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Playlist for Saturday, December 24, 2016

SOUL CIRCUIT Special Holiday Programming (Margi Hatch takes a well-deserved night off!)

Hour One – 8:00 p.m. Eastern

A Christmas Gift For You Radio Special (2009) – Click to listen!

xmasgift_mediumThe inside story behind this 1963 album featuring performances by The Ronettes, The Crystals, Darlene Love and Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans that raised the bar for pop/rock arrangements of classic holiday songs.  The All Music Guide says, “This is the Christmas album by which all later holiday releases had to be judged,” and Rolling Stone lists it as one of the best albums ever made. Includes interviews with singers Darlene Love and LaLa Brooks, musicians Nino Tempo, Don Randi and Hal Blaine. Hosted by Anthony DeCurtis.

Title       Artist     Album  Label

  • White Christmas – Darlene Love – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Frosty The Snowman – The Ronettes – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • The Bells of St. Mary – Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Santa Claus is Coming To Town – The Crystals – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Sleigh Ride – The Ronettes – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Marshmallow World – Darlene Love – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The Ronettes – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – The Crystals – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Winter Wonderland – Darlene Love – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Parade of the Wooden Solders – The Crystals – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
  • Here Comes Santa Claus – Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans – A Christmas Gift For You – SBME SPECIAL MKTS.

Hour Two – 9:00 p.m. Eastern

HOB Radio: Blue Christmas (Click to listen!)

christmasblues_mediumThe House of Blues Radio Hour is a weekly syndicated program hosted by Elwood Blues (a.k.a. Dan Aykroyd).  In this episode, Elwood roasts some chestnuts and plays Blues for Christmas.

 

 

Title       Artist     Album  Label     Year

  • Spending Christmas with the Blues – Floyd Miles and Gregg Allman – Merry Christmas – King Snake Records (1996)
  • Soul Christmas – Graham Parker feat: Nona Hendryx – Christmas Cracker – Dakota Arts (1994)
  • Rock and Roll Christmas – George Thorogood & The Destroyers – 7 Inch single –
  • EMI America (1983); also available on A Rock ‘n’ Roll Christmas – Universal Special Products (1994)
  • Jingle Bell Jamboree – Keb’ Mo’ – The Spirit Of The Holiday EP – Yolabelle International (2011); also available on Touched By An Angel The Christmas Album – Epic/550 Music/Sony Music Soundtrax (1999)
  • Really Been Good This Year – Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women – Alligator Records’ Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas – Alligator Records (2009)
  • Merry Christmas Baby – Charles Brown and Bonnie Raitt – A Very Special Christmas, Vol. 2 – A&M (1992)
  • Christmas time in the Country – Kenny Neal – The Alligator Records Christmas Collection – Alligator Records (1992)
  • Run Rudolph Run – Chuck Berry – 7 inch single – Chess Records (1958); also available on Johnny B. Goode/His Complete `50s Chess Recordings – Hip-O Select/Chess (2007); and The Essential NOW That’s What I Call Christmas – EMI Music North America / Sony BMG Music / UMG Recordings (2008)
  • Christmas Tears (Live) – Eric Clapton – A Very Special Christmas: Live From Washington D.C. – A&M (1999)
  • Blues for Christmas – John Lee Hooker – 7 inch single – Hi-Q (1961); also available on Blue Yule: Christmas Blues and R&B Classics – Rhino (1991)
  • Back Door Santa – B.B. King – A Christmas Celebration of Hope – Geffen (2001)
  • White Christmas – Otis Redding – 7 inch single – ATCO (1968); also available on Love Actually [Original Soundtrack]
  • Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’ – Albert King – 7 inch single – Stax (1974); Also available on the Stax LP: Christmas in Soulsville (2007)
  • I’ll Be Your Santa Baby – Rufus Thomas – 7 inch single – Stax (1973); Also available on the Stax LP: Christmas in Soulsville (2007)
  • Don’t Knock – Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone – Anti/Epitaph (2010); Also available on The Help (Original Soundtrack)

