FULL CONCERT: Bill Withers – 1973 BBC (Soul, Jazz, Blues)

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Bill Withers is one THE story tellers, check this short BBC live concert originally broadcast from 1973.

An absolutely beautiful

Both audio and video are as broadcast by the BBC.


00:00:00:00 Ain`t No Sunshine
00:03:18:11 Lonely Town, Lonely Street
00:09:14:16 Grandma`s Hands
00:11:40:18 Use Me
00:16:01:00 Let Me In Your Life
00:20:15:18 Lean On Me
00:24:47:08 Harlem
00:29:19:00 end



Way-2-Fonky Podcast #002 – Archie presents D Original



Way-2-Fonky & Joint Adventure presents Jeru The Damaja at Oxford Art Factory on Thursday 13th September 2012.

Tickets & Info: http://www.moshtix.com.au/event.aspx?id=59435

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R.I.P Robin Gibbs! – Bee Gees Tribute : Classic Records, Mixtapes, Full Concerts VIdeos (BEE GEES LIVE IN MELB 1974)

Robin Gibb‘s fragile voice was one of Bee Gees‘ many gifts

  • by: Iain Shedden, Music writer
  • From: The Australian
  • May 21, 2012 2:08PM

He was a great songwriter as well, with and without his brothers, but their greatest attribute collectively and separately was being able to reinvent themselves.

Even as children, there was never any doubt in the minds of the Gibb brothers that they were going to be pop stars.

“We knew we wanted to make records and to write,” Robin Gibb once said, “but we never knew where we were going with it. We would daydream and night dream and every other kind of dream.”

The dream came true, several times over, but during the group’s fledgling years in Brisbane in the early 1960s the Bee Gees found success hard to come by.

Spicks and Specks, the song that became their first Australian hit, was their 12th single.

Before they could enjoy that moment the Gibb brothers, Barry, Maurice and Robin, had gone back home to England looking for a break. It was that willingness to move on that made the Bee Gees and its individual components successful for decades, taking them from the suburbs of Brisbane to the stadiums of the world after their phenomenal success in the disco era of the 1970s.

Robin’s final work is a good example of his diversity. After years of crafting songs for international artists such as Celine Dion and Kenny Rogers, Robin turned another corner by composing, along with his son Robin-John, the Titanic Requiem, a classical piece to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.

The record was released last month.

On one track, Don’t Cry Alone, Gibb’s final contribution as a vocalist is sadly prophetic.

“No, don’t you ever doubt me

Ill be there for you forever

Don’t you ever cry

Ill sweep away your tears and sorrow

And I’ll be with you close tomorrow”.

Beyond the sadness of that lyric, however, is the distinctive, fragile voice that could only be Robin Gibb. It has changed little since the Bee Gees records on which he took lead vocals 45 years ago, such as I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You and Massachusetts.

It’s a voice that will live on through those landmark recordings, from pop to disco and classical, songs that made Robin Gibb one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century.


Complete Live Concert from Melbourne by the Bee Gees.



AUDIO-SOUL FUNK: Prince + NPG In Rehearsal Recording for Australian Concert: Listen Now! @ Drfunkenberry.com


Wow.  PRINCE and the NPG are in rehearsal for the Welcome 2 Australia tour!!!  Ticket sales are BLAZING.  What started as 3 shows is now up to 6.  Australia, how many shows can U handle?


To begin every week of rehearsal, to get the rust off, PRINCE and the band jam one song for 30-45 minutes.


“The Dance Electric” in its original form with vocals will be one of the featured encore songs for the Welcome 2 Australia tour.


Get ready to DANCE!!!

Prince & NPG In Rehearsal 4 Australia…”Jam The DancElectric” Listen HERE

+ look out for the Prince Australian Tour Tribute Mixtape dropping soon.. –>HERE

One Love: The Very Best of Bob Marley & The Wa...

One Love: The Very Best of Bob Marley & The Wailers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bob Marley and the Wailers: Stevie Wonder Dream 1975 !! Magic

Midnight Raver

The Wonder Dream Concert held on October 4, 1975 at Kingston’s National Stadium was one of three events on the Holiday Jamaica package scheduled from September 29, 1975 through October 5, 1975.  The concert was a benefit for the Jamaican Institute for the Blind and featured Third World as the opening act. Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes were scheduled to play but did not show.

Third World, just back from a tour of the UK, opened their set with “Crying On The Rail Road Track” and followed with popular favorites “Sun Won’t Shine,” “Satta Massagana,” and “Slavery Days.”

