The Brunswick Years, Vol. 1

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
In the 1960s and early 1970s, the Brunswick label recorded some of the best soul to come out of Chicago. This two-disc, 40-song collection would have ranked higher if the organization was a little less scattered. The cuts by Jackie Wilson, Gene Chandler, Tyrone Davis, Young-Holt Unlimited, and the Chi-Lites are mostly good, but are better heard in the context of those artists' own compilations. Collectors will welcome the presence of rarer items by Barbara Acklin, Billy Butler, the Artistics, Otis Leavill, and Erma Franklin Aretha's sister, though these tracks are pleasant period fare, not obscure classics. This isn't a bad anthology for those who prefer their ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
In the 1960s and early 1970s, the Brunswick label recorded some of the best soul to come out of Chicago. This two-disc, 40-song collection would have ranked higher if the organization was a little less scattered. The cuts by Jackie Wilson, Gene Chandler, Tyrone Davis, Young-Holt Unlimited, and the Chi-Lites are mostly good, but are better heard in the context of those artists' own compilations. Collectors will welcome the presence of rarer items by Barbara Acklin, Billy Butler, the Artistics, Otis Leavill, and Erma Franklin Aretha's sister, though these tracks are pleasant period fare, not obscure classics. This isn't a bad anthology for those who prefer their vintage soul on the sweet side, but it's probably only worthwhile for specialists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/1995
  • Label: Brunswick Records
  • UPC: 738178100924
  • Catalog Number: 81009

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson (2:43)
  2. 2 Doggin' Around - Jackie Wilson (2:50)
  3. 3 Think Twice - Jackie Wilson (2:31)
  4. 4 I'm Gonna Miss You (2:39)
  5. 5 Girl I Need You (2:28)
  6. 6 You Are (2:34)
  7. 7 Wack Wack (2:58)
  8. 8 Give It Up (2:42)
  9. 9 (Gonna Be) Good Times (2:21)
  10. 10 The Girl Don't Care (2:40)
  11. 11 Try Some Of Mine (2:38)
  12. 12 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson (2:57)
  13. 13 My Heart Is Calling - Jackie Wilson (2:23)
  14. 14 The Who Who Song - Jackie Wilson (2:52)
  15. 15 Love Makes A Woman (2:54)
  16. 16 I'm So Glad - Herb Johnson & The Impacts (2:36)
  17. 17 Burning Touch Of Love - Billy Butler (2:15)
  18. 18 Love Come On Up - Billy Butler (2:34)
  19. 19 From The Teacher To The Preacher (2:24)
  20. 20 I Get The Sweetest Feeling - Jackie Wilson (2:52)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Soulful Strut (2:58)
  2. 2 Just Ain't No Love (2:45)
  3. 3 Can I Change My Mind (2:52)
  4. 4 Walking Tall (2:40)
  5. 5 Yesterday's Girl (2:50)
  6. 6 Gotta Find Me A Lover (24 Hours A Day) (2:14)
  7. 7 I Love You (2:32)
  8. 8 Turn Back The Hands Of Time (2:54)
  9. 9 The Sly, Slick, and the Wicked - The Lost Generation (2:56)
  10. 10 I Did It (2:36)
  11. 11 (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People - The Chi-Lites (3:48)
  12. 12 We Are Neighbors - The Chi-Lites (3:36)
  13. 13 Living In The Footsteps Of Another Man - The Chi-Lites (2:55)
  14. 14 I Want to Pay You Back (For Loving Me) - The Chi-Lites (2:53)
  15. 15 You Got Me Walking - Jackie Wilson (2:40)
  16. 16 I Had It All The Time (5:18)
  17. 17 Oh Girl - The Chi-Lites (3:44)
  18. 18 Love Uprising - The Chi-Lites (2:29)
  19. 19 How Can You Say Goodbye (2:33)
  20. 20 A Woman Needs To Be Loved (2:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Barbara Acklin Track Performer
LaVern Baker Track Performer
Gene Chandler Track Performer
The Chi-Lites Track Performer
Tyrone Davis Track Performer
Little Richard Track Performer
Jackie Wilson Track Performer
The Artistics Track Performer
Erma Franklin Track Performer
The Lost Generation Track Performer
Young-Holt Unlimited Track Performer
Bobby Reed Track Performer
Otis Leavill Track Performer
Sidney Joe Qualis Track Performer
Technical Credits
Barbara Acklin Composer
Eldee Young Composer
Jackie Moore Composer
Eugene Record Composer
Tyran Carlo Composer
Gwen Fuqua Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Gregory Isaacs Composer
Quinton Joseph Composer
William Sanders Composer
Gerald Sims Composer
Floyd Smith Composer
D. Walker Composer
Robert Pruter Liner Notes
Jesse Bolian Composer
Kevin Goins Liner Notes
Donald Storball Composer
Lawrence Johnson Composer
Isaac "Redd" Holt Composer
Carole Todd Composer
Eugene Dixon Composer
Gerald Simms Composer
Marion Smith Composer
Carl Wolfolk Composer
Lena Agree Composer
Barry Despenza Composer
Hysear Don Walker Composer
C. Davis Composer
Jack Daniels Composer
Carl Davis Composer
Gwendolyn B. Gordy Composer
W. Sanders Composer
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