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Night Train

Sep 6, 2023 1:00 AM â€“ 5:00 AM

Music

One of two funk and soul shows on WKCR, Night Train offers a wide variety in its programming, including everything from classic soul and soul jazz to seventies funk and Afrobeat. The main emphasis is on the groove and whether it's a familiar classic or an extreme rarity, we try to track it down and play it for you.

Night Train
1:00 AM
Nate Evans - Main Squeeze
Nate Evans Main Squeeze
Eccentric Soul: Twinight's Lunar Rotation Numero Group 2007 USCW60613004
1:03 AM
Young Fathers - Only God Knows
Young Fathers Only God Knows
Only God Knows UMG - Polydor Records 2017 GBCFB1606818
1:07 AM
Ray Camacho - Movin' On
Ray Camacho Movin' On
Gilles Peterson Digs America Vol.2 Luv N'Haight 2007 USLNH0505609
1:10 AM
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
Donna Summer Hot Stuff Harold Faltermeyer, Pete Bellotte, Keith Forsey
Just Dance Video Game Hits, Vol. 1 Universal Music Ireland Ltd. 2016 USPR37900068
1:15 AM
Prince - When You Were Mine
Prince When You Were Mine Prince
4Ever Rhino/Warner Bros. 2007 Rock USWB19903187
1:24 AM
Promise - I'm Not Ready for Love
Promise I'm Not Ready for Love
Home Schooled: ABCs Of Kid Soul Numero Group 2007 USCW60701602
1:27 AM
Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand the Rain
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand the Rain Bernard Miller, Don Bryant, Ann Peebles
I Can't Stand the Rain Crimson 2014 GBAFR7310002
1:33 AM
Bill Spoon - Love Is On The Way
Bill Spoon Love Is On The Way
Local Customs: Burned At Boddie MERLIN - Numero Group 2011 USCW61003507
1:38 AM
Wee - Try Me (45 Version)
Wee Try Me (45 Version)
You Can Fly On My Aeroplane Numero Group 2008 USCW60890510
1:41 AM
Clarence Murray - Don't Talk Like That (2018 Remaster)
Clarence Murray Don't Talk Like That (2018 Remaster) Tukes
Club Classics: 50 Years of Northern Soul (Remastered) Charly | Club Soul 2018 GBAWA0318737
1:43 AM
Syl Johnson - Try My Love
Syl Johnson Try My Love
Complete Mythology Numero Group 2010 USCW61003267
1:46 AM
Chloe x Halle - Ungodly Hour
Chloe x Halle Ungodly Hour Chloe Bailey, Guy Lawrence, Halle Bailey, Howard Lawrence
Ungodly Hour SME - Columbia 2020 USSM12002041
1:50 AM
Jon Batiste - TELL THE TRUTH
Jon Batiste TELL THE TRUTH Jon Batiste
WE ARE UMG - Verve 2021 USUG12004394
1:55 AM
Darondo - Didn't I
Darondo Didn't I
Let My People Go Luv N'Haight 2005 USLNH0604803
1:59 AM
Wilfred Luckie - My Thing
Wilfred Luckie My Thing
My Thing Numero Group 1978 USCW61842801
2:03 AM
Four Tracks - You Mean Everything to Me
Four Tracks You Mean Everything to Me
Eccentric Soul: The Tragar & Note Labels Numero Group 2008 USCW60802040
2:08 AM
Brittany Howard - Baby
Brittany Howard Baby Brittany Howard
Jaime SME - Columbia 2019 USATO1900067
2:10 AM
Dee Edwards - Why Can't There Be Love
Dee Edwards Why Can't There Be Love Hermon Weems
Gilles Peterson Digs America Vol.2 Luv N'Haight 2007 USLNH0505606
2:13 AM
Four Tracks - Charade
Four Tracks Charade
Extra Added Soul: Crossover, Modern, and Funky Soul Numero Group 2016 USCW60802031
2:16 AM
Penny & The Quarters - You And Me
Penny & The Quarters You And Me
Penny & the Quarters EP Numero Group 2011 USCW60701518
2:19 AM
Cheryl Lynn - Got to Be Real
Cheryl Lynn Got to Be Real Cheryl Lynn, David Paich, David Foster
Cheryl Lynn Legacy Recordings 1978 USSM17800983
2:24 AM
Howie B. - Who's Got The Bacon?
