Sunday, June 30, 2013



June 1, 2013
"Wanna Be Startin' Sometin'" performed by Michael Jackson
"Come And Get It" performed by Lenny Kravitz
"I Can't Get Next To You" performed by The Temptations
"Back Stabbers" performed by The O'Jays
"Save Room" performed by John Legend
"It's Your Thing" performed by The Isley Brothers

"The Wallflower" performed by Etta James and The Peaches
"I Got A Woman" performed by Ray Charles
"No Particular Place To Go" performed by Chuck Berry
"Long Tall Sally" performed by Little Richard
"Funky Broadway" performed by Wilson Pickett
"Soothe Me" performed by Sam & Dave
"I Can Feel The Ice Melting" performed by The Parliaments

June 2, 2013
"Greatdayindamornin'/Booty" performed by D'Angelo
"A Song For You" performed by Donny Hathaway
"Jeremiah's Sleepy Night" performed by John Blackwell
"Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" performed by The Roots
"Wade In The Water" performed by The Blind Boys Of Alabama
"That's The Way God Planned It" performed by Billy Preston

"Spain" performed by Al Jarreau-WSPC REQUEST FROM AMY!
"For Love (I Come Your Friend)" performed by George Duke
"Stairway To Heaven" performed by Stanley Jordan
"Peace" performed by Miles Davis

June 3, 2013
"Love Having You Around" performed by Stevie Wonder
"Fool's Paradise" performed by Rufus and Chaka Khan
"Ain't No Half Steppin'" performed by Heatwave
"Ain't No Half Steppin'" performed by Big Daddy Kane
"I Ain't No Joke" performed by Eric B. and Rakim
"Revolverlution" performed by Public Enemy

"Mannish Boy" performed by Muddy Waters
"An Open Letter (To A Landlord)" performed by Living Colour
"So Many Millions" performed by Fishbone
"How Many More Years" performed by Howlin' Wolf

"Diamond In The Back"
"The Making Of You"
"Freddie's Dead"
"Move On Up"

June 4, 2013
"That's It, I Quit, I'm Moving On" performed by Sam Cooke
"Lost Ones" performed by Lauryn Hill
"Penitentiary Philosophy" performed by Erykah Badu
"Clean Up Woman" performed by Betty Wright
"Love Don't Live Here Anymore" performed by Rose Royce

Chopin Etude op.25 no.1/"Revolutionary" Etude-performed by Andre Watts
"Butterfly" performed by Bilal with Robert Glasper
"Winter In America" performed by Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson
"The Black Mother" performed by Georgia Anne Muldrow

June 5, 2013
"What You See Is What You Get" performed by The Dramatics
"It's A Shame" performed by The Spinners
"Going In Circles" performed by The Friends Of Distinction
"Show And Tell" performed by Al Wilson
"Cowboys To Girls" performed by The Intruders
"Let's Do It Again" performed by The Staple Singers
"(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People" performed by The Chi Lites

June 6, 2013

"You Hit The Nail On The Head"
"(Not Just) Knee Deep"
"You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks"
"Music For My Mother"
"Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On"
"Cosmic Slop"
"Eulogy And Light"

"Somebody's Watching Me" performed by Rockwell
"Watching You" performed by Slave
"Watching You, Watching Me" performed by Bill Withers
"Looking Through The Windows" performed by The Jackson 5
"Creep" performed by TLC
"Sneakin' Around" performed by The Roy Haynes Trio

"Get Away" performed by De La Soul-WSPC PREMIERE

Prince interview clips-Parts 1 & 2

"Time Travelin' (A Tribute To Fela)" performed by Common
"Water No Get Enemy" performed by Fela Kuti
"On The Corner" performed by Miles Davis
"Ain't Got No/I Got Life" performed by Nina Simone
"Exodus" (live version) performed by Bob Marley and the Wailers

June 8, 2013
"Two Words" performed by Kanye West
"Zimzallabim" performed by Mos Def
"Bustin' Out" performed by Rick James
"Skin Tight" performed by The Ohio Players

"Round Midnight" performed by Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery & John Coltrane
"Epistrophy" performed by Thelonious Monk
"Take Five" performed by George Benson
"Jeannine" performed by Cannonball Adderley
"Lansana's Priestess" performed by Donald Byrd
"April In Paris" performed by Charlie Parker
"Solitude" performed by Billie Holiday

