Welcome again, fans of music, and fans of talking about music!

This week Mary and Dave take a listen to the final side of Rachel Gamboa’s soul/funk/R&B mixtape. There’s quite a few good songs this week and we really think you’re going to enjoy this one. This episodes selection of songs features Mary’s favourite song of these mixtapes. (I wonder which so it is.)

Meanwhile, Dave has decided to revive Sneaky Dragon’s old Top 5 lists and brings us a Top 5 favourite covers of Bob Dylan’s “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue”. So if you’re excited about hearing the same song five times you couldn’t have made a better choice of song.

Here is this week’s selection of songs:

Rachel Gamboa’s Mixtape 2 – Side Two:

  1. The Beginning of the End – “Funky Nassau Pt. 2” – Funky Nassau, 1971
  2. The Knight Brothers – “Temptation ‘Bout to Get Me” – single b/w “Sinking Low”, 1965
  3. Tyrone Davis – “Can I Change My Mind” – Can I Change My Mind, 1969
  4. The Free Design – “Bubbles” – Stars/Time/Bubbles/Love, 1970
  5. Chris Farlowe – “I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself” – 14 Things to Think About, 1966
  6. The Geminis – “A Friend of Mine Told Me” – single, b-side to “You Put a Hurtin’ on Me”, 1966
  7. Carla Thomas – “Something Good (Is Going to Happen to Me) – The Queen Alone, 1967
  8. Labelle – “Nightbirds” – Nightbirds, 1974
  9. Cumberland River’s – “If It Wasn’t for the Lord What Would I Do” – This May Be My Last Time Singing: Raw African-American Gospel on 45 RPM 1957-1982, 2011
  10. Lorraine Ellison – “Stay with Me” – single, “Stay with Me” b/w “I Got My Baby Back”, 1966
  11. Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes – “Bad Luck” – To Be True, 1975

Top 5 “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue” cover versions:

  1. Joan Baez – Farewell Angelina, 1965
  2. Them – Them Again, 1966
  3. Chris Farlowe – 14 Things to Think About, 1966
  4. Graham Bonnett – Graham Bonnett, 1977
  5. The Byrds – Version 1, Unreleased, Turn! Turn! Turn!, 1996

Additional songs played this week:

  • The Friends of Distinction – Grazing in the Grass”
  • James Moody – “I’m in the Mood for Love” (excerpt)/ King Pleasure – “Moody’s Mood for Love”

Thanks for listening.