On Friday morning June 19th, 2020 my father Martin Vesper Thompson passed away after an extended struggle with various health issues. 2 days later on Father's Day Sunday June 21st, 2020 I recorded a live radio show dedicated to all of the great Dad's I know and love - including my own. It was an emotional (yet therapeutic) set, and one I will always treasure.

Here is the set list:

PAPA LOVES MAMBO : PERRY COMO
AIN’T THAT LOVE : RAY CHARLES
PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG (SELECT MIX) : JAMES BROWN
DADDY COOL : BONEY M.
JUST THE 2 OF US (ARTIQ REMIX) : BILL WITHERS
FATHER & DAUGHTER : PAUL SIMON
FATHER FIGURE (KEN WALKER REMIX) : GEORGE MICHAEL
PRAISE YOU (JMMSTR REFIX) : FATBOY SLIM
BEAUTIFUL BOY (GABRIEOU EDIT) : JOHN LENNON
DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE : GLADYS KNOGHT & THE PIPS
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON : LENNY KRAVITZ
SUGAR DADDY : FLEETWOOD MAC
PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE (MASTER CHIC EDIT) : TEMPTATIONS
PAPA CRAZY : RUN-DMC
YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND : QUEEN
ISN'T SHE LOVELY (STARTING FROM SCRATCH EDIT) : STEVIE WONDER
AIN'T NO HALF STEPPIN' (FATTIE B. EDIT) : BIG DADDY KANE
WHAT'S GOIN' ON (EDDIE SCISSORHANDS EDIT) : MARVIN GAYE
MY GIRL (REGGAE REFIX) : TEMPTATIONS
CARRY ON MY WAYWARD SN (FATTIE B. MASH) : KANSAS
PAPA DON'T TAKE NO MESS : JAMES BROWN
YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND (CHYSTYLE YACHT MAGIC MIX) : JAMES TAYLOR
MY FATHER'S EYES: ERIC CLAPTON
SON OF A PREACHER (REFIX) : DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
BRIDGING THE GAP : NAS (AND HIS FATHER, OLU DARA)
PARENTS JUST DON'TUNDERSTAND : DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE
BIG POPPA (AMERIGO GAZAWAY EDIT) : BIGGIE
YESTERDAY : ATMOSPHERE
DANCE WITH MY FATHER (COVER BY MARION CLARK) : LUTHER VANDROSS
OLD MAN (A-BOMB REMIX) : NEIL YOUNG

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