R&B Music News: 2 LP Of HBO Documentary Film ‘The Apollo’

Released December 2, 2019, the 32-cut soundtrack is produced by the music supervisors for the documentary, Grammy nominee Dondi Bastone and TunesMap founder G. Marq Roswell. It’s executive produced by Williams and White Horse Pictures CEO Nigel Sinclair and mastered by Ian Sefchick at Capitol Studios. The album highlights classic recordings by many of the storied artists who have played at the Apollo.

Featured artists and recordings include Charles Mingus’ ‘Take the ‘A’ Train,’ Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘How High The Moon,’ Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit,’ Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ and James Brown’s Say It Loud-I’m Black and I’m Proud’ and ‘Lost Someone,’ from his first Live at the Apollo album of 1963, regularly regarded as one of the greatest of all live albums.

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