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PLAYLISTS

#122 [Aired 02-23-24, 02-25-24]

Poets of Rhythm: Funky Train

James Brown: There It Is

Linda Lyndell: What a Man

Marvin Gaye: I Want You

The Meters: Wichita Lineman

Booker T & The MGs: Home Grown

Jill Scott: A Long Walk (Groove)

Minnie Riperton: Inside My Love

Donna Summer: I Feel Love

The Avalanches: Stay Another Season

Manu Dibango: Pata Piya

Herbie Hancock: Rockit

Contact-U: Inside You

Farid: Pit Stop

#121 [Aired 02-16-24, 02-18-24]

The Bar-Kays: I’ll Dance

Kool & The Gang: Get Down on It

The Jacksons: Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)

George Clinton: Atomic Dog

The Mighty Continentals: Sticky Sticky Sock-A-Poo

The Pointer Sisters: You Gotta Believe

Nikka Costa: Everybody Got Their Something

Amy Winehouse: The Girl from Ipanema

Crystal Waters: The Boy from Ipanema

Indeep: Last Night a DJ Saved My Life

D’Angelo: Betray My Heart

Donny Hathaway: A Song for You

Stevie Wonder: As

#120 [Aired 02-09-24, 02-11-24]

Sly & The Family Stone: Thank You

Rufus & Chaka Khan: Tell Me Something Good

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Thing

Kool & The Gang: Hollywood Swinging

Stevie Wonder: Living in the City (Ghetto Funk All Stars remix)

Donny Hathaway: You’ve Got a Friend

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Lauryn Hill: Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Gramatik: Sumthin’

Grace Jones: Ring of Fire

Sade: Never As Good As the First Time

Nina Simone: Do I Move You

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#119 [Aired 02-02-24, 02-04-24]

Ohio Players: Love Rollercoaster

Al Green: L-O-V-E

The O’Jays: Love Train

The Staple Singers: Funky Love

Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

Tom Tom Club: Genius of Love

Funkadelic: Cholly (Funk Getting Ready to Roll)

Sly & Robbie: Fire

Sly & Robbie: Peter Gunn

Diana Ross: Upside Down

Prince: Betcha By Golly Wow

Erykah Badu: Didn’t Cha Know

Sade: No Ordinary Love

#118 [Aired 01-26-24, 01-28-24]

Brides of Funkenstein: Disco to Go

B.T. Express: Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied)

Brothers Johnson: Ain’t We Funkin Now

Edwin Starr: Funk Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady (Ghetto Funk All Stars Remix)

Aretha Franklin: Respect

Experience Unlimited: Functus

Bill Withers: Lean on Me

Organized Raw Funk: O.R.F. Pt’s I & II

Meshell Ndegeocello: God Shiva

Hiatus Kaiyote: Shaolin Monk Motherfunk

Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

St. Germain: Land Of…

#117 [Aired 01-19-24, 01-21-23-4]

Lakeside: Fantastic Voyage

SOS Band: Just Be Good to Me

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Trouble Funk: Trouble Funk Express

Prince: Emancipation

The Time: Cool

Tina Turner: Baby, I’m a Star

Sheila E: A Love Bizarre

Chaka Khan: I Feel for You

Prince: I Wanna Be Your Lover (instrumental)

Weldon Irvine: Music Is the Key

Thievery Corporation: Lebanese Blonde

Zap Mama: Rafiki

Ronny Jordan: Cool and Funky

#116 [Aired 01-12-24, 01-14-24

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Funk Hunter

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

Stevie Wonder: Boogie On Reggae Woman

Olu Dara: Zora

Otis Redding: Scratch My Back

The Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Make It Good to Me

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying)

Weldon Irvine: Mr. Clean

DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like

Jamie xx: Sleep Sound

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go ‘Round

#115 [Aired 01-05-24, 01-07-24]

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: Express Yourself

Chuck Brown: Think

Lyn Collins: Think (About It)

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Speedometer: The Shakedown

Q-Tip: Breathe & Stop (J. Period Remix)

Hall & Oates: You Make My Dreams (DJ Wood Remix)

Brothers Johnson: Ain’t We Funkin’ Now

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

The Isley Brothers: It’s a New Thing (It’s Your Thing)

Lexsoul Dancemachine: Beef Grinder

D’Angelo: Africa

Material: Cucumber Slumber

Thievery Corporation: It Takes a Thief

Thievery Corporation: Sleeper Car

#114 [Aired 12-29-23, 12-31-23]

Earth, Wind & Fire: Sing a Song

Earth, Wind & Fire: Let’s Groove

Earth, Wind & Fire: Serpentine Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire: Shining Star

Bugseed: Sun Goddess

The Bar-Kays: Shine

Al Green: L-O-V-E

Kentavius Jones: Luckiest Man

Stevie Wonder: Have a Talk with God

Isley Brothers: Caravan of Love

A Forest Mighty Black: Rebirth

The Pointer Sisters: Yes We Can Can

The Neville Brothers: Fly Like an Eagle

The Stylistics: People Make the World Go Round

African Head Charge: Hymn

Christmas Special Five [Aired 12-22-23, 12-24-23]

Booker T & The MG’s: Jingle Bells

Amerigo Gazaway: Lil’ Funky Drummer Boy

James Brown: Christmas Is Love

Solomon Burke: Presents for Christmas

Mack Rice: Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’

Otis Redding: Merry Christmas Baby

Booker T & The MG’s: Winter Wonderland

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Just Another Christmas Song (This Time I’ll Sing Along)

The Huck-A-Bucks: Silver Bells

Alicia Keys: Little Drummer Girl

Aloe Blacc: I Got Your Christmas Right Here

Karen Meets Roots Radics: A Dub Reggae Christmas with The Carpenters

Shawn Lee: Jingle Bells

Cutmaster DC: The Night Before Christmas

Al Green: Feels Like Christmas

Chuck Brown: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

The Temptations: Silent Night

Booker T & The MG’s: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Christmas Special Four [Aired 12-15-23, 12-17-23]

Booker T & The MG’s: Jingle Bells

James Brown: Soulful Christmas

Rufus Thomas: I’ll Be Your Santa Baby

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Funky Little Drummer Boy

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: God Rest Ye Merry Gents

Donny Hathaway: This Christmas

Shawn Lee: Do You Hear What I Hear

Coldcut: Christmas Break

Aloe Blacc: Tell Your Mama

Chuck Brown: Merry Christmas Baby

Isaac Hayes: The Mistletoe and Me

Booker T & The MG’s: The Christmas Song

Electric Jungle: Funky Funky Christmas

Rare Essence: Give Love on Christmas Day

The Temptations: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Adam Neely: Christmas Time Is Here

Carla Thomas: Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas

The Sweet Inspirations: Every Day Will Be Like a Holiday

Booker T & The MG’s: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

#113 [Aired 12-08-23, 12-10-23]

Graham Central Station: Hair

Funkadelic: Good to Your Earhole

Sly & The Family Stone: Fun

Money Mark: Push the Button

Kid Koala and Money Mark: Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Q-Tip: Barely in Love

Patrice Rushen: Forget Me Nots

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

The Brand New Heavies: Shakedown

The Avalanches: Etoh

Us3: Different Rhythms, Different People

Donald Roland II: Simba’s Theme

The Soft Pink Truth: Trocadero

Herbie Hancock: Hidden Shadows

Thunderball: The Road to Benares

DJ Shadow: Untitled Heavy Beat

Ursula 1000: Mr. Hrundi’s Holiday

#112 [Aired 12-01-23, 12-03-23]

Parliament: Do That Stuff

James Brown: Licking Stick-Licking Stick

Fred Wesley & The JB’s: Doing It to Death

Lyn Collins: Think (About It)

Gramatik: Funk It Down

Solange: Where Do We Go

Roy Ayers: I Just Wanna Give It Up

Sade: Hang On to Your Love

Earth, Wind & Fire: Can’t Hide Love

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

Neville Brothers: With God on Our Side

Mavis Staples: Keep On Pushing

James Blood Ulmer: Show Me Your Love, America

Desmond Williams: For the Trees

#111 [Aired 11-24-23, 11-26-23]

Leo’s Sunshipp: Give Me the Sunshine

Stevie Wonder: You Are the Sunshine of My Life

The Bar-Kays: Shine

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Ramsey Lewis: Sun Goddess

Al Green: Here I Am (Come and Take Me)

Ann Peebles: Come to Mama

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

Macy Gray: I Can’t Wait to Meetchu

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

The Soft Pink Truth: Trocadero

Sylvester: I Need Somebody to Love Tonight

Queen: Somebody to Love (Carl Rag 2020 Remix)

Thievery Corporation: Holographic Universe

#110 [Aired 11-17-23, 11-19-23]

Sly Stone: Everybody Is a Star

Sly Stone: Everyday People

Sly Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

Sly Stone: Sing a Simple Song

Sly Stone: Thank You (Faletinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Sly Stone: The Same Thing (Makes You Laugh, Makes You Cry)

Sly Stone: Runnin’ Away

Sly Stone: You Can Make It If You Try

Sly Stone: Dance to the Music

Sly Stone: (You Caught Me) Smilin’

Sly Stone: Family Affair

Sly Stone: Family Affair (Instrumental)

