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The Box Set Series: '70s Soul

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The four-disc Legacy compilation The Box Set Series: '70s Soul brings together a hefty cross section of classic '70s soul hits. Primarily, the box set focuses on how soul and R&B began translating the social concerns of '60s pop and politics toward the hard-driving, dance-oriented rhythms and sexual ballads of the '70s. Featured here are cuts by both well-known and lesser-appreciated artists including Sly & the Family Stone, Hues Corporation, Shuggie Otis, Bobby Womack, the O'Jays, Bill Withers, the Intruders, and many others. Included are such songs as "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now," "Midnight Train to Georgia," "Lady Marmalade," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The four-disc Legacy compilation The Box Set Series: '70s Soul brings together a hefty cross section of classic '70s soul hits. Primarily, the box set focuses on how soul and R&B began translating the social concerns of '60s pop and politics toward the hard-driving, dance-oriented rhythms and sexual ballads of the '70s. Featured here are cuts by both well-known and lesser-appreciated artists including Sly & the Family Stone, Hues Corporation, Shuggie Otis, Bobby Womack, the O'Jays, Bill Withers, the Intruders, and many others. Included are such songs as "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now," "Midnight Train to Georgia," "Lady Marmalade," "Always and Forever," and more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/27/2014
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • UPC: 888430659827
  • Catalog Number: 306598
  • Sales rank: 44,978

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 When Will I See You Again - The Three Degrees (2:36)
  2. 2 Back Stabbers - The O'Jays (3:05)
  3. 3 Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers (2:05)
  4. 4 Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again) - Sly & The Family Stone (4:49)
  5. 5 T.S.O.P. - MFSB (5:49)
  6. 6 O-o-h Child - The Five Stairsteps (3:14)
  7. 7 Everybody Plays the Fool - The Main Ingredient (3:23)
  8. 8 Rock That Beat - Hues Corporation (3:19)
  9. 9 Midnight Train to Georgia - Gladys Knight & the Pips (4:38)
  10. 10 The Groove Line - Heatwave (7:27)
  11. 11 Strawberry Letter 23 - Shuggie Otis (3:58)
  12. 12 (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can't I Touch You? [From the - Ronnie Dyson (3:24)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Lady Marmalade - Labelle (3:56)
  2. 2 The Love I Lost - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (6:23)
  3. 3 Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire (2:50)
  4. 4 Love Train - The O'Jays (2:58)
  5. 5 Love or Let Me Be Lonely - The Friends of Distinction (3:21)
  6. 6 That Lady, Pts. 1-2 - The Isley Brothers (5:35)
  7. 7 Kiss and Say Goodbye - The Manhattans (4:26)
  8. 8 Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone (3:06)
  9. 9 Best of My Love - The Emotions (3:40)
  10. 10 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead (7:02)
  11. 11 Cherchez La Femme/Se Si Bon - Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band (5:47)
  12. 12 Betcha by Golly Wow - Phillis Hyman (3:46)
Disc 3
  1. 1 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - Lou Rawls (4:26)
  2. 2 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) - The Delfonics (3:22)
  3. 3 Standing in the Safety Zone - The Brotherhood (5:14)
  4. 4 Don't Leave Me This Way - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (6:04)
  5. 5 Use Me - Bill Withers (3:43)
  6. 6 Boogie Nights - Heatwave (5:03)
  7. 7 Me and Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul (4:46)
  8. 8 Shame - Evelyn "Champagne" King (4:37)
  9. 9 That's the Way of the World - Earth, Wind & Fire (5:45)
  10. 10 Jack and Jill - Raydio (4:33)
  11. 11 Dream Merchant - New Birth (4:25)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Close the Door - Teddy Pendergrass (5:26)
  2. 2 Dazz - Brick (5:36)
  3. 3 You Little Trustmaker - The Tymes (2:47)
  4. 4 I'll Always Love My Mama - The Intruders (6:37)
  5. 5 Lean on Me - Bill Withers (4:17)
  6. 6 Shining Star - The Manhattans (4:41)
  7. 7 Always and Forever - Heatwave (6:15)
  8. 8 Stand! - Sly & The Family Stone (3:07)
  9. 9 Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn (3:45)
  10. 10 You Are My Starship - Michael Henderson (4:30)
  11. 11 I've Got to Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight & the Pips (3:30)
  12. 12 Lady Love - Lou Rawls (4:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Isley Brothers Conductor
John Cameron Conductor
Jimmy Wisner Conductor
Thom Bell Conductor
Perry Botkin Jr. Conductor
Tony Camillo Conductor
Stan Vincent Conductor
Richie Rome Conductor
Bert de Coteau Conductor
June Ellen Starr Conductor
Technical Credits
Johnny Otis Producer
Earth, Wind & Fire Arranger, Producer
The Isley Brothers Arranger, Composer, Producer
Gladys Knight Producer
Cheryl Lynn Composer
Maurice White Composer, Producer
Bill Withers Composer, Producer
Bobby Womack Composer, Producer
Shuggie Otis Arranger, Composer
J.R. Bailey Composer
Brick Producer
John Cameron Arranger, Orchestral Arrangements
Gerry Goffin Composer
Thom Bell Arranger, Composer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Perry Botkin Jr. Arranger
Charles Calello Arranger
Tony Camillo Arranger, Producer
Jerry Cohen Composer, Producer
Ray Cork Jr. Producer
Skip Drinkwater Producer
Jack Faith Arranger, Producer
John Florez Producer
Leo Graham Composer, Producer
Norman Harris Arranger
Michael Henderson Composer
Leon Huff Composer, Producer
Booker T. Jones Producer
Kenny Kerner Arranger, Producer
Bubba Knight Producer
Sandy Linzer Producer
Clarence McDonald Producer
James Mack Arranger
Marty Paich Producer
Gene McFadden Composer, Producer
David Paich Composer, Producer
Ray Parker Jr. Composer, Producer
Jerry Peters Composer, Vocal Arrangements
Warren Schatz Executive Producer
Jerry Schoenbaum Producer
Tom Sellers Arranger
Tony Silvester Producer
Charles Stepney Arranger, Composer, Producer
Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart Composer, Producer
Tom Tom 84 Arranger
Allen Toussaint Arranger, Producer
Stan Vincent Arranger, Composer, Producer
John Whitehead Composer, Producer
Vicki Wickham Executive Producer
Mark Wilder Mastering
Melvin Wilson Producer
Richie Wise Arranger, Producer
Richie Rome Arranger
Barry Blue Producer
William Guest Producer
Johnny Duncan Producer
Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer
Joel Whitburn Chart Information
Bert de Coteau Arranger
Sherman Marshall Producer
Jim Healy Producer
Bobby Martin Arranger, Producer
James Baker Producer
Billy Jackson Producer
C.C. Courtney Composer
Lynell George Liner Notes
A. McKay Composer
The Muscle Shoals Sound Rhythm Section Producer
A. Poree Composer
Stony Browder Jr. Arranger, Composer
Luther Simmons Producer
Von Gray Composer, Producer
Robert E. Lee Producer
Kenneth Gamble Composer, Producer
Edward Patton Producer
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