Radio Free GAK Episode April 3, 2009

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

10:30am - 12:32pm

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