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About Stephen T

  • Birthday 14/05/1974

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  • Public Real Name
    Stephen Taw
  • Gender
  • Interests
    Join me for the Sunday Soul Soup Show each week 12-2pm on www.purple-radio.co.uk or if you miss it catch it here- www.mixcloud.com/stephent
  • Location
    South London
  • Top Soul Sound
    Hello Stranger- Barbara Lewis

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  1. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 4th January 2019 Part 1- James Brown Special Blow Your Head- Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s (People LP) soul power 74- Maceo Parker (Urban LP) From the Back Side- The Sons Of Funk (BGP LP/ orig. King) Blind Man Can See It- James Brown (Polydor LP) Hot Pants- I'm coming, I'm coming, I'm Coming- Bobby Byrd (Polydor LP/ orig. Brownstone) Land Of Milk and Honey- Vicki Anderson (bootleg LP/ orig. Brownstone) Give It Up or Turn It Loose- Lyn Collins (bootleg LP/ orig. People) My Thang- James Brown (Polydor LP) I'm Broken Hearted- James Brown (Polydor LP) Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothin'- James Brown (Polydor LP) Blues and Pants- James Brown (Polydor LP) People Get Together and Drive Your Funky Soul- James Brown (Polydor LP) Part 2- Jamaican Big People's Ballads and Soul Instrumentals The Plea- Owen Gray (Starlite) Shirley- Jimmy James (Black Swan) A Promise Is A Comfort To A Fool- Larry & Ferdy (Tuneico) How Can I Be Sure- Higgs & Wilson (Studio 1) Love Or Be Loved- Lassel & Dimples [Yvonne Adams] (Coxsone) I Have Done You Wrong- The Blues Busters (Supreme) My Girl- Jackie Opel (Coxsone) You Are A Traitor- The Maytals (Beverley's) Another Lonely Night- Derrick Harriott (Big Shot) The Hip Hug- Lyn Taitt & The Jets (Gay Feet) Pure Soul [The Loop?]- Lennie Hibbert with Lynn Tait & Count Ossie's Drums (Gay Feet) Cleo's Back [take] 2- Roland Alphonso (Top Deck) Soul Finger- Rolando Al & The Beveley's All Stars (Pyramid) Bridge View (Alt.)- Roland Alphonso & Group (C&N) Boogaloo- BB Seaton (Studio 1)
  2. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 14th December 2018 Part 1- Northern Soul repress 45s Win All Your Love- The Cooperettes (Soul Junction/ orig. I.D.B) Why Am I Crying- Shirley Wahls (King) Take Me Now Or Leave Me- Esther Grant (Wilstone) Concience- Beverley McKay (AOE/ orig. Old Town) That Boy Of Mine- The Sparkels (AOE/ orig. Old Town) City Lights- The Knight Bros. (Chess) I Know The Feelin'- The Jades (Spar) Ten To One- Lou Roberts & The Marks (MGM) This Gets To Me- Pookie Hudson (Kent/ orig. Jamie) Handy Andy- Tommy & The Derby's (Hit and Run/ orig. Swing) Looking For You- Garnet Mimms (UA) Such A Pretty Thing- Gene Chandler (Chess) Shake It- Matt Lucas (Inferno/ orig. 3246) She Cried Just A Minute- Cody Black (King) Let's Get Together- The Honey Bees (Garrisson) You're Doing With Her (When It Should Be Me)- Rhetta Hughes (45 Record Shack/ orig. Tetragrammaton) I Love You- Jimmy Burns (Erica) My Foolish Heart- David Coleman (Atenas Del Norte/ orig. Barry) The Snake- Al Wilson (Soul City) The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 28th December 2018 Part 1- 80s Grooves I Gotta Get Off- Allen Carter's Universal Visions (Eye) Tell Me Love- Michael Wycoff (RCA) Way Out- Steve Arrington's Hall Of Fame (Konglather) Intimate Connection- Kleeer (Love Vinyl/ orig. Atlantic) I Choose You- Paris (Blue Bird) You Got Your Hold On Me- Mary Clark (Soul Brother/ orig. La Shawn) Love Song About You- Robert Mongomery (Soul Junction/ prev. unreleased) Where Do You Go- LA Boppers (Mercury) Key To The World- L.J. Reynolds (Capitol) Comin' From Me This Time- Thunderflash (Jampower) You Can't Hide- Billy Boomer (Blast) What's On Your Mind- Janette Renee (Sheridan House)
