Stax Profiles

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All Music Guide - Campbell
As part of the Stax Profiles series, soul vocalist Eddie Floyd is spotlighted with material recorded between 1966 and 1971 for the Memphis-based label. Actor/comedian, Blues Brother, and super fan Dan Aykroyd, who made sure the singer had a part in the Blues Brothers 2000 flick, selected the 13 cuts on this compilation and did an admirable job of combining the hits "Knock on Wood" and "I've Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)" with several lesser-heard gems. For the curious, the disc offers a trimmed yet balanced overview of Eddie Floyd's time at Stax, backed up in various settings by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Con Funk Shun, the Memphis Horns, and Booker T. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
As part of the Stax Profiles series, soul vocalist Eddie Floyd is spotlighted with material recorded between 1966 and 1971 for the Memphis-based label. Actor/comedian, Blues Brother, and super fan Dan Aykroyd, who made sure the singer had a part in the Blues Brothers 2000 flick, selected the 13 cuts on this compilation and did an admirable job of combining the hits "Knock on Wood" and "I've Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)" with several lesser-heard gems. For the curious, the disc offers a trimmed yet balanced overview of Eddie Floyd's time at Stax, backed up in various settings by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Con Funk Shun, the Memphis Horns, and Booker T. & the MG's, which not only makes this a quality introduction to the vocalist but to the overall Stax sound as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/25/2006
  • Label: Stax
  • UPC: 025218861625
  • Catalog Number: 8616
  • Sales rank: 115,666

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Floyd Primary Artist, Vocals
Steve Cropper Guitar
Paul Cannon Guitar
Oma Drake Background Vocals
Donald "Duck" Dunn Bass, Bass Guitar
Isaac Hayes Piano
Hot Buttered Soul Unlimited Background Vocals
Wayne Jackson Trumpet
Booker T. Jones Keyboards
Andrew Love Saxophone
Cornell McFadden Strings, Drums
Jerry Norris Bass
Richie Simpson Drums
Jay Spell Organ, Fiddle, Piano
Stephanie Spruill Background Vocals
Marvell Thomas Organ, Piano
Al Jackson Jr. Drums
Joe Shamwell Background Vocals, Melodica
Jim Johnson Bass
Technical Credits
Steve Cropper Arranger, Composer, Producer, Audio Production
Eddie Floyd Arranger, Composer, Producer, Audio Production
The Memphis Horns Contributor
Joe Arnold Contributor
Dan Aykroyd Liner Notes
Al Bell Producer
Ben Cauley Contributor
Booker T. Jones Composer, Producer
Ed Logan Contributor
Joe Tarantino Remastering
Tom Nix Producer
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Joe Shamwell Composer
Alvertis Isbell Composer
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