Ural Thomas & The Pain

Welcome to this weeks podcast, I'm aware that due to new licencing regulations in some countries it as become difficult to to tune into my live show on Sunday. Unfortunately this is beyond my control, (however some countries that are affected are still able to tune in) via the Apps  known as 'Tunein' and 'Radio Player' , there are also several stations in North America that are currently running the show on a weekly basis, among them is Legend radio Network, TeeRexx radio, Remember Then Radio, CMC Radio, ASSK Radio, so check there websites for timing schedules and the podcast will continue to be available from midday on Mondays where you can listen at your leisure 24 hours a day 7 days per week. Try this link if all fails 

Music this week includes a Feature Album from Ural Thomas & The Pain  The Right Time" the veteran soulman from Portland Oregon as delivered an amazing set, great vocals polished productions I highly recommend you check this out. The first release from Soul Junction this year is a real classic from The New Creations recorded back in 1973 it only had a very limited release . Before the group disbanded they toured extensively with boxing legend Muhammad Ali and this double header is a real treasure be sure to get it whilst you can. Other new releases come from Philly Legends Blue Magic, Versie Jean, Roi "Chip" Anthony and Washington DC based Strength & Power . Amongst our old skool gems this week check out the little known track by The O'Jays "Your'e Leaving Me," it's a real killer track. Ok enough chat sit back relax and enjoy the music..

Sunday's playlist for 13-01-2019

Hour One
Noel Pointer - Classy Lady
Teena Marie ft Rick James - I'm A ..
          ..   Sucker For Your Love
Versie Jean - Best Friends
Strength & Power - Loving You
Teddy Pendergrass - 2 am
Blue Magic - Your Love Is Magic
Ural Thomas & Pain - The Right Time
Ural Thomas & Pain - Smile
Roi "Chip" Anthony - So Good
The New Creations - The Fish
The New Creations - Elijah Knows
Bill Brandon - Can't We Just Sit Down

Hour Two
Chicago Gangsters - I Feel You When Your Gone
M J Wade - I'm Gonna Ball Baby
Ural Thomas & Pain - Gotta Say (I Love You)
Patrick Adams - Smile
The O'Jays - Your'e Leaving Me
The Fascinations - I Can't Stay Away From You
The Impressions - I Loved And I Lost
Nancy Wilson - Are We Losing Touch
Lyn Collins - How Long Can I Keep It Up
The Independents - Couldn't Hear Nobody Say
The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
Leon Heywood - This Feeling Is Rated Extra
Tyrone Davis - Heart Failure

Ural Thomas biography:-
Thomas was a singer on the rise in the mid- to late-'60s, releasing singles on UNI Records (home to Neil Diamond and Dead Moon precursor group the Lollipop Shoppe) and playing shows with Otis Redding and the Rolling Stones. But after getting run through the music industry wringer, he walked away from the business, returned to his hometown of Portland, and quietly hosted jam sessions out of his home. Enter Magee, a DJ with a deep love of vintage soul and funk, who befriended Thomas and convinced him to get back in the game. With a few years of live performances under their collective belt, Ural Thomas and the Pain finally entered the studio and solidified their frontman's return. And if you've seen the band in concert, you know precisely what you're going to get with this self-titled double LP (out on Mississippi Records): a collection of heartfelt R&B that aims to replicate the glory days of the mid-'60s when labels like Motown and Stax were at their peaks. more @ www.uralthomasandthepain.com



Welcome to the first Science of Soul for 2019, I must apologies for there being no show last week due to some health issues, but it's back to normal now. There is some new music this week from Jermaine Robbins and Mr Taylormade, two artists who I think will come even more to the for front this year, we are dipping into the current albums from Detroit Soulman Chuckola plus the legendary Will Downing who's new album "The Promise" as been very well received. Starting this weeks show is a powerful message from my Brother from another Mother Mr Stan Mosley "People We Gotta Do Better," is a sentiment we can carry into the new year. There are lots of Old Skool gems this week, in particular a couple of real classics from Baltimore sweet soul group The Whatnauts, who did much of there recording up in New Jersey under the guidance of soul music genius Mr George Kerr. OK sit back enjoy and I wish you a New Year filled with peace health and happiness and thank you for your continued support..

Science of Soul playlist January 6th 2019
Hour One

Stan Mosley - People We Gotta Do Better
The Chi Lites - Love Of My Life
Jermaine Robbins - What You Want
Chuckola - Love Yourself
Mr Taylormade - I Need Your Lovin'
T K Soul - Lookin' For A Lady
Carvin Winans - Once In A Lifetime
Will Downing - Look At Yourself In The Mirror
Al Green - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
M J Wade - Young Girl
Freddie Lowe - I'm Slowly Losing My Mind
Tavasco - Love Is Tryin' To Get A Hold On Me
The Manhattans - Get It Ready

Hour Two
Freedom Express - Dream Girl
McCalla - International Love
L R Superstars - Say Yeah
William Devaughn - Love Comes So Easy With U
Laura Lee - Since I Fell For You
Avant - Don't Take Your Love Away
Paul Laurence ft. Melodik - I Still Miss You
The Intruders - I Wanna Know Your Name
Holly Maxwell - Winter Go Away
Whatnauts - Instigating (Trouble Making Fool)
Whatnauts - I Wasn't There
Black Ivory - Don't Turn Around


No podcast today

Sorry no Blog today, Bill is unwell this week, back to normal next week hopefully.



Merry Christmas and a soulful new year and thanks to everyone who as supported The Science of Soul through out 2018, It's a real privilege to share the music I love with you. Also BIG thanks to Mickey Nold for taking care of the website and podcasts, this man does so much work for the Science of Soul it would not be possible without his expertise and all the time he devotes to it, but even more important he is a great friend. My Dear friend from Cleveland Ohio Ms Paulette Jackson as just published her latest book "The Music Through The Storm" its available via Amazon and I highly recommend you check it out. This weeks show is pretty heavy on the old skool classics and we also have a little Christmas flavour , Checkout the new Christmas track from Al Lindsey it's an instant classic . Open up the 'mince pies' pour a glass of wine sit back and enjoy.

Playlist for Sunday 23-12-2018
Hour One
The Temptations - Aiming At Your Heart
Victor Haynes - Hopping Skipping, So In Love
Carl Anderson - I'm All About Love
Bfly Lady Di - I Don't Know How You Do It
Carl Harris - What About You
Oscar Perry & The Love Generation - Come On Home To Me
The Steelers - Leave The Guns Behind
The Steelers - Ain't No Joke When It Comes To Dope
Superior Movement - Lost Affair
Uvee Hayes - Won't Be No Fool
Bobby Wade - Four Walls And A Window
Bobby Wade - Blind Over You
Joe Bataan - Unwed Mother
Curtis Mayfield - Soul Music

Hour Two
L R Superstars - I Just Can't Say It
Keith Floyd - Just Kickin' It
Tony Warren - Fool For Love
CeCe Rogers - Lonely Girl
Tara Keith & Mose Stoval - These Papers
The Dells - I Thought Of You A Little To Much
Ray Goodman & Brown - Someones Missing Your Love
Al Lindsey - Christmas Time
Ty Causey - Christmas Flow
The Dramatics - All I Want For Christmas Is My Baby
The Temptations - Everything For Christmas