Polished Solid - SOUL for Don Cornelius Part 1
(September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012)

This is the first mix of two in tribute to Don Cornelius. My childhood was filled with many hours of dutifully watching Soul Train, ironically, the soul train line being the centerpiece for me and not the guest artists. This week we are keeping it in the groove, and next week we'll return to No Turn Unstoned's usual eclectic format. It goes without saying that for both sets the theme is SOUL of course.

There are four soul train themes in this mix:
1973-1975's TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia), composed by Gamble and Huff and recorded by Philadelphia's M.F.S.B. (We live in Philly, baby!) with vocals by the Three Degrees.
1975-1976's Soul Train '75 by the Soul Train Gang
1976-1978's Soul Train '76 (Get on Board), also by the Soul Train Gang
1980-1983's Up on Soul Train by The Whispers

Soul Train '75 - The Soul Train Gang - [Unidisc]
Soul Sacrifice - Santana - [Columbia]
Soul Samba - The Earthquakers - [Perfect Toy Records]
Funky Soul Brother - The Grits - [Freestyle Records]
Up On Soul Train - The Whispers - [Solar]
Soul Makossa - Rod Hunter - [Decca]
Don't Chain My Soul - Carlton Basco - [Perfect Toy Records]
Soul Finger - The Bar-Kays - [American Beat]
Soul Safari - Lew Hanson & The Islanders - [Perfect Toy Records]
Sisters Of Soul, Brothers Of Funk (Greg Wilson Version) - 6ix Toys - [First Word Records]
Soul Makossa - Manu Dibango - [MCA]
TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) - M.F.S.B. - [Rhino]
Soul Freedom - Ray And His Court - [Jazzman Records]
Soul Brothers Testify Part 2 - Chester Randle’s Soul Sender’s - [Anla Records]
Soul Kitchen - The Doors - [Elektra]
Memphis Soul Stew - King Curtis - [Rhino Atlantic]
Soul Brother Never Be Another - Andrés - [Mahogani Music]
Soul Train Gang (T.V. Version) - The Soul Train Gang - [Unidisc]
Getcho Soul Togetha (Part Two) - Breakstra - [Stones Throw]
Keeper of My Soul - Yesterdays New Quintet - [Stones Throw]
Szegerely Soul Stew - 3 Mustaphas 3 - [Omnium]
Funky Soul Pt 1 - David Batiste & The Gladiators - [BBE]
Soul Investigators Theme - Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - [Light in the Attic Records]
Soul Power - James Brown - [Polydor]
Soul Vaccination - Tower of Power - [Warner Bros.]
People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul - James Brown - [Polydor]
Bold Soul Sister, Bold Soul Brother - Black On White Affair - [Light In The Attic Records]
Soul Safari - Speedometer - [Freestyle]
A Little Taste Of Soul - Sugar Pie DeSanto - [Polygram]
Super Soul Sister - Heatwave - [Epic Records]
California Soul (A Cappella) - Marlena Shaw - [Verve]
Soul II Soul - Radio Spots From The Blaxploitation Movie Era - [Waste Management Music]
Sweet Soul Music - Ike & Tina Turner - [United Artists Records]
Soul Meeting - Ray Charles & Milt Jackson - [Atlantic Records]
Searching For Soul (Pt. 1) - Jake Wade & The Soulsearchers - [BBE]
Soul Brother 45 - Boca 45 - [B-Block Music]
Soul Kiss - Dizzy Gillespie - [Collectables]
Thunder Soul - Kashmere Stage Band - [Now Again Records]
Soul Samba - Attilio "Anthony" Donadio - [Easy Tempo]
Soul Bossa Nova - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra - [Rhino]
Soulville - Aretha Franklin - [Sony]
Soul Sauce (Guacha Guaro) - Cal Tjader - [Rhino]
Soul Flower (1970) - Quincy Jones - [Rykodisc]
California Soul - Tamba 4 - [A&M Records]
Introducing...The Quantic Soul Orchestra - The Quantic Soul Orchestra - [Tru Thoughts]

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