Friday, June 14, 2013

Record #0364: 634-5789 (Soulsville U.S.A.) / That's a Man's Way – WILSON PICKETT

Atlantic 2320 (original) USA, Feb. 1966
Words & Music bySide A – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd; Side B – Wilson Pickett, Cropper
Musicians: Wilson Pickett (vocals), Steve Cropper (guitar), Isaac Hayes (keyboards), Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass), Al Jackson Jr. (drums), Charles "Packy" Axton (tenor sax), Wayne Jackson (trumpet), Floyd Newman (baritone sax), others unknown
Recording sessions: Produced by Jim Stewart and Steve Cropper at Stax Studio, Memphis, TN, Dec. 20, 1965 (not sure if the flip-side was recorded in the same session)
Highest chart positions:  US #13, US R&B #1, UK #36

60's soul doesn't come much better than this. The great Wilson Pickett on lead vocals and basically the two house bands of Stax Records, "Booker T. & The MG's" (without Booker T. Jones) and "The Mar-Keys" backing him.

List price:  Very Good+ is $7.50, Near Mint is $15

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