Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 14/04/2012

This week sees the return of Fight Club and this time we’re going transatlantic, as Craig battles with the producer, DJ, and founder of Stones Throw Records, Peanut Butter Wolf,
Expect low blows and top tunes in this battle of the record collections, with Peanut Butter Wolf coming live from Los Angeles, for a fight across the pond.
Plus Spinage A Trois, World Funk Airways and The Funky 52 – Craig’s Countdown of his favourite tunes of all time.

Incredible Bongo Band – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [Jupiter]
Maceo – Homeboy [ESC]
Jezebel Sextet – Lift It Up [Soul Cookers]
The Soulsnatchers – Now That You’ve Got It [Unique]
Naomi Davis & The Knights of Forty First Street – 41st Street Breakdown [Desco]
Funkshone – Stop, Think, Work It Out [Skyline]
Dave Hamilton – Cracklin’ Bread [BGP]
Shorty Long – Function At The Junction [Kent Soul]
The Bamboos Ft. Aloe Blacc – Where Does The Time Go? [Tru Thoughts]
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas – Nowhere To Run [Motown]
The Cats – The Hog [BAF]

World Funk Airways – Cincinnati

The Coasters – Cool Jerk [King]

Dojo Cuts – Sonny’s Strut [Record Kicks]
The Temptations – Get Ready [Motown]
Breakestra – Miss Funky Soul [Stones Throw]
Valique – Here Comes My Sun
Calvin Scott – I’ve Never Found A Girl To Love Me The Way You Do [Kent]

52 Weeks Of Funk – Week 39

The Mohawks – The Champ [PAMA]

Hot 8 Brass Band – It’s Real (Lack Of Afro Remix) [Freestyle]
Ty Karim – Take It Easy Baby [Ace]
????=????? – Andrious Japonicus [Unique]
Ripple – I Don’t Know What It Is But It Sure If Funky [BGP]
Barbara Burton & The Messengers – Love’s Sweet Water [BGP]
The Cavaliers – It’s Guaranteed [Kent Dance]
Tony Allen – You’re A Mean And Evil Woman [Ace]
Aretha Franklin – Respect [Atlantic]
Bonnie And Sheila – You Keep Me Hangin’ On [BGP]
The James Taylor Quartet – Theme From Starsky & Hutch [Urban]

Sunshine Track

Sly & The Family Stone – Dance To The Music [Sony]
Gary Bartz – Music Is My Sanctuary [Blue Note]

Most Sampled

Bob James – Nautilus [CTI Records]
Herman Kelly – Dance To The Drummers Beat [Alston]


John Lee Hooker – I’m Bad Like Jesse James [Universal]
Etta James – Feelin’ Uneasy [Chess]

Jasmine Kara – Grits Ain’t Groceries [Acid Jazz]

Saturday Night Banger

Al Hudson & The Soul Partners – Spread Love [ABC Records]
James Brown – Get Up Offa That Thing (Re-grooved) [Good Groove Records]

Favourite Remix

Michael Jackson – I Can’t Help It (Todd Terje Rekutt) [White]
Jackson 5 – ABC (The Reflex Remix) [GAMM]

The Impellers – I Predict A Riot [Mocambo]


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