B3 and Other Groovy Gems

Tonight’s Twisted Groove was prompted by Dr. Lonnie Smith and Iggy Pop releasing the single cover of Sunshine Superman. I start with that single and mix in a bunch of B3 and other Groovy gems. Tracks from Jimmy Smith, Brian Auger, Beastie Boys, Monophonics, Bernie Worrell, Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia, Billy Preston, Groove Holmes, and more…

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FULL SHOW

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Dr Lonnie Smith w/ Iggy Pop : Sunshine Superman : single

Monophonics : Last One Standing : It’s Only Us

Brownout : Fight The Power : Fear Of A Brown Planet

Khruangbin : Time (You and I) : Mordechai

Abstract Orchestra : Dilla Mix 1 : Dilla

BREAK

Jimmy Smith : Midnight Special : Midnight Special

Piotre Figiel : Sniadanie O Polnocy : Piotr

Brian Auger’s Oblivion Experess : Voices Of Other Times : Introspection

Dave Davani : Crazy ‘E’ : Fused! The Swinging Soul Sound Of Dave Davani

Beastie Boys : Groove Holmes : The Insound From Way Out!

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Richard Groove Holmes : Groovin’ For Mr G : Comin’ On Home

Bernie Worrell : Y-Spy : Funk Of Ages

Billy Preston : Summertime : Live 1979

Merl Saunders/Jerry Garcia : My Funny Valentine : Live At Keystone

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Dr Lonnie Smith : Son Of Ice Bag : Think

Silver Apples : The Owl : The Garden

Leon’s Creation : This Is The Beginning : This Is The Beginning

Monophonics : Sure Is Funky : In Your Brain

Lonnie Liston Smith : Desert Nights : Expansions

Tramp Records Spotlight

This weeks show we feature releases from Tramp Records. Tramp Records is one of Germany’s tiniest but funkiest record labels. They release current bands, but also re-issue quality Rare Groove, Funk, Soul, Folk, Afrobeat, and Jazz.

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Hour 1

ARTIST TRACK ALBUM


Organic Pulse Ensemble : Attitude : Peace Chant/Raw, Deep and Spiritual Jazz Vol.3&4


Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s : Justice : Mesquite Suite


Silky Vincent Group : Dance : The Complete Hook Up Recordings


Roy Porter Sound Machine : Jessica : Generation


Eminent Stars : The Club/Tune In : Bumpin’ On


Natural Life : Natural Life : Peace Chant/Raw, Deep and Spiritual Jazz Vol.3&4


Afro-Blue Persuasion : Philadelphia Mambo : Live At Haight Levels Vol 1


Lucky Brown : Oxygquiste Corpse : Mystery Road

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Hour 2

ARTIST TRACK ALBUM


Mineral King : In Search Of The Magic Marker : Peace Chant/Raw, Deep and Spiritual Jazz Vol.3&4


Maxwell : Radiation Funk : Movements Vol 10


George Johnson Jr & The Mondells : That’s The Kind Of Man I Am : Gut Funky/The Best Of C.R.S. Records


Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s : Scavenge Patch Blues : Pecan Trees Speak To Each Other


Silky Vincent Group : Missing You : The Complete Hook Up Recordings


Mitzi Ross : Man Hunt : Gut Funky/The Best Of C.R.S. Records


The Eminent Stars: Mrs. Phillips : Praise Poems 7


Seeds Of Fulfillment : Tight Squeeze : Seads Of Fulfillment


Roy Porter Sound Machine : Generation : Generation


The Headliners : Little Sister Pt 1 : Movements Vol 10


The Zodiacs : Hey Rugh Nut : Gut Funky/The Best Of C.R.S. Records

Ubiquity Haight and Other Groovy Sounds Part One

This weeks Twisted Groove is super super fun and groovy groovy. I recently got a large order from Ubiquity/ Luv n Haight records and wanted to serve up some of it. This stuff is so vintage groovy and modern electronic. It was fun to mix it all together. There is also a few other gems dabbled through the two hours.

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Paradisco – Charlotte Gainsbourg / Stage Whisper

Emora (Dorian Concept) – The Clonius / Adroit Adventures

Nao Vacila (feat. Curuman) – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra / World of Funk

Cantor de Mambo – Os Mutantes / Everything is Possible

Operation Feed Yourself – Sons and Daughters Of Lite / Let The Sun Shine In

NuTones (Mathew Dear Mix) – Nomo / EP

 

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In Your Brain – Monophonics / In Your Brain

Done Deal – Orgone / Killion Vaults

Laughing Jockey – Clutchy Hopkins / The Storyteller

Think (About It) fen. – The Lions fea. Noel Something / Choice Vol. I EP

Accelerate – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra / World of Funk

Thunder Sounds – Connie Pace & The Keystones feat. Perceep / EP

Ubiquity Haight and Other Groovy Sounds Part Two

This weeks Twisted Groove is super fun and groovy. I recently got a large order from Ubiquity/ Luv n Haight records and wanted to serve up some of it. This stuff is so vintage groovy and modern electronic. It was fun to mix it all together. There is also a few other gems dabbled through the two hours.

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III

Thunder Sounds – Connie Price & The Keystones / EP

Brawling Broads–Roy Ayers / Coffy Soundtrack

Uptight – Nancy Wilson / Soul Groove!

