Eddie Floyd - Knock on Wood (November 2018 Classics RotM)

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  1. TCell

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    Guess Thread - Hints and Sleuthing:

    Clue 1: MS = Memphis Soul

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    Not Motown Soul:

    Clue 2: 29 = Artist Age (at time of release)?

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    Clue 3: 1 = # of Artists on the Cover?

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    Debut release denied:

    Clue 4: Light Blue = Colour of Artist Name on Cover?

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    Clue 5: Axe = Axe on Front Cover?

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    Eddie Floyd has an axe on the front cover of Knock on Wood.


    Clue 6: 67 = Released in 1967

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    Knock on Wood was released in 1967.

    Confirmation?:

    Clue 7: Stax = Record Label

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    Eddie Floyd's Knock on Wood (album) was released by Stax in 1967.
     
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  3. TCell

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    Correct Guess:

    Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood (@Jeff Lerner)


    Other Guesses:


    Eddie Floyd - You’ve Got to Have Eddie (@lee newman)
    Al Green - Al Green Gets Next To You (@JoeMac7)
    The Staple Singers - Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (@Wicked Dreamer)
    Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love... (@TCell)
    Delaney & Bonnie - Home (@HeavySoulBrutha)
    Booker T & The MGs - McLemore Avenue (@Speedracer)
    Syl Johnson - Is It Because I'm Black? (@Speedracer)
    Booker T - Evergreen (@RowBearToe)
    Mavis Staples - Mavis Staples (@RowBearToe)
    Jimmy Hughes - Why Not Tonight? (@RowBearToe)
    Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis (@transformer man)
    Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (@cul8er)
     
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    TCell Well-Known Member

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    This Thread was approved by Jon Tabakin*.

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    *Not really, but we can all imagine. Remember, it's never too late to smile.
     
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  5. Enoch

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    I also want to say the below seem to be contradictory ;)
     
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    If it’s Memphis Soul I’d love some Al Green, maybe one of his lesser known albums. That said he seems to big an artist for what usually is released under classics.
     
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    On the Wilson Pickett theme, it's seems that MOV is rereleasing The Exciting Wilson Picking at the end of the week. It should be an improvement on the 4MWB reissues.
     
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    I am hoping for Motown
     
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    I think they're starting to go with bigger names for Classics.

    Diana Ross/The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, or of course Marvin Gaye... I dont know the availability of some of their albums but imagine some would be in need of a good pressing.
     
  12. JoeMac7

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    Maybe! I’d also love some rarer Marvin Gaye, that said I’m not sure what isn't available unless you go very early in his career. Even most of his duet records are pretty readily available now.
     
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    Eddie Floyd - You’ve Got to Have Eddie

    This is my guess for now.
     
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    I’m going Al Green - Al Green Gets Next To You
     
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    Isn't all Motown considered soul music? If so, "Motown Soul" seems redundant. If it is Motown, I'd expect a hint like DS for Detroit Soul (also Motown is a label, and they gave us label hints last month). I think MS = Memphis Soul.
     
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    I'll go out on a limb and say "David" by David Ruffin. Also known as "The Unreleased Album."
     
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    I think we’d get Green is Blues before we got that, in fact, why doesn’t Fat Possum have Gets Next to You in print?

    If they ever do Green, I request a sclusie of Lay it Down please.
     
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    Bam.
     
  20. JoeMac7

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    You are probably right, I just says what I wants :)

    Last time Fat Possum released it was 2012. Don’t know if that’s still in print.
     

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