Merry Clayton: Sly Suite

Jeff Buckley: Everyday People

Red Hot Chili Peppers: If You Want Me to Stay

Robert Randolph: Thankful n’ Thoughtful

#109 [Aired 11-10-23, 11-12-23]

Brick: Dazz

Willie Hutch: Party Down

The Meters: Cabbage Alley

The Heavy w/ Dap-Kings Horns: Colleen

The Dap-Kings: Nervous Like Me

Soul II Soul: Feel Free

Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well

Al Green: Just for Me

Angie Stone: Love Junkie

Beastie Boys: Ricky’s Theme

David Bowie: Let’s Dance (Goodgroove Remix)

Brand New Heavies: Have a Good Time

De La Soul: Eye Know

Thundercat: Show You the Way

Desmond Williams: For the Trees

#108 [Aired 11-03-23, 11-05-23]

Brothers Johnson: Strawberry Letter 23

Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information

Ohio Players: Fopp

Prince: Pink Cashmere

Rufus w/ Chaka Khan: Sweet Thing

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Roberta Flack: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Marvin Gaye: Let’s Get It On

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

James Brown: King Heroin (instrumental)

Chuck Brown: We Need Some Money

#107 [Aired 10-27-23, 10-29-23]

The Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

Rufus Thomas: Do the Funky Chicken (Live)

D’Angelo: Chicken Grease

Maceo Parker: Chicken

The Crusaders: Street Life

Chocolate Genius: Safe and Sound

Bob Marley: Lively Up Yourself (Live)

Galactic w/ Big Freedia: Double It

Meshell Ndegeocello: Who Is He and What Is He to You?

Money Mark: Push the Button

Neneh Cherry: Move With Me

Soul II Soul: Feel Free

Nuyorican Soul: Nautilus

#106 [Aired 10-20-23, 10-22-23]

Prince: Sign O’ the Times

Stevie Wonder: Love’s in Need of Love Today

Rare Earth: I Just Want to Celebrate

Chuck Brown: Think

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: The Tears of a Clown

Mos Def: Life in Marvelous Times

Lauryn Hill: Everything Is Everything

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

Sade: Hang On To Your Love

Robert Palmer: Every Kind of People

Chocolate Genius: Tomboyrockstar

St. Germain: What Do You Think About…

#105 [Aired 10-13-23, 10-15-23]

Stevie Wonder: Front Line

WAR: Slippin’ Into Darkness

Neville Brothers: Wake Up

Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Georgia Anne Muldrow: Roses

Bill Withers: Sometimes a Song

Sly & The Family Stone: Poet

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes: Wake Up Everybody

Gramatik: Just Chillin’

D’Angelo & The Vanguard: Ain’t That Easy

Whitefield Brothers: Fifty Yards of Soul

The Avalanches: Radio

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go ‘Round

#104 [Aired 10-06-23, 10-08-23]

The Pointer Sisters: Going Down Slowly

Robert Palmer: Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley

Neville Brothers: Hey Pocky Way

The Meters: Cabbage Alley

Thundercat: Lava Lamp

Chuck Brown: Love Theme from The Godfather

The Staple Singers: If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)

Madlib: Stepping Into Tomorrow

The Mighty Imperials: Jody’s Walk

Missy Elliott: The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

Angie Stone: No More Rain (In This Cloud)

Stevie Wonder: You Are the Sunshine of My Life

Robert Flack & Donny Hathaway: Back Together Again

Amerigo Gazaway: Represent

#103 [Aired 09-29-23, 10-01-23]

Con Funk Shun: Ffun

The Bar-Kays: Shine

Earth, Wind & Fire: Shine

Ramsey Lewis: Sun Goddess

Fugees: Killing Me Softly

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Aloe Blacc: What Now

Chuck Brown: Harlem Nocturne (Live)

Bohannon: Truck Stop

Experience Unlimited: Functus

Booker T. & The MGs: Home Grown

#102 [Aired 09-22-23, 09-24-23]

Bohannon: Bohannon’s Beat

The Heavy w/ Dap-Kings Horns: Colleen

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Four Tops: Reach Out I’ll Be There

Solange w/ Q-Tip: Borderline

Thievery Corporation: All That We Perceive

The Whitefield Brothers: Thunderbird

Thundercat: Show You the Way

Ultra Nate: I’m Not Afraid

Beastie Boys: Ricky’s Theme

Grace Jones: Ring of Fire

Sade: Never As Good As the First Time

Nina Simone: Do I Move You

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#101 Aired 09-15-23, 09-17-23]

Earth, Wind & Fire: September

Ohio Players: Who’d She Coo?

Stevie Wonder: Maybe Your Baby

Prince: Girls & Boys

Nikka Costa: Everybody Got Their Something

Ultra Naté: How Long

Shuggie Otis: Aht Uh Mi Hed

Tina Turner: Baby, I’m a Star

Thunderball: On the Sly

ullnevano x God Sense Beats: Ghost of Reggie Lewis

Mos Def: Hip Hop

Mos Def: Umi Says

Erkay Badu: My Life

Nina Simone/Lauryn Hill: Peace of Mind (mash-up)

#100 [Aired 09-08-23, 09-10-23]

Sly & The Family Stone: Thank You

Rufus & Chaka Khan: Tell Me Something Good

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Thing

Kool & The Gang: Hollywood Swinging

Stevie Wonder: Living in the City (Ghetto Funk All Stars remix)

Donny Hathaway: You’ve Got a Friend

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Lauryn Hill: Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Gramatik: Sumthin’

D’Angelo: Africa

Material: Cucumber Slumber

Thievery Corporation: It Takes a Thief

Thievery Corporation: Sleeper Car

#99 [Aired 09-01-23, 09-03-23]

Linda Lyndell: What a Man

The Three Degrees: When Will I See You Again

LCD Soundsystem: Someone Great

Prince: Mountains

Madlib: Song for My Father

D’Angelo: Higher

Al Green: All I Need

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Stevie Wonder: No Ordinary Pain

Chuck Brown: Wind Me Up Chuck/Hoochie Coochie Man

The Dramatics: Get Up and Get Down

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Isaac Hayes: Joy

#98 [08-18-23, 08-20-23]

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Funk Hunter

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

Stevie Wonder: Boogie On Reggae Woman

Angie Stone: No More Rain

D’Angelo: Lady

Amy Winehouse: Our Day Will Come

Anderson Paak w/ Andre 3000: Come Home

Andre 3000: Idlewild Blue

Weldon Irvine: Mr. Clean

DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like

Jamie xx: Sleep Sound

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go ‘Round

#97 [Aired 08-11-23, 08-13-23]

Con Funk Shun: Ffun

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: I’m Not Gonna Cry

The Pointer Sisters: Yes We Can Can

Sly & The Family Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

Robert Glasper w/ Lalah Hathaway: Cherish the Day

Sade: Smooth Operator

Tina Turner: Let’s Stay Together [Live]

Donny Hathaway: A Song for You

The Brand New Heavies: Mind Trips

D’Angelo: The Line

Fertile Ground: Live in the Light

The Budos Band: Up From the South

#96 [Aired 08-04-23, 08-06-23]

The Bar-Kays: Holy Ghost

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Anderson Paak w/ Smokey Robinson: Make It Better

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: The Tears of a Clown

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

The Miracles: Love Machine

Stevie Wonder: I Wish (instrumental)

Jill Scott: A Long Walk (Groove)

The RH Factor: A Place

Meshell Ndegeocello: Who Is He and What Is He to You

Solange: Junie

The Whitefield Brothers: Thunderbird

#95 [Aired 07-28-23, 07-30-23]

Brick: Dazz

Stargard: Theme from Which Way Is Up?

The Temptations: Shakey Ground

Barry White: Standing in the Shadows of Love

Olu Dara: Zora

Otis Redding: Scratch My Back

The Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Make It Good to Me

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying)

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

Roy Ayers w/ Merry Clayton: I Just Wanna Give It Up

George Benson: Turn Your Love Around

Grover Washington Jr. w/ Bill Withers: Just the Two of Us

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#94 [Aired 07-21-23, 07-23-23]

Edwin Starr: Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On

Chuck Brown w/ DJ Kool: Block Party

Labelle: Lady Marmalade

The Jackson 5: I Want You Back

Earth, Wind & Fire: Sing a Song

Herbie Hancock: Doin’ It

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Al Green: Let’s Stay Together

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Macy Gray: Why Didn’t You Call Me

Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information

Beatie Boys: Groove Holmes

David Bowie: Let’s Dance (Goodgroove Remix)

Brand New Heavies: Have a Good Time

De La Soul: Eye Know

Thundercat: Show You the Way

Desmond Williams: For the Trees

#93 [Aired 07-14-23, 07-16-23]

James Brown: Make It Funky

Sly & The Family Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

Chic: We Are Family (Live)

Prince: Kiss

The Meters: Pungee

Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady (Parker Remix)

Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground

George Clinton: Atomic Dog (Extended Version)

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

WAR: Summer

The Avalanches: Stay Another Season

Ohio Players: Fire

Kentavius Jones: Never Let Me Down

The Bar-Kays: In the Hole

#92 [Aired 07-07-23, 07-09-23]

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: Express Yourself

Chuck Brown: Think

Lyn Collins: Think (About It)

James Brown: Mother Popcorn

Speedometer: The Shakedown

Q-Tip: Breathe & Stop (J. Period Remix)

Hall & Oates: You Make My Dreams (DJ Wood Remix)

Brotbers Johnson: Ain’t We Funkin’ Now

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

The Isley Brothers: It’s a New Thing (It’s Your Thing)

Lexsoul Dancemachine: Beef Grinder

Soul II Soul: Feel Free

Caron Wheeler: UK Blak

D’Angelo: Betray My Heart

Kentavius Jones: Luckiest Man

#91 [Aired 06-30-23, 07-02-23]

Graham Central Station: Hair

Funkadelic: Good to Your Earhole

Sly & The Family Stone: Fun

Money Mark: Push the Button

Kid Koala and Money Mark: Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Q-Tip: Barely in Love

Patrice Rushen: Forget Me Nots

The Brand New Heavies: Shakedown

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

The Avalanches: Etoh

The Soft Pink Truth: Deeper

RZA: Samurai Theme

Labelle: Are You Lonely?

