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100 Greatest Classic Soul Songs

Ain't no sunshine without this collection of classic soul favorites.

95 songs (5 hours and 20 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
2:46
2
Let's Stay Together
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
3:19
3
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul (With Bonus Selections)
2:45
4
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers - The Essential Bill Withers
2:05
5
When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge - The Ultimate Collection - When A Man Loves A Woman
2:50
6
Stand by Me
Ben E. King - The Very Best Of Ben E. King
2:54
7
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Marvin Gaye - In The Groove
3:14
8
The Tracks Of My Tears (Single Version (Mono))
Smokey Robinson - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
2:58
9
Baby Love
The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
2:38
10
Get Ready
The Temptations - Gettin' Ready
2:44
11
Respect
Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
2:27
12
Soul Man
Sam & Dave - Soul Men
2:39
13
Papas Got a Brand New Bag
James Brown - The Legend Collection: James Brown
2:21
14
Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Stevie Wonder - Up-Tight
2:54
15
I Want You Back
Jackson 5 - The Ultimate Collection: Jackson 5
3:00
16
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher
Jackie Wilson - The Ultimate Jackie Wilson
3:01
17
What'd I Say, Pt. 1
Ray Charles - What'd I Say (Pt.1 & 2) [Digital 45]
3:08
18
War
Edwin Starr - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Edwin Starr
3:50
19
It's Your Thing
The Isley Brothers - It's Our Thing
2:49
20
Lean on Me
Bill Withers - Still Bill
4:18
21
My Guy
Mary Wells - Mary Wells Sings My Guy
2:54
22
My Girl
The Temptations - Hits Of The 60s Volume 2
2:57
23
You Can't Hurry Love
The Supremes - Supremes A Go Go
2:45
24
Just One Look (2007 Remaster)
Doris Troy - Only In America: Atlantic Soul Classics
2:28
25
I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny Nash - The Best Of
2:46
26
I'll Take You There
The Staple Singers - Staple Singers Greatest Hits
4:38
27
Try a Little Tenderness
Otis Redding - The Very Best Of Otis Redding
3:21
28
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
6:23
29
Betcha By Golly, Wow
The Stylistics - The Best Of The Stylistics
3:18
30
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On - 40th Anniversary (Super Deluxe)
3:16
31
Reach Out, I'll Be There
The Four Tops - Reach Out
2:58
32
(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Heat Wave
2:43
33
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
The Four Tops - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Four Tops
2:46
34
Chain Gang (Remastered)
Sam Cooke - The Best of Sam Cooke
2:36
35
Ooo Baby Baby (Album Version / Stereo)
Smokey Robinson - OOO Baby Baby: The Anthlogy
2:48
36
To Love Somebody
Nina Simone - To Love Somebody (Expanded Edition)
2:38
37
You Make Me Feel Brand New
The Stylistics feat. Airrion Love & Russell Thompkins, Jr. - The Best Of The Stylistics
4:47
38
Just My Imagination
The Temptations - Live As It Gets
3:53
39
Superstition
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book
4:26
40
Everyday People (Single Version)
Sly And The Family Stone - Stand
2:21
41
Nowhere To Run (Single Version / Mono)
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
2:49
42
Oh Girl
The Chi-Lites - The Ultimate Chi-Lites
3:37
43
I've Been Loving You Too Long
Otis Redding - Otis Blue
2:56
44
Tears Of A Clown
The Miracles - The Miracles Greatest Hits - The Miracles
3:05
45
In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett - The Exciting Wilson Pickett
2:37
46
I'm Your Puppet
James & Bobby Purify - Shake A Tail Feather! The Best Of James And Bobby Purify
3:00
47
Dancing In The Street (Single Version)
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
2:40
48
You've Really Got A Hold On Me
The Miracles - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
2:52
49
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
The Temptations - Gettin' Ready
2:36
50
If You Don't Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - The Essential Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
3:25
51
That Lady, Pts. 1 & 2
The Isley Brothers - The Essential Isley Brothers [Clean]
5:34
52
I Second That Emotion
Smokey Robinson - The Definitive Collection
2:48
53
La-La Means I Love You (Remastered)
The Delfonics - La-La Means I Love You
3:19
54
People Make the World Go Round
The Stylistics feat. Russell Thompkins, Jr. - The Stylistics
6:27
55
I Put a Spell on You
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - At Home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins
2:24
56
Please Mr. Postman (Single Version)
The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
2:28
57
I'll Be Around
Spinners - Spinners
3:08
58
I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes for You
3:21
59
This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
The Isley Brothers - This Old Heart Of Mine
2:52
60
Come See About Me
The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
2:43
61
Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul - Me And Mrs. Jones: The Best Of Billy Paul
4:44
62
Standing In The Shadows Of Love
The Four Tops - Reach Out
2:37
63
Close the Door
Teddy Pendergrass - Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia [Clean]
5:26
64
Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett - The Wicked Pickett
3:07
65
Love Train
The O'Jays - The Best Of The O'Jays: Love Train
2:58
66
Have You Seen Her
The Chi-Lites - The Ultimate Chi-Lites
5:10
67
Fever
Little Willie John - Best Of The Best
2:41
68
Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Persuaders - Thin Line Between Love & Hate: Golden Classics
3:27
69
Bring It On Home to Me (Remastered)
Sam Cooke - The Best of Sam Cooke
2:44
70
Express Yourself
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd. Street Rhythm Band - Express Yourself
3:53
71
Hold On, I'm Comin'
Sam & Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin'
2:35
72
It's All Right
The Impressions - The Impressions
2:53
73
Maria (You Were The Only One)
Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
3:42
74
Move On Up
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up (Single Edit)
2:45
75
Knock on Wood
Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood
3:09
76
Walk On By
Isaac Hayes - Ultimate Collection: Isaac Hayes
4:33
77
Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley - Rhino Hi-Five: Arthur Conley
2:21
78
Jimmy Mack
Martha & The Vandellas - Watchout!
2:43
79
A Change Is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke - Ain't That Good News
3:11
80
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) [Mono] [2016 Remaster]
Otis Redding - Complete & Unbelievable...The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul (50th Anniversary Edition)
2:45
81
I Can't Get Next To You
The Temptations - Puzzle People
2:54
82
Take Me To The River
Al Green - Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Volume 3: 1995
5:21
83
Get up Offa That Thing
James Brown - It's a Man's Man's Man's World
2:16
84
Be Thankful for What You Got
William DeVaughn - One Hit Wonders - Vol. 2
3:26
85
Piece of My Heart
Erma Franklin - Erma Franklin: Piece Of Her Heart - The Epic And Shout Years
2:37
86
Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
Frank Wilson - Motown Classics
2:31
87
All Night Long
Aretha Franklin - Aretha In Person with The Ray Bryant Combo (Expanded Edition)
2:57
88
Let's Straighten It Out
O.V. Wright - The Bottom Line
3:52
89
Woman's Gotta Have It
Bobby Womack - Understanding
3:35
90
90% of Me Is You
Gwen McCrae feat. Latimore, Timmy Thomas, H.W. Casey & Little Beaver - For Your Love
2:47
91
At the Top of the Stairs
The Formations - The Best of That Philly Sound
2:18
92
Still Water (Love)
The Four Tops - Still Waters Run Deep
3:14
93
Home Is Where the Heart Is
Bobby Womack & The Brotherhood - Home Is Where the Heart Is
3:20
94
This Is Your Life
Billy Paul - Going East
4:15
95
Kiss and Say Goodbye
The Manhattans - The Best Of The Manhattans: Kiss And Say Goodbye
4:25