Hour Three – 10:00 p.m. Eastern

The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular: Santa Soul (2012) – Click to listen!

cirzan2012-santasoul-1-e1478329680332Holiday music maven Andy Cirzan visits Sound Opinions every December to share with Jim and Greg a new collection of unique tunes for the season. From the weird to the wonderful, these are not your standard Christmas carols. By day Andy runs Jam Productions in Chicago. By night he searches through record stores, dustbins and basements to find gems for Sound Opinions and his annual compilation. This edition is called Santa Soul. You’ll be treated to holiday soul comps of yesteryear. These are killer Xmas dusties from the ’60s and ’70s —tracks by well-known artists like James Brown, Marvin Gaye, and Otis Redding as well as groovy underground acts. So light up the yule log and let the soul party begin! Cheers from everyone at Sound Opinions!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year
Snowflakes Pt. 1 Betty Lloyd single Thomas Records 1969
Just a Sad Xmas The Soul Duo single Shiptown 1969
I Remember Christmas The Stridells single Curtom 1970
Snow Flake J.J. Barnes single Volt 1969
Merry Christmas Baby The Soulful Strings The Magic of Christmas Cadet Records 1968
Believers Shall Enjoy (Non Believers Shall Suffer) James Brown single King 1968
Winter Man Clarence Reid single Atlantic 1974
Christmas Gift Margie Joseph Funky Christmas Cotillion 1976
Spirit of Christmas The Meditation Singers single Checker Records 1968
Purple Snowflake Marvin Gaye The Ultimate Motown Christmas Collection Motown 2009
Christmas is Coming James Brown A Soulful Christmas King 1968
You Know It’s X-Mas James Brown A Soulful Christmas King 1968
This Christmas Donny Hathaway single Atco Records 1970
Merry Christmas Baby Otis Redding single Atlantic 1967
Presents for Christmas Solomon Burke single Atlantic 1966
Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto James Brown A Soulful Christmas King 1968
Snowflakes Pt. 2 Betty Lloyd single Thomas Records 1969

 

Playlist for Saturday, December 17, 2016

Hour One – 8:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Babs Gonzales / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz & R&B Classics / Be-Bop Santa Claus / Rhino
  • The Supremes / The Best of The Supremes, The Christmas Collection / Children’s Christmas Song / Motown
  • Johnny Mathis / Winter Wonderland / It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas / Sony BMG
  • Stevie Wonder / The Best of Stevie Wonder, The Christmas Collection / Everyone’s A Kid At Christmas Time / Motown
  • The Tams / Beach Music Classics, Vol. 2 / Tams Medley / Ripete
  • Charles Brown / Charles Brown’s Cool Christmas Blues / Merry Christmas Baby / Bullseye Blues
  • Aretha Franklin / Joy to the World / Kissin’ by the Mistletoe / Sony BMG
  • James Brown / The Best of James Brown, The Christmas Collection / Let’s Make Christmas Mean Something This Year, Parts 1&2 / Polydor
  • Bobby Helms / The Ultimate Christmas Album / Jingle Bell Rock / Collectables
  • Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas / Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! / Verve
  • The Ronettes / The Early Years 1961-62 / Recipe for Love / Rhino
  • Manhattan Transfer / The Christmas Album / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town/Santa Man (medley) / Columbia
  • The Marcels / Street Corner St. Nicks, A Doo Wop Christmas / Merry Twist-mas / Rhino
  • Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz & R&B Classics / Christmas Night In Harlem / Rhino
  • Billy Taylor / GRP Christmas Collection, Vol. 3 / Deck the Halls / GRP