Diana Ross: Reach Out and Touch

Blue States: Your Girl

#90 [Aired 06-23-23, 06-25-23]

Yarbrough & Peoples: Don’t Stop the Music

Prince: I Feel for You

The Stylistics: Betcha By Golly, Wow

Willie Hutch: Get Ready for the Get Down

Weldon Irvine: We Gettin’ Down

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Robert Glasper w/ Erykah Badu: Afro Blue

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

Galactic w/ Irma Thomas: Heart of Steel

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

Floetry: Big Ben

Us3: Cantaloop

Brothers in Arts: Pull Up

Tom Tom Club: Genius of Love

Grace Jones: Pull Up to the Bumper

#89 [Aired 06-16-23, 06-18-23]

Con Funk Shun: Ffun

The Bar-Kays: Shine

Earth, Wind & Fire: Shine

Ramsey Lewis: Sun Goddess

Fugees: Killing Me Softly

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Aloe Blacc: What Now

Chuck Brown: Harlem Nocturne (Live)

Bohannon: Truck Stop

Experience Unlimited: Functus

Booker T. & The MGs: Home Grown

#88 [Aired 06-09-23, 06-11-23]

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

Shuggie Otis: Strawberry Letter 23

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Beastie Boys: In 3’s

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Thing

Lee Dorsey: Yes We Can

Mavis Staples: We Shall Not Be Moved

The Mighty Imperials: Jody’s Walk

Weldon Irvine: Mr. Clean

DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like

Jamie xx: Sleep Sound

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go ‘Round

#87 [Aired 06-02-23, 06-04-23]

The Bar-Kays: Too Hot to Stop

Sly & The Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime

Earth, Wind & Fire: Let’s Groove

War: Summer

Roy Ayers: Everybody Loves the Sunshine

D’Angelo: Africa

Erykah Badu: Back in the Day (Puff)

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Gil Scott-Heron: I Think I’ll Call It Morning

The Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

Amy Winehouse: The Girl from Ipanema

Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill: Feeling Good (Amerigo Gazaway Mix)

Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

#86 [Aired 05-26-23, 05-28-23]

Stevie Wonder: Sir Duke

The Jackson Five: ABC

LTD: Back in Love Again

James Brown: Give It Up Or Turnit Loose

Diana Ross: Upside Down

Gramatik: Funk It Down

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes: Don’t Leave Me This Way

Ann Peebles: I Pity the Fool

Al Green: I Can’t Get Next To You

Musiq: Religious

The Avalanches: Electricity

Grace Jones: Ring of Fire

Sade: Never As Good As the First Time

Nina Simone: Do I Move You

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#85 [Aired 05-19-3, 05-21-23]

The Bar-Kays: In the Hole

Fred Wesley & The JBs: Doing It to Death

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

The Dramatics: Get Up and Get Down

Chuck Brown: The Party Roll

Gramatik: Itz Over

Meshell Ndegeocello: May This Be Love

Macy Gray: I Try

Mos Def: Love

Musiq: Newness

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

Robert Palmer: You Are in My System

J Dilla: Workinonit

Sylvester: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

Grace Jones: Pull Up to the Bumper

Shuggie Otis: Not Available

#84 [Aired 05-12-23, 05-14-23]

Brick: Dazz

Willie Hutch: Party Down

The Meters: Cabbage Alley

The Heavy w/ Dap-Kings Horns: Colleen

The Dap-Kings: Nervous Like Me

Soul II Soul: Feel Free

Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well

Al Green: Just for Me

Angie Stone: Love Junkie

Beastie Boys: Ricky’s Theme

Digable Planets: Jettin’

ESG: Keep On Moving

Erykah Badu: Window Seat

Blue States: Your Girl

#83 [Aired 05-05-3, 05-07-23]

Public Enemy: Contract on the World Love Jam

Sly & The Family Stone: Poet

James Brown: The Payback

D’Angelo & The Vanguard: Ain’t That Easy

Sarah, The Illstrumentalist: Firmament

Bob Marley & The Wailers: Trenchtown Rock [Live]

Thievery Corporation: Until the Morning Comes

Stevie Wonder: Master Blaster (Jammin’)

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

Us3: Different Rhythms, Different People

Donald Roland II: Simba’s Theme

The Soft Pink Truth: Trocadero

Herbie Hancock: Hidden Shadows

Thunderball: The Road to Benares

DJ Shadow: Untitled Heavy Beat

Ursula 1000: Mr. Hrundi’s Holiday

#82 [Aired 04-28-23, 04-30-23]

Earth, Wind & Fire: Gratitude

Al Green: No One Like You

Donny Hathaway: A Song for You

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Poets of Rhythm: Plus Plus

Barry White: Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Baby

The Bar-Kays: Shine

The Brides of Funkenstein: Disco to Go

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

Roy Ayers w/ Merry Clayton: I Just Wanna Give It Up

George Benson: Turn Your Love Around

Grover Washington Jr. w/ Bill Withers: Just the Two of Us

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#81 [Aired 04-21-23, 04-23-23]

Prince: Sometimes It Snows in April

Prince: Play That Funky Music (Live)

Prince: Shockadelica

Prince: U Got the Look

Prince: Let’s Go Crazy

Prince: Starfish and Coffee

Prince: Forever in My Life

Prince: Alphabet St.

Prince: I Would Die 4 U

Prince: Housequake

Prince: 1999

Prince: Mountains

Prince: Nothing Compares 2 U

#80 [Aired 04-14-23, 04-16-23]

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Funk Hunter

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

Stevie Wonder: Boogie On Reggae Woman

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Robert Glasper w/ Erykah Badu: Afro Blue

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

Galactic w/ Irma Thomas: Heart of Steel

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

Roy Ayers: Everybody Loves the Sunshine

Flying Lotus: All In

Erykah Badu: Apple Tree

Carl Craig: As Time Goes By (Sitting Under a Tree)

Gramatick: Just Chillin’

#79 [Aired 04-07-23, 04-09-23]

Maceo Parker: Blues for Shorty Bill

Bernard Purdie: Cold Sweat

Fred Wesley & The JBs: Doing It to Death

Body & Soul w/ Trouble Funk: Dance to the Drummer’s Beat

Chuck Brown: Block Party

Trouble Funk: Part A (Live)

The Brand New Heavies: Mind Trips

D’Angelo: The Line

Fertile Ground: Live in the Light

The Budos Band: Up From the South

#78 [Aired 03-31-23, 04-02-23]

The O’Jays: I Love Music

LCD Soundsystem: Dance Yrself Clean

Grace Jones: Nipple to the Bottle

Smokey Robinson: The Tears of a Clown

Q-Tip: Barely In Love

Money Mark: Push the Button

The Roots: The Next Movement

Erykah Badu: Didn’t Cha Know

J Dilla: Last Donut of the Night

Ronny Jordan: Cool and Funky

Janet Jackson: What Have You Done for Me Lately

Prince: I Feel for You

Sade: Smooth Operator

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#77 [Aired 03-24-23, 03-26-23]

Edwin Starr: Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On

The Isley Brothers: Take Me to the Next Phase

Funkadelic: One Nation Under a Groove

James Brown: Get on the Good Foot

Meshell Ndegeocello: Who Is He and What Is He to You?

