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Playlists with tracks by Rare Pleasure

Wednesday 24th February 2021
07:00
Lauren Laverne
Social Recall
32 / 39 Tracks
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We take a listener back to an important time in their life through music in Social Recall.

Franz Ferdinand Do You Want To
Marlena Shaw California Soul
The Four Seasons The Night
Friends I'm His Girl
Al Wilson The Snake
Primal Scream Don't Fight It Feel It
Squeeze Up The Junction
John Grant Glacier
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand The Rain
Dobie Gray Out On The Floor
Cass Elliot Make Your Own Kind Of Music
Garbage Queer
The Stranglers Hanging Around
Chic Chic Cheer
The Spencer Davis Group I'm A Man
Vampire Weekend A-Punk
Radiohead Burn The Witch
Glass Animals Gooey
Ibibio Sound Machine The Talking Fish
Francis Lung Bad Hair Day
Maxďmo Park All Of Me
Mogwai Ritchie Sacramento
Anchorsong Tunis Dream
Valerie June Stay
Rare Pleasure Superfine Feeling (Ashley Beedle's NSW Rejig)
Another New Thing Probe The Action Membrane
Hamish Hawk Caterpillar
Samantha Crain Bloomsday
Whitey People
shame Nigel Hitter
Yard Act Dark Days
Sofia Kourtesis La Perla
Clara La San Saku (feat. Clara La San)
LCD Soundsystem tonite
Songhoy Blues Bon Bon (Mike Lindsay Remix)
Sports The Look
Fimber Bravo Hiyah Man
Martha Skye Murphy Narrator
Saturday 20th February 2021
09:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
DJ Tron Trunk of Funk
22 / 37 Tracks
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Producer and remixer DJ Tron, takes care of The Trunk of Funk mix.

The Flirtations Nothing But A Heartache
Smokey Robinson Being With You
Bo Diddley Road Runner
The Meters Chicken Strut
JJ Grey & Mofro On Fire
Smokey Robinson Mickey's Monkey
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Chic Good Times
Otis Redding Chain Gang
The Meters Same Old Thing
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
James Brown Funky Drummer
Cymande The Message
The Meters Handclapping Song
The Enchanters Right Track
The Brothers Johnson Stomp!
Freddie Scott (You) Got What I Need
Barbara Dane I'm On My Way
Atlantic Starr Stand Up
The Hawkmen Hawkmen Stomp
Delfonic & Kapote Pants Rejam
New York Port Authority I Got It
Finishing Touch Second Best (Is Never Enough) (A Mike Maurro Remix (EDIT)
Adrian Dell & The D-Lites Miss Aranivah
Philly Devotions Hurt So Bad (Dimitri From Paris Super Disco Blend)
Alice Armstrong Camden Starling (feat. Alice Armstrong)
Gloria Jones Heartbeat
Princess Shaw Snakebites (feat. Princess Shaw)
The Wild Tchoupitoulas Indians Here Dey Come
Herbie Hancock Wiggle-Waggle
BANTU Animal Carnival
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra Sesame Street
Bazuka Dynomite (SLY edit)
Joe Bataan Sadie (FunkBro Mestizo Rework)
Junior Wells That'll Hold Me
Madeline Bell Picture Me Gone
Wednesday 8th July 2020
09:00
Sara Cox
08/07/2020
30 / 38 Tracks
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Sara gets you home with plenty of giggles and some fab music.

Britney Spears Baby One More Time
Huey Lewis and the News The Power Of Love
Tears for Fears Mad World
Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You
Ronan Keating Life Is A Rollercoaster
Baccara Yes Sir, I Can Boogie
The Police De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
Johnny Hates Jazz Shattered Dreams
Dodgy Good Enough
Blancmange Living on the Ceiling
Urban Cookie Collective The Key, The Secret
The Beloved Sweet Harmony
The Gap Band Oops Up Side Your Head
Nomad I Wanna Give You Devotion
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Pandora's Box
Primal Scream Rocks
Rozalla Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Farm All Together Now
Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper
Paul Weller Village
Amy Winehouse Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)
The Killers My Own Soul's Warning
Justin Bieber Despacito (Remix) (feat. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber)
Kylie Minogue Dancing
RAYE Secrets
Lewis Capaldi Someone You Loved
Richard Burton Thunder Child
Melanie C Blame It On Me
Dermot Kennedy Giants
Nile Rodgers Nothing Left But Family (feat. Nile Rodgers)
Harry Styles Watermelon Sugar
P!nk A Million Dreams
The Communards There's More to Love Than Boy Meets Girl
Paloma Faith Mistakes (feat. Paloma Faith)
Saturday 9th November 2019
10:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
A Decade of Funk & Soul 2012
20 / 43 Tracks
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Our Decade of Funk & Soul continues as we take you back to 2012.

