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Teena Marie, the queen of Ivory Soul, remembered. RIP.
The vibe of 2010 as I see it- from an aural standpoint, of course.
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.
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.
Slow cuts from the family DeBarge, including tracks from Chico, El, and Switch.
RIP Dick Griffey. Dynasty, Lakeside, The Whispesrs, Midnight Star, Shalamar, Carrie Lucas, The Deele, Cat Miller, Klymaxx, and Collage.
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.
Leroy Burgess, Kool & The Gang, Aurra, Slave, Steve Arrinogton, Sheila E, Brownstone, Chuckii Booker, Angela Winbush, Rene and Angela, Isley Brothers, Jimi Hendrix
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 in full force, with Sylvester, Quincy, Diana, Main Ingredient, Phyllis, and Teddy.
Yes, the site is finally back up, but not without some mishaps and some bigtime help.
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.
My first mix for my birthday, done by the one and only Ricky McCarthy.
Starpoint vs Skyy. Two comparisons of great bands. Paul’s the conductor – i’m just the producer!