Bohannon: Bohannon’s Beat

Alabama Shakes: Future People

Bonobo: Between the Lines (Instrumental)

Burnt Sugar: Chains and Water

Carl Hancock Rux: No Black Male Show

Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Television the Drug of the Nation

Gil Scott-Heron: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Arrested Development: United Front

#76 [03-17-23, 03-19-23]

Earth, Wind & Fire: Let’s Groove

The Staple Singers: Respect Yourself

Thelma Houston: Don’t Leave Me This Way

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: I’m Not Gonna Cry

Sly & The Family Stone: The Same Thing (Makes You Laugh, Makes You Cry )

Madlib: Stepping Into Tomorrow

Fertile Ground: Another Day

Macy Gray: A Moment to Myself

The Avalanches: Tonight May Have to Last Me All My Life

Ann Peebles: (I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

D’Angelo: Higher

Angie Stone: Don’t Wanna Ride Without You

The Internet: Somthing’s Missing

A Forest Mighty Black: Rebirth

#75 [Aired 03-10-23, 03-12-23]

The Jackson 5: I Want You Back

The Neville Brothers: Hey Pocky Way

Angie Stone: Visions

Earth, Wind & Fire: Sun Goddess

Erykah Badu: Back In the Day (Puff)

D’Angelo: Back to the Future

Lou Rawls: You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine

Rare Earth: I Just Want to Celebrate

The Avalanches: A Different Feeling

African Head Charge: Hymn

Al Green: Belle

Bill Withers: Grandma’s Hands

The Blind Boys of Alabama: Way Down in the Hole

Mavis Staples: Eyes On the Prize

#74 [Aired 03-03-23, 03-05-23]

Con Funk Shun: Ffun

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: I’m Not Gonna Cry

The Pointer Sisters: Yes We Can Can

Sly & The Family Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

Robert Glasper w/ Lalah Hathaway: Cherish the Day

Sade: Smooth Operator

Tina Turner: Let’s Stay Together [Live]

Donny Hathaway: A Song for You

Stevie Wonder: Master Blaster (Jammin’)

Public Enemy: Brothers Gonna Work It Out

James Brown: Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, Pt 1

Bob Marley & The Wailers: Lively Up Yourself

Thievery Corporation: Until the Morning Comes

#73 [Aired 02-24-23, 02-26-23]

The Bar-Kays: In the Hole

Fred Wesley & The JBs: Doing It to Death

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

The Dramatics: Get Up and Get Down

Chuck Brown: The Party Roll

Gramatik: Itz Over

Dorothy Moore: Misty Blue

The Commodores: Sweet Love

Bobby Caldwell: What You Won’t Do for Love

The Stylistics: Betcha By Golly, Wow

Earth, Wind & Fire: Sing a Song

Deon Jamar: North End Funk

King Crimson: Discipline

Up, Bustle & Out: Emerald Alley

Material: Cucumber Slumber

Koushik: None In Mind

Madlib: Painted Pictures

#72 [Aired 02-17-23, 02-19-23]

The Temptations: Shakey Ground

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Prince: Alphabet St.

Ohio Players: Fire

Beastie Boys: In 3’s

Meshell Ndegeocello: May This Be Love

Macy Gray: I Try

Mos Def: Love

Musiq: Newness

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

Moodymann: Slow Down

Thundercat: Lava Lamp

Flying Lotus: Zodiac Shit

Innerzone Orchestra: Programmed

Ursula 1000: Mr. Hrundi’s Holiday

Gramatik: Sumthin’

#71 [Aired 02-10-23, 02-12-23]

Outkast: Happy Valentine’s Day

The Emotions: Best of My Love

The O’Jays: Love Train

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Al Green: Look What You Done for Me

Gramatik: Doin’ It

Mary J. Blige: You Bring Me Joy

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Gladys Knight: Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Prince: Forever in My Life

Prince: I Would Die 4 U

D’Angelo: Feel Like Makin’ Love

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

D’Angelo: Lady

D’Angelo: Unitled (How Does It Feel) Instrumental

 

#70 [Aired 02-03-23, 02-05-23]

Funkadelic: Let’s Take It to the Stage

Bootsy Collins: Stretchin’ Out

Chuck Brown: Midnight Sun

Bohannon: Truck Stop

The Pointer Sisters: You Gotta Believe

Chic: I’m Coming Out (Live)

The Bar-Kays: Too Hot to Stop

The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself

Labelle: Lady Marmalade

Bugseed: Sun Goddess

Clinton: People Power in the Disco Hour

De La Soul: Eye Know

Vernon Reid: Uptown Drifter

Blue States: Golden Touch

#69 [Aired 01-27-23, 01-29-23]

Parliament: Up for the Down Stroke

The Bar-Kays: I’ll Dance

Trouble Funk: Get On Up

Prince: Alphabet St.

D’Angelo: Playa Playa

Sly & The Family Stone: Poet

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Sylvester: I Need Somebody to Love Tonight

Amerigo Gazaway: Get Out

Solange: Cranes in the Sky

Meshell Ndegeocello: Bittersweet

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information

#68 [Aired 01-20-23, 01-22-23]

All Mighty Senators: Metaphor

James Brown: It’s Too Funky In Here

LTD: Back in Love Again

The O’Jays: Love Train

People’s Choice: Do It Any Way You Wanna

Bill Withers: Sometimes a Song

Mavis Staples: We Shall Not Be Moved

The Staple Singers: If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)

Stevie Wonder: You Haven’t Done Nothin’

The Meters: Same Old Thing

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

Roy Ayers w/ Merry Clayton: I Just Wanna Give It Up

George Benson: Turn Your Love Around

Grover Washington Jr. w/ Bill Withers: Just the Two of Us

Amerigo Gazaway: Blue Mood

#67 [Aired 01-13-23, 01-15-23]

The Pointer Sisters: Going Down Slowly

Ann Peebles: Come to Mama

Al Green: Sha-La-La

Angie Stone: No More Rain

Barry White: Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Baby

The Bar-Kays: Shine

The Brides of Funkenstein: Disco to Go

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

Chuck Brown: Wind Me Up Chuck/Hoochie Coochie Man

The Dramatics: Get Up and Get Down

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Isaac Hayes: Joy

#66 [Aired 01-06-23, 01-08-23]

Yarbrough & Peoples: Don’t Stop the Music

Prince: I Feel for You

The Stylistics: Betcha By Golly, Wow

Willie Hutch: Get Ready for the Get Down

Weldon Irvine: We Gettin’ Down

A Tribe Called Quest: Award Tour

Yasiin Gaye: I Want You ‘Til the Summertime

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway: Back Together Again

Tina Turner: Let’s Stay Together

The Whitefield Brothers: Safari Strut

Robert Palmer: You Are in My System

J Dilla: Workinonit

Sylvester: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

Grace Jones: Pull Up to the Bumper

Shuggie Otis: Not Available

#65 [Aired 12-30-22, 01-01-23]

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas: New Year’s Resolution

Experience Unlimited: Functus

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself

The Brand New Heavies: Have a Good Time

Beyonce w/ James Blake: Forward

Beyonce: Countdown

Big Audio Dynamite: The Globe

Earth, Wind & Fire: Saturday Nite

The Avalanches: Stay Another Season

Soul II Soul: Back to Life

Madlib: Stepping into Tomorrow

Us3: Different Rhythms, Different People

TV On the Radio: Caffeinated Consciousness

Up, Bustle & Out: Emerald Alley

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

D’Angelo: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Christmas Special 3 [Aired 12-23-22, 12-25-22]

Booker T & The MGs: Jingle Bells

The Huck-A-Bucks: Silver Bells

Bootsy Collins: Boot-Off

Chuck Brown: Merry Christmas Baby

James Brown/DJ Catalist: Soulful Christmas Remix

Lauryn Hill: Little Drummer Boy

Rare Essence: Give Love on Christmas Day

Con Funk Shun: Do You Hear What I Hear?

The Sweet Inspirations: Every Day Will Be Like Christmas Day

Solomon Burke: Presents for Christmas

Adam Neely: Christmas Time Is Here

Kurtis Blow: Christmas Rappin’

Marvin Gaye: I Want to Come Home for Christmas

Al Green: I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Anthony Hamilton: Silent Night

Booker T & The MGs: The Christmas Song

Christmas Special 2 [Aired 12-16-22, 12-18-22]

Booker T & The MGs: Jingle Bells

Otis Redding: Merry Christmas Baby

Rufus Thomas: I’ll Be Your Santa Baby

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Funky Little Drummer Boy

Smokey Robinson w/ The Dap-Kings: You’re My Present

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: God Rest Ye Merry Gents

Al Green: Feels Like Christmas

Donny Hathaway: This Christmas

India Arie: Let It Snow

Shawn Lee: Do You Hear What I Hear

Carla Thomas: Gee Whiz It’s Christmas

Amerigo Gazaway: Lil’ Funky Drummer Boy

James Brown: Soulful Christmas

Earth, Wind & Fire: Joy to the World

Stevie Wonder: Someday at Christmas

The Temptations: Silent Night

Booker T & The MGs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

#64 [Aired 12-09-22, 12-11-22]

Linda Lyndell: What a Man

The Three Degrees: When Will I See You Again

LCD Soundsystem: Someone Great

Prince: Mountains

Madlib: Song for My Father

D’Angelo: Higher

Al Green: All I Need

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Stevie Wonder: No Ordinary Pain

Weldon Irvine: Mr. Clean

DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like

Jamie xx: Sleep Sound

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go ‘Round

#63 [Aired 11-25-22, 11-27-22; 12-02-22, 12-04-22]

Earth, Wind & Fire: Gratitude

Al Green: No One Like You

Donny Hathaway: A Song for You

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Poets of Rhythm: Plus Plus

Bill Withers: Heartbreak Road

Macy Gray: A Moment to Myself

Chocolate Genius: The Yes Eye

Alabama Shakes: Hold On

Ann Peebles: Can’t Stand the Rain

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Sade: No Ordinary Love

Mos Def: Love

The Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

The Isleys: Caravan of Love

#62 [Aired 11-18-22, 11-20-22]

Bohannon: Truck Stop

Eddie Kendricks: Keep On Truckin’

