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Soulguru Podcast 71 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 29th June 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Soulguru Podcast 66 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 12th January 2017
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January 12, 2017 03:43 PM PST
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I was fortunate enough to sit in for Raj Selli on his fantastic show, 'Soulfully Yours'. 2 hours of music which I featured at the prestigious Luxury Soul Weekender in Blackpool.

Hour one, best of new music over the last few months; Hour two, great songs from the 70s and 80s that were released on a 45.

Playlist to follow...

Soulguru Podcast 64 - Rod Temperton Special
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October 30, 2016 10:54 AM PDT
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Rod Temperton Special - The Re-edits, Re-activations, Re-Makes and Re-Jazzed

A 60 minute retrospective of one of the greatest songwriters of all-time, Rod Temperton. I look at the Re-edits, Re-activations, Re-Makes and Re-Jazzed.

The Re-edits
Rock With You [The Reflex Re√ision] - Michael Jackson (2013 Reflex Re√isions)
Love X Love [Koko Southport Edit] - George Benson (2010 Gamm 064)
Spirit Of The Party (Gimme The Night) - George Benson (2014 STARTIME003)

The Re-activations
Turn on the Action - Quincy Jones (1982 The Dude)
Live In Me - Rufus & Chaka Khan (1979 Masterjam)
Closer to the One That You Love - The Brothers Johnson (1980 Light Up the Night)

The Re-Makes
Somethin' Special feat. Yahzarah - Zo! (2009 ...just visiting too)
Star Of The Story - Jimmy Abney (2008 Return to Forever)
The Lady in My Life - Marc Nelson (1999 Chocolate Mood)

The Re-Jazzed
Celebrations - The Brothers Johnson (1980 Light Up the Night)
Sign Of The Times - Bob James (1981 Sign Of The Times)
Give It All Your Heart (feat Patrice Rushen) - Herbie Hancock (1982 Lite Me Up)

Something a little extra ...
In the Pocket (feat. For Real) [Non-Album Cut] - Quincy Jones (1995 You Put a Move on My Heart [CDS])

Soulguru Podcast 63 - Soulfully Yours - Solar Radio 21st July 2016
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July 23, 2016 02:33 PM PDT
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Once I again I was very honoured to sit in for Raj Selli on his Soulfully Yours Show on Thursday 21st July 2016. Hour 1 was new and upfront featuring my favourite track of the year so far by Euge Groove feat Rahsaan Patterson. The second hour I went back into time playing unreleased gems from Ada Dyer, Bryan Loren and Chaka Khan... enjoy

Hour 1 - New and Upfront

My Destiny (12inch mix) - Alton McClain & Destiny (1981 Gonna Tell The World)
Looking At Me (Feat. Gigi) - Bob Baldwin (2016 The Brazilian-American Soundtrack CD 1)
Much Love (feat Rahsaan Patterson) - Euge Groove (2016 Still Euge)
Only Love - Earth, Wind & Fire (2016 EWF Unreleased)
We're Gonna Be on Our Own - Frank McComb (2016 Soulmate: Another Love Story)
Only Human - Matt Cusson (2016 Only Human (single)
The Healing - Mike City (2016 Download)
All My People (Boogie Back Extended Remix) - Kindred The Family Soul (2016 All My People (Remixes)
Tribute To The Music - Tom Glide (2016 Download)
keep The Faith (Radio Edit) - Ryle Feat Kenny Thomas (2016 Sundae Soul 024)
Stranger (Back To the Future Mix) - Miss Farina (2016 Stranger (Remixes)
Another Weekend (T-Groove Single Remix) - Peo (2016 Sundae Soul 024)
It's So Easy - Phonte & Eric Roberson (2016 It's So Easy - Single)

Hour 2 - Back in time...

You will have to listen to get the playlist... see the photo to get an idea of some of the tracks I featured...

Soulguru Podcast 60 - Prince Special
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May 25, 2016 11:56 AM PDT
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Here is my tribute to the 'Purple One' - 3 hours of non-stop PRINCE - lovingly segued together. It features the hits, the album tracks, the b-sides, the side-projects, the live experience, the rehearsals, the demos and the damn well brilliant sound of PRINCE! I loved piecing this together, featuring tracks from all aspects of his glorious career spanning 1978-2014. I have tried to feature 'all of his purple life' so click-it, download-it and share-it! RIP Prince Rogers Nelson 1958-2016.

Erotic City (Rehearsal 1987)
Extra Lovable (Demo 1981)
Gotta Stop (Messin About) (B-side 1980)
I Wanna Be Your Lover (Rehearsal 1987)
Moonbeam Levels (Demo 1982)
Head (Dirty Mind 1980)
Do Me Baby (Controversy 1981)
Nasty Girl (Vanity 6 1982)
17 Days (B-Side 1984)
Pop Life (Live 1985)
The Screams of Passion (The Family - Extended 12" 1985)
She's Always In My Hair (B-side 1985)
Mountains (Extended 12 1986)
Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (Sign O The Times 1987)
Sexual Suicide (Crystal Ball 1987)
Cindy C (Black Album 1987)
Good Love (Crystal Ball 1987)
Anna Stesia (Lovesexy 1988)
I Wish U Heaven (Lovesexy 1988)
Lemon Crush (Batman 1989)
Thunder (Diamonds and Pearls 1991)
Love 2 The 9s (Symbol 1992)
I Hate U (Gold Experience 1995)
Saviour (Emancipation 1996)
Pink Cashmere (Hits B-Sides 1993)
A Million Days (Musicology 2004)
Call My Name (Musicology 2004)
The Dance (3121 2006)
The Song Of The Heart (Happy Feet)
Extraloveable (Download 2008)
Sticky Like Glue (20Ten 2010)
BREAKFAST CAN WAIT (Age Official Age 2014)
Joy In Repetition (One Night Alone The Aftershow 2002)
Last Heart (Crystal Ball 1987)
Sometimes It Snows In April (Parade 1986)

Soulguru Podcast 58 - Earth, Wind & Fire Special
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February 13, 2016 12:48 AM PST
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Welcome to Podcast 58 - and this week we are celebrating the late great Maurice white with a slightly different selection of songs which are very special to me. Features a selection of productions during his time with Earth, Wind & Fire.

Left Field EWF Gems

Diana - Earth, Wind & Fire (1979 I Am)
Sunshine - Earth, Wind & Fire (1976 Gratitude)
Song In My Heart - Earth, Wind & Fire (1980 Faces)

2-Step Earth Wind & Fire magic

My Love - Earth, Wind & Fire (1981 Raise!)
Turn It Into Something Good - Earth, Wind & Fire (1980 Face)
Side by Side - Earth, Wind & Fire (1983 Powerlight)

Skip Scarborough meets EWF
Can't Hide Love - Earth, Wind & Fire (1976 Gratitude)
Earth, Wind and Fire - Earth, Wind & Fire (1976 Spirit)
Love Music - Earth, Wind & Fire (1978 The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1)

Who else did he produce / write for ... here are a few.

Sun Goddess (7" edit) - Ramsey Lewis & Earth, Wind & Fire (1974 Columbia 7")
How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away Deniece Williams (1976 This Is Niecy)
Blessed - The Emotions (1977 Rejoice)

A Little Something Extra...

In The Stone • The Reflex Re√ision - The Reflex 2014 Million Sellers Vol.2

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