It’s hard to believe that nearly sixty years ago in 1960, Harper Lee’s literary classic To Kill A Mockingbird hit the shelves.
From Atticus Finch’s wise words, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view,” to the roller coaster of emotions that is the Tom Robinson Trial to Scout Finch’s loss of innocence to her transition into adulthood, the story has stayed in our hearts ever since.
The story has been written through words, visualized by the film adaptation, but we’ve hardly had a definitive sound to the story.
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If you would please, turn on our playlist, close your eyes, and remember the story’s humble beginnings and perhaps, you will hear birds flying, the children laughing, the excitement at the start of the Tom Robinson trial that justice will be served, the helplessness as it reaches its forgone conclusion, and maybe a tear will fall when you hear the news of his sudden and senseless death.
Maybe your heart will pound as nighttime comes and someone (Bob Ewell perhaps?) drunkenly stalks the forests and, if we did our job right, you too will be as breathless as Scout was when you first meet Boo Radley and think, for a fraction of a second, that maybe it was worth it.
The Chainsmokers – Young
Queen – Good Company
Phoenix – Lisztomania
Bob Dylan – The Times They are a Changing
Billy Joel – Innocent Man
Michael McCuiston – Justice League Theme Song
The Clash – I Fought The Law
Billy Joel – Only the good die young
Beatles – Yesterday
Tom Petty – I won’t back down
The Boo Radleys – Wake up Boo!
Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world
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