#Growns you already know what it is… it’s almost the weekend and not just any weekend… a holiday weekend and by most accounts the beginning of summer. Heavy on the ’70s and ’80s sauce– this playlist is guaranteed to be a hit with the towel on the shoulder stay away from my grill crowd as well as the supreme trash-talker at the spades table. I mean you’ve got

Maze (Gotta have Maze)
MFSB
MJ
The Commodores
Teena Marie
Kool & The Gang
Heatwave
King Floyd
Roy Ayers
Cameo
Slave
Stevie

Just to name a few. 150 tracks 12 hours and 41 minutes of (mostly) gettin’ down. Charcoal and lighter fluid mayne. Tell your peoples GFM’s got what they need for the paper plate and aluminum foil gang takeover. Ya heard.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.