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Box Of Delights Ep 96 11/01/2022

Box Of Delights Ep 96 11/01/2022

January 11, 2022

The first show of 2022. Quite a few cover versions and a feature on the excellent Italian record label Schema. All on vinyl. 


Rieka - Schifters

Nose Job - James Brown

Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - Otis Redding

Get On Down - Eddie Harris

He's Gone - Dee Dee Bridgewater

She's Gone - Lou Rawls

She's Gone - Hall and Oates

Juicy Fruit - Mtume (RIP James Mtume)

Everywhere - Chaka Khan

The Bottle - Maysa Leak

What A Fool Believes - Aretha Franklin

Superstition - The Button Down Brass

Free Souls - Nicola Conte ft Bridgette Amofah

The Higher Love - Nicola Conte/Gianluca Petrella ft Raashan Ahmed & Carolina Bubbico

All I Want Is Your Love - Alex Puddu ft Rodney Stith

Try My Love - S-Tone Inc ft  The Ruby Brothers

This Is The Moment (Gerardo Frisina Rework) - Edith Peters

Uptight - Nancy Wilson

When Sunny Gets Blue - Marion Montgomery

(I Can Feel These Vibrations) This Love Is Real - Jackie Wilson

The Other World - Judy Roberts

Mr Clean - Weldon Irvine

Midnite Flight - L.A. Express

Brazilian Love Affair - George Duke

Night In Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie/Benny Carter

Afro Blue - Dee Bridgewater 



Box Of Delights Ep94 14/12/2021 End Of Year Review

Box Of Delights Ep94 14/12/2021 End Of Year Review

December 14, 2021

A look back at the best vinyl releases from 2021. 


Like Sugar (CK Edit) - Chaka Khan

Evil (7" Edit) - DJ Jazzy Jeff

She's A Dancer (Edit) - Dino Soccio

Mirror Ballin' - X-Ray Ted

Badthingz - Rhythm Rhyme Revolution + DJ Tabu

Sunny Juice - Smoove

Playin' Your Games - Jim Sharp

Save The Wax - Greg Blackman, Genesis Elijah, Bohze, DJ Moneyshot

Listen To The Sound - T Funk Collective

Life's A Bitch - Daytoner 

Sole Power - DJ Tron

Stand On The Word (Louis Vega Original Version) - Elements Of Life

Table Dancers (Smoove Remix) - Emma Noble

Part-Time Lover - Nautilus ft Ayaca

Aspects - STR4TA

Shout To The Top - Fire Island ft Loleattta Hollaway

Nothing But His Love - The Harlem Gospel Travelers

Fight On - The Harlem Gospel Travelers

Love To Angie (45 Edit) - Red Astaire

This Is Real - Josie Falbo

Mustang Pt 1 - The New Philadelphians

Jimmy's Groove - Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

The Big Man - The Jazz Defenders

Spark - The Getup

Lovin' You - The Honeyshotz

Invaders - Rockid Sound Machine

Peter Gun - Melvin Craig with Chithrinie Wijayakulathilaka

The Box Of Delights Ep 93 16/11/2021 with guest Dave Ward from Urban Allstars

The Box Of Delights Ep 93 16/11/2021 with guest Dave Ward from Urban Allstars

November 16, 2021

Mark is joined in the studio by Urban Allstar Dave Ward for a bit of vinyl ping pong.


Funky Fever - Alan Moorehouse and his Bond Street Brigade
I'm In Love - Nancy Wilson
Feel Like Making Love - Marlena Shaw

