598 – RGMS (22nd April 2017) Mi-Soul Connoisseurs


  1. Tom Ranier – I Miss You (1980) [LP:Night Music] ~ Music Is Medicine
  2. Candy Bowman – Since I Found You (Love Is Better Than Ever) (1981) ~ RCA
  3. Wax – When And If I Fall In Love (1981) [LP:Do You Believe In Magic] ~ RCA Victor
  4. Gene Chandler – Almost Daylight (1981) [LP:Here’s To Love ] ~ 20th Century
  5. Gloria Bare – Two Sides To A Woman (1982) [LP:From The Heart] ~ JWP
  6. Chicago Gangsters – Break Your Promise (1982) ~ Heat
  7. Bar-Kays – Open Your Heart (1980) [LP:As One] ~ Mercury
  8. Sweet Thunder – Keep On Growin (1978) [LP:Sweet Thunder] ~ Fantasy WMOT
  9. Taste Of Honey – World Spin (1978) [LP:Taste Of Honey] ~ Capitol
  10. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Never Gonna Leave You (1972) ~ DASH
  11. Eddie Holman – Young Girl (In Your World) (1972) ~ GSF
  12. George Soul – Get Involved (1973) ~ United Artists
  13. The Ovations ft Louis Williams – One In A Million (1972) [LP:Hooked On A Feeling] ~ Sounds Of Memphis
  14. Ms (Sharon) Ridley – Changin’ (1978) [LP:Full Moon] ~ Tabu
  15. James Walsh Gypsy Band – Cuz It’s You Girl (1978) ~ RCA
  16. Nancy Ames – Carcara (1966) [LP:Latin Pulse] ~ Epic
  17. Starship Orchestra – All Those Things (Aquiillas Coisas Todas) (1980) [LP:Celestial Sky] ~ CBS
  18. The Heath Bros – Dreamin’ (1981) [LP:Expressions Of Life] ~ Columbia
  19. J. Jocko – I’m Gettin’ Over (1975) ~ Kama Sutra
  20. Fir-Ya – Keep On Tryin’ (1978) ~ Star Glow
  21. Skip Jackson And The Shantons – Promise That You’ll Wait (1969) ~ Dot-Mar
  22. Joe Turner – Two Loves Have I (1969) ~ Philips
  23. Rita Da Costa – You And Nothing More (1965) ~ Tower
  24. Rey Villar And The Royal Flush – Heaven Is My Witness ~ Ecbolic
  25. Ella Woods – I Need Your Love ~ Merging
  26. Bobby Shannon – I Get My Groove From You (1972) ~ To-Mar
  27. Douglas & Lonero – Don’t Let Yourself Get Carried Away (1975) ~ RCA
  28. Art & Honey – Let’s Make Love Now (1970) ~ Motown
  29. Cecil Shaw – This I’ve Gotta See (1973) ~ Bil-Mar
  30. The Internationals – Beautiful Philosophy (1970) ~ D’ar Recording Company
  31. Little Dooley – Memories (1972) ~ North Bay
  32. Cecilio & Kapono – Someday (1975) [LP:Elua] ~ Columbia
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597 – RGMS (15th April 2017) Mi-Soul Connoisseurs


  1. Zoom – Love Seasons (1981) [LP:Saturday, Saturday Night] ~ Polydor
  2. C-Brand – Plenty Of Love (1982) ~ Detroit International
  3. Bloodstone – My Kind Of Woman (1982) [LP:We Go A Long Way Back] ~ T-Neck
  4. David Nevin – You’re For Me (1986) ~ Pardner
  5. George Kerr – Love, Love, Love (1988) [LP:Love Love Love] ~ Harbor Light
