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And All the Pieces Matter - Five Years of Music from The Wire is a soundtrack album for the HBO television show The Wire, that was released on January 8, 2008.

And All the Pieces Matter - Five Years of Music from The Wire
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released January 8, 2008
Label Nonesuch
Professional ratings
Review scores
Pitchfork Media(6.6/10) [1]
Allmusic4/5 stars [2]


Track listingEdit

1."This America, man"  0:25
2."Way Down in the Hole"WaitsThe Blind Boys of Alabama2:56
3."Why would anyone ever wanna leave Baltimorei?"  0:24
4."Oh My God"FrantiMichael Franti & Spearhead5:06
5."Dance My Pain Away"LeeRod Lee2:07
6."My Life Extra"BrandDJ Technics1:17
7."The king stay the king"  0:47
8."Way Down in the Hole"WaitsThe Neville Brothers1:34
9."We used to make shit in this country"  0:14
10."Sixteen Tons"TravisThe Nighthawks3:33
11."Assume the Position"GilchristLafayette Gilchrist3:40
12."What the fuck did I do?"  0:13
13."Step by Step"WinchesterJesse Winchester2:53
14."I Walk on Gilded Splinters"RebennackPaul Weller4:58
15."Fast Train"MorrisonSolomon Burke5:38
16."The Body of an American"MacGowanThe Pogues4:44
17."All the pieces matter"  0:08
18."Efuge Efuge"VassiliadisStelios Kazantzidis3:33
19."Omar Comin'!"  0:40
20."Way Down in the Hole"WaitsDoMaJe1:43
21."If it’s a lie, then we fight on that lie"  0:21
22."Projects"Morehead, Darkroom ProductionsTyree Colion3:28
23."Later for that gangsta bullshit"  0:38
25."Analyze" SharpShootaz2:44
26."Wars end"  0:14
27."Unfriendly Game"ClearMasta Ace3:52
28."What You Know About Baltimore" Ogun feat. Phathead3:17
29."Jail Flick"Champ, Darkroom ProductionsDiablo3:38
30."The Life, the Hood, the Streetz"MuldrowMullyman3:49
31."An act of daily journalism"  0:13
32."I Feel Alright"EarleSteve Earle2:56
33."Way Down in the Hole"WaitsTom Waits1:44
34."You remember the one day summer past?"  0:41
35."The Fall"LeyhBlake Leyh1:50
Total length:79:17


  • Ivan Ashford – vocals
  • Avery Bargasse – vocals
  • Karina Benznicki – production supervisor
  • James Bevelle – engineer, mixing
  • David Bither – executive producer
  • Cameron Brown – vocals
  • Andre Burke – violin
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Eli Cane – production coordination
  • Milton Davis – producer
  • Michael Franti – producer
  • Ronen Givony – editorial coordinator
  • Loren Hill – producer
  • Andy Kris – mixing
  • Rod Lee – producer
  • Blake Leyh – mixing, producer
  • James Mbah – producer
  • Ivan Neville – producer
  • Nina K. Noble – producer
  • Mike Potter – engineer
  • Richard Shelton – producer
  • David Simon – executive producer
  • Karen L. Thorson – producer
  • Louis Tineo – producer
  • Jamal Roberts - producer
  • Juan Donovan - producer
  • Doreen Vail – arranger, producer


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