Friday, August 14, 2020

DANA'S FUNKY SOUL PIT: The First Eight Years



On this Sunday August 16th, This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio is proud to present The Ninth Annual DANA'S FUNKY SOUL PIT. To get you appropriately hopped up for this year's edition, we've assembled a list of all the songs played over the course of the previous eight Soul Pits.

Dig what you see? Of course you do. Please join us Sunday, as Dana continues the legacy, with another exciting mix of soul, R & B, funk, blues, jazz, reggae, ska, and whatever else he feels like tossing in the fire.

This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio presents The Ninth Annual DANA'S FUNKY SOUL PIT, Sunday night August 16th from 9 to Midnight Eastern, on the air in Syracuse at WSPJ 103.7 and 93.7 FM, on the web at http://sparksyracuse.org/


THE 5TH DIMENSION: Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In (The Flesh Failures)
THE 5TH DIMENSION: Stone Soul Picnic
20 MILES: Come Right In
THE AD LIBS: The Boy From New York City
THE AD LIBS: Nothing Worse Than Being Alone
ARTHUR ALEXANDER: Anna (Go To Him)
MOSE ALLISON: Parchman Farm
MOSE ALLISON: Young Man's Blues
VICKI ANDERSON: If You Don't Give Me What I Want (I Gonna Get It Some Other Place)
BOBBY ANHELLE: Too Much For You
JOAN ARMATRADING: Me Myself I
P. P. ARNOLD: Angel Of The Morning
P. P. ARNOLD:  (If You Think You're) Groovy
BESSIE BANKS: Go Now
THE BAR-KAYS: Shake Your Rump To The Funk
RICHIE BARRETT: Some Other Guy
FONTELLA BASS: I Surrender
FONTELLA BASS: Rescue Me
SHIRLEY BASSEY: Goldfinger
THE BEATLES: Anna
THE BEATLES: Devil In Her Heart
ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS: Tighten Up
CHUCK BERRY: Maybelline
RICHARD BERRY: Have Love, Will Travel
RICHARD BERRY & THE PHAROAHS: Louie Louie
BETTY BIBBS: Pounds Of Soul
BIG SAMBO & THE HOUSE WRECKERS: At The Party
OTIS BLACKWELL: Daddy Rollin' Stone
BOBBY BLAND: Do What You Set Out To Do
BOBBY BLAND: Driftin' Blues
BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND: Turn On Your Lovelight
BOOKER T & THE MGs: Green Onions
BOOKER T & THE MGs: I Want You (She's So Heavy)
BOOKER T & THE MG'S: Time Is Tight
THE BROTHER JOHNSON: Get The Funk Out Ma Face
THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS: The Times They Are A Changing
JAMES BROWN: Cold Sweat
JAMES BROWN: Get On The Good Foot
JAMES BROWN: Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
JAMES BROWN: Gut Bucket
SIR LATTIMORE BROWN: Shake And Vibrate
MAXINE BROWN: Baby Cakes
SOLOMON BURKE: Maggie's Farm
CHARLES CALDWELL: Hadn't I Been Good To You
JAMES CARR: Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
ALVIN CASH & THE REGISTERS: Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo
SHARON CASH: Fever
THE CHAMBERS BROTHERS: I Can't Stand It
GENE CHANDLER: Nothing Can Stop Me
RAY CHARLES: Mess Around
DEE CLARK: That's My Girl
JUDY CLAY: Sister Pitiful
MERRY CLAYTON: Gimme Shelter
GEORGE CLINTON: Do Fries Go With That Shake?
THE COASTERS: Poison Ivy
COLD GRITS: It's Your Thing
NAT KING COLE: (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
BOOTSY COLLINS: Bootzilla
BOOTSY COLLINS: What's So Never The Dance
THE COMMODORES: Machine Gun
THE CONTOURS: Do You Love Me
SAM COOKE: Chain Gang
ARTHUR "BIG BOY" CRUDUP: She's Got No Hair
ARTHUR "BIG BOY" CRUDUP: That's All Right
SAMMY DAVIS, JR: What Kind Of Fool Am I?
