Soul singer/songwriter Eddie Floyd scored one of the defining hits of the Memphis soul sound with "Knock on Wood," a number one R&B smash that typified the Stax Records style at its grittiest. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates Eddie's 75th birthday this Monday starting at 7pm!
There wasn't anything the "white queen of soul" couldn't sing. From pop to R'n'B, jazz to disco, Dusty's voice transcended it all. Born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, Dusty made her mark in soul music with her 1969 release on Atlantic Records "Dusty In Memphis." Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates her life and music this Monday. It all starts at 7pm!
Curtis Mayfield was born 70 years ago this week. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life of a soul legend this Monday. From the early Chicago soul scene to the music of the Impressions to the soundtrack of SuperFly and so much more, Curtis Mayfield’s musical legacy is featured on this edition of The Soul Serenade. It all starts at 7pm!
Join host Tom Shaker as he welcomes back WICN's resident Northern Soul connoisseur Steve Moysey. Steve's got another incredible set of little heard, soul-inspired dance tunes from a wild array of artists! It all starts this Monday at 7pm!!
Born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Michigan, Wonder cut his first album 'Little Stevie Wonder the 12 Year Old Genius', for Motown in 1963. The rest, as they say, is history. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates Little Stevie's" 62nd birthday this Monday. It all starts at 7pm!
Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life and music of legendary southern soul recording artist Jimmy Hughes. A cousin of Percy Sledge, Jimmy began in a gospel group and later had a big hit with "Steal Away." Recorded in one take, the song has been cited as "a prototype not only for subsequent soul singers such as Johnny Taylor and Al Green, but would help define the signature Muscle Shoals sound." It all starts at 7pm!!!