Radio Free GAK Episode April 3, 2009

Shake a Tail Feather [fill-in] - "Fueled by moxie & caffeine" (2009 April 03)

10:30am - 12:32pm

Soul 102: starting off with big band, blitzing through jump blues, drifting through gospel before hitting some sweet soul music. gak fills in for Jason once again, with an expanded version of his last appearance back during the CITR Fund Drive: a soul primer, showing R&B's roots dating back from the thirties up until today.


Lee Dorsey: Yes We Can (Funky as I Can Be!, 2007) Great American Music
Cab Calloway: The Man from Harlem (Dance Crazy: from the Charleston to the Jive, 1932) Past Perfect
Billy Holliday with Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra: Miss Brown to You (Complete on Columbia v.1, 1935) Columbia/Decca
Wynonie Harris: Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well? (Rockin' the Blues, 1944) Proper Box
Fairfield Four: Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around (Standing in the Safety Zone, 1947) Dot
Jackson Gospel Singers: Heaven Bound Train (Heaven Bound Train: Southern Gospel, 1949) P-Vine
Mildred Cummings: Rock Me to Sleep (The Chronological Little Miss Cornshucks, 1951) Classics R&B
B. B. King: Whole Lot of Love (RPM 416 7", 1954)
Ray Charles: What'd I Say, Parts 1 & 2 (Atlantic Soul: 1959-1975, 1959) Atlantic
The Sweet Inspirations: (Gotta Find) A Brand New Love, Pt. I (Atlantic Soul: 1959-1975, 1959) Atlantic
Etta James: A Sunday Kind of Love (At Last!, 1961) Chess
Doris Troy: Just One Look (Atlantic Soul: 1959-1975, 1963) Atlantic
Eddie & Ernie: That's the Way It Is (Time Waits For No One 7", 1964) Tomorrow/Eastern
Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come (Ain't That Good News, 1964) ABKCO
Aretha Franklin: I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) (I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, 1967) Atlantic
G. L. Crockett: It's a Man Down There (It's a Man Down There, 1965) Four Brothers
Rose Batiste: Hit & Run (I Miss My Baby 7", 1966) Revilot
Classics IV: Spooky (Classics IV, 1967) Imperial
Dee Dee Warwick: Foolish Fool (Foolish Fool, 1969) Mercury
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell: You're All I Need to Get By (You're All I Need, 1968) Tamla/Motown
Irene Scott: Everyday Worries (Everyday Worries 7", 196?) Midas
Bob Azzam & His Orchestra: Rain, Rain, Go Away (New Sounds, 1968) Columbia
Harvey Averne Dozen: You're No Good (Viva Soul, 1968) Atlantic
The Spinners: It's a Shame (2nd Time Around, 1970) V.I.P.
The Emotions: As Long as I've Got You [demo] (Songs of Innocence and Experience, 1972) Stax
Fontella Bass: Hold On This Time (Free, 1972) Paula/Fuel
John Ellison: You've Got to Have Rhythm (You've Got To Have Rhythm 7", 197?) Phil L.A. of Soul
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band: Express Yourself [alternate version] (Puckey Puckey: Jams and Outtakes 1970-1971, 1970) Rhino Handmade
Cablidos: Barrio Bueno (Crossfire, early 1970's) Schema Italy
Junior Parker: Taxman (Love Ain't Nothin' But a Business Goin' On, 1971) Groove Merchant
Eli "Paperboy" Reed & the True Loves: The Satisfier (Roll With You, 2008) Q-Division
Duffy: Warwick Avenue (Rockferry, 2008) Mercury
Menahan Street Band: The Traitor (Make the Road by Walking, 2008) Daptone
The Budos Band: His Girl (The Budos Band II, 2007) Daptone