Soul of the '70s

Soul of the ’70s

Relive the memories of outlandish outfits, outrageous performances and incredible superstars

Relive the memories of outlandish outfits, outrageous performances and incredible superstars

Includes 32-page booklet + 2 BONUS CDs

$149.95 $119.96 Installment pricing available

From smooth and sultry to downright funky, all your favorite soul hits of the ’70s are in one collection

Get down to over eight hours of the classics from the greatest decade of soul music!

You’ll also get an exclusive 32-page liner note booklet written by acclaimed author Nelson George that chronicles the evolution of ’70s soul music and provides unique perspectives from well-known musicians and historians. 

Plus, as our special gift to you, enjoy two free bonus CDs, Good Times, featuring the best soul dance music of the late '70s.

The complete collection is a must-have for any fan of classic soul.

Featuring artists like…

  • Earth, Wind and Fire
  • The Isley Brothers
  • The Jackson 5
  • Stevie Wonder
  • The O'Jays
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Ohio Players
  • Aretha Franklin

Featured Songs

  Song Title Artist Time
Shining Star Earth, Wind and Fire 2:53 CD 4
That Lady (Part 1) The Isley Brothers 3:19 CD 3
ABC The Jackson 5 3:00 CD 6
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours Stevie Wonder 2:38 CD 5
Tell Me Something Good Rufus featuring Chaka Khan 3:32 CD 5
For the Love of Money The O'Jays 3:44 CD 3
Fire Ohio Players 3:14 CD 5
Got to Give It Up (Part 1) Marvin Gaye 4:14 CD 10

Soul of the ’70s: Back In Love Again

CD 1
  Song Title Artist Time
Lean on Me Bill Withers 4:20
Oh Girl The Chi-Lites 3:31
You Ought To Be With Me Al Green 3:13
Best of my Love The Emotions 3:39
I Can Understand It The New Birth 6:22
Dazz Brick 5:36
When Will I See You Again The Three Degrees 2:58
Dream Merchant The New Birth 4:25
Have You Seen Her The Chi-Lites 5:09
Turn Back the Hands of Time Tyrone Davis 2:57
Getaway Earth, Wind & Fire 3:45
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart Al Green 4:00
(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right Luther Ingram 3:36
When We Get Married The Intruders 3:19
CD 2
  Song Title Artist Time
(Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again L.T.D. 3:28
I’ve Got Love on My Mind Natalie Cole 4:23
Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson 5:56
Hollywood Swinging Kool & The Gang 4:37
I’m So Into You Peabo Bryson 5:51
It Only Takes a Minute Tavares 3:15
Our Love Natalie Cole 4:02
It’s You That I Need Enchantment 6:01
Jungle Boogie Kool & The Gang 3:06
Lookin’ For a Love Bobby Womack 2:37
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye 3:16
Reaching for the Sky Peabo Bryson 4:54
Skin Tight Ohio Players 2:52
Special Lady Ray, Goodman & Brown 4:16
The Tears of a Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:01
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) Natalie Cole 2:48
War Edwin Starr 3:25

Soul of the ’70s: Always & Forever

CD 3
  Song Title Artist Time
That’s the Way of the World Earth, Wind and Fire 5:46
That Lady (Part 1) The Isley Brothers 3:19
After the Love Has Gone Earth, Wind and Fire 4:30
Family Affair Sly & the Family Stone 3:06
Bad Luck Blue Notes 3:17
Always and Forever Heatwave 3:31
Wild Flower The New Birth 3:59
For the Love of Money The O'Jays 3:44
Turn Off the Lights Teddy Pendergrass 5:56
Everybody Plays the Fool The Main Ingredient 3:22
If You Don’t Know Me by Now Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:28
I’ll Always Love My Mama (Part I) The Intruders 3:07
Back Stabbers The O'Jays 3:09
Love Train The O'Jays 2:58
There’s No Me Without You The Manhattans 3:40
CD 4
  Song Title Artist Time
Close the Door Teddy Pendergrass 5:29
You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine Lou Rawls 3:33
Love The One You’re With The Isley Brothers 3:39
Shining Star Earth, Wind and Fire 2:53
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:47
I Love Music (Part 1) The O'Jays 3:35
Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely The Main Ingredient 3:34
Kiss and Say Goodbye The Manhattans 3:33
Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul 3:39
The Love I Lost Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:39
Wake Up Everybody (Part1) Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:40
Lady Marmalade LaBelle 3:21
Ain’t No Stoppin Us Now McFadden & Whitehead 3:41
Use Ta Be My Girl The O'Jays 3:23
TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) MFSB 3:36

