Album Details

RELEASE
July 17, 2007
LABEL
Stax
GENRES
Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Blues, Soul

Album Review

As part of Stax's Very Best series, soul singer Johnnie Taylor is spotlighted on 23 tracks recorded for the Memphis based label between 1966 and 1975. With the exception of "Disco Lady," which was recorded for Columbia in 1975, these are the original versions of Taylor's R&B chart-toppers and include the number one hits "Who's Making Love," "Jody's Got Your Girl and Gone," "I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)" and "Cheaper to Keep Her." This is a decent sampler for the novice at a mid-line price.
Al Campbell, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. I Had a Dreamhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-very-best-johnnie-taylor/id310127162?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. I Got to Love Somebody's Babyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-very-best-johnnie-taylor/id310127162?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. Somebody's Sleeping in My Bedhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-very-best-johnnie-taylor/id310127162?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Next Timehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-very-best-johnnie-taylor/id310127162?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. I Ain't Particularhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127240&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  6. Who's Making Lovehttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127244&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  7. Take Care of Your Homeworkhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127256&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  8. Testify (I Wonna)http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127259&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  9. I Could Never Be Presidenthttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127260&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  10. Love Boneshttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127262&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  11. Steal Awayhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127263&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  12. I Am Somebody, Pt. 2http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127265&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  13. Jody's Got Your Girl and Gonehttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127267&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  14. I Don't Wanna Lose Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127270&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  15. Hijackin' Lovehttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127272&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  16. Standing in for Jodyhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127274&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  17. Doing My Own Thing, Pt. 1http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127278&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  18. Stop Doggin' Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127281&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  19. I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-very-best-johnnie-taylor/id310127162?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  20. Cheaper to Keep Herhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127302&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  21. We're Getting Careless with Our Lovehttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127303&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  22. I've Been Born Againhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127306&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
  23. It's Septemberhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=310127309&id=310127162&at=11l9vR
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