539-RGMS

  1. Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000 – Road Close (Dance Dub) (1984) [LP:N.E.P.A. (Never Expect Power Always)] ~ Earthworks
  2. Margie Joseph – Love Takes Tears (1977) [LP:Feeling My Way] ~ Atlantic
  3. Voltage Brothers – Hold My Hand (1978) [LP:Voltage Brothers] ~ Lifesong
  4. Esther Williams – Last Night Changed It All (1976) ~ Friendly & Co
  5. Touch Of Class – One Half As Much (1976) [LP:I’m In Heaven] ~ Midland International
  6. Brothers By Choice – Girl I Need You (1978) [LP:Brothers By Choice] ~ Ala
  7. Alzo & Udine – Hey Hey Hey, She’s O.K. (1968) [LP:C’mon And Join Us!] ~ Mercury
  8. Eivets Rednow – Grazing In The Grass (1968) [LP:Eivets Rednow] ~ Gordy
  9. Ripple – A Funky Song (1974) ~ GRC
  10. Cavril Payne – When I Open My Eyes (1971) [LP:Cavril Payne] ~ Ruval
  11. Foxy – Call Me Later (1969) ~ Double Shot
  12. Buster Jones – Down Silent Streets (1969) ~ Phil-L.A. Of Soul
  13. The Ideals – You Hurt Me (1965) ~ Satellite
  14. Charlene And The Soul Serenaders – Love Changes (1971) ~ Volt
  15. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – And I Love Her (1970) [LP:What Love Has … Joined Together] ~ Tamla
  16. Freddie Cole – Brother Where Are You (1976) [LP:The Cole Nobody Knows] ~ First Shot
  17. Billy Paul – My Head’s On Straight (1975) [LP:Got My Head On Straight] ~ Philadelphia International
  18. The Invitations – Look On The Good Side (1974) ~ Silver Blue
  19. Ace Spectrum – Live And Learn (1976) (short) [LP:Just Like In The Movies] ~ Atlantic
  20. The Futures – Love Is Here (1972) ~ Gamble
  21. The Futures – Angel In Disguise (1982) ~ Warped
  22. George Howard – The Preacher (1982) [LP:Asphalt Gardens] ~ Palo Alto
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538-RGMS

  1. Sons & Daughters Of Lite – Let The Sunshine In (1978) [LP:Let The Sunshine In] ~ Sunlite Record Publishing Company
  2. Windy City – Just For You (1980) ~ Kelli-Arts
  3. The Fillmotions – Young Girl (1980) [LP:Young Girl In Motion] ~ Young Girl
  4. The Admirations – Don’t Leave Me (1967) ~ One-Derful
  5. Tina Britt – You’re Absolutely Right (1965) ~ Eastern
  6. Brenda Holloway – My Baby Moves Me (1966) ~ Motown
  7. New York Port Authority – Three Thousand Miles From Home (1977) [LP:Three Thousand Miles From Home] ~ Invictus
  8. Bobby Hebb – Proud Soul Heritage (1976) ~ Laurie
  9. Holland & Dozier ft Brian Holland – Don’t Leave Me Starvin’ For Your Love (1972) ~ Invictus
  10. Inez Foxx – Crossing Over The Bridge (1973) ~ Volt
  11. Bobbie Gentry – Somebody Like Me (1971) [LP:Patchwork] ~ Capitol
  12. Cookie Woodson – I’ll Be True (1971) ~ Colossus
  13. Maurice Jackson – Lucky Fellow (1971) ~ Lakeside
  14. Brian Bennett – Soul Mission (1969) [LP:The Illustrated London Noise] ~ Studio 2 Stereo
  15. Four Tops – Is There Anything That I Can Do (1965) [LP:Four Tops’ Second Album] ~ Motown
  16. Tomorrow’s Men – It’s Real (1969) ~ Congress
  17. Royal Jesters – Girl I Can’t Forget (1968) ~ Clown
  18. Bloodstone – Keep Your Own Thing Together (1973) [LP:Unreal] ~ London
  19. Z.Z. Hill – I Don’t Need Half A Love (1975) [LP:Keep On Lovin’ You] ~ United Artists
  20. Syl Johnson – I Want To Take You Home (To See Mama) (1974) [LP:Diamond In The Rough] ~ Hi
  21. Soul Sensations – When I Had You, Baby (1974) ~ Music City
  22. Joe Sample – There Are Many Stops Along The Way (1978) [LP:Rainbow Seeker] ~ Abc
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537-RGMS

