Thursday, 6 February 2020

Rare-ish Soul Playlist (with a bit of reggae)




These rare-ish soul tracks have been largely been sourced from the excellent BBC Radio Newcastle show - Chris Donald's Soul Club (Fridays 10 pm to 1 am). Unfortunately the show is now defunct, shamefully, as it was the best show around. The songs are largely all now in my collection as well. The show was a goldmine of great soul and was one I enjoyed every week.

1. I Like What You're Doing To Me - Young & Company
2. Sinner Man - Valerie Simpson
3. Don't Let Me Down - Marcia Griffiths
4. Let Me Down Easy - Chairmen Of The Board
5. Let Me Down Easy - Bettye LaVette * a different song to that above
6. It's You Girl - The Brothers Johnson
7. Thank You Baby - Flashlight
8. All Over Your Face - Ronnie Dyson
9. It's A New Day - Skull Snaps
10. Freedom Train - James Carr
11. Feet Start Walking - Doris Duke
12. Walk A Mile In My Shoes - Willie Hightower
13. I've Got To Love Somebody - Johnnie Taylor
14. Mr. Cool - Rasputin's Stash
15. Carry On - Jean Knight
16. Humpin' - The Bar-Kays
17. (Something Inside) So Strong - Labi Siffre
18. Laugh Live Love - Mud
19. Bongolia - The Incredible Bongo Band
20. Revolution - Dennis Brown


  

21. Place Called Africa - Winston Prince
22. The World Is Rated X - Marvin Gaye
23. I'll Play The Blues For You - Albert King
24. Don't Knock Love - Barbara Carr
25. Git Out - Mitty Collier
26. That's The Way God Planned It - Billy Preston
27. 70 Sup'm Pieces Of Bob - Sister Carol
28. You Give Me Joy - Doris Troy
29. Baby That's Backatcha - Smokey Robinson
30. Sweet Illusion - Junior Campbell
31. Bongo Rock - The Incredible Bongo Band
32. Just One Step - Latimore
33. But It's Alright - Eddie Floyd
34. Lady Cab Driver - Prince
35. Star Generation - James Brown
36. Them Changes - Buddy Miles
37. (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - The Staple Singers
38. Sierra - Boz Scaggs
39. Hey Jude - Wilson Pickett
40. Mercy. Mercy - Don Covay
41. I'll Wait Forever - The Mynah Birds
42. A Star In The Ghetto - The Average White Band & Ben E. King
43. Lowdown - Crowd Company
44. Green Onions - King Curtis
45. Higher & Higher - Esther Phillips
46. I Think I'll Do Some Stepping (On My Own) - Sandy Barber
47. I'll Always Be Here - The Impressions
48. Thief In The Night - Percy Sledge
49. She's A Burglar - Howard Tate
50. Child Of The Streets - Sam Dees


  

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