Soul & Funk by the bucketful this month, with a slight diversion into Calypso. All the way from Umbrella Towers, hear gems, nuggets & dubloons from The Flirtations, Shuggie Otis, Vernon Garnett & The Arrows
Umbrella Towers has visitors this month with Fabienne & Bryony from Cuckooz picking Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue for your listening pleasure. Plus John spinning a little Joy Lovejoy, King Floyd & Brenton Wood
The Sun is out and the tunes are big this month. John shines a light on some musical thievery and gets a maths lesson from Shirley Ellis. All to a soundtrack of Frank Wilson, The Pezant Brothers, Nina Simone and more.
Mysterious Mark Bleet joins John once more this month to blow the Christmas cobwebs away and discuss rare sightings of Jarvis Cocker, accompanied by the sounds of The B52’s, Pink Floyd, Canned Heat and the rest.
This month John pays respects to some legends with connections to the festive season along with the regular compliment of classics and otherwise. Hear Lee Dorsey, Calender, Mary Wells, Roberta Flack and many more.
Join John at Umbrella Towers this month for a show dedicated to the music of film….soundtracks if you will! Hear tunes gathered before by Scorsese, Tarantino, Wes Anderson and more. Get your fill of Aerosmith, Simon & Garfunkel, and Blur, to name just a few.
There’s a hidden agenda of Psychedelic Funk this month alongside all the rarities & classics from the Soul spectrum. John plays tracks from The Chambers Brothers, Eddie Holland, The Fabulous Denos, Garnet Mimms and more. Curtis has a few life lessons to run by you as well.