music mix | marina soul club #18

Music is Love, so we can’t stop, won’t stop despite everything happening in Washington, around the country, and around the world. Here in Southern California, we were blessed with another beautiful Sunday, so I’ve uploaded the first Marina Soul Club mix (#018) of 2021 on my Mixcloud page!

Despite setting off with soft rock over the first three tunes, the set exudes energy quickly, sending out buoyant vibes all the way through. The set also expands beyond the familiar shores of America and Brazil with our first Japanese entry: Haruko Kuwana‘s Million Stars, a cover of Hawaiian fave Mackey Feary Band‘s beloved A Million Stars. We hope (and suspect!) that the MSC yacht will continue to be pulled back to the other side of the Pacific rim!

Enjoy these 15 songs over 54 minutes and, remember, it’s more than yacht rock…it’s Marina Soul!

ARTIST / Tracklist

  1. ROLAND BAUTISTA / “Gone”
  2. AMERICA / “Tin Man”
  3. CECILIO & KAPONO / “Highway In The Sun”
  4. PATRICE RUSHEN / “Cha-cha”
  5. JORGE SANTANA / “We Were There”
  6. HARUKO KUWANA / “Million Stars”
  7. VERNON BURCH / “For You”
  8. THE RAY CAMACHO BAND / “Hollywood”
  9. J.O.B. ORQUESTRA / “The Soul”
  10. HEAT / “Don’t You Walk Away”
  11. MATTHEW LARKIN CASSELL / “All I’m Missing Is You”
  12. THE JONES GIRLS / “This Feeling’s Killing Me”
  13. JUNE LODGE / “Stay In Tonight”
  14. JIM SCHMIDT / “Somethin’s Right”
  15. LATINOS / “It Must Be Love”

 

saturday july 25 | moving the movement

These hot days remind us that summer is here! And we can still come together in new ways to connect while doing good.

That is why we have partnered with La Junta Sound System to ‘Move the Movement’! A benefit party benefiting immigrant rights. Get your people and log on to Facebook on July 25 from 4-6pm for a virtual dance party featuring your favorite Cumbias, Salsa, Afro-Latin, and Global Rhythms. All proceeds from this event will benefit CHIRLA.

We know the richness our cultures bring to this country. Yet sadly, millions of immigrants who are deemed essential, work and risk their lives daily to care for this nation without being equally included or protected. La Junta wants to help us change that. And you can too!

The dance party is free so invite your whole tribe – all funds raised that day will
benefit our direct services and advocacy work.
Here’s how to Move the Movement:

RSVP at OnSameSide and receive a CHIRLA toolkit with resources
Share with your friends on social media!
Tune in to CHIRLA’s Facebook on July 25th
So get your moves together, figure out what you are wearing, and tell all your friends
to join you at this can’t-miss summer jam!

music mix | marina soul club 004

Cheers, all!

My fourth and latest mix for Marina Soul Club Radio is now up on mixcloud.com, just in time to wind down your Memorial Day Weekend! This outing begins with the beloved spring and summertime anthem “Sailing” by Christopher Cross setting the tone for a smooth and soulful excursion, followed by Bobby Caldwell, Alessi Brothers, an unexpected but worthy appearance by Charlie’s Angels alumnus Cheryl Ladd, Pages, Margie Joseph, James Taylor and other amazing music makers of the era.

15 songs, 53 minutes. As always, pour yourself a glass of your favorite wine and sail where you need to go.

ARTIST / Tracklist
01. CHRISTOPHER CROSS / “Sailing”
02. BOBBY CALDWELL / “Open Your Eyes”
03. ALESSI BROTHERS / “Driftin'”
04. CAMEL / “Wing And A Prayer”
05. CHERYL LADD / “Skinnydippin'”
06. DANE DONOHUE / “Whatever Happened”
07. KARLA BONOFF / “Personally”
08. PAGES / “Come On Home”
09. MARGIE JOSEPH / “Come On Back To Me Lover”
10. LITTLE RIVER BAND / “Reminiscing”
11. CLIMAX BLUES BAND / “Couldn’t Get It Right”
12. TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS / “Breakdown”
13. DEBARGE / “I Like It”
14. GINO VANELLI / “I Just Wanna Stop”
15. JOURNEY / “Lights”

If these tunes take you back, be sure to check out the first three episodes of Marina Soul Club Radio on my Glenn Red Mixcloud Profile, and definitely stay tuned for the next installment, droppin’ Sunday, June 7th!