Playlists with tracks by Brooklyn Funk Essentials

Sunday 4th April 2021
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Build A Musical Town
22 / 26 Tracks
Songs about roads, places and buildings this week.

First Aid Kit Cedar Lane
Bobbie Gentry Ode to Billie Joe
Richard Hawley Coles Corner
Talking Heads Cities
Bloc Party Waiting For The 7.18
PJ Harvey The Garden
Suede By The Sea
The Clash Lost In The Supermarket
The Charlatans Sproston Green
Squarepusher Beep Street
Underworld Ring Road
Bobby Womack Across 110th Street
Saint Etienne Finisterre
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking
The Sabres of Paradise Chapel Street Market 9am
Lorde Tennis Court
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Jubilee Street
Franz Ferdinand Right Action
The Jam The Planner's Dream Goes Wrong
The Revolution Paisley Park
Arlo Parks Caroline
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Take The L Train (To Brooklyn)
Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner (feat. Suzanne Vega)
Tanya Donelly Christopher Street
Kae Tempest Lionmouth Door Knocker
Saturday 4th January 2020
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Exclusive 2020 Funk & Soul Releases
12 / 37 Tracks
Craig checks out the new releases coming out in 2020, with a bag full of exclusives.

Parliament Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)
James Carr Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
Bobby McFerrin Dance With Me
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Lonnie Liston Smith Expansions
Kool & The Gang Funky Stuff
Major Lance You Don't Want Me No More
United Future Organization Loud Minority
Sister Sledge He's The Greatest Dancer (Sam Redmore's Tropical Disco Mix)
Ella Fitzgerald Get Ready (Soul Flip Edit)
Lenny Williams Running (Pimpin Willie Ultramix)
The Faithful Brothers Dance My Hurt Away
Fantasy Funk Band Move On Up (With John Turrell on vocals)
Anthony David Kissing My Love
The Hawkmen Hawkmen Stomp
India Runaway (feat. India)
Luana Love, Peace, and Unity (feat. Luana)
The Owl Moonshine Funk
Jahdan Blakkamoore Livin' Your Dream (Bosq Remix) (feat. Jahdan Blakkamoore)
Brooklyn Funk Essentials The Creator Has A Masterplan
Chic I Want Your Love (Pete Le Freq Refreq)
Vanessa Jamie We Gave Up Too Soon (feat. Vanessa Jamie)
Júníus Meyvant Neon Experience
Mako And Mr Bristow Stolen Nolan
Chuck Jackson Hand It Over
Wendy Rene Bar-B-Q (Djar One Mix)
Joseph Malik Reason To Be
Narada Michael Waldon I Shoulda Loved Ya
Crowd Company A New Direction
Jungle Fire Atómico
Del Gazeebo Barabara Don't Love Me
Samuel Jonathan Johnson You (Superfly Heavy DISCOID Mix)
Delia Renee You're Gonna Want Me Back (Joey Negro Disco Blend)
Kylie Auldist Push It Up (Grant Phabao Remix) (feat. Kylie Auldist)
Shaka Loves You Love Is True
DJ Rocca Da Lion Groove
Lamar Williams Jr. Shake It (Live) (feat. Lamar Williams Jr.)
Saturday 28th September 2019
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
J.B.?s Trunk of Funk
24 / 44 Tracks
This week our unsung heroes are The J.B.?s

The J.B.’s Doing It To Death
The J.B.’s Pass The Peas
Herbie Hancock Watermelon Man
Raphael Saadiq Radio
Etta James Good Rockin' Daddy
Grant Phabao, Carlton Livingston & The Lone Ranger A Message To You Rudy
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Skeewiff Scissors, Paper, Stone
Lyn Collins Do Your Thing
The Detroit Spinners I'll Be Around
Linda Clifford Runaway Love
Teddy Pendergrass Life Is A Circle
Millie Jackson My Heart Took A Licking (But It Kept On Ticking)
Curtis Mayfield Future Shock
Candi Staton I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than A Young Man's Fool)
The J.B.’s These Are The J.B.'s
Hollie Cook Dance In The Sunshine
Roy Ayers Get Down To The Floor (feat. Roy Ayers)
The Marvels Rocksteady (Timber Edit)
Kokolo How We Gonna Work It Out
Alex Opal How It Feels
Donald Byrd Thank You For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)
Tim Maia Sossego (Paul Older Edit)
Alexander Patton (True Love Is) In The Heart
Spanky Wilson Kissing My Love
Earth, Wind & Fire Happy Feelin' (The Reflex Revision)
Linda Jones Just Can't Live My Life
Ashton Jones Project Hard Work Dedication
Subie Coleman The Republic Of Persevere (feat. Mike Keat, The Bevvy Sisters & Subie Coleman)
Average White Band Got The Funk (RocknRolla Soundsystem Edit)
Tanika Charles Remember To Remember
Fat Larry’s Band Center City
Ballin’ Jack Found A Child (Retro Roland Riso Stone Cold Rework)
Fred Wesley and The J.B.’s J.B. Shout
Marcos Valle Olha Quem Ta Chegando
Bootsy Collins Bass-Rigged-System
Gil Scott‐Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Matata I Feel Funky' (Sonic Funk Foundry Congo Shuffle Mix)
Bootsy’s Rubber Band The Pinocchio Theory
The Dualers Only When You're Around
Gold Leader Cross Contamination
Brenda & the Tabulations A Love You Can Depend On
Minnie Gardner Reachin' (HiFi Sean & Yam Who edit) (feat. Minnie Gardner)
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Watcha Want From Me
Saturday 31st August 2019
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Funky Drummer Trunk of Funk
19 / 43 Tracks
Craig shares with you more live music recorded from this month?s Maida Vale sessions.

