Retrospective 004: Warm The Pot / Big City Funk

Today, we present two show selections, on a upbeat funk tip. Warm The Pot by DJ Soul Lucille, and Big City Funk, by DJ Linda Lexy will lay down the beat you need.

Two shows jam packed with funk from all corners, from New Orleans, To Michigan, New York To L.A, mixes beaming out from Florence, Italy and Detroit, these shows highlight the international culture under a groove. Keepin’ the funk alive.

–Steve Fly


WARM THE POT

 

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Fontella Bass, Bobby Byrd, Chuck Jackson, Willard Burton & The Pacifiers, Leon Thomas, The Dramatics, Pat Lundy, Love Committee, Rebirth Brass Band, the Wild Magnolias, Rasputin’s Stash, Milton Wright, Gil Scott-Heron, O.V. Wright, The O’Jays, and Robert Parker.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WARM THE POT

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 119

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, November 15, 2017 [DLSL-0119]

Fontella Bass: Its Hard To Get Back In

Bobby Byrd: Never Get Enough

Chuck Jackson: I Keep Forgetting

Willard Burton & The Pacifiers: Warm The Pot

Leon Thomas: Bags’ Groove

The Dramatics: Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

Pat Lundy: Work Song

Love Committee: Just As Long As I Got You

Rebirth Brass Band: Buck

Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Brass Band: Oops Upside Your Head

Rasputin’s Stash: What’s On Your Mind

Milton Wright: Friends And Buddies

Gil Scott-Heron: Gun

O.V. Wright: I Don’t Know Why

The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together

Robert Parker: Hip-Hugging

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.


BIG CITY FUNK

Episode 4 of the Party Train show with Linda Lexy features music by Tino Gross, Ray Charles, The Sultans, The Valentinos, Little Ann, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, The Intensions, Sly Stone, The Meters, The Commodores, Lee Fields Sugarman & Co., The Howling Diablos, Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army, Pam Kellum, the Royal Blackbirds, the Staples Singers, Spearhead, and Longneck Strangler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIG CITY FUNK
PARTY TRAIN 04
Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 3, 2016 [LLPT-0004]

[01] Linda Lexy Opening Comments & ID
[02] Opening Theme: Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >
[03] Ray Charles: Hit The Road Jack
[04] The Sultans: Lemon Squeezing Daddy
[05] The Valentinos: What About Me
[06] Little Ann: Possession
[07] Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Ain't That A Bitch
[08] Intensions: I Don't Get Down Like That
[09] Sly Stone: I Get High On You
[10] The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
[11] Commodores: High On Sunshine
[12] Lee Fields & Sugarman & Co:.Stand Up
[13] Howling Diablos: Good Good Vibes
[14] Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Army: Big City Funk
[15] Pam Kellum: What You See You Can't Get
[16] Royal Blackbirds: I'm Goin’
[17] Staples Singers: Oh La De Da
[18] Spearhead: Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2017 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

The Soul Lucille Show 117: Green Power

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Ann Peebles, Bobby Womack, Black Ivory, Curtis Mayfield, Little Richard, Little Sister, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Sun Sounds Orchestra, Robert Lowe, Lloyd Parks & U Brown, Graham Central Station, Milton Wright, the Gary Bartz Ntu Troop, Mandrill, and Allen Toussaint.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GREEN POWER

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 117

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 30, 2017 [DLSL-0117]

Ann Peebles: 99 Pounds

Bobby Womack: Arkansas State Prison

Black Ivory: I Keep Asking You Questions

Curtis Mayfield: Billy Jack

Little Richard: Green Power

Little Sister: You’re the One (Parts 1 & 2

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Fall Out

Sun Sounds Orchestra: Letter To Prospect Township

Robert Lowe: Back To Funk

Lloyd Parks & U Brown: Reach Out

Graham Central Station: Hai

Milton Wright: You Don’t Even Know Me

Gary Bartz Ntu Troop: Uhruh Sasa

Mandrill: Ape Is High

Allen Toussaint: Last Train

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

Soul Lucille Show 116: Fast Lane

 

The Soul Lucille Show

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Thelma Houston, Merry Clayton, The Chi Lites, Clarence Reid, Esther Phillips, The Fatback Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Rebirth Brass Band, Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield, Howard Tate, The O’Jays, Gil Scott-Heron, and the Roy Hargrove Quintet.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FAST LANE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 116

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 24, 2017 [DLSL-0116]

 

Thelma Houston: Jumpin’ Jack Flash

Merry Clayton: Southern Man
The Chi Lites: Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler

Clarence Reid: Till I Get My Share

Esther Phillips: Your Love Is So Doggone Good

The Fatback Band: Mister Bass Man

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: At Night In The City

Rebirth Brass Band: H.B.N.S.

Isaac Hayes: Chocolate Chip

Curtis Mayfield: Make Me Believe In You

Howard Tate: Ain’t Nobody Home

The O’Jays: Survival

Gil Scott-Heron: Fast Lane

Roy Hargrove Quintet: Greens At The Chicken Shack

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

Soul Lucille Show 115: Here Comes The Judge

The Soul Lucille Show

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by James Brown, Shorty Long, Cannonball Adderley, Marlena Shaw, Black Nasty, Chet Baker, The Temptations, Sweet Claudette, Singin’ Sammy Ward, Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson, Albert King, Mandrill, The New Birth, Ella Fitzgerald, and Duke Pearson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HERE COMES THE JUDGE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 115

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 18, 2017 [DLSL-0115]

 

[01 James Brown; I Can’t Stand It

[02] Shorty Long: Here Comes the Judge
[03] Cannonball Adderley: Up And At It
[04] Marlena Shaw: California Soul
[05] Black Nasty: Getting Funky Round Here
[06] Chet Baker: Vehicle
[07] The Temptations: I Can’t Get Next To You
[08] Sweet Claudette: Hee-Bie Gee-Biues

[09] Singin’ Sammy Ward: Before It’s Over
[10] Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson: It’s Your World
[11] Albert King: Cold Sweat
[12] Mandrill: Don’t Stop
[13] The New Birth: Damn

[14] Ella Fitzgerald: I Heard It Through The Grapevine

[15] Duke Pearson: Chili Peppers

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

 

 

 

Soul Lucille Show 114: Wind It Up

The Soul Lucille Show

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Clarence Reid, Lou Johnson, Curtis Mayfield, The Isley Brothers, Bobby Womack, Charles Williams, Andre Williams, Wilson Pickett, Thornetta Davis, Teddy Edwards, The Chi Lites, Andy Bey, Mutiny, and the Wynton Kelly Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WIND IT UP

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 114

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 2017 [DLSL-0114]

 

[01] Soul Lucille Theme Music with John Sinclair Intro

[02] Clarence Reid; Nobody But You Babe
[03] Lou Johnson; Beat
[04] Curtis Mayfield; Ain’t Got Time
[05] The Isley Brothers; Ohio > Machine Gun
[06] Bobby Womack; Wind It Up
[07] Charles Williams: Moving Up

[08] Andre Williams: Thunder Thighs
[09] Wilson Pickett: She’s So Good To Me
[10] Thornetta Davis: Rock Me A Little While
[11] Teddy Edwards: Glass Of Water
[12] The Chi Lites: Are You My Woman
[13] Andy Bey; I Know This Love Can’t Be Wrong
[14] Mutiny: Funk N Bop

[15] The Wynton Kelly Trio: Kelly Roll

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.