Monday 7pm: Feature Artist – Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, keyboardist and record producer.

McDonald’s music career spans more than 45 years. His early career included singing with Steely Dan. He joined the Doobie Brothers in 1976 and remained an integral member until 1982, after which he released the first of nine solo albums. During his career, he has collaborated with a number of other artists, including Kenny Loggins, David Cassidy, Van Halen, Patti LaBelle, the Winans, Aretha Franklin, Toto, Grizzly Bear and Thundercat. He has also recorded for television and film soundtracks. During his career, McDonald has won five Grammy Awards. – Wikipedia

Friday 10pm: Feature Artist – Michael McDonald

michael mcdonaldMichael McDonald (born February 12, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, keyboardist and record producer.

McDonald’s music career spans more than forty years. His early career included singing with Steely Dan. He joined The Doobie Brothers in 1976 and remained an integral member until 1982, after which he released the first of eight solo albums. During his career, he has collaborated with a number of other artists, including Kenny Loggins, Van Halen, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Toto, Grizzly Bear, and Thundercat (musician). He has also recorded for television and film soundtracks. During his career, McDonald has won five Grammy Awards. – Wikipedia

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay 7pm ET

Motown-EssentialsThis evening on “Great Soul Performances” it’s time once again for “Motown Remakes.” Those are the fantastic songs that came out of Motown in Detroit and were covered and remade by the top Soul and R&B artists, the top Pop artists and were also passed around in-house, and were remade by other Motown artists as well. We always hear versions we never knew existed, and that’s always a lot of fun. So, on tap we’ve got: Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Jackie Wilson, the Isley Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, the Monitors, Margie Joseph, Michael McDonald, David Ruffin, Luther Vandross, the Marvelettes, Marv Johnson, the Elgins, the Miracles and many others. It kicks off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT, & 4PM PT. I can’t wait. I hope you’ll join me for “Motown Remakes” on “Great Soul Performances” here at the home of the hits, RadioMaxMusic.Com.

Paul Carrack Singles 10:30pm ET

pcarrackPaul Melvyn Carrack (born 22 April 1951) is an English singer, songwriter and musician who has recorded as both a solo artist and as a member of several popular bands. The BBC dubbed Carrack “The Man with the Golden Voice”, and described him as “something of a national treasure”. William Pinfold of Record Collector remarked: “If vocal talent equaled financial success, Paul Carrack would be a bigger name than legends such as Phil Collins or Elton John.”

Carrack arose to prominence in the mid-1970s as the front-man and principal songwriter of Ace, and gained further recognition for his work as a solo artist and for his tenures as a member of Roxy Music, Squeeze and Roger Waters’ backing group, The Bleeding Heart Band, intermittently handling lead vocals on Squeeze and Waters recordings. From the mid-1980s to the late 1990s, he enjoyed considerable success as the co-front-man (with Paul Young) and a songwriter for Mike + The Mechanics; following Young’s death in 2000, Carrack served as the band’s sole lead vocalist until his departure in 2004. He maintains an active solo career to the present day.

Carrack sang some of his affiliated bands’ best-known hits, including Ace’s “How Long?”; Squeeze’s “Tempted”; and Mike + The Mechanics’ “Silent Running”, “The Living Years” and “Over My Shoulder”. He also performed lead vocals on tracks from the Roger Waters albums Radio K.A.O.S. and The Wall – Live in Berlin, and achieved a major solo hit with “Don’t Shed a Tear”. Carrack’s songs have been recorded by artists such as the Eagles, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, Michael McDonald and Jools Holland, and he has served as a session and/or touring musician for the likes of Elton John, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, B.B. King, The Pretenders and The Smiths. – Wikipedia

We feature the hits of Paul Carrack with Ace, Squeeze and Mike & The Mechaincs 1980 – 2014

Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s with Bobby Jay 5pm ET

gsp-logoThis afternoon on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s,” the playlist will contain songs by: The Jacksons, Dionne Warwick, Babyface, Melba Moore, Ray, Goodman & Brown, Gary “U.S.” Bonds, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rodney Franklin, Gerald Alston, Michael McDonald, Diana Ross & Lionel Richie and many many more. It commences at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT & 2PM PT, to be followed by the encore of last evening’s “Great Soul Performances” at 7PM eastern time. So I’ll see you later ‘gator on RadioMaxMusic.com.

Artist Countdown: Michael McDonald Top 35 Hits 6p ET @Mike___McDonald

mikemcdonaldMichael McDonald (born February 12, 1952) is an American singer and songwriter. McDonald is known for a soulful baritone singing style. He began his career singing back-up vocals with Steely Dan. He became a member of The Doobie Brothers from 1976 to 1982, a period which resulted in several hit songs for the band. He has won five Grammy Awards.  (Source: Wikipedia)

1 Sweet Freedom
2 What a Fool Believes (w/ Doobie Brothers)
3 Yah Mo B There (w/ James Ingram)
4 On My Own (w/ Patti Labelle)
5 I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)
6 Real Love (w/ Doobie Brothers)
7 Minute by Minute (w/ Doobie Brothers)
8 No Lookin’ Back
9 Takin’ It to the Streets
10 Let Me Go, Love (w/ Nicolette Larson)
11 Ever Changing Times (w/ Aretha Franklin)
12 One Step Closer (w/ Doobie Brothers)
13 I Gotta Try
14 All We Got
15 Take It to Heart
16 Little Darling (I Need You) (w/ Doobie Brothers)
17 Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
18 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
19 I Stand for You
20 Enemy Within
21 Tear It Up
22 It Keeps You Runnin’ (w/ Doobie Brothers)
23 Bad Times
24 Lost in the Parade
25 Here to Love You (w/ Doobie Brothers)
26 Among the Missing (w/ Kathy Mattea)
27 Love T.K.O.
28 Our Love (Theme From No Mercy)
29 Hey Girl (w/ Ray Charles)
30 Walk On By
31 Eyes of a Child
32 You Belong To Me
33 Open Your Eyes
34 Nothin’ But A Heartache
35 Love Can Break Your Heart

Great Soul Performances with Bobby Jay “300th Episode” Blue Eyed Soul Special

Blue Eyed SoulLast December we saluted our “Blue-Eyed” soul brothers and sisters on “Great Soul Performances.” This evening we’ll do it again. You’ll hear the likes of: Tom Jones, Linda Ronstadt, Michael McDonald, the Average White Band, Dusty Springfield, Bobby Cauldwell, KC & the Sunshine Band, Joss Stone, Larry Chance & the Earls, the Blues Brothers; Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi, a new track from my youngest surrogate son Kid Kyle and two “live” concert segments with Kenny Vance & the Planotones featuring Phoebe Snow and one with my buddy Billy Vera & the Beaters.