A big 1967 hit for soul singer Arthur Conley. Originally, Conley, a big fan of the late Sam Cooke, just wanted to do a cover of Cooke's "Yeah Man", but Otis Redding, Conley's mentor of sorts, started changing the song around, into a soul list song celebrating the stars of the day. So composer credits went to Redding, Conley (for adding Redding's name to the list - Otis was far too modest to do that), and, from the grave, Sam Cooke.

Although this was one of Stax Records' biggest 45s, it was actually recorded at Muscle Shoals' Fame Studios, which would eventually supplant Stax as the epicenter of Soul.


Do you like good music?
That sweet soul music
Just as long as it's swingin'
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Out here on the floor now
We're going to a go go
Ah dancin to the music
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Spotlight on Lou Rawls, y'all
Ah don't he look tall, y'all
Singin' "Love's a Hurtin' Thing" now
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Spotlight on Sam and Dave now
Ah don't they look boss, y'all
Singin' "Hold On, I'm Comin'"
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Spotlight on Wilson Pickett
That wicked, wicked Pickett
Singin' "Mustang Sally"
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Spotlight on Otis Redding now
Singing "fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa"
"Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa"
Oh yeah, oh yeah

Spotlight on James Brown now
He's the king of them all, yeah
He's the king of them all, yeah
Oh yeah, oh yeah

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