Howie B. Who's Got The Bacon? Howie B.
Turn The Dark Off UMG - Polydor Records 1997 GBAKW9700319
2:28 AM
Arnie Love & the Lovettes - Stop and Make Up Your Mind
Arnie Love & the Lovettes Stop and Make Up Your Mind
Recording Tap Recording Tap 2008 USCGJ1395795
2:34 AM
Black Pumas - Colors
Black Pumas Colors Adrian Quesada, Eric Burton
Colors ATO Records / Fontana North 2019 USATO1900023
2:38 AM
Tina Turner - Private Dancer
Tina Turner Private Dancer Mark Knopfler
Stress Melt: 80's Pop WMG - PLG UK Catalog 2021 USCA29700647
2:46 AM
Steve Lacy - Bad Habit
Steve Lacy Bad Habit Steve Lacy, Matthew Castellanos, Diana Gordon, Britanny Foushee, John Carroll Kirby
Bad Habit L-M Records/RCA Records 2022 USRC12201440
2:49 AM
The Diddys - Intergalactic Love Song
The Diddys Intergalactic Love Song
Gilles Peterson Digs America, Vol. 2 Luv N'Haight 2007 USLNH0505608
2:55 AM
Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
Aretha Franklin Day Dreaming Aretha Franklin
Young, Gifted And Black Warner Music Group - X5 Music Group 1972 USAT20801194
2:59 AM
Brittany Howard - Stay High
Brittany Howard Stay High
Stay High Columbia 2019 USATO1900063
3:02 AM
The Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - Single Version
The Dramatics Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - Single Version Tony Hester
Funk It Universal Music 2019 USFI87100150
3:06 AM
Kelly Finnigan - I Don’t Wanna Wait
Kelly Finnigan I Don’t Wanna Wait Kelly Finnigan
I Don’t Wanna Wait MERLIN - Nova Records 2019 QZDMQ1902501
3:10 AM
sensations - Get On Up Mama
sensations Get On Up Mama
Eccentric Soul: The Way Out Label Bonus LP Numero Group 2014 USCW61405342
3:12 AM
Eula Cooper - Standing By Love
Eula Cooper Standing By Love
Let Our Love Grow Higher MERLIN - Numero Group 2018 USCW60802038
3:15 AM
The Creation - Making Time
The Creation Making Time Edwin Michael Phillips, Kenneth George Pickett
Our Music Is Red - With Purple Flashes UMG - UMOD (Universal Music On Demand) 1999 GBAFR6610028
3:17 AM
Beyoncé - VIRGO'S GROOVE
Beyoncé VIRGO'S GROOVE Beyoncé, Leven Kali, Solomon Fagenson Cole, Daniel Memmi, Dustin Bowie, Darius Dixson, Jocelyn Donald, Jesse Wilson, Denisia "@Blu June" Andrews, Brittany "@Chi_Coney" Coney
RENAISSANCE SME - Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia 2022 USSM12206237
3:24 AM
Helene Smith - Sure Thing
Helene Smith Sure Thing
True Love Don't Grow On Trees b/w Sure Thing MERLIN - Numero Group 1967 USCW62155902
3:29 AM
Donnie & Joe Emerson - Baby
Donnie & Joe Emerson Baby Donnie Emerson
Dreamin' Wild ORCHARD - Light In The Attic Records 1979 Rock USDEA1208203
3:33 AM
Helene Smith - I Am Controlled By Your Love
Helene Smith I Am Controlled By Your Love
Eccentric Soul: The Deep City Label Numero Group 2006 USCW60600703
3:36 AM
The Paragons - Florence
The Paragons Florence McMichaels, Winley
Hits of the 50's & 60's Warlock Records 2019 USA561096827
3:39 AM
Chuck Wilder - The Clown
Chuck Wilder The Clown
Eccentric Soul: The Tragar & Note Labels Numero Group 2008 USCW60802004
3:42 AM
Marva Josie - He Does It Better
Marva Josie He Does It Better
