RM officially opening the 3rd Annual Melodica Acoustic Festival in Berlin – the only soul music artist in the entire two-day event. Rec’nize.
An extraordinary evening. My words won’t do it justice – thank gawd there’s video.
Two “almost acoustic” performances (above, ‘Hook Me Up’; below, ‘Morena’) captured by the lovely folks at Backyard Acoustics to promote this weekend’s 3rd Annual Melodica Acoustic Festival in Berlin, which I’m officially opening on Saturday – full details here.
More videos on the Video page.
All upcoming shows on the Gigs page.
Ray Mann headlined the first Melodica Acoustic Festival in Sydney – and now, in a nice bit of symmetry, will officially open the Berlin edition of the 2011 Melodica Acoustic Festival.
If you were following the twitter feed at the time, you would already have seen this playlist appearing live (while I didn’t get to Bobby Womack as quickly as I’d hoped to, I got there eventually). Next time: tweet me your requests!
Playlist ~ Ray Mann DJ Set, 15 January 2011
Melodica Acoustic Festival, Sydney
Common ~ Time Travelling
Jimmy Smith ~ Root Down (Live)
Delroy Wilson ~ Better Must Come
Earth Wind & Fire ~ Love’s Holiday
Bobby Womack ~ Woman’s Gotta Have It
Isley Bros ~ It’s Your Thing
Mary Jane Girls ~ All Night Long
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings ~ Nobody’s Baby
Lauryn Hill ~ Lost Ones
Erykah Badu ~ Love Of My Life Worldwide
Cee~lo with Pharell ~ Art Of Noise
Aretha Franklin ~ Rocksteady
Jimi Hendrix ~ Crosstown Traffic
Tame Impala ~ It’s Not Meant To Be
Missy Elliott ~ Bring The Pain
Phenomenal Handclap Band ~ 15 To 20
Prince ~ I Wanna Be Your Lover
Tony Allen ~ Afro Disco Beat
James Brown ~ Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
Stevie Wonder ~ Uptight
Four Tops ~ Baby I Need Your Lovin (Live)
Otis Redding ~ Satisfaction
Marvin Gaye ~ Can I Get A Witness
Sam Cooke ~ Twisting The Night Away
Stevie Wonder ~ We Can Work It Out
Four Tops ~ Midnight Flower (Live)
Listen to the entire set right here: