Can I Be A Witness - Stax Southern Groove - Various Artists (Stax) Kent CD 507
Out today from Kent
A brand-new collection gathered from the Stax catalogue of southern-flavoured dancers, from soul to funk and in between.
Can I Be A Witness offers 20 tracks in total, 11 being previously unreleased.
The release notes from Kent tell the story better.
“Can I Be A Witness: Stax Southern Groove” features 11 previously unreleased tracks from such illustrious names as the Soul Children, Little Milton, the Emotions, the Sweet Inspirations, the Nightingales and Frederick Knight, amongst others.
The other nine tracks from artists such as Eddie Floyd, R.B. Hudmon, the Rance Allen Group and Eric Mercury delve deep into the archive, bringing you B-sides, obscure album cuts, dancefloor favourites and originally unissued tracks.
Full info including images and purchase options can be had via https://acerecords.co.uk/can-i-be-a-witness-stax-southern-groove
The booklet is well illustrated and comes with an in-depth essay from compiler Dean Rudland.
01 Bad Water - Little Milton
02 Can We Talk This Over - Eddie Floyd
03 How Can I Be A Witness - R.B. Hudmon
04 Love Is Taking Over - Eric Mercury
05 Burning On Both Ends - The Nightingales
06 Forever And A Day - Mel & Tim
07 I Wanna Make Up (Before We Break Up) - Major Lance
08 You Ain't Playing With No Toy - The Soul Children
09 I Got To Be Myself - The Rance Allen Group
10 Passing Thru/World Keeps Turning - Frederick Knight
11 Ain't Enough Hours - The Emotions
12 Changes - Jeanne & The Darlings
13 Slow Down - The Nightingales
14 Soul Groove - Art Jerry Miller
15 Don't Fight The Feeling - The Sweet Inspirations
16 Three's A Crowd - The Temprees
17 Helping Man - Jean Knight
18 True Love Don't Grow On Trees (Demo) - Veda Brown
19 The Natural You - Ollie & The Nightingales
20 Leaning On Your Undying Love - Shack
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