The Woofer Radio Lockdown Playlist
So here we are, the world on lockdown, what does one do? Music is always the answer. Here’s a playlist to get you through the lockdown/quarantine/self-isolation, whichever one you find yourself in.
1. David Peaston We’re all in this together – That’s right, doesn’t matter where you are on the planet, we’re all in this together.
2. Akon -Locked Up – No explanations required here.
3. Ice Cube Check Yo Self – Obey the rules, stay inside, don’t go outside except necessary, if you do, remember the social distancing rules, 2 metres, wash your hands often. Or you will wriggidy wreck yo self.
4. Ludacris – Get Back – If you must be outside and anyone comes within said 2 metres, tell them to get back!
5. The Whispers – Contagious – Because this virus is extremely contagious and as yet, there is no cure nor vaccine.
6. Jill Scott – A Long Walk – Eat healthy, exercise, take a long walk but not too long.
7. Al B Sure – Off on Your Own – If you have to go into self-isolation, you will be on your own.
8. De la Soul – Me, Myself & I – Make sure you’re only by yourself, no on else.
9. Chic – Soup For One – Self isolation means self-isolation.
10. Jaki Graham – Set Me Free – You will want your freedom.
11. The Gap Band – Keep Holdin On – But you have to keep holding on.
12. Ghetto Boys – My Mind’s Playing Tricks On Me – Your mind will play tricks on you.
13. BB & Q Band – Dreamer – Use your mind to overcome the situation, dream, imagine.
14. The Temptations – I’ll Keep My Light in My Window – Just keep a light in your window.
15. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On? – The question on everyone’s lips.
16. Prince – Sign O’ The Times – Is this a sign of the times?
17. Fatback – Is this The Future? – Or is it just a sign of the future?
18. Funkadelic – One Nation Under A Groove – we are one nation under this groove, scratch that, we are one world under this groove.
19. Timex Social Club – Rumours – And now we’re hearing all types of rumours.
20. Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me – Could any of it be true?
21. Michael Jackson – Working Day & Night – And now we’re all working from home and don’t seem to know when the working day ends.
22. Diana Ross – It’s My House – But it’s also my office now.
23. Aretha Franklin – Who’s Zooming Who? – Telephone calls, Skype calls emails, Zoom conference calls, how did we get here?
24. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway – Back Together Again – On the up side, the family’s back together again.
25. Deodato – Keep It in The Family – And we’re keeping it in the family.
26. Billy Paul – Let’s Make a Baby – Stay inside means there will be corona babies, quote me on that.
27. Kool & The Gang – Jones vs Jones – Sadly stay inside also means there will be covidivorces, don’t quote me on that.
28. Aaron Hall – It’s Gonna Be Alright – But we know it will be alright.
29. The O’Jays – Put Our Heads Together – Because the brightest minds are putting their heads together to find a cure.
30. Mike and Brenda Sutton – We’ll Make it – We know we’ll make it.
31. Heavy D & The Boyz – Peaceful Journey – Sadly some will not, and a peaceful journey to all who do not.
32. MC Hammer – Pray – And a prayer for us all for this to end soon.
33. Optimistic – Sounds of Blackness – We have to stay optimistic and keep our heads to the sky.
34. Joe Public – Live & Learn – And when this is over, let’s hope we’ve learned it’s lessons.
35. The Reddings – The Awakening – Because this is surely our awakening!
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