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Soul City Detroit - Motor City Labels And The Dawn Of Soul Music 2x CD

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Title: Soul City Detroit - Motor City Labels And The Dawn Of Soul Music 2x CD
Artist: Various Artists
Label: Fantastic Voyage
Catalogue #: FVDD164
Format: CD
Genre: 60s Soul, R&B
Release Year: 2013
Condition: New & Sealed

DISC 1
1. The Falcons - I Found A Love
2. The Falcons - Goddess of Angels
3. Sherri Taylor & Singin' Sammy Ward - Oh Lover
4. Sherri Taylor & Singin' Sammy Ward - That's Why I Love You So Much
5. The Contours - Stretch
6. The Contours - Funny
7. The Contours - Claudia
8. The Contours - So Grateful
9. The Contours - The Old Miner
10. The Contours - You Better Get In Line
11. Five Quails - Get To School On Time
12. Five Quails - Been A Long Time
13. Downbeats - Request Of A Fool
14. Downbeats - Your Baby's Back
15. Mack Rice - Baby I'm Coming Home
16. Mack Rice - My Baby
17. Joe Stubbs - Keep On Loving Me
18. Joe Stubbs - What's My Destiny
19. Bobby Williams - Tell It To My Face
20. Bobby Williams - I'm Depending On You
21. Gino Parks - For This I Thank You
22. Gino Parks - That's No Lie
23. Gino Washington - I'm A Coward
24. Gino Washington - Puppet On A String
25. Singin' Sammy Ward - Part Time Love
26. Singin' Sammy Ward - Someday Pretty Baby
27. Singin' Sammy Ward - What Makes You Love Him
28. Wilson Pickett - My Heart Belongs To You
29. Marvin Gaye - It Hurt Me Too
30. Marvin Gaye - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow


DISC 2
1. Marvelettes - Playboy
2. Marvelettes - All The Love I've Got
3. Marvelettes - Beechwood 4-5789
4. Marvelettes - Someday, Someway
5. Mary Wells - I'm So Sorry
6. Mary Wells - The One Who Really Loves You
7. Mary Wells - I'm Gonna Stay
8. Mary Wells - Two Lovers
9. Mary Wells - Operator
10. Corvells - He's So Fine
11. Primettes - Tears of Sorrow
12. Primettes - Pretty Baby
13. Nathaniel Mayer & The Fabulous Twilights - Village Of Love
14. Nathaniel Mayer & The Fabulous Twilights - I Want A Woman
15. Lamont Dozier - Dearest One
16. Lamont Dozier - Fortune Teller Tell Me
17. Saundra Mallet & The Vandellas - Camel Walk
18. Saundra Mallet & The Vandellas - It's Gonna Be Hard Times
19. Hattie Littles - Here You Come
20. Hattie Littles - Your Love Is Wonderful
21. Martha & The Vandellas - I'll Have To Let Him Go
22. Martha & The Vandellas - My Baby Won't Come Back
23. The Vells - You'll Never Cherish a Love So True ('til You Lose It)
24. The Vells - There He Is (At My Door)
25. The Pirates - Mind Over Matter (I'm Gonna Make You Mine)
26. The Pirates - I'll Love You 'til I Die
27. The Supremes - Let Me Go The Right Way
28. The Supremes - Time Changes Things
29. The Miracles - You've Really Got A Hold On Me
30. The Miracles - Happy Landing


Fantastic Voyage embarks on a new series, Soul City, exploring the music being produced in key centres in the early 1960s, when R&B was evolving into the style that was soon widely referred to as soul. And what better city to start in than Detroit? Compiled and annotated by soul music authority Clive Richardson, Soul City Detroit presents a selection of the recordings which served to establish the musical direction of the Motor City into the era which became known as soul .

 

This compilation brings you a generous selection of early recordings by Motown stars including The Contours, Mary Wells and The Marvelettes, plus early hits by Marvin Gaye and The Miracles, and a chance to hear the evolution of The Primettes into The Supremes and the birth of Martha & The Vandellas. Also presented are the bluesy stylings of Sammy Ward and Gino Parks, Joe Stubbs and Mack Rice, along with the gospel-inspired vocals of Wilson Pickett, both leading The Falcons on I Found a Love and on an early solo track. This is where the SOUL era began in the Motor City!


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