Eugene McDaniels R.I.P.
February 12, 1935 – July 29, 2011
On this special edition of the show we pay tribute to the late, great, singer, songwriter & producer Eugene McDaniels who sadly passed away on Friday July 29th 2011 aged 76.
Link after track-listing:
Sampling Eugene #1
A Tribe Called Quest - Push It Along
(People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm) 1990
De La Soul - Just Havin’ A Ball (The Impossible Mission: Operation Japan) 2006
Organized Konfusion - Black Sunday (Stress: The Extinction Agenda) 1994
All the above tracks sampled the Eugene McDaniels classic ‘Jagger The Dagger’
One For The Collection:
Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse
Jagger The Dagger
Written by Eugene McDaniels
Originally Recorded by Roberta Flack in 1974 earning her a week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, five weeks at number one on the Hot Soul singles chart & three Grammy nominations! Roy Ayers, George Benson & Bob James also recorded their own versions.
D’Angelo - Feel Like Makin’ Love (Voodoo) 2000
Marlena Shaw - Feel Like Makin’ Love (Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?) 1975
Gene McDaniels - Feel Like Makin’ Love (Natural Juices) 1975
The Voltage Bros - Feeling Good (The Voltage Bros) 1978
Written & Produced By Eugene McDaniels
Jimmy Smith - Can’t Hide Love (Sit On It) 1977
Produced By Eugene McDaniels
Sampling Eugene #2
Cesar Comanche ft. Ill Son - The Downpour (Squirrel & The Aces) 2005
Sampled Eugene McDaniels ‘The Parasite’ from Headless Heroes
The Beatnuts - Third Of The Trio (Intoxicated Demons EP) 1993
Sampled Eugene McDaniels ‘Jagger The Dagger’ from Headless Heroes
Beastie Boys ft. Q-Tip - Get It Together (Ill Communication) 1994
Sampled Eugene McDaniels ‘Headless Heroes’ from Headless Heroes
This Weeks Top 5 Countdown
5. GWN - SummerTime BRAND NEW ENTRY!!!
4. Funky DL ft. Dukus Alemay - No Comprendo (Blackcurrent Jazz 2)
2nd week in the charts and up one place from last weeks number five.
3. TiRon & Ayomari - Du Gör Mig Bra
[Prod By. Jonesin’ For Sum Comfort Food] (En kärlekshistoria EP )
5th week in the charts and down two places after its three week reign at the top spot.
2. DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah ft. STS - Maybe We Can Just (Back For More)
2nd week in the charts and up one place from last weeks number three.
1. Median - The Sender [Prod By. 9th Wonder]
2nd week in the charts and up one place from last weeks number two to this weeks Brand New Number One.
Fresh Out The Box:
Eric Roberson ft. Chubb Rock - Summer Time Anthem (Mr. Nice Guy?)
Ahmed Sirour ft. Michelle Thompson - We Rep Brooklyn
Willie The Kid ft. Termanology - No Reissue (The Crates Mixtape)
Eugene McDaniels: Rare Groove Connoisseurs Corner
[All Tracks Produced By Eugene McDaniels]
Scherrie & Susaye - Luvbug (Partners) 1975
Mystique - Fill You Up (Mystique) 1979
Scherrie & Susaye - You’ve Been Good To Me (Partners) 1975