Tag: Little Willie John

Saturday 7pm ET: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

On this eve of Super Bowl LIV Sunday, this evening on “Great Soul Performances” on the playlist will be songs by: David Ruffin, the Temptations, James Brown, the Sandpebbles, Little Stevie Wonder, Carlton Jumel Smith, the O’Jays, Little Willie John, the Coasters, Aretha Franklin, the Four Tops, my group, the Laddins with legendary radio air personality; my co-worker at WWRL, Gerry Bledsoe (Jolly Jerry B), live at the Bottom Line in Greenwich Village New York and many others. It starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT.

Immediately following at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT, I’ll lay on your ears “Great Soul performances 2: The 80s” where you’ll hear: Irene Cara, Barry White, GrandMaster Flash, Luther Vandross with Cheryl Lynn, the Capris, Hall & Oates, Shalamar, Manhattan Transfer, Third World, Patti LaBelle, Process & the Doo Rags and more. Now, if you wish to hear them again (if it won’t interfere with your Super Bowl experience) the encore performances happen tomorrow beginning at 5PM eastern time.

It’s all on RadioMaxMusic.Com. Wishing good luck and all the best to the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami for Super Bowl LIV. Programming Note: I think most of you have heard that I lost another friend and co-worker this week. Ironically at 101 PM on Tuesday January 28th, we lost “New York’s Morning Mayor” Harry Harrison of WMCA 570 AM, WABC 770 AM and WCBS-FM 101.1. So next Saturday February 8th, I’ll be paying tribute to Harry on “Great Soul Performances.” I hope you’ll tune in. And remember to “Unwrap Each Day Like A Precious Gift.”

Saturday 7pm: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay

On this Memorial Day Weekend when we remember and pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, “Great Soul Performances” will present an array of great talent to get you motivated on this “unofficial” start of the summer season.

You’ll hear: The Four Tops, the Main Ingredient, Barbara Mason, the Clovers, Bloodstone, Sam Cooke, the Sylvers, Etta James, Harvey Fuqua & the Spinners, Foster Sylvers, Billy Stewart, the 5 Royales, Little Willie John, the Laddins, Lou Rawls, the Embers, the Magnificent Men; live in concert from the Uptown Theatre in Philadelphia and so many others.

It kicks off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Immediately following at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT will be “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where on the playlist will be: Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, New Edition with Little Anthony Gourdine, the Ad-Libs, Whitney Houston, the Manhattans, Freddie Jackson, Johnnie Taylor, Anita Baker, Gene Chandler and more. It’s all good, and I think you’ll have a good time, so join me later this evening on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Coming after the holiday weekend we will present the Dells special. Stay tuned for details!!

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.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

gsp-logoIt’s Spring, but you’d never know when you step outside. Winter just doesn’t want to let go. Nevertheless, I’ve got a good menu of songs for you today on “Great Soul Performances.” You’ll hear from: Barry White, Sly & the Family Stone, James Brown, Little Willie John, War, Ben E. King, Barbara Lewis, the Cadillacs, Miriam Makeba, Little Stevie Wonder, Tavares; (live in concert) and many others. It starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT following the encore airing of this past Sunday’s “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” at 5PM ET. So join me later for a good time with fantastic music on RadioMaxMusic.com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp

bobby-cynthiaI hope you’ll join me this evening for “Great Soul Performances.” I’ve got on the playlist: Lou Rawls, Baby Washington, Little Willie John, the Dells, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Isaac Hayes, Barry White, the Fascinations, Natalie Cole, Joe Cuba, a brief tribute to the late Edward “Dip” “Sonny” Bivans of the Manhattans, the O’Jays live in concert and many others. It begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. There’ll be an encore performance (if you want to hear this show again) tomorrow at 7PM eastern time following “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s.” I think you’ll have a good time with a lot of fantastic songs, so join me later for “Great Soul Performances” here on RadioMaxMusic.com.

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp

BobbyJayOn the playlist will be: The Isley Brothers, Van McCoy, Little Willie John, Bobby Humphrey, Herbie Hancock, the Chi-Lites, the Artistics, new things from John Legend, Justin Timberlake and Michael Jackson, Jimmy Castor (in his own words) and Michael McDonald (live in concert) plus more. We’ll kick it off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. 

