Sweet Soul Music
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
2 (May 13, 1967, one week)
Year Released
Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley, Otis Redding
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Robbie dancing on pool table
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"Sweet Soul Music" is a song performed by Arthur Conley, recorded on the album Sweet Soul Music in 1967. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Buddies".


  • The song pays tribute to classic R&B singers of the era: Lou Rawls, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, James ("the king of them all") Brown and the song's co-writer, Otis Redding.
  • This was Conley's only foray into Billboard's Top 10. He would hit the Top 40 two more times, once more in 1967 and once in 1968.


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Arthur Conley-Sweet Soul Music

Video to "Sweet Soul Music"

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