Real '70s: R&B

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
A budget-line triple-disc set from BMG, Real '70s: R&B provides a random assortment of hits from throughout the decade in question, paying equal dues to ballads and club-oriented singles, many of which are excellent and essential for any soul fan. A high percentage of the picks have appeared on several other compilations, but this is still a decent way to gobble up a lot of music in one shot. Highlights include the Delfonics' "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time," the Five Stairsteps' "Ooh Child," the Hues Corporation's "Rock the Boat," Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio's "You Can't Change That," GQ's "Disco Night Rock Freak," and Odyssey's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
A budget-line triple-disc set from BMG, Real '70s: R&B provides a random assortment of hits from throughout the decade in question, paying equal dues to ballads and club-oriented singles, many of which are excellent and essential for any soul fan. A high percentage of the picks have appeared on several other compilations, but this is still a decent way to gobble up a lot of music in one shot. Highlights include the Delfonics' "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time," the Five Stairsteps' "Ooh Child," the Hues Corporation's "Rock the Boat," Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio's "You Can't Change That," GQ's "Disco Night Rock Freak," and Odyssey's "Native New Yorker."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2004
  • Label: Bmg Special Product
  • UPC: 755174814327
  • Catalog Number: 48143
  • Sales rank: 367,808

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) - The Delfonics (3:22)
  2. 2 O-o-h Child - The Five Stairsteps (3:17)
  3. 3 I've Got to Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight & the Pips (3:34)
  4. 4 Guilty - Al Green (2:57)
  5. 5 Dream Merchant - New Birth (4:26)
  6. 6 From His Woman to You - Barbara Mason (5:00)
  7. 7 Mr. Magic Man - Wilson Pickett (3:25)
  8. 8 Somewhere in My Lifetime - Phyllis Hyman (3:30)
  9. 9 I Know I'm in Love - Chee Chee & Peppy (3:02)
  10. 10 This Time I'll Be Sweeter - Angela Bofill (4:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Mr. Penguin, Pt. 1 - Lunar Funk (2:56)
  2. 2 Afro-Strut - The Nite-Liters (2:52)
  3. 3 Grand Central Shuffle - Johnny Griffith (2:49)
  4. 4 Soul Serenade - The Jimmy Castor Bunch (3:27)
  5. 5 I Am Your Leader - Walter Heath (3:08)
  6. 6 Funky Monkey - Mandrill (3:34)
  7. 7 Funk 'N' Roll (Dancin' in the "Funkshine") - Quazar (4:40)
  8. 8 Insurance Man for the Funk - Bernie Worrell (3:59)
  9. 9 What the Funk - The Memphis Horns (4:48)
  10. 10 Phoenix - Aquarian Dream (4:01)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Rock the Boat - Hues Corporation (3:07)
  2. 2 You Can't Change That - Raydio (3:24)
  3. 3 Fire - The Pointer Sisters (3:29)
  4. 4 Shame - Evelyn "Champagne" King (2:56)
  5. 5 Disco Nights (Rock Freak) - GQ (3:52)
  6. 6 Native New Yorker - Odyssey (4:24)
  7. 7 Hold Back the Night - The Trammps (3:55)
  8. 8 This Is It - Melba Moore (3:31)
  9. 9 Dancin' - Grey (3:05)
  10. 10 It's a Better Than Good Time - Gladys Knight & the Pips (3:40)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Gwen Guthrie Composer
Bruce Springsteen Composer
Bernie Worrell Composer
King Curtis Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Barry Goldberg Composer
Van McCoy Composer
Larry Weiss Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Ronald Baker Composer
Thom Bell Composer
Bootsy Collins Composer
Claude Cave Composer
Reuben Cross Composer
Allan Felder Composer
John H. Fitch Jr. Composer
Dennis Harris Composer
Norman Harris Composer
William "Poogie" Hart Composer
Wally Holmes Composer
Emmanuel Rahiem LeBlanc Composer
Sandy Linzer Composer
Ray Parker Jr. Composer
Denny Randell Composer
Stan Vincent Composer
Cam Wilson Composer
Carlos Wilson Composer
Wilfred Wilson Composer
Earl Young Composer
Jesus Alvarez Composer
Keith Crier Composer
Luther Dixon Composer
Herb Lane Composer
Raheim Composer
Paul Service Composer
Louis Wilson Composer
Ric Wilson Composer
Bettye Crutcher Composer
Warner Tamerland Composer
Leblanc Composer
Larry "Ace" Snell Composer
G Guthrie Composer
R. Williams Composer
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  • Posted June 12, 2013

    This triple album brings me strong and very pleasant memories of

    This triple album brings me strong and very pleasant memories of the soul music I loved
    from the seventies, my favorite musical decade.

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