  3. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 16th November 2018 Part 1- 80s Grooves Let's Fire It Up- Nature's Creation (Jamtu) Bump & Roll (Give Up The Funk)- Jim Bennett & His Bumpin Crew (Studio) Rock On- Bobby Boyd (AOTN/ prev. unreleased) One and Only- The Ritchie Family (Expansion/ orig. RCA LP) On My Own- Debra Laws (Expansion/ orig. Elektra) Baby Don't Waste My Time- Gladys Knight & The Pips (Expansion/ orig. Columbia LP) Oceans Of Love- Gwen Phlegm (John Phlegm) In The City- Jesse Gomez & SWB (Outta Sight) Stop- Broomfield Corporate Jam (AOTN/ orig. Mountain) Gettin' Down- Zingara (Wheel) You Bring Me Up- Jesus Wayne (Numero/ prev. unreleased) Taste Of Your Love- The Valentine Brothers (Boogie Back/ prev. unreleased) Love Everything About You- Oscar Perry (Jet Stream) I'm Gonna Miss Ya- Aaron Broomfield (AOTN/ prev. unreleased)
  4. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 9th November 2018 Part 1- Original -press 70s Dancers Love Goddess- Bobby Boyd (AOTN/ prev. Unissued) Brown Sugar- T.K Murray (Street Soul/ prev. unissued) Ain't That Something- Lyn Varnado (Hayley/ prev. unissued) Love Recipe- L.T. Davis (Sonic Wax/ prev. unissued) Living In The Shack- Chicago Piano "C" Red (Damn's) Funky Buttercup- The Chosen Few (Miami) Cookin'- Tortilla Factory (AOE/ orig. LP only) All Of Your Life- Shirley Nanette (Truth & Soul/ orig. LP only) Where Do You Go- Bobby Foster (Selectohits) Midnight Snack- Bobby Freeman (Touch) Starvin'- Winfield Parker (Spring/ prev. unissued) Your Momma Had A Baby- Street People (Kent/ prev. unissued) (Love Is My) Secret Weapon- Darrow Fletcher (Kent/ prev. unissued) Talk A Little Louder- Wales Wallace (BRC) Good Lovin'- Otis Clay (Elky) Really Really Love You- Cecil Parker (TEC)
  5. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 19th October 2018 Part 1- Mellow Grooves Loving You Is Mellow- Major Harris (Atlantic) Instant Love (Long Version)- Main Ingredient (RCA) Crazy About You- L.T. & The Soulful Dynamics (AOE/ orig. Solo) Love Walked Out- The Mist (Twinight) Hurts So Bad- Sounds of Time (Pro 7) Cystal Blue Persuasion- The Invincibles (Rampart) Brown Baby- Willie G & The Six Pak (Gordo) Maybe So Maybe No- New Holidays (Ocean of Tears/ orig. Westbound) Should I Take You Home- Sunny & The Sunliners (Big Crown/ orig. RPR) Love Can Be- The Saints (Wigwam) I've Got Another- Otis Brown & The Delights (Ole) Nice- Joe Akens (TF) You've Got A Woman- Lion (Numero/ orig. Philips)
  6. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 5th October 2018 Part 1- Northern Soul originals Your Gonna Need My Lovin'- ZZ Hill (Kent) Love Au-Go-Go- Bobby Copney (Tuff) Half A Man- Howard Tate (Verve) Crazy Things- Joseph Douglas (Pied Piper) I'll Do It For You- Carole Quinn (MGM) Just A Summer Memory- Jan Bradley (Chess) One In A Million- Mary Ford (Tower) I've Got My Baby Back- Lorraine Ellison (WB) Drown In My Own Tears- Queenie Lyons (DeLuxe) Last Minute Miracle- Linda Jones (45 Record Shack/ orig. Loma LP) Cry Myself To Sleep- Rhetta Hughes (45 Record Shack/ orig. Tetragrammaton LP) Get To Steppin'- Jackie Day (Modern) Your Love Can Save Me- The Marvelettes (Tamla-Motown/ orig. Tamla LP) Tell Me How To Forget A True Love- The Spinners (Tamla-Motown) You're So Indifferent To Me Now- The Ascots (Sundae Soul/ orig. Crazy Cajun LP) Easily Mislead- The Remarkables (Unitied Arts!) (My Eyes Have Seen) The Coming Of Your Love- Ron Kenoly (Unitied Arts!)