BOBBY DAY: Over And Over
DESMOND DEKKER & THE ACES: The Israelites
DERRICK & PATSY: Housewive's Choice
BO DIDDLEY: Pretty Thing
BO DIDDLEY: Road Runner
BO DIDDLEY: Say Man
BO DIDDLEY: You Don't Love Me
THE DIXIE CUPS: Iko Iko
ERNIE K. DOE: A Certain Girl
THE DONAYS: Devil In His Heart 
THE DONTELLS: In Your Heart (You Know I'm Right)
LEE DORSEY: Working In a Coal Mine
LEE DORSEY: Ya Ya
BIG AL DOWNING: Georgia Slop
EARTH, WIND & FIRE: September
EARTH, WIND & FIRE: Shining Star
THE EQUALS: Police On My Back
THE ESQUIRES: And Get Away
THE ESQUIRES: Get On Up
BETTY EVERETT: Getting Mighty Crowded
BETTY EVERETT: I've Got A Claim On You
BETTY EVERETT: The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
THE FIVE DU-TONES: Shake A Tail Feather
THE FLAIRS: Foot Stompin'
EDDIE FLOYD: Knock On Wood
THE FOUR TOPS: I Can't Help Myself
ARETHA FRANKLIN: Do Right Woman-Do Right Man
ERMA FRANKLIN: Light My Fire
BOBBY FREEMAN: Do You Wanna Dance
LOWELL FULSON: Tramp
DAN GARDNER & DEE DEE FORD: I Need Your Lovin'
GASHEAD: Why Do You Treat Me Like A Tramp
MARVIN GAYE: Sexual Healing
MARVIN GAYE: There Goes My Baby
MARVIN GAYE: What's Goin' On
MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL: Ain't No Mountain High Enough
BARBARA GEORGE: I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
THE GLADIOLAS: Little Darlin'
AL GREEN: I Want To Hold Your Hand
AL GREEN: Let's Stay Together
AL GREEN: Tired Of Being Alone
SLIM HARPO: I've Got Love If You Want It
WILBURT HARRISON: Let's Stick Together
RICHIE HAVENS: Freedom
RICHIE HAVENS: Rocky Raccoon
JIMI HENDRIX: Let Me Move You
THE HIGH NUMBERS: I'm The Face
JOHN LEE HOOKER: Dimples
HOWLIN' WOLF: Smokestack Lightnin'
HOWLIN' WOLF: Spoonful
PAUL HUMPHREY & HIS COOL AID CHEMISTS: Funky L.A.
