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OSW: Loose Ends


Great minds think alike. Sometimes it’s even scary. This OSW was almost a given, considering that Trader Mike and I shared the same vibe. Check it:
Old School Wednesday: Loose Ends- The Collaboration..
01 – Hanging On A String (Contemplating)*
02 – Nights of Pleasure**
03 – Ooh, You Make Me Feel**
04 – Watching You***
05 – Don’t You Ever (Try To Change Me)****
06 – Easier Said Than Done***
07 – Slow Down**
08 – Time Is Ticking****
09 – Dial 999*
10 – A Little Spice*
11 – You Can’t Stop The Rain**
12 – Sweetest Pain**
13 – Stay A Litte While, Child (Remix)**
14 – Remote Control***
15 – Cheap Talk****
16 – The Real Chuckeeboo (Tomorrow, Mr. Bachelor, You’ve Just Gotta Have It All)***
17 – Tell Me What You Want*
18 – I Don’t Need To Love****
19 – Don’t Be A Fool****
* From A Little Spice
** From Zagora
*** From The Real Chuckeeboo
**** From Look How Long
If I tried to enter an all-encompassing playlist (which would be around 30 songs- including remixes), my thoughts about every song listed here, every album (which I do own), and comments about each of the group members, background vocalists, producers, and remixers, it would be like reading a small book. I’m a major fan, for sure. I’m not the only one. Check out how the collaboration with the one and only Trader Mike came about…


[21:04] ejflavors: AYT?
[21:05] mseneadza: yeah
[21:06] ejflavors: putting together my OSW, so i’m thinkin you might have a little input
[21:06] ejflavors: all Loose Ends.
[21:06] mseneadza: All Loose Ends, all the time!
[21:06] mseneadza: oh damn
[21:06] mseneadza: that’s scary
[21:06] ejflavors: LMAO!
[21:06] ejflavors: that was really scary!
[21:06] mseneadza: you’ll have to post this
[21:07] ejflavors: you know i will.
[21:07] mseneadza: gotta have Mr. Bachelor
[21:07] ejflavors: got that….the standards (Hangin’ On A String, Slow Down, Watching You)
[21:08] mseneadza: be sure to include the timestamps.. we set those 3 seconds apart
[21:08] mseneadza: you’ve got it under control
[21:09] ejflavors: oh cool. will do….any of your “lesser known” faves you want in the mix?
[21:09] mseneadza: You Can’t Stop the Rain, Sweetest Pain
[21:09] mseneadza: Ooh, You Make Me Feel
[21:09] mseneadza: Stay a Little While
[21:09] ejflavors: ooh…..scary…got all 3 of them in the mix.
[21:10] ejflavors: yep, got that too.
[21:10] ejflavors: Nights of Pleasure
[21:10] mseneadza: Like I said.. you’got it covered
[21:10] mseneadza: right, true!
[21:10] mseneadza: Time Is Ticking
[21:11] mseneadza: Don’t You Ever (Try To Change Me)
[21:11] ejflavors: You like that huh?
[21:11] ejflavors: LOL!
[21:11] mseneadza: yep
[21:11] ejflavors: Cheap Talk?
[21:11] mseneadza: yep
[21:11] mseneadza: this is my shit – I Don’t Need to Love
[21:12] ejflavors: woah! okay….
[21:12] mseneadza: I hated on that CD for so long when I first got it b/c Jane wasn’t on it. I felt bamboozled. Listened to it again months later & was like ‘damn, this shit is good”
[21:12] mseneadza: why the “woah”?
[21:12] mseneadza: lol
[21:12] ejflavors: yeah, that’s what i was thinking too.
[21:13] ejflavors: yeah, cause that was the same way i was thinking. when i got over her not being on it, i was cool.
[21:13] mseneadza: ah
[21:13] mseneadza: aiight, you’re scaring me…
Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.

12 Responses “OSW: Loose Ends”

  1. 24 November 2004 at 09:12

    Well, this was an easy list for you! Myabe I should do an All Kate Bush entry (lol @ horrified look on bloggers).

  2. 24 November 2004 at 10:30

    One of us has some serious psychic powers. THis is right on time as this thunderstorm (In November???) just knocked out my satellite TV. Now I can listen to my favorite group instead of the drones on CNBC.
    And Happy Thanksgiving…

  3. 24 November 2004 at 10:38

    Loose Ends’ Greatest Hits Radio.Blog

    EJ brings the heat with today’s Old School Wednesday Radio Blog featuring my all-time favorite group, Loose Ends. They don’t make ’em like that any more!…

  4. 24 November 2004 at 12:31

    this selection of cutz is right on time! perfect way to end the work week and welcome the long weekend which I pray will be as chill as these loose end cutz!
    happy thanksgiving ej!

  5. 24 November 2004 at 19:46

    I haven’t heard some of these cuts since I was in school back in 19..mumble mumble, LOL. You’ve done it again EJ the DJ. Thanks for the stroll down memory lane. Happy Holidays!

  6. 24 November 2004 at 23:56

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  7. 25 November 2004 at 17:35

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  8. KB
    25 November 2004 at 23:59

    “Don’t You Ever” is like the stealth bomb classic with the Slick Rick sample. Unfortunately I can’t hear “You Can’t Stop The Rain” without thinking about Shaquille O’Neal’s rap song. Hey, at least it had Biggie on it.
    Happy Thanksgiving, brah!

  9. 26 November 2004 at 00:39

    Happy Thanksgiving, EJ.

  10. Berry
    26 November 2004 at 09:37

    Yes! I had this on cassette tape! Yeah, I said cassette tape! I played that sucka’ out too! Perfect listening for a stress free Friday :-)

  11. 27 November 2004 at 21:45

    Wow! I love the selection you have going on this week. :)

  12. fredamae
    8 December 2004 at 11:35

    Hey ej!
    This group is one of my all time favorites! It’s unfortunate that when I click on the link, the radio blog comes up, but no music is in the box. If you can help, That would be great!

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