Ann Peebles

The Hi Singles A's & B's

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Ann Peebles' long and successful career at Hi Records, eclipsed only by Al Green, saw her reaching the R&B charts many times during the '70s, and entering the Top 40 in 1973 when "I Can't Stand the Rain" became her brightest moment (and biggest hit). The Hi Singles A's & B's collects all of her singles material from that era, 1969 through 1981, including every one of her chart hits -- the most popular being "Part Time Love," "I Pity the Fool," "Breaking Up Somebody's Home," "I Can't Stand the Rain" -- plus far more material for those who want to dig a little deeper on Memphis' Queen of Soul. The two-disc set works chronologically through her career, presenting the original B-sides close to their flips, and since Peebles' long-players of the '70s weren't as consistent as Green's, The Hi Singles A's & B's is one of the best ways to survey her career.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
2
3
4 2:10
5 2:12
6 2:23
7 2:53
8 3:23
9 2:57
10 3:21
11 2:28
12 2:15
13 2:28
14 2:38
15 2:24
16 2:50
17 2:43
18 2:52
19 2:30
20 2:42
21 2:36
22 2:32
23 2:48
24 2:43
25 3:11

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:07
2 2:21
3 2:56
4 2:31
5 3:08
6 2:51
7 4:58
8 2:36
9 2:58
10 3:10
11 3:06
12 3:07
13 2:51
14 4:06
15 2:34
16
3:46
17 3:56
18 3:48
19 3:51
20 3:29
21
feat: Don Bryant
3:43
22
feat: Don Bryant
3:35
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