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Sunny Breeze From The West Coast Part 4

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Pixabay The 23rd of September 2010 was a very sad one, because my father then passed away after some time of illness. My Music by Loggins and Messina was the first single he bought way back in 1973. When he went to a store to buy a record player, the salesman took My Music from the record shelves to demonstrate the sound of the player. My father liked the song so much that he went home with the record player and My Music ! As a kid I instantly liked the song, so now I believe that this was the exact day when my love for yacht rock started 😊 Next time I will upload part 48 of Eddy's Eighties Grooves ! Tracklist: 213 – Three Little Words (1981) Walkers – Oh What A Night For Love (1979) Wings – Deliver Your Children (1978) American Gypsy – Central Station (1975) Winans – Don’t Be Deceived (1983) Pointer Sisters – The Love Too Good To Last (1980) Loggins & Messina – My Music (1973) Dee Dee Sharp Gamble – See You Later (1980) Twilight – Straight To My Heart (1981) Linda Ro

Smooth Sailing Seventies Style

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Enjoy some seventies end of summer music to relax! The track by April Fulladosa is from the cool new compilation album Reference Point , out on BBE Music: "Stretching from the 1970s to the present day the Reference Point compilation spans a whole range of genres, tempos, languages and grooves where the quality of music is paramount whether $1.00 bin records or $1000 rarities." Tracklist: The Faragher Brothers – Never Fell Love Before (1976) April Fulladosa – For Us (1978) Summer – Transcendental Airline (1979) Walter Egan – Hot Summer Nights (1977) The Nielsen Pearson Band – Home (1978) John Hall – Night (1978) Buckingham & Nicks – Crying In The Night (1973) Bell & James – Ask Billie (They Tell Me) (1978) Ralph MacDonald – It Feels So Good (1978) Attitudes – Sweet Summer Music (1976) Marc Jordan – Twilight (1979) Cecilio & Kapono – Have You Ever Had That Feelin' (1977) Minnie Riperton – Seeing You This Way (1974) Lou Rawls – This Song Will Last Foreve

Sunny Breeze From The West Coast Part 3

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Unsplash Enjoy more sunny breezes from the West Coast ! 😊 The working title of this cloudcast was initially ‘classic yacht rock’ and that’s pretty much what you can expect. The closing track by Dionne Warwick is from the upcoming compilation album Too Slow To Disco: Yacht Soul 2 : “The concept here concerns R&B and soul artists mining the songbooks of their white contemporaries for cover versions that serve the dual purposes of potentially garnering some crossover radio airplay as well as introducing great songs to segments of the listening public who might otherwise miss them.” Tracklist: Poolside & Ben Browning – Ride With You (2023) T-Connection – Let’s Do It Today (1979) Charles Brown With Sleepy Creek – I Just Want To Talk To You (1977) Nicolette Larson – Lotta Love [Jim Burgess Disco Version] (1978) Patsy Gallant – It'll All Come Around (1978) Lonette McKee – The Way I Want To Touch You (1974) Doobie Brothers – Echoes Of Love (1977) Evie Sands – Love In The

Summer Grooves: Jazz-Funk & Mellow Soul by The Smooth Operators

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The Smooth Operators present Jazz-Funk & Mellow Soul, your perfect soundtrack to a smooth summer evening.  Tracklist:  Patrice Rushen – Remind Me (1982) Arthur Verocai ft. Azymuth – Bis (2007) Weldon Irvine – I Love You (1976) Roy Ayers – Searching (1976) Marlena Shaw – Look At Me, Look At You (We're Flying) (1977) Marvin Gaye – Heavy Love Affair (1981) The Jones Girls – Nights Over Egypt (1981) The Blackbyrds – Walking In Rhythm (1974) Idris Muhammad ‎– For Your Love (1980) Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly ‎– Too Many Games (1980) Sun – Be My Lady (1982) Chocolate Milk – Time Machine (1975) Harvey Mason – Never Give You Up (1979) George Benson – Give Me The Night (1980) Tony Sylvester & The New Ingredient ‎– The Magic Touch (1976) Banda Black Rio – Expresso Madureira (1978)

Sunshine Radio Presents Classic Seventies FM

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Unsplash “This is the soundtrack for a bar in the mid-70s Los Angeles, the kind of place where Warren Beaty and Julie Christie might meet in the afternoon for a secret rendezvous. There’s a high quotient of blue-eyed soul, some airy R&B and the odd singer-songwriter. The pace strictly mid-tempo: it’s too warm for anything faster.” (Saint Etienne Present Songs For The Fountain Coffee Room) Enjoy this new part of Sunshine Radio !  Tracklist: Jorge Calderón – City Music (1976) Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love (1977) Martee Lebous – Chance To Dance (1976) Just Us – Just A Thought (1978) Ambrosia – Holdin’ On To Yesterday (1975) Steve Miller Band – Wild Mountain Honey (1976) Tamiko Jones ‎– Who Is She (And What Is She To You) (1975) Bobbie Gentry – Thunder In The Afternoon (1978) Betty Everett – Bedroom Eyes (1975) The New Seekers ‎– It's The Real Thing (1971) Bread ‎– Baby I'm-A Want You (1972) John Gary Williams – The Whole Damn World Is Going Crazy (1973) Somerset

Smooth Sailing: Seaside Vibes & Summer Days

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Pexels In 1977, when their days as teenage idols were over, Mud was a bit unsure which direction they should take. In the meantime lead singer Les Gray signed a solo deal with Warner Bros., although he did not leave the band officially. He recorded a slow disco version of The Mindbenders 1966 hit, A Groovy Kind Of Love . The single reached a respectable #32 in the UK, but it was completely ignored elsewhere. I remember finding it  in the sales bins in my local record store at the time. It is one of the tracks on this Smooth Sailing part. Enjoy! Tracklist: Say She She – Astral Plane (2023) Patrick Simmons – So Wrong (1983) James Sayer – Cherry (2023) Zachary Crawford – Alibi (2023) Bill Withers – Oh Yeah! (1985) Brick ‎– Seaside Vibes (1981) Cheryl Lynn – Sleep Walkin’ (1982) Carly Simon – Tranquillo (Melt My Heart) (1978) Janette Renee – What’s On Your Mind (1979) Les Gray – A Groovy Kind Of Love (1977) Climax Blues Band – Couldn’t Get It Right (1976) Rickie Lee Jones – Ch

Sophistication Of The Eighties Part 3

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Pexels Although some of the songs are quite recent, this could be the soundtrack to an eighties movie, I think. At least I was inspired by the indie pop hits in the teenage films from director John Hughes about studs, naughty girls and misfits (in short). Best known songs are If You Leave by OMD (“ultimate prom song”), Pretty In Pink by Psychedelic Furs and, of course, Don’t You Forget About Me by Simple Minds. By the  way, all of these John Hughes originals are on the box set Life Moves Pretty Fast: The John Hughes Mixtapes .  Enjoy this Mixcloud Exclusive ! Tracklist: Alan Gorrie – That Kinda Girl (1985) A Flock Of Seagulls – Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) (1982) Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – If You Leave (1986) ABC – Think Again (1987) Taffy McElroy – What’s On Your Mind (1981) Yumi Seino – Sky Restaurant (1981) Scritti Politti ‎– Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry For Loverboy) (1988) Prefab Sprout – The Best Jewel Thief In The World (2013) Jimmy Whoo & Desire –