The Bitter And The Sweet - Tony and Tandy
This Is Love - Salena Jones
Wheelspin - The Reflex
Nagu - Sam Redmore
Chevy Chase- DJ Tron
Mellbimbo - The Qualitons
Dujii - Kool and the Kang
Don't Wanna Lose Your Love -The Emotions
Lowdown -Boz Scaggs
Bim Bam Pt 1 -Bill Brown 
Son Of A Preacherman - Wah Wah 45 Dubplate
Billie Jean (Ed Smith Remix) -Michael Jackson
Dimona - The Tonistics
One Bad Apple - The Osmonds
Don't Waste My Time - Jerry Washington
Messin' - King Of Nothing
Let The Beat Hit 'Em - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
Never Stop - Brand New Heavies
Pull Up To The Bumper - Grace Jones
Tribute - The Pasadenas
Too Young To Die - Jamiroquai
Children Of The Ghetto - Courtney Pine
This Girl - Cookin' On Three Burners
Ride On Time - The Bamboos

The Box Of Delights Ep 92 19/10/2021

The Box Of Delights Ep 92 19/10/2021

October 19, 2021

Back in our Westcliff studio Mark trawls through his vinyl collection and plays a few surprises. 


Studio 69 - Alan Hawkshaw

Where Is The Love (We Used To Know) - Delegation

People Hold On - Coldcut ft Lisa Stansfield

Love Can't Turn Around - Farley Jackmaster Funk & Jesse Saunders ft Daryl Pandy

Come Into My Life - Joyce Sims

Spark - The Getup

Snitchin', Stitchin' Bitchin' - The King Rooster 

Long Gone John - Gene Dudley Unit

Lovin' You  - The Honeyshotz

Private Number - Judy Clay & William Bell

You Got It - Ce Ce Peniston

Part-time Lover - Nautilus ft Ayaca

Blackmail (Smoove Remix) - Corduroy

Hot Wheels (The Chase) - Boca 45 & The Bryan Munich Allstars

Pyramids - Rockid Sound Machine

Theme From Great Cities - Simple Minds

The Champ - The Mohawks

Doin' Our Own Dang - The Jungle Brothers ft De La Soul, Monie Love, A Tribe Called Quest and Queen Latifah

Expression (Brixton Bass Mix) - Salt 'n' Pepa

Ring My Bell - Monie Love Vs Adeva

Me And Mrs Jones - Billy Paul

Wishing On A Star - Rose Royce

Same Ole Love - Anita Baker

I Will - Ruby Winters

Seja Como Nos (De Pe No Chao) - Harmony Cats

Saumauma - Agnaldo Raydl

La Bamba - Mongo Santemaria 

Faz Tanto Tempo - Renato Lu

On The Radio - Donna Summer

Jive Talkin' - Boogie Box High

The Box Of Delights Ep 91 21/09/2021 with Mark Lancaster and Ria Currie

The Box Of Delights Ep 91 21/09/2021 with Mark Lancaster and Ria Currie

September 21, 2021

Mark is joined live in the studio by Ria Currie as they talk about Tongue and Groove Presents and gigging with Speedometer, Snowboy , The Getup and Osaka Monaurail.


Wack Wack - Young Holt Trio
I'm A Good Woman - Soul Immigrants ft Ria Currie
It's Man's, Man's, Man's World - James Brown
Fight On - The Harlem Gospel Travelers
Psychedelic Shack - The Temptations
Are You My Woman (Tell Me So) - The Chi-Lites
Rock Creek Park - The Blackbyrds
I Got The. Labi Siffre
Miss You - Rolling Stones
Lady Marmalade -Labelle
Ghost Town - Hot 8 Brass Band
Think (About It) - Lyn Collins
Hung Up - Osaka Monaurail
The Grunt - The J.B's
Blow Your Head - Fred Wesley & The J.B's
Do What You Like - The King Rooster ft Coko
Ain't Got Time For That - The King Rooster ft Florelie Escane
Woman Of The World - Emma Noble
Got To Be A Love - Greyboy, Quantic and Sharon Jones
Happy - Speedometer
The Best You Can - Speedometer ft Caroline Flack and Ria Currie
Recipe For Love- Lack Of Afro ft Jack Tyson-Charles
Upside Down - Diana Ross
New York Afternoon - Snowboy and the Latin Section ft Mark Evans
Elevate Your Minds - Linda Williams
Midnight In A Perfect World - DJ Shadow




Box Of Delights Ep 90 24/08/2021

Box Of Delights Ep 90 24/08/2021

August 24, 2021

From the wilds of Westcliff on Sea two hours of grooviness for your delectation. 


