• 01:50

    Funkin' on a friday nite

    in Music

    Let's start the weekend with some funky music like we used to do back in tha' day! So once again, it's time to movebthat coffee table and get your groove on. Welcome to The House of Funk! By the way.... The Hennessy is in the kitchen and the seagrams in the fridge!


     

  • 01:18

    LOTL The Comfort Zone Presents David Pic Conley Of platinum R&B group Surface

    in Entertainment

    David Pic Conley is the founding member of the platinum R&B recording group Surface. Born in NJ, David started his career after graduating high school when he moved to Los Angeles. David was a member of Port Authority and Mandrill before forming Surface. When Conley became the founder of the Multi-Platinum Soul/R&B group Surface in 1983 the original group consisted of Conley and Karen Copeland. Townsend collaborated by writing and producing. In that same year Surface released their debut single, Falling in Love performed by Copeland, which peaked at #84 on Billboard's Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 4 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #67 on the U.K. Singles chart. In addition Surface recorded 2 more singles with her; When Your Ex Wants You Back and Stop Holding Back. After Copeland left the group in 1984 Bernard Jackson and David Townsend replaced her by becoming the Surface we know today. More success came in 1985 when Conley became a staff writer for Screen Gems BMI. Shortly after in 1986 Surface landed a record deal with Columbia leading them to release their debut album in 1987. The album peaked at #55 on the Billboard 200 and #11 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart. In 1989, Surface released their sophomore album, 2nd Wave which peaked at #56 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart. The album was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The single Shower Me With Your Love peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, #3 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, and became Surface's second #1 R&B hit, topping Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart for a week in July of 1989, staying on the chart for 20 weeks. 
    In addition to Conley’s long and accomplished career with Surface he has written and produced songs for some of the greatest artists of yesterday and today. Some include; Aretha Franklin’s Grammy nomination title track What You See Is What You Sweat.

  • 03:16

    Iron Butterfly Keyboardist & Vocalist Larry Rust Giving Back With His Music

    in Entertainment

    Thursday on the Brian The Hammer Show we welcome a legendary Musician to the show:


    -Larry Rust, Keyboardist & Vocalist with Iron Butterfly, Program Director & DJ SRrockingpop.com, Studio Owner, Arranger, Composer, Producer. In addition to his work with the legendary band Iron Butterfly Larry has also worked in studio with Chicago/CBS Records, REO Speedwagon/Epic-CBS Records, Stevie Wonder/Motown, Larry Carlton/Warner Bros, George Howard/GRP Records, Sacred Fire/Turn-Starsong Records, David Teems/The Calling/Ascension Records, David & The Giants/Word & Giant Rec, Mothers Finest/Capitol Records, Mark Lindsay/Independent, Geoff McBride/Arista Records, Kevin Kendricks/A&M, Kellye Huff/Giant, Mylon LeFevre/Starsong, Kaycee Grogan/Columbia-Sony, Kabanya Spears/MCA, Lafeyette Reed/Tony Mercedes Records, Bob Welch/Capitol, Warren Zevon/Elekrtra Asylum, Neil Larson/Warner Bros, Mandrill/Arista, Kansas/CBS Records, LaCosta Tucker/Capitol, Devin Payne/Casablanca, Slamm Jones/Independent, LA Dre/Independent, Leslie Phillips/Word, Bennie Hester/Word, Tammy Gunden/Home Sweet Home.


    Larry will be here to promote his Music, Radio Shows and his Benefit Tours for Abused Women & Children Shelters & Sex Traffic Abuse Victims Shelters


    Join us LIVE at 9am pacific - 12pm eastern time


    Sponsored by:


    -Max Ivey, Midway Marketplace, Helping people Buy, Sell and Trade New & Used Amusement, Concession and Confection Equipment. Free Appraisals


    -Mirthell Bazemore, Author of the House of Elliott series & On The Backburner and soon to come The Daughters & Spirit of Harriet

