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
New Edition gets the tribute treatment on the latest JCC, in which host Mike Joseph is joined by wrestling/MMA podcaster (Fight Game Blog) and New Edition fan Garrett (GG) Gonzales (AKA @roheblius). They discuss the history of the highly influential R&B group and play a selection of songs by Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike and Ralph (Johnny too!) in addition to covers, samples (or songs that N.E. sampled), features, duets, proteges and more!
Word To the Mutha!/Bell Biv DeVoe (feat. Ralph, Johnny & Bobby)
You Don't Have to Worry (feat. Fat Joe)/New Edition
Don't Be Cruel/ Bobby Brown
Block Party/ Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill
1-4-All-4-1 / East Coast Family
This One's for Me and You / Johnny Gill (feat. New Edition)
When I Need Somebody/ Ralph Tresvant
Reach Out/ Nas (feat. Mary J. Blige)
Hit Me Off / New Edition
Storm King / Bob James
Let Me Know Something?! / Bell Biv DeVoe
She Ain't Worth It Glenn Medeiros (feat. Bobby Brown)
My Body / LSG
Re-Write the Memories / New Edition
I Really Like It / Harlem World
Curious (feat. Ll Cool J, Busta Rhymes & Lil' Kim) / LSG
Candy / LL Cool J
Silent Prayer Shanice (feat. Johnny Gill)
All Is Fair (feat. Johnny Gill) / Bobby Brown
Put Your Mouth On Me /Eddie Murphy
Full Service (feat. New Edition) / New Kids On the Block
N.E. Heart Break /New Edition
This JCC show is dedicated to the music of Steely Dan; the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted, Grammy winning conglomerate of jazz/soul/rockers headed up by Donald Fagen and the late Walter Becker. Mike Joseph is joined by special guest host Shane (from RFB's "Everybody Plays The Fool") for a selection of Steely Dan cuts, along with hits featuring their sidemen Jeff "Skunk" Baxter and Michael McDonald and a few solo songs from Donald Fagen. You'll also hear a bunch of covers and songs that have sampled the Dan; from the likes of Organized Konfusion, Zo!, De La Soul and more.
Déjà Vu (Uptown Baby)/Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
Forget Me Nots /Patrice Rushen
I.G.Y. /Donald Fagen
FM (No Static At All)/ Steely Dan
Hot Stuff /Donna Summer
Eye Know/ De La Soul
Walk Into The Sun /Organized Konfusion
Reach Out Richard /Mayer Hawthorne
Dirty Work/The Pointer Sisters
How Do the Fools Survive /The Doobie Brothers
Green Earrings /Steely Dan
Been In Love...(featuring Phonte from Little Brother) /Eric Roberson
Missin U / Usher
Black Cow/ Zo! & Tigallo
Love Will Make It Right/ Diana Ross
I Know Where It's At/ All Saints
No Static At All /3rd Bass
PMA /Kool & Kass
New Frontier/ Donald Fagen
Babylon Sisters /Steely Dan
Gas Drawls /MF DOOM
It's time for yet another typically eclectic edition of the Jheri Curl Chronicles. Host Mike Joseph spins classics ranging from golden age hip-hop from Ed OG & Da Bulldogs & Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth to disco courtesy of Sylvester. There's funk, soul, jazz and even a little danceable alternative rock to complete the mix. The talk segments discuss the latest editions to the Library of Congress, a lengthy list of upcoming show guests/curators, the documentary series "UnSung", and more.
When Will I See You Smile Again-BBD
I Got To Have It-Ed OG
One Nation Under A Groove-Funkadelic
Freak Like Me-Adina Howard
You Make Me Feel Mighty Real-Sylvester
World In My Eyes-Depeche Mode
Release The Tension-Patti LaBelle
The Right Stuff-Vanessa Williams
Next To You-High Fashion
If You Were There-Wham
Looking Up To You-Michael Wycoff
Have You Been Making Out OK-Al Green
It’s On You-Pete Rock & CL Smooth
Baby Come Back-Player
Caught Up In The Rapture-Anita Baker
Harlem Blues-Cynda Williams
Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children-Queen Latifah
I Left My Wallet In El Segundo-A Tribe Called Quest
Make It Real-The Jets
Our Day Will Come-Jimmy Scott
The JCC is back with another episode featuring returning guest Eli Taylor of the Objective Subjectivity blog (objectivesubjectivity.tumblr.com) and special guest Gunther of Radio-Active Records in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Along with host Mike Joseph, a bunch of classics from the '70s, '80s and '90s are played, including hits by De La Soul, Brandy and George Michael. They also discuss the fine art of crate digging, childhood memories, the progressive politics of TLC's "Creep", the recent college admissions scandal and much more. Listen in for great music and interesting talk!
Still Not A Player-Big Pun & Joe
Need You Tonight-INXS
Push It- Salt -N- Pepa
Epic-Faith No More
How Deep Is Your Love-Dru Hill
Sittin’ Up In My Room-Brandy
Your Woman-White Town
Return To Innocence-Enigma
Turn The Beat Around-Vicki Sue Robinson
More More More-Andrea True Connection
Outside Your Door-Meshell Ndegeocello
Here Comes The Rain Again-Eurythmics
Always On Time-Ja Rule feat. Ashanti
Fantasy remix-Mariah Carey feat. Ol’ Dirty Bastard
Brass Monkey-Beastie Boys
Say No Go-De La Soul
Regulate-Warren G & Nate Dogg
I Want Your Sex-George Michael
I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)-Stevie Wonder