'Soundtrack for a Revolution' Releases Music

The Root Recommends: The new sound track from the civil rights film.

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Soundtrack for a Revolution, a 2009 documentary based on several stories of the civil rights movement, garnered high praise shortly after its release, even gaining an Oscar nod for best documentary film in 2010. More than two years after the release of Soundtrack for a Revolution -- which stars household names like John Legend, Wyclef Jean, the Roots and more -- comes the film's soundtrack, which includes many of the iconic songs from the movie.  

Soundtrack for a Revolution's official sound track hit shelves Feb. 14. 

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