Options Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins: Playlist from January 28, 2020 Options

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Soundtrack music from the first silent forward. If it was written for the moving image, we'll play it. Library music included; popcorn optional.

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Options January 28, 2020: JASON CHARLES (Disco / Funk Soundtrack Set)
Jason Charles joins Morricone Island to spin an hour-long set of disco and funk soundtracks. Jason is the chief content producer/program director of the JasonCharles.Net DJ Podcast Network which includes DJ sets, interviews, talk shows, international arts and cultural reporting and commentary, and scripted audio drama.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Images Approx. start time
Vernon Burch  Changes   Options Report To The Commissioner  United Artists  1975 
0:00:00 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Giorgio Dream 

Hollywood Dreams (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options





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Weldon Irvine/Blood Hollins  Honey Baby Theme (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Honey Baby, Honey Baby  RCA  1975 
0:10:30 (Pop‑up)
Solomon Burke  Get Up And Do Something For Yourself (Cool Breeze Theme) (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Cool Breeze  MGM  1972 
0:14:27 (Pop‑up)
Barry White  Theme from Together Brothers (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Together Brothers  20th Century Fox  1974 
0:18:10 (Pop‑up)
Sammy Davis Jr.  Theme From Baretta (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Baretta 45”  Phillips NL  1976 
0:20:59 (Pop‑up)
Jimmie Haskell  Train Stuff (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Joy Ride  United Artists  1976 
0:23:24 (Pop‑up)
Rhythm Heritage  Theme From Lipstick (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Last Night On Earth 45  ABC  1977 
0:25:41 (Pop‑up)
Michael Kamen/Tasha Thomas  Stay With Me (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options The Next Man  Buddha  1976 
0:29:08 (Pop‑up)
David Shire  Go For It (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Fast Break  Motown  1979 
0:35:19 (Pop‑up)
DC LaRue  Don't Keep It In The Shadows (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options The Tea Dance  Pyramid  1976 
0:37:33 (Pop‑up)
Jermaine Jackson  Erucu (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Mahogany  Motown  1976 
0:39:50 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Phillip Lambro 

Murph The Surf (Dance Rock) (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options

Murph The Surf 




0:41:08 (Pop‑up)
Giorgio Moroder  Night Drive (Edit) (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options American Gigolo  Polydor  1980 
0:46:40 (Pop‑up)
Shawn Lee  Glass House (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Bully  Ultra  2006 
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Music behind DJ:
David Holmes 

Rip Rip OR Foley Part 2 (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options

Out Of Sight 




0:54:06 (Pop‑up)
Billy Preston  The Split Theme (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options The Split  MGM  1968 
0:56:36 (Pop‑up)
Craig Robinson  Like I Should (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Dolemite Is My Name  Milan  2019 
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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:00pm ultradamno:

Bring on the funk
  7:02pm Martinibomb:

Helloooo Devon hey there Ultradamno!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:03pm ultradamno:

Hi mb
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm mariano:

Hi Devon, hi ultradamno, Martinibomb, everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm mariano:

And common!
Avatar 7:06pm slugluv1313:

hiya Devon!
and mariano, common, Martinibomb, ultradamno, everyone!
  7:07pm Martinibomb:

Ungawa! Mariano
Avatar 7:07pm slugluv1313:

  7:09pm Martinibomb:

oooh yeah I've seen Foxes classic
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:14pm ultradamno:

Foxes, one of the first of the girl gang of four movies (others include The Craft and Foxfire)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:15pm ultradamno:

Oh, there were five in Foxfire...that's too many.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm chris:

digging the selections! thanks, Jason. thanks, Devon, as well, of course. :)
Avatar 7:18pm Fox:

Goddamn, that Barry White was tremendous!
  7:20pm queems:

come on ride the train come ride it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm mariano:

Heya slugluv - Chris, Fox, and queems too!
  7:21pm BH:

missed opportunity by me to not play "C'mon Ride the Train" on headphones while riding on Amtrak
  7:21pm P-90:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm chris:

hey, mariano!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Rich in Washington:

The eye-rony of Sammy Davis Jr. singing Eye on the Sparrow.
  7:22pm queems:

i played the jock jams version this morning on my phome
  7:22pm queems:

hey mariano!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:24pm ultradamno:

..or the irony of singing about not doing the crime if you can't do the time for a show starring Robert Blake. And that's the name of that tune
  7:24pm P-90:

Featuring sidekick Fred, the cockatoo. Now 105 years old and entertaining kids at the San Diego Zoo.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:26pm ultradamno:

Well, this Haskell track is just a little hustler.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm mariano:

ultradamno: I'd like to hear that Baretta track with Blake's voice from Lost Highway superimposed.
Avatar 7:40pm slugluv1313:

@ ultradamno -- right? i remember all the Baretta jokes when Blake was on trial!
Foxes is awesome -- being a diehard Runaways fan, i saw it when it was released -- still great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:42pm common:

Great stuff
  7:43pm JakeGould:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm mariano:

Wait what now? They were gonna give Chinatown a funk soundtrack? I'm sure I heard that wrong, lol! Apparently though Paramount, to save on costs, wanted the Godfather to be set in 70s Kansas City, with a "contemporary" soundtrack, with Laurence Olivier as the Don and Robert Redford as Michael.
Avatar 7:56pm slugluv1313:

amazing sounds!
thanks so much, Devon and Jason!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm mariano:

Thanks, great show!
  8:00pm P-90:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm Rich in Washington:

I have the sole record that Robert Blake's wife made and MAN does it stink. It might be one of the worst pieces of wax I've heard outside of The Shaggs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm Rich in Washington:

Great show, Devin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18am Devon E. Levins:

Thanks for listening, All! I was trying to say that Phillip Lambro wrote the original score to Chinatown but it was rejected and replaced with the Jerry Goldsmith we all now know and love. His unused score is out there and is great as well. Perseverance Records put it out about 15 years ago. His "Crypt of the Living Dead" score is great too.
  4:19pm Mark in Toronto:

Joyride a standard AIP-type exploitation movie from 1977. It is not Canadian. Filmed in Washington state and (possibly) Alaska, set in Alaska. Starring Melanie Griffith, Robert Carradine and I believe Desi Arnez Jr.
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