Charles Jackson, William DeVaughan, and Stanley Clarke, chosen by Paul

6 08 2011

Charles Jackson ~ Ooh Child ~ Capitol ~ 1978
There are several Charles/Chuck Jacksons. This is the Chuck Jackson, who along with Marvin Yancy, wrote and produced many of Natalie Cole’s big hits including “This Will Be. Though busy with writing and producing Chuck had also a solo career recording 2 albums “Gonna Getcha’ Love” and “Passionate Breeze” under the name Charles Jackson. Ooh Child is from his Passionate Breezes album.

William DeVaughan ~ Be Thankful For What You Got ~ Chelsea 1974/ EMI 1980
CLASSIC! Recorded at the legendary Sigma Sound Studio in Philadelphia. The session featured members of MFSB including guitarist Norman Harris, drummer Earl Young, bassist Ron Baker, and Vince Montana on vibes. It sold nearly two million copies on its release in spring 1974, reaching number1 on the US R&B charts and #4 on the Hot 100, and number 31 in 74 and 44 in 1980.

Stanley Clarke & George Duke ~ Mothership Connection (Star Child) ~ Epic ~ 1990
Stanley Clarke and George Duke’s cover of Parliaments 1975 Mothership Connection from their third collaboration album.

The Podcast of the whole show is available now CLICK HERE

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