Playlists with tracks by The Checkerboard Squares

Saturday 21st November 2020
The Craig Charles House Party
Disclosure, Luther, Prince, and more!
13 / 23 Tracks
Craig Charles provides your ultimate Saturday party playlist with fab funk and soul tunes.

Marlena Shaw California Soul
Prince 1999
Parliament Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk)
Strike U Sure Do
Robin S. Luv 4 Luv
Donna Allen Serious
Dave & Ansel Collins Double Barrel
Barbara McNair You're Gonna Love My Baby
Ben Westbeech Missing (feat. Andreya Triana & Ben Westbeech)
Pitbull DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love (feat. Pitbull)
Beyonc '03 Bonnie & Clyde (feat. Beyonc)
CeeLo Green Pretty Please (Love Me) (feat. CeeLo Green)
Sadam Ant Me & Baby Brother (DJ Fudge Mix)
Soul Messin' Allstars Soul A Go Go
Hackney Colliery Band No Diggity (JR.Dynamite Edit)
Kelis Watch Your Step (feat. Kelis)
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Luther Vandross Never Too Much (In Concert 50, 1987)
The Mighty Mocambos Axel F (Theme from Beverly Hills Cop)
Toots & The Maytals Just Brutal
Mike Dunn If I Can't Get Down (Mousse T.'s Funky Shizzle Mix)
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Radcliffe and Maconie
6 Music?s Stay Home, Rave Safe Saturday: Northern Soul
35 / 42 Tracks
Mark and Stuart spin a selection of classic Northern Soul stompers

Soulwax Is It Always Binary
The Revolution Kiss
LCD Soundsystem Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
Cassius Cassius 99
The Elgins Heaven Must Have Sent You
Earl Van Dyke & The Motown Brass 6 By 6
Darrell Banks Open the Door To Your Heart
Jimmy Radcliffe Long After Tonight Is All Over
Dobie Gray Out On The Floor
Bobby Hebb Love, Love, Love
Fred Wesley House Party
Buzzcocks Everybody's Happy Nowadays
Chic Everybody Dance
Rita & The Tiaras Gone With The Wind Is My Love
Chuck Wood Seven Days Too Long
The Go! Team Junior Kickstart
Sandi Sheldon You're Gonna Make Me Love You
The Fascinations Girls Are Out to Get You
The Casualeers Dance, Dance, Dance
Luther Ingram If It's All The Same To You Babe
Cerrone Supernature
Tony Clarke Landslide
CeCe Rogers Someday
Steve Miller Band Space Cowboy
Dean Parrish I'm On My Way
Tobi Legend Time Will Pass You By
Sampa the Great Final Form
The Tomangoes I Really Love You
Ghost Culture Barke
The Velvets I Gotta Find Me Somebody
Hugh Masekela Never (Lagos Never Gonna Be The Same)
Sparks One For The Ages
Khruangbin Time (You And I)
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Dena Barnes If You Ever Walk Out Of My Life
Lindstrm I Feel Space
The Dhol Foundation Thunder Drum
Baxter Dury I'm Not Your Dog
LTJ Bukem Horizons
Don Varner Tear-Stained Face
Donna Summer (If It) Hurts Just A Little
Sunday 5th April 2020
Now Playing @6Music
Stay-at-home pastimes and hobbies
24 / 27 Tracks
Songs about how you've been spending your time. Games, exercise or learning something new?

Jehnny Beth We Got The Power
Vulfpeck Wait For The Moment
EELS I Like Birds
Bill Withers Grandma's Hands
Cyndi Lauper True Colors
Adam Green Friends Of Mine
The Verve Lucky Man
Marianne Faithfull Broken English
Prince Sign 'O' The Times
Underworld Two Months Off
British Sea Power Remember Me
Carolyn Crawford Keep Stepping (Never Look Back)
Yazoo Nobody's Diary
DJ Yoda 2468
Ramones Surfin' Bird
The Housemartins Build
Laura Mvula Green Garden
Anna Calvi Piece By Piece
Leon Bridges Texas Sun
Broadcast The Book Lovers
Sisters Underground In the Neighbourhood
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Francesca Belmonte Nothing's Changed (feat. Francesca Belmonte)
JARV IS House Music All Night Long
The Mysterines Gasoline
Johnny Marr Hi Hello
Bombay Bicycle Club Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)
Saturday 28th March 2020
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Craig?s Forty Funky Albums #33 Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You
28 / 46 Tracks
Get ready for 3 hours of non-stop funky party starters.

