Miss Sharon Jones!

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Miss Sharon Jones!
MissSharonJones2.jpg
Directed byBarbara Kopple
Produced byDavid Cassidy
Music bySharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
CinematographyGary Griffin
Tony Hardmon
Kyle Kibbe
Edited byAnne Fratto
Jean Tsien
Production
company
Distributed byStarz Digital Media
Release date
  • 11 September 2015 (2015-09-11) (Toronto)
  • 29 July 2016 (2016-07-29) (limited)
Running time
93 minutes
LanguageEnglish

Miss Sharon Jones! is a 2015 documentary film about the singer Sharon Jones. The film depicts Jones' battle with cancer while continuing to perform with her group the Dap-Kings.[1]

Reception[edit]

Miss Sharon Jones! has received mostly positive reviews from critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gives the film an approval rating of 87%, based on 38 reviews, with an average rating of 7.3/10.[2] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 77 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[3]

Soundtrack[edit]

Miss Sharon Jones!
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedAugust 19, 2016 (2016-08-19)
GenreSoul, funk
LabelDaptone
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings chronology
It's a Holiday Soul Party
(2015)
Miss Sharon Jones!
(2016)
Soul of a Woman
(2017)

The soundtrack to the film was released by Daptone on August 19, 2016. The album compiles songs from the three previous studio albums by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: 100 Days, 100 Nights (2007), I Learned the Hard Way (2010), and Give the People What They Want (2014).

Track listing[edit]

  1. Tell Me
  2. Retreat!
  3. Genuine Pt. 1
  4. Longer and Stronger
  5. If You Call
  6. 100 Days, 100 Nights
  7. People Don't Get What They Deserve
  8. Humble Me
  9. I'll Still Be True
  10. Let Them Knock
  11. Stranger to My Happiness
  12. Keep on Looking
  13. Mama Don't Like My Man
  14. I Learned the Hard Way
  15. Slow Down, Love
  16. I'm Still Here

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kreps, Daniel (25 May 2016). "'Miss Sharon Jones!' Doc Secures Theatrical, On-Demand Release Date". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Miss Sharon Jones! (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Miss Sharon Jones! reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 11 September 2016.

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