Wednesday, October 14, 2015

My Radio Boo broadcast (Wednesday 14 October 2015)


My Radio Boo broadcast with succesful, popular but above all favorite Soul Songs released between 1970-1975, mostly Philly sound & Motown recordings.

You can listen to the broadcast here

http://yourlisten.com/lefteris.lalos.7/my-radio-boo-broadcast-wednesday-14-october-2015


22:00 - 23:00

01. Across The 110th Street - BOBBY WOMACK & PEACE (OST Across 110th Street1972)
US # 56
The song was also included in the OST of the Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown (1997)
Lyrics

02. Love's Theme - LOVE UNLIMITED (LP In Heat1974)
The vocal version of the famous Love Unlimited Orchestra instrumental  (US # 1 in 1973).
Lyrics

03. When Will I See You Again - THE THREE DEGREES (LP The Three Degrees1973)
UK # 1, US # 2, BE # 2, NL # 3, DE # 27
Their biggest hit in Hellas is ''Woman In Love'' (1978)
Lyrics

04. My Mistake (Was To Love You) - DIANA & MARVIN (LP Diana & Marvin1973)
One of the most popular songs & music duets in Hellas.
Lyrics

05. Let's Stay Together - AL GREEN (single1971 / LP Let's Stay Together, 1972)
US # 1, UK # 7
Lyrics

06. I'll Be Around -THE SPINNERS (single1972 / LP Spinners1973)
US # 3
The song was sampled by Banderas in their song ''Too Good'' (1991)
Lyrics

07. Back Stabbers - THE O'JAYS (LP Back Stabbers1972)
US # 3, UK # 14, NL # 8
The song was sampled in Angie Stone's ''Wish I Didn't Miss You'' (2001)
Lyrics

08. Too Late To Turn Back Now - CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE (LP Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose1972)
US # 2
Lyrics

09Where Is The Love - ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY (LP Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1972)
US # 5
The song was a hit for Will Downing & Mica Paris in 1989.
Lyrics

10. Until You Come Back To Me - ARETHA FRANKLIN (single1973 / LP Let Me In Your Life, 1974)
US # 3, UK # 26
The song is a cover version of Stevie Wonder's ''Until You...'' (1967) who recorded it first but released it in his 1977 album Looking Back.
Lyrics

11. Never Can Say Goodbye - THE JACKSON 5 (LP Maybe Tomorrow1971)
The song was intented for The Supremes. It was succesfully covered by Gloria Gaynor in 1974 (US # 9, UK # 2) and also by The Communards in 1987 (UK # 4)
Lyrics

12. Show & Tell - AL WILSON (LP Show & Tell1973)
US # 1
Al scored one of the biggest soul hits in Hellas ever with his Aesop inspired song ''The Snake'' (1968)
Lyrics

13. Midnight Train To Georgia - GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (LP Imagination1973)
US # 1, UK # 10 (1976), NL # 27
The song is a cover of Jim Weatherly's ''Midnight Plane To Houston'' (1972)
Lyrics, About the song in wikipedia,

14. Everybody Plays The Fool - THE MAIN INGREDIENT (LP Bitter Sweet1972)
US # 3
The song was covered by Aaron Neville in 1991.
Lyrics

15. Les Fleur MINNIE RIPERTON (LP Come To My Garden1971)
The song became a minor hit in Hellas in its 2006 re-mix cover version titled ''Fragment Seven (Les Fleurs)'' by Kenneth Bager feat. Julee Cruise on spoken vocals. Minnie scored a US # 1 hit with her all time classic ''Lovin You'' (1975)
Lyrics

16. Be Thankful For What You Got - WILLIAM DeVAUGHN (LP Be Thankful For What You Got1974)
US # 4, UK # 31
The song was covered by Massive Attack on their debut album (1991)
Lyrics

17. The World Is A Ghetto - WAR (LP The World Is A Ghetto1972)
US # 7
Lyrics


23:00 00:00

18. Papa Was A Rolling Stone - THE TEMPTATIONS (LP All Directions1972)
US # 1, UK # 14
cover version of  the song by The Undisputed Truth (1972)

19. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - MARVIN GAYE (LP What's Going On1971)
US # 9
Lyrics

20. Supernatural Thing (Part 1) - BEN E. KING (LP Supernatural1975)
US # 5, DE # 49
The song was sampled in a minor radio hit in Hellas, the Botany 5 song ''Only One In Your Love'' (1991)
Lyrics

21The Payback (Part 1) - JAMES BROWN (LP Payback1973)
US # 26
The song was sampled by En Vogue in their song ''My Lovin''' (1992)
Lyrics

22. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - GIL SCOTT-HERON (LP Pieces Of A Man1971)
Gil had one more popular song, ''The Bottle'' a collaboration with Brian Jackson (1976)
Lyrics