Trombone Shorty Here Come The Girls
Aretha Franklin Respect
Aretha Franklin Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
Aretha Franklin Save Me
Commodores Brick House
Aretha Franklin A Change Is Gonna Come
Jackson Sisters I Believe In Miracles
Aretha Franklin Drown In My Own Tears
Stevie Wonder All I Do
Hot 8 Brass Band Ghost Town
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Jackie Wilson (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
Haggis Horns Love Gets You High
Aretha Franklin I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking
The Dells Run For Cover
Odyssey Native New Yorker
Instant Funk I Got My Mind Made Up [The Reflex Revision]
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Out of the Ordinary The Republic Of Persevere
Smoove & Turrell Do It
The James Taylor Quartet Get Out And Walk
Jason Joshua And The Penrose Scholars Language of Love
Soul Train Gang ST '76 (SLY Edit)
The Meltdown Better Days
Bill Bush I'm Waiting
John Turrell Boom! (feat. John Turrell)
SoulBrigada Love U Baby
The Putbacks Drones
Carl Carlton She A Bad Mama Jama
Kaiit Warning (feat. Kaiit)
Space Invadas Now That I Know
The Teskey Brothers Right For Me
Karate Boogaloo Booger's Season
The Traffic Smack My Pitch Up
De Gama Tropical Boogie
Lance Ferguson's Rare Groove Spectrum The Panther
Surprise Chef Where's The Cream
Dr. John Right Place Wrong Time (The Owl Edit)
Toots & The Maytals Funky Kingston (RocknRolla Soundsystem Edit)
Laneous Hold My Hand
The Allergies Felony
The Bamboos Golden Ticket
Michelle David & The Gospel Sessions Victory!
The Bamboos Nothing I Wanna Know About
Friday 31st May 2019
Steve Lamacq
Friday Free For All
33 / 42 Tracks
You get to choose the music in the final hour in the Friday Free For All.

Silversun Pickups Lazy Eye
Kraftwerk The Model
Barenaked Ladies One Week
The White Stripes Fell in Love With a Girl
Gorillaz 19-2000 (Soulchild Remix)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Electricity
I Monster Daydream In Blue
The xx VCR
The Rapture House Of Jealous Lovers
Dusty Springfield Windmills Of Your Mind
The Vaccines Teenage Icon
Digital Underground Doowutchyalike
Hefner The Hymn For The Cigarettes
Sultans of Ping F.C. Where's Me Jumper
Throwing Muses Shimmer
Bryan Ferry The 'In' Crowd
De La Soul Say No Go
The Housemartins Happy Hour
Hank C. Burnette Spinning Rock Boogie
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Television The Drug Of The Nation
Andy Capp The Law
Mansun She Makes My Nose Bleed
Tom Robinson Band 2-4-6-8 Motorway
The High Llamas Tilting Windmills
Hash Redactor Terri
Digital Down Under
Honeyblood A Kiss From The Devil
Sleaford Mods Discourse
Steve Lacy N Side
Jehnny Beth Let It Out
Velvet Hands Don't Be Nice To Me
Jools Holland Uncertain Smile
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
White Denim Small Talk (Feeling Control)
Ghum Get Up
KOKOKO! Buka Dansa
Grey Reverend Zero One/This Fantasy (feat. Grey Reverend)
Little Dragon Spontaneous (feat. Little Dragon)
Little Simz 101 FM
Happy Mondays WFL (The Vince Clarke Mix)
Charlotte Adigéry Cursed And Cussed
Monday 5th November 2018
Chris Hawkins
Gemma Cairney sits in
11 / 14 Tracks
The new daily Plink Test. Can you guess today?s song and give a very tenuous link?!

