26 Scorching Classics from 1971 / Various
2014 collection, an installment in Bear Family's SWEET SOUL MUSIC series, which tells the story of R&B-Soul-Funk from 1945-1975, year-by-year, song-by-song. This is the sound that still influences today's R&B and Soul and Rap, plus musicians like Amy Winehouse and Janelle Monae and revivalists like James Hunter, who weren't even born when these records came out! This volume, covering the year 1971, compiles all the greatest and most influential Soul-Funk hits of that year including some surprisingly hard-to-find selections! Every song is the original version, painstakingly remastered for finest sound. To top it off, this volume contains a massive, beautifully illustrated booklet with detailed notes, incredible vintage photos, and ephemera.