  1. Freddie Hubbard – Little Sunflower (1979) [LP:The Love Connection] ~ CBS
  2. The Shirelles – Oh No, Not My Baby (1965) ~ Pricewise
  3. Toussaint McCall – I’ll Laugh Til I Cry ~ Dore
  4. Dee Dee Warwick – I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face ~ Atco
  5. Linda Taylor – In the Pocket (1981) ~ Groove Production
  6. Linda Taylor – You And Me Just Started (1982) ~ F1 Team
  7. Edna Wright – Oops Here I Go (1976) ~ RCA Victor
  8. Vise – Baby, I Love You (1977) ~ Chocolate Mama
  9. Four Tops – I Can’t Hold On Much Longer (1975) [LP:Night Lights Harmony] ~ abc
  10. Stanley Turrentine – Vera Cruz (1975) [LP:The Sugar Man] ~ CTI
  11. First Cosins Jazz Ensemble – Flat Meat (1977) [LP:For The Cos Of Jazz] ~ Capitol
  12. Michel Sardaby – Welcome New Warmth (1975) [LP:Gail] ~ Disques Debs
  13. Jimmy Ruffin – I Know How To Love Her ~ Motown
  14. Jimmy Ruffin – I Will Never Let You Get Away (1974) ~ Tamla Motown
  15. Jimmy Ruffin – This Guy’s In Love With You (1970) [LP:Groove Govenor] ~ Motown
  16. The Ovations ft Louis Williams – I Can’t Be Satisfied (1972) ~ Sounds Of Memphis
  17. Wales Wallace – A Love Like Mine (Ain’t The Finding Kind) (1972) ~ Dakar
  18. Troy – And Tomorrow Means Another Day We’re Apart (1972) ~ Columbia
  19. Experience Unlimited – Peace Gone Away (1977) [LP:Free Yourself] ~ Black Fire
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536-RGMS

  1. Herbie Hancock – Wiggle Waggle (1969) [LP:Fat Albert Rotunda ] ~ Warner Bros.
  2. Benny Gordon And The Soul Brothers – Tighten Up (1968) [LP:Tighten Up] ~ The Hot Biscuit Disc Company
  3. Johnny Sayles – Your’re So Right For Me (1969) ~ Dakar
  4. Paris & Clark – Turn To Love (1976) ~ Elektra
  5. The Dynamos – We Don’t Need No Help (1977) ~ Dynamo
  6. The Quickest Way Out – Hello Stranger (1974) ~ Karen
  7. Together – How Do You Say Goodbye (1974) [LP:Don’t You Want To Go] ~ abc peacock
  8. Maxine Weldon – Looking For The Answer (1974) [LP:Some Singin’] ~ Monument
  9. Curly Myrick – It Bes’ That Way ~ Q
  10. Gerald Wayne – Now I Can See (1984) ~ Star
  11. Merv Murphy – It’s Growing ~ Simmons
  12. Quartette Tres Bien – Boss Tres Bien (1964) [LP:Boss Tres Bien] ~ Decca
  13. Dawson Smith – I Don’t Know If I Can Make It (Part One) (1974) ~ Scepter
  14. Thompson Brothers – You Brought Love Into My Life (1980) ~ WMOT
  15. Johnny Mathis ( with Paulette McWilliams) – Different Kinda Different (1980) [LP:Different Kinda Different] ~ Columbia
  16. Lady – You’re Still The One (1976) ~ Mark-Lin
  17. Electrified Action – Love Foundation (1975) ~ De-Lite
  18. Lorez Alexandria – Morning (1979) [LP:A Woman Knows] ~ Trend
  19. Toast – It’s Just An Illusion (Comin’ To Ya) (1983) ~ Charm City
  20. Chaka Khan – Any Old Sunday (1981) [LP:What Cha’ Gonna Do For Me] ~ Warner Bros.
  21. Disco Dub Band – For The Love Of Money (1976) ~ Movers
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535-RGMS

