Midnight in a Perfect World: DJ Nitty Gritty

Local Music, Midnight In A Perfect World

Seattle's Garrett Lunceford, a.k.a. DJ Nitty Gritty, has become a staple on the soul scene as a current resident DJ at the Sophisticated Mama parties at Havana on Thursdays, as well as often rocking it with the influential Emerald City Soul Club crew. Propelled by a love for the finest in both rare and popular soul, funk, and R&B from the 1960s and early 1970s, DJ Nitty Gritty came to KEXP equipped with a toolbox full of vinyl 45s to piece together a killer throwback mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.

DJ Nitty GrittyIntro
Morris VaughnMy Love Keeps Growing
The WebbsThis Thing Called Love
Little Carl CarltonLook At Mary Wonder
Calvin ArnoldScoobie Do
Sammy BrownGot To Leave This Town
The MetrosLet's Groove
The Chambers BrothersUptown
Howard TateNight Owl
The PoetsShe Blew A Good Thing
James K-NineLive It Up
John EllisonYou've Got To Have Rhythm
Jean & The DarlingsHow Can You Mistreat The One You Love
Bettye Scott and the Del-VettsGood Feeling
Stevie WonderMusic Talk
Samson & DelilahKeep Me In Mind
Mitty CollierGit Out
The TemptationsI Want A Love I Can See
Sir Mack RiceIt's All Right
William BellJust As I Thought
The Buena VistasBoss Sauce
The LarksPhilly Dog
Joe Sherman & The Arena BrassFever
Barbra CarrShake Your Head
DJ Nitty GrittyInterview / Outro

Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP's weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend.

Thanks to New Belgium Brewing for their support.

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