Double vinyl LP pressing. The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the audio accompaniment to the HBO documentary. Helmed by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Roger Ross Williams, The Apollo chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City's landmark Apollo Theater. The soundtrack album is produced by the film's music supervisors, Grammy-nominated Dondi Bastone and TunesMap founder G. Marq Roswell, and mastered by Ian Sefchick at Capitol Studios.
Track List: 1.1 Kenneth J. Thompson, Apollo Greeter 1.2 T. Griffin - Opening, the Apollo Theater 1.3 Featuring Interview Excerpts from Lana Turner, Harlem Resident; Pharrell Williams, Recording Artist, Songwriter, Record Producer; Herb Boyd, Journalist and Activist 1.4 Charles Mingus - Take the 'A' Train 1.5 Fletcher Henderson ; His Orchestra - Memphis Blues 1.6 Marion J. Caffey - Interview Excerpt / Amateur Night Producer, the Apollo 1.7 Ella Fitzgerald - How High the Moon 1.8 Duke Ellington ; His Cotton Club Orchestra - Old Man Blues 1.9 Pearl Bailey - She's Something Spanish 1.10 Count Basie ; His Orchestra - Jive at Five 2.1 Ted Fox - Interview Excerpt / Author, Showtime at the Apollo 2.2 Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit 2.3 Mikki Shepard - Interview Excerpt / Former Executive Producer, the Apollo 2.4 Marvin Gaye - What's Going on 2.5 Kamilah Forbes - Interview Excerpt / Executive Producer, the Apollo 2.6 James Brown - Say It Loud-I'm Black and I'm Proud 2.7 Ta-Nehisi Coates - Interview Excerpt / Author, Between the World and Me 2.8 Robert Glasper - Apollo As Home / Featuring Interview Excerpt from Ted Fox, Author, Showtime at the Apollo 2.9 Gladys Knight ; the Pips - Home Is Where the Heart Is 3.1 Robert Glasper - Mission Statement Featuring Interview Excerpts from Elinor Tatum, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief, New York Amsterdam News, and Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer, the Apollo 3.2 Johnny Hodges - Come Sunday 3.3 James Brown - Lost Someone (Live at the Apollo) 3.4 Robert Glasper - Schiffman Cards 3.5 Featuring Interview Excerpt from Elinor Tatum, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief, New York Amsterdam News 3.6 Jimmy Smith - T'aint No Use 3.7 Robert Glasper - Obama Returns to the Apollo 3.8 Featuring Interview Excerpts from Lana Turner, Harlem Resident, and Angela Bassett, Actress and Activist 3.9 Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady 4.1 Kenny Burrell ; Grover Washington Jr. - Asphalt Canyon Blues 4.2 Etta James - Something's Got a Hold on Me 4.3 Robert Glasper - Harlem Riots 4.4 Dizzy Gillespie Octet - Duke's Last Soliloquy 4.5 Ta-Nehisi Coates and T. Griffin from the Staged Reading of His Book Between the World and Me, Apollo Theater, April 2018 Featuring Score By T. Griffin - Opening, the Apollo Theater 4.6 Robert Glasper W/Ledisi - Don't Turn Back Now 4.7 President Barack Obama at the Apollo Theater, January 19, 2012