Number 1's: '70's Soul
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||Flashlight||Parliament||5:47||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1 (Single Version)||Marvin Gaye||4:11||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Make It Funky, Pt. 1 (Stereo)||James Brown||3:15||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Theme from "Which Way Is Up" (Single Version)||Stargard||3:07||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Love Hangover||Diana Ross||3:45||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Fire (Single Version)||Ohio Players||3:31||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Hollywood Swinging||Kool & The Gang||4:35||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Dancing Machine (Single Version)||Jackson 5||2:36||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||You and I (Funk Box Sampler Mix)||Rick James||3:47||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||(Everytime I Turn Around) Back In Love Again (Single Version)||L.T.D.||3:35||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||How Long (Betcha Got a Chick On the Side)||The Pointer Sisters||7:20||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Walk Away from Love||David Ruffin||5:27||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Tryin' to Love Two||William Bell||3:27||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Float On (Single Version)||The Floaters||4:09||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Sweet Thing (feat. Chaka Khan)||Rufus||3:16||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Strawberry Letter 23||The Brothers Johnson||4:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Three Times a Lady (Single Version)||The Commodores||3:36||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Reunited||Peaches & Herb||5:41||$1.29||View in iTunes|
18 good songs--but where is the thread to tie it together?
This rather scattered compendium features a bunch of mega hits (Flashlight, Reunited, Three Times a Lady, Fire) with other quality hits and a few more obscure tracks from the Soul lists of the 1970s. The collection's lack of focus is an obvious flaw--why of all the quality 70s soul to choose from were these selected? Not the first 18 that would come to your mind, or mine. Probably had more to do with the cost/availability than building a cohesive collection. Perhaps the 18 hits found here would fill slots in other playlists you've compiled, otherwise you will find better collections elsewhere.
More like 70’s funk.
Very little soul on this compilation.