Artist: Judy Clay and William Bell Song: "Private Number"

John Ross got me a three-CD Stax Records compilation for Christmas, and so far I haven't managed to get past the undiscovered classics on the first disc, many of which are as funny and bizarre as they are soulful and catchy. My favorite of the bunch at the moment is this string-laden duet, which ends with a hilarious sing-talking exchange Ross described as "proto-Kells."

Private Number - Judy Clay, Wi...