Sister Sledge is an American musical vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formed in 1971, the group consisted of sisters Debbie, Joni, Kim, and Kathy Sledge. The siblings achieved international success at the height of the disco era. In 1979, they released their breakthrough album We Are Family, which peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 and included the 1979 US top-10 singles “He’s the Greatest Dancer” and “We Are Family”. A third single, “Lost in Music”, reached the US top 40. “We Are Family” earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.
Their other US singles include a 1982 remake of Mary Wells’ 1964 hit “My Guy”, “Mama Never Told Me” (1973), and “Thinking of You” (1984), before reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart with the song “Frankie” in 1985. Remixed versions of three of their singles in 1993 returned them to the UK Top 20. Although Kathy undertook a solo career in 1989, she continued to tour with the group (with Kathy occasionally rejoining for one-off performances and several releases in the 1990s). In 2015, Sister Sledge performed for Pope Francis at the World Festival of Families in Philadelphia.
This evening on “Great Soul Performances” we go back to the “DISCO!” We are going to boogie like it’s the 1970s in our virtual “Studio 54,” where on the dance floor we’ll get it on to the music of “Disco” stars like: The Village People, Tavares, Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, KC & the Sunshine Band, the Trammps, Gloria Gaynor, the Joneses, Sister Sledge, Kool & the Gang and others. The “Disco Ball” will begin to spin at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. Then it will be time for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” where you’ll hear from: Kurtis Blow, the Spinners, U.S.A. For Africa, Teena Marie, Rick James, Grandmaster Flash, Billy Ocean, Bloodstone, Mtume, Stevie Wonder and more. The 80s music starts at 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT and 6PM PT. It’s gonna be a wonderful night of music and dancing later this evening with “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com. See Ya Later ‘Gator!
“Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” comes your way this evening with music from: Luther Vandross, Johnny Mathis, Atlantic Starr, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Air Supply, the Pointer Sisters, Rufus & Chaka Khan, the Isley Brothers, De La Soul and a tribute to the late Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge and others. We kick it off at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT on the home of the hits, RadioMaxMusic “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s.”
Well, the election is over and we just have wait and see what happens after January 20th. I know what’s gonna happen this evening, that’s when “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” comes your way with music from: Marvin Gaye, Barry & Glodean White, the Gap Band, Gene Chandler, Shalamar, Z.Z. Hill, Patti Austin & James Ingram, Richard “Dimples” Fields, Barbara Mason, Isaac Hayes, Sister Sledge and more. The program starts at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. I’ll be looking for you later for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
“Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” comes your way later on with these artists on the playlist: Rufus & Chaka Khan, Tierra, Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops with Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, Kenny Rogers, Kool & the Gang, Kenny Loggins, U.S.A. For Africa, New Edition, Sister Sledge and many others. Join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT, and 4PM PT. We’ll have a good time with a lot of fantastic artists and music later this evening on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” at the home of the hits, RadioMaxMusic.Com.
“Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” this evening, where you’ll hear: Sister Sledge, the O’Jays, George Benson, Hall & Oates, Billy Griffin, Dr. Hook, Teddy Pendergrass, Grandmaster Flash, Cliff Richard, Barry & Glodean White, Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder and much, much more. The “gavel” comes down at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. You have a pleasant day, I’m asleep, but I’ll see you later this evening for “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s,” at the home of the best music on the internet, RadioMaxMusic.Com.
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 week Ron Kovacs fills in for Bobby Jay on Great Soul Performances. We’ll feature music from Simply Red, Pointer Sisters, Four Tops, Ben E. King, Kool and The Gang, Eartha Kitt, Diana Ross, Earth Wind and Fire, Tyrone Davis, Bobby Brown, Sister Sledge and more! It all starts 7pm ET Live on RadioMaxMusic.
On “Great Soul Performances” this evening, we go back to the “Disco.” The disco ball is shining, the dance floor is polished, and we’re gonna dance the night away with music by: Gloria Gaynor, the Village People, Donna Summer, the Trammps, Manu DiBango, the Joneses, Alicia Bridges, Tavares, the Bee Gees, Sister Sledge, Rick James and many many more. The party begins at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT following an encore of this past Sunday’s “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” at 5PM eastern time. So put on your finest dancing shoes and meet me at the “Disco” this evening on RadioMaxMusic.com.
On “Great Soul Performances” this evening we’ll hear from Sister Sledge, a new recording from my dear friend Lloyd Price, the Isley Brothers, Queen Latifah, Bloodstone, the Intruders, the Ch-Lites, Rodney Franklin, the Temptations, Crown Heights Affair and much more. Please join me at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT & 4PM PT. (This will be preceded in all time zones by an encore performance of “Great Soul Performances, the 80’s”) So join me later today for great music and fun on RadioMaxMusic.com.
Sister Sledge is an American musical group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formed in 1971 and consisted of four sisters: Debbie Sledge (born July 9, 1954), Joni Sledge (born September 13, 1956), Kim Sledge (born August 21, 1957), and Kathy Sledge (born January 6, 1958). They are granddaughters of the former opera singer Viola Williams. The group is best known for their hit songs “We Are Family”, “Lost In Music”, “He’s the Greatest Dancer”, and “Frankie”.
The sisters continue to perform collectively and individually worldwide. The four original group members were reunited in 2011 on Oprah Winfrey’s “Women Who Rock” episode, highlighting their song “We Are Family” as one of the most requested songs of all time.
||We Are Family
||He’s the Greatest Dancer
||All American Girls
||Got to Love Somebody
||Lost in Music
||He’s Just a Runaway (A Tribute to Bob Marley)
||Love Don’t You Go Through No Changes on Me
||Dancing on the Jagged Edge
||Thinking of You
||Next Time You’ll Know
||Reach Your Peak
||Protect Our Love
||Mama Never Told Me
||B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Baby)
||Thank You for the Party
||All the Man That I Need
||Gotta Get Back to Love
||Let’s Go on Vacation
||Cream of the Crop
||Baby, It’s the Rain
||Music Makes Me Feel Good
||If You Really Want Me