Tag: Joe Simon

Wednesday 9/1/21 2pm ET: Feature Artist – Joe Simon

Joe Simon (born September 2, 1943) is an American soul and R&B musician. He began as a Gospel Artist singing with the Golden West Dingers in the Bay Area in California. A consistent presence on the US charts between 1964 and 1981, Simon charted 51 U.S. Pop and R&B chart hits between 1964 and 1981, including eight times in the US top forty, thirty-eight times in the top 40 of the US R&B charts, and 13 chart hits in Canada. His biggest hits included three number one entries on the US Billboard R&B chart: “The Chokin’ Kind” (1969), “Power of Love” (1972), and “Get Down, Get Down (Get on the Floor)” (1975).

In 1999 Simon was inducted as a Pioneer Award honoree by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Joss Stone covered “The Chokin’ Kind” on her 2003 album, The Soul Sessions.

Simon has had a number of his songs sampled by other artists, including OutKast, who sampled “Before the Night is Over” in their hit “So Fresh, So Clean” and Lil’ Kim, who sampled Simon’s “It Be’s That Way Sometimes” in “Magic Stick”, featuring 50 Cent. Memphis Bleek sampled Simon’s “Trace Your Love” for the track “Alright” on his 2005 534 album.

Monday 12pm: Feature Artist – Joe Simon

Joe Simon (born September 2, 1943) is an American soul and R&B musician. He began as a Gospel Artist singing with the Golden West Dingers in the Bay Area in California. A consistent presence on the US charts between 1964 and 1981, Simon charted 51 U.S. Pop and R&B chart hits between 1964 and 1981, including eight times in the US top forty, thirty-eight times in the top 40 of the US R&B charts, and 13 chart hits in Canada. His biggest hits included three number one entries on the US Billboard R&B chart: “The Chokin’ Kind” (1969), “Power of Love” (1972), and “Get Down, Get Down (Get on the Floor)” (1975).

In 1999 Simon was inducted as a Pioneer Award honoree by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Joss Stone covered “The Chokin’ Kind” on her 2003 album, The Soul Sessions.

Simon has had a number of his songs sampled by other artists, including OutKast, who sampled “Before the Night is Over” in their hit “So Fresh, So Clean” and Lil’ Kim, who sampled Simon’s “It Be’s That Way Sometimes” in “Magic Stick”, featuring 50 Cent. Memphis Bleek sampled Simon’s “Trace Your Love” for the track “Alright” on his 2005 534 album.

Thursday 6pm: Across The Tracks: Featuring – One (Part 3)

This installment of Across The Tracks feature tune with “ONE” in the title.  We’ll feature music from James Taylor, Laura Branigan, Queen, Ronnie Dyson, Deep Purple, Tommy Cash, Murray Head, Wallflowers, Jethro Tull and much more across the tracks and genres.  

Thursday 6pm: Across The Tracks Feature – One (Part 2)

This installment of Across The Tracks feature tune with “ONE” in the title.  We’ll feature music from Keb’ Mo’, Jackson 5, Mary J Blige & U2, Creed, Christine McVie, Joe Simon, Britney Spears, Queen and much more across the tracks and genres.  

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp

BobbyJay14Wow! It’s the first day of Summer. In honor of the beginning of the season, on “Great Soul Performances” this evening we’ll be playing a few “Summer” songs. In addition, I’ll be saluting my cousins the Chantels and also you’ll hear: James Brown, the Impressions, M.F.S.B, Dyke & the Blazers, Brenda Holloway, the Magnificent Men, the Temptations, Joe Simon, Blue Magic and others. We’ll kick off our “Summer Madness” at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT, and 4PM PT. You can hear the show again, anytime you want starting Monday “On Demand.” Just click on the PODCAST link, or go direct to http://radiomaxmusic.com/podcasts.html for a listing of all the RadioMax programs available “On Demand.” Let’s start Summer off right by getting together later for “Great Soul Performances” only on RadioMaxMusic.com.