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Christmas In Soulsville (CD)

Stax Records

Christmas In Soulsville (CD)

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“Vintage '60s soul from the stars of Stax Records in Memphis: Booker T. and the MGs (‘Winter Wonderland’), Isaac Hayes (‘Winter Snow’), Otis Redding (‘Merry Christmas, Baby’). This 2007 compilation (replacing 1982's It's Christmas Time Again, which collected the label's scattered Christmas singles for the first time) is at its strongest when it's uptempo and nasty – meaning you won't complain that both Albert King and Mack Rice do versions of ‘Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'."

- Rolling Stone


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1. Merry Christmas, Baby [take 1] : Otis Redding 
2. Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas : The Staple Singers 
3. Winter Wonderland [take 2] : Booker T & The MG's 
4. The Mistletoe And Me (Album Version) : Isaac Hayes 
5. Black Christmas : The Emotions 
6. Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin' (Album Version) : Albert King 
7. White Christmas : Rance Allen Group
8. I'll Be Your Santa Baby : Rufus Thomas 
9. Please Come Home For Christmas : Little Johnny Taylor 
10. What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas : The Emotions 
11. Winter Snow (Album Version) : Isaac Hayes 
12. It's Christmas Time Again (The Christmas Song) : The Temprees 
13. That Makes Christmas Day : Rufus Thomas

  • One of Rolling Stone’s “40 Essential Christmas Albums”

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“Vintage '60s soul from the stars of Stax Records in Memphis: Booker T. and the MGs (‘Winter Wonderland’), Isaac Hayes (‘Winter Snow’), Otis Redding (‘Merry Christmas, Baby’). This 2007 compilation (replacing 1982's It's Christmas Time Again, which collected the label's scattered Christmas singles for the first time) is at its strongest when it's uptempo and nasty – meaning you won't complain that both Albert King and Mack Rice do versions of ‘Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'."

- Rolling Stone


Questions? 
Read our Store FAQ or Contact Us

Tracklist

1. Merry Christmas, Baby [take 1] : Otis Redding 
2. Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas : The Staple Singers 
3. Winter Wonderland [take 2] : Booker T & The MG's 
4. The Mistletoe And Me (Album Version) : Isaac Hayes 
5. Black Christmas : The Emotions 
6. Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin' (Album Version) : Albert King 
7. White Christmas : Rance Allen Group
8. I'll Be Your Santa Baby : Rufus Thomas 
9. Please Come Home For Christmas : Little Johnny Taylor 
10. What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas : The Emotions 
11. Winter Snow (Album Version) : Isaac Hayes 
12. It's Christmas Time Again (The Christmas Song) : The Temprees 
13. That Makes Christmas Day : Rufus Thomas

Features

  • One of Rolling Stone’s “40 Essential Christmas Albums”