Accroche Toi, Caroline - Paris Studio Group

Cleared For Launch - ATA Records

Powerhouse Pop - Keith Mansfield

International Flight - David Snell

Blue Dance - Orchester Roland Kovac

Caliente - Walpataca

Ensadinado - Mr Fats Sadi, His Vibes and His Friends

Sconsalato - Mark Murphy

Put Everything In Place - Infinity

Truth Is The Key - Tarika Blue

Confrontation - Homegrown Syndrome

The Greatest Part Of Loving - Straight Jacket

Uptight - Jackie Wilson and the Count Basie Orchestra

Blues Of The New World - Arnett Cobb

Pieces Of A Jigsaw - Del Richardson

Love Is In Town - Brenda Doykin

Do It - Rare Essence

Who Comes To Boogie - Little Benny and the Masters

Papa Was A Rolling Stone - Was (Not Was)

Respect Yourself - Staple Singers

Across 110th Street - Bobby Womack

Do What Ever You Want To Do - S.O.U.L.

The Scorpio Walk - Ernie Hawks and the Soul Investigators

I Thought Of You - Mike Bandoni

Playin' Your Games (Jim Sharp Remix) - Barry White

Pastime Paradise (Mr K Edit) - Stevie Wonder

Miracles - Kazahaya

Handle It (Scrimshire Wah Wah 45 Dubplate Edit) - The Sylvers

Don't Want To See Myself Without You (Andy Lewis Edit) - Terry Callier 

Box Of Delights Ep 89 27/07/2021

Box Of Delights Ep 89 27/07/2021

July 27, 2021

Lots of jazzy soulful grooves and we mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Amy Winehouse. 


Bond 77/James Bond Theme - Marvin Hamlisch

If It Feels Good, Do It - Della Reese

Lay This Burden Down - Mary Love

What'cha Going To Do About Love - Jackie Wilson


I Could Dance All Night - Archie Bell and the Drells

Space Bass - Slick

Disco Nights (Rock Freak) - G.Q.

Say I'm Your Number One - Princess


Expansions - Nautilus

The Big Man - The Jazz Defenders 

Un Poco Loco - Vienna Art Orchestra

My Soul - George Duke


It's Over - Nanette Natal

Little Boat - Lorez Alexandra

Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter - Nina Simone

Black Gold Of The Sun (MR K Edit) - Rotary Connection


Stronger Than Me - Amy Winehouse

You Sent Me Flying - Amy Winehouse

You Know I'm No Good - Amy Winehouse

Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse


Plantano Split - Ben and the Plantano Group

Take It Easy My Brother Charles - Jorge Ben

Deixa Eu Dizer - Claudia 

Aldeia De Orgum - Joyce


The Beat Goes On - Herbie Mann

City Lights - Jimmy McGriff

Diamonds Theme - Roy Budd ft Three Degrees

Revisiting The Sunshine  - Jorun Bombay


Tuxedo Junction - Manhattan Transfer (For my Dad's 82nd Birthday)


Box Of Delights Ep 88 29/06/2021

Box Of Delights Ep 88 29/06/2021

June 29, 2021

All vinyl funk, soul, jazz dance, breaks, hip-hop, library and Latin grooves. 


