Thursday, 8 March 2012

Dig Deep with Paul Thornton (Funk & Soul 45 Special) 080312

On this week's show we wade our way through a wedge of funk and soul 45s - old and new.  Expect a 7" special that joins the dots between Nina Simone, Leon Austin (a rare James Brown production), big funk covers, sweet soul sisters and breaks galore.

Paul really has dug deep this week as we gear up for the forthcoming Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club event taking place at 53 Degrees on March 24th featuring The Templebys & The Milk Live plus DJ selections from Craig Charles plus support from the Preston FM funk duo that is Holt & Thornton.  Quick links: Facebook event listing / Buy Tickets.

Highlighters - Poppin' Pop Corn (Stones Throw)
El Michels Affair - Duel Of The Iron Mic (Truth & Soul)
Detroit Sex Machines - Rap It Together (Soul Fire)
LaShawn Collins - Girl Chooses Boy (Escrow)
Barbara Acklin - I Can't Do My Thing (Wah Wah 45s)
Leon Austin - Steal Away (King)
Hamilton Bohannon - Run It Down Mr DJ. (Brunswick)
Trammps - Rubber Band (Tom Moulton mix) (Buddah)
Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel (CBS)
Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) (Tamla Motown)
Fabulous Souls - Take Me (Stones Throw)
Archie Bell & The Drells - I Could Dance All Night (Philadelpia)
Spanky Wilson - You (Fab)
Ella Hamilton Don Willis Spoon Band - I'm Gonna Fool You! (Queen Constance)
Ohio Players - Fire (Mercury)
The Soul Sounds Symphony - Jungle Boogie (Dynamite Soul)
Rene Cosy - Scrabble x 2 (Dynamite Soul)
Eddie Bo & The Soul Finders - We're Doin It (The Thang) Part 2 (Vampisoul)
The Vibrettes - Humpty Dump Part 1 (Lujon Rfecords)
The Soul Pleasers - Baby Don't Cry (Funk 45)

Mini-Mix DJ: Paul Thornton (Dig Deep / Itch)
Sarah Webster Fabio - Jujus/Alchemy Of The Blues (Tramp)
Reverend Cleatus And The Soul Saviours - Mo' Dep (Soulfly)
James Taylor Quartet - Tough Chicken (Part 1) (Record Kicks)
Electric Breaks featuring Heidi Levo - The Schnizzle (Electric Breaks)
Jimmy Sabater - Kool It (Here Comes The Fuzz) (Tico / Vampi Soul)
The Brothers - Brother Groove (Black Funk)
Jimmy Castor - It's Just Begun (Version) (Top Pop)
Locksmith - Unlock The Funk (Arista)
Marva Whitney - She's The One (King)

Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - If This Ain't Love (Don't Know What Is) (Timmion)
Nina Simone - Save Me (Jazzman)
Trevor & Lisa - Soundshake (Favourite)
Truman Thomas - 25 Miles (Stateside)
Lee Fields & The Dap Kings - Give Me A Chance (Daptone)
Myron& E with The Soul Investigators - Cold Game (Now-Again)
Blue Rhythm Combo - Get Down (Sound Way)
Monguito Santamaria - You Need Help (Fania / Vampi Soul)
Charles Sheffield - It's Your Voodo Working (Excello)
The Bamboos - Tighten Up (Kay-Dee)
The Mighty Show-Stoppers - Hippy Skippy Moon Strut (Freestyle)

Thursday 8th March 2012
No repeat
Preston FM
Listen online here or tune to 103.2fm

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