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The Sound of Philadelphia International Records Vol 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed

More classic albums remastered

8CD box • Remastered albums • 50th anniversary • Limited to 2500 copies

United Souls and Sony Music continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Philadelphia International Records with Volume 2 in their Philly reissue programme: The Sound of Philadelphia International Records Vol 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Following on from the first volume Get on Board the Soul Train, the second volume in this limited edition series covers eight albums released by the label during 1973.

The Sound of Philadelphia International Vol 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed is an 8CD+12″+book deluxe set (click image to enlarge)

This 8CD deluxe set features albums from Billy PaulHarold Melvin and the Blue NotesThe Three DegreesThe IntrudersSpiritual Concept as well as one of the most successful O’Jays’ titles, Ship Ahoy.

The series maps the history of Philadelphia International Records (PIR) chronologically and all albums are remastered from the original tapes. As well as the eight CDs this comes with a 48-page hard cover book, which features rare photos, sleeve notes by Tony Cummings (author of The Sound of Philadelphia) and a foreword by Ralph Tee.

It also includes a numbered certificate of authenticity, an exclusive 12-inch single and a unique poster. Like the first volume this is limited to 2500 units worldwide.

The Sound of Philadelphia International Records Vol 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed is released on 19 November 2021. You can order a copy via the SDE shop using this link or the button below.

Tracklisting

The Sound of Philadelphia Vol 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed Various Artists / 8CD+12″+Book deluxe set

    • CD 1 – Billy Paul – Feelin’ Good At The Cadillac Club
      1. Billy Boy [02:38]
      2. Missing You [02:45]
      3. Bluesette [03:02]
      4. On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever) [04:39]
      5. Just In Time [03:55]
      6. That`s Life [04:05]
      7. Don`t Think Twice, It`s All Right [02:31]
      8. Feeling Good [08:30]
      9. Somewhere [03:37]
    • CD 2 – The O’ Jays – In Philadelphia
      1. One Night Affair [02:19]
      2. You`re the Best Thing Since Candy [02:56]
      3. Branded Bad [02:54]
      4. I Should Be Your Lover [02:04]
      5. Looky Looky (Look at Me Girl) [02:46]
      6. Deeper (In Love with You) [02:40]
      7. Let Me In Your World [02:37]
      8. Just Can`t Get Enough [02:09]
      9. I`ve Got the Groove [02:17]
      10. Medley: Little Green Apples / Something [04:33]
      11. It`s Too Strong [03:04]
    • CD 3 – The Intruders – Super Hits
      1. Cowboys to Girls [02:36]
      2. Together [02:56]
      3. (We`ll Be) United [02:50]
      4. Love Is Like a Baseball Game [02:44]
      5. Slow Drag [02:25]
      6. When We Get Married [03:19]
      7. (Win, Place or Show) She`s a Winner [02:24]
      8. Sad Girl [01:53]
      9. A Love That`s Real [02:55]
      10. Friends No More [02:56]
      11. Gonna Be Strong [02:47]
      12. Me Tarzan, You Jane [02:21]
      13. Check Yourself [02:36]
      14. I`ll Always Love My Mama (Part I) [03:02]
    • CD 4 – Spiritual Concept – Spiritual Concept
      1. Spiritual Sky [06:25]
      2. Let`s Take It All [03:24]
      3. California Woman [08:33]
      4. Where Are the Cares for Tomorrow [06:12]
      5. Remedy [05:44] 6. Get It On [05:56]
    • CD 5 – The Three Degrees – The Three Degrees
      1. Dirty Ol` Man [04:33]
      2. Can`t You See What You`re Doing To Me [02:31]
      3. A Woman Needs A Good Man [04:19]
      4. When Will I See You Again [02:57]
      5. I Didn`t Know [02:50]
      6. I Like Being A Woman [03:56]
      7. If And When [07:07]
      8. Year Of Decision [02:42]
    • CD 6 – Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Black & Blue
      1. Cabaret [01:42]
      2. The Love I Lost [06:24]
      3. It All Depends On You [04:49]
      4. Concentrate On Me [03:10]
      5. Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back) [03:27]
      6. Is There a Place for Me [06:56]
      7. I`m Weak for You [06:50]
      8. I`m Comin` Home Tomorrow [06:11]
    • CD 7 – The O’Jays – Ship Ahoy
      1. Put Your Hands Together [04:07]
      2. Ship Ahoy [09:40]
      3. This Air I Breathe [03:52]
      4. You Got Your Hooks In Me [05:33]
      5. For the Love of Money [07:20]
      6. Now That We Found Love [04:41]
      7. Don`t Call Me Brother [08:55]
      8. People Keep Tellin` Me [03:53]
    • CD 8 – Billy Paul – War Of The Gods
      1. I See the Light [06:13]
      2. War of the Gods [10:07]
      3. The Whole Town`s Talking [04:47]
      4. I Was Married [07:19]
      5. Thanks for Saving My Life [02:58]
      6. Peace Holy Peace [06:57]
    • 12” Single
      SIDE A
      1. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – The Love I Lost [06:24]
      SIDE B
      1. The O’Jays – It’s Too Strong [03:04]

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