  1. O’Donel Levy – Bad, Bad, Simba (1974) [LP:Simba] ~ Groove Merchant
  2. Derek Martin – How Can I Get Away (1973) ~ Vibration
  3. Samuel E. Wright – There’s Something Funny Going On (1973) ~ Paramount
  4. Charen Cotton – A Little Bit Of Love (1973) ~ Perception
  5. Terry Callier – Look At Me Now (1968) ~ Cadet
  6. Harold McNair – The Hipster (1968) ~ RCA Victor
  7. Bobby Glover – It’s My Turn (1984) [LP:Bad Bobby Glover] ~ Columbia
  8. Tyrone Davis – Let Me Be Your Pacifier (1983) [LP:Something Good] ~ Ocean-Front
  9. Ohio Players – Thinkin’ ‘Bout You (1982) [LP:Ouch!] ~ Broadwalk
  10. Soul Brothers Inc. – Pyramid ~ Golden Eye
  11. Robert Parker – Let’s Go Baby (Where The Action Is) (1966) ~ Island
  12. Cajun Hart – Got To Find A Way (1969) ~ Warner Bros.
  13. Walter Wanderley – Os Grilos (The Crickets Sing For Anamaria) (1967) [LP:Batucada] ~ Verve
  14. Donny Mann – Treat Me Like A Stranger (1972) ~ Avalanche
  15. Mike James Kirkland – Together (1971) ~ Bryan
  16. The Miracles – I Wanna Be With You (1973) [LP:Renaissance] ~ Tamla Motown
  17. The O’Jays – Now He’s Home (1971) [LP:Super Bad] ~ Trip
  18. The O’Jays – You’re The Best Thing Since Candy (1969) [LP:The O’Jays in Philadelphia] ~ Philadelphia International
  19. Blacknuss Featuring Titiyo & Jennifer Brown – It Should Have Been You (1995) ~ BMG
  20. Cortez – Girl I’ve Been Watchin’ You (1990) [LP:All About Love ] ~ TezRu
  21. Justo Almario – Interlude (1981) [LP:Interlude] ~ Uno Melodic
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534-RGMS

  1. The Brothers – Under The Skin (1976) [LP:Don’t Stop Now] ~ RCA Victor
  2. Barbara Mason – Yes I’m Ready (1965) [LP:Yes I’m Ready ] ~ Artic
  3. Barbara Mason – World In Crisis (1974) [LP:Transition] ~ Buddah
  4. Barbara Mason – Don’t I Ever Cross Your Mind Sometime (1984) ~ West End
  5. Astrid Jones & The Blue Flaps – I Wanna Say (2014) [LP:Stand Up]
  6. Guymon Ensley – This Comes With It (2014) [LP:This Comes With It ] ~ Geq Jazz
  7. Barbara Randolph – Can I Get A Witness (1968) ~ Soul
  8. Margie Joseph – One More Chance (1969) ~ Volt
  9. Soul Meditations – Someone To Hold Me (1967) ~ Ovide
  10. Michael Henderson – I Don’t Need Nobody Else (1980) [LP:Wide Receiver] ~ Buddah
  11. Ndugu & The Chocolate Jam Co. – Come Into My Life Again (1980) [LP:Do I Make You Feel Better?] ~ Epic
  12. London Jazz Four – Things We Said Today (1967) [LP:Take Another Look At The Beatles] ~ Polydor
  13. Kool Blues – Can We Try Love Again (1974) ~ Capsoul
  14. Jeff Perry – Call On Me (1977) ~ Epic
  15. Waldo – Love Don’t Grow On Trees (1982) [LP:Love Don’t Grow On Trees] ~ Columbia
  16. Sheree Brown – Got To Get Away (1982) [LP:The Music] ~ Capitol
  17. Banks & Hampton – Caught In the Act (Of Gettin’ It On) (1976) ~ Warner Bros.
  18. Facts Of Life – Love Is The Final Truth (1976) ~ Kayvette
  19. Wilson Williams Faith Will Bring It Home (1978) [LP:Up The Downstairs] ~ abc
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533-RGMS