THE INK SPOTS: I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire
THE ISLEY BROTHERS: It's Your Thing
THE ISLEY BROTHERS: Summer Breeze
THE ISLEY BROTHERS: Twist And Shout
THE JACKSON FIVE: Dancing Machine
THE JACKSON FIVE: I Want You Back
THE JAM:  In The Midnight Hour
ELMORE JAMES: Shake Your Moneymaker
ETTA JAMES: At Last
ETTA JAMES: I'd Rather Go Blind
ETTA JAMES: Tell Mama
RICK JAMES: Bustin' Out
MARV JOHNSON: I Love The Way You Love
ROBERT JOHNSON: Traveling Riverside Blues
SYL JOHNSON: Take Me To The River
GLORIA JONES: Tainted Love 
SAX KARI FEATURING ELLA REED: Sweet Man
CHRIS KENNER: Land Of 1,000 Dances
JUNIOR KIMBROUGH: I Gotta Try You Girl
THE KINKS: Cadillac
GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS: Morning, Noon And Night
JEAN KNIGHT: Mr. Big Stuff 
KOOL & THE GANG: Funky Stuff
KOOL & THE GANG: Jungle Boogie
PATTI LaBELLE & THE BLUEBELLS: I Sold My Heart To The Junkman
TOBY LARK: Shake A Hand
BYRON LEE & THE DRAGONAIRES: Express Yourself
LAURA LEE: What a Man
LAZY LESTER: I'm A Lover Not A Fighter
BYRON LEE & THE DRAGONAIRES: Express Yourself
LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS: Baby Please Don't Go
LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS: Let's Move
LITTLE ANNE: Lean Lanky Daddy
LITTLE EVA: The Loco-Motion
LITTLE RICHARD: Dance What You Wanna
SHORTY LONG: Devil With A Blue Dress
MACEO & ALL THE KING'S MEN: Funky Women
TAJ MAHAL: Statesboro Blues
THE MAIN INGREDIENT: Everybody Plays The Fool
THE MAJESTICS: Hard Times
THE MAR-KAYS: Plantation Inn
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS: Soul Shakedown Party
MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS: Dancing In The Streets
MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS: (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave
MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS: Nowhere To Run
THE MARVELETTES: Beechwood 4-5789
THE MARVELETTES: Please Mr. Postman
CURTIS MAYFIELD: Freddie's Dead
THE MAYTALS: 54-46 Was My Number
"STICK" McGHEE: Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee
THE METERS: Cissy Strut 
THE MIRACLES: Going To A Go-Go
THE MIRACLES: Shop Around
THE MIRACLES: The Tracks Of My Tears
WES MONTGOMERY: Caravan
THE NITE-LITERS: Afro Strut
THE OHIO PLAYERS: Fire
THE OHIO PLAYERS: Love Rollercoaster
THE OHIO UNTOUCHABLES: Love Is Amazing
OTIS & CARLA: Tramp
JUNIOR PARKER: Taxman
SONNY PARKER: She Set My Soul On Fire
PARLIAMENT: Ride On
PARLIAMENT: Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk)
THE PERSUADERS: Thin Line Between Love & Hate 
LITTLE ESTHER PHILLIPS: Mojo Hannah
WILSON PICKETT: Hey Jude
WILSON PICKETT: Land Of 1000 Dances
WILSON PICKETT: Soul Dance Number Three
THE POINTER SISTERS: Don't Try To Take The Fifth
BILLY PRESTON: Billy's Bag
BILLY PRESTON: Eight Days A Week
PRINCE: Jungle Love
JOEY RAMONE & GENERAL JOHNSON: Rockaway Beach
OTIS REDDING: Can't Turn You Loose
OTIS REDDING: A Change Is Gonna Come
OTIS REDDING: Day Tripper
OTIS REDDING: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
OTIS REDDING: Louie Louie
OTIS REDDING: Mr. Pitiful
OTIS REDDING: Respect
OTIS REDDING: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
THE RIVINGTONS: I Love You Always
ALVIN ROBINSON: Searchin'
SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
THE ROLLING STONES: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
THE RONETTES: Be My Baby
THE RONETTES: I Can Hear Music
DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES: Love Child
DOCTOR ROSS: Cat Squirrel
SAM & DAVE: Hold On, I'm Comin'
SAM & DAVE: I Thank You