The La’s There She Goes
Grace Jones Williams' Blood
Erykah Badu Didn't Cha Know
Public Image Ltd Public Image
Talking Heads Girlfriend Is Better
Chromeo Fancy Footwork
T. Rex Sailors of the Highway
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
The Prodigy Light Up The Sky
Jake Owen Days Of Gold
Jon Hopkins Singularity
Noname Blaxploitation
Róisín Murphy Jacuzzi Rollercoaster
Talib Kweli Old School (feat. Talib Kweli)
Tuesday 4th April 2017
Radcliffe and Maconie
Actress and singer-songwriter Jane Birkin
22 / 30 Tracks
Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie are joined by actress and singer Jane Birkin.

The xx Say Something Loving
Whitney No Matter Where We Go
Goldfrapp Tigerman
Elbow Gentle Storm
Jane Birkin Baby Alone In Babylone
Jane Birkin La Javanaise
Empire of the Sun Walking On A Dream
Aretha Franklin Respect
The Cure Boys Don't Cry
Missy Elliott Get Ur Freak On
Talking Heads Wild Wild Life
Ocean Colour Scene The Circle
The Stone Roses Love Spreads
The Young Rascals Groovin'
Ann Peebles Come To Mama
Kate Tempest The Beigeness
Dave & Ansel Collins Monkey Spanner
Loyle Carner Ain't Nothing Changed
Faris Badwan Controller (feat. Faris Badwan)
Ride Charm Assault
Frank Ocean Forrest Gump
Soulwax Missing Wires
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Bonobo Kerala (6 Music Festival 2017)
The Pastels Summer Rain (6 Music Festival 2017)
Marika Hackman Boyfriend
Maxïmo Park Get High (No I Don't)
Tom Williams Everyone Needs a Home
Fleet Foxes Third of May / Ōdaigahara
She Drew The Gun No Hole In My Head
Saturday 28th January 2017
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Brunswick Records Trunk of Funk
27 / 43 Tracks
Craig Charles plays funk and soul sounds. The Trunk of Funk features Brunswick Records.

The O’Jays For the Love of Money
Greyboy Singles Party
Steve Cropper Show Me (feat. Steve Cropper)
Soul Scratch Thank You
Hempolics Me Luv 2 Sing (Hypermix)
Esther Phillips Catch Me I'm Falling
Jackie Wilson Shake! Shake! Shake!
The Lost Generation Talking The Teenage Language
Touch Energizer
Al Green Love and Happiness
Carla Thomas Tramp
Labi Siffre I Got The
Barbara Acklin Am I The Same Girl
Etta James Leave Your Hat On
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Fred Wesley House Party
Gene Chandler Nothing Can Stop Me
Ronnie Hudson & The Street People West Coast Poplock
Curtis Mayfield Freddie's Dead
Willie Bobo Always There
Mary Love Lay This Burden Down
Lou Pride I'm Com'Un Home In The Morn'un
Stanley Turrentine Meat Wave
Vaughan Mason & Crew Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
Ripple The Beat Goes On And On (Jim Burgess Remix)
Rufus Thomas Funky Chicken (Live)
Lowell Fulson Push Me
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Major Lance Follow The Leader
The Chi‐Lites I Like Your Lovin' (Do You Like Mine)
James Brown I Feel Good (Sam Redmore's Afro Mix)
Jayl Funk Supernatural Babe
Omar I Want It To Be
Dee Dee Sharp What Kind Of Lady
Kako Y Su Combo Cool Jerk
Edith Peters This Is the Moment (Rework by Gerardo Frisina)
The Willard Posey Reunion Cissy Strut-N-American Woman
Ken Boothe Let The Water Run Dry
The Young Holt Trio Wack Wack
Kool & The Gang Hollywood Swingin' (Dj XS Edit)
Smoove & Turrell You Could've Been A Lady
LaVern Baker One Monkey (Don't Stop The Show)
Voodoocuts Jazzaround
Friday 15th April 2016
Steve Lamacq
Record Store Day Free for All
27 / 37 Tracks
Steve chats to the team at Heads record store in Belfast.