The 5th Dimension Feelin' Alright
Blues Brothers Soul Man
Cody ChesnuTT 'Til I Met Thee
Blue Boy Remember Me
Solomon Burke Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
Eddie Floyd Big Bird
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Rick James Super Freak
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Soul Snatchers Do You Wanna Get Down
The Exciters Movin' Too Slow
Brenda Boykin Ninety Nine N A Half
The Caroloregians Fat Is Back
The Voices of East Harlem Right On Be Free
Men of North Country Pandora
Jesse Davis Gonna Hang On In There Girl
Scrimshire Grandma's Hands
Martha High And Speedometer No More Heartaches
The Pepper Pots Don't Mess Up A Good Thing (feat. The Pepper Pots)
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Fire (Mr Scruff Remix)
Roy Ayers Ubiquity If You Wanna See The Sunshine
The Pimps of Joytime Janxta Funk!
Freedom Affair Rise Up
Jill Scott Still Lovely (Nirobi Edit)
Fantasy Funk Band Express Yourself (With Magic Numbers)
Luana Love, Peace, and Unity (feat. Luana)
Jocelyn Brown Happiness Train (Miss Marple Edit) (feat. Jocelyn Brown)
Reunion When The Well Runs Dry
Sonic Funk Foundry Corazon (Cajon Rework)
Quantic and Alice Russell with the Combo Barbaro Look Around The Corner
Sono Rhizmo Do Your Stuff
Francine McGee Delerium
King Curtis Get Ready
The New Mastersounds Way Out West
Suonho Mas Que Nada (Suonho Shuffle Rhythm Renumber)
Tommy Hunt The Work Song
Fantasy Funk Band Move On Up (With John Turrell on vocals)
The Sims Twins I've Got To Win Your Love (For Me)
Monophonics Chances
George Benson You Can't Catch Me
Eddie Floyd Raise Your Hand (feat. Booker T, Steve Cropper & Eddie Floyd)
Kylie Auldist You're All Show (Smoove Remix) (feat. Kylie Auldist)
Roy Ellis You Can't Leave Now
Monday 8th April 2019
11:00
Trevor Nelson's Rhythm Nation
08/04/2019
21 / 27 Tracks
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Soul, R&B, Funk, Disco and everything in between.

Erick Sermon Music
Brian Jackson The Bottle
Common Faithful
M.I.A. Paper Planes
Blackstreet Don't Leave Me
City High What Would You Do
Adina Howard Freak Like Me
Bobby Byrd I Know You Got Soul
Candi Staton You Got The Love (feat. Candi Staton)
Sly & the Family Stone Everyday People
Tom Browne Funkin' For Jamaica
The Staple Singers Respect Yourself
The Pips Bourgie Bourgie
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
CeCe Peniston We Got A Love Thang
Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge
Kanye West Supernova (feat. Kanye West)
Alicia Keys In Common
Billy Ocean When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Candi Staton You Got The Love (1986 Original)
Amber Mark Mixer
Ashford & Simpson Love Don't Always Make It Right
Heather Wildman Let's Groove
Biti Shine On
Hi-Tension There's A Reason
Izzy Chase It Should have Been You (feat. Izzy Chase)
Kelly Rowland Crown
Tuesday 24th April 2018
20:00
Radio 2 Playlists
Radio 2 Playlist: Wednesday Workout
12 / 14 Tracks
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Limber up with Penny Smith and tracks from Tavares, John Newman and Armand Van Helden.

Culture Beat Mr Vain
Madonna Sorry
Eddie Murphy Party All The Time
Duane Harden You Don't Know Me (feat. Duane Harden)
Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
Geri Halliwell Bag It Up
The Jackson 5 Can You Feel It
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
KC and The Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
Agnetha Fältskog Dance Your Pain Away
Alice Merton No Roots
The Emotions Boogie Wonderland (feat. The Emotions)
Craig David Magic
John Newman Fire In Me
Saturday 17th February 2018
14:00
Ana Matronic's Disco Devotion
Katie Puckrik sits in
19 / 21 Tracks
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Katie plays disco hits and rarities. There's also a new game to play - Instant Replay!

