The Main Ingredient

All Time Greatest Hits

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It wasn't until 1971 that the Main Ingredient's fortunes changed; when Cuba Gooding replaced Donald McPherson, his engaging voice helped make them part of the "sweet" soul trend. Gooding's leads made "Everybody Plays the Fool" a huge hit, as well as "Just Don't Want to Be Lonely," and "Happiness Is Just Around the Bend." These and several other hits are featured on this anthology covering their prime years on RCA.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:39
2 2:52
3 2:48
4 3:09
5 3:34
6 3:28
7 2:53
8 4:22
9 3:26
10
3:58
11 4:42
12 3:11
13 4:11
14 3:22
15 3:28
16 3:33
17 3:45
18 3:55
19 4:13
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