R.L. Burnside: Let My Baby Ride

Parliament: Ride On

War: Low Rider

Andre 3000: Life Is Like a Musical

Kid Koala: Stompin’ at the Savoi

Cajmere: U Got Me Up

Common w/ Jill Scott: I Am Music

Mudfoot Jones: Swingin’

Madlib: Offbeat (Groove)

Money Mark: Push the Button

Aloe Blacc: What Now

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Funk Hunter

Beastie Boys: Ricky’s Theme

#61 [Aired 11-11-22, 11-13-22]

D’Angelo: Ain’t That Easy

Stevie Wonder: Have a Talk with God

D’Angelo: The Charade

Stevie Wonder: You Haven’t Done Nothin’

D’Angelo: Devil’s Pie

Stevie Wonder: I Wish

D’Angelo: Back to the Future

Stevie Wonder: Love’s in Need of Love Today

D’Angelo: Back to the Future (Part II)

Stevie Wonder: As

D’Angelo: Betray My Heart

Stevie Wonder: Pastime Paradise

D’Angelo: Till It’s Done (Tutu)

#60 [Aired 11-04-22, 11-06-22]

Maxwell: The Urban Theme

Maxayn: Trying for Days

Stevie Wonder: Maybe Your Baby

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

Olu Dara: Zora

Otis Redding: Scratch My Back

The Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Make It Good to Me

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying)

Q-Tip: Blue Girl

Prince: Shockadelica

RZA: RZA #7

Soul II Soul: Jazzie’s Groove

Thunderball: The Road to Benares

St. Germain: What Do You Think About?

#59 [Aired 10-28-22, 10-30-22]

Bohannon: Bohannon’s Beat

The Heavy w/ Dap-Kings Horns: Colleen

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Four Tops: Reach Out I’ll Be There

D’Angelo: Cruisin’

Anita Baker: You Bring Me Joy

Al Green: Love and Happiness

Moodymann: Do Wrong

Neneh Cherry: Move With Me

Meshell Ndegeocello: Bittersweet

Roots Control: Forward Roots

The Whitefield Brothers: Safari Strut

#58 [Aired 10-21-22, 10-23-22]

Chic: We Are Family (Live)

Roy Ayers: Red Black and Green

Black Star: Astronomy (8th Light)

Sly and The Family Stone: Stand!

Sugarman 3: Down to It

Chuck Brown: People Make the World Go Round

Clinton: People Power in the Disco Hour

All Mighty Senators: Metaphor

George Clinton: Mothership Connection (Fully Equipped Mix)

LCD Soundsystem: Someone Great

Herbie Hancock: Watermelon Man

The O’Jays: For the Love of Money

#57 [Aired 10-14-22, 10-16-22]

Brick: Dazz

Stargard: Theme from Which Way Is Up?

The Temptations: Shakey Ground

Barry White: Standing in the Shadows of Love

Thunderball: Thunder in the Jungle

The Meters: Jungle Man

Herbie Hancock: Doin’ It

Gramatik: Doin’ It

Floetry: Big Ben

Us3: Cantaloop

Brothers in Arms: Pull Up

Grace Jones: Pull Up to the Bumper

Tom Tom Club: Genius of Love

#56 [Aired 10-07-22, 10-09-22]

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

Shuggie Otis: Strawberry Letter 23

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Beastie Boys: In 3’s

Mary J. Blige: You Bring Me Joy

Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly

Beyonce: Countdown

The Freedom Affair: Outta My Mind

The Five Stair Steps: Ooh Child

Roy Ayers: Everybody Loves the Sunshine

Flying Lotus: All In

Erykah Badu: Apple Tree

Carl Craig: As Time Goes By (Sitting Under a Tree)

Gramatik: Just Chillin’

#55 [Aired 09-30-22, 10-02-22]

Quantic Soul Orchestra: Hands of My Love

Q-Tip: Barely in Love

Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well

Ohio Players: Fopp

Angie Stone: Love Junkie

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Robert Glasper w/ Erykah Badu: Afro Blue

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

Galactic w/ Irma Thomas: Heart of Steel

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

Gil Scott-Heron: I Think I’ll Call It Morning

The Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

Amy Winehouse: The Girl from Ipanema

Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill: Feeling Good (Amerigo Gazaway Mix)

Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

#54 [Aired 09-16-22, 09-18-22, 09-23-22, 09-25-22]

Booker T. & The MG’s: Home Grown

The Jackson Five: ABC

Aretha Franklin: Respect

Stevie Wonder: Sir Duke

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

James Brown: Soul Power

Bootsy Collins: Stretchin’ Out

Bobby Rush: I Don’t Want Nobody Hanging Around

Solomon Burke: Cry to Me

Otis Redding: Any Ole Way

The Isley Brothers: It’s Your Thing

Chuck Brown: Bustin’ Loose

Outkast: Happy Valentine’s Day

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

Tupac: Keep Ya Head Up

#53 [Aired 09-09-22, 09-11-22]

Chic: We Are Family (Live)

Roy Ayers: Red Black and Green

Black Star: Astronomy (8th Light)

Sly and The Family Stone: Stand!

Sugarman 3: Down to It

Bugseed: Sun Goddess

Beyonce: Freedom

DJ Spooky w/ Chuck D: B-Side Wins Again

James Brown: Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

James Brown: I Don’t Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing

Bill Withers: Take It All In and Check It All Out

D’Angelo and The Vanguard: The Charade

Dirty Dozen Brass Band w/ Bettey LaVette: What’s Happening Brother

Fertile Ground: A Blues for Me

The Brand New Heavies: Keep Together

#52 [Aired 09-02-22, 09-04-22]

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Funk Hunter

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Tina Turner: I Can’t Stand the Rain

Stevie Wonder: Boogie On Reggae Woman

Chuck Brown: People Make the World Go Round

Clinton: People Power in the Disco Hour

All Mighty Senators: Metaphor

George Clinton: Mothership Connection (Fully Equipped Mix)

Ann Peebles: (I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

D’Angelo: Higher

Angie Stone: Don’t Wanna Ride Without You

The Internet: Somthing’s Missing

A Forest Mighty Black: Rebirth

#51 [Aired 08-26-22, 08-28-22]

Beyonce: Break My Soul (Queens Remix)

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Nina Simone: Do I Move You

Roberta Flack: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Diana Ross: Upside Down

Sade: Hang on to Your Love

Erykah Badu: Didn’t Cha Know

Anita Baker: You Bring Me Joy

Lauryn Hill: Superstar

Betty Davis: Shoo-b-doop

Alicia Keys: Girlfriend

Solange: Junie

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Didn’t It Rain

Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation

#50 [Aired 08-19-22, 08-21-22]

Maxwell: The Urban Theme

Billy Preson: Will It Go Round in Circles

Brothers Johnson: Ain’t We Funkin’ Now

A Tribe Called Quest: Award Tour

Weldon Irvine: We Gettin’ Down

Anita Baker: Sweet Love

Robert Glasper w/ Erykah Badu: Afro Blue

Diana Ross: Love Hangover

Galactic w/ Irma Thomas: Heart of Steel

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

LCD Soundsystem: Someone Great

Herbie Hancock: Watermelon Man

The O’Jays: For the Love of Money

#49 [Aired 08-12-22, 08-14-22]

Kentavius Jones: Luckiest Man

Bill Withers: I Don’t Know

Bronze Connection: Love Uprising

Aretha Franklin: Spirit in the Dark

Earth, Wind & Fire: Can’t Hide Love

Sly & The Family Stone: Everyday People

Kentavius Jones: Never Let Me Down

Chocolate Genius: Amazona

Meshell Ndegeocello: Bittersweet

The Isley Brothers: Take Me to the Next Phase

Kentavius Jones: Telephone

Ohio Players: Who’d She Coo?

Shuggie Otis: Strawberry Letter 23

Stevie Wonder: Tuesday Heartbreak

Prince: Hot Think (Dub Version)

#48 [Aired 08-05-22, 08-07-22]

Al Green: You Ought To Be with Me

Al Green: Look What You Done for Me

Al Green: Here I Am (Come and Take Me)

Al Green: Belle

Al Green: Lay It Down

Angie Stone: No More Rain

D’Angelo: Lady

Amy Winehouse: Our Day Will Come

Anderson Paak w/ Andre 3000: Come Home

Andre 3000: Idlewild Blue

Four Tet: No More Mosquitoes

ESG: Moody

Flying Lotus: All In

The Avalanches: Electricity

The Dap-Kings: Nervous Like Me

Budos Band: T.I.B.W.F.

