Playlists with tracks by The Diplomats of Solid Sound

Saturday 21st November 2020
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
The Reflex
19 / 45 Tracks
The Reflex will be chatting about 10 years of producing dance-floor ready edits.

Charles Bradley Ain't It A Sin
LaVern Baker Love Me Right
Aretha Franklin (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Ella Fitzgerald Get Ready
Bobbie Gentry Fancy
Billy Paul Am I Black Enough For You
Nina Simone The House of the Rising Sun
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Helen Reddy Hit The Road Jack
Johnnie Taylor Watermelon Man
Mary Wells Shop Around
Tom Jones Venus
Googie Rene Combo Smokey Joe's La La
Loleatta Holloway Mama Don't Papa Won't (The Reflex Revision)
Salena Jones Right Now
Heatwave Boogie Nights [The Reflex Revision]
Stevie Wonder I Wish (The Reflex Revision)
Busta Rhymes Can't Put It In The Hands Of Fate (feat. Rapsody, Cordae, CHIKA & Busta Rhymes)
Heatwave The Grooveline (The Reflex Revision)
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Promise Of A Brand New Day
Byron Lee and The Ska Kings Watermelon Man Ska
Men of North Country Magic
The Isley Brothers Who's That Lady (The Reflex Revision)
Idris Muhammad Could Heaven Ever Be Like This (Mikeandtess edit)
Michael Jackson Rock With You (The Reflex Revision)
The Jackson 5 ABC (The Reflex Revision)
Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles Switch
Instant Funk I Got My Mind Made Up (The Reflex Revision)
Nick Waterhouse Old Place
The Supremes Bad Weather (The Reflex Revision)
DJ Soopasoul Home Is Where The Edit Is
Nina Simone I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free (The Reflex Revision)
The World Wonders Of Birmingham Alabama Ain't It Good to Be Here
Don High & Mighty Black Cojack (DJ Laurel rework)
Joy Malcolm The Weatherman (feat. Joy Malcolm)
Andre Espeut Beyond Compare [Laroye & Espeut Vocal Remix]
Donny Hathaway Someday We'll Be Free (The Reflex Revision)
Kelly Finnigan Just One Kiss
Philadelphia International All Stars Let's Clean Up
Earth, Wind & Fire Happy Feelin' (The Reflex Revision)
Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie (The Reflex Revision)
Prince Alphonso & The Fever Time Is Ska Tight
Betty Wright If You Think You've Got Soul
Roy Ayers Get Down To The Floor (feat. Roy Ayers)
Saturday 21st March 2020
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Craig?s Forty Funky Albums #34 Gil Scott-Heron - Piece Of A Man
13 / 32 Tracks
Craig Charles delivers a 3-hour party straight to your front room.

Al Green Love and Happiness
Buddy Rich The Beat Goes On
King Curtis Memphis Soul Stew
Grant Phabao, Carlton Livingston & The Lone Ranger A Message To You Rudy
Barry White It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me
Maceo Parker Homeboy
James Brown Make It Good to Yourself
The Owl Ms. Brown
Cherry B & The Sound Makers No Answer (Andy Lewis Vocal Mix)
Count Basie Hang On Sloopy
Magnus Carlson I Surrender
Dewey Terry Do On My Feet (What I Did In The Street)
Midnight Runners Tonight
Ed Wizard & Disco Double Dee Pumped
Patrice Rushen Never Gonna Give You Up (Won't Let You Be)
Funkadelic (Not Just) Knee Deep Pt.1
Quincy Jones Stuff Like That (Pimpin Willie Jamstrumental Nu-Disco Mix)
Smoove & Turrell Do It
Izo FitzRoy Purify
The Allergies Felony
The Beatles The Word (Paul Nice Remix)
Jason Joshua And The Penrose Scholars Language of Love
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Already Gone
Justin Nozuka The Only Difference (feat. Justin Nozuka)
The Identities Hey Brother
Chaka Khan Like Sugar (Smoove Mix)
Saturday 29th February 2020
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Craig?s Forty Funky Albums #36 Funkadelic - Maggot Brain
16 / 42 Tracks
Craig?s forty funky album countdown reaches number 36 with Funkadelic?s album Maggot Brain

