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Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

We’re going to do something different on “Great Soul Performances” this evening, we’ll salute the music that has been the rage in the north of London for decades, “Northern Soul.” G.S.P. was born in London on VIP Radio and was launched by the King of “Northern Soul” Kev Roberts; who I hope will be listening today. “Northern Soul” is a music and a dance movement based on the style of American Soul Music, particularly the heavy beat and tempo of Motown. It turned out that several American artists had hits in the UK that frankly bombed in the U.S. but resonated across the pond. So you’ll hear songs by: Little Anthony & the Imperials, Barbara Acklin, the Contours, Doris Troy, Eddie Holland, Lou Johnson, Mary Wells, the Parliaments, Eddie Holman, Barbara McNair, Frankie Beverly & the Butlers, Roy C. and others. It will kick off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT.

After we finish with “Northern Soul” it will be time for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” where on the playlist will be: Michael Jackson & Sir Paul McCartney, the O’Jays, my former co-worker at WWRL, Imhotep Gary Byrd & the G.B.E.; produced by Stevie Wonder, Carl Carlton, Billy Vera & the Beaters, Johnny Mathis, Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Fred Parris & the Satins, David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks, Earth, Wind & Fire, Hall & Oates and more. It starts at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT. I think it’s gonna an interesting and fun filled evening of music and entertainment on “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” later on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Saturday 7pm: Sunday 3am: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

We will say goodbye to 2017 on “Great Soul Performances” & “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” this evening, with four hours of holiday music, signifying the end of the old year, and since it’s still Christmas week, some left over Christmas songs as well. On G.S.P. 1, we’ll have: The Manhattans, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Bobby Darin, the Soul Clan, Brook Benton, the Jackson Five, Otis Redding & Carla Thomas, Enchantment, Sonny Til & the Orioles, Kool & the Gang, Sam Cooke, my dear friend and former co-worker at WCBS-FM 101.1; our “Morning Mayor,” Harry Harrison, and so many, many others. It’ll begin at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Then immediately following on G.S.P. 2, you’ll hear from: Charles Brown, the Whispers, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Jimmy Beaumont & the Skyliners, the Eagles, the O’Jays, Huey Lewis & the News, Marvin Sease, New Edition, Harry Connick, Jr., and a whole lot more. G.S.P. 2 starts at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT. Let’s ring out the old, and ring in the new with “Great Soul Performances,” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” this evening on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

This evening on “Great Soul Performances” we’ll have: Bruno Mars, the Independents, the Marvelettes, the Meters, the Clovers, the Cleftones, Jackie Wilson, Little Anthony & the Imperials, the Isley Brothers, the Dells, Eugene Pitt, Tower Of Power, John Legend-Jamie Foxx-Nick Jonas & Seal; live in concert at The White House and more. It happens at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. A reminder: next Saturday will be our annual Christmas Show. Coming up later on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” on tap will be: Run D.M.C., GQ, Earth, Wind & Fire, Main Ingredient, Ashford & Simpson, the Sugarhill Gang, Michael Jackson, Ann Peebles, the Average White Band, Weird Al Yankovic and several others. “G.S.P. 2” begins at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT & 6PM PT. It’s all good, and I think you’ll have a wonderful time. Check us out later for the music and the fun on “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” at the “Home of the Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day. This evening on “Great Soul Performances” we’ll be playing music by: Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight & the Pips; the return my group the Laddins, Dinah Washington, Chuck Jackson, Blue Magic, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Cliff Perkins & Soul Generation, my former co-worker at WWRL, Enoch Hawthorne Gregory; the Dixie Drifter, James Brown, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Stevie Wonder; live in concert, and much, much more.

Right after comes “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” at 9PM ET, where you’ll hear: The Whispers, Barry White, the Dells, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, the Beastie Boys, Stevie Wonder, Lakeside, Marvin Gaye, Vaughan Mason & the Crew, Michael Jackson and many others. So you see, it’s all good later this evening with “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” at the “Home Of The Hits” RadioMaxMusic.Com. I’ll be looking for you.

