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Best Soul Albums of all time: The essential records you need to hear.

We list the top 10 Soul albums, combined from a variety of websites and books. This list of essential Soul records is a great starting point for someone wanting to get into Soul vinyl records.
  • I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You – Aretha Franklin (Vinyl record)

    I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You – Aretha Franklin

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Aretha Franklin's debut for the Atlantic label is one of the classics of a...

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  • Still Bill – Bill Withers (Vinyl record)

    Still Bill – Bill Withers

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description This is a combination of lush, subtly layered music, but the best thing ab...

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  • Just As I Am – Bill Withers (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Just As I Am – Bill Withers

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description In a career laden with highlights and hallmarks in the annals of soul his...

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  • The Baby Huey Story (The Living Legend) – Baby Huey (Vinyl record)

    The Baby Huey Story (The Living Legend) – Baby Huey

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Baby Huey is one of the best soul singers of all time thanks to his distin...

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  • Greatest Hits – Al Green (Vinyl record)

    Greatest Hits – Al Green

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Al Green was one of the first great soul singers of the 70s and undeniably...

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  • Night Beat – Sam Cooke (Vinyl record)

    Sam Cooke – Night Beat

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Sam Cooke is often described as the inventor of soul music and probably th...

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  • Inspiration Information – Shuggie Otis (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Inspiration Information – Shuggie Otis

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description This beautiful Shuggie Otis album went largely overlooked at the time of i...

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  • There's A Riot Goin' On – Sly & The Family Stone (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    There's A Riot Goin' On – Sly & The Family Stone

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "There's A Riot Going On" was Sly&The Family Stone's answer to "What'...

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  • Freedom Flight – Shuggie Otis (Vinyl record)

    Freedom Flight – Shuggie Otis

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Freedom Flight, released in the Fall of 1971, is the second album by Shugg...

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  • Booker T & The MG's – Green Onions (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Booker T & The MG's – Green Onions

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Booker T. & The MG's were the backing band for the soul duo Sam & ...

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  • Come To My Garden – Minnie Riperton (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Come To My Garden – Minnie Riperton

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description David Rensin once recalled in Rolling Stone that when Stevie Wonder first ...

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  • +'Justments – Bill Withers (Vinyl record)

    +'Justments – Bill Withers

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "+ Justments" was released in 1974 during the heyday of Bill Withers 'uniq...

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  • The Meters – The Meters (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Meters – The Meters

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Meters is the debut album of the US funk band The Meters from New Orl...

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  • Pieces Of A Man – Gil Scott-Heron (Vinyl record)

    Pieces Of A Man – Gil Scott-Heron

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description His music combines elements from funk, jazz, soul and Latin American music...

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  • New Orleans Funk (New Orleans: The Original Sound Of Funk 1960-75) – Various (Vinyl record)

    New Orleans Funk (New Orleans: The Original Sound Of Funk 1960-75 - 3xLP)– Various (3xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Original Sound of Funk 1960-75. Release details Artist:...

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  • James Brown – It's A Man's Man's World: Soul Brother #1 (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    James Brown – It's A Man's Man's World: Soul Brother #1

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description To truly experience the magic and soul of James Brown, one must do so in ...

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  • Stand! – Sly & The Family Stone (Vinyl record)

    Stand! – Sly & The Family Stone

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Stand! is an LP (Vinyl) by Sly & The Family Stone. Discover more recor...

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  • The Best Of Sam Cooke – Sam Cooke (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Best Of Sam Cooke – Sam Cooke

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Sam Cooke had the nickname of the constant number one on his label RCA Vic...

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  • Donny Hathaway – Extension Of A Man (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Donny Hathaway – Extension Of A Man

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description In his by his much too early, tragic death unfortunately only about 3 year...

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  • Alice Clark – Alice Clark (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Alice Clark – Alice Clark

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Alice Clark is an LP (Vinyl) by Alice Clark. Discover more records release...

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  • Stretchin' Out In Bootsy's Rubber Band – Bootsy's Rubber Band (Vinyl record)

    Stretchin' Out In Bootsy's Rubber Band – Bootsy's Rubber Band

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description In 1970, Bootsy Collins' funk band The Pacemakers were hired by James Brow...

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  • Roots – Curtis Mayfield (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Roots – Curtis Mayfield (Orange Vinyl)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Roots is Curtis Mayfield’s second studio album, released in October 1971....

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  • Stevie Wonder – Fulfillingness' First Finale (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Stevie Wonder – Fulfillingness' First Finale

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "Fulfillingness' First Finale" - Stevie Wonder's 17th studio album, origin...

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  • Hold On, I'm Comin' – Sam & Dave (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Hold On, I'm Comin' – Sam & Dave

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "Hold On, I'm Comin '" is the debut album by the 60s soul duo Sam & Da...

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  • The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads – Otis Redding (Vinyl record)

    The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads – Otis Redding

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Published in 1965, "Sings Soul Ballads" gathers together a fine Selection ...

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  • The Budos Band II – The Budos Band (Vinyl record)

    The Budos Band II – The Budos Band

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Budos Band II is an LP (Vinyl) by The Budos Band. Discover more record...

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  • Here Comes Shuggie Otis – Shuggie Otis (Vinyl record)

    Here Comes Shuggie Otis – Shuggie Otis

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Here Comes Shuggie Otis (1971) is the debut album by guitarist and songwri...

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  • Otis Redding – Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Otis Redding – Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (2xLP, 200g, 45RPM, Analogue Productions)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Remastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from the original analog tape...

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  • Reworked By Detroiters – Funkadelic (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Reworked By Detroiters – Funkadelic (3xLP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Funkadelic were the most influential group to emerge from Detroit in the 1...

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  • The Incredible Bongo Band – Bongo Rock (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    The Incredible Bongo Band – Bongo Rock

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The Incredible Bongo Band was invented for a movie in 1972 by MGM manager ...

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  • The Budos Band III – The Budos Band (Vinyl record)

    The Budos Band III – The Budos Band

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description "Arriving in the studio to record Budos II, I really thought we were going...

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  • Johnnie Taylor – Who's Making Love (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Johnnie Taylor – Who's Making Love (180g Vinyl LP)

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description The song "Who's Making Love?" was among Johnnie Taylor's biggest chart hi...

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  • Coffy – Roy Ayers (Vinyl record)

    Coffy – Roy Ayers

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description Coffy is an LP (Vinyl) by Roy Ayers. Discover more records released by Roy...

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  • Flying Start – The Blackbyrds (LP, Vinyl Record Album)

    Flying Start – The Blackbyrds

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    Condition: Brand New Ships from: Melbourne Description For the good health of all jazzers and funksters added to vinyl, Ace relea...

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