23. Give Me Your Love - CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly1972)
Lambchop's cover version (1998) recieved respectable air-play in Hellenic radio stations.
Lyrics

24. Who Is He & What Is He To You - BILL WITHERS (LP Still Bill1972 / OST Jackie Brown1997)
Lyrics

25. Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - THE DRAMATICS (LP Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get1971)
US # 9. From Detroit.
Their debut album also includes their biggest hit ''In The Rain'' (US # 5), The song was covered by Hall & Oates in 2004 with vocals by John Oates.
Lyrics

26. I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More - BARRY WHITE (LP I'Ve Got So Much Love To Give1973)
US # 3, UK # 23, CA # 10, AU # 26, NL # 14
Lyrics

27. Whole Lotta Love - TINA TURNER (single1975 / LP Acid Queen, 1975)
The song was a cover of Led Zeppelin's ''Whole Lotta Love'' (1969), a song based on ''You Need Lovin'' by The Small Faces (1966) a song which also plagiarized a Willie Dixon composition, written for Muddy Waters, ''You Need Love'' (1962)
Lyrics

28. Me & Mrs. Jones - BILLY PAUL (LP 360 Degrees Of Billy Paul1972)
US # 1, UK # 12, NL # 10, BE # 15
Lyrics

29. Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse - JIMMY HELMS (single1973)
UK # 8, NL # 17
Jimmy had a local hit in Hellas as the vocalist in Topper Headon's song ''I'll Give You Everything'' (1986) and a major hit with ''I've Been Thinking About You'' (1990) as the lead singer of Londonbeat
Lyrics

30. Ike's Rap II ISAAC HAYES (LP Black Moses1971)
The song was sampled in Portishead's hit song ''Glory Box'' (1994)
Lyrics

31. Why Can't We Live Together - TIMMY THOMAS (LP Why Can't We Live Together1972)
US # 3, UK # 12, BE # 20, NL # 24, DE # 28
The song was covered by Sade on their debut album in 1984.
Lyrics

32. You Make Me Feel Brand New - THE STYLISTICS (LP Rockin' Roll Baby1973)
US # 2, UK # 2, NL # 11, BE # 29
Covered -amomg others- by Simply Red in 2002.
Lyrics



Other relevant succesful or popular soul songs NOT included in the broadcast

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - DIANA ROSS (1970)
Ain't No Sunshine - BILL WITHERS (1971)
Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - THE STYLISTICS (1975)
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love - THE SPINNERS (1973)
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me - GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (1974)
Don't Leave Me This Way - HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES (1975)
Don't Play That Song - ARETHA FRANKLIN with THE DIXIE FLYERS (1970)
Emma HOT CHOCOLATE (1974)
Family Affair - SLY & THE FAMILY STONE (1971)
Get Up (I Feel Like Being a ) Sex Machine - JAMES BROWN (1970)
Have You Seen Her - THE CHI-LITES (1971)
Hercules - AARON NEVILLE (1973)
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - AL GREEN (1971)
I Gotcha - JOE TEX (1972)
I'll Be There - THE JACKSON 5 (1970)
If You Don't Know Me By Now - HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES (1972)
If You Hold My Hand - DONNA HIGHTOWER (1973)
It's A Shame - THE SPINNERS (1970)
Just My Imagination (Running...) - THE TEMPTATIONS (1971)
Killing Me Softly With His Song - ROBERTA FLACK (1973)
Kung Fu Fighting - CARL DOUGLAS (1974)
Lean On Me - BILL WITHERS (1972)
Living For The City - STEVIE WONDER (1973)
Move On Up - CURTIS MAYFIELD (1971)
Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up - BARRY WHITE (1973)
Oh Girl - THE CHI-LITES (1972)
One Day In Your Life - MICHAEL JACKSON (1975)
Pillow Talk - SYLVIA (1973)
Rock Your Baby - GEORGE McCRAE (1974)
Smiling Faces Sometimes - THE UNDISPUTED TRUTH (1971)
Superstition - STEVIE WONDER (1972)
Tell Me Something Good - RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN (1974)
That Lady (Part 1) - THE ISLEY BROTHERS (1973)
The Boss - JAMES BROWN (1973)
The Hustle - VAN McCOY & THE SOUL CITY SYMPHONY (1975)
Theme From Mahogany - DIANA ROSS (1975)
Thin Line Between Love & Hate - THE PERSUADERS (1971)
Touch Me In The Morning - DIANA ROSS (1973)
Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love - LOVE UNLIMITED (1972)
War - EDWIN STARR (1970)
You Are Everything - DIANA & MARVIN (1973)
You Sexy Thing - HOT CHOCOLATE (1975)

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