Soulful Strut  (instrumental)
Young-Holt Unlimited
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1969
  • peaked at No. 3 on the R&B Singles chart in 1969
  • peaked at No. 2 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1969
  • single released: Nov 1968
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from Young-Holt Unlimited's third album, Soulful Strut (1968)
  • soul singer Barbara Acklin recorded a song in 1968 titled "Am I The Same Girl" - producer Carl Davis removed Acklin's voice from the song, then recorded a piano solo onto the remaining instrumental backing track - the result was the instrumental "Soulful Strut"
  • the biggest hit for Young-Holt Unlimited
  • Young Holt Unlimited:
         Eldee Young- bass
         Redd Holt - drums
         Ken Chaney - piano
  • written by Eugene Record, William Sanders
  • produced by Carl Davis, Eugene Record
  • arranged by Sonny Sanders
  • Barbara Acklin's song "Am I The Same Girl" with her vocal, was released as a single and peaked at No. 79 on the Hot 100 in February, 1969; Eugene Record, who co-wrote "Soulful Strut" was married to Barbara Acklin and was also the lead vocalist of the Chicago R&B group The Chilites
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