(When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band – (#288)

A Million Songs #000288 (When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:0ybTpvEXuo6neV0emmhAPD” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Bill Curtis, Douglas Gibson & Gerry Thomas Producer: The Fatback Band Studio: Blue Rock Studio – New York, NY Record Label: Event Records Lyrics: Song Meanings Releases Original Release: The Fatback Band – Yum Yum … Continue reading (When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band – (#288)

(There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells (#255)

A Million Songs #000255 (There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:1YlljwJpROgtCkyZff54Mo” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff Vocals: Archie Bell Guitar: Norman Harris Guitar: Roland Chambers Bass: Ronnie Baker Drums: Earl Young Percussion: Vince Montana, Jr. Vibes: Bobby Martin Piano: Leon Huff Organ: Thomas … Continue reading (There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells (#255)

(There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners (#254)

A Million Songs #000254 (There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners Personnel: Written By: Olympic Runners Guitar: Joe Jammer  Vocals: Pearly Gates, George Chandler & Jimmy Haynes Keyboards, Vocals: Pete Wingfield Bass, Vocals: De Lisle Harper Drums, Congas: Glen Lefleur Percussion: Mike Vernon Producer: Mike Vernon Studio: Chipping Norton Recording Studio – Oxfordshire, England Record Label: London Records … Continue reading (There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners (#254)

(Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias – (#229)

A Million Songs #000229 (Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:2VZuVSH6e3SsGLPBVVkucI” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: The Wild Magnolias Lead Vocals, Tambourine, Backing Vocals: Bo Dollis Guitar: Snooks Eaglin Bass: Julius Farmer Drums: Larry Panna Alto Clarinet, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax: Earl Turbinton, Jr.  Backing Vocals, Cowbell, Tambourine: “Crip” Adams … Continue reading (Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias – (#229)

(Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic (#204)

A Million Songs #000204 (Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic Personnel: Written By: George Clinton Vocals: George Clinton, Garry Shider, Junie Morrison, Jessica Cleaves, Philippe Wynne Guitar: Michael Hampton Guitar: Garry Shider Keyboards: Junie Morrison Drums: Bootsy Collins Percussion: Larry Fratangelo Background vocals: Larry Heckstall, Sheila Horne, Ron Ford, Jeanette McGruder, Dawn Silva, Mike Payne, Greg Thomas, … Continue reading (Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic (#204)

(It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s (#167)

A Million Songs #000167 (It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6vAzNhePJpWqseEf9pwBDB” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: James Brown Producer: Fred Wesley Record Label: Polydor Records Lyrics: Genius Releases Original Release: (It’s Not The Express) It’s The JB’s Monaurail (Part 1 & 2) (Single) Original Release Date: 1975 Additional Releases: 1975 – … Continue reading (It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s (#167)

(Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

A Million Songs #000161 (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:1FzVUFA8tIJoWFWUB00iEs” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jE6xaI4pDM&t=278s Sure, this isn’t much of a song. It’s 90 seconds. It doesn’t feature Sharon Jones. There aren’t any lyrics. But it’s the opening track on the first album from one of the best new singers of the … Continue reading (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

(I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

A Million Songs #000133 (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band Originally written by George Clinton (with Deron Taylor), and released by The Parliaments, this version was recorded live at a club in 1968 by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Band, and only released 40 years later … Continue reading (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

(Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band (#107)

A Million Songs #000107 (Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6l2Lwt0cWemZJuMoudlB5G” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Gerry Thomas & Douglas Gibson Producer: The Fatback Band Studio: Blue Rock Studio – New York, NY Record Label: Event Records Releases Original Release: The Fatback Band – Yum Yum Original Release Date: 1977.09.23 Links: … Continue reading (Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band (#107)

(Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz (#98)

A Million Songs #000098 (Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:0bfk8mjptlrr2O3BBDWg8W” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Gary Bartz Saxophone: Gary Bartz Keyboards: Hubert Eaves III Drums: Howard King Producer: James Mtume & Reggie Lucas Record Label: Arista Records Releases Original Release: Gary Bartz – Bartz Original Release Date: 1980 Links: Facebook Thread Music … Continue reading (Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz (#98)