The concert is often referred to as the Wailers Reunion Show, as it was the first time the original Wailers trio performed together since 1974.  It is the last time that all three founding members appeared live on-stage together.

The Wailers and the I-Three kick off their set with “Rastaman Chant”

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The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie

The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A rare recording of Stevie Wonder in his prime way back in 1973.
One of his best!

E-mail soulofsydney@gmail.com for a list of more rare videos, concerts and bootleg recordings we have to share.



This SAT MAY 12TH @ (Upstairs @ Civic Hotel)

Soul Of Sydney, Soul Sounds & Mama Feel-Good Funk Collective will be throwing down the goodness this weekend with a stack PRINCE inspired SOUL, FUNK & BOOGIE as well a solid dose of PRINCE gems from 10pm THIS SATURDAY (MAY 12th).


Right after the Concert from 10pm – Late This Saturday (May 12th).

Hosted by Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends:

Phil Toke
DJ Jon
Johnny Bones

EVENT –> www.facebook.com/events/294671430618080/

soulofsydney@gmail.com or www.soulofsydney.org for more info.

Prince Midnight Mixtape : www.soulofsydney.org/2012/05/06/prince-6/



Stay close as we will be updating this page with tour info, tickets, afterparty info & a special PRINCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR MIXTAPE by SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ‘S + WE MAY EVEN BE GETTING TOGETHER a special PRINCE TRIBUTE PICNIC (UPDATES VIA soulofsydney@gmail.com)


Fri 11 May – Allphones Arena, Sydney
Mon 14 May – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Fri 18 May – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
*Ticketek is selling for the above venues only.

PRINCE LIVE Concert Videos & Clips!

#1 Prince – Nude Tour in La Coruña

#2 PRINCE @ Palais Nikaïa de Nice, le 25 JULY 2010.


One of the moments that changed the music world, Jimi Hendrix dropping his Voodoo & casting spells with that Guitar at Woodstock (1969).

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Check out the Wiki On the show

Hendrix was advertised to play the Woodstock Music Festival, along with many of the other biggest rock groups of the time. It was to take place on rented farmland in Upper State New York from August 15-18, 1969. Although Hendrix’s music had been written for a power trio of guitar, bass, and drums, he wanted to expand his sound so he added rhythm guitarist Larry Lee (another old friend from his R&B days), and Juma Sultan and Jerry Velez to play congas. After drummer Mitch Mitchell arrived, this new lineup rehearsed for less than two weeks before the festival and according to Mitchell never really meshed. In addition, although Woodstock would become famous and mythologized through the documentary film of the same name, by the time of his performance, Hendrix had been up for three days, and his band was short on sleep as well, contributing a rawness to their filmed performance.[113][114]

Before Hendrix even arrived at the festival he started to hear media reports that the crowds of kids showing up for the festival were swelling to biblical proportions, in addition to the emerging logistical problems being reported at the site. This gave Hendrix pause for concern since he did not like performing in front of very large crowds. [115] Since he was considered an important draw for the festival, and because of his manager’s negotiations, Hendrix was getting paid more than the other performers, ($18,000, plus $12,000 for rights to film him). As the scheduled time slot of Sunday night at midnight drew closer, Hendrix indicated that he would rather wait and close the show. A substantial rainstorm that day had delayed the schedule of performers, so when Hendrix insisted on being the closing headliner, it pushed back the time when they finally hit the stage – which ended up being 8:30am Monday morning. The audience which had peaked at an estimated 400,000 people during the festival, was now reduced to about 30-40,000 by that point; many of whom merely waited to catch a glimpse of Hendrix before leaving during his show.[115] This reflected the reality that by the third day attendees had been sleeping in muddy conditions with limited food.

Hendrix and his band were introduced by the festival MC, Chip Monck, as “The Jimi Hendrix Experience,” but once on stage Hendrix clarified saying, “We decided to change the whole thing around and call it ‘Gypsy Sun and Rainbows.’ For short, it’s nothin but a ‘Band of Gypsys.'”[116] He then launched into a two hour set, the longest of his career. Hendrix started off with a new song, “Message to Love.” (His Woodstock set consisting of new material, along with his well-known hits).