#47 [Aired 07-29-22, 07-31-22]

Quantic Soul Orchestra: Hands of My Love

Q-Tip: Barely in Love

Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well

Ohio Players: Fopp

Angie Stone: Love Junkie

Soul II Soul: Keep on Movin’

St. Germain: Land Of…

Thievery Corporation: Until the Morning

Amerigo Gazaway: Lost Tribe

Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics: Mulatu

Olu Dara: Zora

Tinariwen: Matadjem Yinmixan

African Head Charge: Dervish Chant

#46 [Aired 07-22-22, 07-24-22]

The Bar-Kays: Too Hot to Stop

Sly & The Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime

Earth, Wind & Fire: Let’s Groove

WAR: Summer

Roy Ayers: Everybody Loves the Sunshine

D’Angelo: Africa

Erykah Badu: Back in the Day (Puff)

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Gil Scott-Heron: I Think I’ll Call It Morning

The Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

Amy Winehouse: The Girl from Ipanema

Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill: Feeling Good (Amerigo Gazaway Mix)

Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

 

#45 [07-15-22, 07-17-22]

Parliament: P-Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up)

Parliament: Do That Stuff

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good to You

Parliament: (Gloryhallastoopid) Pin the Tail…

Parliament: Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off)

George Clinton: Atomic Dog (Extended Version)

George Clinton & P-Funk All Stars: Ain’t Nuthin’ but a Jam, Y’all

George Clinton & P-Funk All Stars: Let’s Take It to the Stage (Live)

George Clinton & P-Funk All Stars: Flash Light (Live)

Parliament: Flash Light

George Clinton: Mothership Connection (Fully Equipped Mix)

George Clinton: One Nation Under a Groove (Ice Cube Mix)

 

#44 [07-08-22, 07-10-22]

Chuck Brown: Bustin’ Loose

Chuck Brown: Blow Your Whistle

Chuck Brown: We the People

Chuck Brown: It’s Don’t Mean a Thing

Chuck Brown: Wind Me Up Chuck/Hoochie Coochie Man

Chuck Brown: Get Your Hands Up/Playing Your Game Baby

Chuck Brown: People Make the World Go Round

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

E.U.: Da Butt

Rare Essence: Lock It

#43 [Aired 07-01-22, 07-03-22]

James Brown: There It Is

Little Sister: You’re the One (Pts 1 & 2)

The Staple Singers: Funky Love

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Donna Summer: Love to Love You Baby

Al Green: L-O-V-E

Isaac Hayes: Joy (Part 1)

D’Angelo: Till It’s Done (Tutu)

Shuggie Otis: Sparkle City

Gramatik: Sumthin’

Fugees: Killing Me Softly (Live)

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Thing

Quantic: Conspirator

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth: Straighten It Out (Remix)

Kentavius Jones: Never Let Me Down

Gramatik: Funk It Down

#42 [Aired 06-24-22, 06-26-22]

Smokey Robinson: Cruisin’

Eddie Kendricks: Keep on Truckin’

War: Low Rider

Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

The Meters: Cissy Strut

Porter Batiste Stoltz: Message from PBS

Lee Fields & The Sugarman 3: Stand Up

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good to You?

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

The Meters: Hand Clapping Song

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

Chuck Brown: Woody Woodpecker

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

The Whitefield Brothers: Safari Strut

#41 [Aired 06-17-22, 06-19-22]

Cheryl Lynn: Got to Be Real

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Yarbrough & Peoples: Don’t Stop the Music

Michael Jackson: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Money Mark: Push the Button

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth: Straighten It Out (Remix)

Willie Hutch: Get Ready for the Get Down

Maxwell: Welcome

George Benson: This Masquerade

Gramatik: Chillaxin’ by the Sea

Kid Koala: Stompin’ at the Savoi

R.L. Burnside: It’s Bad You Know

Aloe Blacc: What Now

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying) instrumental

 

#40 [Aired 06-10-22, 06-12-22]

Mos Def/Marvin Gaye: I Want You ‘Til the Summertime

Willie Hutch: In and Out

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

6IX: Dynamite

Sly: Just Like a Baby

Solange w/ Q-Tip: Borderline

Thievery Corporation: All That We Perceive

The Whitefield Brothers: Thunderbird

Thundercat: Show You the Way

Ultra Nate: I’m Not Afraid

Beastie Boys: Ricky’s Theme

Soul Sugar: Silver

TV on the Radio: Quartz

Prince: Diamonds and Pearls

Earth, Wind & Fire: Pure Gold

Bronze Connection: Love Uprising

#39 [Aired 06-03-22, 06-05-22]

Stevie Wonder: Master Blaster (Jammin’)

Rufus & Chaka Khan: Tell Me Something Good

Earth, Wind & Fire: Gratitude

WAR: Summer

David Bowie: Fame

Material: Mantra (Doors of Perception Mix)

Bill Withers: I Don’t Know

Macy Gray: Why Didn’t You Tell Me

Gramatik: In My Hood

Roy Ayers: Everybody Loves the Sunshine

Flying Lotus: All In

Erykah Badu: Apple Tree

Carl Craig: As Time Goes By (Sitting Under a Tree)

Gramatik: Just Chillin’

 

#38 [Aired 05-27-22, 05-29-22]

Booker T & The MGs: Chinese Checkers

The Soul Children: Hearsay

Linda Lyndell: What a Man

Otis Redding: Chain Gang

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

The Staple Singers: If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)

Sugarman 3: Down to It

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: I’m Not Gonna Cry

Charles Bradley: The World (Is Going Up in Flames)

Lee Fields: Stand Up

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens: What Have You Done

The Dap-Kings: Nervous Like Me

D’Angelo: The Line

D’Angelo: The Root

D’Angelo: The Charade

D’Angelo & The Vanguard: Betray My Heart

#37 [Aired 05-20-22, 05-22-22]

Arrested Development: Man’s Final Frontier

James Brown: Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (Live)

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Funkadelic: Cholly (Funk Getting Ready to Roll)

Tom Tom Club: Genius of Love

The Meters: Jungle Man

The Meters: Out in the Country

The Meters: People Say

The Meters: Hey Pocky A-Way

The Meters: Pungee

Fugees: Killing Me Softly (Live)

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Thing

Quantic: Conspirator

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth: Straighten It Out (Remix)

Kentavius Jones: Never Let Me Down

Gramatik: Funk It Down

#36 [Aired 05-13-22, 05-15-22]

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

Billy Preston: Will It Go Round in Circles

Shuggie Otis: Strawberry Letter 23

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Beastie Boys: In 3’s

The Roots: The Next Movement

Black Star: Astronomy (8th Light)

Guru w/ N’dea Davenport: Trust Me

Lauryn Hill w/ Carlos Santana: To Zion

Beastie Boys: Sabrosa

Moodymann: Slow Down

Jamie XX w/ Roma: Loud Places

John Legend: Give It Up

Kentavius Jones: Luckiest Man

Amerigo Gazaway: Get Out

 

#35 [Aired, 05-06-22, 05-08-22]

Globe Poster Theme

Al Green: Love and Happiness

Parliament: Flashlight

Aretha Franklin: When the Battle Is Over

Tina Turner: Baby, I’m a Star

James Brown: Give It Up Or Turnit a Loose

Stevie Wonder: I Was Made to Love Her

The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself

Otis Redding: Scratch My Back

Nina Simone: I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl

Bobby Rush: I Don’t Want Nobody Hanging Around

The Bar-Kays: I’ll Dance

Chuck Brown: Blow Your Whistle

Eddie Kendricks: Keep OnTruckin’

Solomon Burke: Cry to Me

Tupac: California Love

James Brown: Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

#34 [Aired 04-29-22, 05-01-22]

George Duke: Dukey Stick, Pt 1

Bootsy Collins: Stretchin’ Out

Graham Central Station: Water

Edwin Starr: There You Go

Irma Thomas: The Same Love That Made Me Laugh

Sly & The Family Stone: The Same Thing (Makes You Laugh, Makes You Cry)

John Legend: Let’s Get Lifted Again

Outkast: Life Is Like a Musical

Aaron Neville: Everybody Plays the Fool

A Forest Mighty Black: Rebirth

Kentavius Jones: Luckiest Man

Shuggie Otis: Aht Uh Mi Hed

Kentavius Jones: Never Let Me Down

Chocolate Genius: The Yes Eye

Kentavius Jones: Telephone

#33 [Aired 4-22-22, 4-24-22]

Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

George Clinton: Atomic Dog

The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby

D’Angelo: Chicken Grease

Mary J. Blige: You Bring Me Joy

Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly

Beyonce: Countdown

The Freedom Affair: Outta My Mind

The Five Stair Steps: Ooh Child

Flying Lotus: Melt!

