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Neil Gits In The True Spirit …

12th June 2022
Posted by Neil Matthew

Well the Jubilee Weekend has been and gone and thankfully the weather was pretty good on the whole for the four day break. With A13 Annie having some rare time off work midweek, I decided to treat her to a day out and do something terribly, terribly English on the Thursday together to mark QEII’s big celebrations … and so it was that we found ourselves sitting by the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffolk, scoffing some of their world famous fish n chips – heaven !!

With the sunshine continuing and blue skies above, it seemed rude not to take the scenic route back through rural Essex, avoiding the chunk of the A12 from Colchester to Chelmsford and admiring some of the unspoilt scenery in places like Chappel, Ford Street, Earls Colne and Halstead where we took a break to do something else terribly English … eat a couple of ice creams to round off our chippy lunch earlier !

Yes, I am definitely something of a traditionalist really, I don’t embrace change easily and prefer to savour the tried and trusted aspects of life, especially when it comes to music ! So if you enjoy soul, jazz-funk & disco music from and inspired by the classic era of the 70s & 80s, free from pounding house beats, urban hip-hop rhythms, auto-tuned vocals and intrusive unnecessary raps join me in “Old Git World” on the radio this and every Monday night LIVE from 7-9 pm … and don’t forget this month we are on that new fangled DAB thingy too if that means anything to to you ! 😉

This Week’s Tunes – Monday 6th June 2022

Sherrick – Just Call

War – Cinco De Mayo

Caro B – You Can Be My Boo

Average White Band – Queen Of My Soul

KC & The Sunshine Band – Queen Of Clubs

Barry White – Oh Love, Well We Finally Made It

Whispers – Lady

Marc Staggers ft Brian Cunningham – You Make Me Feel

Bluenotes – Disco Explosion

Silver Convention – Get Up And Boogie

Brass Construction-Music Makes Me Feel Like Dancing

Cool Notes – Sound Of Summer

Shuya Okino feat Navasha Daya – Still In Love

Sugarhill Gang – The Lover In You

Kool & The Gang – Big Fun

Gary’s Gang – Keep On Dancing

Gianna – Maybe I Can Be

Johnny James ft Sangindiva – Foolish Heart

Steve Winwood feat Des’ree – Plenty Lovin’

Christopher Williams – Fine As Gold

Hamilton Bohannon – Foot Stompin’ Music

The Biz – Falling

Feel free to get in touch with your soulful request or just for a mention on the show – post on “The Old Gits Soul Show” page on Facebook or message me personally via e-mail: [email protected]

The Old Gits Soul Show is on Gateway 97.8FM in Basildon & East Thurrock and also around the world via www.gateway978.com , as well as on your smart speaker or your phone, from 7pm–9pm every Monday, repeated on Saturday evening from 5pm–7pm … plus you can hear it again anytime you like via the “Listen Again” button on the Gateway website – search “Cool Soul” !