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THE BLEND #24: THE SOUL OF STAX RECORDS



The Blend #24: The Soul of STAX Records
Broadcast 26-6-2016
Host/Engineer: Ira
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE

Green Onions – Booker T & The MGs
Soul Limbo – Booker T & The MGs
Time Is Tight – Booker T & The MGs
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Theme from Shaft – Isaac Hayes
Do Your Thing – Isaac Hayes
Never Can Say Goodbye – Isaac Hayes
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Soul Man – Sam & Dave
Hold On I’m Coming – Sam & Dave
When Something Is Wrong with My Baby – Sam & Dave
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(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
I’ve Been Loving You Too Long – Otis Redding
Try a Little Tenderness – Otis Redding
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Walking the Dog – Rufus Thomas
The Breakdown – Rufus Thomas
(Do The) Push and Pull – Rufus Thomas
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Pick Up the Pieces – Carla Thomas
B-A-B-Y – Carla Thomas
Tramp – Carla Thomas/Otis Redding
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I’ll Take You There – The Staple Singers
If You’re Ready – The Staple Singers
Respect Yourself – The Staple Singers
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Who’s Making Love – Johnnie Taylor
Cheaper to Keep Her – Johnnie Taylor
Jody’s Got Your Girl and Gone – Johnnie Taylor
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Bring It On Home to Me – Eddie Floyd
Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
I’ve Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do) – Eddie Floyd
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Soul Finger – The Bar-Kays
Son of Shaft – The Bar-Kays
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Last Night – The Mar-Keys
Philly Dog – The Mar-Keys
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Born Under a Bad Sign – Albert King
You Can’t Run Away from Your Heart – Judy Clay
Your Good Thing (Is About to End) – Mable John
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Candy – The Astors
I Got to Be Myself – The Rance Allen Group
After Laughter (Comes Tears) – Wendy Rene

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