Playlist: 02/02/08

Across 110th Street, 2/2/08, Hosted by Ashraya Gupta

Today, we featured political songs—both serious and tongue-in-cheek. Happy voting this Tuesday!

Bobby Womack – Across 110th Street
Lyn Collins – Mama Feelgood
The JBs – I’m Payin’ Taxes, What Am I Buyin’?
The JBs – Gimme Some More
Johnnie Taylor – I Could Never Be President
Johnnie Taylor – Testify
James Brown – Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud)
Sly and the Family Stone – Everyday People
Sly and the Family Stone – Stand!
Parliament & the Funkadelic – Testify
Bobby Womack – American Dream
Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues
Marvin Gaye – The World Is Rated X
The O’Jays – Rich Get Richer
The O’Jays – Shiftless, Shady, Jealous Kind of People
Marvin Gaye – Mercy, Mercy Me
The O’Jays – When the World’s at Peace
Gil Scott Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (live at 125th St and Lenox Ave)
Roberta Flack – Compared to What
Ike & Tina Turner – Workin’ Together
Aretha Franklin – Young, Gifted, and Black
The Staple Singers – Respect Yourself
Ike & Tina Turner – Living for the City
Al Green – To Sir with Love
Sam & Dave – Rich Kind of Poverty
The Charmels – Please Uncle Sam (Send Back My Man)
Eddie Floyd – Don’t Rock the Boat
Otis Redding – Respect
William Bell – A Tribute to a King
Allen Toussaint – What Is Success?
Allen Toussaint – Workin’ In the Coal Mines
The Family – Nation Time
Sly & the Family Stone – You Can Make It If You Try
The Voices of East Harlem – Soul to Soul
Stevie Wonder – Living for the City
Marvin Gaye – Can I Get a Witness
James Brown – Down and Out in New York City
Billy Paul – Am I Black Enough for You?
The Dramatics – Beware of the Man (With the Candy In His Hand)
Donny Hathaway – Little Ghetto Boy
Al Green – The City
Howard Tate – Give Me Some Courage
Ray Charles & Gladys Knight – Heaven Help Us All
Willie Hobbs – Tomorrow (I’ll Begin to Make New Plans)
The Temptations – Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)
Roberta Flack – Trying Times
Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come

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