Etta James Something's Got A Hold On Me
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band Express Yourself
Stevie Wonder Living For The City
Funkadelic Maggot Brain
Roy Ayers Love Will Bring Us Back Together
Funkadelic Can You Get To That
Funkadelic Hit It and Quit It
Fatback Band Yum Yum (Gimme Some)
Funkadelic You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks
Spanky Wilson You
The Metros Since I Found My Baby
David McCallum The Edge
Ed Rome Mess
Odyssey Battened Ships
The Mighty Mocambos Preaching To The Choir
David Bendeth Feel The Real (Jazz N-Groove Ultra Classic Mix)
Pasteur Lappé Dora
The Nextmen vs. Gentlemans Dubclub See You Next Tuesday
David Cairol Hope Road
James Hunter Six I Can Change Your Mind
Paul Murphy Calypso Rehab
The Skints Let's Stay Together
Jean Knight Do Me (Scocco Rework)
Pete Thomas Mango Banana
The Wild Tchoupitoulas Hey Pocky A-Way (SLY Edit)
Del Gazeebo Barbara Don't Love Me
John Turrell Boom! (feat. John Turrell)
Zingara I Surrender (FunkyDeps Re-Edit)
Kyle Lacy Low And Slow
Esther Marrow Things Ain't Right
Lexsoul Dancemachine Lexico
Steve Marriott Touch My Soul (feat. Steve Marriott)
Mascara It's Cool (Smashed Atoms Edit)
Bobby Wisdom Handwriting On The Wall
Mukat Edit Tropical Calypso
Temu Funkadophilus & The Brass Operator (An Ode to Bootsy)
Carl Henderson Gotta Keep On Movin
Nimbus Sextet Trap Door
The Diplomats of Solid Sound I'm Blue
Noelle Scaggs Think (About It) (feat. Noelle Scaggs)
David and the Giants Ten Miles High
Saturday 21st September 2019
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section
25 / 43 Tracks
Craig celebrates unsung heroes Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, known as The Swampers.

James Brown Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (In The Jungle Groove Remix)
Aretha Franklin Chain Of Fools
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
Etta James I Got You Babe
The Isley Brothers Harvest for the World
J.J. Cale Lies
Maceo Parker Homeboy
The Staple Singers Respect Yourself
Odetta Hit Or Miss
Groove Collective Lift Off
The Staple Singers Heavy Makes You Happy
Stevie Wonder Another Star
Change Hold Tight
Arthur Conley I Can't Stop (No, No, No)
Mel & Tim Forever And A Day
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires Express Yourself
Ripple I Don't Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky
The Patchouli Brothers Reach Out A Hand
Butch Cassidy Sound System Cissy Strut
John Edwards How Can I Go On Without You
Rob Da' Noize Temple It's A New Day
The Presidents Girl You Cheated On Me
Jungle Brothers True Blue (Dj XS Loaded Rework)
Rose Royce You're A Winner (Disco Tech Rework)
Kathy Sledge Falling Deep In Love (Joey Negro 12 Disco Blend)
Roy Lee Johnson & The Villagers Patch It Up
Clifton Dyson Slow Your Body Down (Uncle Jam Fix)
Lewis Express Clap Your Hands (45 Version)
Sonic Funk Foundry Afro Junkies
Venus Dodson Shining
Crystal Mansion Somebody Ought to Turn Your Head Around
Soul Symphony The Sons of Moses
Specifik Doin' It (feat. DJar One & Specifik)
Zebra Simple Song (The Reflex Revision)
Fred Wesley House Party (The Owl Rework)
Adryon de León Think (feat. Adryon de León)
Gold Leader Cross Contamination
Parliament Testify ('74 Version)
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Promise Of A Brand New Day
Andy Cooper Chasing The Funk
Patterson Twins A Good Thing
Phil McArthur and Dave Cabrera Greens & Beans
The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section The Swampers
Friday 24th December 2010
Mark Lamarr
23 / 47 Tracks
A selection of alternative Christmas tunes and some of the best session tracks.

