584-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours (Tribute to Paul Thrower)

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Paul Thrower sadly passed away last week, he was a wonderful man, kind, witty and extremely knowledgeable about soul music with a willingness to share this knowledge with everyone. Paul was a guest on my show on many occasions and brought so many laughs and new (to me) tunes each time. By way of a tribute to Paul I have dedicated this show to him and chosen a selection of records he played over the years as both a thank you and an acknowledgement to his unbelievably good ear for soul music.
Rest In Peace Paul

  1. Cleveland Robinson – Somebody To Love ~ Nosnibor
  2. Billy Sha-Rae – Crying Clown (1971) ~ Spectrum
  3. Brad Lundy – (I’m At) The Breaking Point ~ Lundy
  4. Edwin Starr – I’ll Never Forget You (1976) ~ Granite
  5. Chuck and Mariann – Lets Walk Down The Street Together (1968) ~ Rampart
  6. Jo Ann Garrett – One Woman (1968) ~ Duo
  7. Patty Stokes – Is It True? (1967) ~ Mir-A-Don
  8. Marvell Love – Gotta Have Love (1975) ~ Shei
  9. New Birth – Fallin’ In Love (1976) ~ Warner Bros.
  10. Margie Alexander – It’s Worth A Whippin’ (1976) ~ Chi-Sound
  11. Priscilla Price – Only Yesterday (1973) ~ GeNEVA
  12. Laura Lee – I Can’t Make It Alone (1974) ~ Invictus
  13. The Temptations – Smooth Sailing (From Now On (1972) ~ Tamla Motown
  14. Ortheia Barnes – I’ve Never Loved Nobody (Like I Love You) (1967) ~ Coral
  15. Rita Wright – Something On My Mind (1967) ~ Gordy
  16. Tony & Lynn – I’m Hip To You Baby (1968) ~ Blue Rock
  17. Gladys Knight & The Pips – I Wish It Would Rain (1968) ~ Motown
  18. Shirley Walton – The Only One You Can’t Have All By Yourself (1969) ~ Enterprise
  19. Barbara Lewis – Ask The Lovely (1969) ~ Enterprise
  20. Dale Darby – Lets Got It Together (1977) ~ Westgate
  21. The Invitations – We Don’t Allow (No Sitting Down In Here) (1977) ~ Red Greg
  22. Hot Ice – It’s Time To Leave The Disco (1977) ~ Rage
  23. The Delfonics – He Don’t Really Love You (1971) ~ MOJo
  24. Debbie Taylor – I Have Learned To Do Without You (1973) ~ Polydor
  25. Irene Scott – Everyday Worries (1969) ~ Midas
  26. Jo Jo And The Outcast – Why Baby ~ Sound-O-Riffic
  27. The Magnificent Men – By The Time I Get To Phoenix (1968) ~ Capitol

Check out the Guest Shows under Categories on the right hand side of this page to hear more of Paul’s wonderful musical selections

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5 Responses to 584-Rare grooves & modern soul flavours (Tribute to Paul Thrower)

  1. Matt Fox says:

    Wonderful tribute to a wonderful man. Great but sad show, really enjoyed Paul’s choices. He was a true soul connoisseur … will miss him!

  2. Richard Amirault says:

    Hmmm …. the RSS feed for this episode does not have a link to the file.

  3. Paul says:

    Hi Richard, the original file was corrupt so I had to delete and replace it, should be okay now

  4. Stuart Bourne says:

    Hi Paul
    Can’t believe it what a sad loss to our wonderful music a true pioneer and always played some great tunes, with as you say a great sense of humour. Paul Thrower will be truly, truly missed. Great tribute!

    Stu

  5. Graham Higgins says:

    Condolences, I enjoyed his shows when he guested. Had great taste in music.
    Graham

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