Cheryl Lynn Got To Be Real
Cassius Cassius 99
Billy Ocean Red Light Spells Danger
Odyssey Use It Up & Wear It Out
Chic Soup For One
Earth, Wind & Fire Saturday Nite
Michael Jackson We're Almost There
Liquid Gold Dance Yourself Dizzy
KC and The Sunshine Band Give It Up
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Gino Soccio Try It Out
Evelyn Thomas High Energy
Heatwave The Groove Line
Modjo Lady (Hear Me Tonight)
Patrick Hernandez Born To Be Alive
Hamilton Bohannon Let's Start The Dance
Juliet Roberts Needin' U
Brainstorm Hot For You
Donna Summer (If It) Hurts Just A Little
Nona Hendryx Bustin' Out
Olivia Newton‐John Physical
Saturday 11th February 2017
18:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Eddie Piller sits in
25 / 38 Tracks
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Eddie Piller sits in for Craig Charles to take care of the funk and soul show.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Flipside
Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Luke Cage
Bettye LaVette Season Of Change
Grace Love & The True Loves Fire
Jocelyn Brown Ain't No Mountain High Enough (Larry Levan Mix)
Soul Scratch Be Kind
Funkadelic Can't Shake It Loose
Sonny Knight & The Lakers Stronger In The End
The Modulations Can't Fight Your Love
Monty & The Cyclones Summertime
Fruit Life Is A Challenge
Jimmy Sabater Times Are Changin'
Ramsey Lewis Wade In The Water
Leroy Hutson Lucky Fellow
The Meters Just Kissed My Baby
Donny Hathaway Back Together Again
Marvin Gaye Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
King Curtis Memphis Soul Stew (Live)
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Donny Hathaway I Believe To My Soul
David Ruffin Rainy Night in Georgia
Gene Harris Higga Boom
Norman Connors Once I've Been There
Galliano Frederic Lies Still
The Mighty Typhoons One More Chance
Marboo What About Love (Tony Gioe Remix)
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Your Kind Of Love' (Stereo mix)
New Street Adventure Hard Living (No Easy Way Out)
Alice Clark You Hit Me (Right Where It Hurt Me)
Gil Scott‐Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Aretha Franklin It Only Happens (When I Look At You)
Otis Clay Here I Am Baby (Live)
The Minits Still A Part Of Me
Pilgrim Outlets I Just Want To Testify
Candi Staton I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than A Young Man's Fool)
The Voices of East Harlem Cashin' In
Reuben Wilson And The Cost Of Living Got to Get Your Own
Ronnie McNeir Funky Situation
Saturday 4th February 2017
22:00
The Craig Charles House Party
Mica Paris sits in
21 / 27 Tracks
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Mica Paris provides your ultimate Saturday party playlist with fab funk and soul tunes.

Willie "Beaver" Hale Groove On
Mascara Golden Years
Harris & Orr Spread Love
Shannon Let The Music Play
Freda Payne Band Of Gold
Al Green Let's Stay Together
Arrested Development People Everyday
Tammi Terrell California Soul
The Three Degrees The Sound Of Philadelphia (T.S.O.P.)
Tenor Saw Ring the Alarm
Barry White Don't Make Me Wait Too Long
Bobby Womack It's All Over Now
“Brother” Jack McDuff Hot Barbecue
N.W.A Express Yourself
Sly & The Family Stone I Want To Take You Higher
The Temptations Law Of The Land
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Ashford & Simpson It Seems To Hang On
Double Exposure My Love Is Free
War Me And Baby Brother
Freda Payne Unhooked Generation
Frankie Nieves Work It Out
South Bronx The Bottom Line
Linda Williams Elevate Your Mind
Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers Got Myself A Good Man
Ramsey & Co. Love Call
Foster Sylvers Misdemeanour
Wednesday 18th June 2014
23:00
Trevor Nelson's Soul Show
18/06/2014
11 / 13 Tracks
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Trevor plays the best in soul music, with an Album of the Week from The Dramatics.

Earth, Wind & Fire In The Stone
Tom Browne Thighs High
Plan B Love Goes Down
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Dramatics Get Up And Get Down
Robin Thicke Get Her Back
The Dramatics Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
The Dramatics In The Rain
Solid Gold Revue She's So Good
Marvin Gaye Too Busy Thinking 'bout My Baby
Young Disciples Apparently Nothin'
Viola Wills Dare To Dream (London Remix)
Avery Sunshine (Love) Won't You Try
Saturday 22nd March 2014
18:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
The Getup are in session
20 / 37 Tracks
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Craig has a session from The Getup, true heavyweights in the Hammond funk category.

Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer
RJD2 Ghostwriter
Etta James At Last
Aloe Blacc I Need A Dollar
Al Green How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?
Etta James Tell Mama
The Spinners Could It Be I?m Falling In Love
Etta James Good Rockin? Daddy
Smoove & Turrell Hard Work
Calibro 35 Vendetta
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Lack of Afro On The Road
Sister Sledge Love Don?t You Go Through No Changes On Me
Teddy Pendergrass The More I Get The More I Want
Euro Cinema Going Up
Grady Tate Moondance
Hot, Cold Sweat Meet Me At The Go Go
Jackie Wilson Didn?t I
Mel Tormé Comin' Home Baby
Rusty Bryant Lou Lou
Feb Samperi Listen Up feat. Jonnathan Molina (Stickybuds Remix)
Parliament Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On
Melvin Boyd Things Are Getting Better
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy (Danny Krivit Edit)
Johnny Angel You Got Me Jumpin? Around
Terry Callier Sign Of The Times (Belabouche Edit)
Willie Bobo Grazin? In The Grass
Charles Bradley Pot Of Love On It
Henri Pierre Noel Diskette (The Reflex Revision)
Panamŕ Long Train Running
Michael Cochrane Soul Man
Lack of Afro Making It Right (LIVE)
Parliament-Funkadelic Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On
Lack of Afro Brown Sugar (LIVE)
Funkadelica Boogaloo Foundation
Cuban Boys In the Lead
Marsha Hunt's 22 (Oh No! Not) The Beast Day
Saturday 8th September 2012
22:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
08/09/2012
13 / 20 Tracks
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Exploring the best in funk and soul.

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Don?t Leave Me This Way
Mario Biondi This Is What You Are
Parliament P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)
Cody ChesnuTT I?ve Been Life
Hot 8 Brass Band Ghost Town
Bobby Womack Harry Hippie
Maceo Parker Homeboy
The Spinners Ghetto Child
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Impressions People Get Ready
Brenda Boykin Hard Swing Travellin? Man (Smoove Remix)
Fay Hallam & The Bongolian Freefall
The Carstairs It Really Hurts Me Girl
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra Dirty Money
Marvin Gaye What?s Going On (Sam Redmore Remix)
Blood, Sweat & Tears Spinning Wheel (The Reflex Stems Re-Vision)
Ray Barretto Past Time Paradise
The Bahama Soul Club Nassau Jam (Smoove?s Funky Jam remix)
The Herbaliser Take ?Em On
Jackson Sisters I Believe In Miracles (Extended Mix)
Sunday 15th July 2012
05:00
Chris Hawkins
Jo Good sits in
27 / 32 Tracks
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Jo Good sits in for The Hawk, delivering the best in early morning tunes.

Radiohead Lotus Flower
Metronomy Everything Goes My Way
Sharon Van Etten Give Out
Passion Pit To Kingdom Come
Otis Redding Respect
Primal Scream Swastika Eyes
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Breakdown
Eels Novocaine For The Soul
The Drums Me And The Moon
Young MC Know How
The Jesus and Mary Chain Sidewalking
Jesus Jones Right Here Right Now
The Brothers Johnson Strawberry Letter 23
Garbage Stupid Girl
Nirvana Polly [Session]
Blancmange Don?t Tell Me
The Cars It's All I Can Do
The Ruts Staring At The Rude Boys
Richard Hawley Down In The Woods
Alabama Shakes Hang Loose
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Of Monsters and Men Little Talks
Microdisney Dolly
Two Wounded Birds To Be Young
Lucy Rose Lines
Paul Weller The Attic
Little Dragon Sunshine
Yeti Lane The Echo Snow
The Crookes Maybe In The Dark
Deerhunter Memory Boy [Session]
The Psychedelic Furs Pretty In Pink [Session]
Real Estate It?s Real
Wednesday 5th October 2011
23:00
Trevor Nelson's Soul Show
05/10/2011
12 / 14 Tracks
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Trevor presents a special all-request show, full of tracks chosen by his listeners.

Johnny Gill My My My
Luther Vandross Busy Body
Marvin Gaye Got To Give It Up
Jean Knight Mr. Big Stuff
Philip Bailey Children Of The Ghetto
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Shaun Escoffery Space Rider
Donna Summer I Love You
The Isley Brothers I Hear A Symphony
Al Jarreau Distracted
Jacqui Naylor Once In A Lifetime
Cherrelle Saturday Love
The Undisputed Truth Move On Up
Mint Condition If Trouble Were Money
Wednesday 29th June 2011
23:00
Trevor Nelson's Soul Show
29/06/2011
9 / 12 Tracks
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Trevor's Album of the Week is Massive Attack's 1991 debut Blue Lines.

