Playlist: 05/16/09

Across 110th Street
Date: May 2, 2009
Host: Ashraya Gupta

Bobby Womack – Across 110th Street
James Brown – I’m Shook
James Brown – Popcorn With a Feeling (Instrumental)
The Budos Band – Ride or Die
The Budos Band – Mas o Menos
///The Meters – Sophisticated Cissy
The Meters – Ease Back
J.J. Jackson – But It’s Alright
John Roberts – Sockin’ 1-2-3-4
Larry Williams & Johnny Watson – Two For the Price of One
Paulette Parker – Driving Wheel
///The Mighty Imperials – Kick the Blanket
Ernie Kdoe – Until the Real Thing Comes Along
James Brown – Any Day Now
James Brown – If I Ruled the World
The Insights – Love and Peace of Mind
///The Meters – This Is My Last Affair
Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information
Shuggie Otis – Sweet Thang
Shuggie Otis – Not Available
Shuggie Otis – Strawberry Letter 23
Sly & the Family Stone – Time
Sly & the Family Stone – Spaced Cowboy
Sly & the Family Stone – Runnin’ Away
///Shuggie Otis – Pling
Orlando Julius & His Modern Soul Aces – My Girl
Orlando Julius & His Modern Soul Aces – Jagua Nana
Al Green – How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
O.V. Wright – You Gonna Make Me Cry
Jeanette Williams – Stuff
Tyrone Davis – You Keep Me Holding On
The Mighty Imperials – Funky Belly
///The Mighty Imperials – Ride Shank’s Mare
Betty Wright – Girls Can’t Do What the Guys Do
Betty Wright – Let Me Be Your Lovemaker
James Brown – Slaughter’s Theme
The Last Word – Keep On Bumpin’ Before You Give Out of Gas
Fred & the New J.B.’s – Breakin’ Bread
Lyn Collins & the J.B.’s – How Long Can I Keep It Up
James Brown – People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul
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Mr. C & Funck Junction (Lou Courtney) – Hot Butter ‘N All
Wisdom – Nefertiti
Darondo – Let My People Go
Billy Baron – Communication
///The Meters – Darling Darling Darling
Doris Troy – Just One Look
Otis Redding – That’s What My Heart Needs
Otis Redding – These Arms of Mine
Otis Redding – Try a Little Tenderness (Live in Europe)
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Aretha Franklin – Ain’t Nobody Gonna Turn Me Around
Aretha Franklin – I Can’t See Myself Leaving You
Aretha Franklin – I Can’t Wait to See My Baby’s Face
Aretha Franklin – Love the One You’re With (Live at Fillmore West)
///Willie Hutch – Theme from the Mack
Jackie Wilson – Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher and Higher)

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Playlist: 05/02/09

Across 110th St.
Date: May 2, 2009
Hosts: Ashraya Gupta + Jessica Ruby

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
Wendy Rene – Give You What I Got
J.J. Barnes – Sweet Sherry
Mickey Lee Lane – Hey Sah-Lo-Ney
Soul Machine – Bag of Goodies
Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones – Sweet Back
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Ike & Tina Turner – I Want to Take You Higher
The Dramatics – Get Up and Get Down
The Dramatics – Thank You for Your Love
The Impressions – Choice of Colors
The Commodores – This Is Your Life
MFSB – K-Jee
Marvin Gaye – “T” Stands for Trouble
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James Brown – Payback
James Brown – Paper Don’t Take No Mess
James Brown – Stoned to the Bone Pt. 1
James Brown – My Thang (Undubbed Mix)
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Ironing Board Sam – Man of the Street
Lee Dorsey – Give It Up
Ann Sexton – You’re Gonna Miss Me
The Meters – Look-Ka Py Py
Syl & Jimmy Johnson – Two Johnson’s Are Better Than One
Syl & Jimmy Johnson – Oprah
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Ruby Johnson – I’ll Run Your Hurt Away
Ruby Johnson – Don’t Play that Song (You Lied)
Wilson Pickett – Outskirts of Town
Carla Thomas – Let Me Be Good to You
Sam & Dave – Hold On, I’m Comin’
Sam Cooke – Ain’t That Good News
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Eddie Floyd – On a Saturday Night
Mable John – Don’t Hit Me No More
Otis Redding – Satisfaction
Otis Redding – Cigarettes and Coffee
Otis Redding – It’s Too Late
Ann Peebles – (I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody’s Home
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Inner Life – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles – I Second that Emotion
Stevie Wonder – For Once in My Life
Willie Mitchell – Soul Serenade
Ann Peebles – Part Time Love
Al Green – I Can’t Get Next to You
George Jackson – Aretha, Sing One For Me
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Norma & the Heartaches – Hot Pants
Three Degrees – Reflections of Yesterday
Aretha Franklin – You’re All I Need to Get By
Aretha Franklin – Spanish Harlem
The Supremes & The Four Tops – Where Would I Be Without You, Baby
The Supremes & The Four Tops – What Do You Have to Do (To Stay on the Right Side of Love)