Hendrix’s psychedelic rendition of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” occurred about 3/4 into their set, (after which he morphed into “Purple Haze”). The song had actually been part of his set for a year and he had already performed it on at least three different occasions. During the number, Hendrix used feedback and sustain on his guitar to recreate the sound of wails and falling rockets. Although pundits quickly branded the song as a political manifesto against the Vietnam War, Hendrix himself never explained its meaning other than to say at a press conference three weeks later, “We’re all Americans. . .it was like ‘Go America!’. . .We play it the way the air is in America today. The air is slightly static, see.”[117] Whatever Hendrix’s motivation, “the song became part of the sixties Zeitgeist” as it was captured forever in the Woodstock film.[118] Hendrix’s iconic image performing this number wearing a blue-beaded white leather jacket with fringe and a red head scarf, has since been regarded as a defining moment of the 1960’s.[115][119][120]

Hendrix performed “Hey Joe” as the encore to finish off their set which concluded the 3 and ½ day Woodstock Music Festival. Upon leaving the stage Hendrix collapsed from exhaustion.[121]

After Woodstock, this particular lineup of the band appeared on only two more occasions. The first was a street benefit in Harlem where, in a scenario similar to the festival, most of the audience had left and only a fraction remained by the time Hendrix took the stage. Within seconds of Hendrix arriving at the site two youths had stolen his guitar from the back seat of his car, although it was later recovered. The band’s only other appearance was at the Salvation club in Greenwich Village, New York. After some studio recordings, Hendrix disbanded the group. Some of this band’s recordings can be heard on the MCA Records box set The Jimi Hendrix Experience and on South Saturn Delta. Their final work together was a session on September 6.[122] Hendrix’s September 9 appearance on TV’s The Dick Cavett Show, backed by Cox, Mitchell and Juma Sultan, was credited as the “Jimi Hendrix Experience”.[123]

A Tribe Called Quest: UPDATED Set times, After-party Info + Spare Tickets & Tribute Mixtape (DJ Naiki live on Stolen Records)

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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST with special guest Maseo (De La Soul) + Horrorshow and Thundamentals

Wed 11th August @  Hordern Pavilion,

Tickets are sold out but last i checked there was atleast 10 or so here at gummtree or a few on ebay


A Tribe Called Quest Sydney Set Times

7.00pm Doors Open
7.15pm Thundamentals
7.45pm Maseo (De La Soul)
8.15pm Horror Show
8.45pm Maseo (De La Soul)
9.30pm A Tribe Called Quest


Mixtape: DJ Naiki ‘A Tribe Called Quest/Native Tongue’ Tribute Mix


Official After party kicking off at 11:00pm  Oxford Arts Factory

Featuring DJ sets from Q-Tip & Maseo of De la Soul

Click for afterparty Tix + Info


DJ Naiki ‘A Tribe Called Quest/Native Tongue’ Tribute Mix

or download here at Stolen Records Blog

Can I kick It Intro – A Tribe Called Quest
Dirty Old Bassa Nova – Howard Roberts Quartet
Jam – A Tribe Called Quest
Jazz…(We’ve Got) – A Tribe Called Quest
Love Your Life – Average White Band
Check The Rhime – A Tribe Called Quest
Award Tour – A Tribe Called Quest
Oh My God – A Tribe Called Quest
Who’s Gonna Take the Weight – Kool & The Gang
Buggin Out – A Tribe Called Quest
Can I kick It – A Tribe Called Quest
Hot Sex – A Tribe Called Quest
Scenario – A Tribe Called Quest
Daylight – Ramp
Bonita Applebum – A Tribe Called Quest
Technova – Towa Tei
Find A Way – A Tribe Called Quest
On The Road Again feat. Q-Tip (Remix) – Jungle Brothers
Wrath Of My Madness – Queen Latifah
Straight out the Jungle – Jungle Brothers
The Choice is Yours (Revisited) – Black Sheep
Buddy (12″ Remix) – De La Soul
Because I got it like that – Jungle Brothers
You Can Make It If You Try – Sly & The Family Stone –
Crossword Puzzle – Sly & The Family Stone
Say No Go – De La Soul
It’s A Shame – Spinners
It’s A Shame – Monie Love
40days – Billy Brooks

Download full mix here at Stolen Records Blog

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Shantan Wantan Ichiban (aka Emperor Nasi Goreng) and Donny Trump mash up the ill-est local and overseas Hip Hop; Grime; Mormon Gangsta Hyphy; Baltimore; Dancehall; Reggae;  Nu Soul and New Jack. We pride ourselves on our off-the-wall freestyle sessions, bumping guest DJ sets and Q&A style interviews of only the best hip hop journalistic quality.

If you would like to get at us with any requests, comments, death threats and ‘Hey? what is that track?’ then hit us up at stolenrecords@fbiradio.com. Alternatively if you’re mean keen to see our playlist after each show, or previous shows, we upload them on our programs page right here.

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