  6. Gregg Jackson – One For The Road (1982) ~ {Zip Promotion}
  7. Curly Myrick – It Bes’ That Way ~ Q
  8. Willie Collins – Don’t Stop Now (1972) ~ Panic
  9. Ron Keith – Gotta Go By What You Tell Me (1975) ~ A&M
  10. Love Affair – Can’t Stop Loving You (1974) ~ United Artists
  11. Rosie Grier – Beautiful People (1973) ~ A&M
  12. Leno Phillips – Confusion (1972) ~ DASH
  13. Stan Martin – Beautiful Girl (1978) ~ Shatter
  14. Universal Love – It’s You Girl (1977) ~ Glades
  15. Marlena Shaw – Look At Me, Look At You (1977) [LP:Sweet Beginnings] ~ Columbia
  16. Minnie Riperton – Wouldn’t Matter Where You Are (1977) [LP:Stay In Love] ~ Epic
  17. Pat Lundy – Let’s Get Down To Business (1976) [LP:The Lady Has Arrived] ~ Pyramid
  18. Street Corner Symphony – We Got A Good Thing Going (1976) [LP:Little Funk Machine] ~ abc
  19. Street People – You’re My One Weakness Girl (1976) [LP:Street People] ~ Vigor
  20. City Limits – Words Without Love (1976) ~ TSOP
  21. David Ruffin – Questions (1977) [LP:In My Stride] ~ Motown
  22. The New Rotary Connection – Hey, Love (1971) ~ Cadet Concept
  23. Shelley Fisher – Girl, I Love You (1967) ~ Dalya
  24. Bobby Bland – Shoes (1967) ~ Duke
  25. Freddie Scott – Open Up The Door To Your Heart (1967) ~ Shout
  26. The Geminiles – Thinking About My Baby (1968) ~ Sandbag
  27. Candace Love – Uh! Uh! Boy, That’s A No No (1969) ~ Aquarius
  28. Hollywood Freeway – You’re The Song (That I Can’t Stop Singing) (1973) ~ Pye
  29. Charen Cotton – A Little Bit Of Love (1973) ~ Perception
  30. Sam Russell – What’s Usual, Ain’t Natural (1973) ~ Playboy
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Mi-Soul Connoisseurs

I am pleased to announce that I have joined the Mi-Soul Connoisseurs and will be broadcasting a two hour weekly show from Saturday 15th April 2017 – 11am – 1pm (BST)

For more informationon Mi-Soul Connoisseurs click here

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596-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Jimmy Messina – Love Is Here (1979) [LP:Oasis] ~ Columbia
  2. Love Unlimited – Move Me No Mountain (1974) [LP:In Heat] ~ 20th Century
  3. Sly, Slick & Wicked – Sho’ Nuff (1973) ~ People
  4. Bobby McClure – You Bring Out The Love In Me (1975) ~ Island
  5. Rhonda McDaniels – Why Am I Crying ~ {Soul Tribe}
  6. Bettye Swann – I Want Sunday Back Again ~ Atlantic
  7. The Fiestas – Sometimes Storm (1975) ~ Respect
  8. Tyrone Davis – You Keep Me Holding On (1971) ~ Dakar
  9. The Impressions – In The Palm Of My Hands (1976) [LP:It’s About Time] ~ Cotillion
  10. The Delights – Listen To Me Girl (2017) ~ {Soul Junction}
  11. Freddie Hughes – Tonight I’m Gonna See My Baby (1965) [LP:Send My Baby Back] ~ Wand
