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Ram Aug 19, 2022
Nice show, with the whole side stories. I am Enjoying. This songs are meaning something to me..
Kyle Aug 22, 2017
Awesome show ! I grew up on all these tracks. They still give me goosebumps. And great to hear the historicale inject from Duke Eatmon. Nuff respect all WeFunk crew !
hugo Aug 18, 2017
Musically you surprise any dj.
John Aug 17, 2017
Loving the deep funk from Shanghai.
David Kutchara Aug 17, 2017
Longtime listener, Minneapolis native! Big Ups Wefunk!!!
Eatmon is right: a musical education every week!

Bartek Aug 15, 2017
Roy Marsden Aug 15, 2017
Awesome as always guys, been listening for the last 10 years and loved every minute

Show 912

Minneapolis legends Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis take the spotlight as musicologist Duke Eatmon recounts their ascent from Prince proteg├ęs playing with The Time to a star-making run with the SOS Band, Alexander O'Neal and Janet Jackson.

DJs & GUESTS Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon / RECORDED April 21, 2017 / HOSTING daduke, PJ, Oliver & Mike. You can help too!


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  • intro
  • time - the stick
  • talk: intro, joining prince and forming the time (over time - the stick, prince - party up)
  • talk: upstaging prince on tour, starting to write and produce for the s.o.s. band, getting fired by prince (over the time - the walk (live), s.o.s. band - no one's gonna love you)
  • s.o.s. band - high hopes
  • klymaxx - wild girls
  • ice-t - the coldest rap
  • talk: early rap production, opening doors with clarence avant and leon sylvers (over klymaxx - all turned out)
  • cheryl lynn - encore
  • gladys knight & the pips - when you're far away
  • change - change of heart
  • patti austin - the heat of heat
  • talk: the iconic roland 808 drum machine, defining the jam & lewis sound with the s.o.s. band (over patti austin - the heat of heat, s.o.s. band - for your love)
  • s.o.s. band - just be good to me
  • s.o.s. band - just the way you like it
  • s.o.s. band - borrowed love
  • talk: princely perfection without sequencing, choosing singers to build with (over s.o.s. band - borrowed love, cherrelle - fragile)
  • cherrelle - i didn't mean to turn you on
  • alexander o'neal - innocent
  • cherrelle feat. alexander o'neal - saturday love
  • talk: helping janet jackson gain "control" (over cherrelle feat. alexander o'neal - saturday love)
  • janet jackson - what have you done for me lately
  • janet jackson - control
  • talk: taking the minneapolis sound to mainstream success (over janet jackson - control, janet jackson - nasty)
  • herb alpert - diamonds
  • human league - i need your loving
  • talk: outro (over human league - i need your loving)
  • pia zadora - dance out of my head
  • alexander o'neal - fake

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