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New Soul Sunday’s Playlist for May 3, 2015

We’re running the gamut of soul, funk, hip-hop, and electronica In 30 mins on ‪#‎NewSoulSunday‬, with the help of artists like Earth, Wind & Fire, Bill Withers, Ledisi, and Macy Gray as we’ll continue our preview of Hiatus Kiayote’s contender for album of the year, “Choose Your Weapon” while reviewing artists that may have influenced the groups members. We’ll continue soliciting your choices for great spring and summertime songs while enjoying the sunshine musically, and help you “find a way” through a few tracks that inspire a sense of direction. It all goes down at 5p, every Sunday on 101.9 WDET-FM.

Song Artist Album
Just Ain't Gonna Work Out Mayer Hawthorne Just Ain't Gonna Work Out
Turn It Up (Us3 Jazz Remix) Us3 Turn It Up
Suppose You Like Me Earth, Wind & Fire The Promise
Love No Limit Mary J. Blige The Tour
Runnin' Ledisi Turn Me Loose
Molasses Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Stay With Me (Lady of My Life) Michael Jackson/Tall Black Guy Tall Black Guy vs Michael Jackson
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
You Are The Sunshine Macy Gray Talking Book
Sunshine Ruth Koleva Within Whispers
Sunshine Nikki Jean
Sunshine (Fireflies) Jae Franklin
LA Sunshine Sylvia Robinson
Rock The Stage (Rock With You) Michael Jackson/Tall Black Guy Tall Black Guy vs Michael Jackson
Ghetto India.Arie Testimony: Vol 2, Love & Politics
I Believe In You Amp Fiddler/Sly & Robbie Inspiration Information
The Same Thing Sly & The Family Stone
Tabou (Roots Remix) Les Nubians Princesses Nubiennes
Song Artist Album
Player's Anthem Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem
We Know Talib Kweli/Faith Evans The Beautiful Struggle
Simple India.Arie Acoustic Soul
I Guess Omar Best By Far
Hold On Freddie Joachim Dusted
If You Want To Dwele ...Sketches of a Man
Shaolin Monk Motherfunk Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
These Walls Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly
Canary Dreams Akua Naru/Cody ChesnuTT The Miner's Canary
Really Love D'Angelo & The Vanguard Black Messiah
Longer and Stronger Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings For Colored Girls
Action (Instrumental) Black Milk Popular Demand (Instrumentals)
Find A Way A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement
Find A Way Dwele Subject
Find A Way Goapele Change It All
Find My Way To Love Jaspects/Chantae Cann The Polkadotted Stripe
Callipygian Abnormal Speaking In Midi
Song Artist Album
Wake Up In Another Life (Instrumental) Nicolay City Lights, Vol. 2: Shibuya
I Don't Need It Faith Evans The First Lady
More Than Amp Fiddler Basementality 2
Ready Set Go (AD Bourke Remix) Replife The Boogie, Vol 2
Fittin' In Solillaquists of Sound No More Heroes
Things I Don't Mean Tweet/Missy Elliot It's Me Again
Whatever You Wanna Do Om'mas Keith City Pulse Instrumentals
People Make The World Go 'Round The Stylistics People Make The World Go 'Round
Far Away Kindred the Family Soul Surrender to Love
Summer In The City Incognito Bees + Things + Flowers
Sunning In The Loveshine Donald Byrd Thank You For FUML
Spring High Ramsey Lewis
I Thought It Was You Herbie Hancock Sunlight
Rock With You (Opolopo Remix) Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Opolopo Remixes

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Aired on: Soul Saturday
About the Author

Nick Austin

Host, Soul Saturday

Host of New Soul Sunday merging genres like soul and hip-hop with electronica and funk into a rich tapestry of sound that is uniquely Detroit.

naustin@wdet.org   Follow @nickaustinwdet

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