1969 Song of the Day- Soul Deep -by The Box Tops. Soul Deep was written by Tommy Cogbill and legendary Memphis songwriter and producer Chips Moman. The original version of the song was by Robbie Lane and The Disciples in 1966. Soul Deep was the first of three singles released on The Box Tops Dimensions album. The Box Tops version was sung by Alex Chilton. The single peaked at #18 on the Billboard Hot 100. Soul Deep would be the 7th and final Top 40 by The Box Tops. Their biggest hits were “The Letter” #1 in 1967 and “Cry Like A Baby” #2 in 1968. Chilton in 1971 would form the legendary but criminally overlooked Big Star.