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Soul of a Bell

WILLIAM BELL

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The debut LP from William Bell, the guy who wrote legendary songs like "Born Under A Bad Sign" and "Forgot To Be Your Lover."
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Record icon Extras Listening Notes Booklet
Record icon Foil Stamped Yes
Record icon Weight 180
Record icon Jacket Style Tip On
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Release Type Reissue
Color Black
Jacket Type Single Pocket
Label Stax Records
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
180
GRAM
Weight
1967
Original Release Year
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The debut LP from William Bell--the guy who wrote legendary songs like “Born Under A Bad Sign” and “I Forgot To Be Your Lover”--The Soul Of A Bell is something of an early career compendium, as Bell was one of the first solo males not named Rufus Thomas to put out a single on Stax, and was poised to hit the big time before he got drafted and had to put his career on ice for a few years in the mid-’60s. He got back from serving, and Otis Redding and Sam & Dave had passed him by, so he hunkered down and wrote most of his own debut LP (a rarity for Stax), delivering, six years later, on all the promise of his debut single.

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