  1. Bootsy’s Rubber Band – Very Yes (1978) [LP:Bootsy? Player Of The Year] ~ Warner Bros.
  2. Tavasco – Love Is Trying To Get A Hold On Me (1976) ~ Rampart
  3. Bobby Shannon – I Get My Groove From You ~ To-Mar
  4. Lew Kirton – Heaven In The Afternoon (1978) ~ Alston
  5. Garfield Fleming – Don’t Send Me Away (1981) ~ Beckett
  6. Freddie Hubbard – Liquid Love (1975) [LP:Liquid Love] ~ Columbia
  7. George Howard – Asphalt Gardens (1982) [LP:Asphalt Gardens] ~ Palo Alto
  8. Lou Rawls – See You When I Git There (1977) [LP:Unmistakably Lou] ~ Philadephia International
  9. Aquarian Dream – Phoenix (1976) [LP:Norman Connors presents Aquarian Dream] ~ Buddah
  10. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway – You Are My Heaven (1979) [LP:Roberta Flack ft Donny Hathaway] ~ Atlantic
  11. Collins & Collins – Top Of The Stairs (1980) [LP:Collins & Collins] ~ A&M
  12. Al Jarreau – Closer To Your Love (1981) [LP:Breakin’ Away] ~ Warner Bros.
  13. Jackie Moore – Let’s Go Somewhere And Make Love (1979) ~ Columbia
  14. Rahsaan Patterson – Where You Are (1998) ~ Universal Music
  15. Vanessa Kendrick – 90% Of Me Is You (1973) ~ Glades
  16. Leroy Hutson – Get To This [You’ll Get To Me] (1978) [LP:Closer To The Source] ~ Curtom
  17. Tower Of Power – It Really Doesn’t Matter (1997) [LP:Rhythm & Business] ~ Epic
  18. Alive! – Skindo Le Le (1982) [LP:City Life] ~ Alive!
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532-RGMS

  1. Mass Production – Welcome To Our World [Of Merry Music] (1976) [LP:Welcome To Our World] ~ Cotillion
  2. Larry McGee Revolution – The Burg (1976) ~ Boogie Band
  3. Jim Mancel – Just Be Yourself (1977) ~ Intersound
  4. Sir Prize – Never Can Find The Words (1987) ~ Budweiser
  5. Theryl – Open Up Your Heart (1988) ~ Pyramid
  6. Ginji James – Love Changed His Face (1971) [LP:Love Is A Merry-Go-Round] ~ Brunswick
  7. Full Speed – It Must Be Love (1970) ~ Real Thing
  8. Willie Picket – On The Stage Of Life (1972) ~ Soul Pot
  9. Willie Bobo – Dindi (1978) [LP:Hell Of An Act To Follow] ~ Columbia
  10. Fontella Bass – Our Day Will Come (1966) [LP:New Look] ~ Chess
  11. Larry Wright – It’s Okay With Me ~ A-Go-Go
  12. The Second Ressurrrection – Wait Girl [LP:The Second Ressurrrection] ~ Stanson
  13. Jimmy Scott – Take A Chance On Love (1990) ~ Back Bone International
  14. Cuba Gooding – All I Can Give You Is Love (1978) [LP:The 1st Cuba Gooding Album] ~ Motown
  15. The Vegas – I Need Your Love ~ Cle An Thair
  16. Bobbie Houston – I Want To Make It With You (1973) ~ Action
  17. Herman H. Harper – Headed For The Streets (1977) ~ Loadstone
  18. Banks & Hampton – Loving You (1977) [LP:Passport To Ecstacy] ~ Warner Brothers
  19. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Everybody’s Talkin’ (1977) ~ Philadelphia International
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Final Wednesday night radio show

After 10 years and 531 shows presenting on Solar radio I have decided to call it a day and take a break from radio broadcasting with tonight’s show 30th July being my last for a while.

I have thoroughly enjoyed having the opportunity to play the music I love to an appreciative audience.

