The first time was so good, it was impossible to let these go, especially with the requests from the last one. Presenting:
School Wednesday: Philly Soul, Volume II.
01 – The Intruders – Cowboys to Girls.
My moms used to play this cut endlessly. And sing it. All the time.
Hats off to London Lee for bringing it back.
02 – The Stylistics – You Are
I honestly can’t get enough of the Stylistics, so I made sure to
myself. In my opinion, everything they touched turned to
03 – Billy Paul – Let’s Make a Baby. GrantLove
had it on his mind, so why not pull it out?
04 – The Spinners – It’s a
Co-written by Stevie Wonder (who was 20 at the time) and
this song is also a classic. This helped put The Spinners on the
05 – Jean Carne – I’m Back For
More. Back in 1980, this duet with Al Johnson
was released. Nods to
GrantLove on this
06 – The O’Jays – Used To Be My
O’Jays biggest selling single.
07 – The Jones Girls – Children of the Night.
Originally performed by The Stylistics, this socially conscious track always
gets repeated in my car when played. A classic Thom
08 – Jean Carne – Don’t Let It Go
Head. In my opinion, her greatest track- and most
09 – Harold Melvin & The
Blue Notes – The
Love I Lost. Considered one of the first disco
10 – Instant Funk – I Got My Mind
Up. Speaking of disco, this song was mixed by the one and
Levan. This hit number one on the R&B chart and top
11 – The O’Jays – Love
single from The O’Jays.
12 – Instant Funk – Crying.
by Instant Funk. Yet another underappreciated track from
13 – Phyllis Hyman – You Know How
Me. I don’t think I can say enough about it, so I’m
calling on the people
leaving comments to speak about this track instead.
14 – MFSB – Love Is the
track, over 10 minutes long, was often the track that you heard at a
they took your drinks out of you, started bringing up the lights, and
the doors up, while personnel were getting ready to start pushing you
out of the
door when the song ended. Classic.
Vibe it through.