Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Playlist: In memoriam – 2008

1. “Manic Depression” – Buddy Miles

2. “Everybody Needs a Proper Education” – Mikey Dread

3. “I Won’t Last a Day Without You/Let Me Be the One” – Al Wilson

4. “All Blues” – Jimmy McGriff

5. “You Can’t Judge a Book By the Cover” – Bo Diddley

6. “Woody ’n You” – Johnny Griffin Sextet

7. “African Soldiers” – Sonny Okosuns

8. “Sugar” – Hiram Bullock

9. “Hung Up On My Baby” – Isaac Hayes

10. “I Wanna Get Next to You” – Rose Royce
(Written and produced by Norman Whitfield.)

11. “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” – The Motorcity All-Stars feat. Levi Stubbs

12. “Worth Every Tear I Cry” – Dee Dee Warwick

13. “Beware, Verwoerd!” – Miriam Makeba

14. “Yer Blues” – The Dirty Mac
(Mitch Mitchell on drums.)

15. “Oh, My Babe” – Odetta

16. “Firebirds” – Prince Lasha & Sonny Simmons

17. “Sell Me!” (live) – Eartha Kitt

18. “The Intrepid Fox” – Freddie Hubbard


Anonymous said...

ok, now i'm just sad. i hope a funky upbeat online parade will follow...happy new year UBM!

Michael Murray said...

I missed that Hiram Bullock had passed. His solo on Little Wing is one of my all time favorites.

Undercover Black Man said...

Thanks, anonymous stranger. You gave me an idea...

Francisco said...

Happy New Year UBM. I salute your outstanding blogging year for 2008! Let's hope for a better 2009 and I really, really hope to see your writing on TV again soon!

Anonymous said...

PERFECT! i have my grandfather's derby on, and umbrella in hand. black-eyed peas will come tomorrow. peace and goodwill to all!