John Paterson suggested that I post a short set on the No1 Mod DJ 'Brighton' the place up a bit. :-)


On reflection I decided to start this thread instead  for any DJs on the site to post up playlists/sets


So i'll kick off with my short guest spots at The Hush Club impromptu night at the Heart & Hand last saturday


1st Set


I Dig Your Wig - Buddy Guy - Chess

You're Still A Square - B B King - ABC Paramount

C O D - Albert King - Coun-Tree

I'm Moving On - Ray Charles - London

Some Other Guy - Richie Barrett - Atlantic

Gary U S Bonds - Working For My Baby - Legrand

Not For Me - Sammy Davis Jr. - Reprise

Tighten Up Your Tie, Button Up Your Jacket - Aretha Franklin - Columbia

Gurney Slade - Max Harris - Fontana


2nd Set


Love Potion No. 9 - The Coasters - London 

The Lonely One - Tom Jones - Decca

Gimme Gimme - Z Z Hill - Kent

Neighbor, Neighbor - Jimmy Hughes - Fame 

Crying Days Are Over - Kelly Brothers - Sims

Pain Gets A Little Deeper - Darrow Fletcher - Groovy

Nothing But A Heartache - The Flirtations  - Deram 


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  • Since I haven't posted on here for ages - 

    Here are my sets from Fast Way of Living Spring Special on April 7 (in more or less the order I played them .... as far as I can remember)

    I'll try to upload to Mixcloud tomorrow

    Set 1
    Hank Ballard - One Monkey Don't Stop No Show (King Demo)
    Lee "Shot" Williams - You're Welcome To The Club (Federal)
    Chuck Berry - Club Bitty Gritty (Mercury)
    Billy Graham - Oo Poo Pa Doo (Atlantic)
    John Lee Hooker - Onions (Charly Triple Dynamite EP)
    B B King - You're Still A Square (ABC-Paramount)
    Derak Martin - Don't Put Me Down Like This (UK Sue)
    Robert Parker - Let's Go Baby (Where The Action Is) (Nola)
    Lightnin' Slim - My Babe (Excello)
    Little Willie John - It Only Hurts A Little While (King Demo) 
    Willie Smith & Kim Wilson - baby Please Don't Go (Carver) 
    Muddy Waters - Young Fashioned Ways (Chess)
    Sarah Vaughan - One Mint Julep (Capitol Demo)
    Terry and Jerry - Mama Julie (R&B)
    Solomon Burke - Cry To Me (Atlantic)

    Set 2 
    Freddy King - Hideaway (UK Sue)
    Billy Preston - Billy's Bag (UK Sue)
    Kelly Brothers - Cryin Days Are Over (UK Sue)
    Darrow Fletcher - Gotta Draw The Line (Groovy)
    Wilson Pickett - Let Me Be Your Boy (Verve)
    Mighty Joe Young - Suffering Soul (WebCor)
    Barbara Lynn - Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin') (London)
    Danny White - The Twitch (Frisco)
    Eskew Reeder - Undivided Love (Instant)
    Albert King - C.O.D (Coun-Tree)
    The Uniques - Fast Way Of Living (Paula)
    Coasters - Love Potion No. 9 (London)
    Solomon Burke - Stupidity(Atlantic)
    John Lee Hooker - Let's Go Out Tonight (Chess)

  • A friend and I do a night called "BLOW-UP" once a month. We play soul/ska/mod/garage... everything is played on vinyl. Remember, we're in the states so we can't get too crazy. We have to keep them engaged, and most are just casual fans of the music. Here's a set off the top of my head, in no real order:


    > Shirley Ellis - The Clapping Song (Congress)
    > Madeline Wood - Picture Me Gone (Philips)
    > Brenton Wood - Gimme Little Sign (Double Shot)
    > Al Wilson - Show and Tell (Rocky Road)
    > Edwin Starr - I’m Still A Struggling Man (Gordy)
    > Joe Tex - Fresh Out of Tears (Dial)
    > Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Tamla)
    > The Parliaments - (I Wanna) Testify (Revilot)
    > 100 Proof Aged In Soul - Somebody’s Been Sleeping (Hot Wax)
    > Wilson Pickett - Engine Number 9 (Atlantic)
    > Four Tops - Bernadette (Motown)
    > Frankie Valli - The Night (MoWest)
    > Ramsey Lewis Trio - Wade In the Water (Cadet)

    > Balloon Farm - A Question of Temperature (Laurie)
    > Strangeloves - Night Time (Bang)
    > Amboy Dukes - Journey to the Center of the Mind (Mainstream)
    > Castaways - Liar Liar (Soma)
    > Nazz - Open My Eyes (SGC)
    > Chambers Brothers - Time Has Come Today (Columbia)
    > Paul Revere & the Raiders - Just Like Me (Columbia)
    > Cliff Bennet & the Rebel Rousers - I Take What I Want (Parlaphone)
    > Davie Allan & the Arrows - Blue’s Theme (Tower)
    > Epic Splendor - It Could Be Wonderful (Hot Biscuit Disc)
    > The Clique - I’ll Hold My Hand Out (White Wale)
    > Human Beinz - Nobody But Me (Capitol)
    > John Mayall - Looking Back (London)
    > Spencer Davis Group - I’m A Man (United Artists)

    > The Jags - Back of My Hand (Island)
    > The Truth - A Step In the Right Direction (WEA)
    > The Selecter - On My Radio (2-Tone)
    > The Jam - Town Called Malice (Polydor)
    > The Lambrettas - Poison Ivy (Rocket Record)
    > Secret Affair - Sound of Confusion (I-Spy)
    > The Times - I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (Cherry Red)
    > Madness - Baggy Trousers (Stiff)
    > The Untouchables - Free Yourself (MCA)
    > The Specials - Too Much Too Young (2-Tone)
    > Bad Manners - That’ll Do Nicely (Portrait)
    > T and the Unknown - My Generation (Carrere)
    > The Jam - I’ve Changed My Address (Polydor)

    • Good stuff :-) a few I don't know, off to you tube!

