Posts Tagged ‘Soul Music’

To Love Somebody

February 14, 2021

“To Love Somebody,” written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb, recorded by James Carr, 1969.

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We’ll Always Be Together

February 13, 2021

“We’ll Always Be Together,” written by Morris Dollison, recorded by Billy Stewart, 1969.

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It’s You That I Need

January 30, 2021

“(Loneliness Made Me Realize) It’s You That I Need,” written by Norman Whitfield and Eddie Holland, recorded by The Tempations in 1967. The tune was originally recorded by co-writer Eddie Holland in 1963.

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Once In A While (Is Better Than Never At All)

January 10, 2021

“Once In A While (Is Better Than Never At All),” written by David Hall, Quinton Claunch, and Carmol Taylor, recorded by Spencer Wiggins, 1968.

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A Man Needs a Woman

January 3, 2021

“A Man Needs a Woman,” written by O. B. McClinton, recorded by James Carr, 1968.

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The Power of a Woman

January 2, 2021

“The Power of a Woman,” written by Quinton Claunch, recorded by Spencer Wiggins, 1967.

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New Years Resolution

January 1, 2021

“New Years Resolution,” written by Stax Records staffers Randle CatronWillie Dean “Deanie” Parker Catron, and Mary Frierson, recorded by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas in 1967.

Related:

Stax Museum website

“Rudyard Kipling’s Little-Known Poem on New Year’s Resolutions,” Ellen C. Caldwell, JSTOR Daily

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Presents For Christmas

December 28, 2020

“Presents For Christmas,” recorded by Solomon Burke in 1966.

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Candy to Me

December 12, 2020

“Candy to Me,” written by Holland–Dozier–Holland, recorded by Eddie Holland, 1964.

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You Can’t Take It

December 5, 2020

“You Can’t Take It,” written by Charles Harper, recorded by Linda Jones, 1967.

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