When we get together this evening for “Great Soul Performances” we are going to pay tribute to the co-founder of Kool & the Gang, Ronald Bell who passed away on Wednesday September 9th. You’ll hear all the big hits by Jersey City, New Jersey’s own. We’ll also be playing songs by: The Manhattans, Dionne Warwick, the Coasters, the Sylvers, Aretha Franklin, David Ruffin, LaBelle, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, the Artistics, Big Joe Turner and more. It begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT.
On “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” immediately following, you’ll hear: Donna Summer, Marvin Gaye, the Jacksons, Steve Winwood, the Blues Brothers, Teri DeSario & KC, the Dells, the Mary Jane Girls, the O’Jays, Rick James, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Whitney Houston and others. It starts at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT & 6PM PT. Encore time as usual, is tomorrow Sunday at 7PM eastern Time. Don’t forget to join me later this evening for our tribute to Ronald Bell and Kool & the Gang on “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” all for you on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
Nightbirds is an album by the all-female singing group Labelle, released in 1974 on the Epic label. Notable for their biggest hit, the number-one song, “Lady Marmalade”, it became the group’s most successful album to date.
1. “Lady Marmalade” 3:56
2. “Somebody Somewhere” 3:25
3. “Are You Lonely?” 3:12
4. “It Took a Long Time” 4:03
5. “Don’t Bring Me Down” 2:48
6. “What Can I Do for You?” 4:02
7. “Nightbird” 3:09
8. “Space Children” 3:02
9. “All Girl Band” 3:50
10. “You Turn Me On” 4:37
Killing Me Softly is a studio album by American singer-songwriter Roberta Flack, released on August 1, 1973, by Atlantic Records. She recorded the album with producer Joel Dorn for 18 months.
Killing Me Softly reached number three on the Billboard Top LPs & Tape and number two on the Soul LPs chart. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified the album gold on August 27, 1973, and double platinum on January 30, 2006, denoting shipments of two million copies in the United States. It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year, which it lost to Stevie Wonder’s 1973 album Innervisions. The album’s title track was released as a single and topped the Billboard Hot 100. It won the 1974 Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
“Killing Me Softly with His Song” 4:49
“No Tears (In the End)” 4:56
“I’m the Girl” 4:55
“Conversation Love” 3:43
“When You Smile” 3:44
LPs in QS surround sound for the first time
On this day after one of the weirdest Academy Awards show I think we’ve ever seen, I come to you this evening with “Great Soul Performances.” Tonight we salute the late Al Jarreau and we’ll also have music from: The O’Jays, the Delfonics, Black Ivory, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Little Willie John, LaBelle, Chuck Jackson, the Falcons, the Five Stairsteps, Johnnie Taylor, Gary “Gotta Gotta” Lovett, Sonny Turner & the Platters; live in concert and more. It happens at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. Check me out later at the home of the best station on the internet for “Great Soul Performances,” RadioMaxMusic.Com. And I assure you, Warren Beatty will hand me the right envelope.
When I come your way this evening with “Great Soul Performances,” you’ll hear from: Jerry Butler, Manhattan Transfer, the Marvelettes, Aretha Franklin, the Manhattans, LaBelle, Al Hibbler, Sister Sledge, Tower of Power, the Four Tops with Billy Eckstine, Jimmy Castor (live in concert), and a lot of other artists I think you’ll enjoy. It all begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Check it out again, by going to: http://radiomaxmusic.com/gsplisten.html. You’ll have a good time with me and “Great Soul Performances” later on at the home of the “Greatest Hits of The 60s, 70s & 80s,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.
This evening on the playlist will be: War, Santana, Isaac Hayes, the Spaniels, LaBelle, Wilson Picket & the Falcons, Johnnie Taylor, the Dells, Tommy Hunt, Blue Magic, the Intruders, the Magnificent Men; (Live in Concert at the Uptown Theatre), and more. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. The link to hear the show again until next Monday is: http://radiomaxmusic.com/gsplisten.html. I’ll see you later for “Great Soul Performances” at the home for the “Greatest Hits of the 60s, 70s & 80s,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.