Listen as John Legend and more re-imagine freedom songs for Black History Month.

Yolanda Sangweni
Feb, 10, 2012

John Legend, Mary Mary, and Anthony Hamilton are just a few of the names featured in the "Soundtrack for a Revolution" soundtrack (out February 14) for the documentary of the same name. Listen in as Legend and other contemporary artists re-imagine freedom songs like "We Shall Not be Moved" and "Eyes on the Prize" in honor of Black History Month.


  • “We Shall Not Be Moved” performed by Mary Mary

  • “Here’s to the State Of Mississippi” performed by Wyclef Jean

  • “Will The Circle Be Unbroken?” performed by Richie Havens

    • “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around” performed by The Roots & TV On The Radio

    • “Woke Up This Morning” performed by John Legend

    • “Eyes On The Prize” performed by Joss Stone

    • “Wade In The Water” performed by Angie Stone

    • “This Maybe The Last Time” performed by Anthony Hamilton & The Blind Boys Of Alabama

    • “Oh Freedom” performed by Vivian Green

    • “We Shall Over Come” performed by Anthony Hamilton, Joss Stone, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Mary Mary & John Legend

    Pre-order "Soundtrack for a Revolution" here