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The Ladykillers [Soundtrack]

Lady Killers Audio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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MP3 Music, 18 Songs, 2004 $9.99  
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (April 1, 2008)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • ASIN: B0012GN29W
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,648 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Come, Let Us Go Back to God
2. Trouble of This World (Coming Home)
3. Let Your Light Shine on Me
4. Another Day, Another Dollar
5. Jesus I'll Never Forget
6. Trouble in, Trouble Out
7. Trouble of This World
8. Come, Let Us Go Back to God
9. Weeping Mary
10. Sinners
11. Troubled, Lord I'm Troubled
12. You Can't Hurry God
13. Any Day Now
14. Trouble of This World
15. A Christian's Plea
16. Let Your Light Shine on Me
17. Let the Light from the Lighthouse Shine on Me
18. Yes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
33 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous March 28, 2004
By Sandi
Format:Audio CD
I left the theater vowing to get the soundtrack, because it's one of the best I've ever heard. And this is the first movie soundtrack I've ever wanted! The music was integral to my enjoyment of the film, and truly helped carry along the spirit of the movie from beginning to end. Anyone who loves old-time gospel music will enjoy this spirited sountrack.
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38 of 39 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant collection March 28, 2004
By J. Reed
Format:Audio CD
It is apparent the previous reviewer has neither seen the movie (which features a bountiful collection of gospel music) nor heard the soundtrack, but is simply trying to push a personal cause. This CD has instant appeal and longevity.
If you took a chance with the O Brother Where Art Thou soundtrack and loved it you should do the same here. Not because the type of music is similar (no bluegrass to be found), but because it (like O Brother) is a compilation put together by T-Bone Burnett.
Unlike the O Brother soundtrack, this features many upbeat songs by artists from the 1930s to today (including a great Nappy Roots song, "Trouble In The World," that will be coming soon to a radio near you). I recommend it highly.
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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars constantly on my player right now October 25, 2004
Format:Audio CD
You know, I didn't really "get" the Coen brother's version of what I consider a classic black comedy film. But I'm glad they did it if for no other reason than it produced this exceptional soundtrack. I can listen to it while sitting at my computer at work and pretty soon I'm swept away to my childhood and the little white church where I was baptised. My toes are tapping and my day is better. The rap songs on it are every bit as heartfelt as the roof rattling gospels. I recommend it to any fan of soul, blues, gospel or Americana. In fact I really dig the mix of old and new on this disc.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Right On April 2, 2004
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
It's obvious from the spiteful review by t4t from NYC that he/she didn't see or watch the movie. The contention that the music on the CD wasn't in the movie is simply wrong. There WERE three songs on the CD that weren't in the movie, but the rest of the tunes were there. Granted, the soundtrack may not have incorporated the entire song, but that's the case on virtually all soundtrack albums. T-Bone Burnett's selection of great gospel songs that illuminate the action on the screen is as flawless as his choices for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?".
This is an excellent soundtrack album and those who enjoyed the music in the movie will enjoy the expanded versions included here.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars loved it February 23, 2006
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
one of the best unknown movies ever. What pushes it completely over the top is the fantastic soundtrack.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Modern Gospel Classic! June 1, 2006
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This Collection of Old Time Spirituals,Gospel Hymns and Quartet songs is done with a mix of classic artists and Contemporary Artists Including Pastor Donnie McClurkin;Rosie Stone(of the Sly and the Family Stone);Blind Willie Johnson(My favorite!);The Soul Stirrers,The Swan Silvertones.Man! How can you go wrong with this collection! THIS IS GREAT! A CLASSIC!!!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Let your light shine on me May 2, 2005
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I first rented this DVD from Netflix and they sent me the wrong one, the older version, by accident. And a happy accident it was since I had never seen that wonderful movie and that lovely performance by Alec Guinness. Eventually I got around to seeing the Coen brothers' version and while it is almost as good, it is the soundtrack that makes it great. I've always liked gospel music but I haven't bought any before because the overly "produced" sound that is popular today is not to my taste. However, this collection is far more varied and interesting. My favorite tracks are the older ones, but I love hearing them ALL. And how nice that most of them are variations of just two traditional songs; Trouble of this world and Let your light shine on me. We get to know and love those songs very well. Great for singing along!
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Ladykillers March 28, 2004
Format:Audio CD
This movie wasn't that great but the soundtrack was excellent. The instrumental at the end of the film as it faded out was very "quite, yet not quite". It gave me a kind of feeling that really invoked some meaningful thought.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie
Loved the dark humor in this movie.
Published 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
If you liked the movie and could not get these old and new songs out of your head you have got to get this cd for your library. I am well pleased with this purchase. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Gigi
5.0 out of 5 stars Good movie and the soundtrack is the same
Good cd...I love the couldn't be adds a lot of the experience to the movie...really it...great soundtrack
Published 8 months ago by R. D. Mattos
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent CD
I love the Gospel songs, not so much the rap. But, knowing the movie I realize the rap is
appropriate in context of the soundtrack.
Published 10 months ago by MBC
4.0 out of 5 stars Lady Killers
It was a gift for someone who asked for it...they liked it and after hearing it I like it too
Published 11 months ago by ijoannski
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
I was so excited when I received The Ladykillers CD. If you enjoy Gospel music as much as I do, you will not be disappointed in this one.
Published 13 months ago by Jedwards
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good
Got this for one song. It is very good. Very pleased. Didn't watch the movie. Just wanted the good music.
Published 16 months ago by Cynthia
5.0 out of 5 stars Come, Let Us Go Back
The Gospel music in the movie is almost the best part of the movie. You can not get the whole music CD on iTunes. Nope. Read more
Published 19 months ago by Tina
5.0 out of 5 stars A soundtrack for New Orleans Jazz Fast too
Back when I lived in New Orleans I would listen to WWOZ and learned that Sam Cooke was with a gospel group called the Soul Stirrers before he went solo and became a pop artist. Read more
Published on June 17, 2012 by Robert D. Dorney
3.0 out of 5 stars Content of Soundtrack
Even though I have'nt yet purchased the actual soundtrack. I'm going to. I wanted to comment that the disc seems to have listed all the songs I was interested in. Read more
Published on April 19, 2012 by Debra Jean
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