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12/30/2010 02:43 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rate The All-Time Best Soul Singers

SOUL singing is not about vocal range, or hitting and holding the notes.

SOUL singing is a stirring, emotional, 'dripping wet' rendition of a song.

SOUL singing not only makes listeners testify... it can make them leave their woman (or man), empty their bank account, and do things they 'ought not do!'

Here are some of the best, along with their qualifying songs.

Rate them. Who did we forget?

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BEFORE YOU GO
The Best All-Time 'Soul' Singers
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The Best All-Time 'Soul' Singers