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Vinyl Side of Midnight Playlist 11/30/2008

This is the playlist for this week’s Vinyl Side of Midnight, which can be heard on 89.7 FM WLNZ in the Greater Lansing area, or you can tune in internationally on the web on – hosted by Mike Stratton, Sunday nights, 9pm – midnight, Eastern Standard Time



We’re finishing the year with tributes to the years 1988, 1998, and three shows exploring my favorite recordings of 2008! Tonight – get out your shoulder pads, big hair and synthesizers. Get ready to hip hop. We will trickle down through three hours of 1988.

Miles Davis – Human Nature, from Live Around The World on Warner Brothers
Ice T – Colors, from the Soundtrack Colors, on Warner Brothers

John Scofield – Wabash, from Loud Jazz, on Grammavision (1987)
Wayne Shorter – Joy Rider, from Joy Rider, on Sony
Public Enemy – Bring The Noize, from It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, on Def Jam

Marcus Roberts – Country By Choice, from The Truth Is Spoken Here, on Novus
Dave Holland – Nemesis, from Extensions, on ECM (1989)

Wynton Marsalis – Father Time, from Wynton Marsalis, on Columbia
Wynton Marsalis – Sister Cheryl, from Wynton Marsalis, on Columbia

Woody Shaw – Imagination, from Imagination, on Muse
Woody Shaw – Dat Dere, from Imagination, on Muse (1987)

Joe Williams & Shirley Horn – Too Good To Be True, from Every Day, on Verve
Joe Williams – Every Day I Have The Blues/All Blues, from Every Day, on Verve

David Murray – In A Sentimental Mood, from Lovers, on DIW
David Murray – Ming, from Lovers, on DIW

Don Pullen – Jana’s Delight, from New Beginnings, on Blue Note
Don Pullen – Once Upon A Time, from New Beginnings, on Blue Note

Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares – Stani, Mi Maytcho from Vol. II, on Nonesuch
World Saxophone Quartet – Cool Red, from Dances And Ballads, on Nonesuch
World Saxophone Quartet – Hattie Wall, from Dances And Ballads, on Nonesuch
Erik B. & Rakim – Paid In Full, from the soundtrack Colors, on Warner Brothers
Miles Davis – Time After Time, from Live Around The World, on Warner Brothers

All this, plus snippets from the following:

Bobby Brown – My Prerogative from ‘80s Soul/Gold, on Hip O
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Parents Just Don’t Understand from Hip Hop Party, on Rhino
Pebbles – Girlfriend from ‘80s Soul Number Ones, on Hip O
Rob Base & D.J. E.Z. Rock – It Takes Two from Hip Hop/Gold, on Hip O
Michael Jackson – Man In The Mirror from Number Ones, on Epic
Michael Jackson – DIrty Diana from Number Ones, on Epic

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