Original Television Soundtrack
Quincy Jones

UPC: 030206742589
Release Date: 07/1/2016

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

Roots , in full Roots: The Saga of an American Family , book combining history and fiction, by Alex Haley , published in 1976 and awarded a special Pulitzer Prize .

Beginning with stories recounted by his grandmother Cynthia in Henning, Tennessee , Haley spent 12 years tracing the saga of seven generations of his family, beginning with Kunta Kinte, his ancestor from The Gambia who had been enslaved and brought to America in 1767. Through oral tradition, the descendants of Kunta Kinte kept alive the tales of their forebears through each generation.

Alex Haley’s Roots (1976), a fictionalized family history of seven generations traced back to Africa, took the United States by storm when, as a 1977 television miniseries, it attracted the largest audience yet for a feature film about black Americans. Subsequent novels returned to the slavery era…

Original Television Soundtrack
Quincy Jones

UPC: 030206742589
Release Date: 07/1/2016

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

Original Television Soundtrack
Quincy Jones

UPC: 030206742589
Release Date: 07/1/2016

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this timely re-release of the original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.

Roots , in full Roots: The Saga of an American Family , book combining history and fiction, by Alex Haley , published in 1976 and awarded a special Pulitzer Prize .

Beginning with stories recounted by his grandmother Cynthia in Henning, Tennessee , Haley spent 12 years tracing the saga of seven generations of his family, beginning with Kunta Kinte, his ancestor from The Gambia who had been enslaved and brought to America in 1767. Through oral tradition, the descendants of Kunta Kinte kept alive the tales of their forebears through each generation.

Alex Haley’s Roots (1976), a fictionalized family history of seven generations traced back to Africa, took the United States by storm when, as a 1977 television miniseries, it attracted the largest audience yet for a feature film about black Americans. Subsequent novels returned to the slavery era…

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