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Otis Redding - The Soul Album - Original 1966 US Volt label 11-track LP

€ 150
ArtistOtis Redding
TitleThe Soul Album - Original 1966 US Volt label 11-track LP
Price € 150
Genrer&b
FormatLP
Record labelAtlantic
Catalogue noVOLT S-413 / SD413
CountryUSA
Year of release1966
GradingVG++ (Vinyls and Labels)/VG+(+) (Cover)
Stock listOtis Redding
Additional infoRare original 1966 US Volt label 11-track stereo LP ? the 4rth album by incredibly gifted Dawson, GA, born southern soul singer/songwriter.

Bruce Eder wrote that "... The Soul Album shows him moving from strength to strength in a string of high-energy, sweaty soul performances, interspersing his own songs with work by..." in his Allmusic review and continued "...but as an interpreter he was now without peer, and his albums were now showing this remarkable, stunningly high level of consistency."

Vinyl has the generic yellow and black printed company labels with top fat, capital lettering company name above 'electric discharge' logo - vinyl is housed in a thick, back pasted picture cover with back lower 'Atco Dstribition' '1841 Broadway' address.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyls and Labels)/VG+(+) (Cover):
Vinyl is in wonderful condition - bright, shiny and with hardly any sleeve wear and mint labels - easily graded near mint.

Cover is still in its original shrink wrapping - perfect except for a minor top opening corner dent and a more pronounced lower spine corner dent inflicting a dew cover ripples in the immediate corner area. Cover is overall graded close to near mint/excellent - a simply superb copy.

Tracklisting:

Side 1:
1. Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, McElvoy Robinson) 3:31
2. It's Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) 2:47
3. Cigarettes and Coffee (Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas, Jay Walker) 3:53
4. Chain Gang (Sam Cooke) 3:04
5. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (James Cox) 3:11

Side 2:
1. Good to Me (Otis Redding, Julius Green) 3:51
2. Scratch My Back (James Moore) 2:42
3. Treat Her Right (Roy Head, Gene Kurtz) 2:11
4. Everybody Makes a Mistake (Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell) 3:23
5. Any Ole Way (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper) 2:34
6. 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) 2:49

Recorded November 1965 - August 1966

Credits:
Otis Redding - vocals
Booker T. Jones - keyboards, piano
Isaac Hayes: Keyboards, piano
Al Jackson, Jr. - Drums
Steve Cropper - Guitar
Donald Dunn - Bass
Charles "Packy" Axton - tenor sax
Andrew Love - Tenor Sax
Floyd Newman - Baritone Sax
Sammie Coleman, Wayne Jackson, Gene Miller - Trumpet

Technical Credits:
Jim Stewart, Booker T. & the MG's, Isaac Hayes, David Porter - Production

Artwork:
Loring Eutemey - Cover Design
Peter Levy - Cover Photography
Paul C. Acree, Jr. - Liner Photography

Various Credits:
Jim Stewart - Supervision