Stack of Soul: Red Hot R&B Classics From Original

Stack of Soul: Red Hot R&B Classics From Original: Stack Of Soul: Red Hot R&B Classics From The Original Home Of Soul / Various

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Title: Stack Of Soul: Red Hot R&B Classics From The Original Home Of Soul / Various
Label: Jasmine Records

There is no doubt that The Beatles were a huge influence over the global acceptance of rhythm & blues music and what would eventually become soul. However certain record labels also played an important role and it isn't just Detroit's Berry Gordy who could take all the credit as over in New York, Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson et al were also on a mission. Through Ray Charles the east coast story firmly established itself as a contender and rather interestingly this set kicks off with Bobby Darin's version of "What'd I say" which charted at No. 24 in the pop charts. This set continues in that theme with some of the artists not always performing in a style that was expected of them. This is another fascinating entry in Jasmine's early roots of soul series and like the rest it is a superb CD full of excellent and surprising tracks.

1.1 Bobby Darin - What'd I Say
1.2 Mel Torme - Right Now
1.3 Prince Conley - I'm Going Home
1.4 Herbie Mann - Comin' Home Baby
1.5 Ray Charles ; His Band - I've Got a Woman
1.6 Barbara Stephens - Wait a Minute
1.7 Lavern Baker - Tiny Tim
1.8 Ben E King - Young Boy Blues
1.9 The Drifters - When My Little Girl Is Smiling
1.10 Carla Thomas - Promises
1.11 The Tonettes - Stolen Angel
1.12 The Fiestas - So Fine
1.13 The Corvells - He's So Fine
1.14 Lavern Baker ; Ben E King - a Help-Each-Other Romance
1.15 The Bobbettes - I Shot Mr Lee
1.16 Ruth Brown - I Burned Your Letter
1.17 The Hollywood Flames - Every Day, Every Way (I'll Always Be in Love with You) Chuck Willis - Whatcha' Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You
1.18 The Drifters - Drip Drop
1.19 Jimmy Ricks and the Ravers - Daddy Rollin' Stone
1.20 The Van Dykes - Stupidity
1.21 Booker T and the MG's - Green Onions
1.22 Barbara Dane - I'm on My Way
1.23 Rufus Thomas - the Dog
1.24 Lavern Baker ; Jimmy Ricks - You're the Boss
1.25 Hamp Jones - Pack Your Cloths
1.26 Solomon Burke - Cry to Me
1.27 Chuck Berry - Wee, Wee Hours

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