Nearly sorted!
Thanks for stopping the Science of Soul, as of September 12th 2015 the Science of Soul will have a new UK home for FM listeners, and for the first time will be available on DAB (Digital Audio Broadcast), all this due to 102.5 The Bridge merging with Black Country Community Radio. The new station will simply called Black Country Radio. Plans are at an advanced stage to move operations to new state of the art studios, so it looks like exciting times ahead and I am pleased they have chosen to retain The Science of Soul.

PC's in control this week
Apologies to those who tried to contact me during this weeks show as I had to pre-record it due to me being away for the weekend, It will all be back to normal next week. Quite a bit of new music this week including a young man from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mr Jimmy Allgood, his new single is causing quite a stir in the states were several stations have it in rotation "Moving On" is from his debut album "She Can Have It" you pick up the download from all the usual spots including iTunes and Amazon, etc. Also look out for Teedra Moses & Anthony Hamilton a great duet from Teedra's current set.
Enough chat on with the music....

Playlist for Sunday 30-08-2015
Hour One
Earth Wind & Fire - The Way Of The World
Kem - Do What You Gotta Do
Tad Robinson - Night Watch
Barbara Mason - I Don't Wanna Lose You
Phil Fearon & Galaxy - Fantasy Real
Jimmy Allgood - Moving On
Lamar Thomas - I Love You Lady
Amber Allen - Hooked
Cardell - What Is Love
The Ebonys - One Thing On My Mind
Love Committee - Put It In The Back Of Your Mind
Stephanie McDee - I'm Leaving You

Hour Two
Ty Causey - Just Another Love Affair
Tanya Holt - Forever No More
Glass House - You Ain't Livin' Till Your Lovin'
Enchantment - It's You That I Need
Teedra Moses ft Anthony Hamilton - That One
J Barnes Remington - What About That
Jackson Five - Touch
Kim Waters ft Eric Roberson - Laying Beside Me
The Four Tops - It's The Way Nature Planned It
Marwan Soulflow - Take You Home
Al Green - You Ought To Be With Me
The Temptations - My Love Is True

This weeks video recommendation:-

For those who know Jamaica, NY, here's the story of the making of Jamaica Funk, and of the fertile musical breeding ground that produced so many of "the cats!" (Like the video? Please like my page, thanks.)
Posted by Tom Browne on Tuesday, 3 March 2015



Charles Davis
First off, let me say thanks to everyone for there kind words about last weeks unplanned Old School Special, I'm glad you enjoyed it, lol. This week I have a lot of the new music I'd planned for last week including; Tony Tatum and Ves, (who are completely new names to me), plus the latest releases from Jae B, Jeffree Charles and a man who is somewhat a quiet legend having sung with Damon Harris The Miracles and countless other Detroit acts, that's Mr Tee Turner.  Tee is stepping out front with his new single "Friends" that's a very nice mid tempo groove quality vocals just everything you would expect from a man of his experience. I do think you'll enjoy it as much as I have. New music from the legendary Bobby Taylor ..... yes I did say BOBBY TAYLOR, Bobby has cut a version of The Temptation's classic "Soul to Soul" and it was recorded - in of all places - China! .... Its a Science of Soul firs,t a Chinese Soul record, lol ... only Bobby Taylor could do this, he is truly one the most amazing men I have ever met, sooooooo many memories.

Tee Turner
My Brother from another Mother, Charles Davis, has to endure hip replacement surgery this coming week, after spending over 30 years with The Contours. Charles decided to concentrate on his solo work and performing with The Shades of Blue all over the States. I am sure this will only slow him down for a minute. Charles and his lovely wife Rose are family to me, and we go back longer than either of us care to remember, so please keep him in your thoughts and prayers this coming week.

Music time .... enjoy!

