People Get Ready (The Impressions album)

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People Get Ready
Studio album by The Impressions
Released February 1965
Genre Chicago soul
Length 30:52
Label ABC-Paramount
Producer Johnny Pate
The Impressions chronology
Keep On Pushing
(1964)Keep On Pushing1964
People Get Ready
The Impressions' Greatest Hits
(1965)The Impressions' Greatest Hits1965
Singles from People Get Ready
  1. "You Must Believe Me"
    Released: 1964
  2. "People Get Ready"
    Released: 1965
  3. "Woman's Got Soul"
    Released: 1965
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Wilson & Alroy's Record Reviews3.5/5 stars[2]

People Get Ready is a studio album by the Impressions, released on ABC-Paramount 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 23 on the Billboard 200 chart[3] and number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Curtis Mayfield.

1."Woman's Got Soul"2:20
3."Sometimes I Wonder"2:58
4."We're in Love"2:28
5."Just Another Dance"2:51
6."Can't Work No Longer"2:21
7."People Get Ready"2:40
8."I've Found Out That I've Lost"2:51
9."Hard to Believe"2:27
10."See the Real Me"2:25
11."Get Up and Move"2:13
12."You Must Believe Me"2:30


Credits adapted from liner notes.


Chart Peak
US Billboard 200[3][5] 23
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4][5] 1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "People Get Ready (Universal) - The Impressions". AllMusic. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  2. ^ Wilson, David Bertrand. "Curtis Mayfield and/or the Impressions". Wilson & Alroy's Record Reviews. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "The Impressions - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "The Impressions - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "The Impressions - Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved January 26, 2018.

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