Sam & Dave – Hold On, I’m Comin’
Once upon a time in the history of Soul Music, Soul Music left the church, and Soul Music left the 50s. A little bit later, Soul Music would join the 70s. What happened in-between was something very, very special.
It was in this period that Sam & Dave were introduced to Jerry Wexler, who signed them to Atlantic, and then sent them to Stax to be produced and released.
The result was a debut album called “Hold On, I’m Comin’.” This release inaugurated a 4-year period during which some of the greatest Soul Music songs were ever released, including:
- Hold On, I’m Comin’
- I Take What I Want
- You Don’t Know Like I Do
- Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody
- You Got Me Hummin’
- When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
- Soul Man
- I Thank You
- Soul Sister Brown Sugar
I know, right? Soul Music was amazing. Three of those songs are on this debut. This was the band:
Booker T. Jones – keyboards
Steve Cropper – guitar
Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass guitar
Al Jackson, Jr. – drums
Charles “Packy” Axton – tenor saxophone
Don Nix – saxophone
Wayne Jackson – trombone, trumpet
Isaac Hayes – organ
I know, right? Soul Music was amazing.