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Stax: The Soul of Hip-Hop – Cover and Tracklist

April 27, 2009

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Stax: The Soul of Hip-Hop drops Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 to commemorate the seemingly endless number of classics churned out by Isaac Hayes, Booker T & The MGs, The Emotions, William Bell, David Porter, and more. 

Consisting of tracks sampled by notable hip-hop artists, the compilation seeks to honor the musical tradition and amazing roster of Stax legends.

Tracklist:
1. 24-CARAT BLACK – “Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth”
2. THE EMOTIONS – “Blind Alley”
3. BOOKER T. & THE MGs – “Melting Pot”
4. THE BAR-KAYS – “Humpin’”
5. THE DRAMATICS – “Get Up and Get Down”
6. ISAAC HAYES – “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic”
7. ISAAC HAYES – “Hung Up On My Baby”
8. DAVID PORTER – “I’m Afraid the Masquerade Is Over”
9. WENDY RENE – “After the Laughter (Comes Tears)”
10. CHARMELS – “As Long As I’ve Got You”
11. THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS – “Why Marry”
12. RUFUS THOMAS – “Do the Funky Penguin (Part 1)”
13. LITTLE MILTON – “Packed Up and Took My Mind”
14. WILLIAM BELL – “I Forgot To Be Your Lover”

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  4. A Hip-Hop Tribute To Isaac Hayes (Free Download)
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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

haroon April 27, 2009 at 10:43 pm

If they really wanted this to sell they would include some multitracks and unreleased takes. Anyone who gives a damn about digging has all these tunes already.

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khy boogie April 28, 2009 at 6:40 am

if they drop it on 7″ i’d be interested…

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keath kono June 22, 2010 at 9:32 am

I agree with haroon. Anybody that knows music and vinyl digging should already have these songs…or at least know about them.

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