Soul of the ’70s: Let’s Get It On

CD 5
  Song Title Artist Time
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours Stevie Wonder 2:38
What’s Going On Marvin Gaye 3:54
Three Times a Lady Commodores 6:41
Neither One of Us Gladys Knight & The Pips 4:23
I’ll Be There The Jackson 5 3:59
Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) The Temptations 3:50
Brick House Commodores 3:26
Get on the Good Foot (Part I) James Brown 3:34
Ain’t No Woman The Four Tops 3:06
Flash Light Parliament 4:31
Tell Me Something Good Rufus featuring Chaka Khan 3:32
I’ll Be Good to You The Brothers Johnson 3:32
Fire Ohio Players 3:14
Movin’ Brass Construction 3:51
The World Is a Ghetto War 4:06
CD 6
  Song Title Artist Time
ABC The Jackson 5 3:00
Papa Was a Rolling Stone The Temptations 6:59
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye 4:54
Cisco Kid War 4:32
Reunited Peaches & Herb 4:03
Super Bad (Parts I & II) James Brown 5:00
Too Hot ta Trot Commodores 3:31
Distant Lover Marvin Gaye 4:16
Strawberry Letter 23 The Brothers Johnson 5:05
Love Ballad L.T.D. 4:36
You and I Rick James 3:10
Sweet Thing Rufus & Chaka Khan 3:21
Got to Be There Michael Jackson 3:24
Just to Be Close to You Commodores 6:23
Float On The Floaters 4:13

Soul of the ’70s: Natural High

CD 7
  Song Title Artist Time
Theme From Shaft Issac Hayes 4:54
I’ll Be Around The Spinners 3:13
Whatcha See Is What You Get The Dramatics 3:33
Something He Can Feel Aretha Franklin 6:20
This Masquerade George Benson 3:19
Superfly Curtis Mayfield 3:15
Groove Me King Floyd 3:01
Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) The Delfonics 3:24
Natural High Bloodstone 4:08
Give Your Baby A Standing Ovation Dells 3:30
You Make Me Feel Brand New The Stylistics 4:46
The Rubberband Man The Spinners 3:36
Look At Me (I’m In Love) The Moments 3:18
Love Ballad George Benson 4:18
Bootzilla Bootsy Collins 5:39
CD 8
  Song Title Artist Time
I’ll Take You There The Staple Singers 4:26
Mighty Love The Spinners 3:16
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore Rose Royce 3:59
In the Rain The Dramatics 5:08
Betcha by Golly, Wow The Stylistics 3:19
Ooh Child Five Stairsteps 3:13
Could It Be I’m Falling in Love The Spinners 4:13
Love on a Two-Way Street The Moments 3:46
Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) Aretha Franklin 3:27
Never Can Say Goodbye Isaac Hayes 5:09
The Greatest Love of All George Benson 5:33
Love Won’t Let Me Wait Major Harris 5:33
One Of A Kind (Love Affair) The Spinners 3:20
Sideshow Blue Magic 4:14
Pillow Talk Sylvia 4:07

Soul of the ’70s: Good Times

CD 9
  Song Title Artist Time
Good Times Chic 3:44
Get Down Tonight KC & the Sunshine Band 3:12
Ladies’ Night Kool & The Gang 3:30
We Are Family Sister Sledge 3:35
Boogie Nights Heatwave 3:40
I’m Every Woman Chaka Khan 4:08
Got To Be Real Cheryl Lynn 3:45
Disco Inferno The Trammps 3:35
Disco Lady Johnnie Taylor 4:25
Ring My Bell Anita Ward 3:31
Young Hearts Run Free Candi Staton 4:07
That’s the Way (I Like It) KC & the Sunshine Band 3:02
Le Freak Chic 3:34
The Groove Line Heatwave 4:18
He’s The Greatest Dancer Sister Sledge 3:36
CD 10
  Song Title Artist Time
Boogie Oogie Oogie A Taste of Honey 3:38
Boogie Fever The Sylvers 3:30
Car Wash Rose Royce 3:16
Bad Girls Donna Summer 4:00
How Long (Betcha Got a Chick on the Side) The Pointer Sisters 3:30
Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today) The Temptations 4:05
Boogie Down Eddie Kendricks 3:52
Dancing Machine Jackson 5 2:37
Don’t Leave Me This Way Thelma Houston 3:38
Got to Give It Up (Part 1) Marvin Gaye 4:14
Keep on Truckin Eddie Kendricks 3:36
Love Hangover Diana Ross 3:50
Love Machine The Miracles 2:56
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor 3:19
Shame Evelyn “Champagne” King 2:58

The Motown Collection: Volume 1

CD 11
  Song Title Artist Time
(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave Martha & The Vandellas 2:44
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) Marvin Gaye 2:58
My Girl The Temptations 2:43
Shotgun Jr. Walker & The All-Stars 3:02
Shop Around The Miracles 2:48
Come See About Me The Supremes 2:46
Baby I Need Your Loving The Four Tops 2:46
Baby Love The Supremes 2:50
He Was Really Sayin’ Somethin’ The Velvettes 2:31
You Really Got a Hold on Me The Miracles 2:53
Fingertips - Part 2 Stevie Wonder 3:12
Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes 2:31
Do You Love Me The Contours 2:55
The Way You Do The Things You Do The Temptations 2:40
You Beat Me To The Punch Mary Wells 2:45
CD 12
  Song Title Artist Time
Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me) The Doobie Brothers 3:41
Pride And Joy Marvin Gaye 2:08
All I Need The Temptations 3:19
Where Did Our Love Go The Supremes 2:31
Ask The Lonely The Four Tops 2:40
Mickeys Monkey The Miracles 2:48
The One Who Really Loves You Mary Wells 2:28
First I Look At The Purse The Contours 3:06
Come and Get These Memories The Marvelettes 2:22
Stubborn Kind of Fellow Marvin Gaye 2:45
Needle In A Haystack The Velvettes 2:26
Beechwood 4-5789 The Marvelettes 2:11
My Guy Mary Wells 2:51
Money (That’s What I Want) Brenda Hollaway 2:36
Every Little Bit Hurts Brenda Hollaway 2:50