Monday 6pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

On “Great Soul Performances” later this evening, we’ll have a lot of fun with music from: Little Anthony & the Imperials, Booker T. & the MGs, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butler with Brenda Lee Eager, the Swallows, Mary J. Blige, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, the Emotions, Donny Hathaway, Varetta Dillard, the Velours, the winner of last night’s Tony Award as “Best Actress in a Musical” Bette Midler; with yours truly singing with her in my role as an “Honorary Harlette,” Tammi Terrell; live in concert in the “Upper Room” of the Roostertail in Detroit, and I’ve got much, much more. The fun starts at 6PM ET, 5PM CT, 4PM MT & 3PM PT. So I’ll be looking for you later at the home of the greatest hits of the 60s & 70s, RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

great-soul-performances-final-021717On 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.

Monday 7pm: GSP New Years Special with Bobby Jay

New Year 2017It’s been a wonderful Christmas and Hanukkah weekend for me and my family and I trust the same for you and yours. Now, as we countdown the days to New Year’s Eve, I urge you to join me this evening for “Great Soul Performances” where it will be our annual “New Year’s Eve Show.” On the holiday playlist are the likes of: Cee Lo Green & Christina Aguilera, the Ronettes, Isaac Hayes, Sonny Til & the Orioles, Lou Rawls, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Gary “U.S.” Bonds, Gary “Got To Love It” Lovett, the Manhattans, Manhattan Transfer, Patti LaBelle & the Blue Belles, Ray Charles & Betty Carter and more. The party begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. We’re gonna have a rockin’ and soulful evening of music and fun, counting down to the New Year of 2017 on the “Home of the Hits” and the best music station on the internet, RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsppicOn the eve of election day tomorrow, “Great Soul Performances” comes your way this evening with music from: Little Anthony & the Imperials, David “Pinky” Coleman (my brother from the Laddins), Edwin Starr, the Temprees, Earth, Wind & Fire, my co-worker from WWRL, Enoch Hawthorne Gregory; the “Dixie Drifter,” Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters, Cliff Perkins & Soul Generation, Blue Magic, the Joneses, the Ohio Players, the Platters; live in concert and many, many more. Drop by at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT at the home of the “Greatest Hits of the 60s, 70s, & 80s,” RadioMaxMusic.Com. “Great Soul Performances” later this evening, and don’t forget to vote tomorrow. This maybe just the most important election in our lifetime. In the words of my late brother Jimmy Castor, PEACE!

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsppicI hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday, and that you’ll join me this evening for “Great Soul Performances” where on the playlist you’ll find: Cliff Perkins & Soul Generation, Timothy Wilson & the Serenaders, Jackie Wilson, Bruno Mars, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Tavares, the Capitols, Brainstorm, the Ray Bryant Combo, the Independents, James Brown, David Sanborn & Al Jarreau; live in concert and so many others. Sounds good doesn’t it? Well drop on by at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT for “Great Soul Performances” on the “Home of the Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsppicBack from the “Big E” in West Springfield, Massachusetts and coming your way this evening with “Great Soul Performances” where you’ll hear: Gladys Knight & the Pips, the Delfonics, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Little Stevie Wonder, John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Bloodstone, the Primettes; (Who?), Joe Bataan & the O’Jays; live in concert, and of course, many others. I promise I’ll be awake by 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT, to bring you “Great Soul Performances” at the “Home of the Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

gsp400Last week I realized that I usually acknowledge summer with a show dedicated to summer songs, but I forgot. Therefore this evening on “Great Soul Performances” it’s gonna me “Summer Songs” with a sprinkling of songs about Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, as our USA Olympic team continues to dominate. We’ve got artists like: Sly & the Family Stone, Sam Cooke, the Chantels; with and without Richard Barrett, Donald Byrd & the Blackbyrds, Little Anthony & the Imperials, the Jamies, Nat “King” Cole, Larry Chance & the Earls, Barry White, the Two Step Orchestra, Jimmy Ricks & the Ravens, George Benson; live in concert, and a medley I put together of “The Girl From Ipanema” featuring: Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz, Frank Sinatra, Amy Winehouse, Lou Rawls, my cousin Gloria Nazzaro, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dionne Warwick, Nat “King” Cole, Diana Krall, and Andy Williams. I think you are going to like this show. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. Let’s go for the “Gold” this evening with “Summer Songs” on “Great Soul Performances,” at the “Home Of The Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Monday 7pm: Great Soul Performances Northern Soul Special with Bobby Jay

gsp-nssThis evening, “Great Soul Performances” is dedicated to my friend from the United Kingdom, Kev Roberts. Kev is the man who turned me on to “Northern Soul.” He is also an author, who wrote the definitive book; “The Northern Soul Top 500,” as well as releasing several volumes of Northern Soul CDs. (Check them out on Amazon.Com) After the demise of the original WCBS-FM oldies format in New York City on June 3, 2005, Kev approached Bob Shannon and myself, as well as one of our former air personalities, Dick Heatherton about joining a new satellite radio station he was starting up in London to be called “VIP Radio.”

