Lifetime: A Retrospective Of Soul, Blues And Gospel, 1956-1999

Johnnie Taylor

Lifetime A Retrospective Of Soul Blues And Gospel
  • CAT # 3SCD-4432-25

    DISC ONE  
    1. I Dreamed That Heaven Was Like This 2:42
    2. Heaven Is My Home (Take 1) 2:26
    3. The Love Of God (Take 7) 2:10
    4. Out On A Hill (Take 1) 2:40
    5. Until Then (Take 3) 2:18
    6. When The Gates Swing Open 2:55
    7. Never Never 2:37
    8. Rome (Wasn't Built In A Day) 2:34
    9. Dance What You Wanna 2:29
    10. Baby, We've Got Love 2:04
    11. I Had A Dream 2:59
    12. Easy Loving 2:59
    13. I've Got To Love Somebody's Baby 2:55
    14. Just The One (I've Been Looking For) [Take 7] 2:40
    15. Part Time Love (Take 2) 3:48
    16. Sixteen Tons (Take 6) 7:00
    17. Somebody's Sleeping In My Bed 2:45
    18. Blues In The Night (Take 1) 3:37
    19. Share Your Love With Me (Take 2) 2:19
    20. I Need Lots Of Love 4:45
    21. You Can't Win With A Losing Hand (Take 3) 2:35
    22. Rumors 2:47
    23. You Don't Know Like I Know (Take 3) 6:30
    24. Twenty Years From Today (Take 4) 2:37
    25. Twenty Years From Today (Take 7) 2:37
    DISC TWO  
    1. Little Bluebird 3:11
    2. Toe Hold 3:09
    3. That's Where It's At 3:32
    4. I Ain't Particular 2:46
    5. Woman Across The River 4:14
    6. Who's Making Love 2:47
    7. I'm Not The Same Person 3:03
    8. I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water 3:10
    9. Mister Nobody Is Somebody Now 3:21
    10. Take Care Of Your Homework 2:38
    11. Testify (I Wonna) 4:04
    12. Separation Line 3:40
    13. I Could Never Be President 2:17
    14. Love Bones 3:58
    15. Steal Away 3:27
    16. Steal Away (Live Version) 3:28
    17. I Am Somebody (Part 1 and 2) 3:18
    18. Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone 3:01
    19. I Don't Wanna Lose You (Parts 1 And 2) 3:55
    20. Don't Take My Sunshine 3:59
    21. Hijackin' Love 3:17
    DISC THREE  
    1. Standing In For Jody 3:48
    2. Doing My Own Thing (Part 1) 4:36
    3. Stop Doggin' Me 4:06
    4. I Believe In You (You Believe In Me) 5:07
    5. Cheaper To Keep Her 3:27
    6. We're Getting Careless With Our Love 3:56
    7. Starting All Over Again 3:55
    8. I've Been Born Again 3:18
    9. It's September 3:10
    10. Try Me Tonight 3:19
    11. Free 3:52
    12. Disco Lady 4:28
    13. Running Out Of Lies 4:52
    14. God Is Standing By 4:26
    15. Play Something Pretty 4:05
    16. Lady, My Whole World Is You 3:22
    17. Lover Boy 3:55
    18. Last Two Dollars 5:14
    19. Soul Heaven 4:52

One of the most awesomely gifted vocalists of the 20th century, Johnnie Harrison Taylor (1934-2000) brought both grit and grace to a variet of African-American musical style - gospel, blues, and soul - but as the 65 selections contained in this three-disc career retrospective attest, the listner can always tel it's J.T. Every one of the singer's greatest hits, including the chart-toppers "Who's Making Love," "Jody's Got Your Girl and Gone," I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)," and "Disco Lady," is contained herein, along with many lesser known gems and 13 previously unissued performances.

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