Hour Two – 9:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Elvis Presley / Elvis Christmas / On A Snowy Christmas Night / RCA
  • Wynton Marsalis / Crescent City Christmas Card / Twas the Night Before Christmas / Columbia
  • Ray Charles / The Spirit of Christmas / Winter Wonderland / Rhino
  • Bon Jovi / A Very Special Christmas / Back Door Santa / A&M
  • Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women / The Alligator Records Christmas Collection / One Parent Christmas / Alligator
  • Louis Armstrong & The Commanders / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz & R&B Classics / Cool Yule / Rhino
  • Roy Orbison / Ultimate Christmas Album, Vol. 2 / Pretty Paper / Collectables
  • Chuck Berry / The Ultimate Christmas Album / Run Rudolph Run / Collectables
  • Little Johnny Taylor / Christmas In Soulsville / Please Come Home for Christmas / Stax
  • B.B. King / Even Santa Gets the Blues / Christmas Celebration / Pointblank Classic Records
  • The King Cole Trio / The Definitive American Songbook, A Vintage Christmas / The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) / Liberty
  • The Dells / The Best of the Doo-Wop Ballads / Oh What A Nite / Rhino
  • Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve
  • Larry Carlton / Christmas At My House / My Favorite Things/We Three Kings of Orient Are / MCA

Hour Three – 10:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Katie Webster / The Alligator Records Christmas Collection / Deck the Halls with Boogie Woogie / Alligator
  • Brook Benton / R&B Soul Christmas / You’re All I Want for Christmas / Direct Source
  • Chicago / O Christmas Tree / O Christmas Tree / Chicago
  • The O’Jays / Ultimate Soul Christmas / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / EMI
  • Aaron Neville / Aaron Neville’s Soulful Christmas / Louisiana Christmas Day / A&M
  • Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials / The Alligator Records Christmas Collection / I’m Your Santa / Alligator
  • Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz & R&B Classics / Merry Christmas Baby / Rhino
  • Bobby Watson & Horizon / Yule Struttin, A Blue Note Christmas / Vauncing Chimes / Blue Note
  • Aretha Franklin / Joy to the World / Winter Wonderland / Sony BMG
  • Otis Redding / Rhythm & Blues 1966 / Try A Little Tenderness / Time Life
  • James Brown / 40th Anniversary Collection / It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World / Polydor
  • Manhattan Transfer / The Christmas Album / Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season (medley) / Columbia
  • Dexter Gordon / Yule Struttin, A Blue Note Christmas / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Blue Note

Playlist for Saturday, December 10, 2016

Hour One – 8:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / cd / selection / label

  • Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson / Beach Music Anthology / Lover’s Holiday / Ripete
  • The Ravens / Beach Music Anthology, Vol. 1 / Green Eyes / Ripete
  • The Holly Twins with Eddie Cochran / Legends of Christmas Past, A Rock n’ R&B Holliday Collection / I Want Elvis for Christmas / EMI
  • The Shirelles / Early Girls, Vol. 1 / Dedicated to the One I Love / Ace
  • Albert King / Christmas In Soulsville / Christmas Comes but Once a Year / Stax
  • Ike and Tina Turner / We Are Family, Classic Soul Groups / Proud Mary / Time Life
  • Solomon Burke / Soul Spectacular! / Got to Get You Off My Mind / Rhino
  • Aretha Franklin / Joy to the World / Winter Wonderland / Sony BMG
  • Otis Redding / / Merry Christmas Baby /
  • Brook Benton / The Soul of Christmas, Vol. 2 / You’re All I Want for Christmas / MALACO
  • The Melodeers / Ultimate Christmas Album, Vol. 2 / Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Collectables
  • Al Jarreau / Breakin’ Away / Teach Me Tonight / Warner Brothers
  • Charles Brown / The Alligator Records Christmas Collection / Boogie Woogie Santa Claus / Alligator
  • The Marquees / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics / Santa Done Got Hip / Rhino
  • Bobby Day / R&B Gems / Over and Over / Warner Special Products
  • Sam and Dave / Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 / A Place Nobody Can Find / Atlantic
  • Booker T and the MGs / Christmas In Soulsville / Winter Wonderland / Stax
  • Grover Washington, Jr. / Breath of Heaven, A Holiday Collection / I Wonder as I Wonder / Columbia

 

Hour Two – 9:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / cd / selection / label