Massive Attack Unfinished Sympathy
Floetry Say Yes
Massive Attack Safe From Harm
Otis Redding Hard To Handle
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Luther Vandross You're The Sweetest One
Curtis Mayfield So In Love
Cerrone Music Of Life
Glenn Jones Stay
Beyoncé Love On Top
Jill Scott So In Love (featuring Anthony Hamilton)
Sunday 27th February 2011
20:00
6 Mix
The Disco Train with Marc Hughes
12 / 20 Tracks
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The disco train rides again as DJ Marc Hughes returns to the 6 Mix.

Lusine Two Dots
Butch No Worries
Jimmy Ross First True Love Affair
Harold Melvin Bad Luck
Cricco Castelli Life Is Changing
Carol Williams Love Is You
Deepah Ones In The Sky
The Hydraulic Dogs Shake It For Me
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
Cerrone Midnight Madness
Hi Gloss It?s Up To You
Mateo & Matos Dancin?
Rafael Cameron Boogies Gonna Get Ya
Crown Heights Affair Love Rip Off
David Hararo Spanish Lick
Stars on 45 New Day
Edwin Oosterwal Beat This
TJM I Don?t Need No Music
Funk Masters Have You Got The Time?
Saturday 22nd January 2011
19:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
22/01/2011
17 / 32 Tracks
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The best in funk and soul, plus Craig is in conversation with Millie Jackson.

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band Express Yourself
Gloria Jones Tainted Love
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Candi Staton In The Ghetto
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Perceptions Inside Outside
Millie Jackson My Man, A Sweet Man
The Bongolian The Riviera Affair
The New Mastersounds Idris
Jimmy Smith The Cat
Rabbits & Carrots Ciudad Hippie
The Supremes Where Do I Go From Here
Tony Christie Get Christie
Millie Jackson It Hurts So Good
Eddie Palmieri Bilongo
Basement Freaks Disco Life
DJ Graham B Walking Sbase
Frankie 'Loveman' Crocker Ton Of Dynamite
MustbeatCrew Crown Royal
7th Avenue Aviators You Should O Held On
Fred Wesley Homeboy
P.A. Dahan & M. Camison Pepper Drums
Anna King ?Mama?s Got A Bag Of Her Own
Gene Chandler Mr Big Shot
Beverley Ann He?s Coming Home
Jezebel Sextet Snake Oil
Rev Dr. Ruth Singletary I'm Living In This World
Bill Curtis & The Fatback Band Gooshy Sushi
Breakbeat Junkie ?Rock The Funky Beat? -Nick Pride & The Pimptones mix
Millie Jackson (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don?t Want To Be Right
Millie Jackson A Child God (It?s Hard To Believe)
The Rance Allen Group There?s Gonna Be A Showdown
Saturday 4th December 2010
19:00
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
04/12/2010
20 / 36 Tracks
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Craig Charles explores the best in funk and soul.

Al Green Take Me To The River
Clarence Carter Patches
The Qualitons Overdose
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Mel & Tim ?Keep The Faith
Rare Pleasure Let Me Down Easy
The Lafayette Afro Rock Band Darkest Light
Osaka Monaurail Soulful Strut
Los Granadians del Espacio Exterior Parker Boogie
Clarence Carter Snatching It Back
The Oldians Impressions
The Boogoos Theme De Yoyo
Dr. E Good Girl Down
Esther Williams Last Night Changed It All
Al King My Name Is Misery
Betty Barney Momma Momma
John Lee Hooker House Rent Boogie
Clarence Carter Looking For A Fox
Coke Na Na
The Lafayette Afro Rock Band Congo
Mel Wynn & The Rhythm Aces Stop Sign
Eddie Floyd ?Knock On Wood?-Live
The Lafayette Afro Rock Band Malik
Ikabe Shakedown ?Hard Steppin?
Saltwater Band (feat Geoffrey Gurrumui Yunupingu) Djilawurr
Bernard Estardy Vertigo Leitmotiv
James Brown ?Papa?s Got a Brand New Bag?-Big Band Version
Shawn Lee Also Sprach Zarathustra
Vudu Cafe Someday
Suzy Q I Can?t Give You More
Black Sugar Funky Ditty
Johnny Guitar Watson & Larry Williams ?Ain?t Gonna Move
Swing Republic feat Howling Wolf Crying At Daybreak
Tammi Terrell ?Come On And See Me?-Live
Magnum Witchdoctor?s Brew
The Gypsies Diamonds Rubies, Gold And Fame