- Superb 3CD set featuring 66 tracks by The Sweet Inspirations cut for Atlantic Records between 1967 and 1970.
- With nine US RnB charted singles, the set features their five original Atlantic albums alongside 12 none-album tracks.
- A comprehensive collection from the voices behind a plethora of hitmakers including Solomon Burke, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Wilson Pickett and many others, who were signed in their own right by Jerry Wexler.
Including the Top five RnB and Top 20 pop hit, ‘Sweet Inspiration’, written by famed southern soul writers Linden ‘Spooner’ Oldham and Dan Penn from their first album from 1967; 1968’s ‘What The Worlds Needs Now Is Love’ and the gospel homage ‘Cissy Drinkard And The Sweet Inspirations: Songs Of Faith And Inspiration’; 1969’s ‘Sweets For My Sweet’ recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama (with the title track, a revival of The Drifters’ 1961 hit) and 1970’s ‘Sweet Sweet Soul,’ which includes ‘(Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover’ a US Top 30 RnB hit that featured lead vocals by Cissy Houston.
The set also includes eight tracks with the line up including Ann Williams who replaced Cissy Houston; produced by Dave Crawford and Brad Shapiro, it was originally intended for release as an entire LP and has never been released in full until now.
With stellar liner notes by renowned US writer/essayist Tim Dillinger including extensive quotes from Estelle Brown specifically for this re-issue, and produced by SoulMusic Records’ founder David Nathan, with mastering by Nick Robbins and artwork by Roger Williams.