Richard Hawley Don't Get Hung Up In Your Soul
C.W. Stoneking The Love Me or Die
Prince Fatty Insane In The Brain
Cymande Brothers On The Slide
Sam Cooke The Last Mile Of The Way
James Brown The Christmas Song
Bo Dollis and the Wild Magnolias Shakana Santa Shake It
The Swan Silvertones When Was The Baby Born
Noel McKoy Great Big Gap
Jack Teagarden The Christmas Song
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Viva La Navidad
Tex Ritter Jingle Jangle Jingle
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Let It Snow
Neville Skelly He Looks A Lot Like Me
Bull Moose Jackson Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
Buck Owens Christmas Ain't Christmas
Sarah Blasko No Turning Back
The Jim Jones Revue Shoot First
The Len Price 3 Pictures
Gizzelle Baby Please Don't Go
Willie Nelson What a Merry Christmas this could be
Paul Carrack Tempted
Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys Wishing Him Away
Guarnieri, Johnny & Will Bradley Band Santa's Secret
Petty Booka Christmas Island
The Charles River Valley Boys Norwegian Wood
Ike & Tina Turner Merry Christmas Baby
Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro La Murga De Panama
The Granville Williams Orchestra Santa Claus Is Ska Ing To Town
Randa & The Soul Kingdom (Deep Street Soul) On The Road
James Hunter Talkin' Bout My Love
Rev. James Cleveland & The Angelic Choir Hark The Herald Angels Sing
The Keys I Tried To Find It In Books
Madd Mad Xmas
Cyrus Gabrysch and the Zizaniques In The Chapel Of All Kinds Of Things
Mickey Gilley Don't The Girls All Get Prettier Around Chris
Robbie Fulks Jeanie's Afraid Of The Dark
AKIM & The Teddy Vann Production Company Santa Claus Is A Black Man
aquellas navidades el ano viejo
Fab Four Jingle Bells
The Trojans Auld Lang Syne
Niyah and the Sunflakes White Christmas
Bamboos & Kylie Auldist Like Tears And Rain
Gary Walker & The Boogie Kings Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe Esta Navidad
Swingin' Embers Shimmy Winter Wonderland
Belton Richard Blue Cnristmas
Saturday 18th December 2010
Jo Good
34 / 38 Tracks
Words and records for the weekend, plus a sporting preview and a trip to a music emporium.

Adele Rolling In The Deep
Vampire Weekend A Punk
Crystal Castles and Robert Smith Not In Love
Daft Punk Derezzed
Lykke Li Get Some
The National Terrible Love
Curtis Mayfield Move On Up
Gorillaz Dirty Harry
Julian Casablancas 11th Dimension
Cansei de Ser Sexy Let'S Make Love And Listen To Death From Above
LCD Soundsystem Drunk Girls
Cheryl Lynn Got To Be Real
Gayngs The Gaudy Side Of Town
Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel White Lines (Don'T Do It)
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan Time Of The Season
The Drums Me And The Moon
The Beach Boys Darlin'
R.E.M. Losing My Religion
The Joy Formidable Austere
Simian Mobile Disco Audacity Of Huge
Laura Marling Blues Run The Game
The Temptations Cloud Nine
!!! Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass
Screaming Lord Sutch Dracula's Daughter
Robert Wyatt I'M A Believer
The Duke Spirit Everybody's Under Your Spell
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Let It Snow
Blind Atlas 4th Street
David Bowie Fame
Jesus Jones Real Real Real
Jurassic 5 Concrete Schoolyard
Young Disciples Apparently Nothin'
Cocteau Twins Frosty The Snowman
Paul White We Three Kings
The Chambers Brothers Merry Christmas, Happy New Year
Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele Holiday Face
The Raveonettes I Wish That I Could Stay (The Christmas Song)
Mark Lamarr
29 / 40 Tracks
A melee of music from gospel to hillbilly blues with a bit of funk thrown in.

Aloe Blacc I Need a Dollar
Eli Reed Come And Get It
The Morning Benders Excuses
Gil Scott-Heron New York Is Killing Me
Willie Nelson Dark as a Dungeon
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' At Midnight
Ska Cubano La Trova
The Chieftains La Iguana
Grinderman Worm Tamer
Kings Go Forth One Day
The Qualitons C'mon Baby Get Heavy With Me
Butcher Holler Whispering Sea
Pete Molinari Since You've Been Gone
Roy Ellis & The Teenagers Let Me Take You Higher
Daniel Norgren Get The Moon Up
Underbelly I Keep Heading On
Movie Star Junkies The Walnut Tree
Heidi Talbot Tell Me Truly
Southern Tenant Folk Union Let me Wipe The Tears From Your Eyes
The Humms Brown Haired Devil
Dale Watson Carryin' On This Way
The Maddox Brothers & Rose George's Playhouse Boogie
Neville Skelly The World Turns Around
Rodina Always Had A Dream
Courtney Jones Love Is
Gappy Ranks Heaven In Her Eyes
Junior Kelly Nuthun' Wrong With The World
Sixty Nine Lifestock
The Resonators Sweet Love Affair
The Stiff Naked Fools Boy From the Country
Leroy Sibbles Why Did You Go?
Mike Sanchez and The Beat From Palooraville Everybody's Got A Buick
The . Wildcards Welcome To The Snakepit
The Bellows Down From the Mountain
The Diplomats of Solid Sound B O O G A L O O
Robert Wyatt What A Wonderful World
Barence Whitfield and The Monkey Hips Built Like A Rock
Benin City Work
John Miller and his Country Casuals Take It From Somebody Who Knows
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings I'll Still Be True
Saturday 6th November 2010
Mark Lamarr
22 / 39 Tracks
Mark Lamarr presents the best music you never knew you loved from the last 70 years.

