Tag: J.R. Bailey

Saturday 7pm / Sunday 5pm ET: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

As difficult as I’m sure it will be, this evening on “Great Soul Performances” we will be saluting and paying tribute to one of my childhood friends; the tallest kid in the neighborhood, the late Leroy Binns, who sang with the Charts, the Cadillacs, the Del Vikings and others.

There’ll be music by the Charts, Little Isidore & the Inquisitors, Joel & the Dymensions, Jimmy Castor, the Cadillacs, J.R. Bailey, Laura Nyro with LaBelle (Patti LaBelle-Sarah Dash-Nona Hendryx), the Dovells, the Encounters, Les Cooper & his Soul Rockers, Prince Joseph’s Premiers (Joe Grier), plus I’ll be joined by Leroy’s friends, Joe Grier, Reggie Barnes, Dickie Harmon, Paul Roland Martinez, Joe Rivera and Earl Swindell with their recollections of Leroy. The tribute begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT.

Following “G.S.P.” will be “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where on the playlist you’ll hear songs by: Teddy Pendergrass, El DeBarge, Fred Parris & the Satins, Stephanie Mills, the Trammps, Aaron Neville & the Neville Brothers, the Clark Sisters, Billy Joel, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, Johnny Mathis, Gladys Knight & the Pips and more. The 80s start at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT & 6PM PT. I hope you’ll join me later this evening for our tribute to Leroy Binns on RadioMaxMusic.Com. Below you’ll see photos from my archive of Leroy and many of his friends.

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 had a wonderful weekend in Sarasota, Florida at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, hosting a fantastic show with the Passions, the Mystics, the Lengenday Teenagers, Charlie Thomas & the Drifters and an impressive a Capella group, the Boomers, but it’s back home and back to work. This evening on “Great Soul Performances” you’ll hear: Barbara Mason, Stevie Wonder, the Intruders, J.R. Bailey; with and without the Cadillacs, the Whispers, Dave “Baby” Cortez, Marvin Gaye, Abacko Dream, GQ, the Persuaders, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station and Al Green; both “live in concert” and trust me, a whole lot more. I’ll be with you at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM Mountain Time & 4PM Pacific Time. It’s gonna be good, so I’ll be looking for you later at the “Home Of The Hits” and “Great Soul Performances,”

Monday 6pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsppicWelcome to the “Dog Days of Summer.” It’s August 1st, and time for “Great Soul Performances.” This evening you’ll hear on the show: Barry White, the O’Jays, Archie Bell & the Drells, the Three Degrees; paying homage to the Chantels, Curtis Mayfield, Esther Phillips, the Elgins, the Independents, J.R. Bailey, the Vibrations, Clyde McPhatter; live at the World Famous Apollo Theatre, and a bushel basket full of many other fantastic artists. The program starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. It’s gonna be good. “Great Soul Performances” coming your way this evening on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

Jerry lawsonI think we need some “Sweet Soul Music” on this day after the City of Lights, BobbyJay 7-9-15Paris, was so brutally and viciously attacked last night. We stand in solidarity with the people of France #peaceforparis, America’s first ally. This evening on “Great Soul Performances” you’ll hear: Ike & Tina Turner, Billy Vera & Judy Clay, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, James Brown, Eugene Pitt, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, J.R. Bailey, Barry White, Jesse Belvin, another cut from the new Jerry Lawson CD, a track from James Brown disciple Earl Swindell; known as “Third World Earl,” my buddy Timothy Wilson with the Serenaders and a selection from his current CD, and a live track, in concert from my favorite venue in world “The Bottom Line” in Greenwich Village in NYC, you’ll hear Tony Orlando during the recording of his first ever “live” album. I’m also going to profile the late Allen Toussaint, who passed away on Monday in Madrid, Spain. It’s gonna be a full plate and you don’t want to miss any of it. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT for “Great Soul Performances” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.