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Soulguru Podcast 75 - RSD 2018
April 19, 2018 11:43 PM PDT
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This week I have dedicated my hour showcasing all the forthcoming releases on Record Store Day 2018. I hope you enjoy!

Let Somebody Love You (Dimitri From Paris Super Disco Blend) - Keni Burke Le Edits DFP 002 2018
Everybody Disco (inc The Mighty Zaf’s 80s Edit) - Timeless Legend LV12RSD01 2018
Days Like This [DJ Spinna Remix] - Shaun Escoffery Oyster 2018
Was That All It Was (Full Length Mix) - Jean Carn Philadelphia International 1979
I'm In Love - Real People feat Navasha Daya REEL LOVE (RSD 2018) 2018
Instant Love [Long Version] - Main Ingredient RCA 1976
Sandman - The Undisputed Truth Smokin' 1979
In The Middle Of The Game (Don't Change The Play) - Betty Wright & The Roots Betty Wright: The Movie 2011
All That Surrounds - Jarrod Lawson Jarrod Lawson 2014
Be Thankful For What You Got - William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got 1974
Why Can't We Be Lovers - Holland-Dozier feat Lamont Dozier Invictus 9125 1972
Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes Expansions 1975

Soulguru Podcast 74 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 12th April 2018 - Part 2
April 12, 2018 02:52 PM PDT
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It's the battle of the 'Sophistafunk Producers' Mtume/Lucas vs Lester/Brown. Who will be the winner? You decide...

Soulguru Podcast 74 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 12th April 2018 - Part 1
April 12, 2018 02:42 PM PDT
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It's the battle of the 'Sophistafunk Producers' Mtume/Lucas vs Lester/Brown. Who will be the winner? You decide...

Soulguru Podcast 73 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 5th April 2018
April 05, 2018 03:23 PM PDT
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This week I dedicate the 2 hours entirely to all those records released only on a 45 rpm / 7 inch single over the past 40 years. I include an array of Modern and 80s Soul Gems - I hope you enjoy this special show...

Playlist to follow...

Soulguru Podcast 72
August 30, 2017 04:43 PM PDT
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I'm back after a long break ... 6 tasty new morsels are presented featuring Kim Tibbs, Incognito, James Day feat Trina Broussard, LCO feat Omar, Soulpersona's rework of D&S and finally a fabulous dancer from Ourra. I also feature 3 stunning tracks performed by the 3 Acts coming to the upcoming Luxury Soul Weekender... Enjoy!

New and Upfront

My Better Side - Kim Tibbs 2017 - Kim
It's All Divine (Boogie Back Remix) (feat Trina Broussard) - James Day 2017 - Boogie Back Remix
Until the 12th of Never (feat. Tony Momrelle)* - Incognito 2017 - The Best (2004-2017)
History (feat Omar) - Los Charly's Orchestra 2017 - Imagenes
Sparkle (Soulpersona remix) - Dimitris & Sulene 2017 - Sparkle - The Remxies
When There's No Love - Ourra 2017 - When There's No Love b/w What I'd Do

Luxury Soul Weekender - Live Acts
You Can't Have My Love - The Jones Girls 1984 - Keep It Comin'
I Can't Let This Good Thing Get Away - Linda Clifford 1978 - Let Me Be Your Woman
One Minute More - Keni Burke 1982 - Changes

West Coast Soul
Love Will Follow - Kenny Loggins 1985 - Vox Humana
All Behind Us Now - Patti Austin 1984 - Patti Austin
Love's A Heartache - Leslie Smith 1982 - Heartache

Something a little extra...
You Know How To Love Me (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix) - Phyllis Hyman 2017 - ZeddDigiCD040

Soulguru Podcast 71 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 29th June 2017
July 01, 2017 03:00 AM PDT
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This week I dedicate the 2 hours entirely to all those wonderful 'previously unreleased' or 'bonus tracks' that have sneaked out of the vaults and have been lovingly released on CD, LP or 45 over the past 20 years. I will be able to feature songs from all my heroes - songs that were never released when they were recorded but had to sit in tape cans waiting for the day when they would be unleashed! I hope you enjoy this special show...