  7. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 28th September 2018 Part 1- Modern and Crossover Beautiful Day- Mell-O-Madnezz (R.S.P) I Need Love- Daybreak (Goldmine/ orig. Pap) I'm So Happy- Prince Phillip Mitchell (Outta Sight/ orig. Atlantic) Search For Tomorrow- Chain Reaction (Rain Or Shine/ orig. Blue Wave) Feeling Funky- Nubia (AOTN/ orig. Nubia) Do It With The Feeling- Ernest Baker (Grapevine/ orig. Blue Candle) Paying For Your Love- Chuck Stephens (Soul Junction/ orig. Leo Mini) What's Your Name- Leon Ware (Expansion/ orig. Fabulous) To Prove My Love- Ned Doheny (Expansion/ orig. CBS) Give Me Your Love- Sylvia Striplin (Expansion/ orig. Uno Melodic) Take Me I'm Yours- Mary Clark (Soul Brother/ orig. La Shawn) Reality- Ice (AOTN/ orig. Ice) Baby You're The One- Wynd Chymes (Lotus Land/ orig. Shakin') https://www.mixcloud.com/StephenT/modern-and-crossover-the-weekend-starts-here-with-stephen-t-28th-september-2018-part-1/ Part 2- New-Breed R&B Come Swim With Me- Little Ray (Faro) T.C.B (Taking Care Of Business)- Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford (Fire) Witchcraft- The Spiders (Collectables/ orig. Imperial) Don't You Just Know It- Huey 'Piano' Smith & The Clowns (Outta Sight R&B/ orig. Ace) I Get The Feelin'- Eli Lee (Outta Sight R&B/ orig. Redbug) Black Coffee- Little Johnny Clark (Sherwood) Oh Baby- Rudy Greene (Poncello) Somewhere Down The Line- Little Johnnie Taylor (Galaxy) Fannie Mae- Buster Brown (Melodisc) For You My Love- Paul Gayten (Argo) Confessin' The Blues- BB King (Kent) Yeah, Yeah (You Were Ever So Right)- Duke Stevens (Okeh) Sweet Thing- Billy Bland (London American Recordings) I'd Be A Fool- Sammy Turner (Quality) Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone- Hoagy Lands (Laurie) Walking My Dog- Dee Clark (Vee Jay) Jamie- Eddie Holland (American Pie/ orig. Motown) Turn Around And Face Me- Charlie Rich (Groove) Do You Want My Love- Scott Bros. [with] Art Haarris Orch. (N.Y. Skyline)
  8. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 14th September 2018 Part 1- 1960s Ballads Taste Of Soul- Bobby Sax (DePlace) I Can't Stand To See You Cry- Chuck Jackson (Kent/ unissued Wand) Have No Fear- Danny Boy Thomas (Groovy) A Thought- Sherlock Holmes (Brunswick) That's How Much (I Love You)- Eddie Houston (Capitol) I'm Confessin- Tyrone Davis (Hit Sound) Take Me Now- Harold Burrage (M-pac) A Flame In Your Heart- Otis Clay (One-derful) Consider Yourself- Stacy Johnson (Modern) You Really Didn't Mean It- Jill Harris (Capitol) Ain't I Worth A Dime- Lainie Hill (New Voice) That Man Of Mine- Jean & The Darlings (Volt) I Want To Thank You- Raelets (Tangerine) As Much Yours, As He Is Mine- Keanya Collins (ITCC) Let Me Down Easy- Alvin Robinson (Atco) So Long- Al Perkins (Atco) I Went One and Cried- Kip Anderson (Excello) Part 2- Deep Funk Instrumentals Blow In My Ear- Veriable Reluctance (Weed Beat/ orig. Pyramid, UK) Soul Thing- Sven Libaek & His Orch. (Votary/ orig. Southern LP) Ray's Blues- Ray Johnson (Silver) Funky Fox- Bob Marshall & The A/C's (Virtue) Those Things- Revised Brotherhood (Heard) Street Dance- The Fatback Band (Perception) Machine Shop pt1- Untouchable Machine Shop (Wavelength) Grits and Gravy (Ext. mono mix)- The Fame Gang (Fame) Sister Janie- Funk Inc. (Prestige) I Want You Back (Zulu & Richio B-Boy Re-edit)- Shirley Scott (Version Excursion) I Can't Get Next To You- Mongo Santamaria (Atlantic) Evil Ways- Sammy Spear (Juggernaut) Think- The Soul Searchers (Soul Brother/ orig. Sussex) Boogie 'N' Twist- Maceo & The Macks (People) Cross Bronx Expressway- Cross Bronx Expressway (Rocafort/ orig. Zell's) Explosion- Trust (Star Fox)
  9. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 7th September 2018 Part 1- Modern Soul Special Black Jack- Jack Ashford feat. Loreta Holloway (45 Record Shack) Teacherman- Barbara St Clair (Soul 7/ orig. Cross Eyed Bear) Do It To Me- Lonette McKee (Hamberg Soul Allnighter/ orig. Sussex) When We're Alone Tonight- Sandy Golden (Sonic Wax/ orig. Master Piece) Move Me No Mountain- Dionne Warwick (Expansion/ orig. WB) I Can't Move No Mountains- Margie Joseph (Expansion/ orig. Atlantic) Just Loving You- Tearra (Soul Junction/ orig. Midland) I'm So Glad (That I Met You)- The Fabulous Holidays (Soul Junction/ orig. Marathon) If You're In Need- Mystique (Expansion/ orig. Curtom) Rebirth- Coke Escovedo (Mercury) You Keep Coming Back- 100% Pure Poison (45 Record Shack/ orig. EMI) Since You Said You'd Be Mine- Lou Ragland (Outta Sight/ orig. WB) I'm Gonna Love You More- Richard Caiton (Grapevine/ orig. Malaco) A Man Can't Be A Man (Without A Woman)- Bill Coday (Grapevine/ orig. Epic) Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy- Don Gardner (Tramp LP/ orig. Mr G)
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    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    Great to be back on the radio on a Friday. This week was 60s week- hope you enjoy the recording if you couldn't join me live: The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 31st August 2018 Part 1- 60's Soul LP tracks You Don't Know Like I Know- Chuck Jackson (Marble arch/ orig. Wand) I'm A Poor Man's Son- Spencer Wiggins (Kent/ orig. Goldwax) The Thin- Dan Penn (Ace/ unissued Fame) Break Someone Else's Heart- Jeanette Jones (Kent/ unissued Golden State) You Gave Me Love- Bettye Swann (Kent/ unissued Money) The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game- Ella Fitzgerald (Reprise) Feeling Alright- Lulu (Atco) Might As Well Give Up- Janet Lee (Perfect Toy/ orig. ?) A Little Bit Of Soul- Aretha Franklin (CBS) Duck All Over The Town- Arlene Williams (Tramp/ orig. Musette) Take These Memories- The Creations (Virtue) What Did You Gain By That?- Kenard (Kent/ orig. Dore) Only A Lonely Man Would Know- Marvin Gaye (Tamla) I'm Gonna Make It- Pete Terrace (BGP LP/ orig. AS) Say You Love Me- Percy Mayfield (Outta Sight LP/ orig. 7 Arts) (If I Had) One Gold Piece- The Prophets (Horace's LP/ unissued Shrine) Woman- The Esquires (Bunky)
