Two very special guests join the JCC on this show: singer/songwriters Ryan Whitman (making his third appearance on the show) and DEMAR. Amidst some lively discussion (and a visit from Lush Vibes Radio host Calvin Williams), host Mike Joseph plays a mixture of '80s and '90s soul and dance classics by Jodeci, Whitney Houston, TLC and more; as well as new music from both invited guests.
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You (12" Remix)/Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
This Time I Know It's For Real/Donna Summer
I'm Your Baby Tonight (Live)/Whitney Houston
Someday (Unplugged)/ Mariah Carey
Come & Talk to Me (Remix) /Jodeci
The Real Thing/Lisa Stansfield
You Bring Me Joy/Anita Baker
Saving Forever for You/Shanice
Love To Love You Baby/Donna Summer
If You Asked Me To/Patti LaBelle
La Isla Bonita/Madonna
Twisted /Keith Sweat
Sometimes I Miss You So Much/P.M. Dawn
Love You Down/Ready for the World
Body Heat/Ryan Whitman
Will You Be There/Michael Jackson
Yes, this latest JCC show has a theme, which is a super-specific nerdy chart fact that's not revealed until the end of the show. However, this show-as with all shows-can be enjoyed regardless of if you're aware of a theme or not. It's just great music. Host Mike Joseph plays classic old school hits by Whitney Houston, New Edition, The S.O.S. Band, The Four Tops and more. The show also contains news about Janet's Vegas residency, The Oscars and more.
If It Isn’t Love/New Edition
I Wanna Dance With Somebody/Whitney Houston
Do I Do/Stevie Wonder
She’s A Bad Mama Jama/Carl Carlton
Don’t Push It, Don’t Force It/Leon Haywood
Just Be Good To Me/SOS Band
Are You Man Enough/Four Tops
Fairweather Friend/Johnny Gill
I’m So Into You/SWV
Let Me Be The One/Five Star
Another One Bites The Dust/Queen
Close To You/Maxi Priest
It Seems To Hang On/Ashford & Simpson
On & On/Gladys Knight & The Pips
Rock The Boat/Aaliyah
Never Knew Love Like This/Alexander O'Neal & Cherrelle
Here Comes The Hotstepper/Ini Kamoze
Most Beautiful Girl In the World/Prince
If I Ever Fall In Love/Shai
I Don’t Wanna Cry/Mariah Carey
Mike Joseph returns for another two hours of your old school favorites, playing music by The Whispers, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan and more. This episode of the JCC also pays tribute to Dr. Dre (celebrating a birthday this week) by playing tracks from Michel'le, Eazy-E and more. In between music, there's discussion about winter weather, new music and the Jussie Smollett case.
Crazay (feat. Sly Stone)/Jesse Johnson
Lovey Dovey/Tony Terry
Me, Myself & I/De La Soul
Hey Ladies/Beastie Boys
Use Ta Be My Girl /The O'Jays
Turn On Some Music/Marvin Gaye
Got To Be There/Chaka Khan
The Formula/The D.O.C.
Roots, Rap, Reggae/Run-DMC
When a Man Loves a Woman/Jody Watley
U Got The Look/Prince
Let Me Ride/Dr. Dre
Cruisin' In /The Whispers
Easin In/Edwin Starr
Nickel Bags/Digable Planets
Only One Can Win /The Sylvers
Two Can Win/J Dilla
Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn/ Eazy-E
Too Funky/George Michael
You Better Quit/One Way
Blame It on the Night/Finis Henderson
If Only You Knew/ Patti LaBelle
Love is in the air, and the Jheri Curl Chronicles acknowledges Valentine's Day by playing nothing but old school jams with the word "heart" in the title. You'll hear songs about being in love, falling in love and even a few about falling out of love. Artists featured include Zapp, Kenny Loggins, El DeBarge, Aretha Franklin and more.
Dial My Heart (The Boys)
A Broken Heart Can Mend (Alexander O'Neal)
Always In My Heart (Tevin Campbell)
Heart To Heart (Kenny Loggins)
Cross My Heart (Lee Ritenour)
Open Your Heart (Madonna)
Cross My Broken Heart (The Jets)
My Heart Your Heart (The Whispers)
Two Hearts (Stephanie Mills & Teddy Pendergrass)
Cross My Heart (El DeBarge)
Look Into Your Heart (Aretha Franklin)
Take Good Care Of My Heart (Jermaine Jackson & Whitney Houston)
Foolish Heart (Sharon Bryant)
Heartbreaker (Mariah Carey feat. Jay-Z)
Tell It To My Heart (Taylor Dayne)
Heartbeat (Taana Gardner)
Take My Heart (Kool & The Gang)
Time (Clock Of The Heart) (Culture Club)
Heart’s Desire (Don Blackman)
Welcome Into My Heart (The Isley Brothers)
Dancing In The Dark (Hearts To Heart) (Kashif)
The music world lost a legend with the recent passing of pop/R&B superstar James Ingram, and the Jheri Curl Chronicles pays tribute with a handful of his best known songs, as well as a couple of songs he wrote for artists like Michael Jackson and Shalamar. This latest installment of the JCC also features classics from Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston, A Tribe Called Quest and more.
