Eddy's Imaginary Blaxploitation Soundtrack

Picture: Superfly
My imaginary blaxploitation soundtrack is inspired by a brand new album on Soul Jazz Records, called ‘Inner City Beat! Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers'. The music on the album is a killer selection of funky, deep, rare, exciting and dancefloor heavyweight ‘spy themes’, ‘detective music’ and thrillers from the 1960s and 1970s. The music spans heavyweight break-beat funk, deep and heavy jazz, super-catchy mod themes, imaginary super-charged orchestral soundtracks and more.

Gloria Jones
I have an album by Steve Harley (Cockney Rebel) in my collection with vocals from Gloria Jones. She was Marc Bolan’s girlfriend and is known for singing ‘Tainted love’, but most of all she is a well-respected background singer. She is also one of the artists in the Oscar-winning movie ’20 Feet from stardom’. The film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others. These gifted artists, like Gloria Jones, span a range of styles, genres and eras of popular music, but each has a uniquely fascinating and personal story to share of life spent in the shadows of superstardom. Along with rare archival footage and a peerless soundtrack, ’20 Feet from stardom’ boasts intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and Sting, to name just a few.

Tracklist:

Exmag – True Love From The Future
Francis Coppieters – Funky Chimes
Roy Ayers – Aragon
Don Julian – Lay It On Your Head
Moonshoes – The Moon Day
Bo Saris – Tender
Freddie North ‎– She's All I Got
The Dells – One Less Bell To Answer
Joe Simon – Theme From Cleopatra Jones
The Isley Brothers ‎– Love The One You’re With
Curtis Mayfield – Superfly
Al Green – Let's Stay Together
Denise LaSalle – Now Run And Tell That
The Ebonys – Do You Like The Way I Love You
Barry White – I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More, Baby
The Jackson 5 – Dancing Machine
The O'Jays – Now That We Found Love
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul – Give Me Back My Freedom
Chairmen Of The Board – Everybody Party All Night [The Apple Scruffs Edit]
Earth, Wind & Fire – Saturday Nite
Gloria Jones – So Tired (Of The Way You're Treating Our Love Baby)
Joe Tex ‎– Give The Baby Anything The Baby Wants


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