Mixtape 3 - A Sirens Song

Thats right folks, MisterDoctor is back with a new mix for all you fans out there. This time we are listening to the sweet sounds of the ladies of soul. I absolutely love female soul vocalists, its something about the sex appeal hidden in their voices, beautiful stuff. Well, check out the mix and let me know what you think in the comments.

A Sirens Song
1. Cold Blood - I Wish I Knew How To Be Free
2. Dee Edwards - I Can Deal With That
3. Diana Ross & the Supremes - He's My Sunny Boy
4. Lyn Collins - Do You Thing
5. Minnie Riperton - Reasons
6. Margaret & Carol - He's MY Guy
7. Jackie Moore - Precious Precious
8. Joanne Garret - I've Decided On A Whole New Plan
9. Dionne Warwick - You're Gonna Need Me
10. Gloria Jones - Tainted Love
11. Honey Cone - Stick Up
12. Betty Wright - Give Me More, More, More
13. Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Wish It Would Rain
14. Roberta Flack - Feel Like Making Love
15. Koko Taylor - Love You Like A Woman
16. Jeanne & the Darlings - Soul Girl
17. Opals - You Can't Hurt Me No More
18. Freda Payne - We've Got To Find a Way Back to Love
57 min/ 82mb

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MisterDoctor Solves the Financial Crisis

Sorry again for the long silence friends. I've been working hard on figuring out a way to hustle up some scratch and this is it; Ive decided to solve the financial crisis through the gift of song. So I've put together a mean mix for you guys but there is a catch, its going to to be offered exclusively at The Candy Shoppe Halloween party "Exit Light", which I will also be Djing at along with Dreamforce. Thats right folks I am putting together a fully mixed CD that will be on sale to the hesitant consumers for the bargain basement price of $5. This thing has some killer tracks on it so make sure you bring your money clips, I'm talking Donald Byrd, Break Water, Willie Hutch, Loleatta Holloway, all burners that will help you groove your way through these hard times. I hope I see you all there on the 31st, come in costume, come ready to sweat.


Back to School With Prof. MisterDoctor: A special mix.

Something special for the people today. My lady is teaching a class to her students in France about blogs and asked me to throw up a mix for them.

So hello students of Besancon! This mix tape is put together to show the evolution of black music in America, roughly. Obviously there is much more history than could possibly be squeezed into one little mix. Instead of giving you guys a literal history lesson I decided I would try to show you how the sound has evolved throughout the years, moving from one genre to the other, always drawing from what came before. So, download the mix, listen to the sounds and give me your thoughts in the comments section, consider it homework. Oh, and listen to your teacher, she knows what she's talking about.

You Know, For Kids.
1. Howlin' Wolf/Moanin' At Midnight
2. Ray Charles/I Got A Woman
3. Miles Davis/Freddie Freeloader
4. Sun Ra/Bassism
5. Joe Tex/ I Gotcha
6. Aretha Franklin/ Baby I Love You
7. Al Green/Tired of Being Alone
8. Marvin Gaye/Inner City Blues
9. The Temptations/Cloud 9
10. James Brown/Get Up Offa That Thing
11. Mandrill/Git It All
12. Funkadelic/One Nation Under a Groove
13. Fat Larry's Band/Act Like You Know
14. Michael Jackson/P.Y.T
15. Kurtis Blow/Throughout Your Years
16. Grandmaster Flash/White Lines

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Mixtape 2 - All I Do is Think of You

(authors note: This post is most effective when you imagine it is being read to you by Barry White)

Welcome back friends. This weeks mix is going out to all the lovers out there, those lucky people who have found someone to grab on to and hold close. So download this mix, dim the lights, pour two glasses of your favorite spirit and get close, sweet babies. And a special shout out to my girl, out there across the sea, un besota baby. Can't wait to see you.

