Pinoy Soul Time

Featuring Sixties, Garage, Fifties, R&B, Northern, Motown, Atlantic, Versions from The Philippines…

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1) Eddie Mesa & Norma Ledesma – I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Vicor
Version of Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations for the Motown label released in 1968.

2) Celia Ladislao – When A Man Loves A Women – Minerva
First recorded by Percy Sledge for the Atlantic Label in 1966.

3) Rogie Nieto – Honey Love – Honey
Originally by The Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter released on the Atlantic Label in 1954.

4) Vilma Valera – (Hey You) Set My Soul On Fire – Jonal
Originally recorded by Mary Wells for ATCO Records in 1967.

5) Randy Solis – Wonderful World – Alpha
Sam Cooke classic originally released by Keen Records in 1960.

6) The Lumberjacks – Lonely Teardrops – D’Swan
Recorded and released as a single in 1958 on the Brunswick label by Jackie Wilson.

7) Gener Agnes and his Falcons – It’s Alright – Bonita
Recorded by The Impressions and written by the group’s lead singer, Curtis Mayfield. Released in 1963 on ABC Paramount.

8) The Pitch Boys – Shop Around – Summit
Originally recorded by The Miracles on Motown Records’ Tamla subsidiary label in 1960.

9) Ronnie Villar & The Firedons – Love Potion No.9 – Mabuhay
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally released by the Clovers in 1959.

10) Jun Palencia And The Technocrats – Land Of One Thousand Dances – Kim
First recorded by Chris Kenner in 1962. The song is famous for its “na na na na na” hook, which Cannibal & the Headhunters added in their 1965 version. Wilson Pickett also released a version in 1966 on Atlantic.

11) Gener Agnes and his Falcons – The Midnight Hour – Bonita
Originally performed by Wilson Pickett in 1965 and released on his 1965 album of the same name on the Atlantic Label.

12) Eddie Mesa with the Hijacks – Money (Thats What I Want) – Scoop
A song written by Tamla founder Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford that became the first hit record for Gordy’s Motown enterprise. The song was recorded in 1959 by Barrett Strong for the Tamla label, distributed nationally on Anna Records.

13) Victor Wood – Knock On Wood – Vicor
A 1966 hit song written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper and originally performed by Floyd and released by Stax.

14) Helen Gamboa – Shotgun – Top Tunes
Originally a 1965 single by Junior Walker & the All Stars, which was written and composed by Walker and produced by Berry Gordy Jr. and Lawrence Horn. Released on the Soul label (Motown).

15) Vilma Valera – Shake And Finger Pop – Jonal
Another 1965 single by Junior Walker & the All Stars released on the Soul label (Motown).

16) J. A. & The Jitterbugs – Standing In The Shadows Of Love – Jonal
A 1966 hit single recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label. Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland.

17) The Sandmen – Strawberry Shortcake – Top Tunes
Originally released in 1967 by Jay And The Techniques on Smash.

18) Helen Gamboa – Soul Time – Jonal
Northern Soul Classic originally By Shirley Ellis and released in 1966 on Columbia Records.

19) Janine Frias – Uptight – Ans
Originally a 1965 hit single recorded by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder for the Tamla (Motown) label.

20) J. A. & The Jitterbugs – You Keep Me Hangin’ On – Ans
A 1966 song written and composed by Holland–Dozier–Holland. It first became a popular Billboard Hot 100 number one hit for the American Motown group the Supremes in late 1966.

21) The Bad Habits – This Old Heart Of Mine – Dyna
A song by The Isley Brothers from 1966 that was a hit for them during their brief tenure on Motown’s Tamla label.

22) The Reynettes – Rescue Me – Columbia
A rhythm and blues song first recorded and released as a single by Fontella Bass in 1965 on Chess Records.

23) Vilma Valera – I Got You (I Feel Good) – Jonal
A song by American singer James Brown. First recorded for the album Out of Sight and then released in an alternate take as a single in 1965 on King Records.

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