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V/A - Shaolin Soul: Episode 1 (2xLP + CD)


One of three LP reissues celebrating the 20th anniversary of Shaolin Soul Episode 1. Legendary deep soul French compilations featuring many soul classics, sometimes forgotten, which have been sampled countless times by some of the biggest hip-hop acts. Available for the first time on vinyl + CD. Original packaging strictly reproduced. Cut from original masters. Double-LP comes in a gatefold sleeve; Includes CD.

Episode 1 features Ann Peebles, O.V. Wright, The Charmels, David Porter, Willie Mitchell, Al Green, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, The Emotions, Bob James, Syl Johnson, Donny Hathaway, Wendy Rene, Lyn Collins, The Dramatics, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Booker T. And The MGs, and Barry White.

1. Ann Peebles - Trouble, Heartaches & Sadness
2. O.V. Wright - Let’s Straighten It Out
3. The Charmels - As Long As I Got Yoy
4. David Porter - I’m Afraid The Masquerade Is Over
5. Willie Mitchell - Groovin’
6. Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
7. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - You’re All I Need To Get By
8. The Emotions - If You Think It (You May As Well Do It)
9. Bob James - Nautilus
10. Al Green - Gotta Find A New World
11. Syl Johnson - Could I Be Falling In Love
12. Donny Hathaway - Little Ghetto Boy (Live)
13. Syl Johnson - Could I Be Falling In Love
14. Wendy Rene - After Laughter (Come Tears)
15. Lyn Collins - Ain’t No Sunshine
16. Syl Johnson - Is It Because I’m Back
17. The Dramatics - In The Rain
18. Gladys Knight & The Pips - The Way We Were
19. O.V. Wright - Motherless Child
20. Booker T. And The MGs - Children Don’t Get Away
21. Barry White - Mellow Mood (Part 1)

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