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Sweet Soul Music (The Best of RetroJoe's Picks) 1967-1971

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Arthur Conley  Sweet Soul Music (1967 #2, #2)   buy on itunes
The Platters  Sweet Sweet Lovin' (1967 #32, #70)  buy on itunes
Joe Tex  Show Me (1967 #24, #35)  buy on itunes
Bunny Sigler  Let The Good Times Roll (medley w Feels So Good) (1967 #20, #22)  buy on itunes
The Staple Singers  Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom Boom) (1971 #6, #27)  buy on itunes
The Be_ginning of the En_d  Funky Nassau (1971 #7, #15)  buy on itunes
Gladys Knight & The Pips  Frie_ndship Train (1969 #2, #17)  buy on itunes
The Flaming Ember  Westbound #9 (1970 #15, #24)  buy on itunes
The Sandpebbles  Love Power (1967 #14, #22)  buy on itunes
The Nite Liters  K Jee (1971 #17, #39)  buy on itunes
Gladys Knight & The Pips  The En_d of Our Road (1968 #5, #15)  buy on itunes
Edwin Starr  Twenty Five Miles (1969 #6, #6)  buy on itunes
Billy Preston  Will It Go Round in Circles (1973 #10, #1)  buy on itunes
Otis Redding  Hard To Handle (1968 #38, #51) (hit #26 in '91 by Black Crowes)  buy on itunes
The Isley Brothers  Just Ain't Enough Love (1967 & 1969)  buy on itunes
The Miracles  If You Can Want (1968 #3, #11)  buy on itunes
Aretha Franklin  (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone (1968 #1, #5)  buy on itunes
Chairmen Of The Board  Give Me Just A Little More Time (1970 #8, #3)  buy on itunes
Soul Brothers Six  Some Kind of Wonderful (1967, #91)  buy on itunes
Ch_arles Wright  Express Yourself (1970 #3, #12)  buy on itunes
Clarence Reid  Nobody But You Babe (1969 #7, #40)  buy on itunes
The Staple Singers  I'll Take You There (1972 #1, #1)  buy on itunes
Etta James  I Got You Babe (1968 #32, 1969 #69)  buy on itunes
Calvin Arnold  Funky Way (1968 #22, #72)  buy on itunes
Al Green  Tired Of Being Alone (1971 #7, #11)  buy on itunes
Johnny Nash  Hold Me Tight (1968 #21, #5)  buy on itunes
King Floyd  Groove Me (1971 #1, #6)  buy on itunes


One song each from 1972 & 1973 also slipped into this mix. Looks like two of my favorite groups are the Staple Singers (pictured) and Gladys Knight and the Pips, since I used two songs by each of them in this mix.
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Date: 3/27/2009
As AWB sang, Music, Sweet Music, You're The Queen Of My Soul! Your queens of this mix are Gladys & Mavis, and they are royally magnificent. Thanks for the d/l!
avocado rabbit
Date: 3/28/2009
Arthur Conley wasn't known for much more than the first track, but what a song that is. It was great fun listening to these old r&b chestnuts again.
Date: 3/29/2009
MOTW! Thanks as usual for the annotations and the history.
Date: 3/30/2009
Ahh man, goodness all over this mix.
Date: 4/13/2009
Of course, your last one was my favorite till I took a look at this one. It is rare that I don't love every single song on one of your mixes.
Date: 4/26/2009
Ahh.. too much good music! I definitely love this.
Uncle Orca123
Date: 1/12/2010
Fabulous mix of soul classics. Would love to offer a trade if you're up to it.

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