    • Which ones?

    • All of the modern soul one's and a few of the psyche one's. I enjoyed the psyche one's. 

  • Rhythm A Go Go, Carlisle 14/4/18

    Set 1

    Get tough - Jimmy McCracklin - Checker
    I hope you fall in love with me - Bobby John - Imperial
    My name ain't Annie - Linda Hayes - King (+2)
    you're the only one for me - Ronnie Castle - C/U
    I just can't please you - Jimmy Robins - Jerhart
    Somewhere down the line - Little Johnny Taylor - Galaxy
    My old man - Buddy and Ella Johnson - Cree
    Nobody loves me - Paul Perryman - Duke
    Better cut that out - Sonny Boy Williamson  RCA (lp)
    That's all right little mama  - Johnny Clyde Copeland - Jetstream
    Wang dang doodle - Ko Ko Taylor - Checker
    Housewife's choice - Derrick and Patsy - Island
    Lonely heartaches - The Tartons - Crab

    Set 2

    Pitter patter - Freddy Butler - M&M
    Ride in my 225 - Spyder Turner - Fortune
    I've got a feeling -  Big Maybelle - Okeh
    Switchback - Floyd James - Original Gravity
    Daddy rolling stone  - The Who - Brunswick
    Sundown - Merced blue notes - Kent select
    Straight down to the bottom - The V.I.P.'S - Island
    That driving beat - Willie Mitchell - London
    Keep my woman home - Danny White - Atlas
    Unsatisfied - Lou Johnson - Bigtop
    The girl across the street - Moses Smith - Dionn
    Why when love is gone - The Isley Brothers - Tamla Motown
    Tune up - Junior Walker - Soul
    Jamaica Ska  - The Ska Kings - Atlantic
     Elizabethan Reggae - Byron Lee - Duke

    Set 3

    Joshua fit the battle of Jericho - Jackie Wilson & Linda Hopkins - Brunswick ( lp)
    Cleopatra - Jamie Coe - Bigtop (-8)
    Can't shake it - Etta James - Chess
    One way love affair - ZZ Hill - MH
    For this I thank you - Gino Parks - Tamla
    Hound dog - Willie Mae Thornton - Peacock
    Kansas city - Wilbert Harrison - Fury
    39-21-40 shape - Jimmy Jones - Bell
    Love - The Groove - 20th Century Fox
    You just don't know - The Broadways - MGM
    All I do is think about you - Tammi Terrell - Tamla Motown
    Look away - Garnett Mimms - United Artists
    You're gonna love my baby - Barbara McNair - Motown

  • Kitten Casino, Galashiels 7/4/18

    Thanks to Trisha, Brian and Bruce for having me back.

    Two sets in order.

    First set

    Keep looking - Solomon Burke - Atlantic
    Stupidity - The Undertakers - Pye
    Don't keep shouting at me - The V.I.P. 's - RCA Victor
    Knucklehead - The Bar-Kays - Stax
    Save me - Julie Driscoll - Polydor
    She's got everything - The Kinks - Pye
    Monkey man - Baby Huey - Satellite
    Switchback - Floyd James - Original Gravity
    Sundown - The Merced blue notes - Kent select
    May the best man win - The Vibrations - Checker
    Broke & lonely - Lil Greenwood and Rene Robin - Tangerine (-2)
    A woman made trouble - Duffy Power - Parlophone
    Tears, Tears - Kelly Gordon - Mercury
    Grow your own - Small faces - Decca
    Egg or the Hen - Ko Ko Taylor - Checker
    Hound dog - Willie Mae Thornton - Peacock
    Dust my blues - Elmore James - Kent
    Help me - Sonny Boy Williamson - Pye International
    Chills & fever - Ronnie love - Dot
    That's all right little mama - Johnny Clyde Copeland - Jetstream
    Drip drop - The Drifters - Atlantic
    Wondering - Little Junior Parker - Duke
    Willie Mae Thornton - My man called me - Peacock

    Second set

    Pitter patter - Freddy Butler - M&M
    Love your way - Davey Jones - Apt
    Have mercy baby - Billy Ward - King
    Ronnie Castle - you're the only one for me - C/U
    I'm not looking back - Ray Agee - Celeste
    Over you - Aaron Neville - Minit
    Spyder Turner - Ride in my 225 - Fortune
    For this I thank you - Gino Parks - Tamla
    Little Annie - Anna Belle Caesar - Glad-Hamp
    I say love - Jimmy Jones - MGM
    Soul drummers - Ray Barretto - Fania
    The micro mini - Harvey Averne - Atlantic
    Baby please don't go - Jo Ann Henderson - Phonograph
    I'm gonna be a fool next Monday - Kitty White - Mercury
    Each day - Sylvia Syms - Decca (-8)
    Just a little bit - Tiny Topsy - Federal
    I've got a feeling - Big Maybelle - Okeh
    Take my love - Little Willie John - King
    My old man - Buddy & Ella Johnson - Cree
    My name ain't Annie - Linda Hayes - King (+2)
    Don't mess with my man - Irma Thomas - Ron
    La la la la la - The Blendells - Reprise (+4)
    We got latin soul - Mongo Santamaria - Columbia
    Sweet lover no more - Gene McDaniels - Columbia (-4)

    Thanks to all who danced and listened.

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