The Mess Around

Mr. Chrispy

Thursday Midnight-2AM

60s & 70s Soul, Funk, Psychedelic & Global Grooves. Tunes to get you movin' from Memphis to Chicago, down to Kingston and São Paulo, over to Lagos, back to New York then New Orleans and everywhere else that puts down a groove.

  • May 16, 2019

    Fund Drive Madness!

    • Joe Cuba "El Pito (I'll Never Go Back to Georgia)" [We Must Be Doing Something Right]
    • Lyn Collins "Women’s Lib" [Think (About It)]
    • Alvin and the Registers "Alvin's Boogaloo" [Alvin's Boogaloo]
    • The Imperialites "Have Love Will Travel" [have Love will travel]
    • Double Feature "Baby Get your Head Screwed on" [Baby get your head screwed on]
    • The Kirby's "It's A Crime" [It's A Crime]
    • Tim Maia "Réu Confesso" [Tim Maia 1973]
    • Marva Whitney "Things Got To Get Better (Get Together)" [It's My Thing]
    • Booker T. & The MG's "Aw' Mercy" [7"]
    • Hank Williams "Six More Miles" [Six more miles]
    • Jack Palance "Green Green Grass Of Home" [x]
    • Lulu And The Luvvers "Shout" [Something To Shout About]
    • Ike & Tina Turner "Two Is A Couple" [The Sue Records Story: The Sound Of Soul]
    • Rufus Thomas "Funky Robot - Part 1" [Funkiest Man Alive: The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975]
    • Don Covey "Daddy Loves Baby" [Daddy Loves baby]
    • Funkadelic "If You Got Funk, You Got Style" [Hardcore Jollies]
    • Miles Davis "Chieftain" [The Complete On The Corner Sessions ]
    • Tim Conway "Are We On?" [Are We On?]
    • Jean Jacque Perrey "In A lATIN mOOG" [In A Latin Moog]
    • Watsonian Institute "Lady Voodoo" [Master Funk]
    • The Silvertones "Midnight Hour" [Midnight Hour]
    • Cookie Monster "C is For Cookie" [Sesame Street Fever]
  • May 02, 2019

    Music To Stay Awake To

    • Kim Weston "Soul On Fire" [Kim! Kim! Kim!]
    • Raghunath Seth "Orchestral Music" [Sitar Beat Vol. 2]
    • The Counts "Thinking Single" [What's Up Front That Counts]
    • Nelson Y Sus Estrellas "Aguardiente Y Pollo" [The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Volume 1)]
    • Deodato "Also Sprach Zarathustra" [Prelude (CTI Records 40th Anniversary Edition)]
    • The Zodiacs "Renegade" [The Best of Trojan Ska Vol. 1]
    • Lee Dorsey "Sneakin' Sally Thru The Alley" [Yes We Can ...And Then Some]
    • Commodores "Thumpin' Music" [Hot On The Tracks]
    • Gary Byrd "Soul Travelin' Pt. I (The G.B.E.)" [ Presenting The Gary Byrd Experience]
    • Marcos Valle "Mentira (Chega De Mentira)" [Bis Bossa Nova - Marcos Valle]
    • The Upsetters "Dread Lion" [Super Ape]
    • Brenton Wood "Boogaloosa Louisian'" [Rarities - The Double Shot / Whiz Years]
    • Ebo Taylor "Love And Death" [Life Stories]
    • Jimmy McGriff "Groove Grease" [Groove Grease]
    • The Chi-Lites "Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So)" [I Like Your Lovin' (Do You Like Mine?)]
    • T. P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo "Minsato Le, Mi Dayihome" [World Psychedelic Classics 3: Love's a Real Thing]
    • Betty LaVette "Do Your Duty" [Do Your Duty]
    • Various Artists "Snaeha" [Dengue Fever presents Electric Cambodia]
    • Hùng Cường "Tại Anh Hay Tại Em" [Saigon Supersound Vol. 2]
    • Sunny & The Sunliners "Boogaloo Down Broadway" [Little Brown Eyed Soul]
    • Toni Tornado "Aposta" [Toni Tornado]
    • Erma Franklin "I'm Just Not Ready For Love" [Erma Franklin: Piece Of Her Heart - The Epic And Shout Years]
    • The Quik "Bert's Apple Crumble" [The Mod Scene]
    • Marcia Griffiths "Don't Let Me Down" [Play Me Sweet and Nice]
    • The Temptations "Do Your Thing" [All Directions]
    • Zé Rodrix "O Espigão " [MPB Especial ]
    • Joe Tex "Funny How Time Slips Away" [Soul Country]
    • James Brown "Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)" [Hot]
    • Ramsey Lewis "Les Fleur" [Maiden Voyage]
    • Melvin Van Peebles "Hoppin John" [Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (An Opera)]
  • April 17, 2019

    First show!

    • Dr. John "Mess Around" [Dr. John's Gumbo]
    • The Chambers Brothers "Are You Ready - Single Version" [Time Has Come: The Best Of The Chambers Brothers]
    • Ann Peebles "Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love" [Greatest Hits]
    • Ohio Players "Pleasure" [Pleasure]
    • Elis Regina "Ou Bola, Ou Bulica" [Elis Especial]
    • Larry Williams & Johnny Watson "Two For The Price Of One" [Two For The Price Of One]
    • Nicky Thomas "Love of the Common People" [Ska & Reggae Classics]
    • Graham Central Station "Hair" [Graham Central Station]
    • Piranha Sounds "La Turbie Piranhienne" [Tighten Up Tighter - A Choice Collection of funk 45's]
    • Cal Tjader "Cubano Chant" [Ritmo Caliente]
    • Eddie Floyd "Raise Your Hand" [Knock On Wood]
    • Bobby Womack & Peace "Across 110th Street - Part II" [Across 110th Street - Original Motion Picture Score]
    • Manu Dibango "Ceddo End Title" [World Psychedelic Classics 3: Love's a Real Thing]
    • BJ Arnau "Live & Let Die" [Live & Let Die]
    • George Benson "Chicken Giblets" [Benson Burner]
    • The O'Jays "Lipstick Traces (On A Cigarette)" [(7" single)]
    • Fred Wesley & The New J.B.'s "I Wanna Get Down" [Breakin' Bread]
    • Jorge Ben Jor "Take It Easy My Brother Charles" [Jorge Ben]
    • The Parliaments "(I Wanna) Testify" [(7" single)]
    • Mulatu Astatke "Yègellé Tezeta" [New York - Addis - London: The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975]
    • Harvey Scales & the Seven Sounds "Broadway Freeze, Pt. 1" [Love-Itis]
    • Bob Marley & The Wailers "Soul Shakedown Party" [In The Beginning]
    • Bill Withers "Sometimes A Song" [Making Music]
    • The Bar-Kays "You Don't Know Like I Know" [Black Rock/Gotta Groove]
    • Sam & Dave "You Got Me Hummin'" [The Best Of Sam & Dave]
    • Segun Bucknor & His Revolution "La La La" [Nigeria 70 - Funky Lagos]
    • Aretha Franklin "Pullin'" [(7" single)]
    • The Rimshots "7,6,5,4,3,2,1 (Blow Your Whistle)" [Down To Earth]
    • Lyn Collins "Fly Me To The Moon" [Think (About It)]
    • The Meters "Same Old Thing" [Struttin']