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp @RadioMax

GSP-LOGOI think you’ll enjoy what I have planned for you this evening on “Great Soul Performances.” On the Playlist: The Intruders, Little Willie John, Larry Chance, the Hues Corporation, Peaches & Herb, William DeVaughn, Soul Generation, Jimmy Castor, Darlene Love & the Blossoms, Brenda Holloway, Gene Chandler; live in concert from the Regal Theatre in Chicago and a whole lot more. We kick it off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT, with two (2) encore performances; Monday at 10PM eastern and for the “Lunch Bunch Crowd,” Wednesday at 12Noon eastern time.   So join me for G.S.P. only on RadioMaxMusic.com.  – Bobby Jay

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET #gsp

ESEBobby Jay is LIVE from the Eastern States Fair & Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts and from the fairgrounds this evening on “Great Soul Performances” you’ll hear: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, the Whispers, Little Willie John, the Soul Children, Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles, Arthur Prysock, the Vibrations, Donna Summer “live in concert” and many others. We’ll start the festivities at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT and if you miss it, you can catch the encore performance Monday night at 10PM eastern time. The weather has cooperating, it’s a little chilly this morning but they say it’s going to warm up nicely later this afternoon, so I’ll see you later from the “Big E” on RadioMaxMusic.com.

 

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

mothers-day2Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, so this evening on “Great Soul Performances” we salute mothers with songs by Kirk Franklin, the Intruders, the Shirelles, the Orlons, Boyz II Men, the Temptations, the Spinners, Aretha Franklin, the Five Keys, Ruth Brown, and also we’ll hear from Little Willie John, James Brown, the Escorts, Skip Mahoney & the Casuals, Terry Johnson & the Flamingos and Lou Rawls “live” in concert plus much more. It all begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT on RadioMaxMusic.com. “We’ll Always Love Our Mamas!”

 

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay – 7pm ET

bbyjayIt’s the weekend again; in fact it’s Super Bowl Weekend and time for “Great Soul Performances.” On the broadcast this evening I’ll be playing: Soul Generation, Lloyd Price, the Marvelettes, Little Willie John, Larry Chance, the Sylvers, Teddy Pendergrass, the Temptations, Chazz Dixon, the Magnificent Men, Marvin Sease, Boyz II Men and a whole lot more. The “Kick Off” begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT with the encore show on Monday at 10PM eastern time on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Here’s a TV programming note.  All this upcoming week on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” they’ll be saluting Elvis Presley.  I’ll be there on Friday night singing with my buddy Paul Shaffer in tribute to Elvis. I haven’t performed with Paul on Letterman since 1987, so I’m “pumped.”

Also, on Saturday February 9th I’ll be in Red Bank, NJ at the Count Basie Theatre with Lewis Lymon, Dickie Harmon, Joe Rivera (the “New Teenchords) along with Terry Johnson’s Flamingos, Willie Winfield & the Harptones, the Chantels, Kenny Vance & the Planotones, Lenny Dell & the Demensions and Cleveland Still & the Dubs. It’s gonna be a great show.

BTW, check out Aaron Neville’s new CD on the Bluenote Record Label entitled “My True Story.” It’s produced by Don Was of “Was Not Was,” and Keith Richards of the “Rolling Stones.” Background vocals provided by Eugene Pitt, Dickie Harmon, Joel Katz and yours truly. I think you’ll like it. I know Ron Kovacs does.  So you see, I’ve been very busy  I’ll see you on the radio, on the CBS Televison Network or in person in Red Bank, NJ, but I’ll see you later gator, and may the best team win in New Orleans.

 

Encore: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay – 10:10pm ET

This evening you’ll hear: Gwen McCrae, Little Willie John, Willie Tee, the Whispers, Walter Jackson, Ruby & the Romantics, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield with Jerry Butler & the Impressions in concert, the Continental 4, Jackie Wilson and more.

Encore: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 10 pm ET

This week on Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay: Jackie Wilson, Sam & Dave, Jimmy Castor, Al Jarreau & David Sanborn in concert, Bonnie Pointer, Otis Redding, Natalie Cole, Little Willie John from his last recording session “1966,” and the Five Keys plus a lot more. 

Encore: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 1969 Special – 10pm ET

Hi everybody. On the show this evening; “Great Soul Performances,” we’re playing great music from the year 1969. Yes, all 1969 songs on RadioMaxMusic.Com later today. I’m sure they will evoke some precious and special memories for you.

 

Great Soul Performances Special Part Two – Little Willie John – 7pm ET

I hope everyone has a good Memorial Day Weekend.

On “Great Soul Performances” this evening, it will be Part 2 of our salute to Little Willie John. Kevin John; Willie’s son will be back, and we will play all of the tracks from Willie’s last recording session in 1966 for Capitol Records released as, “1966.”

It’s Little Willie John at 7PM Eastern on RadioMaxMusic.Com.

BTW, next week we will pay tribute to Donna Summer and my mentor, Hal Jackson.

Encore: Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay Special 10pm ET

This evening  “Great Soul Performances” we will pay tribute to and salute Little Willie John. Joining Bobby Jay will be Willie’s son, Kevin John, co-author of the book “Fever, Little Willie John. A Fast Life, Mysterious Death and the Birth of Soul.” It’s going to be powerful.

Encore airs Monday evening at 10pm ET

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