  11. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    The Weekend Starts Here show came back with a vengeance on Friday after a few weeks off due to having to work Fridays- I hope you find something to enjoy here: The Weekend Starts Here with Stephen T ~ 27th July 2018 Part 1- Rare Groove, Boogie and Disco Lovely Is She- Latoya Jackson (Raw/ orig. Polydor 12, 1980) Born To Hustle- Shadow (Elektra, 1981) 106 Shake Your Cheeks To The Beat- Van Jones (River Niger, 1981) 116 Something's Burning- O.T. Sykes (Fun City, 1981) 118 Don't Try To Change Me- Shalamar (Solar, 1982) 118 Continental Shuffle- Whispers (Solar, 1980) 117.5 It's Not The Same- Dazzle (Expansion/ orig. De-Lite, 1979) 117.5 Everybody Disco (Zaf '80s edit)- Timeless Legend (Love Vinyl/ orig. Dawn Light, 1979) 118 Destination- The Warriors (Expansion/ orig. Ensign 1982) 124 Switch It Baby- Switch (Total Experience, 1984) 127 Keep The Fire Burning- Gwen McCrae (Atlantic, 1982) 128 Tonight You and Me- Phylis Hyman (Arista, 1981) 116 Part 2- Northern Soul Sock It- Bobby Sax (DePlace) Don't Lie (Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye)- Sammy Taylor (Enjoy) Must I Hollar (Alt)- Jamo Thomas (Chess) Poor Dog (Who Can't Wag His Own Tail)- Little Richard (Okeh) Sock It To'Em Soul Brother- Bill Moss (Pama) Get Down With It- Bobby Marchan (Dial) Ain't No Good- Bobby Copney (Tuff)) Gonna Give Her All The Love I Got- Benny Gordon (Wand) I Need Your Love- Tim (Celtex) I'm Alive With A Lovin' Feeling- Spyder Turner (45 Record Shack/ orig. MGM LP) Yes I'm Back- Aesops Fables (Atco) Come On Home- The Four Tempos (Rampart) That's Why I Love You (Alt)- The Professionals (45 Record Shack/ unissued Groove City prod) Is It Love- 125th Street Candy Store (Uptite) I Finally Found A Woman- Timmy Willis (Jubilee) If That Ain't Loving You- Lee Charles (Revue) Surely- Bobby Shepherd (Hayley) Sweet Thing- Marvin Gaye (Tamla-Motown) Show Me The Way- JJ Barnes (Tamla-Motown)
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    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    Stephen T's Northern Soul Mix ~ July 2018 They'll Never Know Why- Freddie Chavez (Look) City Lights- Jerry Naylor (Kent/ orig. Curb) Baby Hang On- Maurice McAllister (Chess) It Hurts Me- Sammy Lee (Rampart) It Feels Good- Bobby Wilson (Volt) Look At You- The Props (Curr) Sweet and Lovely- The Del-Tours (Starville) Love Power- Stemmons Express (Wand) Steppin Down- Frederick Knight (Tramp/ orig. Maxine) Didn't Say A Word- Patti Austin (Columbia) Just Loving You- Ruby Andrews (Zodiac) It's Torture- Maxine Brown (Magical) Baby A Go-Go- Barbara McNair (Tamla-Motown) That's What He Told Me- Rose Batiste (Ric-Tic) I Need Some Loving- Margaret Little (Genebro) I've Gotta Get You Back- Mary Love (Modern) Takin' Care Of Business- Sarah James & The Soul Babies (Faro) Wait- Jeanette Nellis (Chess) Ain't No More Room- The Kittens (Chess) Loving You Is Something New- The Starlets (Chess) Please Stay- The Ivories (Wand)
