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Neil Gits To Spend Two Hours With "The Ladies Of Soul"

7th January 2012
Posted by Neil Matthew

The second part of my Bank Holiday “Soul Superstars” specials gets a repeat airing this evening at 5pm – every single song is by one of the great female singers of the 70s & 80s soul scene ! I have posted the track listing and a couple of early 2012 recommended gigs below – all back to normal finally on the first “regular” show of the year live at 7pm on Monday …


Jocelyn Brown  –  Somebody Else’s Guy

Chaka Khan  –  I Know You, I Live You

Jean Carn  –  If You Wanna Go Back

Deniece Williams  –  That’s What Friends Are For

Whitney Houston  –  For The Love Of You

Dionne Warwick  –  Déjà Vu

Thelma Houston  –  Don’t Leave Me This Way

Gladys Knight & The Pips  –  Taste Of Bitter Love

Stephanie Mills  –  Sweet Sensation

Teena Marie  –  It Must Be Magic

Anita Baker  –  You Bring Me Joy

Regina Belle  –  Baby Come To Me

Evelyn King  –   Back To Love

Melba Moore  –  Mind Up Tonight 

Sharon Redd  –  Love How You Feel 

The Source feat Candi Staton  –  You Got The Love (original mix)

Aretha Franklin – Since You Been Gone

Gwen McCrae  –  Rocking Chair

Natalie Cole  –  This Will Be

Diana Ross  –  Getting’ Ready For Love

Janet Jackson  –  Let’s Wait A While

Minnie Ripperton  –  Inside My Love

Phylis Hyman  –  Don’t Tell Me Tell Her

Cheryl Lynn  –  Got To Be Real

Gloria Gaynor  –  Let Me Know I Have A Right

Patrice Rushen  – Number One


Saturday 7th January

The Countdown Club,

Bar Vic, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 6DF

“Northern Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Boogaloo, Mod-Jazz, Latin & Ska”

9pm  –  2.30am    –    Admission £5

Sunday 15th January

“The Old Git @ The Olde Dog!”

The Olde Dog, Billericay Road, Herongate, CM13 3SD

” 70s & 80s Soul Disco & Jazz Funk”

7pm – 10.30pm    –   Free Admission