Friday Music

Choice cuts, spanning decades and genres, hand curated and served up every Friday!

July 23, 2021

Friday 404


How you all doin’?
We back and I’m ready to set sail on our musical mothership for this weeks Friday Music.
Show 404. So sit back, relax and let the music soothe your soul.
Up first this week is Thad Cockreel and Brittany Howard with a 2020 single release titled Higher.
Come on Collin shove us away from the dock and launch us into that musical mist.

That my friends was Durand Jones And The Indications from 2018 with Groove Baby.
Before Brother Jones we heard, an interesting little ditty by Cake titled Thrills.
Before Cake was Foy Vance with Norm Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution.
And Thad Cockrell and Brittany Howard started off set number one with Higher.
And now that we are a little bit higher let us move on into set number two of this weeks show and give a listen to the amazing Laura Mvula with She.

That was Carrie Rodriguez singing La Ultima Vez.
Before Carrie we heard Rickie Lee Jones and Blinded By The Hurt.
Before Ricki, Aaron Neville and The Neville Brothers on the beautiful Arianne.
And we began with the amazing voice of Laura Mvula on She.
And just like that where at set number three.
We drop into our final orbit with Jon Cleary from his album Dyna-Mite and his soulful stylings on Best Ain’t Good Enuff.

Mercy me, Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones with a live funkup of Champagne And Reefer.
Before Muddy and The Stones we heard Warren Zevon from his album Werewolves of London with Nighttime In The Switching Yard.
Before Warren was JordanJohn with Make Way For The Funk and set three began with Jon Cleary and Best Ain’t Good Enuff.
And there we have it. Time to pack up your pencil boxes and meet up right here with me again next week when we give a listen to show 405.
I’m Tim McCormack your host for Friday Music and my partner in crime producing Friday Music is Collin McCormack.
And as always we remind you to be safe, be kind and may all your Fridays be filled with music.
We tap out today by giving a listen to Robert Randolph And The Family Band on I Need More Love.
So until next time have yourself a bodacious Friday and peace y’all! Come on Collin, lay down that final groove.

July 16, 2021

Friday 403


Welcome back, it’s Friday Music time again.
The mothership is primed and polished for launch to begin our first musical orbit of the day, which begins with The title cut from Irma Thomas’s 1964 release, and the title and cut is I Need Your Love So Bad.
What say you Collin, roll on one.

Mayer Hawthorne, and a little ditty title Only You.
Before Mayer was Sly And The Family Stone from the album The Brazil Connection with their chart, It’s A Family Affair.
Before Sly was Minus 8 and Professor Lexis with Body Moving and we launched with Irma Thomas doing I Need Your Love So Bad.
That takes us to set number 2 of show 403.
This is Nathan East and Eric Clapton covering Creams Can’t Find My Way Home.

Ahh yes, Jacob Banks from his 2015 album Paradox we heard Grace. Before Jacob, from his live album Mac And His Music, we gave a listen to Dr. John featuring Terence Blanchard on Rain.
And Nathan East and Eric Clapton began that set with Can’t Find My Way Home.
We orbit on into set three with the group Audio Lotion and their cut titled Eclipse.

The fabulous John Martyn and his haunting chart He’s Got All The Whiskey.
Before John We heard Dee Dee Bridgewater with Why Am I Treated So Bad.
Before Dee Dee was Annie Lennox with Train In Vain and Audio Lotion start off set number three with Eclipse.
And with that we filed away show 403 and prepare ourselves for yet another guest DJ next week which I’m excitedly looking forward to because my middle daughter Oona is taking over the mothership for her musical take for show 404.
Lookin’ forward to finding out what prime choice cuts of musical meat she will serve up to us all.
So until next time my friends I’m Tim McCormack your host a Friday Music and in absolute lockstep with our executive producer in California Collin McCormack.
Once again reminding you all to be safe, be kind and may all your Fridays be filled with music.
We finish up today with the group Mr. President and the aptly titled Meet Again.
So until we meet again have yourselves a bodacious friday and Peace y’all!
Come on Collin let’s dot the I’s and cross the T’s on his puppy and finish up show 403.

July 9, 2021

Friday 402


Welcome back to Friday Music where the mothership is always ready to borrow your ears and fill them with music.
And today we gonna funkafize your soul.
That’s right, today is funky Friday.
We will drop into our first orbit of the day with the title cut from the 2018 gold album from the band that has been bringing it hard since 1968.
This is Tower Of Power with The Soul Side of Town. What do you say Collin, time to funk em up.

Ahh yes, The Anthem by the man out of Detroit city, GRiZ along with Mike Avery.
Before GRiZ from Jukestone Paradise we heard Pimps Of Joytime with Body Party.
Paint The Toon by 6ix Toys before the Pimps featuring Connie Lush.
And we grooved into orbit one with On The Soul Side Of Town by TOP.
Gonna keep the funk goin’ in set two with The Fort Knox Five and Funk 4 Peace.

She does goes down sweetly. Brother Strut poppin’ on Tequila.
Before Brother Strut, Brian Culbertson with Get Ready.
Before Get Ready we heard a soulful rendition of Sugadoo by Mingo Fishtrap.
And Fort Knox Five started that set off with Funk 4 Peace.
Well we grooving’ now so let’s keep it goin’ with set three and a fine cove by the band Lettuce and their take on Curtis Mayfield’s Move On Up.

Soul Sound System by D/Troit and THATS D slash troit.
Before D/Troit we heard It’s Not All About You by Lawrence and Lettuce led off that set with Move On Up.
And there we have it, there it is I hope we put a little giddyup in your step today as we funkafized your soul.
I’m Tim McCormack your host of Friday music who is always aply aided but the man with a plan Collin McCormack.
Remember please continue to be safe be kind and may all your Fridays be filled with music.
We end off today where we started with a little taste of Tower Of Power.
This is from their latest release which is a retrospective on their 50 years of quality funk done live at the Fox Theatre in Oakland California.
So until next time around my friends have yourselves a bodacious Friday and peace y’all!
Oh, and by the by this is You Ought Be Having Fun. Come on Collin finish off our Friday of funk.