Black Liberation 1969 Archive

"Soul Man"

Description

"Soul Man" was written and produced by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. It was released by Stax and Atlantic Records as a single and later on the album Soul Man in 1967.

Creator

Sam & Dave

Publisher

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Date

1967

Coverage

"Soul Man" was #1 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart, #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, and #2 in Canada.

It received the 1968 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental.

Clinton Etheridge ‘69 recalled the song as being popular, and Don Mizell ‘71 recalled listening to the group.

Player

Citation

Sam & Dave, “"Soul Man",” Black Liberation 1969 Archive, accessed September 23, 2017, http://blacklib1969.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1258.