Original Soundtrack-"Crossroads"(WB 25399)-LP.Crossroads is a 1986 musical comedy-drama film starring Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca and Jami Gertz, inspired by the legend of blues musician Robert Johnson.The film was written by John Fusco and directed by Walter Hill and featured an original score featuring Ry Cooder and Steve Vai on the soundtrack's guitar, and harmonica by Sonny Terry. Vai also appears in the film as the devil's guitar player in the climactic guitar duel.Fusco was a traveling blues musician prior to attending NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he wrote "Crossroads" as a masterclass assignment under screenwriting legends Waldo Salt and Ring Lardner, Jr. The student screenplay won first place in the national FOCUS Awards (Films of College and University Students) and sold to Columbia Pictures while Fusco was still a student.
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Crossroads" Ahmad Jamal, Robert Johnson, Traditional 4:24
2. "Down in Mississippi" J. B. Lenoir 4:25
3. "Cotton Needs Pickin'" Frank Frost, Richard "Shubby" Holmes, John Price, Otis Taylor 2:58
4. "Viola Lee Blues" Noah Lewis 3:11
5. "See You in Hell, Blind Boy" Ry Cooder 2:10
6. "Nitty Gritty Mississippi" (not in the movie) Fred Burch, Don Hill 2:57
7. "He Made a Woman Out of Me" Fred Burch, Don Hill 4:12
8. "Feelin' Bad Blues" Ry Cooder 4:16
9. "Somebody's Callin' My Name" Traditional 1:45
10. "Willie Brown Blues" Ry Cooder, Joe Seneca 3:45
11. "Walkin' Away Blues"
The LP has been autographed on the front cover by Ralph Macchio and Jami Gertz.................CONDITION OF VINYL,COVER AND AUTOGRAPHS IS VG PLUS.