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Blues Brother Soul Sister [CD]

Various Audio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (1 Feb 1993)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Dino
  • ASIN: B0000248K6
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,990 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Boom Boom: John Lee Hooker
2. (Take a little) piece of my heart: Aretha Franklin
3. Soul Man: Sam and Dave
4. I'd rather go blind: Etta James
5. Green Onions: Booker T and the MGs
6. Shout: The Isley Brothers
7. Think: Aretha Franklin
8. Respect yourself: Stapel Singers
9. Harlem Shuffle: Bob & Earl
10. Take me to the river: Al Green
11. Mannish Boy: Muddy Waters
12. Rescue me: Fontella Bass
13. In the midnight hour: Wilson Pickett
14. Knock on wood: Eddie Floyd
15. Stormy Monday: Little Milton
16. Drift away: Dobie Gray
17. It's in his kiss: Betty Everett
18. Need your love so bad: Fleetwood Mac
19. I'm gonna tear your playhouse down: Ann Peebles
20. Stand by me: Ben E. King

Product Description

Blues Brother Soul Sister VARIOUS-BLUES & SOUL Blues Brother Soul Sister (1993 UK 20-track CD compilation, including many a classic; 'Soul Man' by Sam & Dave, Booker T & The MGs 'Green Onions', 'Harlem Shuffle' by Staple Singers, Muddy Waters' 'Mannish Boy, 'Rescue Me' byFontella Bass and more

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5.0 out of 5 stars First of three volumes in a great series 17 July 2013
By Peter Durward Harris #1 HALL OF FAME TOP 10 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Focusing mainly on the sixties but straying either side of that arbitrary divide, this series brings together many classic songs from the golden age of R and B. The series largely but not entirely avoids Motown, but plenty of other compilations are available devoted to Motown.

Some of the songs here are more famous in Britain via cover versions, but you'll find the original versions here. Shout (Isley Brothers) became a UK hit for Lulu; it was her debut hit in 1964. Piece of my heart (Erma Franklin) became famous in the UK via Janis Joplin's cover, though I think the original has also charted in the UK. I'd rather go blind (Etta James) became a UK hit for Chicken Shack, whose lead singer ended up as Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac. Talking of Fleetwood Mac, they started life as a blues band and are represented her by their cover of Need your love so bad (Little Willie John), which is typical of their blues music. It's in his kiss (Betty Everett) was a big UK hit in the sixties, but has also been a big hit for Linda Lewis in the seventies and Cher in the nineties.

Rescue me (Fontella Bass), Drift away (Dobie Gray), In the midnight hour (Wilson Pickett) and Stand by me (Ben E King) are among the tracks here that were UK hits for the original artists.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product!! 19 Feb 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Bought this because I had a previous one which I wore out when I used to do the school run,all of my 3 children know all the songs on this album probably more than their French grammar as it was played most mornings in the rush hour on the school run.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant 27 Jan 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This cd is brilliant. I had it on cassette tape ( I feel old !) and the songs are a great mix .
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