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OSW: Out Of Thin Air, Volume 7


Come on, let’s do this.


Old School Wednesday: Out Of Thin Air, Volume VII.

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Podcast/mix available here. [Click to play or right click-save as to download.]

01 – Mocca Soul – Sleepless Nights
02 – After 7 – No Better Love
03 – Nu Colours – Love Unlimited
04 – Chuckii Booker – Turned Away
05 – Evelyn Champagne King – Love Come Down
06 – D-Influence – Sweetest Things
07 – Brothers Johnson, The – Strawberry Letter 23
08 – Patrice Rushen – Gotta Find It
09 – Jean Carne – Don’t Let It Go to Your Head
10 – Steely Dan – Hey Nineteen
11 – Curiosity Killed The Cat – Red Lights
12 – Sade – Cherish the Day
13 – Mica Paris – I Can’t Stop Loving You
14 – Chaka Khan – You Can Make the Story Right

There’s so many good tracks here. There’s non-melanin soul, like Steely Dan and Curiosity Killed The Cat. In addition to Curiosity, we’ve got 3 other acts from across the Atlantic- Mocca Soul, D-Influence, and Nu Colours.

Mocca Soul was a one-hit wonder from England, which had a song called Sleepless Nights off of the album Persistence Of Memory. After 7’s cut No Better Love was produced by Randy Ran. Patrice Rushen’s Gotta Find It is off of Now.

Take it light.

4 Responses “OSW: Out Of Thin Air, Volume 7”

  1. 7 February 2007 at 09:10

    EJ get at me about those podcasts. I have three bangers that I want to make into podcasts. My latest is up right now.
    Check it
    Dusty Soul – new All Over Again

  2. james madison
    7 February 2007 at 13:04

    Hey Nineteen is the jam! Brings me back to the days of not having a care in the world…save watching Saturaday morning cartoons and chilling!!! Ev King, Bros. Johnson and Jean Carne too!!!
    Nice!!!!!!!!!

  3. 7 February 2007 at 13:19

    My Pops played that Jean Carne cut when he used to perform with a band. Always loved that song.

  4. Gullah Child
    7 February 2007 at 16:04

    Once again, I’m smiling and bobbing my head to your groove mix. As always, all of the tracks you select are familiar to me. The After 7 cut is one of my favorite tracks, along with the title cut on the “Takin’ My Time” LP. Kevon Edmond’s voice is incredible! I remember when Steely Dan’s “Hey Nineteen” was on featured on “Solid Gold’s countdown back in the 80’s. I see you whipped out Jean Carne from your bag of tricks. Any chance of you having “Back for More” with Ms. Carne & Al Johnson? Bobby Womack and Lulu did a version in the 90’s.
    Thanks for the journey!

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