Michael Jackson "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"
James Ingram "It's Real"
Bobby Brown & Whitney Houston "Something in Common"
Intro "Love Thang"
Weldon Irvine "We Gettin' Down"
The Pointer Sisters "Happiness"
Syreeta "I Love Every Little Thing About You"
Diana Ross "My Old Piano"
Slave "Are You Ready for Love"
A Tribe Called Quest "Go Ahead In the Rain"
Main Source "Peace Is Not the Word To Play"
Gladys Knight & The Pips "Save the Overtime (For Me)"
James Ingram "Always"
Mica Paris "My One Temptation"
L.T.D. "Where Did We Go Wrong (feat. Jeffrey Osborne)"
Robert Palmer "Give Me an Inch"
Whitney Houston "You Give Good Love"
Simply Red "Holding Back the Years"
Natalie Cole "I Do"
Tony! Toni! Toné! "Leavin'"
A Tribe Called Quest "What?"
Black Sheep "Flavor of the Month"
Shalamar "You've Got Me Running"
James Ingram "Yah Mo B There"
Janet Jackson "Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun)"
Quincy Jones "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)"
Shane (host of Everybody Plays the Fool on Radio Free Brooklyn; http://eptf.podomatic.com) subs in for Mike for this episode of the JCC. New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint is the main topic of this show-and most of the songs played were written/produced by him, otherwise featured him, or sampled his music. Artists included are Sylvester, Jay-Z, Kool & The Gang, Patti LaBelle and more. The show also includes a tribute to the recently deceased James Ingram.
Janet Jackson "R&B Junkie"
Heavy D & The Boyz "A Better Land"
Irma Thomas "Old Records"
Kool & The Gang & Eumir Deodato "Night People"
Patti LaBelle "Release"
De La Soul "Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)"
Sly & Robbie "Yes We Can Can"
The Pointer Sisters "Going Down Slowly"
Etta James "Sweet Touch of Love"
Chocolate Milk "Girl Calling"
Candi Staton "A Dreamer of a Dream"
Eric Gale "You Got My Life in Your Hands"
Tony Terry "Read My Mind"
Dee Dee Bridgewater "It Ain't Easy"
Aaron Neville "With You in Mind"
Tina Turner "viva la money"
Boz Scaggs "What Do You Want the Girl to Do"
Young-Holt Unlimited "Yes We Can Can"
Lee Dorsey "Occapella"
Treacherous Three "Yes We Can-Can"
Rod Stewart & Booker T. & The M.G.'s "Holy Cow"
Patti Austin & James Ingram "Baby, Come To Me"
Quincy Jones & James Ingram "One Hundred Ways"
James Ingram "Yah Mo B There"
Quincy Jones "Just Once"
Mike Joseph is joined in the studio by Jacob Block from La Reserve Records (http://www.lareserverecords.com/roster/overview). They play music from La Reserve artist Yellow Shoots as well as the JCC's typical selection of classic soul, funk and hip-hop. Philly artists are spotlighted, with music from Grover Washington Jr., Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Boyz II Men and more. We also pay tribute to the legendary Edwin Birdsong by playing two songs from the late artist.
Michael Jackson "Jam"
Blackstreet "No Diggity (feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen)"
Grover Washington, Jr. "Mister Magic"
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince "I'm Looking for the One (To Be With Me)"
Boyz II Men & Michael Bivins "Motownphilly"
Edwin Birdsong "Cola Bottle Baby"
Eric B. & Rakim "Know the Ledge"
Phil Collins "In the Air Tonight"
Yellow Shoots "desert rose"
Prince & The Revolution "Raspberry Beret"
Gang Starr "Just To Get a Rep"
The Stylistics "Hurry Up This Way Again"
Grover Washington, Jr. "Just the Two of Us"
Edwin Birdsong "Rapper Dapper Snapper"
The Spinners "I'll Be Around"
Grace jones "Nipple to the Bottle"
Billy Ocean "Mystery Lady"
Tony! Toni! Toné! "I Care"
Patti LaBelle "Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)"
The host of Radio Free Brooklyn's Lush Vibes Radio, Calvin Williams, fills in for Mike Joseph on this episode of the JCC, and plays a wide array of old-school soul, funk and dance classics. Check out hits by legends like Zapp, Weather Report, Change (with Luther Vandross on lead vocals) , Full Force, and more.
