BBQ Jams

Please post your favourite bbq jams here - anything that you can imagine meat or veg sizzling on a grill to, usually served with a side of heavyweight beats and basslines and sounding big, bad and beautiful in the sunshine. A few to start you off

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These work really well. Particularly with veggie burgers.

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This is jam hot… jam hot

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But seriously, folks…

I’m a bit of a list-maker, and am always jotting down musical ideas on pieces of paper, or hearing a track and thinking ‘that would be a great intro to a playlist based on the theme of a robot apocalypse’ or some such nonsense. Certain tracks hit my BBQ spot, and over many years I’ve compiled a list of them, but now I actually have a use for that list - I can’t find it. It was ever thus.

Suffice to say, a chugging rhythm and a positive laid-back vibe feel about right.

I played this one last night (not at a BBQ, but I think it’s a good fit) :arrow_down:

And reggae fits the bill perfectly :arrow_down:

And a bit of funky or jazzy folk works well too :arrow_down:

And Brasil… Surely something from Brasil?

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I always enjoy a bit of Brazil whilst having a BBQ. This one sticks in my memory as something that fitted my mood (I’d just bought the TSTD Brazil comp at the time)

Sandra Sá - Guarde Minha Vez (Álbum: Vale Tudo) - YouTube

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To me its got to be hip hop for the BBQ:

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A few more latin flavours to add to the grill

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I was listening to this yesterday. Has a sinuous bass and a lolloping laid-back vibe. Even the song’s title fits BBQ season.

Edit: this was comped by 4 Hero a few years ago

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Would definitely be shaking a leg (dad dance) to this after one too many as the haloumi casually slips through the cracks in the grill…

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No meat for me, thanks. The salads look good. I’d want them dressed with a bit of country funk.

I’ve posted this before, in Ant’s old soundalikes thread, but I guess it’s essential advice for the morning preparations:

Getting a bit more lively, one for the old school B Boys & Girls. (The break is at 1.33)

Ending the night with some deep soul gut-wrenchers. If you feel the tears welling up you can say it’s the smoke in your eyes.

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Great minds, and all that… Was about to add some languid funky country dressing to my vegan burger

Kris has quite a few tracks which fit the bill, I think

And I’m sure BBQs are a very southern thing, no…?

A stone cold classic to go with an ice cold beer…

My 2nd contribution from Nancy - it’s her version of the Bobbi Gentry classic

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I think someone sprinkled some peyote in the marinade, right?

@lazlo72 That, or a profound and transcendental carbohydrate coma

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Ok so adding a couple of blues & country funk skewers of my own here

A couple of classic rhyming jams for @Lordnoiz

Something to keep the coals glowing as the sun goes down and the wind picks up

… and a tribal psychotropic hot dog after dark for @Supersquishee

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@lazlo72 Utah … get me two!

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Some more hip hop.
Perfect for a sunny afternoon:

I always wanted to know why Big Daddy Kane wasn’t in the western scene on this:

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This version gives the Sandra Sa classic some BBQ bounce

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