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The Beat Goes On Playlist Saturday 12/07/2014


by Kelly-Anne Byrne  21st Jul 2014  17:05
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For those of you who listen to the show regularly, you'll know how much I am a fan of Larry Levan, the resident dj of New York's Paradise Garage in the 70's and 80's. If there were a chance for me to travel back in time, it would be to one of those sweaty Saturday nights to burn up the dancefloor to his amazing selection of tunes. It was Larry's birthday on Sunday, he would have been 60, sadly he passed at the young age of 38. I decided to pay homage to him on last Saturday's show, many of the tracks you see below were part of his sets, often described by regulars  as 'Saturday Mass'. His music has been a huge influence on my djing, the tracks he selected still give me goosebumps no matter how many times I hear them. Larry Levan was great friends with Frankie Knuckles, they were both from the Bronx, loved music and turned out to be two of the best djs in music history. I ended the show on Frankie Knuckles 'Your Love', I hope they're  up in disco heaven dancing together.

1. Stand On The Word-The Celestial Choir (Larry Levan Mix)

2. Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Tammi Terrell & Marvin Gaye (Dimitri From Paris Mix)

3. This Is What You Are-Mario Bondi

4. Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher-Jackie Wilson

5. Tired Of Being Alone-Al Green

6. I Believe In Miracles-The Jackson Sisters

7. It Only Takes A Minute-The Tavares

8. The Love I Lost-Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

9. Proud Mary-Ike & Tina Turner

10. Appletree-Erykah Badu

11. Papa Was A Rollin' Stone-The Temptations (Disco Tech Edit)

12. Mr Big Stuff-Jean Knight

13. Shack Up-Banbarra

14. Low Rider-War

15. Master Blaster-Stevie Wonder

16. Heartbeat-Taana Gardner

17. Gotta Keep Workin' It-Greg Wilson

18. I Can't Go For That-Hall & Oates

19. Glad To Know You-Chaz Jankel

20. Lost In Music-Sister Sledge

21. Beam Me Up-Midnight Magic (Jacques Renault Mix)

22. I Wanna Be Your Lover-Prince (Dimitri From Paris Mix)

23. Heaven's In The Backseat Of My Cadillac-Hot Chocolate (The Revenge Edit)

24. Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads

25. High Pressure Days-The Units (Rory Phillips Mix)

26. Inspector Norse-Todd Terje

27. Shame-Evelyn Champagne King

28. Everybody Dance-Chic (Get Down Edits Mix)

29. A Night To Remember-Shalamar

30. Stoned Love-Diana Ross & The Supremes (Tom Moulton Mix)

31. Give Me The Night-George Benson

32. Get It Up For Love-Tata Vega

33. Thinking Of You-Sister Sledge

34. Baby I'm Scared Of You-Womack & Womack

35. Your Love-Frankie Knuckles

 

 


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