Aretha Franklin Rock Steady
Roy Ayers Love Will Bring Us Back Together
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand The Rain
Eddie Floyd Big Bird
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Bad Luck
Sam & Dave Soul Man
James Brown Funky Drummer
Bill Withers Kissing My Love
The Staple Singers I'll Take You There
Sister Sledge Love Don't You Go Through No Changes On Me
Clarence Carter Snatching It Back
Carol Fran Roll With The Punches
Phenomenal Handclap Band Judge Not (Ray Mang Disco Mix)
Corduroy Clockwork Man (6Music Session 20 Jul 2019)
Tower of Power Oakland Stroke
D/troit What's A Man Gotta Do
Kathy Sledge Falling Deep In Love (Joey Negro 12 Disco Blend)
DJ XS Dusk Till Dawn
KC and the Sunshine Band I'm Your Boogie Man' (Lego Classic Edit)
Sandra Phillips My Man And Me
Dr Packer Funk Of The Future
Lady Wray Come On In
Awa Timbo & Eric Brinx So High
Durand Jones & the Indications Don't You Know (Session)
Laville Easy
The Crusaders and Bill Withers Soul Shadows
Lisa Melissa Je Broie Du Noir
Brady Bunch Drummer Man
The Hawkmen Baby Tonight
Fred Wesley House Party (The Owl Rework)
Locksmith Far Beyond
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Big Apple Boogaloo (The Sir George Mix)
The Marvelettes Girls Need Love And Affection
Gil Scott‐Heron Johannesburg
The Mighty Mocambos B-Boy Suite In B-Flat Minor
Mario Biondi And The High Five Quintet This Is What You Are
Chaka Khan Like Sugar (Smoove Mix)
Herman Kelly & Life Dance To The Drummers Beat (Le Visiteur Edit)
Max Sedgley Funky Beats with Drums
Tony Joe White Soul Francisco (Dr Heinz Funkenpumpe Climate Monster Edit)
Hollie Cook Dance In The Sunshine
Saturday 4th August 2018
The Craig Charles House Party
17 / 24 Tracks
Craig Charles provides your ultimate Saturday party playlist with fab funk and soul tunes.

The Jackson 5 It's Great To Be Here
The Revolution Purple Rain
Frank Ocean Super Rich Kids
Brian Jackson The Bottle
The Sugarhill Gang Apache
Daft Punk Robot Rock
Whodini Magic's Wand
The Drifters Some Kind Of Wonderful
Breakwater Release The Beast
Pat Lundy Work Song
Freddie Scott (You) Got What I Need
Yvonne Baker You Didn't Say a Word
Rosie Gaines Closer Than Close
Idris Mohammed Could Heaven Ever Be Like This
Jungle Heavy, California
The Three Degrees TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) (feat. The Three Degrees)
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking (Extended Edited Version)
Kandace Springs Don't Need The Real Thing
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band P.I.M.P.
Kizzy Crawford Progression
Laville Easy
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Where Love Lives
Sarah Ruba (Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop / Suga (feat. Sarah Ruba)
Edwin Starr Contact (12")
Tuesday 28th June 2016
Steve Wright in the Afternoon
Craig Charles sits in
26 / 32 Tracks
Craig Charles sits in for Steve and chats to Jahmene Douglas and Warwick Davis.

Shura What's It Gonna Be
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Dance Or Die
Elton John All In The Name
Stereophonics Mr And Mrs Smith
Turin Brakes Jump Start
Bruno Mars Treasure
Mike + The Mechanics Over My Shoulder
Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues
David Bowie Starman
Queen Hammer To Fall
Santana Oye Como Va
Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again
Funkadelic One Nation Under A Groove
Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky
Doctor and the Medics Spirit In The Sky
Robert Palmer Every Kinda People
The Human League Mirror Man
Texas Halo
Go West King Of Wishful Thinking
Little Richard Get Down With It
Sandie Shaw Sympathy For The Devil
Wings Live & Let Die
Deacon Blue Fergus Sings The Blues
Beverley Knight Piece Of My Heart
Jess Glynne Don't Be So Hard On Yourself
Grace Hell Of A Girl
Chromeo TNT (feat. Chromeo)
The Common Linnets We Don't Make The Wind Blow
Jahmene Douglas Is This The Time?
Just Brothers Sliced Tomatoes BED
Madness Our House (Glastonbury, 25 June 2016)
Harriet Broken For You
Sunday 20th December 2015
Don Letts
The Don's Bass-Heavy Reggae Party Selection
17 / 34 Tracks
The Don presents a special mix of bass-heavy reggae tunes designed to nice up the party.

