The Roots Music Report's
Top Soul Album Chart
for the Year of 2014

1
Give the People What They Want
by: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Label: Daptone
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Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers
by: Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers

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Label: Self-Release
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Tell You What I Know
by: JJ Thames

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Label: DeChamp Records
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S.O.S.: Save Our Soul
by: Marc Broussard

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Label: Vanguard Records
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A Life Worth Living
by: Marc Broussard

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Label: Vanguard
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Like You Mean It
by: The California Honeydrops

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Label: Tubtone Records
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Emma Jean
by: Lee Fields

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Label: Truth & Soul Records
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Holly
by: Nick Waterhouse

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Label: Innovative Leisure
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Sing to the Moon
by: Laura Mvula

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Label: RCA
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Down the Road
by: Soul Scratch

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Label: Broken Complex
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It's High Time
by: Karl W. Davis And The Sweetpeas

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Label: Churchill-Nash Records
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The Best of Ray Charles: the Atlantic Years
by: Ray Charles

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Label: Atlantic
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Falling Faster Than You Can Run
by: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

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Label: Mod y Vi Records
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A Sunshine State of Mind
by: The Soul of John Black

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Label: Yellow Dog
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30 Greatest Hits
by: Aretha Franklin

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Label: Atlantic
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Get Ready
by: Kaz Hawkins

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Label: Self-Release
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Good Thang
by: The Soul of John Black

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Label: Yellow Dog Records
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Never Too Late
by: Plunky & Oneness

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Label: James Branch
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No Time for Dreaming
by: Charles Bradley

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Label: Daptone Records
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Make the Road by Walking
by: Menahan Street Band

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Songbook
by: Allen Toussaint

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Label: Rounder
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Music is Medicine
by: Zac Harmon

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Label: Urban Eagle
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Lift Your Spirit
by: Aloe Blacc

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Label: Interscope Records
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I Can't Stop
by: Al Green

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Label: Blue Note
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Lou Rawls - Anthology
by: Lou Rawls

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Label: EMI
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Keep Coming Back (Deluxe Version)
by: Marc Broussard

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Label: Atlantic Recording
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The Electric Lady
by: Janelle Monae

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Label: Bad Boy
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Ain't No More Love in This House
by: Lou Pride

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Label: Severn
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Electric Love
by: Jack de Keyzer

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Label: Blue Star Records
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The Queen of Soul
by: Aretha Franklin

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Label: Rhino
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Sound the Alarm
by: Booker T. Jones

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Label: Concord / Stax
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The Big Band EP
by: The Big Bang

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Label: Self
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L a Sessions
by: Ray Goren

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Label: RJ Ray
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The London Sessions
by: Mary J. Blige

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Label: Captiol
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Heart of Memphis
by: Robin Mckelle

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Label: Okeh
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The Best of Aretha Franklin
by: Aretha Franklin

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Label: Rhino
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37
The Story of Don Gardner
by: Don Gardner

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Label: Tramp
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Minute by Minute
by: The James Hunter Six

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Label: Go Records
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I Learned the Hard Way
by: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Label: Daptone Records
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Reflections
by: The Temptations

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Label: UMG
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Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
by: Otis Redding

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Label: Atco
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Little Sister Got Soul
by: Andrea Marr

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Label: Amphead
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Miss Sharon Jones! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
by: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Original Brunswick Hit Recordings
by: Tyrone Davis

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Label: Brunswick
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The King of Soul
by: Otis Redding

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Label: Atlantic
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The Ultimate Collection
by: Ben E. King

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Label: Atlantic
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The Time Has Come
by: Chambers Brothers

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Label: RCA
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Hello Stranger
by: Barbara Lewis

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Label: Rhino
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49
Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions: the Anthology, 1961-1977
by: Curtis Mayfield

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Label: MCA
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50
Trial and Error
by: SuCh

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51
Big Shugga
by: Brad Absher

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Label: Self Release
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In the Mood
by: Uvee Hayes

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Label: Mission Park Record Label
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Animal and Man
by: David Migden And The Twisted Roots

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The Crossing
by: Menahan Street Band

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