Sunday, 27 June 2010

Various Artists "Save The Children" OST

Various Artists

"Save The Children" OST
Original Motion Soundtrack
( 2 x LP Motown Records, 1973 )
Catalog # M 800R2

A1 -a - Rev. Jesse Jackson - Dialogue
A1 -b - Matt Robinson - Narration
A2 - Marvin Gaye - Save The Children
A3 - The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone
A4 - Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays The Fool
A5 - O'Jays - Sunshine
A6 - Zulema - This Child Of Mine
B1 - Cannonball Adderley - Country Preacher
B2 - Rev. James Cleveland & Push Expo Choir - Sermo - Praise Him With A Stringed Instrument
B3 - Bill Withers - Lean On Me
B4 - Marvin Gaye - What's Happening Brother
B5 - Curtis Mayfield - Give Me Your Love
C1 - Sammy Davis Jr. - I've Gotta Be Me
C2 - Roberta Flack - On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
C3 - Quincy Jones - Killer Joe
C4 - Gladys Knight And The Pips - I Heard It Through The Grape Vine
C5 - Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager - (They Long To Be) Close To You
D1 - The Ramsey Lewis Trio - People Make The World Go Round
D2 - Nancy Wilson - The Greatest Performance Of My Life
D3 - Jackson 5 - I Wanna Be Where You Are
D4 - Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
D5 - Rev. Jesse Jackson - Dialogue
D6 - Jackie Verdell & Push Expo Choir - I'm Too Close To Heaven To Turn Around

The "Save The Children" double live album contains great live recordings from fabulous names like Marvin Gaye, the Staple Singers, the Temptations, the Chi Lites, the Main Ingredient, the O'Jays, Isaac Hayes, Zulema, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, the Push Mass Choir, Albertina Walker, Loretta Oliver, the Rev. James Cleveland, Bill Withers, Curtis Mayfield, Sammy Davis Jr., Roberta Flack, Quincy Jones, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Jerry Butler, Brenda Lee Eager, the Ramsey Lewis Trio, Nancy Wilson, the Jackson Five, Jackie Verdell and Dick Gregory. Everything based of course on the documentary "Save The Children" which chronicles all the above artists that appeared during Jesse Jackon's Operation PUSH exposition held in 1972 in Chicago. Since I don't know too much about the "Save The Children" documentary, I can't give you any more information about it to be honest, but the most important thing of course, as always, is the music. The one thing I thought was interesting though, is that bits and pieces of Rev. Jesse Jackson's speeches on this gem are also to be found on the WattStax albums from the same period.
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By Celo

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