The Essentials
Song List


25 Miles - Edwin Starr, 1968
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammy Terrell, 1967
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations, 1968
Can’t Get Next To You - The Temptations, 1969
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You - Frankie Vallie, 1967
Carnival Time - Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, 1960
Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin, 1967
Come and Get Your Love - Redbone, 1974
Come Rain Or Come Shine - Ray Charles, 1959
Crazy Love - Van Morrison, 1970
Don't You Just Know It - Huey "Piano" Smith, 1958
Everyday People - Sly And The Family Stone, 1968
Express Yourself - Charles Wright, 1971
Gimme Little Sign - Brenton Woods, 1967
Get It While You Can - Howard Tate, 1967
Get Ready - The Temptations, 1966
Good Lovin' - The Rascals, 1966

Groove Me - King Floyd, 1970
Happy Together - The Turtles, 1967
Hava Nagila (Let Us Rejoice) - Traditional Hebrew song, 1915
Here Come The Girls - Ernie K. Doe, 1970
I Got Loaded - Lil' Bob & The Lollipops, 1965
I Second That Emotion - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1967
I Want To Take You Higher - Sly & The Family Stone, 1969 
It’s Raining - Irma Thomas, 1962
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd, 1966
La Vie En Rose - Louis Armstrong, 1959
Land Of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett, 1966
Love and Happiness - Al Green, 1972
Memphis Train - Rufus Thomas, 1968
Monkey In A Sack - Lil Buck & The Top Cats, 1969
More Today Than Yesterday - Spiral Staircase, 1969
Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight, 1971
Nothing Can Change This Love - Sam Cooke, 1962
Pots And Pans - King Curtis, 1966
Reach Out (I’ll Be There) - The Four Tops, 1967
Respect - Otis Redding, 1965
Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips, 1959
Shout - The Isley Brothers, 1959
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder, 1970
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding, 1967
Some Day - Smiley Lewis, 1956
Soulful Strut - Young-Holt Unlimited, 1968
Soul Finger - The Bar Kays, 1967
A Taste of Honey - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, 1965
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ - Nancy Sinatra, 1966
Tracks of My Tears - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1965
Treat Her Right - Roy Head, 1965
Try A Little Tenderness - Otis Redding, 1967
Twist & Shout - Isley Brothers, 1962
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong, 1968
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne, 2008
You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes 1967
You Really Got A Hold On Me - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1962
Your Love is Lifting Me Higher - Jackie Wilson, 1967