Where Southern Soul Began: 1954-1962 (2-CD)
by Various Artists

Where Southern Soul Began: 1954-1962 (2-CD)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: May 28, 2013
  • Originally Released: 2013
  • Label: History Of Soul

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.I've Been Wrong for So Long - Bobby "Blue" Bland
  • 2.Room In Your Heart - Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • 3.You Don't Have to Cry - Little Bob & The Lollipops
  • 4.I Wanna Be Free - Joe Tex
  • 5.Your Lonesome Now - Charles Perrywell
  • 6.You Gotta Go - Bobby Hebb
  • 7.Please Think It Over - Roscoe Shelton
  • 8.Teach Me - Gorgeous George
  • 9.I Don't Want No Woman - Bobby "Blue" Bland
  • 10.If (I Could Be With You) - Miss La-Vell
  • 11.I Got to Know - The "5" Royales
  • 12.I Found True Love - Oscar Perry
  • 13.If I Don't See You Again - Ted Taylor
  • 14.I've Just Got to Forget You - Bud Harper
  • 15.Close Up the Back Door - Cookie & the Cupcakes
  • 16.Sally Sue Brown - Arthur Alexander
  • 17.Phoney Lover - Clyde Shelby
  • 18.Somebody Somewhere - Gene Allison
  • 19.Somebody, Somewhere - Larry Birdsong
  • 20.Wait and See - Fred Lowery
  • 21.Slave to Love - Charles "Wigg" Walker & the Daffodils
  • 22.Too Many Tears - Roy Lee Johnson
  • 23.Hurts Me to My Heart - Rudy Ray Moore
  • 24.The World Is Yours - Johnny Wright
  • 25.What Can I Do for You - Elmore Morris
  • 26.The Thrill of Yesterday - Donel Austin
  • 27.You Don't Miss the Water - William Bell

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.I Cried - Joe Medwick
  • 2.Frozen Love - Gay Meadows & the Yobyalps
  • 3.Blessed are These Tears - Joe Tex
  • 4.Tend To Your Business - Arthur Adams
  • 5.Everything Will Be Alright - Gene Allison
  • 6.I'm Leaving You - Ted Taylor
  • 7.That's a Good Idea - Grover Mitchell
  • 8.Give Me Your Love - Delores Johnson
  • 9.I Need Somebody - Little Milton
  • 10.I'll Learn to Love Again - Little Junior Parker
  • 11.I'm Not Gonna Leave - Joe Perkins
  • 12.Come Into My Heart - Little Clarence
  • 13.Give Us Your Blessings - Ruth White
  • 14.Am I Losing You - Little Ike
  • 15.That's Cuz I Love You - Louis Jones
  • 16.You're Gonna Miss Me - Shirley Raymond
  • 17.Shout Bamalama - Otis Redding
  • 18.Sooner or Later - Larry Birdsong
  • 19.Best of Luck Baby - Earl Gaines
  • 20.Can't Stand to See You Cry - Tony Borders
  • 21.I Say! That's All Right - Roosevelt Jones
  • 22.Help Yourself - Steve Dickinson
  • 23.I Woke Up Screming - Bobby "Blue" Bland
  • 24.My Love Belongs to You - Sam & Dave
  • 25.Backtracking - Little Junior Parker
  • 26.I Don't Hurt Anymore - Fontella Bass
  • 27.Please, Please, Please - James Brown

Product Description:

Soul had its Golden Era from around 1964 through 1975, and while it might seem obvious these days, mixing blues, country, and R&B with southern gospel passion and secular lyrics, modern soul, like any other vernacular American pop music, didn't just spring to life fully formed. There were many artists, some who went on to have big careers, who explored the roots and avenues of soul long before the term was even formatted as a musical genre. This fascinating, informative, revelatory, and romping two-disc set tells the story of the roads and branches that ended up manifesting itself as soul between 1954 and 1962, and features early sides from Joe Tex, Gene Allison, Bobby Bland, Roscoe Shelton, Sam and Dave, Joe Perkins, Grover Mitchell, Lavelle White, and many more. ~ Steve Leggett

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