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Nice Brass!
August 03, 2017 04:45 PM PDT
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Just an excuse to play you some songs with a horn or two in them.

Musical Storeroom - The Skatalites
King Of Ska - Desmond Dekker & The Cherry Pies
Mr. Fortune - The Hitch-Hikers
Oh That’s Nice - Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez
Revolution Girls - Mariachi El Bronx
Curly Locks - The Upsetters & Junior Byles
Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um - Major Lance
Close To Me - The Cure
(Doin’ The) Boom Boom - Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves
Ground Shakin’ - The Sam Chase & The Untraditional
Blockade - The Rumblers
North Side Gal - JD McPherson
Misanthropic Drunken Loner - Days N Daze
Know Your Product - The Saints
Show Me - Dexys Midnight Runners
Fiesta - The Pogues
Whiskey Is My Kind Of Lullaby - Johnny Hobo And The Freight Trains

As always.....ENJOY!

Just sit back and relax your mind...
July 28, 2017 09:26 AM PDT
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More funk for the massive, just feels right.
How About It- Big Bo Thomas and the Arrows
W’awa Do Ho No- Alex Konadu
Take It Easy- Brass Construction
Sagittarius (pt. One)- Landlords and Tenants
Get Up and Get It- Jackie Mittoo
Mellow Down- Larry Thomas and Underfunk Express
Akula Owu Onyeara- The Funkees
People Say- JJ Malone
Dirt Sweat and Bones- Nassar Bouzida
Boots Groove- Soul Tornados
Flute Thing- The Blues Project (Flute loop Beastie Boys)
Flute Loop- Beastie Boys
Give Up The Funk- B.T. Express
Sissy Walk- Billy Ball and the Upsetters
Shacatac- Dave Barker
Mondo Soul Funky- Ebo Taylor Jr. and Wuta Wazuri

Funky To The Bone
July 19, 2017 07:58 AM PDT
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No way I can follow last week with more Jamaican funk, can't even touch Cloverdale's show. But I can funk up the show a bit with some classic American style funk. Hope you enjoy.

Make It Funky - James Brown
Let The Groove Move You - Gus “The Groove” Lewis
Double Booty Bump - Russell Gordon & The Versatile Souls
Hippy Skippy Moon Strut - Mighty Show Stoppers
The Kick - The Rhythm Machine
Momma Momma - Betty Barney
My Mind Set Me Free pt 1- House Guests
If It Feels Good To Do It - Phil Flowers
Shake And Hip Drop - The Sound Stylistics
More Mess On My Thing - The Poets Of Rhythm
Hung Up - Salt
Funky To The Bone - Freddi Henchi & Soul Setters
Yes We Can pt 1 - Lee Dorsey
It’s A New Day - Skull Snaps
Unwind Yourself - Marva Whitney
It’s Just Begun - The Jimmy Castor Bunch

As always......ENJOY!

Get Involved- JA Funk.
July 14, 2017 09:29 AM PDT
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Feeling a little Funky today- Away we go...
Guns In The Ghetto- Broadway
More Love- Pioneers
Rhodesia- The Rebels
Get Involved- Freddie McGregor
Lightening Chap Version- Augustus Pablo
Thunder Fist- The Aggrolites
Get Up Stand Up- The Chequers
The Llama- Jah Lloyd
The Champ- Mohawks
African Wake- Johnny Osbourne
Jungle Lion- Lee Perry and the Upsetters
Woman of The Ghetto- Phyllis Dillon
Grand Funk- Jackie Mitoo
Soul Shakedown Party- Bob Marley and the Wailers
Ghetto Funk- The Boris Gardner Happening
Funky Reggae- Dave Barker
Wicky Wacky- Cimarons

As always- ENJOY

The World Is Upside Down
July 06, 2017 11:11 AM PDT
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Yeah, the world is crazy. I'm just trying to put something good into the mix. Enjoy these tunes from across the cultural spectrum.

Express Yourself - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
Express Yourself - N.W.A.
Funky In Jamaica - Bumps Jackson
I Like It Like That - Pete Rodriguez
Apocryphal - The Vinyl Records
Bomb The Twist - The’s
The World Is Upside Down - Joe Higgs
Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner - Black Uhuru
Just Ain’t Enough Love - The Isley Brothers
I Don’t Have To Tell You - King Khan & The Shrines
Cry Cry Cry - Ritchie Valens
Growing Up - Run River North
Brown Baby - Willie G.
Whap a Do Di Wha - The Gaylads
No Control - Blackfire
Two Girls - Sunny Ali & The Kid
Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
Shrimp & Gumbo - Dave Bartholomew
Crazy Train - Metalachi

As always........ENJOY!

