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Playlist - Craig Charles' "Funk & Soul Club floor fillers" feat. Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield & more

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Having hosted The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club at Manchester’s Band On The Wall on the last Saturday of each month, not to mention a 6music show of the same name, the Red Dwarf man is bringing out a compilation called – you guessed it – The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club on the 26 November. We asked him to create a Playlist based on what he plays at his… yes Funk & Soul Club…

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Mario Biondi – This Is What You Are

“Slick, cool, reminds me of summer, fantastic voice.”

The Golden Toadstools – Silly Savage

“Frantic , hardcore, deep funk.”

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Smoove And Turrell – Beggarman

“A song for our times.”

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Don’t Leave Me This Way

“You never want it to stop, Teddy Pendergrass’ voice is on fire.”

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Little Wille John – Talk To Me

“James browns favourite vocalist. The voice of an angel, sent to jail for murder, dies tragically young.”

NB Rocket Mand & Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss are currently unavailable.

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Cody Chesnutt – Looks Good In Leather

“I play this my dressing room every time I’m doing Red Dwarf.”

The Third Degree – Mercy

“The way Duffy should have done it!”

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Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground (The Reflex version)

“The Reflex is a genius what he does with Stevie Wonder stems is exceptional.”

The Still Naked Fools – Rocket Man

“Cooler than a ice bath on a winter’s day… in Stockholm.”

Curtis Mayfield – Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss

“Just speaks for itself really.”

For more head to Facebook.com/funk.6music.


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