A League Of Their Own makes a statement with its ensemble, narrative, and one additional feature. That is undoubtedly the astounding mesmerizing Soundtrack.
The sports drama tends to revolve around a women’s group trying to make a name for themselves in the field. It is an adaptation of the 1992 movie of the same name. With fresh characters and storylines, about the creation of a women’s professional baseball team during World War II.
Graham and Jacobson decided to broaden the scope of their investigation to include racism in the league as well as the experiences of lesbian players.
They recruited a researcher to collect specific info about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, and they met with survivors. That takes a lot of dedication to create a perfect series.
A League Of Their Own Soundtrack
When words fail, music speaks, and A League of Their Own’s soundtrack does just that. Now let’s explore the soundtrack of the series. There’s enough great music here to make your own playlist. Let’s go episode-wise. It will be easier to catch up on the songs and you will probably have a flashback.
Episode 1 – Batter Up
Sing Sing Sing (With A Swing) By Benny Goodman
Can’t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down By Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Double-do-da-deet By Jo Liggins And His Honeydrippers
Piece Of My Heart By Big Brother & The Holding Company feat. Janis Joplin
Episode 2 – Find The Gap
Friday’s Child By Nancy Sinatra
Rickey’s Blues By Rickey Jordan feat. The Vivian Garry Trio
Why Don’t You Do Right (Get Me Some Money Too) By Peggy Lee
Sweet Aunt Betty (Aunt Betty’s Sweet 16) By Tim Lauer And Team
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood By Nina Simone
Episode 3 – The Cut Off
Hold On By Dodo Green
Good Religion By Tim Lauer
Roll Jordan Roll By Tim Lauer
In My Heart By Barbara & the Browns
Amen By Tim Lauer
O Canada By Calixa Lavallee & Adolphe-Basille Routheir
Study War No More By Tim Lauer
Sweet Misery By Janis Ian
Episode 4 – Switch Hitter
You Drive Me Wild By The Runaways
Oh My Darling Clementine
Chilly Wind By Maxine Weldon
Episode 5 – Back Footed
Blues At Sunrise By Ivory Joe Hunter
Episode 6 – Stealing Home
Men Won’t Propose By Schwa de Vivre
Shoo-rah Shoo-rah By Betty Wright
I Need Your Love So Bad By Irma Thomas
I’ve Been Loving You Too Long By Ika & Tina Turner
Episode 8 – Perfect Game
It’s Alright By Esg
Real Wild Child By Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Goodbye Summer By Shannon Shaw
Here’s the Spotify link to A League Of Their Own playlist.
More episodes in the series show out characters and take us on a voyage. It’s funny and entertaining, and it shows women heading after what they seek even when everyone tells them they can’t.
Also, Max’s character is inspired by three real-life Black women players from the Negro Leagues: Toni Stone, Mamie Johnson, and Connie Morgan.
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