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    Disco 45 (Streatham, SW16)

    Tonight all roads lead to the excellent Disco 45 at The Railway, 2 Greyhound Lane, Streatham, SW2 5SD from 8pm-1am where I'll be spinning crossover, modern, soulful house and rare groove dancers on 45s from the 1970s up to current. Free entry, so a no-brainer if you're in London. Near Streatham Common station- hope to see you! Tracks like these-- https://www.mixcloud.com/StephenT/stephen-ts-70s-soul-mix-14th-july-2018/
  14. Stephen T

    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    Tonight all roads lead to the excellent Disco 45 at The Railway, 2 Greyhound Lane, Streatham, SW2 5SD from 8pm-1am where I'll be spinning dancers from the 70s up to current. Free entry so a no brainer if you're in London. Near Streatham Common station- hope to see you! Stephen T's 70s Soul Mix ~ 14th July 2018 Get It On- Prophets of Peace (AOTN) Goin' To See My Baby- The Fatback Band (Perception) Some Kind Of Fool- The Barrons (Alithia) Destination Unknown- Chris Jones (Goodie Train) I'll Never Let You Break My Heart Again- Lyn Collins (People) Work To Do- The Main Ingredient (RCA) I Thank I Found That Girl- The Natural Four (45 Record Shack/ orig. Curtom LP) You're Something Kinda Mellow- Johnny Williams (Polydor) On The Real Ride (Demo take)- Larry Sanders (Real Side) Let 'Em In- Billy Paul (P.I.R) Let Your Soul On Fire- Jerry Washington (Excello) I Ain't Going Nowhere- Thelma Houston (Tamla-Motown) Can You Imagine That- Norma Jenkins (Desert Moon) I Didn't Take Your Man- Ann Peebles (Hi) Looking Ahead- The McCrary's (Portrait) Is This A Set Up- Pattie Brooks (Casablanca) Keep Shining- Roz Ryan (7th Galaxy) Now That I Found You- Leroy Hutson (Acid Jazz) Music Is The Only Way I Can Communicate (edit)- Shake (Soul Spectrum)
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    The Weekend Starts Here Show with audio

    Stephen T's Mellow Crossover mix ~ May 2018 This Man's Arms- Loleatta Holloway (Deep Soul) I'm A Woman Now- Dana Valery (Brunswick) Who Am I To Say- Aldora Britton (Decca) I Don't Care- Vivian Copeland (D'Oro) True Love Never Comes Easy- Mitty Collier (Peachtree) A Promise Is A Promise- Denise La Salle (Chess) He'll Wait On Me- Jan Bradley (Chess) Two Lovers History- Mary Wells (Jubilee) Sea Shell- Charmells (Volt) Another Man's Woman- The Electras (De-Lite) Bless You- The Fawns (TEC) Put A Hurtin On My Heart- The Herbs (Smoke) Being In Love- The Artistics (Brunswick) My Babe- Bull & The Matadors (Bigman) The Look On Your Face- The Magnetics feat. Johnny McKinney (Grapevine 2000) You Mean So Much To Me- Creations (Virtue) There Ain't A Thing You Can Do- Chuck Ray (Buddah) A Toast To You- Louis Curry (M-S) My Woman's Good To Me- George Benson (A&M) Don't Know What To Do- Darrell Banks (Ever-Soul/ orig. Volt LP) Lay It On Me Right Now- Na Allen (Ronn) Who Am I- Lou Johnson (Volt) Download- https://www.sendspace.com/file/3h6ik9


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