People Get Ready (The Impressions album)

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People Get Ready
Studio album by The Impressions
Released February 1965
Genre Chicago soul
Label ABC-Paramount
MCA (Reissue)
The Impressions chronology
Keep on Pushing
(1964)
People Get Ready
(1965)
The Impressions' Greatest Hits
(1965)

People Get Ready is an album by American soul music group the Impressions, released in 1965. It contains Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready", which was a successful single that had a significant impact on the civil rights movement.[1] The album reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart and 23 on the main Billboard chart.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Warr.org 3.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Curtis Mayfield.

  1. "Woman's Got Soul"
  2. "Emotions (Won't You Let Me Cry)"
  3. "Sometimes I Wonder"
  4. "We're in Love"
  5. "Just Another Dance"
  6. "Can't Work No Longer"
  7. "People Get Ready"
  8. "I've Found Out That I've Lost"
  9. "Hard to Believe"
  10. "See the Real Me"
  11. "Get Up and Move"
  12. "You Must Believe Me"

Charts[edit]

The album reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart and 23 on the main Billboard chart.[2]

There were three singles released from the album: "You Must Believe Me" in 1964 which reached 15 in the main Billboard chart; "People Get Ready" in 1965 which reached 14 in the main chart and number three in the R&B chart; and "Woman's Got Soul" in 1965 which reached 29 in the main chart and 9 in the R&B chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Bush. "People Get Ready Review". Allmusic.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Awards". allmusic.com. 

External links[edit]