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The Stars From The Commitments



Aretha Franklin


Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at age 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career,


recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest success. Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and success with songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Think". These hits and more helped her to gain the title The Queen of Soul by the end of the 1960s decade.


The Stars From The Commitments


Share the same commitment to their music, with that instantly recognisable horn section and that sweet soul rhythm section, on their ongoing journey's they undoubtedly continue where the film left off, still spreading the word of Ottis Reading, Wilson Picket, Aretha Franklin and the other apostles of soul, and in doing so enable us all to experience the essence of... Sweet Soul Music


Songs From The Commitments

Treat Her Right ---- Roy Head & The Traits
Take Me To The River ---- Al Green
Dark End Of The Street ---- James Carr
Show Me ---- Joe Tex
The Midnight Hour ---- Wilson Pickett
Hard To Handle ---- Otis Redding
Mr Pitiful ---- Oti Redding
Mustang Sally ---- Wilson Pickett
Try A Little Tenderness ---- Otis Redding
Chain Of Fools ---- Aretha Franklin
Nowhere To Run ---- Martha & The Vandellas
Destination Anywhere ---- The Marvelettes
Bye Bye Baby ---- Mary Wells
Never Loved A Man ---- Aretha Franklin
Do Right Woman ---- Aretha Franklin
I Cant Stand The Rain ---- Ann Peebles
Land Of A Thousand Dances ---- Wilson Pickett
Grits A'int Groceries ---- Little Milton
I Thank You ---- Sam & Dave

The Stars From The Commitments
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The Stars From The Commitments

Wilson Pickett


Wilson Pickett. (1941 – 2006) A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs, among his best known hits are In the Midnight Hour, Land of 1,000 Dances, and Mustang Sally.


The Stars From The Commitments

Sam & Dave


Sam & Dave. were an American soul and duo who performed together from 1961 through to 1981. The tenor (higher) voice was Samuel David Moore and the baritone/tenor (lower) voice was Dave Prater, Recording Hit songs Hold On I'm Coming, & Soulman.


The Stars From The Commitments

Ottis Reading


Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (1941 – 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers and a major artist in soul and rhythm and blues. His singing style was powerfully influential among soul artists of 1960s and helped exemplify the Stax Sound.


Other Soul Classics

Hold On I'm Comming ---- Sam & Dave

Sweet Soul Music ---- Arthur Conley

I Feel Good ---- James Brown

Dancing In The Street ---- Martha & The Vandellas

Get Ready ---- The Temptations

Natural  Woman ---- Aretha Franklyn

I Cant Turn You Loose ---- Ottis Redding

I Cant  Get No Satisfaction ---- Ottis Redding

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