101 Soul Anthems

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This 101-track, five-CD set collects an awful lot of soul sides and it's difficult, really, to imagine any genuine soul classic that doesn't appear here -- this box has it covered, from Marvin Gaye "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Sexual Healing" to Percy Sledge "When a Man Loves a Woman", Aretha Franklin "Respect", Sam & Dave "Soul Man", Booker T. & the MG's "Green Onions", Ray Charles "What'd I Say", the Temptations "Papa Was a Rolling Stone", James Carr "The Dark End of the Street", and many, many others. There are a couple of curious choices, perhaps, like including the Doobie Brothers' "What a Fool Believes" or Dionne Warwick's "Walk on By," but they ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This 101-track, five-CD set collects an awful lot of soul sides and it's difficult, really, to imagine any genuine soul classic that doesn't appear here -- this box has it covered, from Marvin Gaye "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Sexual Healing" to Percy Sledge "When a Man Loves a Woman", Aretha Franklin "Respect", Sam & Dave "Soul Man", Booker T. & the MG's "Green Onions", Ray Charles "What'd I Say", the Temptations "Papa Was a Rolling Stone", James Carr "The Dark End of the Street", and many, many others. There are a couple of curious choices, perhaps, like including the Doobie Brothers' "What a Fool Believes" or Dionne Warwick's "Walk on By," but they still work as part of the playlist flow even if they aren't exactly what one usually labels soul. Soul is as much an approach as it is a style, and there's a treasure trove of soul here -- by any definition.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/6/2011
  • Label: Emi Import
  • EAN: 5099990972720
  • Catalog Number: 9097272

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye (3:59)
  2. 2 Lady Love Me (One More Time) - George Benson (3:59)
  3. 3 Never Too Much - Luther Vandross (3:50)
  4. 4 Living In America - James Brown (4:42)
  5. 5 September - Earth, Wind & Fire (3:33)
  6. 6 Loco In Acapulco - The Four Tops (4:31)
  7. 7 Big Fun - The Gap Band (4:01)
  8. 8 Solid - Ashford & Simpson (3:20)
  9. 9 Show You the Way To Go - The Jacksons (3:28)
  10. 10 Sweet Love - Anita Baker (4:27)
  11. 11 Just the Two of Us - Grover Washington Jr. (3:58)
  12. 12 Private Dancer - Tina Turner (4:03)
  13. 13 When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge (2:51)
  14. 14 Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Rose Royce (3:52)
  15. 15 Stand By Me - Ben E. King (2:57)
  16. 16 Rock Me Tonight (For Old Time's Sake) - Freddie Jackson (4:03)
  17. 17 Love T.K.O. - Teddy Pendergrass (4:58)
  18. 18 Brown Sugar - D'Angelo (4:23)
  19. 19 Fallin' - Alicia Keys (3:17)
  20. 20 Kiss From a Rose - Seal (4:48)
Disc 2
  1. 1 A Song For You - Donny Hathaway (5:28)
  2. 2 Let's Stay Together - Al Green (4:42)
  3. 3 Ain't Nobody - Rufus & Chaka Khan (4:41)
  4. 4 Theme from Shaft - Isaac Hayes (4:35)
  5. 5 War - Edwin Starr (3:17)
  6. 6 Lady Marmalade - Labelle (3:55)
  7. 7 Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight (2:45)
  8. 8 Ghetto Child - The Detroit Spinners (3:45)
  9. 9 Patched - Clarence Carter (3:09)
  10. 10 What Becomes of the Brokenhearted - Jimmy Ruffin (2:59)
  11. 11 California Dreamin' - Bobby Womack (3:19)
  12. 12 If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) - The Staple Singers (4:28)
  13. 13 I Found Lovin' - The Fatback Band (4:09)
  14. 14 Joy and Pain - Frankie Beverly (4:32)
  15. 15 Clean Up Woman - Betty Wright (2:46)
  16. 16 Express Yourself - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:50)
  17. 17 Why Can't We Live Together - Timmy Thomas (4:50)
Disc 3
  1. 1 I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder (2:32)
