Category: Female Artists


I AM VERY HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT JOE T’S SODA SHOP IS NOW ON DOOWOPRADIO.COM.
THE SODA SHOP IS ON LIVE MONDAY 6-9PM
TUESDAY 5-8PM
WEDNESDAY 10AM-2PM
THURSDAY 10AM-2PM
GREAT DOO WOP MUSIC AND MUCH MORE. HERE IS THE LINK
http://www.doowopradio.com

IT IS SAD TO REPORT THAT PHIL EVERLY HAS PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014 AT THE AGE OF 74. PHIL WAS BORN ON JANUARY 19, 1939 IN CHICAGO, ILLNOIS. HE AND BROTHER DON EVERLY BECAME THE GREATEST DUO OF THE ROCK ERA. THEY CHARTED 50 HIT RECORDINGS ON THE BILLBOARD POP CHARTS BETWEEN 1957 AND 1968. PHIL BEGAN SINGING AT THE AGE OF 6, HIS BROTHER DON AT THE AGE OF 8 IN THEIR PARENTS BAND. THEY RECORDED FOR COLUMBIA RECORDS IN 1956 AND THEN SIGNED TO ARCHIE BLEYER’S, CADENCE RECORDS IN 1957. THEIR FIRST HIT RECORD WAS “BYE BYE LOVE” IN 1957 A #2 POP HIT AND A #1 COUNTRY HIT IN THE USA. THE EVERLY BROTHERS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME IN 1986.

PLEASE SEE OTHER POSTS ON THE EVERLY BROTHERS ALONG WITH A JUKEBOX OF SOME OF THEIR BIGGEST HITS.

WE SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO THE EVERLY FAMILY. THAT WONDERFUL VOICE IS NOW A PART OF THE HEAVENLY CHOIR.1d39cf7a-16b3-3c48-ba48-d8525ff567dd12bf3145-c70b-3f1b-aa1d-4dfa48382e84323-1-im-Cover-7750Phil-Everly-One-Half-of-the-Everly-Brothers-Dies-Aged-74-413516-2The+Everly+Brothers+4

dodie2DODIE 1Dodie4NOVEMBER 18 AT 7:O0PM (ET) ON JOE T’S SODA SHOP ON REMEMBER THEN RADIO…DODIE STEVENS JOINED ME FOR A LIVE INTERVIEW. WE A HAPPY TO BRING THAT INTERVIEW TO YOU TO ENJOY…FROM HER FIRST HIT “PINK SHOE LACES” IN 1959 THROUGH TODAY.

THE LINK TO REMEMBER THEN RADIO http://www.rememberthenradio.com

dodieDODIE STEVENS…BORN GERALDINE ANN PASQUALE IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS ON FEBRUARY 17, 1946…SHE WAS DISCOVERED WHILE SINGING ON ART LINKLETTER’S HOUSE PARTY TV SHOW AT AGE 8. SHE WAS ONLY 12 YEARS OLD WHEN SHE RECORDED “PINK SHOE LACES” ON CRYSTALETTE RECORDS. HER HIT RECORDING BECAME ONE OF THE BIGGEST HITS OF 1959 WHEN IT ENTERED THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 ON FEBRUARY 16, 1959 AND CLIMBED TO #3…REMAINING ON THE CHART FOR 19 WEEKS.
SHE CHARTED 5 HOT 100 HITS BETWEEN 1959 AND 1960. SHE ALSO RECORDED UNDER THE NAME OF GERALDINE STEVENS IN 1969…WITH THE ANSWER SONG TO KENNY ROGERS HIT “RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN”…HER VERSION IS…”BILLY, I’VE GOT TO GO TO TOWN”…IN 1954 SHE RECORDED AS GERI PACE ON GOLD STAR RECORDS.

