Archive | December 2009

Best of 2009 Special Thursday Dec 17/09

  1. Adrian Younge – Man With the Heat
  2. Lee Fields – My World
  3. Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens – Lift My Burdens
  4. 24 Carat Black – Gone Are the Promises of Yesterday
  5. Alice Russell – Two Steps
  6. PPP – On A Cloud
  7. Maxwell – Help Somebody
  8. Nomo – Crescent
  9. Tony Allen/Jimi Tenor – Got My Egusi
  10. Pax Nicholas and the Nettey Family – Na Six Feet
  11. Vis a Vis – Obi Agye Me Dofo (Ghana Special)
  12. Diego Bernal – Bring It On Home
  13. Mos Def – Quiet Dog
  14. Dragon Fli Empire – Redefine
  15. Grand Analog –  Evyday Always
  16. Aceyalone and The Lonely Ones – Pusn and Pull
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Thursday December 10/09 Playlist

  1. Earl Moseley – Fly In The Soup
  2. The Bamboos – In The Bamboo Groove
  3. Lee Fields – Lee’s Rapp (MONEY is KING)
  4. Charles Bradley/Menahan Street Band – The WOrld (Is Going Up In Flames)
  5. Isaac Hayes – Hyperbolicsyllabicesquedalymistic
  6. Betty Davis – The Lone Ranger
  7. Wilson Pickett – Funky Broadway (Live 1971 in Ghana)
  8. Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Creations – Akoko Ba
  9. Tommy T – Brothers
  10. DJ Brace/Birdapres – RAW
  11. Lytics – Big City Soundgirl
  12. The Slew – 100%
  13. Massive Attack – Splitting the Atom

Thursday December 3/09 – Blaxploitation Episode

To celebrate the release of the new Blaxploitaiton film satire, Black Dynamite, The Music of My Mind will air a one hour special (5-6PM) today featuring music from Blaxploitation films from the 1970s as well as music from Black Dynamite’s Original Soundtrack and Original Score by Adrian Younge, both released through Wax Poetics Records.

A great tutorial and history of Blaxploitation byDavid Walker  is available on MSN movies here. An interview with Black Dynamite director Scott Sanders is available at Wax Poetics. Also, check out Black Dynamite using  these following  links: wikipedia, imdb, and MovieSet.

  1. Curtis Mayfield – Short Eyes, Freak Free (Short Eyes OST)
  2. Sir Charles Hughes – Dynomite (Black Dynamite OST)
  3. Adrian Younge – Chicago Wind (Black Dynamite Original Score)
  4. Melvin Van Peebles + Earth Wind and Fire – Sweet Sweetback’s Theme
  5. Roy Ayers – King George (Coffy OST)
  6. Isaac Hayes – Pursuit of the Pimpmobile (Truck Turner OST)
  7. The Final Solution – Brotherman (Brotherman OST)
  8. Joe Bataan – Shaft
  9. Mr. Something Something /Ikwunga – DNDABP
  10. Akoya Afrobeat feat. Cedric I’m Brooks – JeJe L’Aiye
  11. Notes To Self – Lifelines
  12. People Under the Stairs – My Boy D
  13. The Lytics – Stay Humble