Chairmen of the Board You've got Me Dangling On A String
Gregory Isaacs Mr Know It All
Winston Francis Ten Times Sweeter
The Blind Boys of Alabama Run On For A Long Time
The Qualitons Overdose
The Fantastic Four Keep On Tryin' (Til You Find Love)
Los Zafiros He Venido
Daniel Norgren Get The Moon Up
Chairmen of the Board Since the Days Of Pigtails And Fairy Tales
Santana Everybody's Everything
Belairs Mr Moto
The Vows My Baby Changes Like The Weather
Chairmen of the Board Pay To The Piper
Robert Dobyne All I Need Is A Chance
Ivy Jo Hunter Only A Lonely Man Would Know
Edwin Starr Born To Be Bad
Chairmen of the Board Everything's Tuesday
The Showmen It Will Stand
The Mummers Stuck In The Middle
The Del Rio Ramblers Play The Music Louder
Little Roy Hard Fighter
The . Wildcards Welcome To The Snakepit
Ukulélé club de Paris Ma Princesse Des Mers Du Sud
Prince Fatty featuring Little Roy Christopher Colombus
Cyrus Gabrysch River Of Fire
Prince Fatty Featuring Winston Francis Come On Girl
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Can't Wait For Your Love (Pistol Allen)
Prince Fatty Featuring Winston Francis Dry Your Tears
De La Soul Eye Know
Prince Fatty Ft. Little Roy & Dennis Alcapone Still I Wanna Love You
Rev Gatemouth Moore & His Gospel Singers By And By
Elvis Costello You're No Good
Rev Gatemouth Moore & His Gospel Singers In The Morning
The Showmen 39-21-46 Shape
Gladys Knight & The Pips The Day You Take One (You Have To Take The Ot
Billy Eckstine & His Orchestra Ft. Dexter Gordon Lonesome Lover Blues
The Skatalites Peanut Vendor
Springers Nothing's Too Good For My Baby
Saturday 30th October 2010
Mark Lamarr
31 / 46 Tracks
Mark Lamarr opens his curiosity box of musical delights.

Jimi Hendrix Castles Made Of Sand
Marvin Gaye Wherever I lay My Hat
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Wait Until Tomorrow
Colin Blunstone Say You Don't Mind
The Kinks Rosie Won't You Please Come Home
Bobby "Blue" Bland I'll Take Care Of You
Solomon Burke You Can't Love 'Em All
Courtney John Lucky Man
Squeeze Hourglass
Elvis Costello Five Small Words
Squeeze Some Fantastic Place
Dexys Midnight Runners The Horse
Gregory Isaacs Never Be Ungrateful
Squeeze Loving You Tonight
Squeeze It's So Dirty
Charlie Rich I Take It On Home
Solomon Burke Maggie's Farm
Solomon Burke Down In The Valley
Bo Diddley Down Home Special
The Peddlers Comin' Home Baby
Roxy Music In Every Dream Home A Heartache
Speedometer (Featuring Natasha Watts) Again & Again
Louis (Blues Boy) Jones Come On Home
Jerry Lee Lewis Home Away From Home
Slim Harpo I'm A King Bee
Horace Andy Delilah
Elton Britt Cannonball Yodel
The Mississippi Mud Mashers Bring It On Home To Grandma
Solomon Burke Don't Wait Too Long
The Caravans Ft Albertina Walker I'm A Pilgrim
Kenny Lynch Movin' Away
The Caravans Ft. Loleatta Holloway Help Is On The Way
Little Kirk, Frisco Kid, Beenie Man Delilah
Solomon Burke Love's Street And Fools's Road
The Choir I'm Goin Home
The Diplomats of Solid Sound B O O G A L O O
Mack Rice Baby I'm Coming Home
Solomon Burke Stupicity
The Fairies Get Yourself Home
Muck and the Mires Today You Love Mde, Tomorrow You'll Hate Me
Prince Fatty Featuring Winston Francis Dry Up Your Tears
Baker, La Verne; You're The Boss
Ray Charles Go On Home
Barence Whitfield and The Monkey Hips Built Like A Rock
Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys Little Cabin Home On The Hill
The Pioneers Get Ready (Yeah)
Saturday 16th October 2010
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
28 / 70 Tracks
Craig Charles explores the best in funk and soul.

