Mark Piro is in the house for the latest installment of the JCC. Mark is a music enthusiast, the head of A&R for Craft Recordings, founder of the reissue label Analog Spark, and piano karaoke player at Sid Gold's Request Room. Mark and Mike Joseph chat about record collections, being a music obsessive, and the best record stores in the country. Of course, there is also a bunch of music played. We pay tribute to Dr. John and Bushwick Bill, play rarities from The Isley Brothers and Mavis Staples, and celebrate the 29th anniversary of Mariah Carey's debut album.
Dr. John - Accentuate the Positive
The Isley Brothers - My Love Is Your Love (Forever)
Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
Marvin Gaye - Come Get to This
Mavis Staples & William Bell - Strung Out Over You
Player - Baby Come Back
Todd Rundgren - Just One Victory
David Porter - Long As You're the One Somebody In the World
Lee Fields & The Expressions - Will I Get off Easy
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - It's Easy To Fall In Love (With a Guy Like You)
Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
Mariah Carey - Sent from Up Above
Kelly Finnigan - I Don't Wanna Wait
Exposé - I'll Never Get Over You Getting Over Me
The Deele - Two Occasions
Stevie Wonder - You and I
Diana Ross - Home
Geto Boys - Mind Playing Tricks On Me
Singer/songwriter/label owner Yellow Shoots (Greg Matthews) joins Mike Joseph on this episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles. The musician discusses his influences, the unclassifiable nature of his work, his stage name, and upcoming project. There's also a ton of classic music to enjoy, including great songs by Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Erykah Badu, Jeff Buckley and more.
Tom Browne/Funkin' for Jamaica
Bootsy/I'd Rather Be With You
Sly & The Family Stone/Sing A Simple Song
James Brown/The Payback
Prince/Lady Cab Driver
Wings/Arrow Through Me
Erykah Badu/Gone Baby, Don't Be Long
Roger/I Want To Be Your Man
Yellow Shoots/Magic Man (feat. Braxton Cook)
Jeff Buckley/Everybody Here Wants You
Jimi Hendrix/Trash Man
Stevie Wonder/Shoo Be Doo Be Doo Da Day
Curtis Mayfield/Right On For The Darkness
Donny Hathaway/You've Got A Friend
Bobby Brown/Every Little Hit
Writer/reissue guru Mike Duquette (theseconddisc.com founder) joins Mike Joseph on the latest JCC show. They discuss upcoming reissue projects, celebrate the birthdays of several JCC legends (Gladys Knight, La Toya Jackson), play a song in remembrance of Melvin Edmonds of After 7, and discuss the recent Heavy D documentary.
It's Time To Party Now (Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio)
Say It Isn't So (Daryl Hall & John Oates)
Men (Gladys Knight)
Black Cat (remix) (Janet Jackson)
Happy Birthday (Stevie Wonder)
You're The Man (Marvin Gaye)
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (Sting)
Paradise (Herbie Hancock)
Nights Like This (After 7)
Don't Curse (Heavy D & The Boyz)
Close (To The Edit) (The Art Of Noise)
7 (acoustic) (Prince & The New Power Generation)
Amazing (George Michael)
Baby Let's Kiss (Jesse Johnson)
Hot Potato (La Toya Jackson)
Dear Michaelangelo (Sheila E)
The Sex Of It (Kid Creole & The Coconuts)
Tenderness (General Public)
I Can't Stand The Rain (Tina Turner)
Kenny Bernard (drums) and Wes Miles (lead vocals) from indie rock band Ra Ra Riot are the special guests on the latest JCC show. They talk about their upcoming album and tour, and selected some great classic soul and hip hop to play. Included in the playlist is music by A Tribe Called Quest, Bobby Caldwell, Marvin Gaye and The Isley Brothers.
A Tribe Called Quest-Steve Biko (Stir It Up)
KC and the Sunshine Band -I Get Lifted
Musical Youth-Pass the Dutchie
Marvin Gaye-Got to Give It Up
Fat Boys -human Beat Box
Kool & The Gang -Get Down On It
William Onyeabor -Heaven and Hell
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five -White Lines
Black Sheep -The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)
Ra Ra Riot -Water (feat. Rostam)
The Isley Brothers -Footsteps In the Dark, Pts. 1 & 2
Baby Huey & The Baby Sitters -Hard Times
Bobby Caldwell -Open Your Eyes
Ra Ra Riot -Bad to Worse
Kenny Loggins -What a Fool Believes
This episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles features 2 hours of hip-hop classics from the '80s and '90s. Host Mike Joseph is joined by special guest Naji, host of the interview show Cigar Talk and reviewer for Rap Radar. The playlist includes songs by The Notorious B.I.G., Eric B & Rakim, Mary J. Blige and more.
Fugees/Killing Me Softly With His Song
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince/ Summertime
Juvenile/ Back That Azz Up
2Pac/ Keep Ya Head Up
DMX / How's It Goin' Down (feat. Faith Evans)
Mary J. Blige / Real Love (feat. The Notorious B.I.G.) [Remix]
Craig Mack / Flava In Ya Ear Remix (feat. The Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes & Rampage)
Ice Cube / It Was a Good Day (Remix)
Nas / Life's a Bitch
Outkast / Aquemini
Eric B. & Rakim / Don't Sweat the Technique
The Notorious B.I.G. / Ten Crack Commandments
Missy Elliott / Sock It 2 Me
Kris Kross / Jump
Busta Rhymes / Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See
Puff Daddy / It's All About the Benjamins(feat. The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim & the Lox) [Remix]
Singer/songwriter/bandleader Oliver Kennan takes his musical cues from soul legends like Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding, so it was only right to have him as a guest on the JCC during the week of his album "Oh Boy"'s release. Kennan and host Mike Joseph discuss the process of music making, Oliver's musical influences, and play a mixture of soul that spans decades-from the 60s sounds of Sam Cooke and Pickett to 21st century soul revivalists like Charles Bradley.
