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Soul Explosion (2-LP)

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Back on vinyl for the first time since 1969, Soul Explosion offers a sampling of the Stax Records' biggest hits and stars of the day, with Eddie Floyd, the Mad Lads, the Staple Singers, Albert King and more. The second disc of the set includes a selection of rare tracks, many of which are exclusive to this collection. These include the Bar-Kays’ “Hot Hips,” Ollie & The Nightingales’ “Heartache Mountain” and Eddie Floyd’s “It’s Wrong To Be Loving You.” 


LP  1 - Side 1
1. Johnnie Taylor “Who’s Making Love”
2. Jimmy Hughes “Like Everything About You”
3. Booker T. & The MG’s “Hang ‘Em High”
4. Carla Thomas “Where Do I Go”
5. Eddie Floyd “I’ve Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)”
6. Southwest F.O.B. “Smell Of Incense”
7. Albert King “Cold Feet”

LP  1 - Side 2
1. Booker T. & The MG’s “Soul Limbo”
2. The Mad Lads “So Nice”
3. Eddie Floyd “Bring It On Home To Me”
4. William Bell & Judy Clay “Private Number”
5. The Staple Singers “Long Walk To D.C.”
6. Ollie & The Nightingales “I’ve Got A Sure Thing”
7. The Bar-Kays “Copy Kat”

LP  2 - Side 1
1. Booker T. & The MG’s “Soul Clap ‘69”
2. The Staple Singers “Hear My Call”
3. Johnnie Taylor “Save Your Love For Me”
4. Jimmy Hughes “Peeped Around Yonder’s Bend”
5. Carla Thomas “Book Of Love”
6. The Mad Lads “These Old Memories”
7. Southwest F.O.B. “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”

LP  2 - Side 2
1. The Bar-Kays “Hot Hips”
2. Ollie & The Nightingales “Heartache Mountain”
3. Johnnie Taylor “Twenty Years From Today”
4. Eddie Floyd “It’s Wrong To Be Loving You”
5. Judy Clay “It’s Me”
6. Booker T. & The MG’s “Booker’s Theme”
7. Albert King “Left Hand Woman (Get Right With Me)”



• Back on vinyl for the first time since 1969.
• Part of the label’s “Made in Memphis” reissue campaign
• Lacquers cut by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl and pressed locally at Memphis Record Pressing (MRP)