Episode #70 – The Black History Episode

Episode #70 – The Black History Episode

Funk music was born at the height of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. Its greatest artists were at the forefront of creating the soundtrack for social and political change.
Badd Kitti celebrates classic tracks from one of the most dynamic and inspirational eras of Black music. The play list includes 
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Hour 1
Artist Song Album Year
James Brown Say It Loud I’m Black And I’m Proud Pts 1 & 2 Best of James Brown
Curtis Mayfield The Underground Roots 1971
Maxayn Check out Your Mind Reloaded 1972
Gil Scott-Heron The Bottle Winter in America 1974
Cymande Bra Cymande 1972
Earth, Wind & Fire Yearnin’ Learnin’ That’s the Way of the World 1975
Maze Happy Feelings Maze Feat. Frankie Beverly 1977
Parliament Chocolate City Chocolate City 1975
Garrett Shider Hard Pill Hand Me Down Diapers 2017
Graham Central Station Hair Graham Central Station 1974
Gladys Knight & The Pips Friendship Train Nitty Gritty 1969
Hour 2
Artist Song Album Year
War GET DOWN BY WAR All Day Music 1971
Dumpstaphunk Dancin to the Truth Dirty Word 2013
Sly The Family Stone Everybody Is a Star Greatest Hits 1970
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul I’ve Got so Much Trouble in My Mind Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 1973
The Blackbyrds City Life 1975
Dyke & The Blazers Black Boy 1969
Stevie Wonder Living For The City Innervisions 1973
Marvin Gaye Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler) What’s Going On? 1971
Kool & The Gang Universal Sound Love & Understanding 1976
The Isley Brothers Harvest for the World Harvest for the World 1976
The Crusaders Street Life (feat. Randy Crawford) Street Life 1979

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