Tap Footer - Alan Hawkshaw

Masked Water Tyrant - DJ Tron 
Invaders - Rocked Sound Machine
Saturn Incident - Rocked Sound Machine
The Champ - The Mohawks
Unhooked Generation - Freda Payne
25 Miles - Truman Thomas
Changes - Stone Foundation
One Day - Kings Go Forth 
Bis - Arthur Verocai ft Azymuth
Noves Fora - Elis Regina
Emilia - Som Tres
Os Grislos - Marcos Valle
Give Me Sunshine - Leo’s Sunshipp 
First Time - T Dyson & Co
BadThingz - Rhythm Rhyme Revolution/DJ Tabu
Pastime Paradise - Elements Of Life
Toe Hold - Ellen Mcillwaine 
On Broadway - Billy Larkin and the Delegates
Woman Of The Ghetto - Marlena Shaw
Peace Now - Udo Jürgens
Take Five - Tito Puente and his Latin Ensemble
Murilley - Charles Earland
Take It Easy - Smoove
Straight Out Of The Jungle - Jungle Brothers
It’s All Over - T Dyson & Co
Brazilian Dawn - Shakatak
It’s Your World - Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
Fantasy - Elements Of Life
Box Of Delights Ep 87 7th Anniversary Show

Box Of Delights Ep 87 7th Anniversary Show

June 1, 2021

Mark marks the 7th Anniversary of the Box Of Delights by playing all vinyl, all 7 inch singles. 


Smokey Joe's La La - The Googie Rene Combo

Stand On The Word (Louis Vega Original Version) - Elements Of Life

She's Gone - Lou Rawls

You Sent Me Flying - Amy Winehouse

Tom's Diner - Nautilus (ft Mizuka Kamada) 

Bazza Blanco - Jim Sharp

Love To Angie - Red Astair

(It Ain't) All Good - Daytoner

Listen To The Sound - T Funk Collective

Television Drug Of The Nation - Hiphoprisy

Party Time - Kurtis Blow 

Call It What You Want - Credit To The Nation 

Born This Way (Let's Dance) - Cookie Crew

Hard Work - Orchestra Pete Jacques

Two Bugs In A Rug - Earl Hooker

Sliced Tomatoes - Just Brothers

Charlies Theme - Jimi Entley Sound

Skeelo Wonder - Smoove 

Mob Fire - Burley Chassis

Dionne's Walk (Mojo Filter Fly By Re-Love) Mojo Filter

Why? - Carly Simon

Illamar A Los Bamberosi - Nestor Alvarez

Skindoo Le Le - Alive

Deixa Eu Te Amar - Marisa Rossi

Luiza Manequim - Abilio

Star Wars Title Theme - Meco

It It Love You're After? - Rose Royce

Mighty Mighty - Earth Wind and Fire

Girls - Moments and Whatnauts

H.A.P.P.Y. Radio - Edwin Starr 

Box Of Delights Ep 86 04/05/2021

Box Of Delights Ep 86 04/05/2021

May 4, 2021

Celebrating the 7 inch single as a tribute the 45 Day event today where dee jays from all around the world were live streaming 45 minute sets of 45 rpm 7 inch singles. 


Prelude - Armenian TV and Radio Orchestra

Theme From Hill Street Blues - Mike Post ft Larry Carlton

Le Monocle Rit Jaune - The Music Of Michel Magne

Batman Theme - The Marketts

Theme From Enter The Dragon - Lalo Schifrin

Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Say No Go - De La Soul

Everyday People - Arrested Development

Award Tour - A Tribe Called Quest

Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z ft Alicia Keyes

Slow And Low - Beastie Boys (Tribute to the late MCA) 

Keep It Real? - Hero No. 7

Summer Jam B-Boy Theme - Soul Surfers

Rollin' Stone - Red Astaire

The Funky Break - DJ Tron

Peter Gunn - Nestor Alvarez

Chameleon Pt 1 - Paolo Achenza Trio

Hiç Mutlu Olmam Daha Iyi- Lalalar

Ride On Time - The Bamboos

Mama 16 - Taja Sevelle

Give Me The Night - George Benson

Funk Factory - Rose Royce

Lay This Burden Down - Mary Love

Back To Black - Amy Winehouse

Jump Into The Night - Horse Meat Disco ft Kathy Sledge

Chhup Ke Kaun Aaya - Usha Uthup

Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) - The Jacksons

Saturday Night - Earth, Wind & Fire 

Disco Connection - Issac Hayes Movement

Put Your Hands Together - The O'Jays

Bad Girls - Donna Summer 




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