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Welcome to the Science of Soul , It's a packed show this week as we feature the great new album from London Soulman Noel McKoy "People Make Change" I highly recommended you check it out, its a very polished set with great vocals from Noel, I hope you enjoy the tracks I have selected for this week I will be including more from the album over the coming weeks. Also on this weeks show is a great new single from Darryl Perry "Do You Right" is smooth and it's sure the raise Darryl's profile even more. I also have current music from Carmichael Musiclover, Special Formula Band, Lee Roy Ward and 2 Buck Chuck. About to be released is a compilation album from Blues man Lou Wilson thanks to my good friend Marlin Mcnichols for bringing this to my attention and putting this album together there will more details to follow. Lots of great stuff for the old school soul lovers and I pay tribute to Dells legend Charles Barksdale who sadly passed on May 15th after a long illness. May he be at peace. It's time to sit back and relax enjoy the music and please share with a friend..
Welcome to this weeks Science of Soul, I heard the sad news this week that The Dells founding member, and bass singer Charles Barksdale has passed away after a long illness. Thoughts and sincere condolences go to the family, rest assured I will not forget and The Dells, they will remain a staple of the Science Of Soul show. The Chicago Tribune memoir reproduced with permission at foot of page by Arron Cohen.
The Featured Album this week comes from my good friend Paul Richmond, "Monkey See Monkey Do" is a tribute to one of Paul's hero's Johnny Guitar Watson and it's been on Paul's to do list for quite a few years . It's available on download from CD Baby . Paul is an all round music talent one Chicago's busiest musicians and producer and over the years Paul as written some incredible songs a few of which I have also included in the show. We also have great new music from Bigg Robb, Andre Lee, Black Diamond, Jermaine Robbins and we revisit the current projects from Stan Mosley, Bobby Helmz and Miracle Thomas. The new release from Ty Hunter Jr., is being very well received and it couldn't happen to a nicer guy "I Wanna Be With You" is now available for download from all the usual places and I highly recommend you pick it up very soon. There are plenty Old Skool gems to take you back in time so relax and enjoy...
Sunday's play list for 19-05-2019 Hour One
Frankie Beverly & Maze - Lovely Inspiration
Andre Lee - I'm Better
Jermaine Robbins - Get Up
Bobby Helmz - Got A Feeling For Ya'
Stan Mosley - People We Gotta Do Better Paul Richmond - A real Mother For Ya' Paul Richmond - I Wanna Tat Ta Ya'
The Manhattans - It's Not The Same
Ronnie McNeir - Ain't It Good To Know..
.. You Got A Friend
J. Wonn - 21 Again
Ty Hunter Jr. - I Wanna Be With You
Black Diamond - Lets Get Back To Love
Welcome to this weeks Science of Soul , I am still playing catch up on some of the new releases that I would normally include in the show so this week we have the latest product from Karen Linette, Teddy B, Kiko Pryor and Earl E Shelby plus some album tracks from recent and current sets that I want you hear. Whilst on my recent Chicago visit I got a chance to catch Jeannie Holiday live, I gotta tell ya this lady is amazing live.
Holle Thee Maxwell
Also included this week is the lovely Holle Thee Maxwell another great live performer and please check out her book "Freebase ain't Free" it's a very interesting look into her life with Ike Turner and will give a perspective on Ike. For the Old Skool folks listen out for The Whispers 1972 classic "If You" from there album "Love Story" .... OK it's music time sit back enjoy and remember to share with a friend, music is a beautiful gift.
Sunday's playlist from 12th May 2019 Hour One
M C B - Bring It Back To Music
Karen Linette ft. Najee - Upside Of Love
Earl E. Shelby - Can A Woman
Milira - He Loves Me So
Holly Thee Maxwell - Only When Your Lonely
Terrell - This Groove
Richard Paradise - Try Something New
Garland Green - Plain And Simple Girl
Teddy B - I Can't Help Myself
Raymond Barton ft Yolanda Parker & Omari Jones - Together In Love
Kiko Pryor - I Should Have Known Better
Jeannie Holiday - Love Under New Management
Sharon Musgrave - Beautiful Music
Earnest Bolden - I'm Talkin' Bout Love
Durand Jones & The Indications - Walk Away
Alvin Garrett - This Hill
Blase' Michael Lizzmore - All Night Long
The Spinners - We Belong Together
The Spinners - Plain And Simple Love Song
Archie Bell & The Drells - Love Will Rain On You
The Whispers - If You
Willie Clayton - Make Up Lovin'
Regina Bell - Intimate Relations
Prince Philip Mitchell - I Taught Her Everything She Knows
Marzette Griffith - Don't Give Up On Love