  • 01:01

    Ghetto Songbird/ I Am Indi

    in Music

    Ghetto Song Bird will be Joining Lamont in the Studio talking about her career an the music Biz.There’s an Electric Ladybird flying coast to coast through modern day psychedelic clouds landing upon head banging clubs, juke style bars,finger snapping cafes, Woodstock like festivals, making college students scream with a stadium state of mind concert born each time this goddess of rock-n-roll by the name of Ghettosongbird rises like a phoenix on stage with her Roxsploitation Band. The sexy, bohemian, North Philadelphian singer/songwriter/guitarist started singing,playing piano by ear and writing poetry locked in her room while her siblings played outside. Raised on her Mama’s old LPs & livingroom jams, she was inspired to perform in talent shows to try out new songs. When Ghettosongbird picked up the guitar by ear she flew right into the open mic scene and began jamming with musicians who played with legends like Jimi Hendrix, Little Richard, Chaka Khan, Tupac, New Birth, and Fishbone to name a hand full, that grew her chops as a guitarist & bassist. GSB is influenced by Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, P-Funk, Led Zepplin, Mandrill, Santana, The Doors, The Bar-Kays, Sly & The FamilyStone, Earth Wind & Fire, Wah-Wah Watson, Prince, Lenny Kravitz, & any exotic sound she could wrap her ears around.
    Ghettosongbird has played legendary NYC stages such as CBGB’s, The Bitter End, Snitch, Wicked Willy’s, 106&Park, Apollo Theater, Cafe Wha, The Village Underground, M1-5, Ashford & Simpson Suga Bar, ect., The World Famous Whisky A Go-Go & The Gaslite (with Rosa Lee Brooks who wrote & recorded with Jimi Hendrix) in L.A.,

  • 00:46

    Gloria Dulan-Wilson stops by to Discuss New York Politics

    in Current Events

    Today's guest wil be famous New York City journalist and buffalo bullet columnist Gloria Dulan Wilson sitting in the world-famous Sylvia's Restaurant. We are priviledged to have such a luminary as she discusses her work, New York politics, the loss of the two most important men in her life; her late husband Lou Wilson-a member of the progressive rock and funk band Mandrill-and local New York activist Jitu Weusi, whom is the subject of her latest column on her blog.
    Dulan-Wilson will also sum-up her history with Mandrill and her views on some current events such as the recent passing of young Malcolm Shabazz, and Tawana Brawley's ongoing case. As always the host is veteran syndicated columnist Chris Stevenson.

  • 01:31

    INDIE REVIEW RADIO/ SOUL /Indie Artist

    in Entertainment

    Born Malik Boyd, into a musical family nestled in the outskirts of Philadelphia, Soul would sneak downstairs in the middle of the night to listen to his father’s 12” records. Although knowing this was forbidden by his mother, Soul spent countless nights soaking in the musical styles of Mandrill, WAR, Marvin Gaye, and Issac Hayes. Although these aural lessons did not immediate manifest anything in his life, it would become part of the foundation for his destiny. Soul got his music feet wet, singing on just about every choir his church had.  However, the church was very strict, opting not to use any other instruments than a piano and organ. As the 1st semester of college passed, Soul felt something changing in his life. The choice to listen to this inner voice would drive Soul from college to New York, with very little money and a quest to complete the dream of becoming a singer. Job after job, opportunity and opportunity, label meeting after label meeting, the quest showed signs of promise, but ultimately would lead to disappointment. That luck changed when Soul met Kool (of Kool and the Gang), and after that meeting, Soul walked out with a new manager and a new vision. He began working with Kool and recording in the studio. While this union was short lived, it catapulted Soul into working and recording with some of the music industry’s top producers. Soul also started an open mic venue “Philly Unplugged”, which ran weekly for 7 yrs. That vision gave way to opportunities that allowed unsigned artists to perform on the same stage as artists like Floetry, Jeff Bradshaw,Teddy Riley, while creating a buzz that would allow Soul to perform on various stages across the country. Soul moved to LA went out and built a studio in his home and learned how to produce records & melodies into song. He was the 1st music artist to make a transition to become Pres. of the Philly Young Democrats & lead youth in community service.

  • 03:01

    Entrepreneur Fred Foster & Musician Gene McBride

    in Dreams

    Join soon to be author  “The Hammer”, a former  NCAA National Football champion Miami Hurricane, successful entrepreneur, fitness professional, seminar leader, national keynote speaker, corporate trainer in South Florida and then in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for nearly three decades. FRED FOSTER answers questions many Americans are discussing in living rooms and dining rooms across the country. With jobs scarce and the market flooded with people seeking employment...
    How do I provide a comfortable lifestyle for me and my family and prepare for retirement? I can't find a job what do I do? Your answer is much closer than you think and once it's made clear to you your belief of being successful will explode. You can begin getting paid what you're worth in days not years! Call in and Fred will give away 3 "FREE " admissions to his upcoming seminar. Your comments and questions are welcome.  GENE McBRIDE has performed as a lead singer with Art Sherrod, Jr., The Clones of Funk, Patti LaBelle, Phyllis Hyman, Bootsy Collins, Mandrill, Chuck Brown and George Clinton. He will be performing LIVE with "IN  GRATITUDE" his critically acclaimed 14 piece "Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band" at Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis, Friday July 13.

