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Neil Gits One More Show In !

19th December 2015
Posted by Neil Matthew

Good grief ! Where did that year go ? Suddenly I found myself presenting my last “normal” show of 2015 – and it wasn’t that normal either, with quite a few surprise selections that I hope you enjoyed, or will enjoy if you tune in to the repeat play today (Saturday) at 5pm. I included two Xmas songs, some 80s New Jack Swing, a recent release by a 70s & 80s funk legend, the original version of an RnB classic, my shortest ever Tasty 12″ with a nice jazzy kick on the end, six cuts off vinyl and a little Xmas present from Luther at the end as a thank you for listening each week !

Take a look at the full playlist below to see if anything takes your fancy and have a listen ! Next week I will be revisiting some of the fabulous old vinyl singles and album cuts I re-discovered over the last year on “The Old Gits Best Bits” , then on Monday 28th December it’s another special show “The New Gits Soul Show” with two hours of some of the fantastic new soul & jazz-funk that has come my way in 2015 – it has been an ncredible year for fresh quality music as you will hear ! Both shows will be live as usual, so i look forward to plenty of comments and feedback via email, text and good old Facebook at “The Old Gits Soul Show” page.


Merry Xmas to every lovely one of you who has listened in 2015 !

Neil x

This Week’s Tunes

Whispers – Rock Steady
Norma Jean – Saturday
Stephanie Mills – Never Knew Love Like This Before
Supremes – Baby Love
Earth Wind & Fire – Fall In Love With Me
Santa & The Sweet Rhythms band – Christmas Cheer
Luther Vandross – Every Year, Every Xmas
Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness
Randy Muller feat Soul Biscuits – Come As You Are
Hamilton Bohannon – Let’s Start The Dance
Ritchie Family – Best Disco In Town
Bubba – I Like Your Style
Gerald Albright – King Boulevard
Chris Kenner – Land Of 1000 Dances
Deniece Williams – That’s What Friends Are For
Chairmen Of The Board – You Got Me Dangling On A String
SouLutions – Love Of A Good Man
Angie Stone – 2 Bad Habits (Original Version)
Rose Royce – Ooh Boy
Jerry Williams Jr – If You Ask Me (Because I Love You)
Fatback Band – Goin’ To See My Baby
Vesta Williams – Once Bitten Twice Shy
Luther Vandross – Glow Of Love (Live At Radio City Music Hall)

The Gigs

The “Recommended Old Gits Nights Out” listings will return in January, please see previous blogs to look for any info on events that may still be to come this year and check with the venue / DJ for entry availability. Keep the info coming to me though !

Do you know of any soulful, jazzy, funky gigs taking place in 2016 ? Let me know the details whether you are a DJ or a punter and I can spread the word to fellow “Old Gits” in this space !

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The Old Gits Soul Show is on Gateway 97.8 in Basildon & East Thurrock and also around the world via from 7pm – 9pm every Monday – plus you can catch it again Saturday evening from 5pm – 7pm