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

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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

Black History Month Funk

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This week’s Twisted Groove salutes Black History Month with a super Funky show.

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Full Show

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Funkadelic : One Nation Under A Groove: One Nation Under A Groove

Salt-N-Pepa : Shake Your Thing : A Salt With A Deadly Pepa

Afrika Bambaataa : Mind Control : Avenue A Presents… Something Else

Sly And The Family Stone : Babies Makin’ Babies (alt version) : Fresh

Prince : God (Vocal Version) : Purple Rain (Deluxe)

Smokey Roberson : Quiet Storm : A quiet Storm

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Marvin Gaye : Inner City Blues (Make Me Want To Holler) : Live!

Betty Davis : Game Is My Middle Name : Betty Davis

Betty Wright : Clean Up Women : The Essentials

Booker T & The MGs : Mo’ Onions : Green Onions

Herbie Hancock : Fat Albert Rotunda : Fat Albert Rotunda

The Staple Singers : The Weight : Soul Folk In Action

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James Brown : Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved : In The Jungle Groove

Billy Preson : Outa-Space : I want A Simple Song

The Temptations : Papa Was A Rolling Stone : Anthology

Edwin Star : War : War And Peace

Ohio Players : Fopp : Honey

MFSB : K-Jee : Universal

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Isaac Hayes : Truck Turner : Truck Turner Soundtrack

Run-DMC : You Be Illin’ : Raising Hell

The Roots : Guns Are Drawn : The Tipping Point

Grandmaster Flash : White Line (Don’t Do It) long version : EP

Guru/Lonnie Liston Smith : Down The Backstreet : Jazzmatazz

Gil Scott-Heron : The Bottle : Winter In America

Lonnie Liston Smith And The Cosmic Echoes : Meditations (short edit) : Reflection Of A Golden Dream

Twisted Groove Christmas 2020

I don’t often do holiday themed shows but this year, prompted by my girlfriend, we created a Lounge, Indie, Soulful Twisted Groove show. Dana loves Christmas music and collects all sorts of quality releases. We play tracks from Grandaddy, Esquivel, Cocteau Twins, Claudine Longet, Jimmy McGriff, Fountains of Wayne, Staples Singers, Rilo Kiley, Nick Lowe and more…

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Hour 1

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Grandaddy : Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland : The Windfall Varietal

Esquivel : Jingle Bells Greetings From the Space-Age Bachelor Pad : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 : Christmas Songs : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition EP ¡Something Festive!

Staples Singers : Who Took The Mary Out of Christmas : Christmas Souls Stax

Margo Guryan : I Don’t Intend To Spend Christmas Without You : 25 Demos

Tracey Thorn : Hard Candy Christmas : Tinsel + Lights

Nick Lowe : Children Go Where I Send Thee : Quality Street

Phoenix w/ Bill Murray : Alone on Christmas Day : Single (A Very Murray Christmas)

Rilo Kiley : Christmas Cake : Maybe This Christmas Too?

Ray Anthony & His Bookends : Christmas Kisses : Single

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Fountains of Wayne : The Man In The Santa Suit : Out-of-State Plates

The Kinks : Father Christmas : Misfits

Pogues : Fairytale of New York : If I Should Fall From Grace With God

The Chieftans feat. Elvis Costello : St. Stephan’s Day Murders : The Bells of Dublin

Alex Chilton : The Christmas Song : Clichés

Jimmy McGriff : Santa Claus is Coming To Town/White Christmas : Christmas With McGriff

Albert King : Christmas Comes But Once A Year : Single Stax

Herb Alpert : Jingle Bell Rock : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

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Hour 2

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ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Claudine Longet : Snow : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

Cocteau Twins : Winter Wonderland : Snow EP

Esquivel : Frosty the Snowman : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Lisa Mychols :XMass = Tyme² : Lost Winter’s Dream

Al Caiola & Riz Ortolani : Holiday on Skis : A Nostalgic Christmas – Chestnuts Roasting

Pretenders : 2000 Miles : Learning To Crawl

Ron Sexsmith : Maybe This Christmas : Maybe This Christmas

Queen : Thank God It’s Christmas : Single

Mel Torme : Glow Worm Christmas : Christmas Songs

Esquivel : White Christmas : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

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Lou Barlow : Glittery : Single

Polyphonic Spree : Happy Christmas (War Is Over) : Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. One

Mack Rice : Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’ : Single

Graham Parker and Nona Hendryx : Soul Christmas : Christmas Cracker

Little Johnny Taylor : Please Come Home For Christmas : Single

Darlene Love : Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) : A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector

Khruangbin : Christmas Time Is Here : Single

Carpenters : Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas : Christmas Portrait

Esquivel : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!) : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!)