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Announcement: April Pre-emptions

The show is going to be pre-empted for the rest of April, by a few good things and a few good programmers. Here’s what’ll be going down:

April 10-12, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Annual Country Music Festival
Perspectives in Country Music

April 18, Saturday
Columbia Baseball vs. Cornell
11.45am-5pm

April 25, Saturday
Columbia Baseball vs. Penn
11.45am-5pm

The Country Festival is an annual American Department event, so most of us Across 110th-ers will be participating. Here’s a schedule of what to expect:

Friday, April 10, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Introduction to the Festival
1 a.m. to 6 a.m. – Country Couples
6 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Billy Joe Shaver
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Mickey Newbury
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Michael Martin Murphey
10 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Outlaw Country Songwriters

Saturday, April 11, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Instrumental Steel Guitar
1 a.m. to 5 a.m. – The Musicians of Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys
5 a.m. to 8 a.m. – David Grisman and Jerry Garcia
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Geno Delafose
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Tony Trischka (New York Alive Program)
7 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Don Helms

Sunday, April 12, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Don Helms (continued)
1 a.m. to 3 a.m. – Cajun
3 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. – Country Gospel
5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – George Jones
2:30 to 4 p.m. – Eddy Arnold
4 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Dolly Parton
11 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Hank Williams Request Hour

It should be a fun weekend.

While we won’t be on air, we’ll keep posting up concert announcements—and maybe I’ll use the extra time to write a few blog entries about a few lesser known soul and funk artists and tracks.

[Ashraya]

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Playlist: 04/04/09

Date: April 4, 2009
Host(s): Jessica Ruby + Ashraya Gupta

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
The Supremes & the Four Tops – You Gotta Have Love in Your Heart
The Supremes & the Four Tops – I Wonder Where We’re Going
The Moments – Not on the Outside
The Delfonics – Delfonics Theme
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Aretha Franklin – Drown In My Own Tears
Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
Aretha Franklin – Soul Serenade
Aretha Franklin – Don’t Let Me Lose This Dream
Carolyn Franklin – You Really Didn’t Mean It
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Darondo – Didn’t I
Myron & E. (with the Soul Investigators) – I Can’t Let You Get Away
Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators – My Four Leaf Clover
Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators – Holdin’ On
Five Blind Boys of Mississippi – I Love the Lord
Five Blind Boys of Mississippi – There’s No Need to Cry
///
Otis Redding – These Arms of Mine (Live at the Whisky A Go Go)
The Mar-Keys – “Dear James” Medley (I’ll Go Crazy / Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag / I Got You / Good Loving / Night Train)
Sam & the Soul Machine – Water Hole
Sam & the Soul Machine – Mercy-D
Sam & the Soul Machine – Git-It
George Jackson – Aretha, Sing One for Me
Willie Mitchell – I Say a Little Prayer
Al Green – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
Sugarman Three – Baby I Love You
///
Al Green – Simply Beautiful
Al Green – Oh Pretty Woman
The Staple Singers – This World
The Staple Singers – Respect Yourself
Solomon Burke – Don’t Give Up On Me
Marvin Gaye – Baby Don’t Do It
///
The Isley Brothers – Love the One You’re With
Willie Hobbs – Big Legged Woman
Annette Snell – Love Connection
Willie Hutch – Mack’s Stroll / Getaway (Chase Scene)
Willie Hutch – Slick
Weldon Irvine – Love Your Brother
James Brown – Stormy Monday
James Brown – A Man Has to Go Back to the Cross Road Before He Finds Himself Sometime
///
The Mar-Keys – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Ann Peebles – I Pity the Fool
O.V. Wright – Medley: God Blessed Our Love / When a Man Loves a Woman / That’s How Strong My Love Is
///
Willie Hobbs – A Woman is a Nice Thing
Robert Thomas – Soul of a Man
Matt & Robert – These Arms of Mine
Billy Mills – Under the Pines
Willie Hobbs – Cry Cry Cry
Billy Mills – All These Things