African Head Charge: Free Chant

Thundercat: Lava Lamp

The Avalanches: Electricity

Weldon Irvine: We Gettin’ Down

Gramatik: Fly With Me

#32 [Aired 4-15-22, 4-17-22]

Tribute to Prince

Prince & The Revolution: Sometimes It Snows in April

Prince: Play That Funk Music (Live)

Prince: Hollywood Swinging (Live)

Prince: Fantastic Voyage (Live)

Prince: Everyday People (Live)

Prince: Alphabet Street

Prince & The Revolution: Let’s Go Crazy

Prince & The Revolution: Kiss

Prince: I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man

Prince w/ Miles Davis: Funky

Prince: Forever in My Life

Prince: Starfish and Coffee

Prince: Housequake

Prince: Strange Relationship

Prince: It’s Gonna Be a Beautiful Night

 

#31 [Aired 04-08-22, 04-10-22]

Tribute to Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye: I Heard It Through the Grapevine

Marvin Gaye w/ Tammi Terrell: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Marvin Gaye: Can I Get a Witness

Marvin Gaye: Ain’t That Peculiar

Marvin Gaye: How Sweet It It (To Be Loved by You)

Marvin Gaye w/ Tammi Terrell: Your Precious Love

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

Marvin Gaye: Let’s Get It On

Marvin Gaye: I Want You

Marvin Gaye: Sexual Healing

Marvin Gaye: Trouble Man

Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On

Marvin Gaye: What’s Happening Brother

Marvin Gaye: Flyin’ High (In the Friendly Sky)

Marvin Gaye: Save the Children

Marvin Gaye: Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

Amerigo Gazaway: The Prophet

#30 [Aired 04-01-22, 04-03-22]

Ohio Players: Skin Tight

Commodores: Brick House

The Bar-Kays: Shine

Chic: Good Times

African Music Machine: Tropical

Galactic: Something’s Wrong with This Picture

The Internet: Somthing’s Missing

Stevie Wonder: Tuesday Heartbreak

Roy Ayers: Mystic Voyage

Al Green w/ Anthony Hamilton: You’ve Got the Love I Need

Luther Vandross: Never Too Much

The Brand New Heavies: Ten Ton Take

Guru w/ N’dea Davenport: When You’re Near

Robert Glasper: Ah Yeah

#29 [Aired 03-25-22, 03-27-22]

Summer of Soul Edition

Sly & The Family Stone: Sing a Simple Song (Live)

Sly & The Family Stone: Everyday People (Live)

Sly & The Family Stone: Fun

Sly & The Family Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

Sly & The Family Stone: My Gorilla Is My Butler

Nina Simone: Backlash Blues (Live)

Ray Barretto: Together (Live)

Mongo Santamaría: Watermelon Man (Live)

Gladys Knight & The Pips: I Heard It Through the Grapevine (Live)

Herbie Mann: Hold On, I’m Comin’ (Live)

David Ruffin: My Girl (Live)

Chambers Brothers: Uptown (Live)

The 5th Dimension: Don’t Cha Hear Me Callin’ Ya (Live)

Edwin Hawkins Singers: Oh Happy Day (Live)

#28 [Aired 03-18-22, 03-20-22]

Aretha Franklin: Chain of Fools

War: Slippin’ into Darkness

L’Orange: What Am I Gonna Do?

The Bar-Kays: I’ll Dance

The Isley Brothers: Fight the Power

Beastie Boys: Namaste

Kurtis Blow: Hard Times

Chuck Brown: It Don’t Mean a Thing

Chuck Brown: Midnight Sun

Basehead: Better Days

Chocolate Genius: Safe and Sound

Sarah, The Illstrumentalist: Firmament

RZA: Samurai Theme

Vernon Reid: Mistaken Identity

Miles Davis: Black Satin

Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber: Chains and Water

Herbie Hancock: Chameleon

#27 [Aired 03-11-22, 03-13-22]

James Brown: There It Is

Edwin Starr: Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On

Parliament: Pin the Tail on the Funky

Con Funk Shun: Ffun

Prince: 7

Madlib: Stepping Into Tomorrow

Fertile Ground: Another Day

Macy Gray: A Moment to Myself

The Avalanches: Tonight May Have to Last Me All My Life

Sam Cooke: Somebody Have Mercy

Donny Hathaway: You’ve Got a Friend

Tupac: Keep Ya Head Up

Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Gramatik: The Prophet

#26 [Aired 03-04-22, 03-06-22]

Earth, Wind & Fire: Let’s Groove

The Staple Singers: Respect Yourself

Thelma Houston: Don’t Leave Me This Way

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: I’m Not Gonna Cry

Sly & The Family Stone: The Same Thing (Makes You Laugh, Makes You Cry )

Lee Fields: Stand Up

Neville Brothers: Wake Up

The Freedom Affair: Rise Up

Aretha Franklin: Think

Gil Scott-Heron: I Think I’ll Call It Morning

Erykah Badu w/ Roy Hargrove: Think Twice

Neville Brothers: A Change Is Gonna Come

Neville Brothers: My Blood

Neville Brothers: With God on Our Side

Neville Brothers: Healing Chant

#25 [Aired 02-25-22, 02-27-22]

The Bar-Kays: Holy Ghost

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

The Brides of Funkenstein: Disco to Go

Parliament: Mothership Connection

Zapp: More Bounce to the Ounce

Isaac Hayes: Do Your Think

Lee Dorsey: Yes We Can

Mavis Staples: We Shall Not Be Moved

The Mighty Imperials: Jody’s Walk

Roy Hargrove’s RH Factor: A Place

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good to You?

DJ Spooky w/ Chuck D: B-Side Wins Again

Stevie Wonder: You Haven’t Done Nothin’

The Meters: Tippi-Toes

#24 [Aired 02-18-22, 02-20-22]

Kool & The Gang: Hollywood Swinging

The Meters: Cabbage Alley

Curtis Mayfield: Junkie Chase

Stevie Wonder: Superstition

Billy Preston: Outa-Space

Mary J. Blige: You Bring Me Joy

Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly With His Song

Beyoncé: Countdown

The Freedom Affair: Outta My Mind

The Five Stairsteps: Ooh Child

Me’Shell Ndegéocello: Bittersweet

Chocolate Genius: Tomboyrockstar

Amy Winehouse: Brother

Amy Winehouse: Mr. Magic

#23 [Aired 02-11-22, 02-13-22]

Outkast: Happy Valentine’s Day

Barry White: Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Baby

The Emotions: Best of My Love

Smokey Robinson: Cruisin’

Quantic Soul Orchestra w/ Alice Russell: Hands of My Love

Sylvester: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

Donna Summer: I Feel Love

D’Angelo: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Prince: Forever in My Life

Al Green: Just for Me

Sade: Your Love Is King

Frank Ocean: Thinkin’ Bout You

Jay-Z w/ Beyonce: Bonnie & Clyde

Grover Washington, Jr. w/ Bill Withers: Just the Two of Us

#22 [Aired 02-04-22, 02-06-22]

Cheryl Lynn: Got to Be Real

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Yarbrough & Peoples: Don’t Stop the Music

Michael Jackson: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Money Mark: Push the Button

D’Angelo & The Vanguard: Ain’t That Easy

Maxwell: Welcome

George Benson: This Masquerade

Nina Simone: Rich Girl

Bettye LaVette/Dirty Dozen Brass Band: What’s Happening Brother

Moodymann: Slow Down

Sarah, The Illstrumentalist: Kundalini

Madlib: Slim’s Return

Thievery Corporation: Until the Morning

Millennial Territory Orchestra: Thank You for Talkin’ to Me Africa

 

#21 [Aired 01-28-22, 01-30-22] 

Stevie Wonder: Boogie on Reggae Woman

The Isley Brothers: I Wanna Be With You

Ohio Players: Who’d She Coo?

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

Prince: Pink Cashmere

Curtis Mayfield: Give Me Your Love

Solange: Junie

Mos Def: Love

Shuggie Otis: Not Available

Flying Lotus: Melt!

African Head Charge: Free Chant

Thundercat: Lava Lamp

The Avalanches: Electricity

Weldon Irvine: We Gettin’ Down

Gramatik: Fly Wit Me

#20 [Aired 01-21-22, 01-23-22]

James Brown: Papa Don’t Take No Mess

The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself

Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

The Meters: Fire on the Bayou

Quantic Soul Orchestra w/ Alice Russell: Pushin’ On

Nina Simone: Baltimore

Marvin Gaye: Anger

Georgia Anne Muldrow: Roses

Chocolate Genius: The Yes Eye

Macy Gray: I Can’t Wait to Meetchu

Galactic w/ Big Freedia: Double It

Rick James: Bustin’ Out

Tina Turner: Hold On I’m Coming (Live)

Chic: We Are Family (Live)

Pete Rock & CL Smooth: Ghettos of the Mind (remix)

 

#19 [Only first segment Aired 01-14-22, 01-16-22]

The Mighty Imperials: Thunder Chicken

George Clinton: Atomic Dog

The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby

D’Angelo: Chicken Grease

Maxayn: Trying for Days

Labelle: What Can I Do for You?

Sharon Jones: Make It Good to Me

Me’shell Ndegeocello: Satisfy

DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like?

ESG: Dance

Rod Lee: Dance My Pain Away

J. Dilla: Workinonit

The Bug: Eliminate the Countdown (Remix)

 

#18 [Aired 01-07-22, 01-09-22]

The Bar-Kays: Too Hot to Stop

Ohio Players: Fire

The Isley Brothers: Take Me to the Next Phase

Galactic: Tighten Your Wig

Amerigo Gazaway (Yasiin Gaye): Inner City Travellin’ Man

Arrested Development: United Front

Erykah Badu: Woo

Fertile Ground: Changing Woman

Sylvester: I Need Somebody to Love Tonight

Moodymann: Let Me Show You Love

Brand New Heavies: Back to Love

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying)

 

#17 [Aired 12-17-21, 12-19-21]

Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sing a Song

Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground

James Brown: I Got the Feelin’

Tina Turner: Baby, I’m a Star

Prince: Alphabet St.

