WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2015-03-17

WNUR 2014 T-Shirt design“Conference of the Birds” is my weekly radio program on WNUR-FM. It airs on Tuesdays from 5-7:30 am Chicago time (UTC-6). And, of course, when technology cooperates, you can just come here for the archives. You can subscribe to the podcast with this URL (click here to subscribe in iTunes).

No theme to this week’s show, but a good number of obscure gems.



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Artist: “Track” – Album (Label)
The Rhythm Machine: “The Kick” – The Funky 16 Corners (Stones Throw)
Hot Sauce: “I’ll Kill a Brick (About My Man)” – The Complete Stax / Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 2: 1968-1971 (Stax)
Verckys et l´Orchestre Vévé: “Matinda Comono” – Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969​-​1978 (Analog Africa)
Flow Dynamics: “Bossa for Bebo (Lack of Afro Remix)” – One Way: Remixes and Rarities (Freestyle)
Gnonnas Pedro: “Adigbedoto” – Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization of West Africa (Honest Jon’s)
Nomo: “Three Shades” – Ghost Rock (Ubiquity)
Jane Birkin: “French Grafitti” – Lolita Go Home (Fontana)
Chuck Strong: “I Got Married Too Soon” – The Birmingham Sound: The Soul of Neal Hemphill, Vol. 1 (Rabbit Factory)
Elia y Elizabeth: “Ponte Bajo el Sol” – La Onda De Elia y Elizabeth (Vampi Soul)
? and the Mysterians: “Love Me Baby (Cherry July)” – Cameo Parkway 1966-1967 (ABKCO)
Meridian Brothers: “Doctor Trompeta” – Salvadora Robot (Soundway)
Funkadelic: “Can’t Stand the Strain” – Cosmic Slop (Westbound Records)
Sam Cooke: “Having a Party” – Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 (RCA)
Bobby Dobyne & the Barefacts: “Strickly Soul” – The Birmingham Sound: The Soul of Neal Hemphill, Vol. 2 (Rabbit Factory )
Bobby Womack & Peace: “Across 110th Street” – Pimps, Players and Private Eyes (Sire)
Bill Withers: “Use Me” – Live at Carnegie Hall (Columbia)
The Toreadors: “Gwinyitshe” – Next Stop Soweto, Volume 2: R&B, Funk & Psych Sounds From the Townships 1969-1976 (Strut)
Konk: “Honey Moon” – Live At CBGB Nov. 6, 1981 (Unleashed)
Mucca Pazza: “Boss Taurus” – Safety Fifth (Electric Cowbell Records)
Konono Nº1: “Landu Mambu” – Live in Tokyo EP (Crammed Discs)
Tambours Croisés: “Black Boat Poeple + Ma vélou za (Tambours 1)” – Chapter 1 (Maloya, Bèlè, Gwo Ka) (Aztec Musique)
The Four Pals: “Maselino Yaya Yoyayu” – Origins of Guitar Music In Southern Congo and Northern Zambia (SWP)
Barel Coppet, et Ses Antillais: “Moin Ni On Loto Nef” – Vintage World No. 169 – EP: Dansez Aux Antilles (Vintage Music)
Golden Arm Trio: “Swift Ship Sailing” – Why the Sea is Salt (Shamrock Record Co.)
Atomic: “Boom Boom” – Boom Boom (Jazzland Recordings)
Jeb Bishop Trio: “Anticipation of an Embrace” – Bishop/Kessler/Mulvenna (Okka Disk)
Ernest Dawkins’ New Horizons Ensemble: “The Time has Come” – Chicago Now – Thirty Years Of Great Black Music Vol.1 (Silkheart)
Malachi Thompson: “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” – Lift Ev’ry Voice (Delmark)
Duke Ellington: “Chocolate Shake” – Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band, 1940-1942 (Columbia)