Sweet Sound Of Success Various Artists (Scepter/ Wand)


60s Soul
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The Sweet Sound of Success is on Scepter proclaimed the ads in the Billboard magazine of the 1960s and indeed it was true. The New York-based Scepter label (and its affiliate Wand Records) recorded some of the finest R&B and soul sides and this CD collects together 28 of them. Magical soul names such as Chuck Jackson, Maxine Brown, Jackie Ross, Big Maybelle and Judy Clay. The young Tammi Terrell, under her maiden name of Tammy Montgomery, belting out 1961's It's Mine. Other names less widely known, but still revered on the soul scene - singers like Tommy Hunt (a real Northern Soul fave) and Roscoe Robinson. Among the songwriters, some real class - Holland, Dozier, Holland with Come See About Me, Kenny Gamble with Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers and Ashford, Simpson (later of the mega-successful Ashford & Simpson) & Armstead with Baby Take Me, Keep On Searchin' and One Step At A Time.

Track listing

Side 1

  • 01
    You've Got The Power - The Esquires

  • 02
    If I Had You - Brooks O'Dell

  • 03
    There's Still A Tomorrow - The Diplomats

  • 04
    The Same Old Story - Big Maybelle

  • 05
    Don't Say Goodnight And Mean Goodbye - The Shirelles

  • 06
    Invisible - Lenny Miles

  • 07
    That's Enough - Roscoe Robinson

  • 08
    Baby Take Me - Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown

  • 09
    Keep On Searchin' - Candy And The Kisses

  • 10
    Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers - Nella Dodds

  • 11
    If I Catch You - Timmy Shaw

  • 12
    Hand It Over - Chuck Jackson

  • 13
    He's No Good - Freddie Hughes

  • 14
    The Love Of My Man - Theola Kilgore

  • 15
    Look Over Your Shoulder - Chuck Jackson

  • 16
    One Step At A Time - Maxine Brown

  • 17
    The Door Is Open - Tommy Hunt

  • 18
    It's Mine - Tammy Montgomery

  • 19
    Lonely People Do Foolish Things - Judy Clay

  • 20
    How Much Pressure - Roscoe Robinson

  • 21
    Come See About Me - Nella Dodds

  • 22
    Half A Man - L C Cooke

  • 23
    This World's In A Hell Of A Shape - Jackie Ross

  • 24
    Do It Now - Bessie Banks

  • 25
    Ask Me - Maxine Brown

  • 26
    Can't Let You Out Of My Sight - Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown

  • 27
    Gonna Send You Back To Georgia - Timmy Shaw

  • 28
    Don't Believe Him, Donna - Lenny Miles

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