American Gangster

Music from American Gangster the movie

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"Why Don't We Do It In The Road" by Lewel Fulson
Richie (Russell Crowe) and Javier serve a guy with a subpoena by throwing it through the door then they break in with a sledgehammer. 0:07
"Only The Strong Survive" by Jerry Butler
Frank (Denzel Washington) eats breakfast in a cafe as Tango (Idris Elba) enters and tells him he'll need to pay 20% because he's the landlord now. 0:17
"Hold On I'm Comin'" by Sam Moore & Dave Prater Jr.
After Frank finds out his drugs are 100% pure they start production. His employees unwrap the drugs and cut them. Frank watches the drugs changing hands outside from his car. 0:37
"Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash
Richie has sex with his lawyer in his apartment and answers the phone. 0:40
"No Shoes" by John Lee Hooker
Greensboro, N.C. Frank calls his family in Greensboro. They all drive out to Frank's new house. 0:44
"I'll Take You There" by The Staple Singers
Frank shows his brothers the production facility. They ask why the girls are naked. 0:50
"Stone, Cold" by Anthony Hamilton
Frank sees Miss Puerto Rico for the first time on the dancefloor. He talks to his brother about his suit being too loud. 0:55
"Do You Feel Me" by Anthony Hamilton
2nd song at the club. Couples slow dance on the dancefloor. Frank talks to Joe and gives him a gift. Frank talks to Eva (Miss Puerto Rico). 0:57
"Across 110th Street" by Bobby Womack
Frank calls Vietnam. The drugs are picked up at Fort Bragg. Following the drugs journey. 1:17
"Winter Wonderland" by Louis Armstrong
Christmas time. Detective Trupo and his partner watch Frank from the car and are given Chirstmas gifts. Vietnam war on the TV. 1:53
"Only The Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)" by Roy Orbison
Frank in a Vietnamese bar calls home as a lady performs live. The police listen in. 2:05
"How Great Thou Art"
Frank arrives at the church as the choir are singing inside. 2:19
"Amazing Grace"
Frank leaves church to find the police waiting for him. The police simultaneously take down the other places in Frank's empire. 2:25
"Can't Truss It" by Public Enemy
Frank leaves custody after serving his sentence. Plays again in end credits. 2:37

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What song is played at the swim party part when it Russell Crowe talking to his mustached friend about child protective services and Blue Magic?
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Don Byrd at 08:13PM, 25th Apr 2010
what is that funk song right when rza is going door to door in the project building when they bust everyone but frank with that last huge shipment
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jeff capestar at 11:32PM, 31st Jul 2010
this website sucks, these are the easy songs to find. what song is playing when Frank goes to visit Nicky at Nicky's club and they discuss copyrighting blue magic?
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babba ganoush at 03:34PM, 2nd Dec 2010

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