  12. Barbara Mason – Bobby Is My Baby (1966) ~ Artic
  13. Gato Barbieri – Fiesta (1976) [LP:Caliente!] ~ A&M
  14. Skull Snaps – I’m Falling Out Of Love (1973) [LP:Skull Snaps (DL)] ~ GSF
  15. Eric & The Vikings – Vibrations (Made Us Fall In Love) (1970) ~ Soulhawk
  16. Mighty Lovers – Ain’t Gonna Run No More (1968) ~ Soulhawk
  17. Barbara Acklin – Am I The Same Girl (1969) [LP:Seven Days Of Night] ~ Brunswick
  18. Step By Step – Don’t Leave Me (1976) [LP:I Always Wanted To Be In The Band] ~ Zafiro
  19. Pleasure – The Love Of My Life (1976) [LP:Accept No Substitutes] ~ Fantasy
  20. Wilton Crump – Think It Through (1975) ~ Olive Branch
  21. Spank – Oh Baby (1985) [LP:Spank You!] ~ Metrovynil
  22. Ron Henderson & Choice Of Colour – Gemini Lady (1983) ~ Choice Cut
  23. Kruz – Dance The Night Away (1985) ~
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595-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson – Lone Ranger (1980) [LP:Love Jones] ~ DJM
  2. Perry & Sanlin – Off On Your Love (1980) [LP:For Those Who Love] ~ Capitol
  3. O.C. Smith – Just Couldn’t Help Myself (1977) [LP:Together] ~ Caribou
  4. Whirlwind – Don’t Let Him Get The Best Of You (1976) ~ Roulette
  5. Herby Brown – One More Broken Heart (1980) ~ Blue Ash
  6. Jan Jones – Independant Woman (1980) ~ Daywood
  7. Clydene Jackson – I Need Your Love (1975) ~ Crossover
  8. Marilyn Scott – Let’s Be Friends (1979) [LP:Dreams Of Tomorrow] ~ ATCO
  9. Barbara Lynn – Movin’ On A Groove (1976) ~ Jet Stream
  10. Eddie Floyd – I’ve Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do) (1968) ~ Stax
  11. The Decisions – Do I Love Her (1969) ~ York
  12. Billy Hawks – O’Baby (I Believe I’m Losing You) (1968) [LP:Heavy Soul!] ~ Prestige
  13. Satisfaction Unlimited – Let’s Change The Subject (1972) [LP:Think Of The Children] ~ Hot Wax
  14. Lovelites – Gotta Let You Go (1970) [LP:With Love From The Lovelites] ~ Uni
  15. Dramatics – Hey You! Get Off My Mountain (1973) ~ Volt
  16. Candi Staton – Too Hurt To Cry (1970) [LP:Standin By Your Man] ~ Fame
  17. Troy – And Tomorrow Means Another Day We’re Apart (1972) ~ Columbia
  18. Black Ivory – Time Is Love (1972) ~ Today
  19. The Notations – Take It Slow (1975) [LP:The Notations] ~ Gemigo
  20. The Futures – Do Undo Others (1975) [LP:Castles In The Sky] ~ Buddah
  21. The Chants – I’ve Been Trying (1976) ~ Chipping Norton
  22. Jackie Moore – Heart Be Still (1976) [LP:Make Me Feel Like A Woman] ~ Kayvette
  23. Lionel Hampton – Love Uprising (1973) ~ Brunswick
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594-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Mascara – It’s Cool (1979) [LP:See You In L.A.] ~ Ensign
