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Bill Russell: Legend Season 1 Soundtrack

Songs:  19  | Scene descriptions: 19 timelines  |  Airing date: Finished  |  Last episode: 8 February 2023
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The soundtrack of Bill Russell: Legend Season 1 music, view and listen to all songs from the 2023 TV series, sorted by episode, with scene description and timeline, full tracklist from the Netflix series.

Bill Russell: Legend Season 1 Episode 1
Bill Russell: Legend Season 1 Episode 2

Season 1 • Episode 1: ‘Part One’ (S01E01)

8 February 2023
12 songs

1. playLittle Bitty Pretty One – Thurston Harris
[0:05′] Old pictures of Bill and Rose landing at Logan Airport in Boston.
2. playAin’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around – The Roots
[0:14′] William Rhoden is talking about the struggle the black kids had to go through while in San Francisco.
[1:16′] Wright talks about the white cultural prejudice he has faced his entire life.
3. playHill Stomp – Robert Belfour
[0:18′] Bill talks about how he and his family emigrated when he was only nine years old.
4. playNitpickin’ – John Williams
[0:19′] Stoll talks about the great migration of black Americans.
5. playMoney (That’s What I Want) – Barrett Strong
[0:41′] Wright talks about how he got to know Sam Jones.
6. Melting Pot – The Roots
[0:42′] Vintage video of K.C. Jones playing defensive guard for the Boston Celtics.
7. playI Love The Way You Love – Marv Johnson
[0:46′] Bill talks about how much he enjoyed his basketball career.
8. playDirty Water – The Standells
[0:49′] Lawrence O’Donnell talks about how he saw the Russell-Cousy team growing up.
9. playSweet Georgia Brown – The Carroll Brothers
[0:52′] Stoll recalls Wilt’s first job offer.
10. playSchool’s Out – The Brand New Heavies
[1:02′] Newspapers and fans are starting to talk about the rivalry between Russell and Chamberlain.
11. playLast Night – The Mar-Keys
[1:08′] Jerry West sits in the chair and introduces himself.
12. playTuriya and Ramakrishna – Alice Coltrane
[1:28′] Wright talks about his friendship with Bill.

Season 1 • Episode 2: ‘Part Two’ (S01E02)

8 February 2023
6 songs

1. playNobody Knows – Pastor T.L. Barrett & The Youth for Christ Choir
[0:01′] Wright talks about the struggle of artists to find the role of sport in the world.
2. playTuriya and Ramakrishna – Alice Coltrane
[0:23′] Wright talks about the city of Boston and all its racism.
3. If I Can Help Somebody – Alma Bazel Androzzo
[1:00′] Old pictures of King’s funeral ceremony in Atlanta.
4. playUse Me – Bill Withers
[1:03′] Bill gives an interview where he talks about fascism and how to stop it.
5. playLand of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
[1:13′] The Boston Celtics play the Los Angeles Lakers in the finals.
6. playFirst Train to California – Cryan’ Shames
[1:24′] Stoll talks about what Bill did after he quit basketball.

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Bill Russell: Legend Season 1  TV information
Bill Russell: Legend Season 1 Soundtrack
Production: High Five Productions
Distributor: Netflix
Director: Sam Pollard
Stars: Corey Stoll, Jeffrey Wright, Barack Obama

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