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OSW: Another Star


The last two weeks were definintely a challenge. I’m officially back to normal (so to speak). Here we go!
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Old School Wednesday: Another Star

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01 – The Jacksons – Lovely One
02 – Switch – Next To You
03 – Stevie Wonder – Another Star
04 – Quincy Jones – Ai No Corrida
05 – Ashford And Simpson – It Seems To Hang On
06 – The Escoffery’s – Look Who’s Loving Me
07 – James Perry – April Lady
08 – Wally Badarou – Chief Inspector
09 – Vertical Hold – You Can’t Go Wrong
10 – Chuckii Booker – Games
11 – Starpoint – All Night Long
12 – Frederick – Gentle (Calling Your Name)

The Jacksons, Switch, Stevie Wonder, and Quincy Jones were a natural progression for me, particulary because of the horn arrangements of each one. Also, Another Star happens to be one of my favorite Stevie Wonder songs. Ashford & Simpson’s great It Seems To Hang On is followed by The Escoffrey’s Look Who’s Loving Me, a track I had not heard in more than 15 years.

Shoutouts go to G-Fresh for James Perry’s April Lady, a solid track. This is followed by the instrumental Chief Inspector, by Wally Badarou, one of the forces behind Level 42. Vertical Hold’s You Can’t Go Wrong is followed by Chuckii Booker’s most popular track, Games. These tunes are followed by Starpoint’s All Night Long and Fredrick’s Gentle (Calling Your Name), brought to the forefront by B.

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4 Responses “OSW: Another Star”

  1. 20 August 2008 at 11:21

    Gentle (Calling Your Name) was a staple on many Quiet Storm shows.

  2. G-Fresh
    20 August 2008 at 12:32

    That Stevie joint is CRAZY!!!

  3. james madison
    20 August 2008 at 12:41

    Always knew the track..NEVER knew the name of the artist. Frederick. Thanks, Man!

  4. ms. alex
    20 August 2008 at 14:18

    Yeah..I also loved the song Gentle (Calling Your Name) but neva knew who sang it! Thx for (my club joint “Games”, Switch and for Ashy & Simpson too!

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