Thursday, September 30, 2010

DJ Papa Rodriguez, Isola Posse - Stop Al Panico, Lu Papa Ricky...L'Hip-Hop a Bologna.

DJ PAPPA RODRIGUEZIl vero nome era Roberto Bozzetti. Reduce di Radio Alice, pioniere dell'hip hop, personaggio di Via del Pratello. Partecipa con i suoi scratch al Demo dei Massimo Volume nel 1992.Pubblica due album per la IRMA Records: World Wide Funk (1998) e The DJ Rodriguez Football Club (2000).Muore il 3 luglio 2006 dopo mesi di coma in seguito ad un incidente stradale, provocando vasto

Book: ”The Blue Note Jazz Photography Of Francis Wolff”

”The Blue Note Jazz Photography Of Francis Wolff” Following the success of Rizzoli’s The Blue Note Years, the treasured archive of Francis Wolff photographs has been opened once again to present a previously unseen collection of dynamic images. Included are never-before-published color images from Wolff’s later years of photography. This volume is a collection of the jazz

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Various Artists ”Disco-Trek” ( LP Atlantic Records, 1976 )

Various Artists ”Disco-Trek”( LP Atlantic Records, 1976 )Catalog # SD 18158 Tracklisting:A1 Blue Magic – Look Me Up 5:52Arranged By – Vince MontanaProducer – Norman HarrisWritten-By – Al Felder , Norman HarrisA2 Sons Of Robin Stone – Got To Get You Back 4:32Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – Bobby EliWritten-By – Bobby Eli , Vinnie BarrettA3 Sister Sledge – Mama Never Told Me 5:

Monday, September 27, 2010

Kool & The Gang’s Jungle Jazz & Some KG Images

Kool & The GangProfile:Formed by Robert "Kool" Bell, his brother Ronald Bell and a bunch of their New Jersey teenage friends in the mid-60s (then called the Jazziacs), Kool & the Gang played traditional jazz in regional venues for several years, slowly morphing their style to incorporate emerging funk sounds of Sly and the Family Stone and James Brown. They were signed by the De-Lite label

The Copyright Today...It's Time To Change!

Copyright law needs a digital-age upgradeFrom the San Francisco Chronicle: Did you ever imagine you could be held liable for copyright infringement for storing your music collection on your hard drive, downloading photos from the Internet or forwarding news articles to your friends? If you did not get the copyright owner’s permission for these actions, you could be violating the law. It

Sunday, September 26, 2010

My Favourite Sound© Presents: ”The Papa Rodriguez Tribute”

My Favourite Sound© Presents: ”The Papa Rodriguez Tribute”The Early Years(Selected & Compiled by JP) Tracklisting:Aleems – Release Yourself (Aleems Mix)Arthur Baker – Jazzy Break Down (Instrumental)B-Beat Girls – Beat Classic (Vocal)Davy DMX – One For The Treble (Fresh) (Instrumental )Fantasy Three – Summer (Vocal)Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel – White Lines (Don’t Don’t Do It) (Long

Soul Legends: The Staples Singers

The Staples SingersBiographyThe Staples' story goes all the way back to 1915 in Winona, MS, when patriarch Roebuck Staples entered the world. A contemporary and familiar of Charley Patton, Roebuck quickly became adept as a solo blues guitarist, entertaining at local dances and picnics. He was also drawn to the church, and by 1937 he was singing and playing guitar with the Golden Trumpets, a

Friday, September 24, 2010

Books/Works: Giorgio Cencetti ''Storia E Fortuna Dell' Organo Hammond''


Books: Jazz & Popular Guides

The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings:Ninth Edition (Paperback)by Richard Cook, Brian MortonBuy at AmazonAll Music Guide to Jazz :The Definitive Guide to Jazz Music (Paperback)Buy at AmazonAll Music Guide:The Definitive Guide To Popular Music, 4th Edition (Paperback)Buy at Amazon

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

My Favourite Sound© Presents: ”Speciale Philadelphia” Radio Program

My Favourite Sound© Presents:”Speciale Philadelphia” Radio ProgramRecorded at Ciao Radio FM/Bologna, 1990Philadelphia International Records Radio SpecialMusic selected by JPWith:Archie Bell & The DrellsJerry ButlerJean CarneGamble and HuffThe IntrudersThe Jackson 5Patti LaBelleMFSBMcFadden & WhiteheadHarold Melvin & the Blue NotesPeople's ChoiceVincent Montana, Jr.The O’JaysBilly PaulTeddy

Books: ''The Beat!''

The Beat! was the first book to explore the musical, social, and cultural phenomenon of go-go music. In this new edition, updated by a substantial chapter on the current scene, authors Kip Lornell and Charles C. Stephenson, Jr., place go-go within black popular music made since the middle 1970s--a period during which hip-hop has predominated. This styling reflects the District's African

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Candido ”Thousand Finger Man” ( LP Solid State Records, 1969 )

Candido”Thousand Finger Man”( LP Solid State Records, 1969 )Also on Blue Note RecordsCatalog # SS-5226642Tracklisting:Jump BackCome On Choo-Choo TrainSoul LimboTony’s Theme (from the film Lady In Cement)Hallelujah! I’m Comin’ HomeThousand Finger ManPersonnel:Candido Camero- congas, bongos on “Hallelujah! I’m Comin’ Home,” add bongos on “Thousand Finger Man;”Pat Russo, Jimmy Sedlar- trumpet;Alan

Friday, September 17, 2010

The Go Go Lexicon (And Radio Program Live From 1990)

