Superb 3CD set featuring 66 tracks by The Sweet Inspirations cut for Atlantic Records between 1967 and 1970.  With nine US RnB charted singles, the set features their five original Atlantic albums alongside 12 none-album tracks.  A comprehensive collection from the voices behind a plethora of hitmakers including Solomon Burke, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Wilson Pickett and many others, who were signed in their own right by Jerry Wexler. Including the Top five RnB and Top 20 pop hit, 'Sweet Inspiration', written by famed southern soul writers Linden 'Spooner' Oldham and Dan Penn from their first album from 1967; 1968's 'What The Worlds Needs Now Is Love' and the gospel homage 'Cissy Drinkard And The Sweet Inspirations: Songs Of Faith And Inspiration'; 1969's 'Sweets For My Sweet' recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama (with the title track, a revival of The Drifters' 1961 hit) and 1970's 'Sweet Sweet Soul,' which includes '(Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover' a US Top 30 RnB hit that featured lead vocals by Cissy Houston. The set also includes eight tracks with the line up including Ann Williams who replaced Cissy Houston; produced by Dave Crawford and Brad Shapiro, it was originally intended for release as an entire LP and has never been released in full until now. With stellar liner notes by renowned US writer/essayist Tim Dillinger including extensive quotes from Estelle Brown specifically for this re-issue, and produced by SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, with mastering by Nick Robbins and artwork by Roger Williams.
Superb 3CD set featuring 66 tracks by The Sweet Inspirations cut for Atlantic Records between 1967 and 1970.  With nine US RnB charted singles, the set features their five original Atlantic albums alongside 12 none-album tracks.  A comprehensive collection from the voices behind a plethora of hitmakers including Solomon Burke, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Wilson Pickett and many others, who were signed in their own right by Jerry Wexler. Including the Top five RnB and Top 20 pop hit, 'Sweet Inspiration', written by famed southern soul writers Linden 'Spooner' Oldham and Dan Penn from their first album from 1967; 1968's 'What The Worlds Needs Now Is Love' and the gospel homage 'Cissy Drinkard And The Sweet Inspirations: Songs Of Faith And Inspiration'; 1969's 'Sweets For My Sweet' recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama (with the title track, a revival of The Drifters' 1961 hit) and 1970's 'Sweet Sweet Soul,' which includes '(Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover' a US Top 30 RnB hit that featured lead vocals by Cissy Houston. The set also includes eight tracks with the line up including Ann Williams who replaced Cissy Houston; produced by Dave Crawford and Brad Shapiro, it was originally intended for release as an entire LP and has never been released in full until now. With stellar liner notes by renowned US writer/essayist Tim Dillinger including extensive quotes from Estelle Brown specifically for this re-issue, and produced by SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, with mastering by Nick Robbins and artwork by Roger Williams.
5013929090132
Let It Be Me: The Atlantic Recordings 1967-1970
Artist: Sweet Inspirations
Format: CD
New: Not currently available
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DISC: 1

1. Let It Be Me
2. Why (Am I Treated So Bad)
3. That's How Strong My Love Is
4. I Don't Want to Go on Without You
5. Knock on Wood
6. When Something Is Wrong with My Baby
7. I've Been Loving You Too Long
8. Reach Out for Me
9. Just Walk in My Shoes
10. Do Right Woman-Do Right Man
11. Here I Am (Take Me)
12. Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
13. Blues Stay Away from Me
14. I'm Blue
15. Sweet Inspiration
16. Don't Fight It
17. Oh! What a Fool I've Been
18. Am I Ever Gonna See My Baby Again
19. I Could Leave You Alone
20. To Love Somebody
21. Where Did It Go
22. You Really Didn't Mean It
23. Watch the One (Who Brings You the News)
24. Unchained Melody
25. Alfie
26. What the World Needs Now Is Love
27. Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday
28. Crying in the Rain
29. Chained
30. Get a Little Order
31. It's Worth It All
32. Let Me Be Lonely
33. It's Not Easy
34. Sweets for My Sweet
35. Don't Go
36. Always David
37. 15/16 But You Know I Love You (Gotta Find) a Brand New Lover, (Single Version) Part 1And 2
38. Shut-Up!!!
39. Give My Love to Somebody
40. Two Can Play the Game
41. (Gotta Find) a Brand New Lover, Part 1 ; 2
42. Ain't Nothin' in the World
43. Them Boys
44. Flash in the Pan
45. At Last I've Found a Love
46. That's the Way My Baby Is
47. I've Been Inspired to Love You
48. Ain't Nothing Gonna Change Me
49. This World
50. Light Sings
51. Medley: (A) Little Green Apples/(B)Think/(C)Something
52. Make It Easy on Yourself
53. Change Me Not
54. Evidence
55. Pilgrims of Sorrow
56. Down By the Riverside
57. The 23rd Psalm
58. Without a Doubt
59. He'll Fight
60. Swing Low
61. I Shall Know Him
62. What a Friend We Have in Jesus
63. Looking on the Bright Side 18 Guide Me

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Superb 3CD set featuring 66 tracks by The Sweet Inspirations cut for Atlantic Records between 1967 and 1970.  With nine US RnB charted singles, the set features their five original Atlantic albums alongside 12 none-album tracks.  A comprehensive collection from the voices behind a plethora of hitmakers including Solomon Burke, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Wilson Pickett and many others, who were signed in their own right by Jerry Wexler. Including the Top five RnB and Top 20 pop hit, 'Sweet Inspiration', written by famed southern soul writers Linden 'Spooner' Oldham and Dan Penn from their first album from 1967; 1968's 'What The Worlds Needs Now Is Love' and the gospel homage 'Cissy Drinkard And The Sweet Inspirations: Songs Of Faith And Inspiration'; 1969's 'Sweets For My Sweet' recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama (with the title track, a revival of The Drifters' 1961 hit) and 1970's 'Sweet Sweet Soul,' which includes '(Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover' a US Top 30 RnB hit that featured lead vocals by Cissy Houston. The set also includes eight tracks with the line up including Ann Williams who replaced Cissy Houston; produced by Dave Crawford and Brad Shapiro, it was originally intended for release as an entire LP and has never been released in full until now. With stellar liner notes by renowned US writer/essayist Tim Dillinger including extensive quotes from Estelle Brown specifically for this re-issue, and produced by SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, with mastering by Nick Robbins and artwork by Roger Williams.