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Masters of the Airwaves’ tribute to Andy Sojka, musician and record producer, who would have been 63 today.

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Chrysler-head.  The back cover of Weather Report’s 1971 album, ‘Mr Gone’. Weather Report’s Joe Zawinul would have been 83 (!) today.
Sadly he died in 2007.

Chrysler-head.  The back cover of Weather Report’s 1971 album, ‘Mr Gone’. Weather Report’s Joe Zawinul would have been 83 (!) today.

Sadly he died in 2007.

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I’ve never heard this before. Dead funky.

soulmusicsongs:

Born To Live With Heartache - Mary Love ‎(Born To Live With Heartache / There’s Someone For Me, 1971)

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(Source: soulmetmayonaise)

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"I don’t want to lose you, this good thing…" I’d forgotten Bowie did a version of this.

But this is Mr Eddie Floyd,  Still going strong.  Turned 76 on Tuesday (25 June).

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Lindsay Wesker’s actiion shot from his collection of photos taken in 1980s black clubs in the UK.

See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

Lindsay Wesker’s actiion shot from his collection of photos taken in 1980s black clubs in the UK.

See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

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A month late with Gladys’s birthday.  But still - 

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A month late with Gladys’s birthday.  But still - 

To read more about our book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio and the many DJs, promoters and musicians that popularised black music in the UK click here. 

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Thanks, Lindsay Wesker, for the info.  RIP ‘Puff’ Johnson who died on Wednesday, aged 40, of cancer.

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For Father’s Day. Do you have a little love in your heart?

alexithymia-daily:

If you want the world to know, we won’t let hatred grow
Put a little love in your heart

(Source: alexithymiadaily, via iwastopaz)

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Work gets in the way of Tumblr… But another 80s black club pose captured by Lindsay Wesker.





See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

Work gets in the way of Tumblr… But another 80s black club pose captured by Lindsay Wesker.

See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

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A glorious moment from Lindsay Wesker’s 1980s photo collection.

See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

A glorious moment from Lindsay Wesker’s 1980s photo collection.

See more pictures and read about Lindsay’s journey through black music in the book Masters of the Airwaves: The Rise and Rise of Underground Radio  here. 

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