Bob Marley & The Wailers Could You Be Loved
Pliers Tease Me
Little Roy Lithium
Congo Natty Uk Allstars
Professa Natti Rastafari
Dubxanne Message In A Bottle
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Gabriel
Foxy Brown Fast Car
RiVA STARR feat. BOB ANDY The Care Song
Wayne Wonder Lambada (feat. Wayne Wonder)
Wayne Smith Under Me Sleng Teng
Mato Around The World Dub
Conroy Smith Dangerous
Chronixx Blaze Up The Fire (feat. Chronixx)
Dawn Penn You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)
Protoje Answer To Your Name
Chronixx Alpha & Omega
JStar No Diggity
Count Skylarkin' & Harvey K-Tel Dub of A Preacher Man
Rico Mas Que Nada (feat. Rico)
Hardly Subtle Stop Me Like This
Charlie P Don Letts' Dubplate (feat. Charlie P)
Pete Cannon Meets Ghostwriterz How We Living
Lionfire Truth & Rights (Jungle Remix)
Stylo G Call Me A Marley
Tribuman Head Up (feat. LongFingah & Tribuman)
Rodney P (Wrongtom RMX) Riddim Killer
Solo Banton Boom (feat. Solo Banton)
J-Star Rmx Hotslengdubplate
Yellowman Zunguzung (Lance Herbstrong Remix)
Harvey K-Tel Ranking In The Deep
DJ Shepdog Groove Is In The Jah Heart
Harvey K-Tel Boops Apocalypse (Remember Me)
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Little Stevie/J Dusty Smith Remix)
Sunday 18th October 2015
Don Letts
Culture Clash and Crucial Vinyl from PM Dawn
27 / 32 Tracks
The Don's selections cross time, space and genre and include a Crucial Vinyl from PM Dawn.

John Grant Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
Tom Waits In The Neighbourhood
P.M. Dawn Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Over And Over
Bob Moses Like It Or Not
The Beach Boys Caroline, No
GEoRGiA Kombine
Taj Mahal (Clara) St. Kitts Woman
Stateless Visions
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Gabriel
Sampha Without
Larry Gus Black Veil Of Fail
Hiatus Kaiyote Laputa
Vieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterlin Little Things
Strafe Set It Off
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Judy Teen
P.M. Dawn A Watchers Point Of View
Paul Weller It's Written In The Stars
Lanu feat. Megan Washington Roosevelt Blues
Louis Jordan Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Amina Neila
Matumbi I Can't Get Enough Of That Reggae Stuff
Tony Christie Walk Like A Panther (feat. Tony Christie)
The Chosen Few In The Rain
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Can't Keep Checking My Phone
Rukhsana Merrise So They Say
Alpha & Omega One Prayer
P.M. Dawn Comatose
Phillis Dylon Don't Stay Away
Michachu & The Shapes Oh Baby
Yellowman Zunguzung (Lance Herbstrong Remix)
The Tamlins Smilin' Faces Sometimes
Saturday 4th July 2015
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
25 / 37 Tracks
Craig Charles presents a 30-minute Independence Day Trunk of Funk Mix.

Stevie Wonder Superstition
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings This Land Is Your Land
James Brown Living In America
Ray Charles America The Beautiful
Parliament P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)
Zapp Computer Love
Lee Fields Standing By Your Side
The Pimps of Joytime The Jump
Brooklyn Funk Essentials Big Apple Boogaloo
Bobby Womack California Dreamin'
George Clinton Cool Joe
The Meters Talkin' 'Bout New Orleans
Toots & The Maytals Fever
Pat Lundy Work Song
Gwen Guthrie Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
The James Taylor Quartet One Way Street
Lou Donaldson Peepin'
John Handy Hard Work
Buddy Miles Memphis Train
The Coasters Love Potion No.9
Richard Marks Funky Fingers
Creative Source You Can't Hide Love
Wilbert Harrison Kansas City
Sunlightsquare Super People
Jungle by Night El Miraglo
Funkshone To The Yard Pt.1
Six Hits and a Miss M-i-s-s-i-p-p-i-s-s-i
The Diplomettes Come In my Kitchen (feat. The Diplomettes)
Kookamunga Chware Meddylie (Messing With My Head)
Bob Marley Is This Love (Remo's Acoustic Takeover)
Mario Biondi And The High Five Quintet This Is What You Are
Carl Hall Summertime
Mavis Staples Respect Yourself (Glastonbury Festival 27.06.15)
Greg Blackman Tap On The Backdoor (Renegades of Jazz Remix) (feat. Greg Blackman)
Run‐D.M.C. My Adidas
Jesse Johnson Crazay (Feat. Sly Stone)
Graham Candy The Sun (Extended Version) (feat. Graham Candy)