He Does It Better Tramp Records 2020 DELO20911610
3:45 AM
J.R. Bailey - Just Me'N You
J.R. Bailey Just Me'N You
Just Me'N You WMG - Chrysalis Copyrights 2009 GBEHT0900003
3:51 AM
Beyoncé - Hold Up
Beyoncé Hold Up Beyoncé, Thomas Pentz, Jr., Ezra Koenig, Emile Haynie, Joshua Tillman, Uzoechi Emenike, Sean Rhoden, Doc Pomus, Mort Schuman, DeAndre Way, Antonio Randolph, Kelvin Mcconnell, Brian Chase, Karen Orzolek, Nick Zinner
Lemonade Parkwood Entertainment 2019 USSM11603176
3:55 AM
Linda Martelland The Anglos - The Things I Do For You
Linda Martelland The Anglos The Things I Do For You Linda Martelland The Anglos
These Great Stars Are On Fire & Fury MERLIN - GCM/Prime 1960 USBT21622967
3:58 AM
Mickey & The Soul Generation - Give Everybody Some
Mickey & The Soul Generation Give Everybody Some
The Complete Mickey & the Soul Generation Cali-Tex Records 2013 USCW61390015
4:05 AM
Erykah Badu - Appletree - 2B3 Summer Vibes Mix
Erykah Badu Appletree - 2B3 Summer Vibes Mix Erykah Badu, Robert Ervin Bradford
Baduizm - Special Edition Universal Music Ireland Ltd. 1997 USUM70742045
4:10 AM
Linda Jones - You Hit Me Like T.N.T. (2019 Remaster)
Linda Jones You Hit Me Like T.N.T. (2019 Remaster) Linda Jones
Club Classics: 50 Years of Northern Soul (Remastered) Charly 2018 GBAWA0376904
4:12 AM
Bartees Strange - Boomer
Bartees Strange Boomer
Live Forever Memory Music 2020 QMCE71302891
4:15 AM
Elvin Spencer - Lift This Hurt
Elvin Spencer Lift This Hurt
Eccentric Soul: Twinight's Lunar Rotation MERLIN - Numero Group 2007 USCW60613024
4:18 AM
El Anthony - That's What My Lady Says
El Anthony That's What My Lady Says
Extra Added Soul: Crossover, Modern, and Funky Soul Numero Group 2016 USCW61600307
4:21 AM
El Anthony - I Want To Be Together With You
El Anthony I Want To Be Together With You
I Want To Be Together With You MERLIN - Numero Group 2023 USCW62387101
4:24 AM
Elvin Spencer - You're Being Unfair
Elvin Spencer You're Being Unfair
Lift This Hurt b/w You're Being Unfair MERLIN - Numero Group 2022 USCW62270401
4:27 AM
Four Mints - Keep On Loving You
Four Mints Keep On Loving You
Gently Down Your Stream MERLIN - Numero Group 2013 USCW60790207
4:30 AM
The Summits - Sleepwalking
The Summits Sleepwalking
It Takes Two MERLIN - Numero Group 2012 USCW61204102
4:33 AM
Jackie Stoudemire - Guilty
Jackie Stoudemire Guilty
Don't Stop: Recording Tap Numero Group 2008 USCW60801905
4:38 AM
Mind & Matter - I’m Under Your Spell
Mind & Matter I’m Under Your Spell
Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound Numero Group 2013 USCW61305005
4:42 AM
94 East - If You See Me (feat. Prince)
94 East If You See Me (feat. Prince)
If You See Me / Games Numero Group 2013 USCW61305001
4:47 AM
La’Fez - No Matter
La’Fez No Matter
Extra Added Soul: Crossover, Modern, and Funky Soul Numero Group 2016 USCW61600314
4:51 AM
Young Divines - Deep in Your Heart
Young Divines Deep in Your Heart
Extra Added Soul: Crossover, Modern, and Funky Soul Numero Group 2016 USCW60802039
4:54 AM
Karriem - I Love You
Karriem I Love You Richard Mc Cowan; Curtis Moore
I Love You Numero Group 1982 QMB621604401