John Legend & The Roots feat. CL Smooth 'Our Generation (The Hope Of The
Aloe Blacc Green Lights
The Third Guitar Baby Don't Cry
Soul Clan That's How It Feels
Solomon Burke Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
Solomon Burke Got To Get You Off My Mind
Belleruche Fuzz Face
Belleruche Gold Rush
Percy Milem Call On Me
Barbara Randolph I Got A Feeling
Solomon Burke Get Out Of My Life Woman
Belleruche Clockwatching
The Fantastic Four Take Him Back If It Makes You Happy
The New Mastersounds Two Note Brown
David Batiste & the Gladiators Funky Soul
Joe Tex Show Me
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra Put Leg To Road
Wee Willie Walker I Ain't Gonna Cheat On You No More
Truth Coming Home
First Choice Let No Man Put Asunder
Melvin Davis About Love
Wganda Kenya El Lobo
John Legend & The Roots feat. CL Smooth Our Generation (The Hope Of The World)
Eddie Roberts and Freckles Got Too Much
Shaolin Temple Defenders feat. Gift Of Gab (from Blackalicious) Take It Slow
The Third Guitar Baby Don?t Cry
Leon Le Rendez-Vous
Soul Clan That?s How It Feels
Wee Willie Walker I Ain?t Gonna Cheat On You No More
Belleruche I Can't Help It
Michael Jackson I Can?t Help It
Speedometer feat Snowboy Orisha
Charles Earland Smiling
Moses Smith The Girl Across The Street
Syl Johnson Dresses Too Short
Colman Brothers Another Brother (Big Band Original)
Osaka Monaurail Quick Sand
The Diplomats of Solid Sound ?Promise Of A Brand New Day
Andy Smith & K5 Re-Boot Here Come The Girls
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Promise Of A Brand New Day
Andy Smith & K5 Re-Boot Here Comes The Girls
Shaolin Temple Defenders feat. Gift Of Gab (from Blackalicious) 'Take It
Andy Smith & Lack Of Afro Give A Little Love
Saturday 9th October 2010
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
21 / 33 Tracks
Craig has The Filthy Six in session on the Funk and Soul Show.

John Legend feat Black Thought Hard Times
The Isley Brothers It?s Your Thing
Bill Withers ?Who Is He And What Is He To You?
The Flirtations Nothing But A Heartache
Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady
Otis Redding Satisfaction (Live in London)
Idris Muhammad House Of The Rising Sun
Edwin Starr 25 Miles
David Ruffin My Whole World Ended
Ripple The Beat Goes On & On
The Haggis Horns Way Of The Haggis
Los Granadians del Espacio Exterior New York City
Syl Johnson We Did It
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra African Kings
Edwin Starr He Who Picks A Rose
Speedometer La Nueva Manera
Betty Everett Getting Mighty Crowded
Side Effect Always There
John Legend ?Our Generation? J. Period Mix feat Pete Rock and C L Smooth
The Diplomats of Solid Sound B O O G A L O O
Leon Le Rendez-Vous
Dilouya feat John Turrell and Sandra Nkake The Way It Goes (Smoove Remix)
DT6 Donkey Chop
Melvin Sparks Thank You
Mr Konfuze and Lunatic Rock Da Freak (CMC & Silenta Remix)
The M.V.P.'s Turning My Heartbeat Up
Ultra High Frequency ?We?re On The Right Track? Tom Moulton edit
24-Carat Black The Best Of Good Love Gone
Edwin Starr I?m Still A Struggling Man
Alice Russell ?All Of My World? Differant)
James Brown ?It?s Too Funky In Here? Fendercillo edit
Solomon Burke I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel To Be Free)
Bajka The Hunting (Club De Belugas Remix)