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Northern Soul - The Collection Box set


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  • Audio CD (7 Oct. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Rhino
  • ASIN: B00F6A9050
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 263 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Gloria Jones - Tainted Love
2. Archie Bell and The Drells - Here I Go Again
3. Tony & Tyrone - Please Operator
4. The Drifters - You Got To Pay Your Dues
5. The Coasters - Crazy Baby
6. The Blossoms - That's When The Tears Start
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Disc: 2
1. Al Wilson - The Snake
2. The Pointer Sisters - Send Him Back
3. Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
4. Showstoppers - Ain't Nothing But A House Party
5. Tami Lynn - I'm Gonna Run Away From You
6. Chuck Wood - Seven Days Too Long
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Disc: 3
1. You're Ready Now - Frankie Valli
2. Baby Call On Me - Wilson Pickett
3. Baby Help Me - Percy Sledge
4. I Love Her So Much It Hurts - David & Ruben
5. Get Ready - Ella Fitzgerald
6. I Can't Break the News to Myself - Ben E. King
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Product Description

Northern Soul - The Collection is another addition to the Collection series. Spread over 3CD's this collection delivers the biggest hits at a great value price with over 60 tracks from the Vaults of Atlantic, Atco, Loma, Reprise and Warner Brothers providing the listener with a truly authentic Northern Soul Experience. Chuck Wood / Tami Lynn / The Coasters / Archie Bell & The Drells all feature in a great introduction to the scene as well as forgotten favourites.

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97 of 100 people found the following review helpful By A. Foss on 9 Oct. 2013
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First of all if this was being marked on the music alone - it would be getting a decent 4.5/5 out of 5! I think we all know - & love - this superb music that, looking thru the tracklisting, yes we've probably come across before am I right?
That's just it - am I right though? 'Cos the tracklisting above & on other buying sites is completely at odds with what you get on the item itself!!!

I'll waste no more of your precious time, the music is superb & the majority looking here will be familiar with it so, I'll complete what should have been done by messrs Amazon, ebay [who are useless compilers of tracklistings anyway!] etc....

Disc: 1
1. Tainted Love - Gloria Jones
2. Here I Go Again - Archie Bell and The Drells
3. Please Operator - Tony & Tyrone
4. You Got to Pay Your Dues - The Drifters
5. Crazy Baby - The Coasters
6. That's When the Tears Start - The Blossoms
7. Livin' in Love - Sheila Anthony
8. You Hit Me (Where It Hurts) - Alice Clark
9. Open the Door to Your Heart - Darrell Banks
10. I'll Be Loving You - Soul Brothers Six
11. I Love Her So Much It Hurts - David & Ruben
12. Don't Pity Me - Joanie Sommers
13. Catch Me I'm Falling - Esther Phillips
14. Change My Darkness Into Light - The Flirtations
15. Mean It Baby - Carl Hall
16. Satisfied - Ben Aiken
17. My Love Is Getting Stronger - Cliff Nobles
18. Slippin' Around With You - Jimmy Hughes
19. Think It Over You - Harvey Averne Dozen
20. Just Can't Live My Life - Linda Jones
21. Get Ready - Ella Fitzgerald
22. Somebody (Somewhere) Needs Me - Ike and Tina Turner
23. Can't You See (You're Losing Me) - Mary Wells
24. Man With the Golden Touch - Charles Thomas
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By G. K. Griffiths on 6 April 2014
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Since I have quite a large collection of Northern and soul tracks I was very pleased to find this particular compilation since it contained many tracks which were missing from my collection. The choice of content and the recording quality are absolutely first class and having compared a few of the tracks which I already owned on 45 vinyl it would seem that these CDs have used the original versions.

The compilation is extremely good value for the price and I would readily recommend it not just to lovers of Northern Soul but to anyone who favours black American music in general.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ian Russell on 7 Feb. 2015
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I purchased this collection with Northern Soul 360 as I was looking for a collection after getting plenty of requests when DJ'ing.
This collection is all original artists and includes tracks that I know well and also has introduced me to some new material.
Excellent collection for Northern Soul fans and for new fans like myself.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Graham Spurs and Soul on 1 May 2014
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Although I have heard a lot of these on many other of my NS collections, this is a great triple CD. Would recomend this purchase.
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A collection rather than 'the' collection. If purchasing more you will find other collections have similar tracks on each CD. As other reviewers have said the track listing is inaccurate on Amazon. It is a pity that the CD is not part of Amazon's digital download so that you get the MP3 version as soon as you buy, rather than waiting for the phyisical CD a few days later. However, all that apart I very much enjoyed the music.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Whitehatter VINE VOICE on 9 Oct. 2014
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Definitely worth having on the shelf of Northern Soul classics.

This collection represents colossally good value. Three CDs packed with those floor fillers and also a good sprinkling of gems that we haven't already tracked down. The quality of the recordings is such that it seems the original masters were used to curate these discs, as there is that fresh sound one would expect from first generation copies.

Keep the faith and invest a relatively small amount in this 3 CD collection. You won't be sorry. It's not a bargain bin collection by any means.
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10 of 14 people found the following review helpful By S Bailey on 20 Jan. 2014
There is a vast array of cheaply-priced compilations available focussing on this largely uptempo and generally joyful soul music sub-genre. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of overlap in the song selection across these releases. This plainly-presented and plainly-titled 3CD box-set from Rhino proves no exception. It boasts a large number of tracks that appeared on the relatively well-received, pretty professional After Hours series of albums that the same label put out in the noughties. After Hours - Northern Soul Masters; After Hours 2 - More Northern Soul Masters, and After Hours 3 - More Northern Soul Masters showed professionalism (and good taste) in the way in the way that they raided the vaults of legendary labels like Atlantic; Atco; Loma; Reprise, and Warner Bros Records for relatively obscure but desirable material from the 1960s and 1970s. Northern Soul: The Collection cherry-picks some of the best from that bunch with selections like: The Apollas' 'Mr Creator'; Joanie Sommers' 'Don't Pity Me', Alice Clark's 'You Hit Me (Right Where It Hurt Me)'; Linda Jones' 'A Last Minute Miracle'; The Marvellos' `Something's Burnin'', and David & Ruben's 'I Love Her So Much It Hurts Me'.Read more ›
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