June 9, 2013
"People Make The World Go Round" performed by The Stylistics
"A Long Walk" performed by Jill Scott
"'Til The Cops Come Knockin'" performed by Maxwell
"Cherish The Day" performed by Sade
"Afro Blue" performed by The Robert Glasper Experiment with Erykah Badu
"Love And Peace" performed by Quincy Jones

June 10, 2013


June 11, 2013
"Seasons" performed by Terence Trent D'Arby
"Misery In Utero" performed by PM Dawn
"I Got Dreams To Remember" performed by Otis Redding
"Ain't No Way" performed by Aretha Franklin
"How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?" performed by Al Green
"Please Forgive My Heart" performed by Bobby Womack

"Earth Blues" performed by Jimi Hendrix
"Shoot Your Shot" performed by JAMES BROWN
"Haitian Fight Song" performed by Charles Mingus
"Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair" performed by Meshell Ndegeocello
"DNA" performed by Saul Williams
"Overcome" performed by Tricky
"DLZ" performed by TV On The Radio
"If 6 Was 9" performed by Axiom Funk

June 12, 2013
"Sweet Home Chicago" performed by Robert Johnson
"Where Did You Sleep Last Night" performed by Leadbelly
"Too Little, Too Late" performed by Lonnie Brooks
"When It All Comes Down" performed by B.B. King
"Shake Your Money Maker" performed by Elmore James
"Let The Good Times Roll" preformed by Louis Jordan and the Tympani Five

"Hey Jude"
"Engine Number 9"
"She's Looking Good"
"Mr. Magic Man"
"Bring It On Home To Me"
"I'm Sorry About That"
"I'm In Love"
"Don't Knock My Love"

June 13, 2013
"The Tracks Of My Tears" performed by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
"Reach Out (I'll Be There)" performed by The Four Tops
"Ain't Gonna hurt Nobody" performed by Brick
"Feelin' Blue" performed by Earth, Wind & Fire
"Vuelta Abajo" performed by Spectrum Road
"Thin Ice" performed Lenny Kravitz
"Do To Me" performed by Trombone Shorty
"Cinnamon Tree" performed by Esperanza Spalding
"Shoop" performed by Salt N' Pepa
"Hum Along And Dance" performed by The Jackson 5

"Homeless" performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
"Keys" performed by Monk Hughes and the Outer Realm
"Chameleon" performed by Herbie Hancock

June 14, 2013
"Compared To What" performed by Roberta Flack
"Angel Dust" performed by Gil Scott-Heron
"I'd Rather Be With You" performed by Bootsy Collins
"White Lines" performed by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
"Who We Be" performed by DMX
"Compared To What" performed by John Legend and The Roots


June 15, 2013
"Cold Duck Time" performed by Les McCann and Eddie Harris
"The Love We Had" performed by The Dells
"Soul Shadows" performed by The Crusaders with Bill Withers
"Cristo Redentor" performed by Donald Byrd
"Dat Dere" performed by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
"Forest Flower Sunrise/Sunset" performed by Charles Lloyd
"Village Blues" performed by John Coltrane
"Black and Tan Fantasy" performed by Duke Ellington
"Contusion" performed by Stevie Wonder

June 16, 2013

Three albums by MILES DAVIS, played in their entirety...

June 17, 2013
"Sure Hope You Mean It" performed by Raphael Saadiq
"If You Want Me To Stay" performed by Sly and the Family Stone
"Come See About Me" performed by Diana Ross and the Supremes
"Come Here" performed by Talib Kweli with Miguel
"Restart" performed by Bilal

"Kind Words (And A Real Good Heart)" performed by Joan Armatrading
"Outlaw" performed by War
"One Day" performed by Fishbone
"Stuntman" performed by 24/7-Spyz
"Go Away" performed by Living Colour
"Love Gun" performed by Rick James
"1999" performed by Prince

"It Was A Good Day" performed by Ice Cube
"Pyramids" performed by Frank Ocean
"Hello" performed by Lionel Richie
"The Skin I'm In" performed by ROOSEVELT FRANKLIN!