The Go Go Lexicon(And Radio Program Live From 1990)Radio Program (1990 Cassette Recording)Recorded at Ciao Radio FM (Bologna-Italy)(Not speaked-this is only a music program)If you wanna Go Go, let’s get initiate…Thanks to Stuart Cosgrove, black Echoes and New Musical Express.This is the first comprehensive GoGo vocabulary commented lexicon.THE BOMB : IS THE MASSIVE EXPLOSION OF FUNK!.Bomb is

Thursday, September 16, 2010

WKTU FM-NY ”The Battle Of The Disco DJs” (1982)

WKTU FM-NY”The Battle Of The Disco DJs” (1982)Tracklisting:Part 1:DJs: Tony Sanchez, Aldo Marin & José ”The Animal” DiazPart 2:DJs: John ”Jellybean” Benitez & David Colonna SpanisiNotes:Recorded on mixtape in NYC, approx. 1982 from WKTU FM Radio.A MFS© Production, 2009Ripped from mixtape.La storia:Nel 1982 feci il mio unico viaggio negli USA, a New York. Avevo 21 anni ed ero appena tornato dalla

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Big Tony Of Trouble Funk - Pump Me Up! Straight Up Funk Go Go Style

Big Tony (Tony Fisher) of Trouble Funk Trouble Funk Origin Washington DC, United States Genres Go-goFunk Years active 1978–Present Labels Sugar HillIsland Members Timothius "Tee-Bone" DavidBig Tony Fisherothers Former members Emmett "EJ Roxx" NixonMack CareyTimothius "Tee-Bone" DavidChester "Boogie" DavisBig Tony FisherJames "Doc" AveryGerald ReedRobert "Syke Dyke" ReedTaylor "

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life.

Cover of the UK edition ofLast Night a DJ Saved my Life (1999) - Brewster and Broughton [] [FR] [DE] [UK] From Publishers Weekly:Beginning with the contention that the disc jockey is "dance music's most important figure," Brewster and Broughton persuasively argue that the contemporary DJ is the epitome of the postmodern artist and that disc jockeys have long influenced the

Sunday, September 12, 2010

The Kay-Gees ''Gang''!

The Kay-Gees(Who's the man with the masterplan?)Members:Amir Bayyan, Callie Cheek, Dennis White , Kevin Lassiter, Michael Cheek, Peter Duarte, Ray Wright, Wilson BecketProfile:Songs written and produced by Kool & the Gang's Ronald Bell. In the mid 1970's, they had a very funky feel, with great chunky basslines ("Masterplan") and guitar scratching ("Hustle wit' every muscle"). Other great songs of

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Blackbyrds: ''Do It....Fluid!''

The Blackbyrds The original Blackbyrds were formed in 1973 by jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd.The line up consisted of:Allan Curtis Barnes (b.1949, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (reeds)Barney Perry (b.1953, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.) (guitar)Kevin Kraig Toney (b.1953 Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (keyboards)Joseph Hall, III (b.1954, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.) (bass)Pericles Jacobs, Jr. (b.1951, Washington,

Monday, September 6, 2010


Carissimi lettori/ascoltatori/seguaci ecc. ecc..di MFS,dopo 2 mesi dalla chiusura definitiva di MFS come blog dove si scaricava liberamente musica, è arrivato il momento di fare un piccolo bilancio.Per prima cosa devo dire che il 'monumentale' ex-blog ci dava un sacco di problemi e poche soddisfazioni, sì certo aver avuto quasi 3 milioni di visite in 4 anni non è cosa da poco, ma la maggioranza

Sunday, September 5, 2010

“I never made a dance record, I made records you can dance to.” – Tom Moulton

MFS Radio Presents:''A Tom Moulton Mix''(The Tom Moulton Tribute)Tracklisting:1. The Trammps - Disco Inferno (Instrumental Edit)2. The Trammps - Love Epidemic3. Philly Devotions - Hurts So Bad4. South Shore Commission - Free Man5. Moment Of Truth - So Much For Love (Instrumental)6. Sons Of Robin Stone - Got To Get You Back7. Papa John Creach - Joyce8. Sarah Dash - Sinner Man9. Love Committee -

Friday, September 3, 2010

Dimitri from Paris presents "Get Down With The Philly Sound" from BBE Music on Vimeo.

Dimitri from Paris presents "Get Down With The Philly Sound" from BBE Music on Vimeo.

"Doctor Love" (1977) *A Tribute to Rochelle Fleming and First Choice*

The Faboulous Crown Heights Affair!

The Crown Heights Affair Biography:Like Earth, Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang before them, Crown Heights Affair artfully bridged the gap between funk and disco, guaranteeing their records new life via sampling by successive generations of rappers and DJs. Originally dubbed New Day Express, the group formed in Brooklyn, NY, in 1967, originally comprising lead vocalist Philip Thomas,

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Info: Philly ReGrooved: Tom Moulton Remixes Now Available!

''Philly ReGrooved: Tom Moulton Remixes''Products profile:Artist: VARIOUS Title: Philly ReGrooved: Tom Moulton Remixes (FREE DELIVERY) Label: Harmless Cat: HURTCD 100 Format: unmixed CD Released: 6 September, 2010 Price: £6.80 Genre: Disco/Nu-Disco Playlist:

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Salsoul & Philly Legends: Instant Funk ”Get Down With The Philly Jump”

Instant Funk”Get Down With The Philly Jump”( LP T.S.O.P. Records, 1976 )Catalog # PZ 34358Tracklisting:A1 It Ain’t Reaggae (But It’s Funky) (3:51)Arranged By – Bunny Sigler , Kim MillerWritten-By – B. Sigler, K. MillerA2 The Mack Is Back (3:15)Arranged By – Bunny SiglerWritten-By – B. SiglerA3 Philly Jump (5:10)Arranged By – Ron KerseyWritten-By – B. Sigler, T. LifeA4 Give Me Your Love (3:27)