Saturday, 6 August 2011

Pod-cast & Track-listing: The Morpheus Soul Show: A Tribute to Eugene McDaniels R.I.P. {6th Aug '11}

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

Headless Heroes 
Lovin’ Man
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  


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