SAM & DAVE: You Don't Know Like I Know
GIL SCOTT-HERON: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
THE SHARPEES: Do The 45
MARLENA SHAW: Liberation Conversation
RYAN SHAW: Do The 45
ROSCOE SHELTON: Question
ROSCOE SHELTON: Running For My Life
THE SHIRELLES: Boys
SHIRLEY & LEE: Let The Good Times Roll
NINA SIMONE: Love Me Or Leave Me
NINA SIMONE: Revolution (Part 1)
NINA SIMONE: Save Me
THE SKULLSNAPS: I'm Your Pimp
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE: Dance To The Music
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE: Family Affair
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE: Hot Fun In The Summertime 
THE SMALL FACES: Shake
THE SOUL BROTHERS: Mustang Sally
SOUL BROTHERS SIX: Some Kind Of Wonderful
RONNIE SPECTOR & THE E STREET BAND: Say Goodbye To Hollywood
BENNY SPELLMAN: Fortune Teller
BENNY SPELLMAN: Lipstick Traces
THE SPINNERS: Magic In The Moonlight
THE STAPLE SINGERS: I'll Take You There
THE STAPLE SINGERS: Respect Yourself
EDWIN STARR: Agent Double O Soul
STEVE STOECKEL, JOEL TINNEL, ALEX TINNEL & BRUCE GORDON: Dana's Funky Soul Pit
BARRETT STRONG: Money (Thats What I Want)
THE SUPREMES: Can't Buy Me Love
THE SUPREMES: You Can't Hurry Love
BETTYE SWANN: The Heartache Is Gone
T-MODEL FORD: I'm Insane
HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: Give Me Back My Wig
THE TEMPTATIONS: Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) 
THE TEMPTATIONS: Law Of The Land
THE TEMPTATIONS: My Girl
THE TEMPTATIONS: Psychedelic Shack
JOE TEX: Show Me
CARLA THOMAS: B-A-B-Y
CARLA THOMAS: Gee Whiz
CARLA THOMAS: My Man Believes Me
DON THOMAS: Come On Train
IRMA THOMAS: Time Is On My Side
JAMO THOMAS & THE PARTY BROTHERS ORCHESTRA: I Spy (For The FBI)
RUFUS THOMAS: Do The Funky Chicken
RUFUS THOMAS: Itch And Scratch (Part 1)
BIG MAMA THORNTON: Hound Dog
BIG MAMA THORNTON: They Call Me Big Mama
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS: Funky Kingston
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS: Pressure Drop
THE TOP NOTES: Shake It Up, Baby
IKE TURNER PRESENTS THE FAMILY VIBES: Garbage Man
IKE TURNER'S KINGS OF RHYTHM (FEATURING JACKIE BRENTSON): You've Got To Lose
IKE & TINA TURNER: A Fool In Love
IKE & TINA TURNER: He's The One
IKE & TINA TURNER: It's Gonna Work Out Fine
IKE & TINA TURNER: Proud Mary
IKE & TINA TURNER: River Deep Mountain High
STANLEY TURRENTINE: Spooky
THE UNDISPUTED TRUTH: Mama, I Got A Brand New Thing
PHIL UPCHURCH COMBO: You Can't Sit Down
THE UPSETTERS: Jaywalking
THE VALENTINES: Breakaway
DON VARNER: Mojo Mama
JUNIOR WALKER & THE ALL STARS: (I'm A) Road Runner
DEE DEE WARWICK: She Didn't Know (She Kept On Talking)
BABY WASHINGTON: I Don't Know
MUDDY WATERS: Let's Spend The Night Together
MUDDY WATERS: Rollin' Stone
MUDDY WATERS: Tom Cat
MARY WELLS: My Guy
WEST COAST REVIVAL: Feelin' Alright
KIM WESTON: Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)
ELTON & BETTY WHITE: A Jelly Behind Woman Bloews My Mind
THE WHO: Dancing In The Street
WILD CHERRY: Play That Funky Music
LARRY WILLIAMS: She Said Yeah
SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON: Polly Put The Kettle On
AL WILSON: The Snake
JACKIE WILSON: Lonely Teardrops
JACKIE WILSON: (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
STEVIE WONDER: Uptight (Everything's Alright)
STEVIE WONDER: We Can Work It Out
EDDIE FLOYD: Knock On Wood 
BETTY WRIGHT: Clean Up Woman
BETTY WRIGHT: Let Me Be Your Lovemaker
CHARLES WRIGHT & THE WATTS 103rd STREET RHYTHM BAND: Express Yourself
THE YARDBIRDS: A Certain Girl





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