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There have been several benefit CDs over the years to assist the wrongly accused West Memphis Three trio -- Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. and Jason Baldwin -- the subject of the crucial HBO documentaries "Paradise Lost 1-3" that led to their partial exoneration in 2010 (though not from a legal standpoint, they were forced to take the Alford plea, though all signs pointed to a super botched investigation and prosecution). So it's no surprise then that there's a soundtrack for another documentary on the a similar subject, "West of Memphis," produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy) and directed by Amy Berg (Best Documentary Oscar nominee "Deliver Us From Evil") that focuses on the prime suspect in the case. The film reveals the untold story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light; a fight to stop the State of Arkansas from killing an. »

- Edward Davis

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