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  • Vinyl
  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Label: NUMERO GROUP
  • ASIN: B0042GNDWU
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #197,220 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

81 track, 6LP+4CD box (both formats included) contains re-mastered versions of no less than 28 singles from the Twinight, Federal, Cha-Cha, Tmp-Ting, Special Agent, and Zachron labels, facsimiles of the Dresses Too Short and Is It Because I'm Black albums, ten previously unreleased tracks and detailed track by track notes from acclaimed music historian Bill Dahl. The 52 page booklet contains a 35,000 word essay, scores of previously unpublished photos, a sampling index, and complete discography all presented in a lavish hard bound box.

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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Durmund Strang on November 21, 2010
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This is an incredible -- truly incredible -- set for an astonishing price. The 6 LPs are very high quality, as are the jackets -- beautiful reissues that undoubtedly sound better than the original pressings. 4 CDs that contain all the music, a wonderful 12" x 12" book with many photos, intelligent commentary -- just blows away what most companies are doing with reissues; on a par with Bear Family, Revenant. Oh yes, the music . . . great solid bluesy soul with a lot of unconventional twists. Syl Johnson is one of the greats, never quite as charismatic as Otis, Wilson, etc., but always delivering the goods with a lot of soul, passion, intensity. If you're into Hi/Stax/Fame, etc., this is an automatic must-buy. Get it while you can.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By J. Ervin on November 18, 2010
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Just got this - firs the packaging is top notch. Never heard of this label - but it is a heck of a vaule for 52.99. The vinyl is great - although don't think its 180 gram.

The CDS are awesome - Syl is a forgotten soul master. Very happy this is out.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By LoveMyDogs on January 29, 2011
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Most people who love 60/70's soul music know Detroit (Motown) and Memphis (Stax). Not nearly as many are familiar with the Chicago soul scene. This is unfortunate, because some of the greatest soul music ever produced came out of Chicago in the 1960's. Syl's music is a fine example of this. True, authentic soul music. The package is great - CDs and Vinyl. It's good Syl is getting some credit, because man oh man, he was the real thing.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By robert e creager on January 12, 2014
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Sly Johnson is one of the top soul singers of the 60s - 70s who deserves more recognition than he gets.
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