This is a little messy
June 30, 2017 11:50 AM PDT
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Just throwing songs at the wall to see what sticks, can't really wrap my head around any sort of theme this week. Anyway- all cool songs I have not played in a long time.
Up Town Top Ranking- Althea and Don
Dances Are Changing- Barrington Levy
Desperate Lover- Bob Andy
OK Fred- Errol Dunkley
(I can’t get enough) Of that Reggae Stuff- Matumbi
When I die- Westbound Train
Rude Faith- Rikki Rocksteady
All Night- Damian Marley feat. Stephen Marley
Ras Tafari- Nascio Fontaine
Mass Charley Ground- Wailing Souls
Rastaman- Chris Murray
Starvation- Boston Jack and the Soulites
Di De Wid De Money- Maytones
Shook Shimmy and Shake- Owen Grey
Let Your Yeah Be Yeah- Pioneers
Make It Reggae- Shark Wilson and the Basement Heaters
Do Your Thing- The Chosen Few

As always- ENJOY

What A Pain.....it's hot!
June 22, 2017 06:22 PM PDT
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More Rocksteady to beat the heat!

Things You Say You Love - The Jamaicans
I’ll Never Try - Peter Austin
Only A Smile - The Paragons
Tonight (aka “Feeling Inside”) - Alton Ellis & The Flames
It’s You I Love - The Techniques
Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin
What A Pain - The Ethiopians
Feeling High - The Pioneers
Wall Flower - Ken Rose
Don’t Stay Away - Phyllis Dillon
Lonely Lover - Alva (Reggie) Lewis
Last Train To Expo 67 - The Melodians
Party Time - The Heptones
Walk On By - The Zodiacs
Fountain Bliss - The Dynamites
Lester Sterling Special - Lester Sterling
People Crying - The Gaylads
Musical War - Roy Shirley
Hole Down Miss Winey - Glen Adams
No Use To Cry - Emotions

As always......ENJOY!

Hey Grandma...it's HOT!!!!
June 16, 2017 03:02 PM PDT
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And when it gets hot, we Rock-steady.
Don’t wait around for me- Albert Tomlinson
Stay Loose Mama- Ethiopians
Red Bumb Ball- Lloyd and Devon
The Rocksteady- Noel “Bunny” Brown and the Wildcats
Wear You To the Ball- Paragons
Knocking On My Door- The Renegades
People Get Ready- Hopeton Lewis
The Soul Beat- The Gaylads
The Story (I wish I was an Apple) Derrick Morgan
Shake It Up- The Pioneers
My Conversation- Slim Smith
My Heart In Rhythm- Sound Dimension
Walkie Walkie- The Viceroys
Baby Why- The Cables
Hey Grandma- Desmond Dekker
We are in the Mood- Heptones
Banana Water- Mellotones
Socking Good Time- The Gladiators
Red Eye Gal- Freddie McKay
Bye Bye Bye- Clarendonians
as always-ENJOY

Wait For The Light To Shine
June 08, 2017 10:35 AM PDT
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A little gospel. Because with the world going to hell in a handbag it couldn't hurt to have a few spirituals in your back pocket.
This one's for Alan.

Do Lord - Big Maybelle
You Better Run - Dorothy Love Coates
Trouble In My Way - The Dixie Hummingbirds
I’ll Fly Away - Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch
No Depression - Uncle Tupelo
Children Go Where I Send Thee - Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
Didn’t It Rain - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
The Ball Game - Sister Wynona Carr
Glory, Glory Hallelujah! - The Staple Singers
Wait For The Light To Shine - Roy Acuff
I’m Gonna Sing - Hank Williams
There Ain’t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Charlie Parr & The Black Twig Pickers
O Mary Don’t You Weep - Bruce Springsteen
He’s The Same Today - The Kelly Bros
You’ve Got To Move - Two Gospel Keys
Down By The Riverside - Todd Baio
Traveling The Highway Home - Pine Mountain Railroad
I’m Working On A Building - Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys
Peace On Earth - Coleman Family
Amazing Grace - Call To Glory

As always.......ENJOY!

Shakin' all over....
May 31, 2017 07:24 PM PDT
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This show is a testament to the fact that I am barely alive and dragging myself toward the last day of school...a shell of what I once was. I thought these song titles (not necessarily lyrics) summed up my plight nicely.
Enjoy The Silence- The Brains
Stand Up Sit Down and Shut Your Mouth- Simon Crum
Like Children We Dream- The Castells
Gotta Gettaway- Stiff Little Fingers
Circuit’s Overload- Inez Foxx
It’s all over now Baby Blue- THEM
Stupid Girl- Screeching Weasel
Go away don’t bother me- The Collins Kids
The Kids are Quiet on Sharmon Palms- Lars Fredrickson and the Bastards
Keep Your Mouth Shut- Pioneers
Thirteen Question Method- Chuck Berry
Shut Up- Madness
Chatty Mouth- The Mighty Maytones
Am I Going Insane- Black Sabbath
You Better Sit Down Kids- Cher (and that other guy)
Kids Today- Dwarves
Shakin’ All Over- Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
Never Get Out Of This World Alive- Hank Williams
As always- Enjoy...especially at my expense.

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