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Deluxe edition 2 CD set includes remastered Original Soundtrack and 22 bonus tracks from the Original Score. Comes in Softpak case, not jewel.
After recording the music that would be used in the film in Culver City, CA, Isaac Hayes returned to Memphis and the familiar confines of the Stax studios to re-record the songs from Shaft. It would be those later recordings that would be released in 1971 as “Music from the Soundtrack.” The original versions of the songs used in the film wouldn’t see the light of day in any form until 2008, when they appeared as part of a limited-edition Shaft box set now out of print. It’s taken nearly 50 years, but finally both the music from the film and the later recordings used for the soundtrack can be heard together in a 2-disc package.
Limited edition of 5,000 copies.
DISC 1: ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
1. THEME FROM SHAFT
2. BUMPY’S LAMENT
3. WALK FROM REGIO’S
4. ELLIE’S LOVE THEME
5. SHAFT’S CAB RIDE
6. CAFÉ REGIO’S
7. EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
8. BE YOURSELF
9. A FRIEND’S PLACE
11. NO NAME BAR
12. BUMPY’S BLUES
13. SHAFT STRIKES AGAIN
14. DO YOUR THING
15. THE END THEME
DISC 2: FILM SCORE (INCLUDED IN DELUXE EDITION ONLY)
1. THEME FROM SHAFT [FILM VERSION]
2. SHAFT’S FIRST FIGHT
3. REEL 2 PART 2 / CAT OUGHTA BE HERE
4. BUMPY’S LAMENT [FILM VERSION]
5. SOULSVILLE [FILM VERSION]
6. ELLIE’S LOVE THEME [FILM VERSION]
7. SHAFT’S CAB RIDE [FILM VERSION] / SHAFT ENTERS BUILDING
8. I CAN’T GET OVER LOSIN’ YOU
9. REEL 4 PART 6
10. REEL 5 PART 1
11. A FRIEND’S PLACE [FILM VERSION]
12. BUMPY’S BLUES [FILM VERSION]
13. BUMPY’S LAMENT (REPRISE) [FILM VERSION]
14. EARLY SUNDAY MORNING [FILM VERSION]
15. DO YOUR THING [FILM VERSION]
16. BE YOURSELF [FILM VERSION]
17. NO NAME BAR [FILM VERSION]
18. SHAFT STRIKES AGAIN [FILM VERSION] / RETURN OF SHAFT
19. CAFÉ REGIO’S [FILM VERSION]
20. WALK FROM REGIO’S [FILM VERSION]
21. SHAFT’S PAIN
22. RESCUE / THE END THEME [FILM VERSION]