Tender Grooves

A soul mix for the lovers among us and the serious heartbroken… :-) At some points in the mix I tried to loosen things up with some nice party jams like ‘Peekin’ by Brass Construction (the lyrics about peeking on a girl are really funny!) and Harari (an edit done by a guy who almost worked for Britney Spears…). I also slipped in a track by Mayer Hawthorne whose album is the best of 2009 (so far). The first song sounds a little like a Rick James ('Super freak') parody and is taken from a great compilation album by Joey Negro, called ‘Locked in the vinyl cellar’. 'The only way is up' is a very nice rare soul gem by Otis Clay and was later covered by Yazz & the Plastic Population (which is one of the worst tracks ever...). Enjoy the 'Tender grooves'!

Tracklist:

Captain Sky – Moonchild [Joey Negro Edit] (1979)
MFSB – Love Has No Time Or Place (1975)
Monday Michiru – I Wanna Be Where You Are (2000)
George Benson – Love X Love (1980)
Lowrell Simon – Love Massage (1981)
Edwin Starr – There You Go (1973)
Eddie Kendricks – Chains (1976)
The Undisputed Truth – The Girl’s Alright With Me (1974)
Brass Construction – Peekin’ (1975)
Mo & Grazz – Move On (2006)
Harari – Party [LeBaron Edit] (1982)
Shaker – Give Me Love (?)
Otis Clay – The Only Way Is Up (1980)
Mayer Hawthorne – Let Me Know (2009)
Gentle Persuasion – I’m Gonna Blow Your Mind (1978)
Mary J. Blige – Be Happy (1994)
The Mystic Moods – Get It While The Gettin’ Is Good (1974)
Brenda Holloway – When I’m gone (1965)
Side Effect – Oh Baby (1976)



Picture by rokarita

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