It's Not Just Sentimental (1992)
REMEMBER ME is a 22-track collection of rare and previously unreleased tracks recorded 1963-1967.
Recorded between 1963 and 1967. Includes liner notes by Rob Bowman and Bill Belmont.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1991, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
REMEMBER ME is a ...
Merry Clayton (1971)
Neil Young, Carole King, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, James Taylor and Bill Withers all saw their songs covered by Merry on her 1971 LP. Her reputation soared yet higher after people witnessed her stunning performances of Southern Man; Walk On ...
I'm Still In Love With You (2009)
Best of the Temprees (1984)
The three Memphis, TN, natives specialize in tear-jerking, sentimental ballads led by the airy falsetto leads of Jasper (Jabo) Phillips and complemented by Harold "Scotty" Scott and Del "Deljuan" Calvin's heavenly harmony blends. "Love...Can Be So Wonderful" and "I'm for ...
Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul (1966)
Many people's choice as their favorite Otis Redding album, much of OTIS BLUE finds the quintessential soul singer in atypically sensitive mode. Up until its release he'd been regarded as something of an R&B shouter in the Wilson Pickett mould, ...
Live at Fillmore West (1971)
Recorded live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, California on February 5 and 7, 1971. Originally released on Atlantic (7205). Includes liner notes by David Nathan.
When Aretha Franklin recorded 1971's LIVE AT FILLMORE WEST, she was backed by a group of ...
Soul Album (1966)
Digitally remastered by Bill Inglot and Dan Hersch (DigiPrep).
The SOUL ALBUM is often overlooked when examining Redding's output. No singles were culled from its content, but this does not diminish the quality of the excellent songs it contains. The original ...
After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles + Rarities 1964-65 (2012)
Wendy Rene isn't a name that comes up much when people talk about soul legends. Never famous, and active for only four short years, her legacy is in the archives with hundreds of other obscure soul acts of the early ...
Home in Your Heart: The Best of Solomon Burke (1992) Top Seller
This double-CD set covers highlights from Solomon Burke's Atlantic career, from his first hit, the groundbreaking country soul of "Home in Your Heart," to later 1960s Southern soul sessions in Memphis. This enterprising minister, mortician, and father of 21 children ...
If You Need Me/Rock 'n' Soul (1998)
Collectables' CD If You Need Me/Rock N' Soul contains two original Solomon Burke albums on one CD. Both of the albums are terrific records, filled with passionate performances and excellent songs, making the disc an essential purchase for dedicated Burke ...
Snatching It Back (1992)
In his perceptive liner notes to this excellent greatest-hits album, Dave Marsh makes the point that Clarence Carter, alone amongst the great Southern soul singers of the '60s, was the final link in a long chain of blind blues singer-guitarists ...
Soul Meeting (1994)
Recorded in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on April 21 and September 18, 1960. Includes liner notes by Jerry Wexler.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1994, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
King Curtis, an influential and greatly in-demand R&B tenorman, made relatively few ...
Candi Staton (1980)
Cry Baby/Warm and Soulful (1995)
This 26-track compilation of Mimms' work between 1963 and 1966 (including his entire 1963 debut LP) is roughly equal in merit to the U.S. The Best of Garnet Mimms compilation. Each focuses upon the singer's prime; each largely duplicates the ...
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McLemore Avenue (1970)
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1990, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Booker T. Jones was so taken with the Beatles' Abbey Road, he claims he had to respond, just to say "thanks." He convened the MG's -- drummer Al Jackson Jr., ...
Hot Buttered Soul (1969)
A staff songwriter with the legendary Stax label, Isaac Hayes, with partner David Porter, composed material for many of the company's artists, including Sam And Dave, Carla Thomas and Johnnie Taylor. Frustrated with this backroom role, he began recording in ...
Immortal Otis Redding (1968)
Digitally remastered by Bill Inglot And Dan Hersch (DigiPrep).
This posthumously released title represents some of the great soul singer's very last recordings, made just before his tragic death in the plane crash that also claimed his horn group The Bar-Kays. ...
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House of Blue Lights (1969)
Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band includes: Don Covay, Joe Richardson, John Hammond.
This album, credited to Don Covay and the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band, is not only a great record on its own terms, but it's sort of ...
I'm the One Who Loves You: The Complete Volt Recordings (2013)
In the course of his short life, Detroit-by-way-of Buffalo, New York soulman Darrell Banks never reached the complete potential suggested by his scant early 45s. In his four-year run between the 1966 release of his first and most popular single, ...
Greatest Hits (1991)
An early-'90s anthology that contains most of Joe Tex's significant hits. They're remastered in a rather dry fashion, but if you didn't have them already, it's worth getting, since there hasn't yet been a comprehensive Joe Tex box set and ...
Memphis Soul Stew (2006)
King Curtis and his bubbling, stutter-style tenor sax playing brought a touch of jazz and a whole ton of R&B to countless rock & roll tracks in the early '60s, and his funky edge is one of the reasons records ...
Midnight Mover (1968)
The Midnight Mover, issued in 1968, was one of a pair of albums Wilson Pickett issued that year produced by the mighty Tom Dowd. The title track, a signature growler, was written by Wilson with Bobby Womack. The other includes ...
Home Style (1970)
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Like his other record from 1970, Today, Brook Benton's Home Style was also produced by Arif Mardin and recorded in Miami and New York. However, this album used the Dixie Flyers as the backing band and augmented them with the ...
Lady Soul (1968)
Includes liner notes by David Nathan and original release liner notes by Jon Landau.
Aretha's Franklin's position as soul music's premier female vocalist was consolidated by this album. Her strident reading of Don Covay's 'Chain Of Fools' set the tone for ...
Aretha Sings the Blues (1980) Top Seller
Also available in a 3-pack with THE GREAT ARETHA FRANKLIN: THE FIRST 12 SIDES and SWEET BITTER LOVE.
Recorded between 1960 and 1964. Includes liner notes by Joe McEwen.
Long before Aretha Franklin came to be the virtual definition of the term ...