Countdown to... SoulVarious Artists

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  • 1. Jackie Johnson's Back Beaters – How Tough It Was
  • 2. The Chances – People Wake Up Before It Is Too Late
  • 3. The Fugitives Archie – Rich Man Poor Man
  • 4. Hank Hodge – One Way Love
  • 5. Holly Carroll – Lovin'
  • 6. Ulysses Crockett – Major Funky
  • 7. Don Patterson Trio – I Don't Know Yet
  • 8. Spider Martin – Here 'Tis
  • 9. John Lewis Sound – Foolin' Around
  • 10. Reuben Bell – Superjock
  • 11. Mel Production Band – Do The Airplane
  • 12. Spangle – Do Dat Stuff
  • 13. Rita MacNeil – Tell It Like It Is
  • 14. International Boogie Band – Silver Dollar Lady
  • 15. Lawrence Dixon – The Steel Man
  • 16. Sherri Hayes – I Helped You Go
  • 17. John Brown – Sound Of The Wind

Wicked compilation from Tramp Records focussing on four different facets of the golden era of Soul music. A selection of raw funky-soul from the late '60 with a gospel feel (The Chances), midtempo, finger-snapping Soul (Hank Hodge and Holly Carroll) and in between an obviously James Brown influenced cut by 15-year old lead singer Archie Brooks (The Fugitives) who emulates the Godfather's cadence smartly. Plus soul-jazz instrumentals for fans of Ramsey Lewis and Jimmy Smith. Don Pattersonis probably the biggest name, followed by Ulysses Crockett. Spider Martin and the John Lewis Sound are lesser known, but this our mission at Tramp is to shed a deserved spotlight on their funky talent. 

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