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Craig Charles is joined by saxophonist Maceo Parker, who has played with James Brown, George Clinton and Prince.

Craig's guest tonight is synonymous with funky music and is the go to saxophonist is the business, it's Maceo Parker.
Maceo has played with each and every leader of funk, his start with James Brown, he then jumped aboard the Mothership with George Clinton; and then there's his ongoing part in Prince's tours. He's the living, breathing pulse that connects the history of funk in one golden thread.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Shirley Bassey

    Spinning Wheel (DJ Spinna Remix)

    • Liberty EMI Records.
  • Maceo Parker


    • ESC.
  • King Bee

    Money Gone (Smoove Mix)

    • White.
  • St Germain

    Rose Rouge

    • Blue Note Records.
  • The Adam Coopers

    A Month Of Summers

    • LOA Records.
  • Edwin Starr

    25 Miles

    • Sony.
  • Gene Dudley Group featuring E

    Pearl Baby Pearl

    • Wah Wah 45s.
  • Ursula 1000

    Clap Your Hands (Renegades Of Jazz Mix)

    • Insect Queen Music.
  • Bill Withers

    Use Me (Live)

    • Sussex.
  • Mako And Bristow

    King Soul-O-Mine

    • Resense.
  • The New Mastersounds

    High & Wide

    • Legere.
  • Spinage au Trois

    • The Crusaders

      Street Life

      • UMG.
    • Al Green

      Let's Stay Together

      • Beechwood.
    • Marvin Gaye

      What's Going On

      • Tamla Motown.
  • Kiko Bun

    54-46 That's My Number

    • White.
  • Chanson

    Don’t Hold Back

    • Sunday Best.
  • Funk & Soul Years - 2000

    • Erykah Badu

      Bag Lady

      • ASCAP.
    • The Sugarman 3

      Soul Donkey

      • Desco.
    • Jill Scott


      • Hidden Beach Recordings.
  • Hot 8 Brass Band

    Sexual Healing

    • Tru Thoughts.
  • The Four Tops

    Walk With Me, Talk With Me Darling

    • Motown.
  • Parliament


    • Universal.
  • Maceo Parker Interview

    • Maceo Parker

      I Wanna Sing

      • Southbound.
    • Lou Ragland

      Since You Said You’d Be Mine

      • Numero Group.
  • The Haggis Horns

    Keep It Tight

    • Haggis Records.
  • Milk And Green

    Just Call Me

    • Nueva Onda Records.
  • Black Poetry Day Trunk Of Funk

    • The Sugarhill Gang

      Rapper's Delight

      • Global Television.
    • Dr. Horse

      Jack, That Cat Was Clean

      • Fire Records.
    • Gil Scott‐Heron

      "B" Movie

      • Arista.
    • Public Enemy

      Don't Believe The Hype

      • Def Jam.
  • Barbara Blow

    Throughout Your Precious Love (El Barrios DJ’s Recipe)

    • GAMM.
  • Dee Dee Warwick

    You Tore My Wall Down

    • Soul Junction.
  • Around The World In 80 Tunes

    • Trotter

      Is The Feeling (Umbro Mix)

      • Timewarp Records.
  • The Diplomats Of Sound featuring Incognito and Vanessa Haynes

    Sweet Power Your Embrace

    • Expansion.
  • Bobby Forrester

    Unkle Funky

    • Shout!.