SOLAR RADIO TOP 500 – 2020…201 -300

At the end of 2019, TONY MONSON asked all connected with SOLAR RADIO, including DJs, listeners, artists and all friends of the station to submit their ALL TIME TOP 10 favourite tracks and albums. Contributors totalled some 500 people, from whose suggestions the TOP 500 chart was compiled, the third segment of which- 201 to 300 – is below…

201 ROSE ROYCE – Still in love

202 HOWARD JOHNSON – Keeping love new

203 EDDIE RUSS – LP See the light – Zaius/See the light

204 BOBBY WOMACK – Across 110th street

205 TEENA MARIE – It must be magic

206 MASTERS AT WORK – To be in love

207 ROSE ROYCE – Is it love you’re after

208 BARRY WHITE – Let the music play

209 MFSB – Mysteries of the world

210 JOHNNY GILL – My my my

211 SUGARHILL GANG – Rappers delight

212 PRINCE – I wanna be your lover

213 SEAWIND – LP Seawind – He loves you

214 ALPHONSE MOUZON – LP By all means – By all means/Do I have to

215 LENNY WELCH – Since I fell  you

216 KLEEER – LP Intimate connection – Intimate connection/You did it again/Next time it’s for real etc

217 MARLENA SHAW – Go away little boy

218 GEORGE SOULE – Get involved

219 ORIGINALS – Baby I’m for real

220 KAZU MATSUI PROJECT LP Standing on the outside – Time flies/Sunset memories etc

221 HERBIE HANCOCK – I thought it was you

222 BROTHERS JOHNSON – Streetwave

223 AQUARIAN DREAM – You’re a star

224 EARTH WIND & FIRE – LP Gratitude – Reasons/Africano etc

225 CHUCKII BOOKER – Games

226 WORLD PREMIERE – Share the night

227 THELMA HOUSTON – Saturday night Sunday morning

228 McCRARYS – Love on a summer night

229 LOU RAWLS – Stop me from starting this feeling

230 DARRELL BANKS – Open the door to your heart

231 CARL ANDERSON – Buttercup

232 EMOTIONS – Don’t ask my neighbours

233 O’JAYS – Extraordinary girl

234 ROY AYERS – LP Mystic moment – Evolution/Life is just a moment etc

235 DONALD BYRD – LP Street lady – Street lady

236 JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON – I need it

237 BLUE ZONE – Big thing

238 ARETHA FRANKLIN – LP Lady soul – Ain’t no way/Since you’ve been gone

239 TEMPTATIONS – My girl

240 TEENA MARIE – Behind the groove

241 JIMMY COBB – So nobody else can hear

242 SLY & THE FAMILY STONE –  If you want me to stay

243 MTUME -So you wanna be a star

244 ISLEY BROTHERS – My love is your love

245 4 HERO – Les fleur

246 ROSE ROYCE – Wishing on a star

247 O’JAYS – For the love of money

248 JAMIROQUAI – Space cowboy

249 MANHATTANS – Crazy

250 INCOGNITO – Always there

251 CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARD – Give me just a little more time

252 ARETHA FRANKLIN – Daydreaming

253 PLEASURE – LP Accept no substitutes – Ghettos of the mind

254 JEAN CARN – Was that all it was

255 SHARON REDD – Never give you up

256 CHI-LITES – Changing for you

257 JAMES BROWN – Get up offa that thing

258 CONTOURS – Just a little misunderstanding

259 MANU DIBANGO – Big blow

260 STEVE PARKS – Moving in the right direction

261 BILLY PAUL – Me & Mrs. Jones

262 BREAKWATER – Say you love me girl

263 PEOPLES CHOICE – Do it anyway you wanna

264 EUGENE WILDE -Gotta get you home tonight

265 WINDJAMMER – Tossing and turning

266 BERNARD WRIGHT – Who do you love

267 SHAUN ESCOFFERY – Space rider

268 CON FUNK SHUN – Got to be enough

269 FATBACK – She’s my shining star

270 ROY AYERS –  LP- Can’t you see me/You send me/Get on up get on down/And don’t you say no

271 STEVE ARRINGTON’S HALL OF FAME – LP   – You meet my approval/Weak at the knees etc

272 DAVID BENDETH – Feel the  real

273 POCKETS – Come go with me

274 T-CONNECTION – Do what you wanna do

275 PLEASURE – Glide

276 JEFFREY OSBORNE – I really don’t need no light

277 BOBBY McFERRIN – LP Bobby McFerrin – Moondance/Dance with me etc

278 AL GREEN – LP Love and happiness/I’m still in love with you/For rhe good times etc

279 LAURYN HILL – LP Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – Ex-factor/Doo-wop etc

280 JOHN LEGEND – Ordinary people

281 CHI-LITES – You don’t have to go

282 CHIC – Good times

283 DONALD BYRD – Loving you

284 ARETHA FRANKLIN – LP Jump to it – Jump to it/It’s just your love/Love me right etc

285 MINNIE RIPPERTON – Inside my love

286 GREGORY PORTER – LP Take me to the alley – Insanity/Holding on/French African queen etc

287 OMAR – There’s nothing like this

288 WEBSTER LEWIS – LP Touch my love – Barbara Ann

289 INCOGNITO – Parisienne girl

290 MARVIN GAYE – Abraham Martin & John

291 MASURRATI & HUEY HARRIS – Super duper lovin’

292 FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION – Grazing in the grass

293 JAMES BROWN  Sex machine

294 O’JAYS – Used to be my girl

295 OHIO PLAYERS – LP Honey – Sweet sticky thing/Love rollercoaster etc

296 HUDSON PEOPLE – Trip to your mind

297 NOLAN PORTER – If I could only be sure

298 ALICIA MYERS . I want to thank you

299 JONES GIRLS – Keep it coming

300 JOCELYN BROWN – Somebody else’s guy