  • James Brown / R&B Soul Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Direct Source
  • Joe Henderson / Birth of Soul / Snap Your Fingers / Kent Soul
  • John Cougar Mellencamp / A Very Special Christmas / I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus / A&M
  • Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters / Atlantic Rhythm and Blues 1947-1974, Vol. 2: 1952-1955 / White Christmas / Atlantic
  • Pointer Sisters / We Are Family, Classic Soul Groups / Slow Hand / Time Life
  • Marvin Gaye / A Season of Soul, A Classic R&B Christmas / I Want to Come Home for Christmas / Universal
  • Oscar McLollie and His Honey Jumpers / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics / Dig That Crazy Santa Claus / Rhino
  • Wilson Pickett / In the Midnight Hour / Sugar Sugar / Flashback
  • The Miracles / The Motown Box / You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me / Shout
  • Pearl Bailey / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics / Five Pound Box of Money / Rhino
  • Rufus Thomas / Christmas In Soulsville / I’ll Be Your Santa Baby / Stax
  • Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / The Alligator Records Christmas Collection / Christmas / Alligator
  • Bobby Marchan / An Introduction to New Orleans R&B / Snoopin’ and Accusin’ / Fuel
  • Eric Clapton / Unplugged / Walkin’ Blues / Reprise
  • Eliane Elias / Yule Struttin’, A Blue Note Christmas / I’ll Be Home for Christmas/Sleigh Ride / Blue Note

 

Hour Three – 10:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / cd / selection / label

  • Louis Armstrong / Hipsters’ Holiday, Vocal Jazz and R&V Classics / I’ll Be Your Santa Baby / Stax
  • George Benson / Tell It Like It Is / Water Brother / A&M
  • James Brown / The Best of James Brown, The Christmas Collection / Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto / Polydor
  • Aretha Franklin / 30 Greatest Hits / Save Me / Atlantic
  • Stevie Wonder / The Ultimate Christmas Album / What Christmas Means to Me / Collectables
  • The Mills Brothers / The Mills Brothers’ Great Hits / Basin Street Blues / MCA
  • Wynton Marsalis / Crescent City Christmas Card / O Come All Ye Faithful / Columbia
  • Eric Clapton / Casey Kasem presents America’s Top Ten Hits, 1970s – The Singer/Songwriters / Lay Down Sally / Top Sail
  • Three Degrees / Soulful Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Music of Your Life
  • Smokey Robinson and The Miracles / The Best of Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, The Christmas Collection / Christmas Everyday / Motown
  • Rufus and Carla Thomas / Christmas In Soulsville / That Makes Christmas Day / Stax
  • Charles Brown / Charles Brown’s Cool Christmas Blues / Stay with Me / Bullseye Blues
  • The Falcons / Street Corner St. Nicks, A Doo Wop Christmas / Can This Be Christmas / Rhino
  • Stevie Wonder / The Definitive Collection / Sir Duke / Motown
  • Dave Valentin / A GRP Christmas Collection / Santa Claus Is Coming to Town / GRP

Playlist for Saturday, December 3, 2016

Hour One – 8:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • The Chiffons / One Fine Day and Other Favorites / One Fine Day / CEMA
  • The Drifters / Rites of Rhythm and Blues, Vol. 2 / There Goes My Baby / Motown
  • Betty Everett / Wonder Women, The History of the Girl Group Sound / The Shoop Shoop Song / Rhino
  • Sam and Dave / Soul Man and Other Hits / You Don’t Know Like I Know / Rhino
  • The Four Tops / Motown Legends, Vol. 1 / I Can’t Help Myself / CSG Music
  • The Temptations / The Temptations’ Number 1s / I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You) / Motown
  • The Pointer Sisters / Rock, Rhythm and Blues / Mr. Lee / Warner Bros
  • The Ramrods / A Blast from the Past / Paper Boy / Cargo Records
  • The Rivingtons / Glory Days of Rock N’ Roll, Doo-Wop-Golden Classics / Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / Time Life
  • Diana Ross and The Supremes / Greatest Hits / The Happening / Duchese
  • William Bell / Beg, Scream and Shout! The Big Ol’ Box of 60s Soul / Every Day Will Be Like a Holiday / Rhino
  • Louis Armstrong and The Commanders / Hipsters’ Holiday – Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics / Cool Yule / Rhino
  • The Ad Libs / Wonder Women – The History of the Girl Group Sound / The Boy from New York City / Rhino
  • The Marvelettes / Best of Soul: When A Man Loves a Woman / Don’t Mess with Bill / Madacy
  • Jackson 5 / Ultimate Christmas Album, Vol. 2 / Give Love on Christmas Day / Collectables
  • Average White Band / In Yo’ Face! The History of Funk, Vol. 2 / Pick Up the Pieces / Rhino

