On "The Group Harmony Review" at midnight, the entire show is devoted to the music of 1954. It is Volume Two of a special I did early in February, focusing on R&B songs from 60 years ago and tracing the roots of R&B and rock 'n' roll with songs from The Cadillacs, The Five Keys, The Clovers, The Flamingos (pictured) and many others.
This week kicks off the anniversary of the "The Group Harmony Review," which celebrates 51 years on the air at the end of March, and Women's History month too. The first hour will be a continuation of the focus on 1950s rock 'n' roll and R&B's transition into soul harmony. Artists will include the Temptations, Carla Thomas, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the O'Jays and the Marvelettes.
On The Group Harmony Review at midnight, the first hour will dwell on the transition of 1950's R&B and rock 'n' roll into soul harmony. Artists include Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Main Ingredient, The Chi-Lites, and many more.
During the second hour, special guest Connie Questell of The Decoys joins me. He's an early to mid-1960's R&B artist from the Bronx.
At midnight on the Group Harmony Review, I'll have a special presentation of the ladies of R&B, including their roots, related areas and influences. Expect a dazzling lineup that includes Ruth Brown, Little Esther, Ella Fitzgerald (pictured), Vicki Burgess, Ruth McFadden, Bette McLauren, Candy Rivers and many more. Throughout February, the focus has been on Black History Month too.