WE HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY DODIE STEVENS AS SHE SINGS FOR YOU HER BILLBOARD HOT 100 HITS.
1-PINK SHOE LACES
2-YES-SIR-EE
3-THE FIVE PENNIES
4-NO
5-YES, I’M LONESOME TONIGHT (ANSWER SONG TO ELVIS PRESLEY’S “ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT”

TILL THE NEXT TIME…JOE (JOE T)

HOPE YOU ENJOY SOME GREAT TUNES BY DIANE RENAY…FROM 1964

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)
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THIS IS THE “LIVE” INTERVIEW WITH DIANE RENAY…JOE T’S SODA SHOP…10/10/13…
HOPE YOU ENJOY…

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)

13 A Poor Man’s Roses (Or a Rich Man’s Gold)

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16 Left Right Out of Your Heart

14 Old Cape Cod

17 One of Us (Will Weep Tonight)

20 The Boys’ Night Out

Till the next time…Joe (JoeT)

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08 With My Eyes Wide Open 1959

03 Tennessee Waltz 1950

01 Mockingbird Hill 1951

01 (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window-

More hits to come…
Till the next time—Joe (JoeT)

SINGER FONTELLA BASS PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 26, 2012 AT THE AGE OF 72…WE PASS OUR GRATITUDE TO HER FAMILY….FOR HER WONDERFUL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC…THROUGH HER MUSIC SHE WILL NEVER LEAVE US…OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO HER FAMILY….

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BORN ON JULY 3, 1940 IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. FONTELLA WAS AN R&B SINGER, PIANIST AND ORGANIST. HER MOTHER WAS A MEMBER OF THE CLARA WARD GOSPEL TROUPE. SHE WAS IN LITTLE MILTON’S BLUES SHOW UNTIL 1964.

IN 1965 SHE CHARTED HER FIRST TOP TEN HIT ON THE BILLBOARD R&B CHART…”DON’T MESS UP A GOOD THING”…ON THE CHECKER RECORDS LABEL. THE SINGLE CHARTED AT #5 AND CROSSED OVER TO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100, CHARTING AT #33.
ON SEPTEMBER 25, 1965 HER BIGGEST HIT MADE ITS R&B DEBUT….”RESCUE ME” ON CHECKER RECORDS (1120) MADE ITS WAY UP THE CHART, GOING ALL THE WAY TO #1 AND REMAINING ON THE BILLBOARD R&B CHART FOR 19 WEEKS, 4 OF THOSE WEEKS AT #1. ON OCTOBER 2, 1965 “RESCUE ME” MADE ITS BILLBOARD HOT 100 DEBUT…THE SINGLE WENT ALL THE WAY TO #4 AND STAYED ON THE HOT 100 FOR 13 WEEKS. THE FLIP-SIDE OF THE SINGLE RECORD…”SOUL OF THE MAN” DID NOT CHART ON EITHER BILLBOARD CHART.

WHILE HER HIT WAS A MILLION SELLER IN THE USA, SHE WAS EVEN A BIGGER HIT IN EUROPE. “RESCUE ME” BECAME A #1 HIT IN THE UK. HER LONG TIME FRIEND DWIGHT BOSMAN OF THE BOSMAN TWINS SAID…”SHE WAS WELL-LOVED ALL OVER THE WORLD, IN GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, ITALY AND FRANCE, THEY WOULD CHANT FONTELLA-FONTELLA AT THE FESTIVELS SHE WOULD PERFORM AT.”
FONTELLA BASS PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 26, 2012 AT THE AGE OF 72. A FAMILY WOMAN, SHE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED FOR THE BODY OF MUSIC SHE HAS LEFT…7 HIT RECORDS ON THE BILLBOARD R&B CHART AND 6 ON THE BILLBOARD POP CHARTS.

“RESCUE ME” REMAINS ONE OF THE BIGGEST HITS OF THE 1960’S AND A MUCH PLAYED TUNE ON RADIO….WE ARE HAPPY TO BRING THIS CLASSIC RECORDING FOR YOU TO ENJOY…A MILLION SELLING HIT…BY FONTELLA BASS…FROM, “THE GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL”.

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TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)