  2. 2 Respect - Aretha Franklin (2:24)
  3. 3 Soul Man - Sam & Dave (2:36)
  4. 4 Hard To Handle - Otis Redding (2:18)
  5. 5 Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett (3:05)
  6. 6 Harlem Shuffle - Bob & Earl (2:50)
  7. 7 What'cha Gonna Do About It - Doris Troy (1:44)
  8. 8 Time is On My Side - Irma Thomas (2:50)
  9. 9 Show Me - Joe Tex (2:55)
  10. 10 Everybody Needs Somebody To Love - Solomon Burke (2:44)
  11. 11 Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner (4:58)
  12. 12 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson (2:57)
  13. 13 Here I Go Again - Archie Bell & the Drells (2:09)
  14. 14 Funky Nassau - The Beginning of the End (3:12)
  15. 15 Green Onions - Albert King (2:53)
  16. 16 Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd (3:03)
  17. 17 Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley (2:21)
  18. 18 As Long As I Have You - Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters (2:42)
  19. 19 Shop Arround - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (2:49)
  20. 20 Money (That's What I Want) - Barrett Strong (2:38)
  21. 21 Walkin' Up a One Way Street - Willie Tee (2:42)
  22. 22 What'd I Say - Ray Charles (6:26)
  23. 23 It'll Never Be Over For Me - Timi Yuro (2:56)
  24. 24 The Drifter - Ray Pollard (2:59)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield (3:41)
  2. 2 Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (6:52)
  3. 3 Backstabbers - The O'Jays (3:07)
  4. 4 Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love) - The Delfonics (1:59)
  5. 5 You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate (4:00)
  6. 6 (You Got Me) Danglin' On a String - Chairmen of the Board (2:57)
  7. 7 Red Light Spells Danger - Billy Ocean (3:30)
  8. 8 I'm Gonna Run Away From You - Tammi Lynn (2:47)
  9. 9 Tainted Love - Gloria Jones (2:37)
  10. 10 The Snake - Al Wilson (3:29)
  11. 11 Harvest For the World - The Isley Brothers (3:54)
  12. 12 What a Fool Believes - The Doobie Brothers (3:40)
  13. 13 Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone (3:06)
  14. 14 Bring It On Home - Lou Rawls (3:21)
  15. 15 So Very Hard To Go - Tower of Power (3:40)
  16. 16 If You Don't Know Me By Now - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (3:21)
  17. 17 Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & the Pips (4:40)
  18. 18 It's Time For Love - The Chi-Lites (5:05)
  19. 19 Love Won't Let Me Wait - Major Harris (5:30)
  20. 20 I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby - Barry White (7:09)
Disc 5
  1. 1 (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding (2:42)
  2. 2 I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (3:12)
  3. 3 Stay With Me Baby - Lorraine Ellison (3:28)
  4. 4 (You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin (2:44)
  5. 5 Walk On By - Dionne Warwick (2:52)
  6. 6 One Day I'll Fly Away - Randy Crawford (4:55)
  7. 7 Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield (2:24)
  8. 8 The Dark End of the Street - James Carr (2:31)
  9. 9 I Loves You, Porgy - Nina Simone (4:03)
  10. 10 Inside My Love - Minnie Riperton (4:40)
  11. 11 Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers (2:03)
  12. 12 Sara Smile (3:08)
  13. 13 Always and Forever - Heatwave (4:49)
  14. 14 Baby Come To Me - James Ingram (3:36)
  15. 15 That's How Heartaches Are Made - Baby Washington (2:42)
  16. 16 Tonight I Celebrate My Love - Roberta Flack (3:29)
  17. 17 One In a Million You - Larry Graham (4:10)
  18. 18 Always - Atlantic Starr (4:47)
  19. 19 You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker (2:44)
  20. 20 Save the Last Dance For Me - The Drifters (2:29)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Earl King Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Anita Baker Composer
