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Category: The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-03-28 Craig‘s Forty Funky Albums #33 Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You

30 March, 2020 (21:31) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Get ready for 3 hours of non-stop funky party starters, with The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show. In ‘The Trunk of Funk’ Lance Ferguson from the Bamboos will be mixing the biggest funk and soul songs that’s coming out of Australia,. At number 33 in Craig’s forty funky albums it’s Aretha Franklin with ‘I […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-03-21 Craig‘s Forty Funky Albums #34 Gil Scott-Heron – Piece Of A Man

22 March, 2020 (19:35) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“The Craig Charles Funk and Soul show delivers a 3-hour party straight to your front room, with Mr Funky himself. Craig’s forty funky album countdown continues and at number 34 it’s Gil Scott-Heron with Piece of A Man. It was Gil’s first studio album and marked the first of several collaborations with Brian Jackson, who […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-03-14 Craig’s Forty Funky Albums #35 Prince – 1999

15 March, 2020 (10:21) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig’s all-time Funky Forty album countdown continues…..and at number 35 it’s Prince with 1999. It was Prince’s fifth studio album, the first to feature his band the Revolution and could possibly be one of the biggest pop albums of all time. We’ll be sharing some of the big numbers and also digging into some of […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-02-29 Craig‘s Forty Funky Albums #36 Funkadelic – Maggot Brain

1 March, 2020 (12:22) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig’s forty funky album countdown reaches number 36 with Funkadelic’s album Maggot Brain. The title track is in Rolling Stone magazine list of 100 greatest guitar songs but they describe the album as ‘a collection of competently performed but uninteresting and lyrically-thin funk songs’. We will let the 6 Music listener decide.” Check out other […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-02-22 Craig‘s Forty Funky Albums #37 Sharon Jones – Naturally

27 February, 2020 (07:44) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig’s forty funky album countdown continues and at number 37, it’s Sharon Jones with Naturally. It’s a sharp contrast to her gritty debut album ‘Dap-Dippin’ as Sharon takes the follow up to the next level. The Woody Guthrie penned “This Land is Your Land”, was featured in the Academy award nominated motion picture, Up in […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-02-15 Craig’s Forty Funky Albums #38 Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming

16 February, 2020 (18:34) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig counts down his Forty Funky albums and at number 38 it’s Charles Bradley with No Time For Dreaming. Before Charles Bradley put out music under his own name, he worked as a James Brown impersonator or as he would say a James Brown duplicator. But in 2011 he was spotted by the Daptone record […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-02-08 Craig’s Forty Funky Albums #39 Lyn Collins – Think (About It)

11 February, 2020 (09:36) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig continues to countdown his Top 40 funky albums. And as the numbers get smaller, the hits get bigger. Number 39 is from the female preacher, Lyn Collins and her debut album ‘Think (About It)’. The title track which was written and produced by James Brown, has been sampled more than 2000 times. It’s a […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-02-01 Craig’s Forty Funky Albums #40 Clarence Carter – Testifyin’

9 February, 2020 (10:31) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Throughout 2020 Craig will be taking us through his forty favourite funky albums and playing some of the key tracks from them. Craig will also be digging into some of the less well-known grooves on the album, that weren’t released as singles. We’ll be hearing archive from the artists and those that worked with them. […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-01-25 Norman Jay sits in

27 January, 2020 (19:30) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Norman Jay sits in for Craig Charles playing the best in funk and soul.” 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 2020-01-25 Norman Jay sits in [Uploaded.net download] Tracklist: See DJ Tracklists. Follow Core […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-01-18 Norman Jay sits in

20 January, 2020 (20:14) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Mr Good Times himself, DJ Norman Jay MBE, sits in for Craig Charles.” 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 2020-01-18 Norman Jay sits in [Uploaded.net download] Tracklist: See DJ Tracklists. Follow Core News […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-01-11 Eddie and Brian Holland

13 January, 2020 (19:53) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig welcomes to the studio two thirds of a song-writing team that helped define the Motown Sound of the 1960’s. At the end of last year they released a new book The Story of Holland-Dozier-Holland, Motown’s Incomparable Songwriters. My guests are Eddie and Brian Holland. Holland Dozier Holland wrote so many songs that made and […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2020-01-04 Exclusive 2020 Funk & Soul Releases

13 January, 2020 (19:52) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig checks out the new releases coming out in 2020, with a bag full of exclusives. With new music from Smoove & Turrell, The Faithful Bothers, Nick Pride & The Pimptones and Shaka Loves You.” Check out other Craig Charles Funk & Soul shows here and subscribe to the feed to get good music in […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2019-12-28 A Decade of Funk & Soul 2019

30 December, 2019 (08:14) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“3 hours of the biggest tunes released in 2019 and our favourite Trunk of Funk of 2019.” 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 2019-12-28 A Decade of Funk & Soul 2019 [Uploaded.net download] […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2019-12-21 Eddie Piller & Martin Freeman sits in

24 December, 2019 (20:38) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“Craig hands over the wheels of souly steel to actor Martin Freeman and Acid Jazz Records head honcho Eddie Piller. They will be playing tracks from their personal record collections, with music from Betty Wright, Average White Band, Grace Jones, Bobby Womack…” Check out other Craig Charles Funk & Soul shows here and subscribe to […]

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2019-12-14 A Decade of Funk & Soul 2017

17 December, 2019 (13:52) | The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show | By: Core News

“The Decade of Funk & Soul reaches 2017 and the highlights include… A session from St Paul and the Broken Bones and The Allergies perform tracks from their ‘Push On’ album There’ll be a 30 minute Trunk of Funk with the finest funk and soul from 2017. Check out other Craig Charles Funk & Soul […]