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The Best Soul Albums of the 1960s

1. James Brown - Live at the Apollo

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

2. Elvis Presley - From Elvis In Memphis

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

3. Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

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

4. Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul

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

7. Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay

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

9. Sam Cooke - Night Beat

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

10. James Carr - You Got My Mind Messed Up

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

11. Roberta Flack - First Take

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

13. Nina Simone - High Priestess of Soul

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

14. Sly & The Family Stone - Stand!

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

15. Etta James - At Last!

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

17. Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul

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

18. Boz Scaggs - Boz Scaggs

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

19. Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis

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

20. Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears

Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears
December 11, 1968
Critic Score
90
1 review

21. Dionne Warwick - The Windows of the World

Dionne Warwick - The Windows of the World
August 31, 1967
Critic Score
90
1 review

23. Lou Rawls - Stormy Monday

Lou Rawls - Stormy Monday
January 1, 1962
Critic Score
90
1 review

24. The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go

The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
August 31, 1964
Critic Score
90
1 review

25. Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Green Onions

Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Green Onions
October 1, 1962
Critic Score
90
1 review
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