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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Eclectic Soul & Payback Funk Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem Eclectic Soul and Payback Funk Covers

This is the 8th is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… Expect Funk, Soul, and a lot of Breaks, and of course a marvelous Ben Hito artwork! Thanks to our friends from the Pamplemousse & La Fondation labels, you can listen or download the mix on It's the same kind of vibe as our 'Molesting Laura' series, but without the 'molesting Laura' in the title... Featuring Charles Bradley & Menahan Street Band, Claudia Lennear, Hearts Of Stone, Jasmine Kara, Kenny & The Beach Boys, Lettuce, Merry Clayton, Sincerely Antique, The Bamboos, The Cactus Channel, The J.B.'s & Fred Wesley, The South Side Movement

Paris DJs Soundsystem Eclectic Soul and Payback Funk Covers
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Eclectic Soul & Payback Funk Covers
(MP3 download on 2012-12-22

Tracklisting :
01. Claudia Lennear - Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky
(Lou Donaldson cover, from 'Phew!' album, 1973 / Warner Bros.)
02. The Bamboos - Can't You Hear Me Knocking
(The Rolling Stones cover, from 'Sticky Soul Fingers' compilation, 2012 / Mojo)
03. Hearts Of Stone - 'Thank You' Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin
(Sly & The Family Stone cover, from 'Stop The World We Wanna Get On' album, 1970 / V.I.P.)
04. The J.B.'s & Fred Wesley - Use Me
(Bill Withers cover, from 'The Lost Album' album, 1972, released 2011 / Hip-O Select)
05. Lettuce - Express Yourself
(Charles Wrigh cover, from 'Rage!' album, 2008 / Velour)
06. Charles Bradley & Menahan Street Band - I'll Slip Away
(Rodriguez cover, from 'I'll Slip Away' 7 inch, 2012 / Light In The Attic)
07. Sincerely Antique - Crumbs Off The Table
(The Glass House cover, from 'Sincerely Antique' album, 1973 / Funny)
08. The South Side Movement - Superstition
(Stevie Wonder cover, from 'The South Side Movement' album, 1973 / Wand)
09. Kenny & The Beach Boys - The Big Payback
(James Brown cover, from 'Jurisdiction' album, early 1970s / Elite Records Nassau)
10. Merry Clayton - Southern Man
(Neil Young cover, from 'Merry Clayton' album, 1971 / Ode)
11. Jasmine Kara - Liberation Conversation
(Marlena Shaw cover, from 'Blues Ain't Nothing But A Good Woman Gone Bad' album, 2010 / Tri-Sound)
12. The Cactus Channel - The Dap
(Porgy Jones cover, from 'Pepper Snake' 7 inch, 2011 / HopeStreet Recordings)

Paris DJs Soundsystem Eclectic Soul and Payback Funk Covers

Credits :
Selection by Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem (
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork by Ben Hito (

Links :
Mix hosted on
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Press Release :

10 different blogs or websites run by people supporting us, collaborating with us or just following us have accepted to host an exclusive thematic mix of covers, in the vein of our cult 'Molesting Laura' series, mixed by Grant Phabao & Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem and illustrated by Ben Hito.

One more mix in this series will be offered on Paris DJs, between dec 25 and dec 31st. This mix will be the 400th one posted on the site and the last one of the Paris DJs podcast. As with the closing part of fireworks, we wanted to do a 'bouquet final', releasing 11 mixes in just a few days...

But this is not the end, Paris DJs is now a label releasing something new every week, with lots of surprises and collaborations to happen in 2013. We intend to keeping on painting the Internet wind in many ways. Thanks for staying connected.

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