2012-02-11 - Craig Charles, The City Champs - The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show

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If you fancy some Stax-inspired soul this weekend, Craig is joined from Memphis by the lean, mean soul machine that is The City Champs. They've been described as "one part Booker T. and The MGs, one part Jimmy Smith, and one part Henry Mancini".

Craig also continues his countdown of his favourite tunes in The Funky 52; a listener takes control in Spinage a Trois; and another celeb reveals their soulful side in Secret Soul Sister/Brother.

Plus, we head over to the USA to check out the soul scene in another American city in World Funk Airways. And if that's not enough, get your dancing shoes on as Craig opens his trunk of funk and gets in the mix.

Tracklist

Chapter 1
  1. Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music [Kent Soul]
  2. Maceo Parker - Homeboy [ESC]
  3. The Latin Blues Band - (I'll Be) A Happy Man [Andale]
  4. Don Covay - See-Saw (Umbo Re-Edit) [White]
  5. Etta James - You Are My Sunshine [Kent Soul]
  6. Sven Hammond Soul - Oh Woman [VG]
  7. The Cherry Boppers - Crosstown Traffic [Keep On Boppin']
  8. Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - I Heard It Through The Grapevine [Universal]
  9. Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The In Crowd [Kent Dance]
  10. Secret Soul Boy - Colin Murray: Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me [Charly]
  11. Kabbala - Ashewo Ara [Supafrico]
  12. World Funk Airways - North Carolina: Lee Fields - Faithful Man [Truth And Soul]
  13. Nick Waterhouse - I Can Only Give You Everything [Innovative Leisure]
  14. 52 WEEKS OF FUNK: Archie Bell & The Drells - The Soul City Walk [Philadelphia International]
  15. Tina Turner - Whole Lotta Love [Stateside]
  16. The Dells - Tell The World [Jasmine]
  17. The Nightbeats - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf Pt. 2 [Kent Dance]
  18. Speedometer Feat. Martha High - The Shakedown (Say Yeh) [Freestyle]
  19. Double Exposure - My Love Is Free [Salsoul]
The City Champs In Conversation
  1. The City Champs - Drippy [Electraphonic]
  2. Booker T. & The MG's - I Got A Woman [Rhino Atlantic]
  3. The City Champs - Break It Up [Electraphonic]
  4. The City Champs - Rigamarole [Electraphonic]
Chapter 3
  1. Renegades Of Jazz - Cascade [Freestyle]
  2. Troy Dodds - The Real Thing [Kent Dance]
  3. Smoove & Turrell - Slow Down [Jalapeno]
  4. The Blackbyrds - Happy Music [BGP]
  5. The Pimps Of Joytime - Janxta Funk! (Wonderwheel)
  6. The Commodores - Brick House [Motown]
  7. The Mighty Mocambos - Calling The Shots [Legere]
  8. Wendy Rene - Bar-B-Q [Light In The Attic]
  9. Banda Achilifunk - La Hija Del Panadero [Lovemonk]
  10. Donnie Elbert - Where Did Our Love Go [Union Square]
  11. Hammond Time: Charles Earland And Odyssey - Revelation [Mercury]
Spinnage A Trois
  1. Maceo - Rabbits InThe Pea Patch [ESC]
  2. James Brown - I Got To Move [Polydor]
  3. Tower Of Power - Only So Much Oil In The Ground [Warner Bros]
Chapter 5
  1. Pitch & Scratch - Genug / Enough [Legere]

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