Sunday Playlist; 23-08-2015

Hour One
Jae B.
Stan Mosley - Kiss & Tell
Jae B The Soulman - Mr Do Right
Willie Hutch - Just Another Day
Ves - Sunshine
Tee Turner - Friends
Maxwell - Till The Cops Come Knocking
Norman Connors ft. Prince Phillip Mitchell - Once I Have Been There
Jeffree Charles - We Can Roll
The Floaters - I Am So Glad I Took My Time
Joe Leavy & Derek Allen - Standing In Shadows
K C & The Sunshine Band - I Get Lifted
G Era - Loving You

Bobby Taylor

Hour Two
Leon Ware - In Our Garden
Sheba Potts Wright - I Can Give It Like A Woman
Uvee Hayes - In My Eyes
Tony Tatum - I Need A Woman
Bobby Taylor - Soul To Soul
The Ebonys - Mr Me & Mrs You
Theo Peoples - Life's To Short
The Manhattans - Goodbye Is The Saddest Word
Joe Simon - Are We Breaking Up
Heatwave - Where Did I Go Wrong



Science of Soul time once again I was feeling kind of retro when I put this show together as you will see from the playlist, but do listen out for a new single from Connie G, entitled "Put It In Your Life" and some more new music from Adrena and Soul Junction's label have come up with another winner with G-Era called "Making Love", that's a nice slice of sweet Detroit Soul.

Gospel touch this week belongs to Reverend Clinton Colemen that's called "Write Up To Heaven,"  it's been lifted from his Album "Better Get Justified," he's based in Las Vegas and is the cousin of Prince Phillip Mitchell so he comes from good stock.

Great to see Tower of Power will be in London in November I feel a trip coming on ... more about that nearer the time though. Now it's music time enjoy and tell a friend.

S-O-S Playlist 16th August 2015

Hour One
Tower Of Power - Could Have Done It Better
Average White Band - For You For Love
Al Green - Full Of Fire
Ali Ollie Woodson - Drama In The Bedroom
Connie G - Put It In Ya Life
G-Era - Making Love
Saun & Starr - Dear Mr Teddy
Adrena - Right Here
EJ Johnson - Baby Don't Give Up
Mr Chenier - The Night Gave It To Me
Rev Clint Coleman - Write Up To Heaven

Hour Two
The Temptations - Heavenly
The Dramatics - Thank You For Your Love
Johnny Bristol - She Came Into My Life
Marvin Gaye - Where Are We Going (remix)
New Birth - Wildflower
Eddie Kendricks - Can't Help What I Am
Isaac Hayes - Storm Is Over
James Brown - Hell
Jerry Butler - Suite For The Single Girl
Perry & Sanlin - Since You Came Into My Life
Ronnie McNeir - Letter From A Fool

Release Date: Monday August 24th 2015

‘G’ Era is the current name of the group formerly known as Bernard Gibson & Liv-N-Proof. The origins of the group began in early 1974 with Bernard Gibson along with his brothers Arthur, Willie and their brother in law Anthony Pilgrim who together with Lucien Thompson formed the group, The Expo’s, who recorded a solitary 45 entitled “Your Best Friend And Me” for the tiny Stall label . Extending their name to ‘The Exportations” they went on to record the acclaimed album for the United Artists label “Meet The Exportations” which the successful lead 45 “Strange Sensations” was taken from.

As the Exportations they would go on to record two desirable 45’s for the local Detroit label Vir-ro “I Want You/Find Another Day” in 1980 followed a year later by “You Did It/Easy Come Easy Go” both of which went on to find favour with the UK modern soul scene and beyond. As the Exportations they also recorded the disco influenced 12” single “Party Down” in 1982. The group’s earliest use of the name Liv-N- Proof came when the recorded “You And I” for the Ju-Par label during 1977. (more at Soul Junction)

Posted by Charles Jones on Friday, 14 August 2015


Groove Association feat Georgie B

It's Science of Soul time once again and this weeks featured album comes from last year, Groove Association, I missed it back then and have just been waiting to share it with you, 3AM is the album title, I know some of you will already know it so treat the feature as a reminder of how good it is ... lol.

