Later this afternoon on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s,” you’ll hear: Kool & the Gang, Whitney Houston, Gerald Alston, Gregory Abbott, Cameo, the Fearless Four, Patti Austin, Levert, Peabo Bryson & Regina Bell and several others. Join me at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT and 2PM PT, and don’t forget, you can catch an encore of last night’s “Great Soul Performances” immediately following at 7PM eastern. Everybody’s welcome, so stop on by for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” on RadioMaxMusic.com.
The “Big E” 2014 comes to a close this evening, and we celebrate with music on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” starring: Prince, the Isley Brothers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Kool & the Gang, Donna Summer, Keni Burke, Stevie Wonder, Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince (that’s Will Smith you know) and many others. Join us at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT & 2PM PT for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” from the fairgrounds of the Eastern States Fair and Exposition; the “Big E” only on RadioMaxMusic.com.
They went through several musical phases during the course of their recording career, starting out with a purist jazz sound, then becoming practitioners of funk and R&B, progressing to a smooth pop-funk ensemble, and in the post-millennium creating music with a modern, electro-pop sound.
They have sold over 70 million albums worldwide.
The group’s main members over the years included brothers Robert “Kool” Bell on bass and Ronald Bell on tenor saxophone, lead vocalist James “J.T.” Taylor, George Brown on drums, Larry Gittens on trumpet, Dennis Thomas on alto saxophone, Claydes Charles Smith on guitar, and Rick Westfield on keyboards. The Bell brothers’ father was an acquaintance of Thelonious Monk, and the brothers were friends with Leon Thomas. – Wikipedia
|5||Get Down on It|
|10||Let’s Go Dancin’ (Ooh La, La, La)|
|12||Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)|
|14||Jones Vs. Jones|
|15||Take It to the Top|
|21||Hi De Hi, Hi De Ho|
|26||Rags to Riches|
|28||Spirit of the Boogie|
|31||Rhyme Tyme People|
|32||Kool and the Gang|
|34||Love and Understanding (Come Together)|
|35||Let the Music Take Your Mind|
|38||The Gangs Back Again|
|39||Love the Life You Live, Part I|
|40||I Want to Take You Higher|
I urge you to join me this evening for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” when we’ll feature music by Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Richard “Dimples” Fields, Kool & the Gang, Salt-N-Pepper, the Gap Band, Al B. Sure!, New Edition and a cut from the new Michael Jackson CD “Xscape,” plus a lot more. We kick it off at 10PM ET, 9PM CT, 8PM MT & 7PM PT, with encore performances on Friday at 12Noon, Saturday at 5PM (just ahead of the original “Great Soul Performances”). I think you’re gonna dig it, so join me later for “G.S.P. 2: The 80’s” only on RadioMaxMusic.com.
As 2013 winds down, it’s time for a party. We’re gonna have a New Year’s Eve party this evening on “Great Soul Performances.” We’ve invited William Bell, Solomon Burke, Sonny Til & the Orioles, Isaac Hayes, Cee Lo Green & Christina Aguilera, New Edition, Lou Rawls, Kool & the Gang, Darlene Love, King Curtis, Ray Charles & Betty Carter, the Manhattans and several others. Join us for the festivities at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT with encores on Monday at 10 PM and on New Year’s Day at 12 Noon; both times eastern. Bring some black eyed peas, champagne, sweet potato pie and egg nog, and let’s have a blast ushering out the old year and welcoming in the new year 2014 on RadioMaxMusic.com.
This evening on “Great Soul Performances” you’ll hear my special mix of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On;” (how about that Robin Thicke controversy, what do you think about it?) segment 5 of the “Motown Story,” the O’Jays, Kool & the Gang, the Mighty Marvellows, the Artistics, George Benson, Switch, Archie Bell & the Drells, Clyde McPhatter; live in concert at the “World Famous Apollo Theatre” and much more. The festivities begin at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT, and forget there’s an encore performance on Monday evening at 10PM eastern time all for you here on RadioMaxMusic.com. See Ya Later, Gator!