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The Best Soul Albums of the 1960s

1.

James Brown - Live at the Apollo
May 1, 1963
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

2.

Elvis Presley - From Elvis In Memphis
June 1, 1969
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

3.

Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music
April 1, 1962
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

4.

Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul
January 22, 1968
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

5.

Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay
February 23, 1968
Critic Score
100
1 review

6.

Sam Cooke - Night Beat
August 1, 1963
Critic Score
100
1 review

7.

Roberta Flack - First Take
June 20, 1969
Critic Score
100
1 review

11.

James Carr - You Got My Mind Messed Up
March 1, 1967
Critic Score
100
1 review

12.

Blood, Sweat & Tears - Child Is Father to the Man
April 1, 1968
Critic Score
100
1 review

14.

Nina Simone - High Priestess of Soul
January 1, 1967
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

15.

Sly & The Family Stone - Stand!
May 3, 1969
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

16.

Etta James - At Last!
November 15, 1960
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

17.

The Temptations - Meet the Temptations
March 20, 1964
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

18.

The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
August 31, 1964
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

20.

Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul
September 23, 1969
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

21.

Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis
March 31, 1969
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

22.

Boz Scaggs - Boz Scaggs
January 1, 1969
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

25.

The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
October 20, 1965
Critic Score
90
1 review
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