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V/A - Shaolin Soul: Episode 3 (2xLP + CD)


Reissue of Shaolin Soul Episode 2, originally released in 2014. One of three LP reissues celebrating the 20th anniversary of 1998's Shaolin Soul Episode 1 (BEC 5543356). 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 3 features The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Ann Peebles, The Dells, The Dramatics, Sydney Joe Qualls, Jackie Moore, The Supremes, Judy Clay, Barbara & The Browns, Willie Mitchell, Joe Tex, The Sweet Inspirations, Bobby Bland, B.B. King, Rufus Thomas, Freddie Waters, David Porter, Dionne Warwick, Ann Sexton, The Rimshots, and The Persuasions.

1. The Jimmy Castor Bunch – Creation (Epilogue)
2. Ann Peebles – The Handwriting Is On The Wall
3. The Dramatics – Tune Up
4. Sidney Joe Qualls – How Can You Say Goodbye
5. Jackie Moore – If
6. The Supremes – It’s Time To Break Down
7. Judy Clay – It Ain’t Long Enough
8. Barbara & The Browns – In My Heart
9. Willie Mitchell – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
10. Joe Tex – I’ll Never Do You Wrong
11. The Sweet Inspirations – You Roam When You Don’t Get It At Home
12. Bobby Bland – Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
13. B.B. King – Chains And Things
14. Rufus Thomas – The Breakdown (Part II)
15. Freddie Waters – Groovin’ On My Baby’s Love
16. David Porter – Hang On Sloopy
17. Dionne Warwick – You’re Gonna Need Me
18. Ann Sexton – I’m His Wife (You’re Just A Friend)
19. The Rimshots – Takin’ It
20. The Persuasions – Gypsy Woman