Change “The Glow of Love”
Janet Jackson “R&B Junkie”
Earth, Wind & Fire “Touch (Remastered)”
Patrice Rushen “Remind Me (Remastered Version)”
Tony! Toni! Toné! “Little Walter”
Zapp “More Bounce to the Ounce”
A Tribe Called Quest “Can I Kick It?”
Michael McDonald “Sweet Freedom”
After 7 “Ready or Not” from After 7
Teena Marie “I Need Your Lovin'”
Full Force “Ain't My Type of Hype”
Al B. Sure! “Nite & Day”
Company B “full circle”
David Bowie “Let's Dance”
Jermaine Jackson “Let's Get Serious”
Anita Baker “Giving You the Best That I Got”
Irene Cara “Fame - (Fame)”
Raydio “Rock On”
The Pointer Sisters “Jump (for My Love)”
Ready for the World “Oh Sheila”
Morris day “Are You Ready (Minneapolis Mix)”
The Manhattans “Too Hot to Stop It”
Jeff Lorber Fusion “Rain Dance”
LL Cool J “Around the Way Girl”
Quincy Jones “Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)”
Weather Report “Birdland”
P.M. Dawn “I'd Die Without You”
Happy 2019! For the first JCC show of the new year, Mike Joseph is joined by Luke Griffin, the creator and host of The Bushwick Podcast. https://www.hearbushwick.com
Luke and Mike talk about the changes New York City has experienced recently, and why Luke felt compelled to create a podcast to get to know his neighborhood. They also talk about-and play-a bunch of classic sounds from the '70s, '80s and '90s, pay tribute to Daryl Dragon of The Captain & Tennille, go in-depth on the weirdness of Michael Jackson's "You Rock My World" video, discuss Steely Dan's litigious nature and so much more.
Zapp "Computer Love"
Soul for Real "Candy Rain"
Steely Dan "Black Cow"
Mark Morrison "Return of the Mack"
Mint Condition "Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)"
Bobby Caldwell "What You Won't Do for Love"
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald "On My Own"
Brownstone "If You Love Me"
Guy "Piece of My Love"
Michael Jackson "You Rock My World"
The Jones Girls "Who Can I Run To"
Mtume "Juicy Fruit"
Sade "Love Is Stronger Than Pride"
Captain & Tennille "Do That To Me One More Time"
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Full Force, Cult Jam & Lisa Lisa "I Wonder If I Take You Home"
Stevie Wonder "All Day Sucker"
The Gap Band "Outstanding"
Tony! Toni! Toné! "Anniversary"
Steely Dan "Gaucho"
New Edition "Boys to Men"
It's almost New Year's, and for The Jheri Curl Chronicles, that means two hours of nothing but non-stop party jams. Host Mike Joseph plays some of the most celebratory uptempo songs of the '80s in this mix. Featured artists include The Jacksons, Prince & The Revolution, and Rick James.
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam "Let the Beat Hit 'Em"
Madonna "Into the Groove"
Laid Back "White Horse"
Prince & The Revolution "Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive) [Extended Version]"
Black Box "Everybody Everybody (feat. Martha Wash)"
Technotronic "Pump Up the Jam"
Naughty By Nature "O.P.P"
Run-DMC "Peter Piper"
Teena Marie "Square Biz"
Young MC "Bust a Move"
The Jacksons "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"
DeBarge "Rhythm of the Night"
Paul Hardcastle "Rainforest (Original Version)"
The Bar-Kays "Freakshow On the Dance Floor"
Midnight Star "No Parking (On the Dance Floor)"
Salt-N-Pepa "Push It"
Rick James "Super Freak"
The Human League "Don't You Want Me"
George Kranz "Din Daa Daa (Original US Mix)"
Grace jones "Pull Up to the Bumper"
Bell Biv DeVoe "Poison"
Samantha Fox "Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)"
Cameo "Single Life"
Johnny Kemp "Just Got Paid"
Chubb Rock "Treat 'Em Right"
Billy Ocean "Nights (Feel Like Gettin' Down)"
Chic "Good Times"