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Soul Man: Greatest Hits – Sam & Dave

Soul Man: Greatest Hits - Sam & Dave Artist: Sam & Dave
Album: Soul Man: Greatest Hits
Release Date: October 6, 2006
Duration: 56:49
Genre: R&B
Styles: Deep Soul, Memphis Soul, Soul, Southern Soul

Sam Moore and Dave Prater brought a fiery gospel fervor to their recordings for Stax Records in the mid- to late ’60s.

Working with the crack production team of Isaac Hayes and Dave Porter, and backed by the greasy soul punch of Booker T. & the MG’s, Sam & Dave had more energy per pound than anyone on the planet as the two attempted to out sing each other on classics like “Soul Man,” “Hold on I’m Coming,” and “You Got Me Humming.” Unfortunately the versions on this compilation are not the original Stax recordings but pallid re-recordings done long after they left the label. That doesn’t make these tracks awful, exactly, but anytime you take a band like the MG’s out of the picture, well, the music is going to suffer.

Title/Composer Performer Time
Hold On I’m Coming / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:36
Soul Man / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:56
Summertime / George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin Sam & Dave 3:04
You Don’t Know What You Mean To Me / Floyd Cropper Sam & Dave 2:27
When Something Is Wrong With My Baby / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 3:15
You Send Me / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 3:09
Wonderful World / Herb Alpert / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 3:00
Said I Wouldn’t Tell Nobody / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:48
Can’t You Find Another Way Of Doing It Baby Sam & Dave 2:32
I Thank You / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:52
Soul Sister, Brown Sugar / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:35
Dock Of the Bay / Otis Redding Sam & Dave 2:45
You Got Me Hummin’ / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:52
Don’t Pull Your Love Out On Me Baby / Lambert Sam & Dave 3:00
Soothe Me / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 2:36
Gimme Some Lovin’ / Muff Winwood Sam & Dave 2:59
Bring It On Home / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 2:23
Another Saturday Night / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 2:26
You Don’t Know Like I Know / Isaac Hayes / David Porter Sam & Dave 2:41
Cupid / Sam Cooke Sam & Dave 3:53
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