Feb 16

Classics: Questlove BBC Radio Original Samples Lost Mix

Original Samples Mix
BBC Radio
Date Unknown 

Questlove, drummer for The Roots, is a renown music historian and vinyl collector. If you’re a lover of original Hip-Hop samples like I am then you are already aware of some of his signature orignal sample mixes floating around the internet. I have been love this BBC Radio mix for about six years if my mind serves me correct and I have yet to spot it on the internet.

Below you will find the tracklisting. I filled it in as much as I could but I couldn’t pinpoint every track. Any help would be appreciated.

  1. Zapp – ‘Be Alright’ (Used For ‘Keep Ya Head Up‘)
  2. The Main Ingredient – ‘Let Me Prove My Love To You’ (Used For ‘You Don’t Know My Name’)
  3. Ramp – ‘Daylight’ (Used For ‘Bonita Applebum’)
  4. David Porter – ‘The Masquerade Is Over’ (Used For ‘Who Shot Ya’)
  5. Sylvia Striplin – ‘You Can’t Turn Me Away’ (Used For ‘Get Money Remix’)
  6. ? – 4:12
  7. Barry White – ‘Playing Your Game, Baby’ (Used For ‘I Got Cha Opin’)
  8. Grover Washington JR – ‘Hydra’ (Used For ‘How Many MC’s Must Get Dissed’)
  9. Honey Cone – ‘Innocent Till Proven Guilty’ (Used For ‘Testify’)
  10. ? – 9:12
  11. The Temptations ‘What It Is’ – (Used For ‘The Corner’)
  12. Dynasty – ‘Adventures in the Land of Music’  (Used For ‘Luchini’)
  13. Quincy Jones –Summer In The City’ (Used For ‘She Keeps Passing Me By’)
  14. Joe Simons – ‘Before The Nite Is Over’ (Used For ‘So Fresh & So Clean’)
  15. Peabo Bryson – ‘Born 2 Love’ (Used For ‘2nd Childhood’)
  16. The Heath Brothers – ‘Smilin’ Billy Suite Part 2’ (Used For ‘One Love’)
  17. 9th Creation – ‘Bubble Gum’ (Used For ‘Wrong Side Of The Tracks’)
  18. Ernie Hines  – ‘Our Generation’ (Used For ‘Straighten It Out’)
  19. The Four Tops – ‘Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I Got)’ (Used For ‘Ain’t No’)
  20. Brenda Russell – ‘A little Bit of Love’ (Used For ‘Still Not A Player’)
  21. BT Express – Do It ‘Till You’re Satisfied (Used For ‘So Addictive’)
  22. Chi-Lites – ‘Are You My Woman (Tell Me So)’ (Used For ‘Crazy In Love’)
  23. The Meters – ‘Oh, Calcutta!’ (Used For ‘One Thing’)
  24. Bob James – ‘Tappan Zee’ (Used For ‘People Everyday’)
  25. David Axelrod – ‘The Edge’ (Used For ‘The Next Episode’)
  26. Ronald Stein – ‘Go Home Pigs’ (Used For ‘Guilty Conscience’)
  27. Labi Siffre’s – ‘I Got The’ (Used For ‘Streets Is Watching’, ‘My Name Is’)
  28. The Charmels – ‘I’ll Never Grow Old’ (Used For ‘C.R.E.A.M.’)
  29. Wendy Rene – ‘After Laughter’ (Used For ‘Tearz’)
  30. Willie Mitchell – ‘Groovin’’ (Used For ‘Liquid Swords’)
  31. Dione Warwick – ‘You’re Gonna Need Me’ (Used For ‘Throwback’)
  32. ? – 35:15
  33. Gap Magione – ‘Free Again’ (Used For ‘Iron’s Theme’)
  34. Baby Huey – ‘Hard Times’ (Used For ‘Buck 50’)
  35. Ahmad Jamal – ‘Ghetto Child’ (Used For ‘They Say’)
  36. Aretha Franklin – ‘One Step Ahead’ (Used For ‘Ms. Fat Booty’)
  37. Jerry Butler – ‘Mechanical Man’ (Used For ‘Bring The Pain’)
  38. Sly & the Family Stone – ‘Trip to your heart’ (Used For ‘Momma Said Knock You Out’)
  39. 20th Century Steel Band – ‘Heaven and Hell is on Earth’ (Used By Various)
  40. Enoch Light – ‘Hijack’ (Used For ‘Off The Books’)
  41. Bobby Caldwell – ‘Open Your Eyes’ (Used For ‘The Light’)

Enjoy as this is a must own mix for any Hip-Hop lover.

Questlove BBC Radio Original Samples Lost Mix

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    • Wavy Maguire on February 16, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    Dope… Thanks

    • Lx on February 16, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    thanks for the music

  1. Instant Download….POW!

    • Jaislayer on May 16, 2011 at 9:54 AM
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    I have some of these on CD, type of music I like to chill too. Thanks.

    1. Yeah. I love this mix. I am still trying to fill in the gaps of the songs I didn’t recognize.

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