MIX Moodymann plays Motown - Carhartt WIP Radio Show #145

I'll be listening to this a few times this week. 

Proper.  Xyxthumbs

.. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Motown, the iconic record label launched in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan by Berry Gordy Jr., Carhartt WIP will release a thirteen-piece capsule collection in the coming weeks. The collaboration honors a label that reshaped the sound of American pop music, diversifying its airwaves in the process.

To mark the collection launch, we reached out to Detroit native Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann and asked him to prepare a strictly Motown music Carhartt WIP Radio show, that displays his personal love for the label.

As Moodymann is not man for hasty reactions, he delivered a detailed mix featuring rare b-sides, interviews and live recordings by Motown artists like Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Steve Wonder, Kem and Dazz Band. Asked about his very own feelings towards his mix, Kenny Dixon Jr. simply says: “No matter where I‘m standing it’s good to hear home sometimes. These songs are woven into the soundtrack of my own personal movie.” There is nothing more to add, only: enjoy the ride!.. 

Carhartt WIP Radio Show #145 - Moodymann plays Motown - November 2019


1. Marvin Gaye - Poor Abbey Walsh (part 2 / take 2)
2. Odyssey - Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love
3. Marvin Gaye - Outside Police Station (Trouble Man Original Film Score)
4. The Miracles - Do It Baby
5. The Undisputed Truth - Brother Louie
6. Andre Williams - My Imagination
7. Four Tops - Bernadette
8. Diana Ross & The Supremes - Forever Came Today
9. Marvin Gaye - “T” Plays It Cool
10. Commodores - Cebu
11. Marvin Gaye - Come Live With Me Angel
12. Marvin Gaye - There Goes Mr “T”
13. Smokey Robinson - Baby That’s Backatcha
14. Marvin Gaye - Soon I’ll Be Loving You Again (Alternate Mix)
15. Marvin Gaye - Sad Tomorrows
16. The Temptations - 1990
17. Syreeta - Keep Him Like He Is
18. The Supremes interview
19. Syreeta - Keep Him Like He Is
20. Marvin Gaye - Theme From Trouble Man
21. The Undisputed Truth - Big John Is My Name
22. Stevie Wonder - Everytime I See You I Go Wild
23. The Temptations - Message From A Black Man
24. Marvin Gaye - Checking Out (Double Clutch)
25. The Undisputed Truth - The Law Of The Land
26. Marvin Gaye - Stick Up (Trouble Man Original Film Score)
27. Jr Walker & The All Stars - Shotgun
28. The Supremes interview pt2
29. Teena Marie - Deja Vu (I’ve Been Here Before)
30. Rick James - Hollywood
31. Kem - If It’s Love feat. Chrisette Michele
32. Marvin Gaye - Police Break In (Trouble Man Original Film Score)
33. Erykah Badu - The Healer
34. Rick James - Sexy Lady
35. DeBarge - You Wear It Well
36. Dazz Band - Joystick
37. Dazz Band - Keep It Live (On The K.I.L.)
38. Dazz Band - Let It Whip
39. Rick James - Throwdown
40. Marvin Gaye - “T” Stands For Trouble (alternate version)
41. Erykah Badu - Hey Sugah (interlude)


New Moodymann lp is fantastic.


01. Do Wrong
02. Taken Away
03. Let Me In
04. Just Stay A While
05. Goodbye Everybody
06. Slow Down
07. I'm Already Hi
08. Taken Away (Moodymann Mix)


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