Solomon Burke Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Phil Collins Composer
Sam Cooke Composer
Steve Cropper Composer
Eddie Floyd Composer
John Fogerty Composer
Marvin Gaye Composer
Al Green Composer
Dan Hartman Composer
Ernie Isley Composer
Ben E. King Composer
Carole King Composer
Kenny Loggins Composer
Michael McDonald Composer
Billy Ocean Composer
Billy Preston Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Minnie Riperton Composer
Smokey Robinson Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Seal Composer
Joe Tex Composer
Luther Vandross Composer
Barry White Composer
Maurice White Composer
Bill Withers Composer
James Newton Howard Composer
Odell Brown Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Daryl Hall Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Ralph MacDonald Composer
John Phillips Composer
Eugene Record Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Timmy Thomas Composer
Chris Jasper Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Charles Wright Composer
Kenny Nolan Composer
Dan Penn Composer
Homer Banks Composer
Thom Bell Composer
Bert Berns Composer
Frankie Beverly Composer
Gary Bias Composer
Emilio Castillo Composer
Ed Cobb Composer
Henry Cosby Composer
Linda Creed Composer
Hal David Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Bob Feldman Composer
Bruce Fisher Composer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Richard Gottehrer Composer
Isaac Hayes Composer
Carl Hampton Composer
Leon Huff Composer
Marvin Isley Composer
O'Kelly Isley Composer
Ronald Isley Composer
Rudolph Isley Composer
Booker T. Jones Composer
Mark Knopfler Composer
Stephen "Doc" Kupka Composer
Wayne Lewis Composer
Arif Mardin Composer
Michael Masser Composer
Gene McFadden Composer
Al McKay Composer
Charlie Midnight Composer
Chips Moman Composer
Ali Shaheed Muhammad Composer
John Oates Composer
David Paich Composer
Doc Pomus Composer
David Porter Composer
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Ben Raleigh Composer
Sir Mack Rice Composer
Paul Riser Composer
Richard Rudolph Composer
William Salter Composer
Lonnie Simmons Composer
Valerie Simpson Composer
Lewis Steinberg Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Rudy Taylor Composer
Rod Temperton Composer
Jim Weatherly Composer
William Weatherspoon Composer
Jerry Wexler Composer
John Whitehead Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
Allee Willis Composer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Andrew Wright Composer
David Ritz Composer
Hawk Wolinski Composer
Michael Archer Composer
Al Jackson Jr. Composer
Jonathan Lewis Composer
Leon Ware Composer
Brian Chin Composer
Michelle Gilliam Composer
Sylvia Moy Composer
Clarence Reid Composer
David Lewis Composer
Raymond Jackson Composer
Carol Cooper Composer
Paul Lawrence Jones III Composer
Ben Findon Composer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Ashley Abram Concept
Janie Bradford Composer
Calvin Lewis Composer
Norman Blagman Composer
Sam Bobrick Composer
Joseph Broussard Composer
Bob Elgin Composer
E. Nelson Composer
Louisa Johnson Composer
Gerald Goldstein Composer
Alicia Keys Composer
Miles Gregory Composer
Bob Halley Composer
Ted White Composer
David Weiss Composer
A. Jones Composer
Michael Walker Composer
Ronnie Stephen Wilkins Composer
John David Hurley Composer
Jerry Ragavoy Composer
L. Bernstein Composer
T. Fitzgerald Composer
Willie Clark Composer
A. Green Composer
Thomas Bell Composer
Garvin Composer
Conley Composer
Bonnie Rice Composer
Errol Brown Composer
Bert Burns Composer
Nickolas Ashford Composer
Calvin Houston Lewis Composer
James Dean Composer
John Flippin Composer
Lula Hardway Composer
Carrol Weashing Composer
William Hart Composer
Ralph Wiliams Composer
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