Sweet Soul Music: Voices from the Shadows ()


An audio companion of sorts to Peter Guralnick's excellent book on Southern soul, Sweet Soul Music, this 15-track compilation takes in some of the best and relatively obscure soul tracks cut by the likes of Atlantic, Hi, and even Sun Records. The scene is Memphis, AL, and a few other Southern locales; the music is raw and smoldering, resplendent with those indelible Stax and Muscle Shoals-issue charts and grooves. Besides top-notch selections by such southern singing royalty as Solomon Burke, Don Covay, and James Carr, the ...

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  1. True Love Travels on a Gravel Road
  2. Nickel and a Nail
  3. My Song
  4. Crying in the Streets
  5. Separation Line
  6. Some Kind of Wonderful
  7. Rainbow Road
  8. She's About a Mover
  9. Heart Full of Love
  10. Hold On (To What We've Got)
  11. Losing Boy
  12. I Paid for the Party
  13. I Stayed Away Too Long
  14. The Greatest Love
  15. It's in the Wind
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Sweet Soul Music: Voices from the Shadows
1992, Warner Bros.

UPC: 075992673129


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