LIVE SOUL MUSIC: BILL WITHERS – Full Concert at BBC Studios (1973)


You so cant beat these SOUL greats! It has been a while since we heard any Bill Withers, but we are totally feeling this mans music all over again. What a master song-writer and story-teller.

JAZZ,BLUES,HIP HOP: Booker T Jones Live in Sydney + Booker T Jones – Everything Is Everything Feat. Questlove (Lauren Hill Keyboard Cover)


Booker T Jones in the HOUSE! I only just heard about the live show this Thursday at the Metro Sydney presented by who else… Niche Productions.

Niche Productions is ecstatic to present Booker T. Jones – live and direct from Memphis, Tennessee. From legendary Soul-Funk staples like ‘Green Onions’, ‘Time Is Tight’ and ‘Melting Pot’ to producing for Bill Withers and Willie Nelson, the multi instrumentalist and producer has most recently teamed up with ?uestlove and The Roots for his new album The Road From Memphis and now he is bringing his explosive show down under with his razor sharp band.

Booker T. Jones + Special Guests
Friday 30th September – Perth – The Bakery
Tickets: http://www.nowbaking.com.au/ – On sale NOW

Sunday 2nd October – Southern Blues Festival – NSW
Tickets: http://www.bluesfestival.tv/ – On sale now!

Thursday 6th October – The Metro – Sydney
Tickets: www.metrotheatre.com.au/ – On sale NOW

Friday 7th October – HiFi Ballroom – Melbourne
Tickets: www.thehifi.com.au – On sale NOW

Saturday 8th October – Caloundra Festival – QLD
Tickets: www.caloundramusicfestival.com/ – On sale now!

www.bookert.com
www.nicheproductions.com.au

‘HAPPY MOTHERS DAY’ Mixtape Feat. Grover Washington Jr, James Brown, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Gwen McRae, Snoop Dogg, Q Tip & Tupac


Blessings to you & your loved ones, here is our selection of our Mothers Day inspired Soul & Hip Hop tunes that should go down just about right on a sunny Sunday.

“This is a man’s world, But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl”

James Brown – Man’s World

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'HAPPY MOTHERS DAY' Mixtape Feat. Grover Washington Jr, James Brown, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Gwen McRae, Snoop Dogg, Q Tip & Tupac


Blessings to you & your loved ones, here is our selection of our Mothers Day inspired Soul & Hip Hop tunes that should go down just about right on a sunny Sunday.

“This is a man’s world, But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl”

James Brown – Man’s World

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Playground Weekender Poolside Funk & Disco Mix Tape


Playground Weekender Poolside Funk & Disco Mix


Here is another special FUNK & DISCO ‘thank you’ mix put we put together for anyone who was part of the magic of Playground Weekender 2009.

‘To everyone we connected with,  shared the dance floors with & especially those rocking it pool side on Saturday morning.

Shine on you crazy diamonds & THANK YOU for the memories !

Can’t wait for next year’

Download HERE

Play HERE

Permalink HERE

Track List

  1. Intro Barack Obama
  2. Bill Withers- Lovely Day
  3. Gwen McCrae- Funky Sensation
  4. John Davis Monster Orchestra- Ain’t That Enough For You
  5. James Brown- Funky President
  6. The Commodores- Brick House
  7. Average White Band- Pick Up The Pieces
  8. First Choice- Love Thang
  9. Angela Winbush- I Love You More
  10. Convertion- Lets Do It
  11. Komiko- Feel Alright
  12. Geraldine Hunt- Cant Fake The Feeling
  13. Richard T Bear- Sunshine Hotel
  14. Lenny Williams- You Got Me Runnin (Krivit Re edit)
  15. The Salsoul Orchestra- You’re Just The Right Size
  16. The Salsoul Orchestra- Salsoul Rainbow/Obama Victory Speech
  17. Diana Ross- No One Gets The Prize
  18. Diana Ross- The Boss

Download HERE

Play HERE

Permalink HERE

Peace

Soul Of Sydney

Feb 09

‘Change’ Makes You Want To Hustle: A Revolutionary FUNK & SOUL Tribute to The Newest Funky President….. Barack Obama [Recorded Nov 2008] by SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’s


With the Obama inauguration around the corner & the majority of the world already celebrating the 44th president of the United States, I though it would be a good time to share our own tribute to the nation’s first black President.

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OBAMA: Power To The People by Nubian Eagle @ Flickr

This one is a tribute mixtape by SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’s  & It features some of our favourite funk, soul & disco artists, including: James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Roy Ayers, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Herb Alpert, Issac Hays, George Clinton, Lonnie Liston Smith, & George Benson just to name a few blended with samples from the Barrack Obama election night Speech & Martin Luther King ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech.

Mixed by SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’s 

Running Time: 74 minutes

DOWNLOAD: HERE

 

Track List

  1. The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Midnight Groove,<Soul Of Sydney Edit>
  2. Fatback Band – Mister Bass Man
  3. The Head Hunters- God Made Me Funky
  4. The Honey Drippers- Impeach The President
  5. The O’Jays- Give The People What They Want
  6. James Brown- The Boss
  7. Bill Withers- Lovely Day
  8. Herb Alpert – RiseYObama EDIT>
  9. James Brown – Funky President
  10. Maceo & The Macks – Soul Power ’74
  11. Donald Byrd- Change- Makes You Want To Hustle
  12. Curtis Mayfield- Right on For The Darkness
  13. Stevie Wonder- Black Man
  14. The Blackbyrds- Rock City Park
  15. Odyssey- Going Back To My Roots
  16. John McLaughlin- Planetary Citizen
  17. Issac Hays- Theme From S.H.A.F.T
  18. The Beginning of The End- Funky Nassau (Part 1)
  19. George Clinton – One Nation Under A Groove
  20. Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
  21. Lonnie Liston Smith- Expansions
  22. George Benson- You Can Do It < Phil Toke & Soul of Sydney ‘I Have A DREAM EDIT’
  23. Roy Ayers- Evolution

MIXTAPE: SOUL FUNK DISCO : ‘Change’ Makes You Want To Hustle: A Revoultionary Tribute to The Funky President Barack Obama by Soul of Sydney DJ’s


With the Obama inauguration around the corner & the majority of the world already celebrating the 44th president of the United States, I though it would be a good time to share our own tribute to the nation’s first black President.

Track List

  1. The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Midnight Groove,<Soul Of Sydney Edit>
  2. Fatback Band – Mister Bass Man
  3. The Head Hunters- God Made Me Funky
  4. The Honey Drippers- Impeach The President
  5. The O’Jays- Give The People What They Want
  6. James Brown- The Boss
  7. Bill Withers- Lovely Day
  8. Herb Alpert – RiseYObama EDIT>
  9. James Brown – Funky President
  10. Maceo & The Macks – Soul Power ’74
  11. Donald Byrd- Change- Makes You Want To Hustle
  12. Curtis Mayfield- Right on For The Darkness
  13. Stevie Wonder- Black Man
  14. The Blackbyrds- Rock City Park
  15. Odyssey- Going Back To My Roots
  16. John McLaughlin- Planetary Citizen
  17. Issac Hays- Theme From S.H.A.F.T
  18. The Beginning of The End- Funky Nassau (Part 1)
  19. George Clinton – One Nation Under A Groove
  20. Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
  21. Lonnie Liston Smith- Expansions
  22. George Benson- You Can Do It < Phil Toke & Soul of Sydney ‘I Have A DREAM EDIT’
  23. Roy Ayers- Evolution