Richard Ashcroft This Is How It Feels
The Kills Doing It To Death
Mai Lan Laser Gun (feat. Mai Lan)
Parquet Courts Dust
Steve Mason Alive!
Car Seat Headrest Fill In The Blank
Recreations Neoprene
Green Day Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Iron Maiden Run To The Hills
Fatboy Slim Everybody Needs A 303
Black Sabbath The Wizard
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
Elbow Leaders Of The Free World
The Replacements Alex Chilton
Crazy Horse Cinnamon Girl
Belly Feed The Tree
The The The Sinking Feeling
Ian Dury & The Blockheads Reasons To Be Cheerful
Propellerheads Spybreak!
Simple Minds Chelsea Girl
The Lancashire Hotpots I Fear Ikea
Hank C. Burnette Spinning Rock Boogie
Generation X Your Generation
Bauhaus A Spy In The Cab
Eek-A-Mouse Wa Do Dem
Cat Power Action (feat. Mike D & Cat Power)
Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner (feat. Suzanne Vega)
Whyte Horses La Couleur Originelle
Run‐D.M.C. You Be Illin'
Tom Hingley Band Beggars Hand
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
The Screaming Blue Messiahs Tracking The Dog - BBC Session 14/06/1985
Mikey Murka Jump In Line (feat. Mikey Murka)
Bow Wow Wow C'30 C'60 C'90 Go
Deep Cit Where Are We
Super Furry Animals Shes Got Spies
Jungle Brothers Gimme That
Sunday 15th March 2015
Paul O'Grady
Triples from Little Richard and Elvis Presley
18 / 22 Tracks
With a pair of Triples starring Little Richard and Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley Always On My Mind
Little Richard Tutti Frutti
Benny Goodman Sing, Sing, Sing
Little Richard Lucille
Little Richard Good Golly Miss Molly
Amii Stewart Knock On Wood
Harry Connick Jr. It Had To Be You
Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky
Viola Wills Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Elvis Presley Rubberneckin' (Remix)
Paul McCartney We All Stand Together
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking
Dusty Springfield Just A Little Lovin'
Marlene Dietrich Come Rain Or Come Shine
Noele Gordon To My Daughter
Kylie Minogue Wouldn't Change A Thing
Harriet Fly
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Helena Bonham Carter Bibidi-Bobidi-Boo
Tight Fit Back To The Sixties (Medley)
Jimmy Young What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?
Sunday 5th October 2014
Paul O'Grady
With Triples starring the Corrs and Bonnie Tyler
19 / 20 Tracks
Paul O'Grady plays Triples from the Corrs and Bonnie Tyler.

Bonnie Tyler Holding Out For A Hero
Foreigner Cold As Ice
The Corrs Breathless
Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame
Bonnie Tyler This Is Gonna Hurt
Christina Aguilera Candyman
Christopher Cross Never Be The Same
Viola Wills Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Cliff Richard Some People
Mary Costa Once Upon A Dream
The Corrs Give Me A Reason
The Corrs Runaway
Crown Heights Affair You Gave Me Love
Burt Bacharach Promises Promises
Lynsey de Paul Sugar Me
Dusty Springfield Stay Awhile
Millicent Martin That Was The Week That Was
Bette Midler Give Him A Great Big Kiss
Bonnie Tyler Believe In Me
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Thursday 13th February 2014
Radcliffe and Maconie
Elaine Constantine
29 / 34 Tracks
Director Elaine Constantine joins Stuart to talk about her film Northern Soul.

