I hope everyone treated their dads wonderfully yesterday on Father’s Day, and with that in mind, this evening on “Great Soul Performances” all songs are about “Daddy,” “Father,” and “Poppa.” On deck to render these songs will be: Luther Vandross, Horace Silver, Gladys Knight & the Pips, James Brown, the Students, the Chi-Lites, Sylvia Robinson, the Temptations, Joe Bataan, the Winstons, Etta James, Joel & the Dymensions; featuring Joel Katz, Johnny Maestro and yours truly, Usher, Soul II Soul with Isaac Hayes; live in concert, and several others. Be here for “Dad” at 6PM ET, 5PM CT, 4PM MT and 3PM PT. It’s all about our “Fathers” this evening with “Great Soul Performances” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
Today 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.
Congratulations to Michael Phelps on winning his 19th Gold Medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil yesterday. With that in mind, on “Great Soul Performances” this evening, we will play songs relating to Rio and the Olympics by artists like: Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz, Nat “King” Cole, the Two Step Orchestra; Gloria & Tony Nazzaro (my cousins), the Ritchie Family, Barry Manilow, Xavier Cugat, and also songs by Jimmy Castor, Joe Bataan, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, the Vibrations, the Magnificent Men, another from my fellow WWRL “Soul Brother,” Imhotep Gary Byrd, Curtis Mayfield; live in concert from the Bitter End in New York City and several others. The “Samba” begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. So, will I see you later? Looking for you when I lay “Great Soul Performances” on your ears at the “Home of the Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.
It’s the “Summer Solstice!” The first day of summer has arrived. Also, it will be the longest day of the year. Aren’t we blessed? I hope you treated your Dad well yesterday for “Father’s Day.” This evening on “Great Soul Performances,” (albeit a day late) we’ll salute our fathers with all songs saluting “Dad,” “Father,” “Daddy” and “Papa.” Those artists paying tribute will be: Luther Vandross, Lenny Kravitz, the Temptations,(my Facebook friend) Paul Peterson, the Astors, James Brown, Ben E. King, the Chi-Lites, Wayne Newton, Ruth Brown, Joe Bataan, Beyoncé and others. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Let’s color him “Father,” and color him “Love” later on “Great Soul Performances” here on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
I’m really feeling my mortality today. Muhammad Ali’s passing on Friday, brings home the fact that my generation is beginning to leave the stage of life in increasing numbers. Ali was one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, who’s talent both in and out of the boxing ring will never be matched. He could act, light on his feet; he was quite a dancer, he was an original rapper, he was a poet; and boy did he know it, and he even fancied himself a singer. So this evening on “Great Soul Performances,” we are going to salute and pay tribute to “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali. You will hear Ali in his own words, which will be a nostalgic remembrance for those of us who grew up with him, and for those much younger people who weren’t blessed to have those memories, I think it will be an eye-opening (or is it, ear-opening) experience. You’ll also hear music from the likes of: Lou Rawls, the Supremes, Van Morrison, Jimmy Castor, the Temptations, Joe Bataan, Bobby Byrd, the Desires, the Emotions, Dyke & the Blazers and others. Our tribute begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Muhammad Ali will forever be “The Greatest Of All Time!” Join me and let’s celebrate his life and career this evening on “Great Soul Performances” at the home of the “Greatest Hits of The 60s, 70s, and 80s,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.
It’s the first weekend of Fall and our second weekend at the “Big E” so, this evening on “Great Soul Performances” you’ll be hearing from: Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Sly & the Family Stone, the Temptations, Joe Bataan, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Dells, the Manhattans, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Doggett & his Combo, another segment in my talks with Brook Benton, Stevie Wonder; in concert, “live” from London, and much more. We’ll start at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. I think it’s going to be a fun-filled evening of music, and i invite one and all to join with me in the festivities from the fairground up here in West Springfield, Massachusetts, as it comes to you exclusively on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
Tomorrow is “Father’s Day,” so this evening on “Great Soul Performances” we’ll play songs for “Dad” as well as pay a musical tribute to one of the greatest vocalists of all time, the late “Little” Jimmy Scott who passed away on Thursday. In addition you’ll hear: Major Harris, Joe Bataan, the Dells, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Michael Jackson from his “Xscape” CD, Minnie Riperton, Big Joe Turner, James Brown, Sly & the Family Stone and Stevie Wonder “live in concert” plus more.
Well, it’s the last Saturday in March and time for “Great Soul Performances.” On the broadcast this evening we’ll feature Sly & the Family Stone, the Mad Lads, Joe Bataan, Jeff Floyd, the Flamingos, the Whispers, Aretha Franklin, the Delfonics, Main Ingredient, the Dells, Eddie Floyd, Ike & Tina Turner, Graham Central Station; live in concert and a whole lot more. It kicks of (following an encore of “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s at 5PM) at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. If you miss it you can catch the encore performances on Monday at 10PM or Wednesday at 12Noon. All times are eastern daylight saving time. So join me later for musical fun and exploration, as we get it on only on RadioMaxMusic.com.
It’s Saturday, and time once again for “Great Soul Performances.” On the broadcast this evening you’ll hear: Sylvester, Bruno Mars, the Chi-Lites, Joe Bataan the O’Jays, Luther Vandross “live,” my recording disc jockey friends; Imhotep Gary Byrd (WWRL), Enoch Gregory, the “Dixie Drifter” (WWRL) and E. Rodney Jones (WVON) plus many more. It should be a lot of fun. – Bobby Jay