It's just been confirmed Prince Phillip Mitchell will be back in the UK this September so I'm looking forward to that! Mickey has made available again the interview I recorded with Elgins lead singer, the late Saundra Edwards,  that's due to demand and yes, be getting to the Sylvia Moy and Louvain Demps of the Andantes as soon as we can,  thanks go out to Mickey for all his hard work in maintaining the Science of Soul Site.

New music this week from Adrena, she's a young lady who grows in stature with each new release. I am also enjoying John Carey's "Soul Avenue" album, so I have included another track from that set. Currently raising a storm Stateside is the track: "Hell 2 Da Naw Naw" by Bishop Bullwinkle, to say its something different is an understatement, add-in the latest hit from Dee Robinson, and a new artist to me Rabbit, who's single "Love For The Ghetto" delivers a powerful message. That's it 'music time', sit back and enjoy, and please phone a friend ..

 Playlist 09-08-15 

 Hour One 
K C & The Sunshine Band - Ain't Nothing Wrong
John Carey - Soul Music
Bishop Bullwinkle - Hell 2 Da Naw Naw
Bill Withers - I'll Be With You
Jin Jin Reeves - Don't Rush A Thing
Debra Laws - Your Love
Groove Ass'n - When A Woman Falls In Love
Groove Association - Daisy
Kem - Can You Feel It
Rabbit - Love For The Ghetto
Dee Robinson - There Was A Time
Butch & Rhonda Coleman - Fallen

 Hour Two 
Harold Melvin/Bluenotes - Between You And Me
The Intruders - To Be Happy Is The Real Thing
Obrey Wilson - Daddy Please Stay Home
Jay Nemor - Smiling Faces
Groove Association - I Want You Back
Adrena - A Man Gonna Do What He Wants To Do
Twice - How Do I Tell Her
Ohio Players - My Life
Vasti Jackson - I'm Still In Love With You
The Vibrations - Forgive & Forget
Isley Brothers - Groove With You

Groove Association biography:
Georgie B (AKA George Bromfield) has been singing, entertaining, writing and producing within the music industry for the past 35 years, starting with the hit 80’s jazz funk band Second Image and more recently as a solo artist with the Groove Association. After leaving Second Image in the late 80's, Georgie B continued to work tirelessly within the music industry, working and sharing the stage with many distinguished artists such as Womack & Womack, Jean Carne, MAZE (featuring Frankie Beverly), Reel 2 Reel, Phil Fearon, The Weather Girls, Rod Temperton (writer of the Michael Jackson classics 'Thriller' & 'Rock With You'), Paul Weller, Shut up & Dance (co-writing & singing tracks on their ‘Black Men United’ album), Janet Kay, Carroll Thompson, Winston Reedy and many more. Plus a plethora of live and studio session gigs/performances around the globe. In April 2011, Georgie B was invited to sing (with Second Image) at the 02 Theatre in London, as part of the 30 YEAR CELEBRATION OF BRIT FUNK. This sold out concert was a 'must attend' event for the soul family placing Georgie along side other great British soul / jazz funk acts such as Incognito, Imagination (featuring Leee John), Beggar & Co/Light Of The World, Junior Giscombe, David Joseph and Central Line. More here


Carmichael Musiclover

Thanks for checking this weeks Science of Soul website, as I mentioned on last weeks show I am loving the new CD from Carmichael Musiclover "Love Souljah" so I thought this week we would dig a little deeper, I think you will enjoy. Talking of great new albums I have just received the latest set from John Carey "Soul Avenue", wow this man keeps busy, having just released his wife Gina's new album "Can You Dig It", they are riding pretty high right now, included "Old School" from the album and rest assured more will follow.