  2. Wilson Williams – I Like Being With You (1978) [LP:Up The Downstairs] ~ abc
  3. Billy Jones – I’ll Keep Holding On (1975) [LP:Birds Of The Sea] ~ Decca
  4. E.K.G. – Give Me Love (1980) ~ The Roadrunners
  5. Mary Mundy – You Put A Hurting On Me (1980) [LP:Mother Nature] ~ Image
  6. Weapon Of Peace – Love (1981) [LP:Weapon Of Peace] ~ Safari
  7. O.C. Smith – If You Knew (1982) [LP:Love Changes] ~ South Bay
  8. Tearra – Just Loving You (1980) ~ {Soul Junction}
  9. Gene Chandler – Hey, Little Angel (1970) [LP:The Gene Chandler Situation] ~ Mercury
  10. Jackie Wilson – Pretty Little Angel Eyes (1972) [LP:Beautiful Day] ~ Brunswick
  11. William Bell – The Man In The Street (1973) [LP:Phases Of Reality] ~ Stax
  12. Baaska & Scavelli – Get Off The Ground ~ {Soul Jazz}
  13. La Familia Inc. – Do You Love Me? (1973) ~ BSR
  14. Tony Aiken & Future 2000 – Good Things (1976) [LP:Unity Sing It Shout It] ~ Kimsha
  15. Cleveland Robinson – I Got Yours, You Got Mine (1976) [LP:Cleveland] ~ Nosnibor
  16. Millie Jackson & Isaac Hayes – Sweet Music, Soft Lights And You (1979) [LP:Royal Rappin’s] ~ Polydor
  17. Bill Wright – A Man In Love (1977) ~ Midtown
  18. Mel & Tim – Oh How I Love You (1973) [LP:Mel & Tim] ~ Stax
  19. Waters – The Other Side Of Midnight (1977) [LP:Waters] ~ Warner Bros.
  20. Ray Lewis – Too Sweet To Be Lonely (1969) ~ D’ar Recording Company
  21. The Unifics – Tables Turned (1968) [LP:Sittin’ In At The Court Of Love] ~ Kapp
  22. Deon Jackson – Pain In My Heart ~ {Hayley}
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593-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Leon Ware – In My Garden (1981) [LP:Rockin’ You Eternally] ~ Elektra
  2. The Masqueraders – Sweet Sweetning (1975) ~ abc
  3. Esther Phillips – Home Is Where The Hatred Is (1971) ~ Kudu
  4. Lawrence Payton – Tell Me You Love Me (1974) ~ abc
  5. O.C. Smith – Nothing But The Best (1980) [LP:Dreams Come True] ~ Universal Family
  6. Carl Carlton – Sexy Lady (1981) [LP:Carl Carlton] ~ 20th Century
  7. C.L. Blast – I’ve Got To Make It On My Own (1980) [LP:I Wanna Get Down] ~ Cotillion
  8. Rena Scott – La Te Da (This Girl’s In Love) (1973) ~ Epic
  9. Bobby Hutton – Loving You, Needing You, Loving You, Wanting You (1974) ~ abc
  10. Billy Cole – Extra Careful (1975) ~ Power Exchange
  11. Ju-Par Universal Orchestra – Mocha Velvet (1976) [LP:Moods And Grooves] ~ Ju-Par
  12. Kool & The Gang – Chocolate Buttermilk (1969) ~ De-Lite
  13. Barbara Acklin – Here Is A Heart (1969) [LP:Seven Days Of Night] ~ Brunswick
  14. Garland Green – Girl I Love You (1969) ~ Revue
  15. Ruby Andrews – Merry-Go-Round (1977) [LP:Genuine Ruby] ~ abc
  16. Atlantic Starr – Don’t Abuse My Love (1978) [LP:Atlantic Starr] ~ A&M
  17. Pockets – Come Go With Me (1977) ~ Columbia
  18. Bobby Patterson – Recipe For Peace (1972) [LP:It’s Just A Matter Of Time] ~ Paula
  19. Little Dooley – (It’s Got To Be) Now Or Never (1972) ~ North Bay
  20. Wilson Pickett – How Will I Ever Know (1975) ~ Wicked
  21. The Counts – What’s It All About (1971) [LP:What’s Up Front That Counts] ~ Westbound
  22. The Notations – A New Day (1971) ~ Twinight
  23. Leon Ware – What’s Your Name (1979) ~ Fabulous
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592-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Martin L. Dumas Jr. – Attitude, Belief & Determination ~ {BBE – Taureen Connection}
  2. Linda Lewis – So Many Mysteries To Find (1977) [LP:Woman Overboard] ~ Arista
  3. James Mason – Dreams (1977) [LP:Rhythm Of Life] ~ Chiaroscuro
  4. The Dramatics – That Heaven Kind Of Feeling (1977) [LP:Shake It Well] ~ abc
  5. Robert Montgomery & Chain Reaction – I Need You Girl (1976) ~ {Soul Junction}
  6. High Inergy – Save It For A Rainy Day (1977) [LP:Turnin’ On] ~ Gordy
  7. Beverly & Duane – Take A Ride (1978) [LP:Beverly & Duane] ~ Ariola
  8. Gentle Persuasion – Gotta Lotta Love (1978) [LP:Gentle Persuasion] ~ Warner Bros.
  9. Candi Staton – Halfway To Heaven (1976) [LP:Candi Staton] ~ Warner Bros.
  10. Johnnie Taylor – Your Love Is Rated X (1977) [LP:Rated Extraordinaire] ~ Columbia
  11. Dizzy Gillespie composed and arranged by Lalo Schifrin – Unicorn (1977) [LP:Free Ride] ~ Pablo
  12. Lionel Hampton – Please Sunrise (1973) [LP:Please Sunrise] ~ Brunswick
  13. Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson – Love Jones (1980) [LP:Love Jones] ~ DJM