     

  • 02:50

    Soul Tree Radio - In The Raw! (Special Edition)

    in Sports

    SOULTREERADIO - IN THE RAW!
    In celebration of Black Music Month, Soultreeradio presents a special "Beggars Banquet"  - a salute to the Sexy Soul groups artists and producers we feel should be in The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame...
    Join DJ Hunnycomb (Michael - Louis Ingram) this Sunday at 9pm - 11pm EST 6-8PST in this special Love to Love Music for Lovers Edition! The call in # is 718 - 508 - 9216 and we will take requests on line and from the chat room.
    In our ongiong celebration of Black Music Month We will also speak on the petition presented on our Facebook page as well as former MANDRILL drummer/vocals performer Neftali Santiago - to have you throw your two cents in the pot and put MANDRILL and others in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and among music's greats (where they belong)...
    Come sit with us under The Tree tomorrow night - no knee pads necessary beggin' will on the menu!!!
    and don't forget to check out SoultreeRadio - In The Raw on Facebook!
     

  • 02:50

    Soul Tree Radio - In The Raw! (Special Edition)

    in Sports

    SOULTREERADIO - IN THE RAW!
    In celebration of Black Music Month, Soultreeradio presents a special "Beggars Banquet"  - a salute to the Sexy Soul groups artists and producers we feel should be in The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame...
    Join DJ Hunnycomb (Michael - Louis Ingram) this Sunday at 9pm - 11pm EST 6-8PST in this special Love to Love Music for Lovers Edition! The call in # is 718 - 508 - 9216 and we will take requests on line and from the chat room.
    We will also speak on the petition presented on our Facebook page as well as MANDRILL drummer/vocals performer Neftali Santiago to have you throw your two cents in the pot and put MANDRILL in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and among music's greats (where they belong)...
    Come sit with us under The Tree tomorrow night - no knee pads necessary beggin' will on the menu!!!
    and don't forget to check out SoultreeRadio - In The Raw on Facebook!
     

  • 02:26

    Soul Tree Radio - In The Raw! (Hump Day Special Edition)

    in Sports

    It's Soul Tree Radio - In The Raw! With myself Michael - Louis Ingram (aka DJ Hunnycomb) live this Wednesday from 9-11PM EST/6-8PM ; the discourse will continue on our Saturday show and "The Gray Leopard Cove" with Gary Norris Gray at 4 - 5:30 PM EST/1- 2:30PM PST.
    On this Edition of The Tree: Law & Order?: The Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Trial begins in earnest as the judge puts victims out on Front Street; wun Magazine CEO Rhonda Harper presents an update from Missouri on The Leclede Incident; Turntable One: Playoffs - The LA Kings are crowned; LeBron James and the Miami Heat play for one;
    Turntable Two: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; In Our Celebration of Black Music Month, we make the case for those for artists, producers, etc who deserve recognition.
    From our "Downloads" Department: our latest post "JWB - Jubilation While Black" as well as other topics to throw in the pot! ON SATURDAY'S SHOW - OUR ENTIRE SHOW WILL BE DEVOTED TO BLACK MUSIC MONTH; WITH OUR SPECIAL GUEST, MR. NEFTALI SANTIAGO FROM MANDRILL; WE WILL SPEAK ON THE IMPETUS OF FUNK IN MODERN CULTURE AND THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME AS HE MAKES THE CASE FOR MANDRILL'S INDUCTION! SATURDAY @2:00- 4:00 PM EST - DON'T YOU DARE MISS IT; FEEL FREE TO JUMP IN VIA OUR CHAT ROOM...
    Plus our "Riffs" sections and special guests/SoulTreeRadio Family:  the call in number is 718 - 508 - 9216. all shows are saved so the playback can be accessed in its entirety at your leisure by going to www.blogtalkradio.com. Type Soul Tree Radio in the search box, and that will bring up all previous shows.
    Check us out on FACEBOOK (Soul Tree Radio - In The Raw)!

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