Al Green: L-O-V-E

Isaac Hayes: Joy (Part 1)

D’Angelo: Till It’s Done (Tutu)

Shuggie Otis: Sparkle City

Gramatik: Sumthin’

Trouble Funk: Pump Me Up

Chuck Brown: Woody Woodpecker

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

The Whitefield Brothers: Safari Strut

 

#16 [Aired 12-10-21, 12-12-21]

James Brown: There It Is

Little Sister: You’re the One (Pts 1 & 2)

The Staple Singers: Funky Love

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Donna Summer: Love to Love You Baby

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth: Straighten It Out (Remix)

Willie Hutch: Get Ready for the Get Down

Maxwell: Welcome

George Benson: This Masquerade

Gramatik: Chillaxin’ by the Sea

Mos Def: Fear Not of Man

Mos Def: Hip Hop

Tupac: California Love

De La Soul: Eye Know

Digable Planets: K.B.’s Alley

 

#15 [Aired 12-03-21, 12-05-21]

Tina Turner: Let’s Stay Together

Isaac Hayes: Let’s Stay Together

Al Green: Let’s Stay Together

The Isley Brothers: I Wanna Be with You

Earth, Wind, and Fire: That’s the Way of the World

Chuck Brown: People Make the World Go Round

Kurtis Blow: Party Time

L’Orange: Coffee

L’Orange: Small Towns

Innerzone Orchestra: People Make the World Go Round

Innerzone Orchestra: Bug in the Bass Bin

Poets of Rhythm: Discern Define

 

#14 [Aired 11-26-21, 11-28-21]

Brothers Johnson: Ain’t We Funkin’ Now

King Floyd: Groove Me

Bill Withers: Lonely Town, Lonely Street

Roy Ayers: We Live in Brooklyn, Baby

The Whitefield Brothers: Thunderbird

Amy Winehouse: You Know I’m No Good

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings feat. Lee Fields: Stranded in Your Love

Roberta Flack: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Fertile Ground: A Blues for Me

Flying Lotus: All In

Sarah, The Illstrumentalist: Curved Water

Sariah, The Illstrumentalist: Gravity

Four Tet: As Serious as Your Life (Remix)

Galactic: Quiet Please

#13 [Aired 11-19-21, 11-21-21]

The Miracles: Love Machine, Pt. 1

The O’Jays: Love Train

Michael Jackson: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Chic: I’m Coming Out

Gramatik: Funk It Up

Madlib: Slim’s Return

Georgia Anne Muldrow: Roses

Ultra Nate: How Long

George Benson: On Broadway

Kid Koala: Stompin’ at the Savoi

R.L. Burnside: It’s Bad You Know

Aloe Blacc: What Now

The Poets of Rhythm: Smilin’ (While You’re Crying) instrumental

#12 [Aired 11-12-21, 11-14-21]

Parliament: Flash Light

Ohio Players: Fopp

Prince: Alphabet St.

James Brown: The Payback

Porter Batiste Stoltz: Message from PBS

Lee Fields & The Sugarman 3: Stand Up

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good to You?

Detroit Sex Machines: Rap It Together

The Meters: Hand Clapping Song

Anderson Paak feat. Andre 3000: Come Home

Meshell Ndegeocello: Who Is He and What Is He to You?

Chocolate Genius: Love

Fugees: Killing Me Softly

 

#11 [Aired 11-05-21, 11-07-21]

Al Green: I Can’t Get Next to You

Ann Peebles: Come to Mama

Stevie Wonder: Tuesday Heartbreak

Otis Redding: Scratch My Back

Amerigo Gazaway (Otis/Outkast): Shutterbugg

Madlib: Offbeat (Groove)

Robert Glasper feat. Erykah Badu: Afro Blue

Solange: Junie

Alicia Keys: Girlfriend

The Avalanches: Electricity

Sarah, The Illstrumentalist: Gravity

St. Germain: What Do You Think About

Jorge Ben: Ponta de Lanca Africano

Tinariwen: Cler Achel

Zap Mama Feat. The Roots: Rafiki

 

#10 [Aired 10-29-21, 10-31-21]

Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On

Marvin Gaye: What’s Happening Brother

Marvin Gaye: Mercy Mercy Me

Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Marvin Gaye: God Is Love

Sly Stone: Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Sly Stone: Thank You for Talkin’ To Me Africa

Sly Stone: Just Like a Baby

Sly Stone: Poet

Sly Stone: Brave & Strong

War: All Day Music

Jean Knight: Mr. Big Stuff

Rare Earth: I Just Want to Celebrate

Chuck Brown: We Need Some Money

#9 [Aired 10-22-21, 10-24-21]

Smokey Robinson: Cruisin’

Eddie Kendricks: Keep on Truckin’

War: Low Rider

Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

The Meters: Cissy Strut

The Jackson Five: I Want You Back

Al Green: Tired of Being Alone

Nina Simone: I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl

Aretha Franklin: Do Right Woman, Do Right Man

Marvin Gaye: I Want You

Booker T & The MGs: Behave Yourself

Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information

Weldon Irvine: Walk That Walk, Talk That Talk

Isley Brothers: Caravan of Love

 

#8 [Aired 10-15-21, 10-17-21]

Prince: 1999

The Time: 777-9311

Trouble Funk: Let’s Get Hot

Money Mark: Push the Button

Macy Gray: I Try

Galactic/Irma Thomas: Heart of Steel

D’Angelo: Till It’s Done (Tutu)

Lauryn Hill/D’Angelo: Nothing Even Matters

Chuck Brown: People Make the World Go Round

Roy Ayers: Boogie Down

Q-Tip: Barely in Love

Gramatik: Loungin’

 

#7 [Aired 10-08-21, 10-10-21]

Sharon Jones: I’m Not Gonna Cry

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: Express Yourself

James Brown: I Got You (I Feel Good)

Sly & The Family Stone: (You Caught Me) Smilin’

Prince: U Got the Look

Terence Trent D’Arby: Wishing Well

The Brand New Heavies: Have a Good Time

Erykah Badu: Apple Tree

Mos Def: Umi Says

Alabama Shakes: Sound & Color

Gramatik: Shaft Funk

Soul II Soul: Jazzie’s Groove

Thievery Corporation: Lebanese Blonde

Material: Mantra

 

#6 (Memphis) [Aired 10-01-21, 10-03-21]

Booker T. & The MG’s: Home Grown

Al Green: Here I Am (Come and Take Me)

Eddie Floyd: Knock on Wood

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Linda Lyndell: What a Man

Booker T. & The MG’s: Green Onions

The Bar-Kays: Soul Finger

Carla Thomas: B-A-B-Y

The Staple Singers: If You’re Ready (Come Go with Me)

Isaac Hayes: Never Can Say Goodbye

Otis Clay: Trying to Live My Life Without You

Booker T. & The MG’s: Time Is Tight

Ann Peebles: I Can’t Stand the Rain

George Jackson: Aretha Sing One for Me

Aretha Franklin: Spirit in the Dark

Johnnie Taylor: Jody’s Got Your Girl and Gone

Otis Redding: Mr. Pitiful

Willie Mitchell: 20-75

 

#5 [Aired 09-24-21, 09-26-21]

Curtis Mayfield: Superfly

Prince: Baltimore

Kool & the Gang: Jungle Boogie

Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Parliament: Do That Stuff (Live)

Chic: I Want Your Love (Live)

Sade: Smooth Operator (Live)

Shuggie Otis: Not Available

Clinton: People Power in the Disco Hour

The Avalanches: Radio

J Dilla: Workinonit

D’Angelo & The Vanguard: Sugah Daddy

 

#4 [Aired 09-17-21, 09-19-21]

James Brown: Make It Funky

Fred Wesley & The JB’s: Doing It to Death

Sly & the Family Stone: I Want to Take You Higher

The Isley Brothers: It’s Your Thing

Average White Band: Pick Up the Pieces

The Jacksons: Enjoy Yourself

Labelle: Lady Marmalade

Stevie Wonder: Boogie on Reggae Woman

Mavis Staples: Eyes on the Prize

Lauryn Hill: Everything Is Everything

Platinum Pied Pipers: After the Worries

King Curtis: Whole Lotta Love

 

#3 [Aired 09-10-21, 09-12-21]

Aretha Franklin: Baby I Love You

Prince: I Wanna Be Your Lover

The Emotions: Best of My Love

D’Angelo: Feel Like Makin’ Love

Earth, Wind & Fire: September

War: Summer

Sly & The Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime

Donna Summer: I Feel Love

BYOB: Distances

Erykah Badu: 20 Feet Tall

Solange: Cranes in the Sky

Thundercat: Show You the Way

Me’Shell Ndegeocello: Loyalty

#2 [Aired 09-03-21, 09-05-21]

Macy Gray: Why Didn’t You Call Me

Al Green: Call Me

Syl Johnson: Take Me to the River

The Staple Singers: I’ll Take You There

Sharon Jones: How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?

Brothers Johnson: Strawberry Letter 23

Brothers Johnson: I’ll Be Good to You

Rufus & Chaka Khan: Tell Me Something Good

Ohio Players: Love Rollercoaster

Rare Essence: Lock It

Roy Ayers & Fela: Black Family

The Budos Band: Up from the South

#1 [Aired 08-27-21, 08-29-21]

Parliament: Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)

Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation

The Dap-Kings: Nervous Like Me

Chic: Good Times

Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground

Prince: Kiss

Shuggie Otis: Strawberry Letter 23

Shuggie Otis: Happy House

Marvin Gaye: Got to Give It Up

Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers: We the People

D’Angelo: Chicken Grease

Black Star: Astronomy (8th Light)

Earth, Wind & Fire: Shining Star

 

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