Soul Men (album)

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Soul Men
Studio album by Sam & Dave
Released October 26, 1967
Recorded August 10, October 4, 1967
Genre R&B, soul
Length 28:56
Label Stax/Atlantic
Stax 725
Producer Isaac Hayes, David Porter
Sam & Dave chronology
Double Dynamite
(1967)
Soul Men
(1967)
I Thank You
(1968)

Soul Men is the third album by R&B duo Sam & Dave, released in 1967. It reached #5 on the Billboard "Black Album" chart in 1967 and #62 on the "Pop Album" chart in 1968. The album launched the hit single "Soul Man" which ranked #1 on the "Black Singles" charts and #2 on the Pop Singles charts. The song won Sam & Dave a Grammy in 1967 for Best R&B Group, Vocal or Instrumental.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Soul Man" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 2:36
  2. "May I Baby" (Hayes, Porter) - 2:38
  3. "Broke Down Piece of Man" (Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell) - 2:46
  4. "Let It Be Me" (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoé) - 2:45
  5. "Hold It Baby" (Bonnie "Mack" Rice) - 2:35
  6. "I'm With You" (Lowman Pauling) - 2:50

Side two[edit]

  1. "Don't Knock It" (Hayes, Porter) - 2:28
  2. "Just Keep Holding On" (Alvertis Isbell, Booker T. Jones) - 2:52
  3. "The Good Runs the Bad Away" (Wayne Jackson, Andrew Love) - 2:15
  4. "Rich Kind of Poverty" (Hayes, Paul Selph) - 2:13
  5. "I've Seen What Loneliness Can Do" (Homer Banks, Allen Jones) - 2:58

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