  14. Frazelle – Today Is The Day (1982) ~ [Athens Of The North}
  15. Ozone – Our Hearts Will Always Shine (1983) ~ Bellaphon
  16. Fresh Band – Come Back Lover (1984) ~ Are ‘N Be
  17. Al Jarreau – Closer To Your Love (1981) [LP:Breakin’ Away] ~ Warner Bros.
  18. Unlimited Touch – Carry On (1981) [LP:Unlimited Touch] ~ Prelude
  19. Jimmy McGriff – The Bird (1971) [LP:Groove Grease] ~ Groove Merchant
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591-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. Lenny White – Didn’t Know About Love (Till I Found Love) (1983) [LP:Attitude] ~ Elektra
  2. Midnight Star – Slow Jam (1983) [LP:No Parking On The Dance Floor] ~ Solar
  3. Klymaxx – Convince Me (1982) [LP:Girls Will Be Girls] ~ Solar
  4. Dynasty – Adventures In The Land Of Music (1980) [LP:Adventures In The Land Of Music] ~ Solar
  5. Elusion ft Limon Wilson – She’s Got It (1982) [LP:Show And Tell] ~ Cotillion
  6. Coffee – You’re Lovin’ Ain’t As Good As Mine (1977) ~ Lovelite
  7. Veda Brown – I Had A Fight With Love (1977) ~ Rav
  8. Albert Jones – Mother Nature (1977) [LP:The Facts Of Life] ~ Candy Apple
  9. Del Davis – Baby Don’t Wake Me (1971) ~ Bread
  10. Freddie Watson And The Restorators – The Unlucky Seven (1970) ~ Eloys
  11. King Floyd – Love Ain’t What It Used To Be (1971) [LP:Heart Of The Matter] ~ V.I.P.
  12. Jimmy Cobb – Pistachio (1983) [LP:So Nobody Else Can Hear] ~ Contempo Vibrato
  13. Chuck Jackson – What’s With This Loneliness ~ {Kent}
  14. Richard Caiton – I’d Like To Get Near You (1969) ~ Up Tight
  15. Barbara McNair – Forget You Ever Met Me Baby (1968) ~ Tamla Motown
  16. Carl Holmes – Think It Over (1974) [LP:Investigation No. 1] ~ C.R.S.
  17. Bits & Pieces – You Should Have Told Me (1974) ~ Paramount
  18. The Impressions – We Go Back A Ways (1974) [LP:Finally Got Myself Together] ~ Curtom
  19. A Spice Of Ice – I Need Your Lovin’ (1982) [LP:I Need Your Lovin’] ~ Iceland
  20. Lamont Dozier – Second Wing (1983) [LP:Bigger Than Life] ~ Demon
  21. Valerie Simpson – I Believe I’m Gonna Take This Ride (1972) [LP:Valerie Simpson] ~ Tamla
  22. The Spinners – There’s No One Like You (1974) [LP:New And Improved] ~ Atlantic
  23. Fritz – Love, How Is Love ~ Spurtree I’National Sound
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590-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours


  1. The Isley Brothers – For The Love Of You (Part 1 & 2) (1975) [LP:The Heat Is On] ~ T-Neck
  2. Betty Everett – Bedroom Eyes (1975) [LP:Happing Ending] ~ Fantasy
  3. Four Tops – (It’s The Way) Nature Planned It (1972) [LP:Nature Planned It] ~ Motown
  4. Dynamic Superiors – Here Comes That Feeling Again (1977) [LP:Give And Take] ~ Motown
  5. Magic Lady – Please Don’t Say Goodbye (1980) [LP:Magic Lady] ~ Arista
  6. Everlife – I Love You Girl (With All My Heart) (1981) [LP:Everlife] ~ Jibaro
  7. Don Blackman – Since You Been Away So Long (1982) [LP:Blackman] ~ Arista
  8. Billy Paul – Where I Belong (1977) [LP:Only The Strong Survive] ~ Philadelphia International
  9. The Imperials – Where You Gonna Find Somebody Like Me (1978) [LP:Who’s Gonna Love Me] ~ Power Exchange
  10. Caroline Crawford – A Nice Feeling (1978) ~ Mercury
  11. Johnny Guitar Watson – I’ll Remember April (1963) [LP:The Blues Soul Of Johnny Guitar Watson] ~ Johnston
  12. Lezli Valentine – I Won’t Do Anything (1968) ~ All Platinum
  13. Walter Jackson – That’s What Mama Say (1964) ~ OKeh
  14. Jerry Jackson – Wide Awake In A Dream (1962) ~ Kapp
  15. Brown Sugar featuring Clydie King – Didn’t I (1973) [LP:Brown Sugar] ~ Chelsea
  16. Sam Dees & Bettye Swann – Just As Sure (1975) ~ Big Tree
  17. Thelma Jones – How Long (1978) [LP:Thelma Jones] ~ Columbia
  18. Randy Brown – I Wanna Make Love To You (1978) [LP:Welcome To My Room] ~ Parachute
  19. Softones – I Won’t Let You Down This Time (1978) [LP:Brand New Day] ~ H&L
  20. Harvey Scales – All In A Night’s Work (1991) [LP:All In A Nights Work] ~ Earthtone
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