Tag: Gene Chandler

Tuesday 7/7/2020 2pm ET: Feature Artist – Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler (born Eugene Drake Dixon on July 6, 1937) is an American singer, songwriter, music producer and record label executive. Nicknamed “The Duke of Earl” or simply “The Duke”, he is best known for his most successful songs “Duke of Earl” and “Groovy Situation” and his association with The Dukays, the Impressions and Curtis Mayfield.

Chandler is a Grammy Hall Of Fame inductee and a winner of both the National Association of Television and Radio Announcers’ (NATRA) “Producer of the Year” Award and the Rhythm and Blues Foundation’s Pioneer Award. He is also one of a just a few singers to achieve chart successes spanning the doo-wop, rhythm and blues, soul, and disco musical eras, with some Top 40 pop and R&B chart hits between 1961 and 1986. Chandler was inducted as a performer into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame on August 24, 2014. In 2016, he became a “Double Inductee” into the R&B Hall of Fame, having received a Special Induction as an R&B Music Pioneer.

Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s with Bobby Jay 5pm ET

GSP2On “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” this afternoon, we’ve got a nice mix of music for you. You’ll hear from: B.T. Express, Jimmy Castor, Isley, Jasper, Isley, Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde, Sharon Redd, Herb Alpert & Janet Jackson, Gene Chandler, Natalie Cole & Peabo Bryson, Ray, Goodman & Brown, Lori Perry & Gerald Alston and a host of other fantastic 80’s songs. Join me at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT and 2PM PT, to be followed by an encore of last evening’s “Disco” show on “Great Soul Performances” at 7PM eastern time. All-in-all, it’s shaping up to be a wonderful Sunday afternoon of music with you, me and the music, together on RadioMaxMusic. com. See Ya Later, ‘Gator!

Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s with Bobby Jay 5pm ET

Souls Hits 80sThis afternoon on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” you’ll hear music by: Prince, GQ, Gene Chandler, Eric B. & Rakim, Luther Vandross, the Gap Band, El DeBarge, the Average White Band, Fonda Rae, New Kids On The Block, Third World and more. It begins at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT and 2PM PT, and will be followed by an encore of last night’s “Beach Music” show on “Great Soul Performances” at 7PM eastern. A nice four hours of music awaits you today with me and RadioMaxMusic.com.

 

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

gsp-iPhoneIt feels good to be back in the home studio after spending the last three weeks in Massachusetts, so, it’s once again time for “Great Soul Performances” on home turf. This evening we’ll hear music from: the Commodores, Gene Chandler, Blue Magic, Angel Rissoff, Joe Cuba, Wynonnie Harris, Archie Bell & the Drells, Jimmy Castor, the Soul Survivors, Ray Charles & the Raelettes, Curtis Mayfield live in concert, segment 9 of the “Motown Story” and a whole lot more. We’ll begin as usual at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. Let’s get together and have a good time later on “Great Soul Performance” right here on RadioMaxMusic.com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp

 

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Bobby Jay

This evening when we get together for “Great Soul Performances,” on the playlist will be: Johnnie Taylor, the Four Tops, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Maxine Brown, Tavares, Jackie Ross, Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, the Sylvers, Gene Chandler, the Five Stairsteps and R. Kelly, live in concert, plus of course much more. It begins; following “Great Soul Performances 2:The 80’s,” at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT with encore performances on Monday at 10PM and Wednesday at 12 Noon; all times are EDT. Don’t forget, I’ll be looking for you later today for “G.S.P.” only on RadioMaxMusic.com.