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.

Saturday 7pm ET: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

Bobby Jay during Legends Concert presented by Laguardia – January 10, 2007 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States.

When we get together later for “Great Soul Performances,” I’ll have on our musical menu: The Chi-Lites, O’Jays, Ohio Players, Ashford & Simpson, Turbans, Wilson Pickett, Laddins, Martha & the Vandellas, Joe Tex, Blue Magic, Temptations, War, Larry Chance & the Earls, Four Tops with Billy Eckstein; live in concert and more. It starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT.

“Great Soul Performances 2:The 80s” follows, with music by: Gene Chandler, Whispers, Bar-Kays, Barry White, Patti LaBelle, Earl Swindell (Third World Earl), O’Jays, Shalamar, Diana Ross, Etta James, Freddie Mercury & Queen, Bobby Womack and many others. It kicks off at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT & 6PM PT.

Don’t forget the encore performances tomorrow, Sunday at 5PM eastern. So I hope to see you later this evening for “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Saturday 7pm ET: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

This evening on “Great Soul Performances” I’ve got some nice songs for you from artists like: The Whispers, the Mad Lads, Lloyd Price, Theola Kilgore, Eugene Pitt, Blue Magic, the Five Stairsteps, the Shells, the Dells, Billy Stewart, Raphael Saadiq, Freddie Scott, the Magnificent Men; live at the Uptown Theatre in Philadelphia, and so much more. It kicks off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT.

Then at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT & 6PM PT it will be time for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” where you’ll hear: Diana Ross, Al Jarreau, Cameo, Marvin Gaye, Gene Chandler, Rick James & Teena Marie, the Main Ingredient, Etta James, the Spinners, Michael Jackson, George Benson and others. Encore time tomorrow Sunday as usual at 5PM eastern time. It’s all good with “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com. I think by this time, many of you have heard of the passing of another of my childhood buddies from our neighborhood, Leroy Binns of the Charts, the Cadillacs and the Del Vikings. Next Saturday I’ll be paying tribute to Lee on “G.S.P.” and I hope you’ll join me for it.

Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

This evening on “Great Soul Performances” I’ll be shining the spotlight on and saluting a song writer I had deep affection for, Jerome Felder, known professionally as Doc Pomus, along with his writing partner Mort Shuman.

You’ll hear Doc Pomus in his own words, talk about his illustrious career, as well as insights from Ben E. King, Jerry Lieber, the late Dr. John, Doc’s brother; the renown attorney Raoul Felder and music by: Ben E. King along with Charlie Thomas & the Drifters, Big Joe Turner, birthday boy Dion DiMucci & the Belmonts, the Coasters, Ray Charles, the Mystics, Gary U.S. Bonds, the Del Satins, Elvis Presley, Damita Jo, Cissy Houston, Howard Tate, Jay & the Americans, Gene McDaniels and Doc Pomus himself; when he was carving out a career as a young blues singer and several other performers.

It’ll begin at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. On its heels will come “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where on the playlist are: Barry & Glodean White, Cameo, Carl Carlton, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Run D.M.C., Billy Ocean, Barbara Mason, Grandmaster Flash, Gene Chandler, Gladys Knight and more. It happens at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT.

I think you’ll learn quite a lot about what goes into writing hit songs from the legendary Doc Pomus later this evening on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

On this Memorial Day Weekend when we remember and pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, “Great Soul Performances” will present an array of great talent to get you motivated on this “unofficial” start of the summer season.

You’ll hear: The Four Tops, the Main Ingredient, Barbara Mason, the Clovers, Bloodstone, Sam Cooke, the Sylvers, Etta James, Harvey Fuqua & the Spinners, Foster Sylvers, Billy Stewart, the 5 Royales, Little Willie John, the Laddins, Lou Rawls, the Embers, the Magnificent Men; live in concert from the Uptown Theatre in Philadelphia and so many others.

It kicks off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Immediately following at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT will be “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where on the playlist will be: Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, New Edition with Little Anthony Gourdine, the Ad-Libs, Whitney Houston, the Manhattans, Freddie Jackson, Johnnie Taylor, Anita Baker, Gene Chandler and more. It’s all good, and I think you’ll have a good time, so join me later this evening on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Coming after the holiday weekend we will present the Dells special. Stay tuned for details!!