Ill Change My Game Ft Chic - Fonzi Thornton (1982 Nile Rodgers Presents The Chic Organization Box Set Vol 1)
Diana - Earth, Wind & Fire (1979 I Am)
Reach Out - Webster Lewis (1981 Let Me Be The One)
Where Are We Going? - Marvin Gaye (1973 The Very Best of Marvin Gaye)
Woman Of The World - Marvin Gaye (1973 Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative (RSD))
Life's A Game Of Give And Take - Marvin Gaye (1979 Love Man)
I'll Keep a Light in the Window - Lamont Dozier (1975 Prophecy - Lost Sessions)
Comfort [AKA Come Live With Me, Angel] - Leon Ware (1977 Musical Massage)
Memory Of Our Love - Donny Hathaway (1973 Atco RSD 2013)
Finally Made It Home - Arnold Blair (1975 Triumph SDE 20)
Positive Forces - LeRoy Hutson (1977 Acid Jazz AJX413 45)
Buttercup - Jackson 5 (1974 I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters)
Make My Water Boil (Loving You Has Been So Wonderful) - David Ruffin (1972 The Great David Ruffin [Unreleased])
Talking About Love - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas (1971 Lost & Found--Spellbound (1962-1972))
Baby, Don't Go Yet - The Jones Girls (1978 Philadephia International ZP7 3003)
Set a Little Trap - Phyllis Hyman (1986 Forever With You)
Pretty Is As Pretty Does (Just Too Pretty For Words) - The O'Jays (1985 Together We Are One)
(If You) Move You Lose - Tower Of Power (1983 Dinosaur Tracks)
Carousel - Michael Jackson (1982 Thriller [Bonus Tracks])
Please Say Yes - Seawind (1982 Remember)
Bet I Prove - Ronnie McNeir (1976 Love's Comin' Down [Bonus Tracks])
You Got Away [2011 Mix] - Teena Marie (1976 First Class Love: Rare Tee)
Im Gonna Give You Respect - Willie Hutch (1972 Try It You'll Like It)
Love Loan - Jeffree (1980 Call It Love)
(What Are We Gonna Do About) This Mess - Darrow Fletcher (1975 Crossover Records 1975-79 Soul Sessions)
Fire Don't Burn - Diana Ross (1977 Diana - Deluxe Edition Disc 2)
One Last Memory - Dionne Warwick (1975 The Unissued Warner Bros. Masters)
Love Light - Angela Bofill (1978 Something About You [Expanded])
I Want To Fall In Love - Johnny Mathis (1981 Nile Rodgers Presents The Chic Organization Box Set Vol 1)

Soulguru Podcast 70
April 05, 2017 01:39 PM PDT
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Some lovely new music floating around this week - New music featuring the classic voice of Tawatha Agee - from Mtume! Something that came out last year but has hit me with a CHIC shaped sledge hammer this week from R&R Orchestra. SEL produced by Michele Chiavarini, a brilliant track from Audiosource, Boogie Back return to remix Will Downing and Kim Tibbs is also back with more fabulous new music. Jamiroquai are back so I have included a new track from their amazing album and 2 fabulous soulies from the last few years. I go back in time showcasing how Japan influenced the US soul market in the early 80s using the Koto. Finally, something from the recently released LeRoy Hutson sessions from 1988.

New and Upfront

Love On Hold - Aeroplane feat. Tawatha Agee (2017 Love On Hold (feat. Tawatha Agee)
Call On Me - R&R Orchestra (2016 It's Soul Time ‎– ST005)
Flowers Tears (Michele Chiavarini & DJ Spen Soul Flower Radio Edit) - SEL (2017 Flowered Tears (Remix)
Will I Ever - Audiosource (2017 Will I Ever)
Your Smile (Boogie Back Remix) - Will Downing (2017 Boogie Back Remixes)
For - Kim Tibbs (2017 Kim Tibbs)

The Soul of Jamiroquai

Summer Girl - Jamiroquai (2017 Automaton)
Smile - Jamiroquai (2011 Smile [Free Download])
Two Completely Different Things -Jamiroquai (2010 Rock Dust Light Star)

The Soul of Japan - featuring the koto

Love Light (feat Patti Austin) - Yutaka (1981 Love Light)
Say You Will (feat Rena Scott & Phil Perry) - Osamu Kitajima (1980 Arista)
Grace - Sylvia St. James (1981 Echoes & Images)

Something a little extra...

Now That I Found You - LeRoy Hutson (1988 Unreleased Boogie Tracks Vol. 1)

Soulguru Podcast 69
March 21, 2017 02:41 PM PDT
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An interesting mix of new music from Will Sessions feat Amp Fidddler, Faye B, Norman Brown feat Chante Moore, Will Wheaton, Moonchild, and Bria/Musiq. Some re-issues from Earth, Wind & Fire from AOTN. Some 90s UK remix pressure and something a little extra from 200Black. Enjoy.

