Lazy Sunday – Jim Sharp’s mixtape

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the lazy sunday, a mix and a day at home

Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, a mix close to the perfection arranged by the very talented Jim Sharp

It’s Sunday and for this new edition of our Lazy Sunday Mix, I will take you away on a great adventure, a fantastic trip organized by Jim Sharp with his mixtape “Straighten it Out“!

For those who don’t know him yet, Jim Sharp is a Dj / Producer from Toronto and based in London. He reigns on the English musical scene as a Dj and this for several years now. His credo: many mixes and remixes with a Hip Hop, Soul, and Funk touch. Notably known for having been the resident DJ at Ali B‘s legendary Soul & Funk sessions at The Paradise (West London), Sharp also surrounded himself with great DJs such as DJ Format, Mr. Thing, Spin Doctor and others for high level collaborations. More recently, Jim Sharp became an active member of Sip The Juice, a collective of Hip Hop DJs based in Bristol, UK.

marvin gaye and tammi terrell holding hands
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
So for this new Lazy Sunday, I am very pleased to present you the mixtape “Straighten it Out” by Jim Sharp. An incredible soul, funk, hip hop mix performed with a high-precision! He mixes with talent and intelligence, with looped drum breaks and samples, the big names in the music industry such as Amy Winehouse, Dee Edwards, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Curtis Mayfield, Wendy Rene, Naughty BY Nature, Pete Rock, Biggie, Blackstreet, The Biz, Wu-Tang and that’s the least of it!
Long story short, a perfect mix to enjoy a Lazy Sunday! Thanks Jim for spreading the love!

– Press play and enjoy your Lazy Sunday –

And I urge you to check out his Soundcloud for more excellent tracks.

Tracklist
1. Grandma’s Hands (Jim Sharp Edit) – Bill Withers
2. Ain’t No Stairway High Enough (Gramatik Edit) – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
3. I Forgot To Be Your Lover (Jim Sharp Edit) – William Bell
4. Trippin Out (Jim Sharp Edit) – Curtis Mayfield
5. Clap Your Hands (Hansi Edit) – The Meters & ATCQ
6. Tearz (Jim Sharp Edit) – Wendy Rene
7. Gimme Your Love (Jim Sharp Edit) – The Sisters Love
8. Fly Like An Eagle (Jim Sharp Edit) – Steve Miller Band
9. Clean Up Woman (Jim Sharp Edit) – Betty Wright
10. Biggie Payback (Jim Sharp Edit) – James Brown Feat. Biggie
11. I Got The (Streets Is Watching Edit) – Labi Siffre
12. Get Me Back On Time (Danny Massure Edit) – Wilson Pickett
13. Rubber Band (Jim Sharp Edit) – Trammps
14. Sexy Coffee Pot Funk (Nick Bike Edit) – Tony Avalon & The Belairs
15. I Keep Asking You Questions (Jim’s Criminology Edit) – Black Ivory
16. They Don’t Want Music (Pete Rock Remix) – BEP & JB
17. Dazz (Jim’s Edit) – Brick
18. Where You Are (Illo Edit) – The Jacksons
19. Greedy LaGhost (Jim Sharp Edit) – Brentfords Allstars & Ghostface
20. You Know I’m No Good (Jim Sharp Funk Edit) – Amy Winehouse
21. Our Generation (J.Straighten It Out Edit) – Ernie Hines & CL Smooth
22. Why Can’t There Be Love (Pilooski Edit) – Dee Edwards
23. We Can Work It Out (DJ Apt One Edit) – York Street Hustle
24. Funky (J.Re-Edit) – The Chamber Brothers
25. These Eyes – The Guess Who