I‘m lovin’ the song ‘Sweet Soul Music’. It was written in 1967 by Arthur Conley and Otis Redding. The opening riff is from The Magnificent Seven score. Conley had a smokin’ hot hit with it in 1967.

And here I thought it was a Sam & Dave song – it’s very similar in style.

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Do ya like good music?
Sweet soul music
Just as long as it’s swingin’
Oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh yeah

We’re here out on the floor, ya’ll
Going to a go-go
Dancin’ with the music
Oh yeah
Oh-oh yeah

Spotlight on Lou Rawls, y’all
Don’t he look boss, y’all
Singin, ‘Love’s a Hurtin Thing’, ya’ll
Oh yeah
Oh-oh yeah

Spotlight on Sam and Dave, ya’ll
Oh, don’t they look great y’all?
Singin, ‘Hold On I’m Coming’
Oh yeah
Oh-oh yeah

Spotlight on Wilson Pickett, y’all
That wicked Wilson Pickett
Singin, ‘Mustang Sally’
Oh yeah
Oh yeah

Spotlight on Otis Redding, now
Singin ‘Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa’ fa-fa-fa
Singin’ ‘Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa’fa-fa-fa

Spotlight on James Brown, ya’ll
He’s the king of them all, ya’ll
He’s the king of ’em all, ya’ll
Oh yeah
Oh yeah

Do ya like good music
That sweet soul music?
Just ‘long as it’s swingin’

(Yeah yeah)
Oh yeah
Oh yeah

Got to get the feelin’

(sweet soul music)

I got to get the feelin’

(sweet soul music)

I got to get the feelin’

(sweet soul music)
Do ya like good music?
(sweet soul music)

I got to get the feeling

(sweet soul music)

That sweet soul music

(sweet soul music)

Do you like good music?

(sweet soul music)

I got to get the feeling!

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