Get In A Hurry – Eugene Blackwell / We Can’t Take Life For Granted

The Only Change – Mike James Kirkland / Doin’ It Right

Why She Had To go – Burning Desire / Searching For Soul

Share Your Love (With The Maker) – Sensational Five Singing / Born Again Funk

Packin’ Up – Darando / Legs EP

Who’s Gonna Save The World – Father’s Children / Born Again Funk?

 

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Ascalvo Y Amo – The Echocentrics / Sunshadows

Matanza – Orgone / Califever

A Phase Shifter I’m Going Through – Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls (Money Mark, Shawn Lee) / Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls

Foolish Love – Monophonics / In Your Brain

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Invisible Cities – Nomo /InvisibleCities

Hendrix to Miles Part 1 + 2

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This weeks Twisted Groove show is an assorted mix of music. The base sound is funk and jazz with some spoagraphics. I believe it all fits together nicely forming a complete whole.

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Dorella Du Fontane – Jimi Hendrix and Lightnin Rod / 12″ EP
Yaphet – Miles Davis / Bitches Brew Box Set
If 6 was 9 – Axiom Funk (Bootsy Collins and Bill Laswel) / Funkcronomicon
Seventh Arrow – Weather Report / Weather Report

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Autumn Leaves – Grace Jones / Fame
New Years Eve/Bill’s Dream – MC 900 FT Jesus / One Step Ahead Of The Spider
Windpower – Thomas Dolby / Blinded By Science EP
FU-YU – DJ Krush and Toshinori Kondo / KI-OKU

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III
Perspective From A Slow Spin – Him / Many In High Places Are Not Well
The New Deal – Gil Scott Heron / The Mind Of Gil Scott Heron
Bending New Corners – Erik Truffaz / Reviste’
Gemini Double Image – Miles Davis / Live Evil
Hoops And Mallets – The Art Of Noise / Legs EP

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Night Of The Iguana (edit) – The Cinematic Orchestra / Motion
The Moog and Me – Dick Hyman / The Electric Eclectics
Alfie – Dick Hyman / The Age Of Electronicus
Moonlight Sonata – Mike Hankinson / The Unusual Classical Synthesizer
Boston Marathon – Gay Burton / Good Vibes

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La Raza – Luis Gasca / Luis Gasca

Funk Stuff

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The Underground – Curtis Mayfield / Superfly (25th Anniversary Deluxe Ed.)
Palm Grease – Herbie Hancock / Thrust
You’re Messing Up My Mind – Albert Washington / Westbound Funk
Funky World Part 1 – Silky Vicent / WB 159
I’ll Bet You – Funkadelic / WB 150

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Don’t Break – The Healer / African Roots
Tighten Up Tighter – Billy Ball And The Upsetters / Funky 16 Corners
Funky Runthrough Pt 1 & 2 – The Poets Of Rhythm / Practice What You Preach
Never Ever Do Without – Chocolate Milk / Chocolate Milk
My Momma And My Poppa – Darondo / Let My People Go
Poker – Max B / Max B

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2,000 Blacks Got To Be Free – Fela Kuti And Roy Ayers / Music Of Many Colors
Good Noose, Bad Noose – Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra / Fuss and Fight

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Too Hot To Hold – Ike And Tina Turner / Get It Together
I Am Somebody Pt 1 & 2 – Johnnie Taylor / One Step Beyond
Mama Didn’t Lie – Black Nasty / Funky Funky Detroit
Color – LA Carnival / Cold Heat
You’ve Been Chose – The Propositions / Funky Disposition

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Undisco Kid – Funkadelic / Tales Of Kid Funkadelic
Dancing Room Only – Harvey Scales / Hot Foot

Michael Jackson is Dead


This weeks Twisted Groove is a soul filled show inspired by the passing of Michael Jackson. Sadly only the second half of the show survived…. technology eat the first half.

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Working Day and Night – Michael Jackson/ Off The Wall
Dancing Machine – The Jackson 5 / The Motown Story The First 25 Years
Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations / The Motown Story
Love Machine – The Miracless / The Motown Story
Keep On Truckin – Eddie Kendricks / The Motown Story

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The Rumble – Dolemite / The Soundtrack
Stop Look Listen – Primevil / Bay Area Funk 2
The Same Old Song – Lomont Dozier / The Same Old Song
Let It Flow – Glass House / The Same Old Song
Ain’t That Peculier – Jim Gilstrap / The Same Old Song
Love And Affection – Ike White / California Soul
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Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson / Off The Wall

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I’ve Been Born Again – Johnnie Taylor / Super Taylor
Trying To Make Ends Meet – Earl English & The Apaches / Midwest Funk Funk 45 From Tornado Alley
Sweet Lucy – The Propositions / Funky Disposition
Sing A Simple Song – Tomorrow’s Children / Messin’ With Sly
Your Momma Wants You Back – Betty Davis / They Say I’m Different
The Sound of Taurus – The Turner Brothers / Act I

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Woman Woman – Johnny Bristol / Hang On In There Baby
Big Bird – Eddie Floyd / The Complete Stax Singles Volume 9
Take Me To The River – Al Green / Explores Your Mind
Bump and Hustle Music – Tommy Stewart / Tommy Stewart
Be – The Last Poets / Delights of The Garden
Highland Street Hustle – Stiff (Quincy Jones and Bill Cosby) / The New Mixes