June 18, 2013
"'Round The Way Girl" performed by L.L. Cool J
"Hip Hop Hooray" performed by Naughty By Nature
"This Is How We Do It" performed by Montell Jordan
"Poor Georgie" performed by MC Lyte
"U.N.I.T.Y." performed by Queen Latifah
"The Seed 2.0" performed by The Roots with Cody ChestnuTT
"That's Still Mama" performed by Cody ChestnuTT
"I Used To Love H.E.R." performed by Common

June 19, 2013

"If You Really Love Me"
"Boogie On Reggae Woman"
"Summer Soft"
"Blame It On The Sun"
"Maybe Your Baby"
"My Cherie Amour"
"I Was Made To Love Her"
"Hey Love"
"I Love Every Little Thing About You"
"Do I Do"
"Black Man"

"Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone" performed by Prince-WSPC PREMIERE

June 20, 2013
"Ain't That Peculiar" performed by Marvin Gaye
"Band Of Gold" performed by Frieda Payne
"Want Ads" performed by The Honey Cone

June 21, 2013
"If I Didn't Care" performed by The Ink Spots
"Lovers Never Say Goodbye" performed by The Flamingos
"Please Send Me Someone To Love" performed by The Moonglows
"A Sunday Kind Of Love" performed by Willie Winfield and the Harptones
"Maybe" perforemd by The Chantels
"One Fine Day" performed by The Chiffons
"Baby It's You" performed by The Shirelles
"Two Lovers" performed by Mary Wells

June 22, 2013
"The Hand That Rocks The Cradle" performed by Akrobatik
"Groovalliegiance" performed by Funkadelic
"Snake OIl" performed by Tony Williams
"Snoopy's Search/Red Baron" performed by Billy Cobham
"Thieves In The Night" performed by BlackStar
"California Love" performed by 2Pac and Dr. Dre with Roger Troutman

"Say You Will" performed by Kanye West
"Prototype" performed by OutKast
"Easin' In" performed by Edwin Starr
"I Want My Girl" performed by Jesse Johnson
"Gigolos Get Lonely Too" performed by The Time
"Q.U.E.E.N." performed by Janelle Monae with Erykah Badu-WSPC PREMIERE
"1 Thing" performed by Amerie

June 23, 2013
"B.B. Boogie" performed by B.B. King
"Boom! Boom!" performed by John Lee Hooker
"Got My Mojo Workin'" performed by Muddy Waters
"Smokestack Lightning" perforemd by Howllin' Wolf
"Grinnin' In Your Face" performed by Son House
"This Is The End" performed by Buddy Guy
"I Want To Ta Ta You Baby" performed by Johnny "Guitar" Watson
"Born Under A Bad Sign" performed by Albert King
"Mannish Boy" performed by Jimi Hendrix

June 24, 2013

"Members Only"
"If I Don't Get Involved"
"Sad Street"
"Love To See You Smile"

June 25, 2013

"Never Can Say Goodbye" performed by The Jackson 5
"Maybe Tomorrow" performed by The Jackson 5
"Show You The Way To Go" performed by The Jacksons
"Medley..."-The Jackson 5
"Destiny" performed by The Jacksons
"Shake Your Body Down To The Ground" performed by The Jacksons

"Off The Wall"
"Working Day And Night"
"Rock With You"
"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
"Beat It"
"Superfly Sister"
"(I Can't Make It) Another Day"
"Stranger In Moscow"
"Human Nature"
"Billie Jean"
"Smooth Criminal"

"I'll Be There" performed by The Jackson 5

June 26, 2013

"It Ain't Easy Being White Or Brown" performed by Gob Bluth and Franklin--For Paula Deen

"Hang On In There" performed by Mike James Kirkland
"Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" performed by Sweet Honey In the Rock
"Here's To The State Of Mississippi" performed by Wyclef Jean
"Lift Every Voice And Sing" performed by Ray Charles
"Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos" performed by Public Enemy
"I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door, I'll Get It Myself)" performed by JAMES BROWN
"The Weight" performed by The Staple Singers
"Yes We Can Can" performed by The Pointer Sisters
"People Get Ready" performed by The Impressions

"Everybody Rejoice" from "THE WIZ"
"Good Times" performed by Chic
"Grooveline" performed by Heatwave
"Be All Right" performed by Zapp
"Atomic Dog" performed by George Clinton
"Got To Give It Up (Parts 1 and 2)" performed by Marvin Gaye
"Ain't No Stopping Us Now" performed by McFadden and Whitehead

