Soundtrack: Green Book

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 9 songs that can be heard in the movie “Green Book”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 41 songs featured in “Green Book”:

Song:Listen on:
That Old Black Magic - Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer
Scene: The song can be heard at the beginning of the film. The song is sung by the actors.
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Tired of Hanging Around - Bobby Page & The Riff Raffs
Scene: In Jilly's salon: Lip brings back the hat.
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One Mint Julep - The Clovers
Scene: Lip covers a hydrant with a trash can.
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Pretty 'Lil Thing - Sonny "Golden Boy" Williamson
Scene: Lip takes part in a hot dog food competition.
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Let Me Feel It - Elgie Brown
Scene: Lip puts his stuff in the car. He says goodbye to his family.
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Drifting Heart - Roosevelt Nettles
Scene: Song can be heard at the diner.
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Blue Skies - Kris Bowers
Scene: Don plays this song on the piano. It is his first performance.
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Ba Da - Roy "Boogie Boy" Perkins
Scene: Lip and Shirley are driving.
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Cookin' - Al Casey Combo
Scene: Lip and Shirley are on their way by car.
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So Long Lovers Island - The Blue Jays
Scene: Lip's at the pawn shop.
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Dearest One - Jack's Four
Scene: Lip and Shirley are on their way by car.
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Go to the Mardi Gras - Professor Longhair
Scene: Lippe and Don throw bones out the car window.
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A Letter From My Baby - Timmy Shaw
Scene: Lip parks the car in front of the building to pick up Don.
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Lucille - Little Richard
Scene: Lip tells how he got the name Tony Lip.
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Yes Your Honor - Roosevelt Nettles
Scene: Shirley's watching a group of hotel guests.
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You Took Advantage of Me - The Blackwells
Scene: Don is talking to Oleg in Russian.
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Won't Be Long - Aretha Franklin
Scene: Don and Lip talk about radio music.
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Over My Broken Heart - Dave & Don
Scene: Shirley is attacked in a bar by a group of racists.
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Rushin' - Banny Price
Scene: Lip and Shirley are leaving the Orange Bird Bar.
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Mmm Love - Bob Kelly
Scene: Lip's family is preparing everything for Christmas.
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Rich Woman - Li'l Millet And His Creoles
Scene: Song can be heard in the credits.
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I Love My Baby - Bobby Page & The Riff Raffs
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The Lonesome Road - Don Shirley
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The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) - Nat "King" Cole
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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
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Your Replacement Is Here - Edd Henry
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What Child Is This? - Lennie Moore
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O Christmas Tree - Lennie Moore
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O Come All Ye Faithful Jazz Trio - Stephen J. Rice
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Arabesque No. 1 , n. 1 , Nr. 1 ( 1st Arabesque ) - Claude Debussy
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That Look - Jerry Kalaf
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I'll Never Let You Go - Sue Winford
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Valse ballet: Op.62 - Erik Satie Énsemble
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Why Oh Why - Little Alice
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Troubled Romance - Jean-Philippe Audin
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Slow Twistin' - Chubby Checker
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After You've Gone - Steve Gray
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What'cha Gonna Do - Bill Massey, Lea Lendon and the Rite Timers
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Goodbye My Lover Goodbye - Robert Mosley
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Throw It Out Of Your Mind - Timmy Shaw
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The original score of “Green Book” includes 31 songs by the film composer “Kris Bowers”.


Song:Length:
That Old Black Magic (The Green Book Copacabana Orchestra)2:13
881 7th Ave0:47
So Long Lovers Island (The Blue Jays2:21
Dr. Shirley's Luggage0:33
I Feel Fine0:44
A Letter From My Baby (Timmy Shaw)2:50
You Took Advantage of Me (The Blackwells)2:03
Blue Skies2:05
Dear Dolores1:04
Vacation Without Aggravaton2:35
Cookin' (Al Casey Combo)2:14
What'cha Gonna Do (Bill Massey)2:17
Water Boy4:53
Dearest One (Jack's Four)2:09
Field Workers0:50
I Got a Call / The Exception1:16
Makeup For Wounds / It's a Complicated World1:22
Happy Talk1:21
I Love My Baby (Bobby Page & The Riff-Raffs)2:03
Governor On the Line1:09
Need Some Sleep1:03
Make the First Move1:20
Lullaby of Birdland2:40
Let's Roll (The Orange Bird Blues Band)1:48
Backwood Blues (The Orange Bird Blues Band)1:38
The Lonesome Road2:28
Mmm Love (Bob Kelly)2:31
Thanks Officer0:58
If You Want Me To1:42
Thank You For the Letters2:12
The Lonesome Road (Don Shirley)2:23
Total Album Time: 57:32

What’s the movie about?
The drama “Green Book” takes place in the USA in 1962: Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) is a black gifted pianist who plans a tour of all of America. The driver Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) will accompany him on his journey. Lip is an Italo-American who struggles with odd jobs. On the long journey across the USA they orientate themselves on the Negro Motorist Green Book, which lists the accommodations and restaurants, in which also black guests are welcome. During the long journey a good friendship slowly develops between the two very different men.

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