The Jesus Revolution soundtrack includes music by Rare Earth, Edwin Starr and Send Medicine. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Jon Erwin and Brent McCorkle’s 2023 movie on Netflix. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
Jesus Revolution stars Joel Courtney as Greg Laurie, a California teenager who seeks life direction during the 60s. Jonathan Roumie co-stars as Lonnie Frisbee, a traveling hippie who leads a religious movement. The storyline follows the main players as they team up with a progressive pastor. Composer Brent McCorkle (I Can Only Imagine) scored the 120-minute film; music supervisor Kevin J. Edelman (Criminal Minds) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Jesus Revolution, an adaptation of Greg Laurie and Ellen Santilli Vaughn’s eponymous 2018 book.
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Jesus Revolution Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2023 Movie
- “I Just Want to Celebrate” by Rare Earth (00:02:00): The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song scores a flashback scene. A TV report begins. Greg irons a shirt.
- “War” by Edwin Starr (00:10:00): A church scene concludes. The music continues during a transition sequence. Janette (Ally Ioannides) drives a vehicle and sings.
- “Half Moon ‘Seven Song'” by Candace DeVine (00:13:00): Lonnie and Cathe (Anna Grace Barlow) arrive at a military school. Greg explains the situation to Sturgess (Pierce Lackey). Greg takes off with Lonnie and Cathe.
- “Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)” by Jackson Robert Scott & Joel Courtney (00:22:00): The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song is featured during a flashback scene. Young Greg (Jackson Robert Scott) sings for his mother, Charlene (Kimberly Williams-Paisley). The tune is sung again at 01:40:00.
- “Carry It with You” by The Smithfields (00:23:00): Cathe finishes a confrontational conversation with her parents. She talks to her sister about Janis Joplin (Erin Schaut). Greg applies to a new school.
- “Optical Sound” by The Human Expression (00:27:00): Chuck finishes a conversation during a chapel scene. The track continues during a transition sequence. Greg trips out and talks to Cathe about Andy Warhol.
- “Since I Opened the Door” by Send Medicine (00:31:00): The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song is featured during an interior scene. Lonnie introduces musicians to Chuck. The band Love Song performs a tune.
- “Two Hands” by Send Medicine (00:49:00): Greg listens to Lonnie speak. He walks outdoors during a transition scene. Greg enters Chuck’s chapel.
- “Lonely People” by America (01:00:00): Greg enjoys a meal with friends. He documents a religious movement. Greg talks to Cathe at a beach.
- “Who Knows What I Need” by Stamford Bridge (01:03:00): The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song accompanies an exterior scene. Greg receives a car as a gift. The engine backfires outside Cathe’s home.
- “Jesus Is Just Alright” by The Doobie Brothers (01:09:00): A TV report begins. Lonnie hands out flyers at a beach. A reporter talks about a religious movement.
- “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals (01:21:00): Greg finishes an upsetting conversation with Dick (Nic Bishop). The track continues during a transition scene. Greg receives bad news from Father Malone (Brian Shoop).
- “The Matter with You” by Tony Hazzard (01:25:00): A bar scene begins. The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song plays from a speaker system. Charlene stumbles out of a bar.
- “Welcome Back” by Send Medicine (01:35:00): Cathe talks to her father. Love Song performs for a live audience. Chuck talks to his wife.
- “Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac (01:49:00): Greg renews his relationship with Cathe. The music continues during a transition scene. Chuck learns about a TIME report.
- “You’ve Got a Friend in Jesus” by Natalie Bergman (01:52:00): The Jesus Revolution soundtrack song scores an epilogue sequence
- “Living Water” by Anne Wilson (01:54:00): The track scores the end credits.
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The Jesus Revolution soundtrack also includes:
- “Babe Can You See” by Chuck and Mary Perrin
- “I Found a New Baby” by Eileen Barton
- “Little Country Church” by Send Medicine
- “A Place in the Clouds” by Wild Wonder
- “The Light Within” by Moments
- “Outta Sight” by Crack Skippy
- “Radio Ben” by Sons of Anne Hardy
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.