June 27, 2013

"Fields Of Joy"
"Dig In"
"Beyond The 7th Sky"
"Where Are We Running"
"I Can't Be Without You"
"Thinking Of You"
"If You Can't Say No"
"Stand By My Woman"
"Black And White America"

"No More Rain" performed by Angie Stone
"Old Songs" performed by Betty Wright and The Roots
"You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me" performed by Gladys Knight and The Pips
"Private Dancer" performed by Tina Turner
"Lately" performed by Anita Baker
"Make Me Rainbows" performed by Lena Horne
"Here's That Rainy Day" performed by Phyllis Hyman
"Harlem Blues" performed by Cynda Williams

June 28, 2013
"The Wind Cries Mary" performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
"Dreams" performed by Buddy Miles
"Cigarettes And Coffee" performed by Otis Redding
"Until The Real Thing Comes Along" performed by Fats Waller
"May-December" performed by Mos Def
"Roses" performed by Georgia Anne Muldrow
"Fantastic Vampire" performed by Sa Ra with Herbie Hancock and Erykah Badu
"Goodbye Isaac" performed by Questlove
"Solace" performed by Scott Joplin

"She Kissed Me" performed by Terence Trent D'Arby
"Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?" performed by Funkadelic
"Psychologically Overcast" performed by Fishbone with Busta Rhymes
"Pride" performed by Living Colour
"Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience


June 29, 2013
"My Favorite Things" performed by John Coltrane
"Triptych (Prayer/Protest/Peace)" performed by The Max Roach Quintet with Abbey Lincoln
"Sweet Little Maia" performed by The Elvin Jones Trio
"Night Dreamer" performed by Wayne Shorter
"The Shadow Of Your Smile" performed by Ron Carter
"OGD (aka Road Song)" performed by Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery
"Alone Together" performed by Grant Green
"Idle Moments" performed by Grant Green
"Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk Blues" performed by Charles Mingus

"Revolution" performed by Arrested Development
"Ooh La La La" performed by The Fugees
"Push It Along" performed by A Tribe Called Quest
"Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" performed by Digable Planets
"Loyalty" performed by 9th Wonder
"Distant Land" performed by Madlib
"You're My Lady" performed by J Dilla


June 30, 2013
"I Am Love Parts 1 & 2" performed by The Jackson 5
"Nessun Dorma" performed by Aretha Franklin
"Another Star" performed by Stevie Wonder

"Please, Please, Please" performed by JAMES BROWN-LIVE on the T.A.M.I. SHOW


JUNE 1: "Synchronicity" by The Police, featuring "Every Breath You Take," "King Of Pain," Synchronicity II," and "Wrapped Around Your Finger," was released on this date in 1983. Happy 30th anniversary...and truth be told, time permitting I just may have to compose a special feature about this album as I wore this thing OUT!!
JUNE 2: Happy 72nd Birthday to Charlie Watts, drummer of The Rolling Stones.
Happy 45th Birthday to Jason Falknersinger/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and former member of The Grays and Jellyfish.
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" by Bruce Springsteen was released on this date in 1978. Happy 35th anniversary!!
JUNE 3: Curtis Mayfield (deceased) was born on this date in 1942.

"Peter Gabriel," the second self titled solo album by Peter Gabriel was released on this date in 1978.

JUNE 4: "Born In The U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen was released on this date in 1984. Happy 29th anniversary!
Pink Floyd began recording sessions for what would become "Dark Side Of The Moon" on this date in 1972. 
Happy 40th Birthday to soul singer/songwriter Nikka Costa!
JUNE 6: "The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars" by David Bowie was released on this day in 1972. Happy 41st anniversary!!!

The debut album by The Cars was released on this date in 1978. Happy 35th anniversary!!!!
"Amnesiac" by Radiohead was released on this date in 2001. Happy 12th anniversary!!!!

Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Edgar Froese, keyboardist, guitarist, founder and leader of Tangerine Dream, age 69
Dwight Twilley, singer/songwriter, age 62
Jimmy Jam, songwriter/producer, keyboardist and member of The Time, age 54
Tony Levin, bassist and MASTER of the STICK, 
session musician and member of King Crimson, age 67

JUNE 7: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Paddy McAloon, singer/songwriter, founder and leader of Prefab Sprout, age 56
Dave Navarro, guitarist Jane's Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers, age 46
and of course and without question
singer, songwriter, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, age 55

JUNE 8: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Nick Rhodes, keyboardist Duran Duran, age 51
Kanye West, age 36
Boz Scaggs, age 69
JUNE 9: WSPC must celebrate the 98th birthday of Wisconsin's very own LES PAUL (who passed away in 2009). The seismic influence of Les Paul cannot be overstated as this guitarist was the man who INVENTED & PIONEERED of the solid-body electric guitar as well as the recording techniques of overdubbing, multi-track recording, phasing and tape delay. Without him, recorded music as we knwo it would not exist. RECOGNIZE!!!

JUNE 10: "Fables Of The Reconstruction" by R.E.M. was released on this date in 1985. Happy 28th anniversary!!
Happy 49th Birthday to Jimmy Chamberlin, drummer extraordinaire of The Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan, The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex and Skysaw.
"Little Creatures" by Talking Heads was also released on this date in 1985. Happy 28th anniversary!!!

JUNE 12: Brad Delp (deceased), the unmistakable voice of the band Boston, was born on this date in 1951.
Happy 62nd Birthday to Bun E. Carlos, drummer of Cheap Trick and Tinted Windows.

JUNE 18: WSPC is enthralled to send virtual HAPPY 71ST BIRTHDAY wishes to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY!!!!
JUNE 19: "Oceania" by The Smashing Pumpkins was released one year ago today!
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Nick Drake (deceased) was born on this date in 1948.
JUNE 20: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Eric Dolphy (deceased), flautist, saxophonist, bass clarinetist was born on this date in 1928.
Michael Anthony, former bassist/vocalist of Van Halen, age 59.
Stone Gossard, guitarist/songwriter for Pearl Jam, age 47.
John Taylor, bassist Duran Duran, age 53.
BRIAN WILSON, singer/songwriter/producer/musician/composer 
The Beach Boys/solo artist, age 71
JUNE 21: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Joey Molland, guitarist/vocalist of Badfinger, age 66.
RAY DAVIES, singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/solo artist and leader of THE KINKS, age 69.
JUNE 22: WSPC is humbled and honored to send virtual HAPPY 65TH BIRTHDAY wishes to singer/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist/member of Nazz and Utopia and legendary solo artist...MR. TODD RUNDGREN!
"Exile In Guyville," the debut album by Liz Phair was released on this date 20 years ago.

"Blue" by Joni Mitchell was released on this date in 1971. Happy 42nd Anniversary!!
JUNE 23: "Tom Tom Club," the debut album from the band of the same name, was released on this date in 1981. Happy 32nd Anniversary!!
JUNE 24: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Mick Fleetwood, drummer Fleetwood Mac, age 66
Jeff Beck, age 69
Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, age 52
Patrick Moraz, keyboardist Yes, The Moody Blues, solo artist, age 65

"Friends" by The Beach Boys was released on this date in 1968. Happy 45 Anniversary!!

IN MEMORIUM: WSPC pays tribute to the life and musical legacy of BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND, who passed away at the age of 83 on this date in 2013.
JUNE 25: "Purple Rain" by Prince and the Revolution was released on this date in 1984. Happy 29th Anniversary!!!!

IN MEMORIUM: WSPC pays tribute to the life, legacy, art and artistry of MICHAEL JACKSON, who passed away on this date in 2009.
JUNE 26: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Colin Greenwood, bassist Radiohead, age 44
Patty Smyth, singer Scandal/solo artist, age 56
Terri Nunn, singer Berlin, age 52
Mick Jones, singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer The Clash and Big Audio Dynamite, age 58
JUNE 27: "Cosmic Thing" by The B-52s was released on this date in 1989. Happy 24th Anniversary!!! 
IN MEMORIUM: John Entwistle, bassist/brass player/songwriter/vocalist for The Who, passed away on this date in 2002. 
JUNE 28: "Ghetto Music: The Blueprint Of Hip Hop" by Boogie Down Productions was released on this date in 1989. Happy 24th anniversary!!!
JUNE 30: Happy Birthday to the following artists:

Bassist Stanley Clarke, age 62
Florence Ballard of The Supremes was born on this date in 1943

and finally...
The FORMIDABLE LENA HORNE was born on this date in 1917

Return to this space one month from now to scroll through the musical milestones of July!!!