M83 Reunion
Arctic Monkeys Mardy Bum
The Only Ones Another Girl Another Planet
James Blake To The Last
Public Enemy Fight The Power
Phoenix S.O.S. In Bel Air
Beastie Boys Intergalactic
Big Black Delta Huggin and Kissin
Arab Strap First Big Weekend
DJ Yoda SEGA RIP (Feat. Scroobius Pip)
The Pretty Things SF Sorrow is Born
Parliament Flashlight
Dusty Springfield What's It Gonna Be
The Moody Blues Question
Bessie Banks Go Now
The Stepkids Sweet Salvation
Candi Staton You Got The Love
Drenge Bloodsports
Heaven 17 Play To Win
Luther Ingram If It's All The Same To You Babe
Cheatahs Cut The Grass
Frank Turner Polaroid Picture
Elbow New York Morning
Metronomy Love Letters
East India Youth Dripping Down
Real Estate Talking Backwards
Damon Albarn Everyday Robots
Lorde Team
Beck Blue Moon
Bjrk Hyperballad
Andr Brasseur The Kid
Beats for Beginners Baby What's Your Sound
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Saturday 26th February 2011
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Reel People
21 / 38 Tracks
London soul outfit Reel People in conversation, plus Funk World Airways.

The Spencer Davis Group Gimme Some Lovin
Lizzy Parks ?All That (Natural Self Remix)
Edwin Starr Back Street
James Brown Lost Someone
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Lady Daisey Soul Strut
Boogaloo Mardi Gras Bobby Williams
Barbara Perry A Man Is A Mean Mean Thing
The Meters Handclapping Song
Baker Brothers Once I Had a Friend
Tony Christie ?Season Of The Witch
The Greg Foat Group Uncle Bessie
The Staple Singers Name The Missing Word
The Link Quartet Vertical Floor
Basement Freaks Something Freaky
Howlin' Wolf Smokestack Lightnin
Flowers For Real
Bootsy Feat. Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D & Swavay Hip Hop & Funk U
Reel People Golden Lady
Smoove & Turrell Falling In Love
Sonny Cox The Wailer
Toots & The Maytals 54 46 was My Number
Terry Callier I Don?t Want To See Myself (Without You)
Bebo Best & The Super Lounge Orchestra Mambo & Cola
Twisted Tongue Feat. JR & Nick Ingram ?Mindbeam? (Part 3)
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin?
Umbo & Bad Monkeys feat Jazzmin Come Together
The Dark Knights Of Soul feat. The Haggis Horns Doing The Tick
Bootsy Don?t Take My Funk
Melba Moore Magic Touch
Bootsy Spreading Hope Like Dope
N F Porter Keep On Keepin On
Quantic and his Combo Brbaro ?Albela (Alternative Version)
The Milk Heartbreaker
Fab Samperi ?In The River?-Ursula 1000 Mix
Reel People feat Darien Sure
Sheila Ferguson Are You Satis-fied
Saturday 19th February 2011
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
21 / 37 Tracks
Craig is joined by Harry Weinger, vice president of Motown Records.

Tom Browne Funkin? For Jamaica
Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
incarNations Make You Mine
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell The Onion Song
Alice Russell Seven Nation Army
Lord Kitchener London Is the Place For Me
Tammi Terrell ?Come On And See Me?- Live
Tammi Terrell Beware of A Stranger
Debbie Taylor Don't Nobody Mess With My Baby
Chip Wickham Feelin? Alright
Tammi Terrell Dialogue
Shaolin Afronauts Kibo
Euro Cinema Jazz Dog
Benny Spellman Fortune Teller
George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It's Gonna Be You)
Barbara St. Clair Teacherman
Georgie Fame Papa?s Got A Brand New Bag
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Nobody?s Fault But Mine
Stone Foundation feat Nolan Porter Tracing Paper
Big Maybelle Quittin Time
Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers Deep Fried Funk
Billy Keen Wishing And Hoping
Ike & Tina Turner Cussin and Crying and a Carryin? On
CMC & Silenta Pate Pate
John Milk And Woody Allen Choose Your Friends
Tammi Terrell I Can?t Believe You Love Me
The Bahama Soul Club ?Bossa Bop? Valique?s Bop-Hop Remix
Afrizo Shigida Feat. Kojato ?Suonho?s? Spirit of 70?s Remix
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin?
Fab Samperi ?In The River?- Ursula 1000 Mix
Mr. Bird Dr B?s $ Bills (Smoove remix)
Apples Killing In the Name Of
Funkonomics Superstition
Ray Charles I Don?t Need No Doctor
Umbo & Bad Monkeys feat Jazzmin Come Together
Banda Achilifunk The Vulture