Top Deep Soul Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
29
Sam Cooke A Change Is Gonna Come 1964
2
154
Percy Sledge When a Man Loves a Woman 1966
3
234
Otis Redding Try a Little Tenderness 1966
4
382
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) 1965
5
483
James Brown It's a Man's Man's Man's World 1966
6
512
Bill Withers Ain't No Sunshine Smooth Soul 1971
7
552
Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) 1967
8
681
James Carr The Dark End of the Street 1967
9
1163
Aaron Neville Tell It Like It Is 1966
10
1363
Lorraine Ellison Stay with Me 1966
11
3160
Otis Redding Respect 1965
12
3739
Otis Redding Mr. Pitiful 1964
13
3781
Sam & Dave When Something Is Wrong with My Baby 1967
14
3978
Bobby Bland Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City 1974
15
4766
Brenda Holloway Every Little Bit Hurts 1964
16
4819
Irma Thomas Wish Someone Would Care 1964
17
5491
William Bell You Don't Miss Your Water 1961
18
5620
Bettye LaVette Let Me Down Easy 1965
19
5639
Otis Redding Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) 1966
20
6176
Charles Bradley Changes Psychedelic Soul 2016
21
6278
Otis Redding These Arms of Mine Rhythm & Blues 1962
22
7249
Dorothy Moore Misty Blue 1975
23
7612
Solomon Burke Don't Give Up on Me 2002
24
8524
Millie Jackson If Loving You Is Wrong (I Donít Want To Be Right) Smooth Soul 1974
25
9002
Irma Thomas It's Raining New Orleans R&B 1962
26
9165
Percy Sledge Take Time to Know Her 1968
27
9307
Otis Redding I've Got Dreams to Remember 1968
28
9526
Aretha Franklin A Change Is Gonna Come 1967
29
9557
Otis Redding Change Gonna Come 1965

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Aretha Franklin Bridge Over Troubled Water Gospel 1971
Aaron Neville Hercules Funk 1973
Otis Redding Ole Man Trouble 1965
Linda Jones Your Precious Love 1972
Paul Kelly [USA] Stealing in the Name of the Lord Gospel 1970
O.V. Wright That's How Strong My Love Is 1964
Donny Hathaway I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know Smooth Soul 1972
Otis Redding Cigarettes and Coffee 1966
Jimmy Hughes Steal Away 1964
James Carr Pouring Water on a Drowning Man 1966
Michael Kiwanuka Cold Little Heart Psychedelic Soul 2016
Doris Duke I Donít Care Anymore 1969
Aretha Franklin Brand New Me Gospel 1971
Doris Allen A Shell of a Woman 1969
Jackie Wilson No Pity (In the Naked City) Chicago Soul 1965
William Bell I Forgot to Be Your Lover 1968