Beginning as the ‘The Soul Cellar’ in June 2004 on a Tuesday evening, a subsequent name change to ‘Rare grooves modern soul’, a brief time on Sunday mornings and then the current Wednesday evening slot, the show has always tried to bring a quality selection of music with a main focus on the 70s and 80s but in more recent years I have delved into the 60s and occasionally the 90s to supplement the content. It has always been a very personal selection, I just play the music I like.

It has been a massive learning curve for me, along the way I have learnt so much about the music I love and met so many people with so much knowledge to share.

I must thank the guests who have contributed to the show – Tomas Boyou, Dave Huggett, Kevin Oxberry, Mark Piggott, Graham Rule, Paul Thrower, the Wakefield City Soul Club (Chris, Gary, Martin, Moira, Shaun, John, Chappie) who all brought many a quality tune to fill the air ways, and to Nicolas Drossos, a listener from Greece, who has sent me his ‘discoveries’ to feature on the show.

I must also thank the Solar radio management and in particular Keith Renton and Tony Monson for giving me both the opportunity and the platform to deliver the show.

And finally a special thanks to you the audience who listened to the show each week

Best wishes

Paul

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RGMS#531 (30th July 2014)

  1. The Temptations – The Jones (1992) ~ Motown
  2. Perry & Sanlin – Off On Your Love (1980) [LP:For Those Who Love] ~ Capitol
  3. Frankie Gearing – Spinning Top (1980) ~ Beale Street
  4. The Pretenders – I Call It Love (1980) ~ Carnival
  5. Melissa Manchester – I Wanna Be Where You Are (1977) [LP:Singin’] ~ Arista
  6. The Love Machine – Very Special Moment (1978) [LP:The Love Machine ] ~ Buddah
  7. Martha Reeves – Second Chance (1977) [LP:The Rest Of My Life] ~ Arista
  8. Pleasure – Thoughts Of Old Flames (1979) [LP:Future Now ] ~ Fantasy
  9. Sweet Talks – Keep The Same Old Feeling (1979) [LP:Sweet Talks] ~ Mercury
  10. Satisfaction Unlimited – Let’s Change The Subject (1972) [LP:Think Of The Children] ~ Hot Wax
  11. Jesse James – I Need You Baby (1971) ~ ZEA
  12. Father’s Children – Hollywood Dreaming (1979) [LP:Father’s Children] ~ Mercury
  13. Carolyn Franklin – Sunshine Holiday (1976) [LP:If You Want Me ] ~ RCA Victor
  14. Foxy – Madamoiselle (1978) [LP:Get Off] ~ DASH
  15. Bo Diddley – Hit Or Miss (1974) [LP:Big Bad Bo] ~ Chess
  16. Antonio Carlos E Jocafi РGlorioso Santo Ant̫nio (1975) [LP:Antonio Carlos E Jocafi] ~ RCA Victor
  17. Gilberto Gil – Palco (1981) [LP:Luar] ~ WEA
  18. Gilberto Gil – Toda Menina Baiana (1979) [LP:Realce] ~ WEA
  19. Gilberto Gil – Maracatu Atomico (1979) [LP:Nightingale] ~ Elektra
  20. Stevens & Foster – I Want To Be Loved (1977) ~ Jerri
  21. The Minits – Still A Part Of Me (1972) ~ Sound Of Memphis
  22. Brand New – Thousand Years (1976) ~ Du-Vern
  23. Norris Vines & The Luvlines – Give In (1976) ~ Smile
  24. Nate Evans – Main Squeeze (1971) ~ Twinight
  25. Second Ressurrection – You Done Let Daylight Catch You ~ Stanson
  26. Azteca – Someday We’ll Get By (1973) [LP:Pyramid Of The Moon ] ~ Columbia
  27. Magic Night – If You And I Had Never Met (1974) ~ Roulette
  28. Ted Taylor – Stick By Me (1976) [LP:Ted Taylor] ~ Alarm
  29. King Floyd – I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You (1975) ~ Chimneyville
  30. Lara Saint Paul – Thank You (1977) [LP:Saffo Music] ~ Lasapa
  31. Bettye Swann – Time To Say Goodbye (1974) ~ Atlantic
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