New and Upfront

Lost Without You - Will Sessions and Amp Fiddler (2017 7" Single)
Moving On (DJ Soulchild Remix) - Faye B (2017 Moving On (Single)
Holding On (feat Chante Moore) - Norman Brown (2017 Let It Go)
How Do You (Single Edit) - Will Wheaton & Bridgette Bryant (2017 How Do You (Single)
Cure - Moonchild (2017 Voyager)
Okay - BriaMarie & Musiq Soulchild (2017 BriaMarie)

Back In Time - recent re-issues

Brazilian Rhyme (Extended Unreleased) - Earth, Wind & Fire (2017 AOTN 45)
Love You Out of Your Mind - Byrne & Barnes (1981 An Eye for an Eye)
You Make Living Wonderful - Hall & Floyd (2017 Family Groove EP)

Takin You Back - 90s UK Remix Pressure

Real Love (Phat Mix) - Mary J. Blige (1993 MCA - MCSX 1922 UK 12)
Fakin' The Funk (Crooklyn Dodge Mix - New Vocal) - Don-e (1993 BRX 290DJ UK Promo)
Good Girls (T.L.A.C. Remix) - Joe (1997 Good Girls [UK CDM])

Something a little extra ...

BBQ - Tatham,Mensah,Lord & Ranks (2017 2000Black 2040)

Soulguru Podcast 68
March 08, 2017 03:30 PM PST
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I am back with a stack of new music for you to enjoy - so many gems from February and March. I have also included my second tribute to Leon Ware- a track from each of his last 3 solo projects. Something a little extra from the uber talented Kaidi Tatham. Enjoy!

New and Upfront

The Night Is Calling [The Reflex Revision] - MF Robots The Night Is Calling [Remixes]
I Love You (Boogie Back Mix) - Chris Jasper I Love You (Boogie Back Remixes)
Will It Go Round in Circles (feat. Omar) - Thames River Soul Thames River Soul, Vol. 1
Morning Love (feat Caron Wheeler) - Simon Law Morning Love
This Could Be Us (feat. Glenn Lewis) - The PLAYlist Chasing Goosebumps (feat. Glenn Lewis)
Level - Stokley Single
Do Whatcha Gotta Do - Phil Perry Breathless
Good Kind Of Lovin' - Jay King Helen's Son
Show You The Way (feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins) - Thundercat Drunk

Leon Ware Tribute - the Last 3 solo projects

Step By Step - Leon Ware Expansion Soul Sauce 25
Smoovin' - Leon Ware Moon Ride
Surrender Now - Leon Ware Sigh

Something A Little Extra

Shims - Kaidi Tatham Changing Times [EP]

Soulguru Podcast 67 - Leon Ware Special
February 27, 2017 01:48 PM PST
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Sadly we have lost yet another icon - for me this is the most heartbreaking so far. Leon Ware, songwriter extraordinaire, producer of the highest acclaim and one of the most sensual soul voices of all time. He was a genius and his musical legacy will live forever.

I wish to celebrate his music in a number of segments - the classics, the sampled, Motown, the songwriter, the late 80s, the U.K. connection, the live experience, the 00s and something a little extra - an unreleased gem!

His spirit will never die. RIP Leon Ware.

The Classics

Why I Came to California - Leon Ware (1982 Leon Ware [Elektra])
Rockin' You Eternally - Leon Ware (1981 Rockin' You Eternally)
What's Your Name - Leon Ware (1979 Inside Is Love)

The Sampled

Looking Up To You - Michael Wycoff (1982 Love Conquers All)
Inside My Love - Minnie Riperton (1975 Adventures in Paradise)
Body Heat (feat Leon Ware) - Quincy Jones (1974 Body Heat)

The Motown Years

Holiday - Leon Ware (1977 Musical Massage)
Feel All My Love Inside [Extended Alternate Mix] - Marvin Gaye (1976 I Want You)
I Don't Know - Syreeta (1977 One to One)

The Songwriter

Point Of View - Rockie Robbins (1980 You & Me)
Everywhere Inside of Me - Leon Ware (1980 Take It To The Limit)
I Can Dream - Thelma Jones (1978 Thelma Jones)

The Late 80s 90s

You Make Me Want To (Love Again) - Vesta Williams (1986 Vesta)
Just Don't Make It Hurt - Krystol (1989 I Suggest U Don't Let Go)
How Deep Does It Go - Carl Anderson (1991 Pieces of a Heart)

The U.K. Connection

Easier Said Than Done - Loose Ends (1988 The Real Chuckeeboo)
Can't Get Nowhere - Omar (1994 For Pleasure)
When You Touch Me There - Hinda Hicks (1998 Hinda)

The Live Experience 2001

Why I Came To California - Leon Ware f. Carleen Anderson (Live Paradiso October 2001 Amsterdam)
Inside My Love (Two People) - Leon Ware f. Carleen Anderson (Live Paradiso October 2001 Amsterdam)
Sumthin' Sumthin' [Live] - Leon Ware (Live Paradiso October 2001 Amsterdam)

The 00s 10s

Line In The Sand (ft. Leon Ware) - Incognito (2010 Transantlantic R.P.M.)
Hold Tight (Original Mix) - Leon Ware Feat Quadron(2012 Orchids For The Sun)
Gave My Heart / It's So interlood (feat. Leon Ware) - Omar (2017 Love in Beats)

Something a little extra ...

An Unreleased Gem.

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