When we get together this evening for “Great Soul Performances” I’ll be saluting the city of Memphis, Tennessee, with many of the artists from Stax and Hi Records. In addition, you’ll hear recollections and the sounds of my former Memphis Radio Station; the Big 1070 Soul, WDIA. On the playlist will be: Booker T. & the MGs, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, Ann Peebles, the Soul Children, Otis Redding, Al Green, Ollie & the Nightingales, Isaac Hayes, the Temprees, the Staple Singers, Johnnie Taylor and more. It begins at 7PM ET, then immediately following on “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s” we’ll be presenting music from: Earth, Wind & Fire, Barry White, Madonna, Tone Loc, Jocko Henderson, the Main Ingredient, Yarbrough & Peoples, Ben E. King, New Edition, the Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis and several others. I thinks it’s going to be a good evening for music and memories as we spotlight the music of Memphis and the 50,000 watt Soul Giant, WDIA and fabulous 80s sounds on “Great Soul Performances” and “Great Soul Performances 2:The 80s,” on the “Home Of The Hits,” RadioMaxMusic.Com.
I hope to see you later this evening for “Great Soul Performances,” when I’ll be playing music from: Aretha Franklin, Jackie Wilson, the Dells, the Jackson Five, Teddy Pendergrass, Main Ingredient, the Staple Singers, the Heartbeats, David Ruffin, Joe Simon, Dinah Washington, the Presidents, Laura Nyro; live in concert at the Bottom Line in NYC, and others. It gets underway at 7PM ET, 6PM CT, 5PM MT and 4PM PT. It should be a lot of fun, so join me this evening for “Great Soul Performances” on RadioMaxMusic.Com.
I 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.
The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul and R&B singing group. Roebuck “Pops” Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (1934–2013), Pervis (b. 1935), and Mavis (b. 1939). Yvonne (b.1936) replaced her brother when he was drafted into the U.S. Army. They are best known for their 1970s hits “Respect Yourself”, “I’ll Take You There”, “If You’re Ready (Come Go with Me)”, and “Let’s Do It Again”, all of which (except “I’ll Take You There”) peaked on the Hot 100 within a week from Christmas Day.
While the family surname is “Staples”, the group used the singular form for its name, “The Staple Singers”. – Wikipedia