  Car Wash (03:14)
4.  The Inspectotr Clouseau Theme (02:57)
5.  Silver Streak (02:58)
6.  What's Happening!! Theme (02:07)
7.  The Moneychangers (02:48)
8.  Gonna Fly Now (02:38)
9.  Music From Roots ((Many Rains Ago (Oluwa)) / (Theme from Roots) (06:37)

Total Duration: 00:30:10
Track listing contributed by Dick van Oosten

Vocalion CDSML 8468

Vocalion CDSML 8468  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
CD 
Release Date
21-May-2010 
UPN
7-6538-78468-2-4 

Including Mancini's Angels LP PL12290 (1977) and The Theme Scene LP PL13052 (1978).

Also contains music from:
 Charlie's Angels
 Star Is Born, A
 Car Wash
 Pink Panther Strikes Again, The
 Silver Streak
 What's Happening!!
 Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers
 Battlestar Galactica
 Children Of Sanchez, The
 Heaven Can Wait
 Star Trek
 NBC Nightly News
 Fantasy Island
 Cheap Detective, The
 Three's Company
 Little House On The Prairie
 Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Mancini's Angels
 Theme Scene, The



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Disc/Cassette 1

1.  Charlie's Angels (03:03)
CHARLIE'S ANGELS
2.  Evergreen (03:52)
A STAR IS BORN
3.  Car Wash (03:15)
CAR WASH
4.  The Inspector Clouseau Theme (02:58)
THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN
5.  Silver Streak (03:01)
SILVER STREAK
6.  What's Happening!! (02:09)
WHAT'S HAPPENING
7.  The Moneychangers (02:49)
THE MONEYCHANGERS
8.  Gonna Fly Now (02:40)
ROCKY
9.  Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) - Theme (06:35)
ROOTS
1-9 "Mancini's Angels"

Disc/Cassette 2

1.  Battlestar Galactica (03:12)
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
2.  The Children Of Sanchez (04:05)
THE CHILDREN OF SANCHEZ
3.  Heaven Can Wait (03:18)
HEAVEN CAN WAIT
4.  Star Trek (03:33)
STAR TREK (Series)
5.  NBC Nightly News Theme (01:52)
6.  Fantasy Island (02:52)
FANTASY ISLAND
7.  The Cheap Detective (03:37)
THE CHEAP DETECTIVE
8.  Three's Company (03:10)
THREE'S COMPANY
9.  The Little House (03:00)
LITTE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE
10.  Once Is Not Enough (02:54)
ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH
10-19 "The Theme Scene"

Total Duration: 01:01:55
Track listing contributed by mister_gs


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