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Playlist: 03/21/09

Across 110th St.
Date: March 21, 2009
Host: Ashraya Gupta

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
Jermaine Jackson – Strong Love
Syreeta Wright – I Love Every Little Thing About You
Sly & the Family Stone – Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again
The Meters – The World Is a Bit Under the Weather (Doodle Oop)
The Meters – I Need More Time
The Meters – Good Old Funky Music
Little Oscar – The Funky Buzzard
///
The Impressions – Riding High
The Impressions – Never Let Me Go
The Impressions – It’s All Right
The Impressions – We’re a Winner
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles – You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
Ann Peebles – I Can’t Stand the Rain
Ann Peebles – (I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody’s Home
George Jackson – Aretha Sing One For Me
Al Green – I’m Still In Love With You
Otis Clay – Trying ot Live My Life Without You
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Martha & the Vandellas – Quicksand
Stevie Wonder – Hey Love
Martha Reeves – No One There
The Undisputed Truth – You Got the Love I Need
Major Lance – Um Um Um Um
Major Lance – Hey Little Girl
Billy Mills – Monkey Time
Willie Hobbs – One Woman Lover
///
Willie Hobbs – Action
Ede Robin – Dead
James Brown – Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag
Al Green – People Get Ready
Willie Mitchell – I Say a Little Prayer
///
Eddie Floyd – Knock on Wood

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Playlist: 03/07/09

Date: March 7, 2009
Host: Shawana Howard

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
Tessie Hill – Great Things
Edwin Hawkins Singers – Oh Happy Day
Kool & the Gang – Universal Sound
Lonnie Jordan – Junkie to My Music (1979)
War – Outlaw (1982)
///
George Duke – Reach for It
Eddie Kendricks – Girl, U Need a Change of Mind
George Clinton – If Anybody Gets Funked Up
Ohio Players – Who’d She Coo?
War – Galaxy
///
Jackson 5 – Hum Along and Dance
Brass Construction – Changin’
Booker T. & the MGs – Melting Pot
///
Phyliss Hyman – Living All Alone
Aretha Franklin – Hooked On Your Love
DJ Rogers – Say You Love Me, One More Time
///
Edwin Star – SOS / Agent Double O soul
Esquires – Get On Up
Jay & the Techniques – Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie
Harvey Mason – Till U Take My Love
Joe Tex – I Ain’t Gone Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)
Gladys Knight & the Pips – Everybody Needs Love
Darrell Banks – Open the Door to Your Heart
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters – Let’s Go Let’s Go Let’s Go
William Devaughn – Be Thankful For What You Got
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Jackie Lee – The Duck
James Brown – Don’t Be a Dropout

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Playlist: 02/28/09

Across 110th St.
Date: February 28, 2009
Host: Ashraya Gupta

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
Eddie Kendricks – Keep On Truckin’
The Delfonics – When You Get Right Down To It
The Delfonics – Delfonics Theme
The Three Degrees – If and When
The Three Degrees – Long Lost Lover
The Three Degrees – Can’t You See What You’re Doing to Me?
///
Brighter Side of Darkness – Love Jones
Cymande – The Message
The Poets of Rhythm – Strokin’ The Grits
United 8 – Going Uptown to Get Down
Cold Grits – It’s Your Thing
Orlando Julius & His Modern Aces – My Girl
Orlando Julius & His Modern Aces – Jagua Nana
///
Fela Kuti – Viva Nigeria
Fela Kuti – Obe
Wilson Pickett – Land of 1000 Dances
Voices of East Harlem – Soul to Soul
Fela Kuti – Ako
Fela Kuti – Witchcraft
///
Rufus – Somebody’s Watching You
Rufus – Pack’d My Bags
Rufus – Rufusized
Parliament – Mr. Wiggles
///
Sly & the Family Stone – You Caught Me Smiling
Mary Jane Hooper – I’ve Got Reasons
Joe Tex – Watermelon Man
Joe Tex – Where Can a Man Go From Here
Al Green – How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
///
The Charmels – As Long As I’ve Got You
Bob & Earl – Harlem Shuffle
Dyke & the Blazers – Funky Broadway (Pt. 1)
Fantastic Johnny C – Boogaloo Down Broadway
Jackie Wilson – Whispers (Getting Louder)
Jackie Wilson – Get the Sweetest Feeling
Joe Simon – Message from Maria
Otis & Carla – Lovey Dovey
///
Aretha Franklin – You Send Me
Aretha Franklin – My Song
Ike & Tina Turner – You Can Have It
James Brown – Georgia On My Mind
James Brown – It’s a New Day
James Brown – Bewildered
James Brown – Sex Machine
James Brown – Try Me
James Brown – Medley: Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag / I Got You (I Feel Good) / I Got the Feeling
James Brown – Give It Up or Turnit Loose

