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Soul Serenade (song)

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Released  1964
Genre  Smooth Jazz
Format  Vinyl, LP
Label  Capitol Records
Writer(s)  Curtis Ousley/Luther Dixon

"Soul Serenade" is a jazz song written by Curtis Ousley (King Curtis) and Luther Dixon. The song was released on Curtis' 1964 album of the same name.


Willie Mitchell cover

Willie Mitchell covered the song in 1968. It peaked at #43 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1968. It was backed by Cannonball Adderley's "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"; this song was sampled by the rapper GZA in the title track of his 1995 album Liquid Swords.

Other versions

  • David Sanborn
  • The Allman Brothers Band, at a concert at WPLJ-FM studios (fused with "You Don't Love Me")
  • The Derek Trucks Band
  • Gloria Lynne
  • Aretha Franklin on I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
  • Byron Lee & The Dragonaires was released as the B side of Elizabethan Reggae in 1970


    Soul Serenade (song) Wikipedia

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