We jumped at the opportunity. “Great Soul Performances” got its start on VIP Radio. So, to salute all my friends and fans from the UK and especially Kev Roberts, it will be all “Northern Soul” tonight. Music will be coming from artists like: Jackie Wilson, Gloria Jones, Major Lance, the Supremes, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Tommy Hunt, the Spinners, Dee Dee Sharp, the Platters, Timothy Wilson, the Contours, Frankie Valli, Edwin Starr, Ike & Tina Turner and so many others.

Once again, we need music in our lives, in our ears, and in our hearts, to help blunt the tragedy of yesterday, June 12th, the day of the worst mass shooting in American history. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who lost their lives and to those who are fighting for their lives in the hospital, and all the citizens of the City of Orlando and the State of Florida. Their pain and their suffering, is our pain and suffering.

We’ll try and have some fun beginning at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. I hope you’ll be listening Kev Roberts. I’ll try and get it right. “Northern Soul” this evening at the home of the “Greatest Hits of the 60s, 70s, & 80s,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

gsppicI think I’ve got a fantastic show on tap for you this evening with “Great Soul Performances.” You’re gonna hear on G.S.P.: Lou Rawls, the Temprees, Marvin Gaye, Jimmy Charles, the Staple Singers, Peaches & Herb, Little Stevie Wonder, Barry White, the Manhattans, the Temptations, my vocal group; the Laddins, Little Anthony & the Imperials, the final installment of my interview with Brook Benton, Freddie Scott; “live in concert,” and many others. It kicks off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. You’ll want to hear this again, and to do so, all you need is the link, and here it is: http://radiomaxmusic.com/gsplisten.html. A reminder to tune into “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on Wednesday at 7PM eastern time, for our tribute to one of the greatest artists and performers of the past 38 years, Prince. You won’t want to miss this expression of our love and grief over the loss of Prince Rogers Nelson. In the mean-time, and the in-between-time, I’ll see you later this evening for “Great Soul Performances” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

BobbyJayHey now hey, it’s Saturday and time once again for “Great Soul Performances” this evening where you’ll hear: Joe Tex, the Temptations, Vickie Anderson, Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown, James Brown, Pharell Williams, Dyke & the Blazers, Jackie Wilson, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Barry White, Darlene Love; live in concert, and another installment of my conversation with the late Brook Benton. A lot on the plate today and I don’t want you to miss any of it, so join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT, and 4PM PT following the encore performance of last Sunday’s “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” at 5PM eastern.

FYI: Next Saturday is the 4th of July and we’ll celebrate by partying and dancing at your favorite dance emporium with nothing but “Disco Music” on G.S.P.. So look me up later today where the legends of soul live, RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm et

BobbyJayThis evening on “Great Soul Performances,” we were originally going to present our annual “Thanksgiving Special,” however with the passing of Jimmy Ruffin this past Wednesday, I decided to postpone the scheduled show until next Saturday and to salute Jimmy Ruffin instead. So on the show aside from our tribute to Mr. Ruffin, you’ll hear: Joe Tex, the People’s Choice, Linda Clifford, the Impressions, Ike & Tina Turner, Jay Wiggins, Ecstasy, Passion & Pain, the Isley Brothers, Jimmy Castor, Little Anthony & the Imperials, the Ravens, Aaron “T-Bone” Walker (live in concert) and many others. We’ll kick it off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. It should prove to be a very eclectic show.

I’m also thinking about my Commander-In-Chief when I was in the U.S. Army who was assassinated on this day, November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy. Powerful memories of that day. So join me later this evening for “Great Soul Performances” on the best station on the internet, RadioMaxMusic.com. Have a great Thanksgiving this coming Thursday and don’t forget the rescheduled “Thanksgiving Special” next Saturday. Later Gator!