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Playlist 02/21/09

Across 110th St.
Date: February 21, 2009
Host: Jessica Ruby

Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.
Syl Johnson – Please Don’t Give Up On Me
Syl Johnson – Bout to Make Me Leave Home
Syl Johnson – Stuck in Chicago
Syl Johnson – Wind, Blow Her Back My Way
Syl Johnson – Let Yourself Go
Syl Johnson – Love You Left Behind
///
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – We Can Make It, We Can
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – When Nobody Cares
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Don’t Say You Love Me
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Wish I Knew
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – My World Is Empty Without You
Rufus Thomas – Sophisticated Sissy
///
Harold Melvin & Blue Notes – Bad Luck
Otis Redding – Glory of Love
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas – Knock on Wood
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas – Tramp
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas – Bring It On Home To Me
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas – Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine
Bill Withers – Use Me
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Stevie Wonder – I Wish
Stevie Wonder – Knocks Me Off My Feet
Stevie Wonder – Pastime Paradise
Bootsy Collins – Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby
Bootsy Collins – Hollywood Squares
Bootsy Collins – I’d Rather Be With You
///
Funkadelic – A Joyful Process
Syl Johnson – Annie Got Hot Pants Power, Pt. 1
Mickey Murray – Sticky Sue
Ella Washington – I Don’t Care About Your Past
Alder Ray Black & The Fame Gang – Just Because the Package’s Been
Unwrapped & Opened (Doesn’t Mean the Merchandise
Is Spoiled)
Ann Sexton – Sugar Daddy
Eddie Bradford – You Made Your Bed
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The Staple Singers – Are you Sure/He’s Alright
Ike & Tina Turner – I Smell Trouble
Wilson Pickett – Funky Broadway
Wilson Pickett – Land of 1000 Dances
The Voices of East Harlem – Soul to Soul
///
Marvin Gaye – Can I Get a Witness
Marvin Gaye – Try It Baby
Marvin Gaye – What’s the Matter With You Baby
Marvin Gaye – Baby Don’t You Do It
Marvin Gaye – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
The Budos Band – Chicago Falcon
The Budos band – Budos Rising

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Playlist: 02/14/09

Across 110th St.
Date: Saturday, February 14th
Host: Jessica Ruby

Bobby Womack – Check it Out
Eddie Floyd – Knock on Wood
Aretha Franklin – Baby I Love You
Wilson Pickett – I’m in Love
Aretha Franklin – Love the One You’re With
Aretha Franklin – Eleanor Rigby
Aretha Franklin – Don’t Play That Song
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Al Green – La-La For You
Al Green – So You’re Leaving
Al Green – What Is This Feeling
Al Green – Old Time Lovin’
Carla Thomas – Your Love Indeed
Carla Thomas – Fools Fall In Love
Carla Thomas – A Love of My Own
Carla Thomas – The Love We Shared
Lonnie Youngblood – You Got It (Talkin’ Bout My Love)
The Moments – Stay
Parliament – Common Law Wife
Ohio Players – Love Rollercoaster
The Isley Brothers – My Love Is Your Love (Forever)
Chris Clark – Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
Barbara McNair – Forget You Ever Met Me Baby
Stevie Wonder – Hey Love
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – When We’re Together
Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
Marvin Gaye – Come Get to This
Marvin Gaye – I Want You
Marvin Gaye – Heavy Love Affair
Stevie Wonder – We Can Work It Out
Stevie Wonder – Boogie On, Reggae Woman
Otis Redding – That’s How Strong My Love Is
Otis Redding – Chained & Bound
Otis Redding – Woman, Lover, A Friend
Otis Redding – Your One & Only Man
Otis Redding – Nothing Can Change This Love
Otis Redding – It’s Too Late
O.V. Wright – I Feel Love Growin’
O.V. Wright – Precious, Precious
O.V. Wright – Tryin’ to Live My Life Without You
Ike & Tina Turner – I Love What You Do to Me
Ike & Tina Turner – Baby (What You Want Me to Do)
Ike & Tina Turner – Sweet Flustrations
James Carr – Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
James Carr – Everybody Needs Somebody
James Carr – That’s the Way Love Turned Out for Me
James Carr – To Love Somebody
Patti & Labelle – Lady Marmalade
Patti & Labelle – You Turn Me On
Paul Varisco & the Milestones – Divorce for a Wedding Present
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Natural Born Lover
Bobby Womack – Across 110th St.

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Concerts: 02/09

Monday, February 9th: Alexis P. Suter Band @ B.B. King Blues Club
Wednesday, February 11th: Gil Scott-Heron @ SOB’s
Thursday, February 12th: Gil Scott-Heron @ SOB’s
Friday, February 13th: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (with the Menahan Street Band) @ Nokia Theatre
Saturday, February 14th: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (with Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens) @ Nokia Theatre
Sunday, February 15th: Al Jarreau and Ashford & Simpson @ Nokia Theatre
Friday, February 20th: The Neville Brothers, Dr. John & the Lower 911 @ Terminal 5
Thursday, February 26th: George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars @ B.B. King Blues Club

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