Jay Smooth’s Holiday Survival Mix

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As the yuletide onslaught begins in earnest, here’s a special mix I made for some friends last week, to help you stay in/and or survive admidst the holiday spirit! And if you enjoy the funk you can also check out my mixes for Colorlines.

Track list:

King Stitt intro
Aretha Franklin – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (Live in Paris)
Erykah Badu – Soldier
Donny Hathaway – This Christmas
Shad – Fam Jam
Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin
Ernie Hines – Straighten It Out
Sly & The Family Stone – Loose Booty
Clarence Carter – Backdoor Santa
James Brown – Soulful Christmas
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin
LL Cool J – Jingling Baby (Remixed But Still Jingling)
Central Line – Walking Into Sunshine
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers – Bustin Loose
The Roots – Thought At Work
T.S. Monk – Bon Bon Vie
James Brown – Get On The Good Foot
Antibalas – Che Che Cole Makossa
Ray Barretto – Right On
tUnE-yArDs – You Yes You
Kid Creole and the Coconuts – Endicott
The Clash – This Is Radio Clash
Prince – Party Up
Little Brother – Make Me Hot
Janelle Monae – We Were Rock and Roll
Disclosure – You & Me
Kelela – Do It Again (drums)
Jackson 5 – I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (acapella)
Nelson Padron feat. Paquito Hechavarria – Algo Sabroso
Common- The Corner (instrumental)
Jackson 5 – Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (acapella)
Vince Guaraldi Trio – Linus and Lucy
Pharrell – Happy
Marvin Gaye – Ain’t That Peculiar
Sister Nancy – Bam Bam
Jah Mason – Princess Gone
Jacob Miller – All I Want for Ismas
Damian Marley – Welcome to Jamrock
Blondie – One Way or Another
Jay Z – Dirt Off Your Shoulder
Ray Barretto – Acid

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