Birth of Soul, Vol. 3

Birth of Soul, Vol. 3


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This compilation presents a potent if scattershot look at the early years of the soul music revolution. There's little in the way of a common thread; everything from the Impressions' obscure "Shorty's Gotta Go" (recorded on Bandera Records) to Richard Berry & the Pharoahs' pulsating "Have Love Will Travel" is featured. With few exceptions (i.e., the Spinners' "That's What Girls Are Made For," Ike & Tina Turner's "It's Gonna Work Out Fine," and Wilson Pickett's "It's Too Late"), most of these tracks are hard to find on CD. The set includes rare Motown tracks: Jimmy Ruffin's "Don't Feel Sorry for Me" (his first recording), the Miracles' "If Your Mother Only Knew" (the flip side of "Way Over There"), and Carolyn Crawford's "When Someone Is Good to You" (her final and least-known Motown single). Also included are Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford's "I Need Your Loving," two from Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters, rarities from the Superbs, and other soulful expressions that will make this a strong addition to your collection.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/09/2001
Label: Kent Records Uk
UPC: 0029667218924
catalogNumber: 189
Rank: 56853

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Impressions   Track Performer
Bobby Marchan   Track Performer
Jimmy Ruffin   Track Performer
Don Gardner   Track Performer
Garnet Mimms   Track Performer
Richard Berry   Track Performer
Pat Lundy   Track Performer
Miracles   Track Performer
Sunglows   Track Performer
Enchanters   Track Performer
Tams   Track Performer
Ann Cole   Track Performer
Carolyn Crawford   Track Performer
Dee Dee Ford   Track Performer
Billy Watkins   Track Performer
Chuck Wright   Track Performer
Diplomats   Track Performer
Prince La La   Track Performer
Superbs   Track Performer
Taylor Brothers   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Big Jay McNeely   Composer
Don Gardner   Composer
Clarence Lewis   Composer
Bobby Robinson   Composer
Phil Smee   Cover Design
James McDougal   Composer
Dave Godin   Liner Notes

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