Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Double Dose of Double Soul

Here's a boatload of funk & soul to kick old man winter in the ass. The caveat of this box set is that it's assembled from the vaults of three different record labels. ALL of these files are whopper downloads, so take your time. Please say thanks and please report any broken links.

Various Artists - What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves: 1967 - 1977 [2006]





















Disc 1
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1. Spreadin' Honey - Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band
2. Soul Finger - Bar-Kays
3. The Shadow Of Your Smile - Brother Jack McDuff
4. Gangster Of Love (Parts I & II) - Jimmy Norman
5. The Memphis Train - Rufus Thomas
6. Get Out Of My Life Woman - Grassella Oliphant
7. Live Right Now - Eddie Harris
8. Pig Snoots, Part I - Natural Bridge Bunch
9. Soul Sound System - The Freedom Sounds featuring Wayne Henderson
10. Snatching It Back - Clarence Carter
11. Stoned Soul - Artie Christopher
12. Getting The Corners - The T.S.U. Toronadoes
13. Sexy Coffee Pot - Tony Alvon & The Belairs
14. Don't Come Around Here Anymore - Mark Putney
15. Keep On Dancing - The Commodores
16. Right On Brother-Part I -The Southshore Commission
17. Pop, Popcorn Children - Eldridge Holmes
18. It's Your Thing - Cold Grits
19. It's All In Your Mind - Soul Angels
20. Funky John - Johnny Cameron & The Camerons
21. Help Me Make Up My Mind - Joyce Jones
22. Rock Me Baby - Lou Johnson
23. Sing A Simple Song - The Noble Knights
24. Do You Dig It - Titus Turner
25. Funky Canyon - Phil Moore, Jr.
26. Jan Jan - The Fabulous Counts
27. Tampin' - The Rhine Oaks

Disc 2
Mp3, Stereo, 320 kbps, 160.7 MB





















1. Gossip - Cyril Neville
2. Somebody In The World For You - The Mighty Hannibal
3. Stanga - Little Sister
4. Jumpin' Jack Flash - Ananda Shankar
5. The Deacon - Brute Force
6. Sookie Sookie - Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band
7. Right On - Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers
8. (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All
9. Going To Go - Curtis Mayfield
10. Stepping Stones - Johnny Harris
11. I'm Just Like You - 6ix
12. Funky Thing, Part I - The Unemployed
13. Messie Bessie - Shirley Scott
14. Fairchild - Willie West
15. Cold Bear - The Gaturs
16. I Can't Get Next To You - Mongo Santamaria
17. Feelin' Alright - Lulu
18. Soul Bowl - Memphis Horns
19. Tuane - Hammer
20. Take It Off-Part II - Johnny Tolbert & De Thangs
21. Seeds Of Life - Harlem River Drive featuring Eddie Palmieri & Jimmy Norman
22. Engine Number 9 - Wilson Pickett

Disc 3
Mp3, Stereo, 320 kbps, 169.6 MB





















1. Hard Times - Baby Huey & The Baby Sitters
2. What So Never The Dance, Pt. 1 & 2 - Houseguests
3. Headless Heroes - Eugene McDaniels
4. Spinning Wheel - Wade Marcus
5. Bad Tune - Earth, Wind & Fire
6. Mr. Cool - Rasputin's Stash
7. Don't Cha Hear Me Callin' To Ya - Junior Mance
8. Hang On In There - The Stovall Sisters
9. Funky Nassau (Part II) - The Beginning Of The End
10. Whatever's Fair - Mark Holder & The Positives
11. Face It - Ed Robinson
12. Wah Wah Man - Young-Holt Unlimited
13. Rock Steady (Alternate Mix) - Aretha Franklin
14. Won't Nobody Listen - Black Haze Express
15. Goin' Down - Allen Toussaint
16. Suavecito - Malo
17. You Gotta Know Whatcha Doin' - Charles Wright
18. Mo Jo Hanna - Tami Lynn
19. Ridin' Thumb - King Curtis
20. Almendra - Macondo
21. Nuki Suki - Little Richard


Disc 4
Mp3, Stereo, 320 kbps, 172.7 MB





















1. Getting Uptown (To Get Down) - United 8
2. 8 Days On The Road - Howard Tate
3. Moon Shadow - Labelle
4. Let It Crawl - Society's Bag
5. Wanaoh - Black Heat
6. If It Was Good Enough For Daddy - Clarence Reid
7. Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky - Claudia Lennear
8. Cosmic Sea - The Mystic Moods
9. Kissing My Love - Cold Blood
10. Flute Thing - Seatrain
11. Chug Chug Chug-A-Lug (Push N' Shove) Part II - The Meters
12. Funky To The Bone - Freddi/Henchi & The Soul Setters
13. Try It Again - Bobby Byrd
14. Teasin' - Cornell Dupree
15. (Everybody Wanna Get Rich) Rite Away - Dr. John
16. Chicken Heads - Oscar Brown, Jr.
17. Rien Ne Va Plus - Funk Factory
18. Cajun Moon - Herbie Mann
19. Improve - Darrow Fletcher
20. Riding High - Faze-O
21. Four Play - Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns
22. California Dreamin' - Eddie Hazel

7 comments:

ajnabi said...

Wo...amazing stuff. Thank you for putting in the effort. Any disc in particular that you recommend?

Anonymous said...

I keep learning & growing thanks to people like you.

Anonymous said...

Sweet! One outstanding collection. Thanks so much.

Jumpinjeep said...

Beautemous. Doubly so. Thanks!

earl said...

I have this..Great box set..

Anonymous said...

And now to the rehearsal room. Thanks!

Lucky said...

Thank you, Thank you, thank you!!!! What a great compilation!!