Monthly Archives: June 2013

Break In Transmission

Since there seems to be a bit of a modern/cross over soul vibe going on at the moment. I will leave you with my favourite cross over soul tune, written by Bobby Hebb and just one of the brilliant tracks … Continue reading

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En Vacances

Tomorrow morning we will begin the long trek to Portsmouth to get the ferry to St Malo and then head down to our friends house in le Gurcan just outside Sainte-Foy-la-Grande. This is the crossing that we used to do … Continue reading

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(A Case Of ) Too Much Love Making

It took me will into my thirties to appreciate the subtler, more floaty sounds of Modern Soul. ¬†From the age of about 16 I had immersed myself in the pounding, stomping 60s sounds that were the staple diet of the … Continue reading

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What’s In Yir Box? S

We come to the letter which has the most entries in the box. First up we have a bit of Italian, New Orleans fusion and the best use of harmonica and banjo together that I have in my collection. In … Continue reading

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1988 Rap Week part 5

Well, this is not technically rap but it did come out in 1988 and I did play it last week. I really like this cover of a Bacharach and David standard, it reminds me of the Smith and Mighty covers … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Since it is 1988 hip-hop week and it’s Friday I was going to post Hip-House by DJ Fast Eddie, see what I did there? but I’m fucked if I can find it! So here is a slab of house music … Continue reading

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Just Because

It’s Fucking brilliant and I am officially on annual leave yea ha! Best use of a Shirley Bassey sample I have ever heard. Public Enemy – Harder Than You Think

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