Hot off the press to with music from; Winfree, Frank McKinney and Jill Scott. Folks are raving about Jill's new album but after several plays I am not sure !! what I am sure about though is I am looking forward to the upcoming album from a new artist to me, Chan T, it's almost completed "Love & Other Drugs" is the title and we preview two tracks on this weeks show. Listen out for the great new remix of Lenny Williams' current hit "Hooked On You" very very nice mixed by Nigel Lowis who is doing some great work at the moment.
As most of you will be aware The Science of Soul is syndicated to Legend 107 radio in the States and it's great news that I'm hearing that station is continuing to expand with a FM licence having been granted and will be known as Legend Radio Network, well done to Melvin Jordan who tirelessly works so hard to move the station forward, I am very proud to have been part of the Legend team for quite awhile now and It will continue to be that way.

Ok here comes the good stuff it's music time sit back enjoy and remember tell a friend and share the link..

Science of Soul Playlist 2-08-2015
Hour One
Archie Bell & The Drells - Do That Thang
Frank McKinney - Hey Sexy Lady
Jill Scott - Can't Wait
Swiss Movement - The Grass Is Greener
John Carey - Old School
Jerry Butler - Giving Up On Love
Carmichael Musiclover  Do It All Over Again
Carmichael Musiclover  Love I C U
Lenny Williams - Hooked On You (Nigel Lowis Mix)
Winfree - Blink Of An Eye
Earl White Jr - Very Special Girl
George Jackson - Talking Bout The Love I Have 4U
Randy Darbonne - Can't Sleep

Hour Two
The Chi-Lites - I Just Wanna Hold You
Donna Allen - Who Are You To Judge Us
Samuel D Sanders - Make You Mine (N.Lowis Mix)
Phil Perry - Keep Me In The Dark Tonight
Love Peace & Happiness - Strip Me Naked
Carmichael Musiclover Hold It Down
Chan T - Warm Bed
Chan T - Unloved
Anita Baker - Whatever It Takes
Norman Connors ft Eleanor Mills & Phillip Mitchell - For You Everything
Towana & Total Destruction - Wear Your Natural Baby

Carmichael Musiclover
Growing up in the South, Carmichael woke up every morning to his parents playing some of the great Soul artists like Al Green and Maze and Frankie Beverly. The influence of these amazing artists has contributed to the smooth sounds and empowering lyrics that have come to be known as Carmichael's signature style, "Grown Folks Lullabies." The music industry stood up and took notice of Carmichael in 1994, with a major record deal with Manuel Seal of So So Def. His next break came in 2001 when his compilation was selected for the soundtrack for the movie Big Ain't Bad, featuring the singles "You Need a Man" and "Always." Carmichael followed that with the release of two albums, back to back; First in 2003 with the album entitled "Cool and Sexy," then in 2004 with "You Can't Break Me." Carmichael writes and produces his own songs and became recognized and sought after for his talent as a songwriter. In 2006 he was selected as a writer for The Tony Rich Project with La Face Records. Carmichael was catapulted to International recording artist status with the release of his third album, "All About Love" in 2007. He began performing across the United States and overseas in London, Italy, Japan and Germany. "All About Love" reached #8 on London's R&B charts, and #2 on the Underground RnB charts in Japan, according to Black Music Review, leading to the album's re-release in 2008. The first double CD project for Carmichael, entitled "Fantasy/Rain" was released in 2010. "Fantasy/Rain" topped the Japanese Underground R&B charts at #2, according to Black Music Review. In 2010, Carmichael was honored with the awards for Steppin' Music Artist of the Year and the People's Choice Song of the Year for "Rock It" from the "All About Love" album. Record deals, soundtracks, back to back album releases, writing, chart topping, international acclaim and award winning music all meant to Carmichael that the people were embracing his gift of music. That is the fantasy come true for the Southern kid who relentlessly pursued his dream. The latest album, "Pot of Gold,” represents the most mature and powerful offering from Carmichael MusicLover thus far, infused with the signature style listeners have come to depend on. (cdbaby)

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