Friday, October 24, 2014

Acapulco Nights 9/26/14, Memorial Tribute to Joe Sample

This week we pay tribute to the late Joe Sample. The American pianist passed away on September 12. As well as playing with his group The Crusaders and his solo albums, Sample played on hundreds of records by some of the best in jazz, soul, funk, disco, and rock, including Miles Davis, BB King, Steely Dan, Bill Withers, The Supremes, Quincy Jones, and Merry Clayton. Studebaker Hawk presents his favorites from Sample's discography.

Playlist for hour 1

The Crusaders - Streetlife
Merry Clayton - Grandma's Hands
Edwin Starr - Easin'
Quincy Jones - Hikky-Burr
Steely Dan - Black Cow
Ronnie Laws - Nothing To Lose
Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter
Jermaine Jackson - You Got To Hurry
Danniebelle - Come On, Come On
Lamont Dozier - Going Back to My Roots
Letta Mbulu - Mahlalela (Lazy Bones)

Playlist for hour 2

The Crusaders - My Lady (Todd Terje edit)
Wah Wah Watson - Goo Goo Wah Wah
Michael Franks - Monkey See, Monkey Do
Edwin Starr - Runnin'
Freddie Hubbard - Baraka Sasa
Herb Alpert - Rotation
The Crusaders - Soul Shadows (duet with Bill Withers)
Merry Clayton- Southern Man
Quincy Jones - Ironside
The Crusaders - Last Call

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