Category: osw, 2010

Teena Marie: Ivory Queen Of Soul

Teena Marie, the queen of Ivory Soul, remembered. RIP.

2010 In Review

The vibe of 2010 as I see it- from an aural standpoint, of course.

Temperton: Two

Rod does it again. The Brothers Johnson, Heatwave, Patti Austin, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Rufus and Chaka, James Ingram, Bob James, Manhattan Transfer, Mica Paris, Patrice Rushen.

Temperton: One

Rod Temperton in full effect. The Brothers Johnson, Heatwave, Patti Austin, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Rufus and Chaka, James Ingram, Bob James, Manhattan Transfer, Mica Paris.

The Family DeBarge

Slow cuts from the family DeBarge, including tracks from Chico, El, and Switch.

SOLAR, Volumes I and II

RIP Dick Griffey. Dynasty, Lakeside, The Whispesrs, Midnight Star, Shalamar, Carrie Lucas, The Deele, Cat Miller, Klymaxx, and Collage.

The Whole Funk: Anatole’s Birthday, 2010

Slave, Ohio Players, Brass Construction, Gap Band, Cheryl Lynn, Rick James, Positive Force, Whodini, Kool Moe Dee, James Brown, Prince, Parliament, and Earth Wind and Fire.

Six Degrees Of Separation, Volume I

Leroy Burgess, Kool & The Gang, Aurra, Slave, Steve Arrinogton, Sheila E, Brownstone, Chuckii Booker, Angela Winbush, Rene and Angela, Isley Brothers, Jimi Hendrix

Ashford & Simpson, Volume II

Ashford and Simpson in full force, with Diana, Collins and Collins, Chaka, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Ace Spectrum, Rufus and Chaka, Jackson 5, Marlena Shaw, Jennifoliday, and The Temptations.

Ashford and Simpson, Volume 1

Ashford and Simpson in full force, with Sylvester, Quincy, Diana, Main Ingredient, Phyllis, and Teddy.

Resurrection

Yes, the site is finally back up, but not without some mishaps and some bigtime help.

OSW: Knees

Idris Muhammed to Dayton, Sharon Redd to Leroy Hutson, Patrice Rushen to Leon Ware, and Bryan Loren, Fatback, Howard Johnson, Marcus Miller, Bernard Wright and more – it’s all here.

OSW: EJ’s Birthday

My first mix for my birthday, done by the one and only Ricky McCarthy.

Starpoint vs Skyy

Starpoint vs Skyy. Two comparisons of great bands. Paul’s the conductor – i’m just the producer!

OSW: Angela Winbush

Angela both uptempo and downtempo – with a lot of help from Paul Eversley who does it again.