All I do is Think of You
1. Al Hudson & The Soul Partners/I Got a Notion, You Got a Motion
2. Curtis Mayfield/Trippin' Out
3. Carla Thomas/B-A-B-Y
4. The Jackson 5/All I do is Think of You
5. William Bell/Every Man Oughta Have a Woman
6. Syl Johnson/I Can Take Care of Business
7. Leon Haywood/I Wanna Do Something Freaky To You
8. Lonnie Liston Smith/Voodoo Woman
9. The Dells/I Miss You
10. J. J. Barnes/ Baby Please Come Home
11. Al Wilson/Poor Side of Town
12. Donald Byrd/(Fallin' Like)Dominoes
13. Joe Tex/I'll Never Do You Wrong
14. Willie Hutch/I Choose You
15. LTD/Love Ballad

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P.S Did you hear the new ebony cuts???? Cuebism vs. the recession. Hot Shit.


Damn this economy!

Hey there faithful readers. Sorry for the long radio silence, I've been spending all my free time pounding the pavement looking for some sort of employment. Unsuccessfully. Our current situation is doing some serious damage to my wallet.

On that note, I have some relevant tracks, we all know this isnt the first time things have been bad. What is it about those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it?

Onto the music. The Valentine brothers track is a straight killer; very dancey, nice synth'd out bass line. Just do yourself a favor and hold strong through the 1 minute cheese ball sax intro and get to the main song. What is it about this period that every saxophone line sounds like it should be in the intro to a sit-com(see grover washington jr.- mr. magic) ?

And I can forget Johnny Guitar Watson, super man lover himself. I absolutely love Watson, he has the perfect combo of technical skill, creativity and humor with a great unique voice. I have to admit this isnt his best track but it is still nice, and appropriate. For a real taste of Johnny at his prime check out the album Ain' that a Bitch.

Download Valentine Bros. - Money's Too Tight (to Mention)

Download Johnny Guitar Watson - Going Up In Smoke


Under the Knife: Preview Tracks.

Hey there faithful readers. Tonight I am dropping some preview tracks for my set coming up on this Saturday OCT. 4th. I'll be playing hot disco cuts like these for the crowd all night I hope you all can make it out. These tracks should whet your appetite until then though.

Download Veem Zee - Funky Bebop

Download Cameo - Insane
Download Revenge - You Get High in New York City


Under the Knife: a Night with MisterDoctor

Thats right friends! I'll be deejaying at the C&D in Northside this coming saturday Oct. 4th at 10pm. This is going to be a hot set, discofunk cuts so funky you wont be able to stop dancing so I suggest all 4 of you that read this to get down there and boogie. $5 pitchers of PBR all night, intimate dance floor, back yard fire pit? No excuse not to be there. I need to take this night back for real music, not that electro-house crap that they play down at Dance MF.

So people I hope to see you all there.


Mixtape 1 - Into the Stratosphere

Thought I would give everyone a good taste of what they can expect from this blog and drop this mixtape on y'all. Coming at you this time from a deep psych-Soul tip with a splash of Jazz thrown in for good measure. Tracks to look out for: Syl Johnson, killin' it with the string section. Eddie Harris, this track just builds to such a frenzy, wild stuff.

Into The Stratosphere
1. Eddie Harris/It's War
2. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson/Peace Go With You Brother
3. Syl Johnson/I'm Talkin' 'bout Freedom
4. Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes/Exotic Mysteries
5. Mighty Ryeders/Star Children
6. Eddie Hazel/Frantic Moment
7. Dusty Springfield/The Windmills of Your Mind
8. Sly & the Family Stone/Trip to Your Heart
9. Brother to Brother/Mother Earth
10. Jimmy Castor Bunch/Space Age
44 min/ 56mb

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First Post: Baby Huey and the Babysitters - A Change is Going To Come

Alright friends here we go. I've decided to do this whole blog thing as a way to really dive head first into this era of music I love so much, maybe learn something and hopefully turn everyone on to some music they may not have heard before.

I'm going to start it off with this killer Baby Huey and the Babysitters track. This is an amazing spin on the Sam Cooke written song. Tons of echoey vocals as Huey really shows off his pipes. This is off the Babysitters only album Living Legend, released on Curtis Mayfield's label, Curtom. This album also contains the heavily sampled "Hard Times", used by A Tribe Called Quest (Can I Kick It?) and Ghostface Killah (Buck 50). Tragically Huey died of a heroin abuse related heart attack at the age of 26. It blows my mind, that voice coming out of a man only 25 years old.

Alright, y'all enjoy this track and the many to come. As the man says I hope you all become one of My People.

Download Baby Huey and the Babysitters - A Change is Going To Come