The song was performed by Lou Reed and Sam Moore on the soundtrack to the comedy film Soul Man, supported by a music video. This version reached number. Sam Moore & Lou Reed – Soul Man. Label: A&M Records – AMY Format: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM. Soul Man by Sam Moore & Lou Reed was written by David Porter and Isaac Hayes and was first recorded and released by Sam & Dave in Sam Moore & Lou Reed. SAM MOORE & LOU REED - soul man / same - Music. Sam Moore and Lou Reed - Soul Man - Music. Sam Moore & Lou Reed: Soul Man: With Lou Reed. Soul Man by Sam Moore and Lou Reed - discover this song's samples, covers and remixes on WhoSampled. Record: NM. NM = Near Mint (our highest grade for an open record). We do understand record dealings having been in the biz for over 30 years. "Soul Man" by Sam Moore and Lou Reed is a cover of Sam & Dave's "Soul Man". Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music. Soul Man, a Single by Sam Moore & Lou Reed. Released in on A&M (catalog no. AM ; Vinyl 7"). Genres: Soul. Featured peformers: Sam Moore (vocals).