Monday 6pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

After a tumultuous and deadly weekend, my thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and my friends in London. In a few hours I’ll be playing some boss songs by artists such as: The Temptations, Ruby & the Romantics, the Joe Cuba Sextet, Irma Thomas, the Vibrations, Etta James, the Flamingos, Jimmy Castor, Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters, Nancy Wilson, in concert: Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler, the Impressions, Gene Chandler and a whole lot of other fantastic artists. The fun begins at 6PM ET, 5PM CT, 4PM MT, 3PM PT, for “Great Soul Performances” on the “Home Of The Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Wednesday 6pm: Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s with Bobby Jay

I’ve got some nice songs for you this evening on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s.” You’ll hear: Sylvester, Heatwave, the Bar-Kays, Gene Chandler, the Impressions, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Bloodstone, Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey, Main Ingredient and others. Check us out at 6PM ET, 5PM CT, 4PM MT & 3PM PT. “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” just for you this “Hump Day” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Wednesday 7pm: Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s with Bobby Jay

Gsp 2 NewOnce again it’s Wednesday; mid-week, (you know what we call it) and time for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s.” On the playlist: Michael Jackson, the Manhattan Transfer, Luther Vandross, Dynasty, Gene Chandler, Donna Summer, Debbie Harry & Blondie, the Capris, Billy Joel, Stephanie Mills and others. The show begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. I’ll be looking for you later this evening for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” at the home of the greatest hits of the 60s, 70s & 80s, RadioMaxMusic.Com. Happy You Know What Day. Later ‘Gator!

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

GSP-LOGOToday is the second day of the brand new year 2017 and this evening will be our first “Great Soul Performances” of the year, with music from: The O’Jays, Gene Chandler, the Isley Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Eugene Pitt, Archie Bell & the Drells, J.R. Bailey, Joe Bataan, the Originals, Barbara Lynn, James Brown, the Contours (live in concert) and several others. Drop on by at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Hope you’re enjoying your New Year’s weekend and I’ll be looking forward to seeing you this evening for “Great Soul Performances” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsppicI think I’m going to have a wonderful show for you later this evening when “Great Soul Performances” comes your way. On the playlist: Jerry Butler, the Spinners, Joe Tex, the Intruders, Kim Weston, Stevie Wonder, Gene Chandler, Ruth Brown, Deon Jackson, the Joe Cuba Sextet, plus a few cuts from the “Echoes Of Etta, Live At Joe’s Pub, New York City” CD, featuring William Blake & Michael Thomas Murray with their fantastic tribute to Etta James. You’ll also hear from Etta James the soloist and Etta with Harvey Fuqua. In concert will be the “Genius of Soul” Ray Charles and believe me, a lot more. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. You see, it’s gonna a good time this evening at the “Best Station On The Internet” as we bring you “Great Soul Performances, only on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Wednesday 7pm: Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s with Bobby Jay

gsp2Well, the election is over and we just have wait and see what happens after January 20th. I know what’s gonna happen this evening, that’s when “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” comes your way with music from: Marvin Gaye, Barry & Glodean White, the Gap Band, Gene Chandler, Shalamar, Z.Z. Hill, Patti Austin & James Ingram, Richard “Dimples” Fields, Barbara Mason, Isaac Hayes, Sister Sledge and more. The program starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. I’ll be looking for you later for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

gsp2Ok, “Super Tuesday” is over, and now it’s time for “Wacky Wednesday;” aka “Hump Day” on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where else, but on RadioMaxMusic.Com. On the playlist this evening will be: Brass Construction, GQ, Gene Chandler, Cameo, Ashford & Simpson, David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks, the Bar-Kays, Marvin Gaye, the Dells, Paul Shaffer, Anita Baker and more. Stop on by at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. After the original airing tonight, you can listen again until the new show airs next Wednesday by going to: http://radiomaxmusic.com/gsp2listen.html. I’ll see you later on for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80” on RadioMax. Happy “Hump Day!”

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.