Hour Two – 9:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • B.B. King / Even Santa Gets the Blues / Christmas Celebration / Pointblank Classic Records
  • Mel and Tim / Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration / Starting All Over Again / Stax
  • The Box Tops / Sixties Classics, Vol. 2 / The Letter / BMG
  • The Fifth Dimension / The Definitive Collection / Blowing Away / Arista
  • The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue / Command Performance / Whammer Jammer / Delta Groove
  • O.V. Wright / The Hi Records Story / Precious, Precious / Hi Records
  • The Turbans / Billboard Top R&B Hits – 1955 / When You Dance / Rhino
  • Big John Greer / Hipsters’ Holiday – Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics / We Wanna See Santa Do the Mambo / Rhino
  • Soul City / Hipshaker / Everybody Dance Now / Goldmine
  • Cyndi Lauper / Memphis Blues / Don’t Cry No More / Mercer Street
  • Clifford Curry / Beach Music Anthology / She Shot a Hole in My Soul / Ripete
  • Dave Bartholomew / The Best of New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Vol. 1 / The Monkey / Rhino
  • Wild Cherry / Play That Funk / Play That Funky Music / Collectables
  • Seal / Soul / Here I Am (Come and Take Me) / Warner Bros
  • Monty Alexander / Monty Meets Sly and Robbie / Soulful Strut / Telarc

Hour Three – 10:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • The Shells / Street Corner St. Nicks / (It’s A) Happy Holiday / Rhino
  • Buster Brown / Beach Music Anthology / Fannie Mae / Ripete
  • Joe Turner / Atlantic Rhythm and Blues, 1947-1974, Vol. 2: 1952-1955 / Flip Flop and Fly / Atlantic
  • The Mills Brothers / Street Corner St. Nicks / I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm / Rhino
  • The Persuasions / Good News / I Won’t Be the Fool Anymore / Rounder
  • The Everly Brothers / 20 Track Collection / All I Have to Do Is Dream / Quality
  • Lon Chaney, Jr. / Legends of Christmas Past – A Rock n’ R&B Holliday Collection / Monster Holiday / EMI
  • The Chantels / The Heart of Rock’n’Roll 1961 / Look in My Eyes / Time Life
  • Clarence “Frogman” Henry / Four by Four, Vol. 4 / Ain’t Got No Home / Stardust
  • Booker T. and The MGs / The Best of Booker T. and The MGs / It’s Your Thing / Stax
  • Louis Jordan / Johnny Otis Presents the Best of R&B, Vol. 2 / Beans and Corn Bread / LaserLight
  • The Platters / Best of Soul: When A Man Loves a Woman / Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / Madacy
  • Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs / Doo Wop’s Greatest Hits / Stay / K-Tel
  • Stevie Wonder / The Ultimate Christmas Album / What Christmas Means to Me / Collectables
  • Sister Sledge / We Are Family, Classic Soul Groups / We Are Family / Time Life
  • Dexter Gordon / Yule Struttin’, A Blue Note Christmas / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / Blue Note

