In our ongoing series of Black History Month shows, this week we focus on music from the year 1974. Then a bit of hip hop and beats to round out the show.

The Beat Diet, February 22nd 2024 (mp3 -137Mb)

artist – name

Billy Cobham – Heather
Bill Withers – Make a Smile for Me
Ann Peebles – I Can’t Stand The Rain
Bobby Bland – Ain’t no Love in the Heart of The City
Gladys Knight – Midnight Train to Georgia
William De Vaughn – Be Thankful For What You’ve Got
Kool & The Gang – Summer Madness
Roberta Flack – Feel Like Makin’ Love
James Brown – Papa Don’t Take No Mess
Fred Wesley & The J.B.’s – Damn Right I Am Somebody
Rufus & Chaka Khan – You Got The Love
B.T. Express – Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied)
George McCrae – Rock Your Baby
Bobbi Humphrey – Harlem River Drive
Bobbi Humphrey – Jasper Country Man
Ohio Players – What’s Going On
Ohio Players – Skin Tight
Average White Band – Person To Person
Barry White and The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Can’t Get Enough of Your Love
Patti LaBelle – Lady Marmalade
MFSB – TSOP (the sound of philadelphia)
Isaac Hayes – Pursuit Of The Pimpmobile
Bob Marley – Lively Up Yourself
Toots & The Maytals – 54-46 Was My Number
Toots and the Maytals – Take Me Home
U-Roy – Tom Drunk

Talib Kweli – Fortified Live (feat. Yasiin Bey & Mr. Man)
Yasiin Gaye – Inner City Travellin’ Man
Infinite P aka I.Peezy – Travellin’ Man Remix Instrumental
Rel McCoy and Brotha Soul are The Extras – How It Goes
Dubmatix – Salute ft JMan
Sum-01 x LXVNDR – Girls Step Up (MiLKCRATE Soul Shot Remix)
Black Milk – Downs Got Up
Domi & JD Beck – Smile
Deadly Avenger – In Pursuit of the Pimp Mobile
DJ Cam – Free Your Turntable and Your Scratch will Follow
The Cinematic Orchestra – Channel 1 Suite
Photek – Into The 90’s
Dockta Valkus – Loungin at Luna