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Shuggie Otis in conversation

3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 December 2012

This week's show features an interview with psychedelic soul legend, Shuggie Otis. It was recorded earlier this month when Shuggie was in London ahead of his first comeback gig.

The two discuss his groundbreaking Inspiration Information album, as well as the forthcoming Wings of Love project, which includes a number of never-heard-before tracks produced between 1975 and 1990.

The Do Over is a Shuggie Otis special as well, connecting him with Outkast and The Brothers Johnson.

The Significant Album this week is from jazz drummer Pete La Roca who passed away last month, and Album Of The Week comes from Brazilian guitarist Lucas Santtana.

Plus, there is new music from Jay Electronica, Big Boi and the Heliocentrics, alongside some old classics from Celia, Common and King Curtis.

Music Played

43 items
  • Image for DJ Day

    DJ Day We Love


  • Image for Eric Framond

    Eric Framond Hysterie

    Editions Montparnasse

  • Image for Khan & Brigette Fontaine

    Khan & Brigette Fontaine Fine Mouche (Dop Remix)

    I'm Single Records

  • Trio De Cajon Carnaval De Mi Barrio (No Horizons Remix)

    Desmo Records

  • Album Of The Week

  • Image for Sexy Fi

    Sexy Fi Loro On Loro

    Far Out

  • Image for Celia

    Celia Na Boca Do Sol


  • The Do Over

  • Image for BJ Smith

    BJ Smith Umi Says

    NuNorthern Soul

  • Image for Valerie June

    Valerie June Workin Woman Blues

    Sunday Best

  • Image for Romare

    Romare Hey Now

    When I Give You All My Loving

  • Bobby Womack On Saxophones

  • Significant Record - Pete La Roca's Turkish Women At The Bath

  • Image for Eldee Young

    Eldee Young Mr Kicks


  • Album Of The Week

  • Image for D Prosper & Jay Electronica

    D Prosper & Jay Electronica Atom Anthem


  • Image for Insomniax

    Insomniax Oh she Falls (Swede Art Remix)

    Earnest Endeavours

  • Image for Flume

    Flume What You Need

    Future Classic

  • Image for Roseaux feat. Aloe Blacc

    Roseaux feat. Aloe Blacc Missing You

    tôt Ou tard

  • Image for London Grammar

    London Grammar Hey Now


  • Image for Ry & Frank Wiedemann

    Ry & Frank Wiedemann Howling

    Ame Remix

  • Image for Q Tip Feat. Norah Jones

    Q Tip Feat. Norah Jones Life Is Better

    Universal Motown

  • Shuggie Otis In Conversations Part 1: Intro & Inspiration Information

  • Image for Virgin Minds

    Virgin Minds Better Girl


  • Significant Record - Pete La Roca's Turkish Women At The Bath

  • Image for Philip Owusu

    Philip Owusu Goodnight


  • Album Of The Week

    • Image for Lucas Santtana - Lucas Santtana

      Lucas Santtana - Lucas Santtana O Deus Que Devasta Mas Tambem Cura

      Mais Um Discos

  • Image for Swindle

    Swindle Mischief

    Deep Medhi

  • Image for Typesun

    Typesun The PL (Root Elevation

  • Image for Solomun

    Solomun Kackvogel

    Watergate Records

  • Image for Heliocentrics

    Heliocentrics Collateral Damage

    Now Again

  • Shuggie Otis In Conversations Part 2: Wings Of Love

    • Untitled

      Shuggie Otis –Trying To Get Close To You (1976) (Epic)

    • Image for Shuggie Otis

      Shuggie Otis Walking Down The Country (1977)


    • Image for Shuggie Otis

      Shuggie Otis Doin What's Right (1975)


    • Image for Shuggie Otis

      Shuggie Otis Fawn (1987)


  • Image for Big Boi

    Big Boi Objectum Sexuality

    Purple Ribbon/Def Jam Recordings

  • Image for Common

    Common New Wave

    MCA Records

  • Image for Ted Picou Quartet

    Ted Picou Quartet Sleepwalker



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