Playlist for Saturday, November 26, 2016

Hour One – 8:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Eddie Cochran / Somethin’ Else / C’mon Everybody / Razor & Tie
  • Jan Bradley / Birth of Soul / Mama Didn’t Lie / Kent Soul
  • Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes / Ultimate Disco, Boogie Wonderland / The Love I Lost (Part 1) / Time Life
  • Honey Cone / Go Girl! Soul Sisters Tellin’ It Like It Is / The Day I Found Myself / Rhino
  • Jackson 5 / The Ultimate Collection / I Want You Back / Motown
  • Johnny Nash / Phil Spector’s Flips and Rarities / Some of Your Loving / Phil Spector
  • Mary Wells / Complete Jubilee Sessions / Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie / Sequel
  • Mel & Tim / Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration / Starting All Over Again / Stax
  • The Four Tops / The Definitive Collection / Walk Away Renee / Motown
  • Ray Charles / The Best of Great Blues Masters / Sittin On Top of the World / St. Clair
  • The Impressions / Soul Spectacular! / It’s All Right / Rhino
  • The Mystics / Glory Days of Rock N’ Roll, Doo-Wop-Golden Classics / Hushabye / Time Life
  • The Supremes / The Motown Box, Dancing in the Streets / Back in My Arms Again / Shout / Motown
  • Ray Charles and The Count Basie Orchestra / Ray Sings, Basie Swings / Georgia On My Mind / Concord / Hear
  • Chaka Khan / Rock, Rhythm & Blues / Fever / Warner Brothers
  • King Curtis / Memphis Soul Stew / Castle Rock / Collectables

Hour Two – 9:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / Sweet Music / Collectables
  • A Taste of Honey / Golden Honey / Sukiyaki / Capitol
  • Ben Sidran / Dylan Different / Tangled Up in Blue / Bonsai
  • Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose / Body + Soul the 70s, Lovin’ You / Too Late to Turn Back Now / Time Life
  • Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes / Dance Little Lady / Get Dancin’ / Bellevue
  • The Crystals / 70 Ounces of Rock & Gold / Then He Kissed Me / Compose
  • Nick Gilder / 70s Music Explosion, Boogie Fever / Hot Child in the City / Time Life
  • Jefferson Starship / 70s Music Explosion, Fire / Miracles / Time Life
  • Gloria Jones / Beg, Scream & Shout! The Big Ol’ Box of 60s Soul, Shout 1 / Tainted Love / Rhino
  • The Wrens / Doo-Wop Dreams, Legends of Doo-Wop / Come Back My Love / Dynamic Nostalgia
  • The Vogues / I Love Rock & Roll / Five O’clock World / Priority
  • Toni Braxton / Ultimate Divas / Un-Break My Heart / Arista
  • Stevie Wonder / The Motown Box, Reflections / I Was Made to Love Her / Shout / Motown
  • Dianne Reeves & Lou Rawls / Jazz to the World / Baby, It’s Cold Outside / Blue Note

Hour Three – 10:00 p.m. Eastern

artist / album / selection / label

  • Fats Domino / His 28 Greatest Hits / My Blue Heaven / The Entertainers
  • Peaches & Herb / Best of Soul 70s / Reunited / Madacy
  • Diana Ross / Body + Soul the 70s, Let’s Get It On / Ain’t No Mountain High Enough / Time Life
  • War / Brown Eyed Soul, Vol. 2 / Why Can’t We Be Friends / Rhino
  • Parliament / Funk Classics The 70s / Up for the Down Stroke / Rebound Records
  • The Jimmys / gimme / She Don’t Love Me / Brown Cow Productions
  • B.B. King / Completely Well / So Excited / Chess
  • Cyndi Lauper / Memphis Blues / Early in the Mornin’ / Mercer Street Records
  • Fats Domino / His 28 Greatest Hits / Let the Four (Winds Blow) / The Entertainers
  • Joe Cocker / Super Hits / You Can Leave Your Hat On / Sony / BMG
  • John JT Thompson / This Way That Way / This Way That Way / Music by the Spring
  • Bela Fleck & The Flecktones / Flight of the Cosmic Hippo / Turtle Rock / Warner Bros.