Various Artists

Based on the timeframe of the film you knew there had to be a number of great tunes from the late 1960s on the soundtrack to Bobby. There are past hits by Simon & Garfunkel, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, and Marvin Gaye alongside some 'new' songs by Demi Moore (a weird cover of "Louie Louie") and a gospel-tinged track by Mary J. Blige with Aretha Franklin and the Harlem Boys Choir. The latter tune is fabulous and had a good chance of being nominated come Oscar time, but it is a track that was previously released (and written) by Bryan Adams, so I Believe it is not eligible. Too bad as it beautifully encapsulates the emotions of the film. Composer Mark Isham has also written two instrumental tracks and there are two speeches by Bobby Kennedy himself that bookend the album. Great film and equally great soundtrack!

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