Wilson Pickett-Land of 1000 Dances
The Gap Band -You Dropped a Bomb On Me
Otis Redding -Shake
Curtis Mayfield -Move On Up
Oliver Kennan -The Tinkerer
D’Angelo and The Vanguard -Ain't That Easy
Dr. John -Iko Iko
Funkadelic -Can You Get to That
Charles Bradley -Changes
Stevie Wonder-For Once in My Life
Betty Davis -They Say I'm Different
Carl Carlton -She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) [Edit]
Oliver Kennan -Which Way is Up
Al Green-Love & Happiness
Sam Cooke -You Send Me
Tower of Power -What Is Hip?
Wilson Pickett -Hey Jude
Oliver Kennan -The One
Co-owner of La Reserve, Matt Block, joins Mike Joseph for the latest episode of the JCC. The playlist for show 128 contains a strong selection of '70s soul and jazz classics, including music from Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire and more music. The show also explores Matt's Philly roots and growing up listening to jazz and playing trumpet.
The Spinners-I'll Be Around
Earth, Wind & Fire-Serpentine Fire
Miles Davis-Black Satin
The Stylistics-Stop Look Listen (To Your Heart)
Freddie Hubbard-Theme from Kareem
Kool & The Gang-Open Sesame
Herbie Hancock-I Thought It Was You
Sly & The Family Stone-Family Affair
Bernard Hermann-Main Title Taxi Driver
Roberta Flack -Feel Like Makin' Love
Marvin Gaye-"T" Plays It Cool
Al Green-I'm Still in Love with You
Tavares-More Than a Woman
Weather Report-Teen Town
Yvonne Elliman-If I Can't Have You
Heatwave-Lay It On Me
Return to Forever-500 Miles High
Shirley Bassey-Diamonds Are Forever
Comedian, writer (Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, The Desus & Mero Show) and hip-hop fan Josh Gondelman joins host Mike Joseph for another edition of the JCC. The playlist features a who's who of '90s hip-hop, with classic material from OutKast, NaS, LL Cool J and many more. Josh also talks about growing up as a hip-hop fan, his childhood in suburban Massachusetts, and his new album "Dancing On A Weeknight".
Run-DMC "It's Tricky"
LL Cool J "Rock the Bells"
Beastie Boys "What Comes Around"
Eric B. & Rakim "I Ain't No Joke"
A Tribe Called Quest "Electric Relaxation"
The Roots "Anti-Circle"
EPMD "You Gots to Chill"
De La Soul "En Focus"
The Pharcyde "Soul Flower"
Wu-Tang Clan "Protect Ya Neck"
Josh Gondelman "Every Pug Needs a Lady"
Redman "Rated R"
Chubb Rock "Yabba Dabba Doo"
Mobb Deep "Shook Ones Pt. II"
The Notorious B.I.G. "Warning"
Snoop Doggy Dogg "Who Am I (What's My Name)"
NWA "Express Yourself"
Busta Rhymes feat. Q-Tip "Ill Vibe"
Josh Gondelman "Catch A Falling Star"
NaS "The World Is Yours"
OutKast feat. Goodie Mob "Call Of Da Wild"
Michael Jackson "Leave Me Alone"
Mike Joseph brings special guests The Rad Trads to the show. The Brooklyn band's stew of rock, jazz and soul has won them raves for their energetic live performances. The guys talk about their latest album "On Tap", share tour stories, and talk music. They curated a great selection of music for this show that covers classic soul, New Orleans funk, and an eclectic array of pop and rock sounds.
The Stylistics /People Make the World Go Round
The O'Jays/Use Ta Be My Girl
Prince & The Revolution /Pop Life
Genesis /Man On the Corner
The Rad Trads /My Place
The Kinks /Living On a Thin Line
Prefab Sprout /When Love Breaks Down
The Spinners/It's a Shame
Earl King /Street Parade
The Wild Magnolias /Handa Wanda
The Meters/Wichita Lineman
Novos Baianos/Tinindo Trincando
The Rad Trads /Thumbtack
Ween /Your Party
The Isley Brothers /Lay Away
Funkadelic /Can You Get to That
The Rad Trads /Good Luck Unto Ya
Peter from Zipped Lips Music joins Mike Joseph for a brand new installment of the JCC. Not only do we premiere the Zipped Lips cover of the Jermaine Stewart classic "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off", we also play music from Peter's production/musical partner White Raspberry. Of course, it wouldn't be a JCC show if we didn't deliver a healthy amount of old school classics. This show contains music from The System, Jesse Johnson's Revue, Morris Day and many more.
Herb Alpert feat. Janet Jackson/Diamonds (12" Mix)
Jesse Johnson's Revue/Be Your Man
Regina/ Baby Love (12" Mix)
Karyn White/ Secret Rendezvous
The System/ The Pleasure Seekers
Jody Watley / Don't You Want Me (7" mix)
Ready for the World/ Ceramic Girl
Dan Hartman /We Are the Young
Zipped Lips /We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Cherrelle / Fragile... Handle With Care
Roxette /View from a Hill
Morris Day / Fishnet
The Deele /Material Thangz
American Gypsy /The Champ
Kashif / I Just Got to Have You (Lover Turn Me On)
Total Contrast / Takes a Little Time
Whitney Houston / Thinking About You
WHITE RASPBERRY / High Class Luvr
Aretha Franklin / Another Night