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Show 817 - Blaxploitation Friday

Show 817 - Blaxploitation Friday

Air Date:

Monday, 27 November 2017

Hey baby, Little Steven here. Happy Thanksgiving to everybody, and everybody knows the day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday.
Historically, that is the biggest shopping day of the year, but since nobody has any money, we thought we would go to the movies instead.
This weekend in the Underground Garage we are going to call it Blaxploitation Friday.
Joining us will be James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Bobby Womack, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Rolling Stones, the Jeff Beck Group, the Rascals, the Who, Rhinoceros, and Herman’s Hermits.
Come find out what Isaac Hayes, Anthony Quinn, Little Walter, and Joan Jett have in common.
I will see you this weekend for our Blaxploitation film festival in the world’s only Rock n’ Roll dance party on the radio.
I’ll see you this weekend in the Underground Garage.

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  • Playlist:

    Set 1
    Paint It Black (Rolling Stones)
    Down And Out In New York City (James Brown)
    Plynth (Jeff Beck Group)
    Gimme Gimme Rockaway (Steve Conte)
    Eye To Eye (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
    Friday On My Mind (Easybeats)

    Set 2
    Across 110th Street (Bobby Womack)
    Crosstown Traffic (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
    Safari Song (Greta Van Fleet)
    Boom Boom (Little Walter)
    Summer In The City (Lovin’ Spoonful)

    Set 3
    Superfly (Curtis Mayfield)
    You Gotta Hurt Me (Satelliters)
    Pusherman (Curtis Mayfield)
    Doctor Robert (Beatles)

    Set 4
    Sink Or Swim (Doughboys)
    Just A Little Bit Better (Herman’s Hermits)
    Why (Soraia)
    Sueno (The Rascals)
    Call Me Lightning (Who)

    Set 5
    Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye)
    Back Door (Rhinoceros)
    Uptown (Crystals)
    Monsters (DM3)
    Black Is Black (Los Bravos)

Comments (5)

  • David Brumley
    12/01/2017

    Wow! Awesome show, great selection of tunes. I was especially blown out by Greta Van Fleet's "Safari Song". Wow. and How. Catch you next week (on WUOL, Louisville KY Public Media) streaming live.

  • jcjohnson63
    12/03/2017

    Thanks for another classic update!!! Love the new one from the Doughboys BTW!!!! Does Pilsbury know about these guys? Just asking! LOL Anywwho! Peace.love and rock and roll!!! ;)

    • Steed Colliss
      12/05/2017

      Don't forget that there also was a Doughboys band in Montréal in the late eighties, early nineties...

  • Ron Lynch
    12/04/2017

    5 cool ones, plus one. Paint It Black (Rolling Stones) and the plus Eye To Eye (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts), Safari Song (Greta Van Fleet) rocks, Superfly (Curtis Mayfield) smooth stuff, Sink Or Swim (Doughboys) & Black Is Black (Los Bravos). Thanks Stevie, Keep on Rockin.

  • slimify
    12/05/2017

    great show as usual but really love set #1!

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