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Various - Soul Chronology Live! (The Sixties)

History Of Soul

  • £12.58

Format: 4 x CD
Catalogue No.: RANDB069  
Barcode: 5060331752318
Release Date: 03 Feb 2023
Genre: Soul

This box set is a companion piece to the 8CD set From Sacred To Secular: A Soul Awakening, which traced the history of soul music from its earliest antecedents in 1927 right up to the first true soul records released in 1962. This selection of CDs continues the story from 1962 up to the end of the decade, covering a large portion of soul music’s Golden Age with 100 tracks by soul’s greatest 60s superstars (from Aretha Franklin to Stevie Wonder) and a whole host of “lesser” names whose contribution to the musical genre shouldn’t be overlooked. The CDs cover all of soul’s many styles from early doo-wop and R&B influenced music to the funk grooves which were to prove so popular in the 70s. Other harbingers of the coming decade can be found here in the first sweet-soul Philly sounds from the Delfonics and Intruders, early funk rock (Sly & The Family Stone) and Chicago’s renaissance via Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. But this Soul Chronology differs from almost every other soul selection in that all the tracks on it are taken from live performances rather than vinyl sources. These sounds are both more immediate and more personal than the records that may well be more familiar to listeners. The production values may be lower than original recordings due to the technological limitations of the period but in their place come the vibrancy of a live act, its intimacy and its raw impact, factors that don’t usually come through via vinyl or CD. And there is no place to hide in a live environment - the musicians and singers are able to show just how talented they were without any added tricks or enhancements that studio producers could offer. So if you want to know just how good the soul musicians and singers in the 60s really were, just check out these CDs. You may be amazed but you certainly won’t be disappointed!

Tracks : Disc 1 1. Isley Brothers – Shout 2. Jackie Wilson - That's Why (I Love You So) 3. Tina Turner - A Fool In Love 4. Ben E. King - Stand By Me 5. Aretha Franklin - Runnin' Out Of Fools 6. Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog 7. Mary Wells - My Guy 8. Marvin Gaye - Can I Get A Witness 9. Booker T & The MG's - Bootleg/Green Onions 10. Ketty Lester - Love Letters 11. Sam Cooke - Blowing In The Wind 12. Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind 13. Brenda Holloway - When I'm Gone 14. James Brown - Out Of Sight 15. Tommy Tucker - Hi Heel Sneakers/Long Tall Shorty Ronettes Be My Baby 16. Etta James - Something's Got A Hold On Me 17. Barbara Lewis - Baby I'm Yours 18. Chuck Jackson - Since I Don't Have You 19. Dionne Warwick - You Can Have Him 20. Betty Harris - Cry To Me 21. Johnnie Taylor - Rome Wasn't Built in a Day 22. Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow 23. Vibrations - My Girl Sloopy 24. Contours - Do You Love Me 25. Miracles - Mickey's Monkey…….. Disc 2 1. Four Tops - Ask The Lonely 2. Supremes - Come See About Me 3. Evie Sands - Take Me For A Little While 4. Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout 5. Fontella Bass - Every Day I Have To Cry 6. Dobie Gray - The "In" Crowd 7. Kim Weston - Take Me In Your Arms 8. Temptations - My Girl 9. Billy Stewart – Summertime 10. Shirley Ellis - The Clapping Song 11. Jr. Walker & The All Stars – Shotgun 12. Little Anthony & The Imperials - Hurt So Bad 13. Joe Tex - Hold What You've Got 14. Stevie Wonder – Uptight 15. Major Lance - The Monkey Time 16. Gene Chandler - (Gonna Be) Good Times 17. Dusty Springfield & The Vandellas - I Can't Hear You 18. Drifters - Under The Boardwalk 19. Freddie King - Have You Ever Loved A Woman 20. Bettye Swann - The Man That Said No 21. Dells - Oh, What A Night 22. Ikettes - Camel Walk 23. Robert Parker - Barefootin' 24. Willie Mitchell – Bootleg 25. Sam & Dave - You Don't Know Like I Know….. Disc 3 1. Lou Rawls - Dead End Street 2. Ray Charles - I Don't Need No Doctor 3. Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman 4. Maxine Brown - Oh No Not My Baby 5. Garnett Mimms - I'll Take Good Care Of You 6. Maurice & The Radiants - You've Been Cheating 7. Cleo Randle - The Best Man I Ever Had 8. Earl Gaines - Best Of Luck To You 9. Otis Redding - Pain In My Heart 10. Otis Redding - I Can't Turn You Loose 11. Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose a Good Thing 12. Delfonics - He Don't Really Love You 13. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High Enough 14. Carnations - I'm So Glad To Be In Love 15. Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music 16. Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles - Over The Rainbow 17. Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman 18. Mitty Collier - My Party 19. Kelly Brothers - I'm Falling In Love Again 20. Rodge Martin - Lovin' Machine 21. Gerri Taylor - Empty Arms And Bitter Tears 22. Intruders - (You'd Better) Check Yourself 23. Bobby Powell - It's Getting Late In The Evening 24. James Brown - Papa's Got a Brand New Bag…. Disc 4 1. Nina Simone - Ain't Got No 2. Lee Dorsey - Get Out Of My Life, Woman 3. Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There 4. Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness 5. Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood 6. Billy Preston/Ray Charles - Agent Double O Soul 7. Chambers Brothers - People Get Ready 8. Gladys Knight & The Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine 9. Meters - Cissy Strut 10. James Brown - Cold Sweat 11. Wilson Pickett - Land Of 1000 Dances 12. Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary 13. Joe Tex - Show Me 14. Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music 15. Sly & The Family Stone - I Want To Take You Higher 16. Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions - Choice Of Colors 17. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown 18. P.P. Arnold - The First Cut Is The Deepest 19. Mar Keys - Philly Dog 20. Joe Simon - Crying In The Chapel 21. Little Milton - We're Gonna Make It 22. Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life 23. Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little Prayer 24. Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher 25. Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing

More From This Artist: Aretha Franklin Arthur Conley Barbara Lewis Barbara Lynn Ben E. King Betty Harris Bettye Swann Billy Preston Billy Stewart Bobby Powell Booker T & The MG's Brenda Holloway Carnations Chambers Brothers Chuck Jackson Cleo Randle Contours Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions Delfonics Dells Dionne Warwick Dobie Gray Drifters Dusty Springfield & The Vandellas Earl Gaines Eddie Floyd Etta James Evie Sands Fontella Bass Four Tops Freddie King Garnett Mimms Gene Chandler Gerri Taylor Gladys Knight & The Pips Ike & Tina Turner Ikettes Intruders Isley Brothers Jackie Wilson James Brown Joe Simon Joe Tex Johnnie Taylor Jr. Walker & The All Stars Kelly Brothers Ketty Lester Kim Weston Lee Dorsey Little Anthony & The Imperials Little Milton Lou Rawls Major Lance Mar Keys Marvin Gaye Mary Wells Maurice & The Radiants Maxine Brown Meters Miracles Mitty Collier Nina Simone Otis Redding P.P. Arnold Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles Percy Sledge Ray Charles Robert Parker Rodge Martin Rufus Thomas Sam & Dave Sam Cooke Shirelles Shirley Ellis Sly & The Family Stone Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Stevie Wonder Supremes Tammi Terrell Temptations Tina Turner Tommy Tucker Vibrations Willie Mitchell Wilson Pickett

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