Saturday, August 26, 2006

Click here for Episode 26 - Kindly leave a message!

NB SG26 is available from i-tunes right now or within 6 hours of this posting from the green arrow link above.

Welcome to Episode 26

With smooth Jazz, Soul, Funk, newies, memories and more!
This intro bit this week is our interpretation of The Rockford files!

This weeks newies include:

The fantastic Matt Godina - Thats The Way & Just Playin'. He has a fantastic mellow and happening sound. Find out more at:

3flow - Sending out and Wayman Tisdale with Lets Do It Again. Check them out at: and

One of our favourites, Chris Botti is also snippet-sized with Let There Be Love followed by Jonathan Butler – Rio. Be sure to visit: &

After a quick discussion about the difference between a newie and a semi-newies we found an excellent home for an amazing CD entitled: Conceptions - featuring an appreciation of Stevie Wonder. Check out the interpretations of Send One Your Love by Brian McKnight and unique track called Wonderful by India Aire.

This week's Fast-track review is the great Incognito , now celebrating over 25 years in the business of producing quality funk. Snippets mashed include:

Shine On,
Crazy For You,
Always There,
I Hear Your Name,
Journey Into Sunlight,
Parisienne Girl,
Adventures In Black Sunshine,
The 25th Chapter,
True To Myself,
Will I Ever Learn,
We Got Music,
Come Away With Me
Let The Mystery Be,
Reach Out,
Rivers Running Black,
On The Road Pt 2

Check out the Incognito albums on

For the World Music Fusion Spot - we investigate and enjoy the music From Spain.
A couple of tracks from 'All The Best - Spanish Flamenco 20 Great Favourites.
Plus 3 from a popular band from Spain called Mecano: Hijo De la Luna, Cruz & Bailando Salsa
Followed by OjosDe Brujo - Ventilator R-80.

Our OLDIES Include

2 in a row
Eddie Russ - Zaius, Scott Grooves ft. Roy Ayers - Expansions

3 in a row
Gary Bartz - Music, Chuck Loeb - Silver Star, Chris Rea -On The Beach

4 in a row
Banda Black Rio - Subindo O Morro, Bob Baldwin (ft Tom Browne & Marion Meadows) - Business Call, George Benson - You're Never Too Far From Home, Mike Mandel -Peg

2 in a row
Oliver Cheetham - Get Down Saturday Night, Players Association - Turn The Music Up!

We play out with...
Instant Funk – I’ve Got My Mind Made Up
Seal – The Beginning
Will Downing – A Love Supreme

Until next time - Keep in touch at: - You have no excuse to feel the funk and tell us about it!

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Click here for Episode 25 - Its Super, really!

Welcome to Episode 25

In the Western Hemisphere the temperature continues to soar into the 90s.
In the cinemas both a new Superman and Miami Vice movie have appeared.
At Smooth Groovers we're chilling with snippets of smooth/soulness featuring newies, oldies, a fast-track review (anthology/medley) and world music.

So, sit back and enjoy the wonders of SG25.

Chuck Yamek - Never Can Say Goodbye & Little Sunflower from CD Feels So Right

Benita Hill - Go Slow & Sausalito In The Summer Time from CD I'll See You In My Song

Shilts - Break The Mold from the CD Headbobbin

Karmella - Could be mine

This week's FAST TRACK REVIEW features Lonnie Liston Smith
With fantastic snippets...

Springtime Magic,
Bright Moments,
Get Down Everybody (It's Time For World Peace)
Bridge Thru Time,
Floating Thru Space,
Lover's Dream,
Quiet Moments,
Love Beams,
Free & Easy, Bright Moments,
Give Peace a Chance,
In The Park,
Midsummer Magic,
Love Is The Answer,
Night Flower,
Magical Journey,
Street Festival,
Voodoo Woman,
Space Princess,
Song For The Children,

The World Music Fusion Spot features Jabu Khanyile from the CD entitled : 'The Prince'
Jabu is from South Africa and speaks Zulu.

3 in a row
MFSB - Mysteries Of The World, Chris Botti - Worlds Outside, Fourplay - Break It Out.

9 in a row
Pasadenas - Riding On a Train, Rose Royce - Rose Royce Express, Passport - Locomotive,
O'Jays - Love Train, Gladys Night & The Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia,
Dionne Warwick - Trains Boats & Planes, Deodato - Take a Train, Whispers - Soul Train,
MFSB -TSOP (Theme to SOUL TRAIN), Pat Metheny - Last Train Home.

5 in a row
Crusaders - Snowflake, Ramsey Lewis - My Angel's Smile, Roy Ayers - There's a Master Plan
Azymuth - Un Amigo, Ralph Mcdonald - You Are In Love.

3 in a row
Hugh Masakela - African Breeze, Phil Shearer - St Tropez, Chieli Minucci - Breaking Away

4 in a row
Archie Bell & The Drells - Lets Groove, Jean Carne - Was That All It Was?
Alphonse Mouzon - I'm Glad That You're Here, Ashford & Simpson - It Seems to Hang On.

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Friday, August 11, 2006

Click here for Episode 24 - The Remix !!!

Yes, we or should I say the Prof decided to remix the Dr's Ep 24 (Best of Smooth Groovers Episodes 1-23).

Please Check it out!!

With memories and more to help you live life the smooth and groovy way!

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