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1967 Soul & Reggae (Greg Wilson Selection)

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Accompanying blog post here:
http://blog.gregwilson.co.uk/2017/01/1967-6-hour-selection-50-years-on

All records appeared in UK Top 50 singles chart during 1967. Chart position during 1967 included – if higher in previous or subsequent year, position in brackets. All singles listed in order of appearance on chart during 1967 (beginning with records in order of current positions, highest first, appearing on initial chart of the year – Jan 5th 1967).

1.The Supremes you keep me hangin’ on
tamla motown #8

2.Jimmy Ruffin what becomes of the broken hearted
tamla motown #14 (#8 1966)

3.Four Tops reach out I’ll be there
tamla motown #20 (#1 1966)

4.The Temptations (I know) I’m losing you
tamla motown #19

5.Lee Dorsey holy cow
stateside #27 (#6 1966)

6.Wilson Pickett mustang sally
atlantic #28

7.Martha & The Vandellas I’m ready for love
tamla motown #31 (#22 1966)

8.Otis Redding fa-fa-fa-fa-fa (sad song)
atlantic #23

9.Stevie Wonder a place in the sun
tamla motown #20

10.Four Tops standing in the shadows of love
tamla motown #6

11.Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston it takes two
tamla motown #16

12.Otis Redding try a little tenderness
atlantic #46

13.Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band michael
piccadilly #39

14.Eddie Floyd knock on wood
atlantic #19

15.Jimmy Ruffin I’ve passed this way before
tamla motown #29

16.Prince Buster al capone
blue beat #17

17.The Supremes love is here and now you’re gone
tamla motown #17

18.Sam & Dave soothe me
stax #35

19.Otis Redding day tripper
stax #43

20.Four Tops benadette
tamla motown #8

21.Martha & The Vandellas jimmy mack
tamla motown #21

22.The Skatalites guns of naverone
island #36

23.Jimmy Ruffin gonna give her all the love I got
tamla motown #26

24.Arthur Conley sweet soul music
atlantic #7

25.PP Arnold the first cut is the deepest
immediate #18

26.The Supremes the happening
tamla motown #6

27.Gladys Knight & The Pips take me in your arms and love me
tamla motown #13

28.Aretha Franklin respect
atlantic #10

29.Four Tops seven rooms of gloom
tamla motown #12

30.Otis Redding shake
stax #28

31.Marvelettes when you’re young and in love
tamla motown #13

32.Desmond Dekker & The Aces 007 (shanty town)
pyramid #14

33.Otis Redding & Carla Thomas tramp
stax #18

34.Stevie Wonder I was made to love her
tamla motown #5

35.The Bar-Kays soul finger
stax #33

36.Diana Ross & The Supremes reflections
tamla motown #5

37.The Temptations you’re my everything
tamla motown #26

38.The Ethiopians train to skaville
rio #40

39.Wilson Pickett funky broadway
atlantic #43

40.Foundations baby now that I’ve found you
pye #1

41.The Four Tops you keep running away
tamla motown #26

42.Felice Taylor I feel love coming on
president #11

43.Sam & Dave soul man
stax #24

44.The Pyramids train tour to rainbow city
president #35

45.Diana Ross & The Supremes in and out of love
tamla motown #17 (#13 1968)

46.Four Tops walk away renee
tamla motown #10 (#3 1968)

47.Aretha Franklin chain of fools
atlantic #43 (#37 1968)

48.Brenton Wood gimme little sign
liberty #37 (#8 1968)

49.Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I second that emotion
tamla motown #46 (#27 1968)

50.Gladys Knight & The Pips I heard it through the grapevine
tamla motown #47