The Motown Collection: Volume 2

CD 13
  Song Title Artist Time
I Heard It Through The Grapevine Gladys Knight & The Pips 2:45
Uptight Everything’s Alright Stevie Wonder 2:53
I Wish It Would Rain The Temptations 2:46
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:29
Ooo Baby Baby The Miracles 2:47
Jimmy Mack Martha & The Vandellas 2:52
(I’m A) Road Runner Jr. Walker & The All-Stars 2:44
The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game The Marvelettes 2:51
(I Know) I’m Losing You The Temptations 2:28
It Takes Two Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston 2:59
My Baby Loves Me Martha & The Vandellas 3:05
Standing In The Shadows Of Love The Four Tops 2:36
You’re My Everything The Temptations 3:12
Stop! In the Name of Love The Supremes 2:54
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted Jimmy Ruffin 2:59
CD 14
  Song Title Artist Time
Dancing In The Street Martha & The Vandellas 2:37
You Can’t Hurry Love The Supremes 2:52
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg The Temptations 2:31
Two Lovers Mary Wells 2:48
It’s The Same Old Song The Four Tops 2:49
Beauty Is Only Skin Deep The Temptations 2:22
Don’t Mess With Bill The Marvelettes 2:53
Going To A Go-Go The Miracles 2:47
I Can’t Help Myself The Four Tops 2:42
Bernadette Four Tops 3:01
I Hear A Symphony The Supremes 2:42
Nowhere To Run Martha & The Vandellas 2:48
Since I Lost My Baby The Temptations 2:54
This Old Heart Of Mine Is Weak For You The Isley Brothers 2:39
The Tracks of My Tears The Miracles 2:53

The Motown Collection: Volume 3

CD 15
  Song Title Artist Time
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours Stevie Wonder 2:38
I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye 3:15
I Second That Emotion Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:43
Love Child Diana Ross & The Supremes 2:58
Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:17
I Want You Back The Jacksons 2:58
Quicksand Martha & The Vandellas 2:36
I’m Gonna Make You Love Me Diana Ross & The Supremes w/ The Temptations 3:10
Reach Out, I’ll Be There Four Tops 2:54
The Tears of a Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:01
War Edwin Starr 3:25
My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder 2:54
You’re All I Need To Get By Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 2:51
When You’re Young And In Love The Marvelettes 2:40
Baby, I’m For Real The Originals 3:17
CD 16
  Song Title Artist Time
I’m Ready For Love Martha Reeves & The Vandellas 2:58
For Once in My Life Stevie Wonder 3:02
Someday We’ll Be Together The Supremes 3:29
Cloud Nine The Temptations 3:30
It’s A Shame The Spinners 3:12
ABC The Jackson 5 3:00
More Love Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:50
Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone The Supremes 2:46
My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me) David Ruffin 3:29
Playboy The Marvelettes 2:43
Blowin’ In The Wind Stevie Wonder 3:07
Twenty-Five Miles Edwin Starr 3:20
Reflections Diana Ross & The Supremes 2:50
What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) Jr. Walker & The All-Stars 2:28
The Bells The Originals 3:01

The Motown Collection: Volume 4

CD 17
  Song Title Artist Time
If I Were Your Woman Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:11
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye 4:54
Superstition Stevie Wonder with Jeff Beck 4:25
Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) The Temptations 3:50
I Just Want To Celebrate Rare Earth 2:54
I’ll Be There The Jackson 5 3:59
Keep on Truckin Eddie Kendricks 3:36
I Don’t Want To Do Wrong Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:24
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye 3:16
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Diana Ross 3:37
Dancing Machine Jackson 5 2:37
Stoned Love The Supremes 3:01
I Can’t Get Next To You The Temptations 2:55
My Mistake (Was To Love You) Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross 2:57
Ben Michael Jackson 2:48
CD 18
  Song Title Artist Time
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Stevie Wonder 2:54
Get Ready Rare Earth 2:51
What’s Going On Marvin Gaye 3:54
Papa Was a Rolling Stone The Temptations 6:59
Never Can Say Goodbye The Jackson 5 3:02
Neither One of Us Gladys Knight & The Pips 4:23
Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today) The Temptations 4:05
You’re A Special Part Of Me Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye 3:40
Still Water The Four Tops 3:14
The Love You Save The Jackson 5 3:03
Up The Ladder To The Roof The Supremes 3:12
Got to Be There Michael Jackson 3:24
Walk Away from Love David Ruffin 3:18
Touch Me in the Morning Diana Ross 3:27
Easy Commodores 4:23

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