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Best Southern Soul Bands/Artists

Southern soul artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good southern soul bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top southern soul bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Southern soul groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all southern soul bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest southern soul bands of all time, since the most famous southern soul artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best southern soul music.

You can click on the southern soul band names to see more information about that particular notable southern soul group. If they're near the top of the best southern soul artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top southern soul bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the southern soul band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, like Otis Redding and Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Upvote the best artists to see them rise to the top of the list. If you're not a fan of Adele or Wilson Pickett, then vote those down so that the list takes your preferences into account.

All important, significant and iconic names in southern soul music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new southern soul bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of southern soul, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into southern soul music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good southern soul bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent southern soul bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best southern soul bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest southern soul musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular southern soul bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul, The Dock of the Bay, The Immortal Otis ...

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    The Exciting Wilson Pickett, The Sound of Wilson Pickett, Take Your ...

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    Soul Man, The Very Best of Sam & Dave, Sweat 'n' Soul: Anthology ...

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    25 Greatest Hits, Singles A's & Bs Vol 2 1967 - 1968, Golden Classics ...

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    The Poet II, Back to My Roots, Understanding

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    Knock on Wood, The Best Of, Rare Stamps

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    Do the Funky Chicken, Walking the Dog, Rufus Thomas

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    In the Christmas Spirit, Green Onions, The Best of Booker T. & The ...

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    Soul Perfection Plus: Complete Jubilee: Sansu: 555 International Masters ...

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    Memphis Unlimited, O.V. Box - The Complete Backbeat and ABC Recordings, ...

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    King & Queen, Memphis Queen, Sugar

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    The Very Best of Betty Everett, Hot to Hold, You're No Good / Chained to ...

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    Behind the Levee, Annunciation, The Subdudes

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    Best of Both Worlds

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    Precious, Precious: The Best of Jackie Moore, I'm on My Way

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    Casanova (Your Playing Days Are Over), Hip Shakin' Mama, Ruby

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    21, 19, Make You Feel My Love

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