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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2017-01-14 with Lee Fields

15 January, 2017 (20:09) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“There aren’t too many artists making soul music today who had a release in 1969, back when R&B was first beginning to give the drummer some. Lee Fields, however, is one such artist. Since the late sixties, the North Carolina native has amassed a prolific catalogue of albums and has toured and played with such […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2017-01-07 The Big Hitters of 2017

8 January, 2017 (12:59) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“It’s looking like another strong year for the funk & soul scene. This week we’ll take a look at just some of the big hitters that will be released in 2017. We’ll be giving you a taste of what to expect from The Hot 8’s new album ‘On The Spot’. Gerardo Frisina has been back […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-12-31 essential New Year’s Eve listening

1 January, 2017 (19:33) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Broadcasting live from Norwich The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show is your essential New Year’s Eve listening. Craig has invited some of the DJ’s and producers he’s played with at clubs throughout the world this year, to put down mini Trunk of Funks. Up first we have ‘Renegades of Jazz’ who fuse jazz with […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-12-17 Funk Family Tree: A James Brown Tribute

18 December, 2016 (21:52) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“10 years after James Brown’s death (he died Christmas day 2006) Craig celebrates the life, legacy and music of James Brown. Behind the windows of our specially created audio advent calendar will be treats for the 6 Music listeners. It could be a long lost record, a specially commissioned remix of a classic James Brown […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-12-10

11 December, 2016 (20:16) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig takes a look back at some of the biggest releases from 2016. It’s been an outstanding year for the Glasgow duo ‘Shaka Love You’. They took Harari’s ‘Give’ and turned it into a slow-burning monster. The lads from the North East, Smoove & Turrell had a huge hit with their retake of Hot Chocolate’s […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-12-03 All Request Special

4 December, 2016 (23:05) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Tonight’s show is an All Request Special. Craig will leave his Trunk of Funk at home as he opens up the playlist to you, the trusted 6 Music listeners. You can take the playlist anywhere you like so think, Northern Soul, rhythm and blues, jazz, blues, gospel or hip hop.” Check out other Craig Charles […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-26 D/troit In session

28 November, 2016 (17:36) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“In session tonight we’ll have some authentic 60’s soul for you, from Copenhagen the band ‘D/troit’ will be laying down the funk.” Check out other Craig Charles Funk & Soul shows here and subscribe to the feed to get good music in the future. Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-26 D/troit In session [Depositfiles.com […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-19 Trunk of Funk: Daptone Records

20 November, 2016 (19:26) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig’s guest tonight is a lady that produced the chart topping anthem (we’ll it reached number 2, as Drake hogged the number 1 spot for 13 weeks on the trot) of the summer Kylie Auldist. Kylie has been the at the forefront of the Australian funk & soul scene working with the likes of Bamboos […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-12 Trunk of Funk: Blue Note Records

14 November, 2016 (15:15) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“On Thursday 10th August the BBC Music Jazz digital pop station starts broadcasting with Craig Charles presenting a brass heavy ‘Horny Horns’ show. So on tonight’s Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show we’ll be playing a 30 minute, non-stop Blue Note Records Trunk of Funk. The label has been putting out the finest jazz since […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-05 Funk Family Tree: Gene Chandler – Sugar Pie DeSanto

6 November, 2016 (13:46) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“As part of #LovetoRead, Craig will be catching up with one of his favourite performance poets, professor Benjamin Zephaniah.” Check out other Craig Charles Funk & Soul shows here and subscribe to the feed to get good music in the future. Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-11-05 Funk Family Tree: Gene Chandler – Sugar […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-10-29 Funk Family Tree: Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Gene Chandler

30 October, 2016 (20:24) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Playing songs from her ‘Queen Alone’ album we have Lady Wray in session and conversation. We last had Nicole on the show in 2013 when she teamed up with Terri Walker on the ‘Lady’ project. Nicole has a great backstory…. At the age of fifteen, life opened up quickly when Missy Elliot paid a visit […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-10-22 Trunk of Funk: Chess Records

23 October, 2016 (19:12) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig Charles is one of the longest serving presenters on 6 Music. Over the years he’s interviewed many inspiring and legendary artists including James Brown, Amy Winehouse, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Candi Staton…..the list is endless. But the one interview that has always eluded him is Stevie Wonder, so Craig is on a mission to […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-10-15 My Generation: 1970s season

16 October, 2016 (17:21) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“‘As part of the BBC’s My Generation: 1970s season, the Craig Charles Funk and Show takes you back to a decade of psychedelic soul, disco and a time when music had no boundaries. Parliament-Funkadelic, James Brown, Kool and the Gang, Sly and the Family Stone where all dominating the charts. At the same time you […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-10-08 Funk Family Tree: US3 – Bobby Womack

9 October, 2016 (22:52) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Tonight Craig takes a look at the pivotal protest songs in funk & soul. This is to tie in with the first episode of the new series of Radio 4’s Soul Music, which explores Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’. We’ll be taking a look at the songs that deliver a powerful and emotional […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2016-10-01 Funk Family Tree: Steely Dan – Cantaloop

2 October, 2016 (12:51) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“We continue to grow our Funk Family Tree, which we started at the beginning of the year. This week we’ll link together Steely Dan, Pretty Purdie, Herbie Hancok and US3. At 8pm we’ll be having a 30 minute Tru Thoughts Records Trunk of Funk. The independent Brighton based label put out the finest funk and […]