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09/22/2021 02:47 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Real Pain
by Indigo De Souza
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Oh, Indigo De Souza will be Live on KEXP on Saturday, October 9th, at 1:00 p.m. -- She'll be performing at The Vera Project that evening.
09/22/2021 02:42 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Lilac Wine
by Jeff Buckley
(24 plays) | (2 fans)

"Lilac Wine" is a song written by James Shelton (lyrics and music) in 1950. It was introduced by Hope Foye in the short-lived theater musical revue, Dance Me a Song. It's been covered by many artists, including Eartha Kitt, Nina Simone, and (here) Jeff Buckley. You can listen to and compare all three versions here: https://www.song-bar.com/song-of-the-day/eartha-kitt/nina-simone/jeff-buckley-lilac-wine
09/22/2021 02:37 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
I Am I Be
by De La Soul
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

Just as Tribe convinced jazz great Ron Carter to lug his bass into the studio for 1991’s The Low End Theory, so De La recruited Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis – all from James Brown’s legendary horn section the JBs – to let loose their lips and lungs on Buhloone Mindstate They sampled Lou Rawls' 1970 "You've Made Me So Very Happy" and Jimmy Ponder's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" for this song.: https://bit.ly/3zDaKJj
09/22/2021 02:34 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.

RIP, Melvin Van Peebles, who has died at age 89: https://variety.com/2021/film/news/melvin-van-peebles-dead-sweet-sweetbacks-baadassss-song-1235071660/
09/22/2021 02:19 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Acid
by Ray Barretto
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

NYC/Puerto Rico. Ray was a drummer raised in Spanish Harlem by Puerto Rican parents. He was a hugely influential drummer and bandleader, endorsing styles like boogaloo and what would later be known as salsa. Can you believe that "Acid" came out 53 years ago?: https://www.bese.com/ray-barrettos-acid-50-years-later/
09/22/2021 02:16 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.

Brian Jackson was more than the foundation for Gil Scott-Heron at the zenith of Scott-Heron's career. Jackson, with and without the Midnight Band, was there from the beginning on Pieces of a Man, the acclaimed Winter In America, and through the Arista years. Jackson performed with Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder in the 1980s and 90s, and recorded sparingly with the likes of Roy Ayers. That's his beautiful alto flute on "Nancy Wilson": https://bit.ly/3lPRxzp
09/22/2021 02:15 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Sip Into Something Soft
by Hiatus Kaiyote
(1 play) | (0 fans)

"Chivalry is not dead..." Don't miss this live performance of "Sip Into Something Soft": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjJ9iIWv-Qc
09/22/2021 02:10 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
All is Full of Love
by Bjork
(62 plays) | (0 fans)

Bjork released "Homogenic" on this date in 1997. -- In 2000, Bjork explained how she came up with this song: "I guess waking up after having been in Spain for six months in the mountains with few people. It was kind of solitary. And it was April, and I had to walk in the morning, around the mountains. And spring just kicked in. It was definitely nature-inspired. On a more personal level. It's about when you have been too stubborn about giving love to one particular direction... you expect it back, like it's a bank or something. And kind of realizing that it's up to you what you give, but it's not up to you what you are given and where from." -- The video, directed by Chris Cunningham, was nominated for a Grammy and won several awards including Best Breakthrough Video and Special Effects at the 2000 MTV Video Awards.: https://vimeo.com/43444347
09/22/2021 02:07 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
W
by Koffee feat. Gunna
(23 plays) | (0 fans)

Hi Larry! Just a quick message to let you know how much I appreciate you being on the air!! Your show is one of my personal favorites. My hubby and I are celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary today and life is good! Hope it's good for you, too! Give thanks for the good
09/22/2021 02:03 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.

The Beatnuts are a New York-based hip hop group and production duo from Queens, New York City. Its current members are JuJu and Psycho Les. JuJu (born Jerry Tineo on December 4, 1968) is a Dominican_American from Corona and Psycho Les (born Lester Fernandez on April 10, 1970) is a Colombian_American from Jackson Heights. The Beatnuts were originally a trio before Kool Fashion, now known as Al' Tariq (born Berntony Smalls on January 13, 1970), left the group to start a solo career.
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