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The Queen of Soul

Date: 
Monday, March 26, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates Aretha Franklin's 70th birthday on this week's edition of The Soul Serenade. It all starts at 7pm!!

Sly Stone

Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Sly and the Family Stone had a phenomenal run of hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They changed the sound of soul music and left people shaking their heads after seeing them live. Join host Tom Shaker as he says "Happy 69th birthday to Sly Stone!" It all starts at 7pm!

Bobby Womack

Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 7:00pm
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Sam Cooke discovered Womack and his brothers singing gospel music and signed them to his own label to sing secular music as The Valentinos. Womack has done it all. From session guitarist, to singer/songwriter, to producer, he's worked with Sly & The Family Stone, Aretha, The Box Tops and countless others. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates this soul legend on this week's show. It all starts at 7pm!

The Young Lions of Soul

Date: 
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 7:00pm
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Join host Tom Shaker this Monday night as he spotlights new young artists keeping the soul music tradition alive. You'll hear artists like
Mayer Hawthorne, Raphael Saadiq, Laura Izabor, Fitz & The Tantrums and many others. It all starts at 7pm!!

February Soul Birthdays

Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
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Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates all these great soul artists born in Februray. You'll hear Smokey Robinson, Rick James, King Curtis, Barbara Acklin and many others. It all starts at 7pm!!

Valentine's Day Soul

Date: 
Monday, February 13, 2012 - 7:00pm
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Get your Valentine’s Day groove on with sweet, sassy, sexy and sensual soul music favorites. You’ll hear Aretha, JB, Issac Hayes, Teddy Pendegrass, Barry White and many others. Your requests and dedications, too!  Join host Tom Shaker at 7pm.

Don Cornelius

Date: 
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

“We wish you love, peace & soul” was how Don Cornelius signed off every Soul Train episode. The show lasted 35 years, but the host’s impact will last forever. Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the legacy of a true soul music hero. This Monday at 7pm!

Northern Soul Dance Party

Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
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Looking to dance away those Monday blues? WICN's northern soul connoisseur, Steve Moysey brings in a playlist that will be sure to get you moving this Monday night! Join host Tom Shaker at 7pm!!!

Jimmy Castor

Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

The sad news that saxophonist, singer & songwriter Jimmy Castor passed away this week instantly brought back memories of his biggest hits “Bertha Butt Boogie” & “Troglodyte.” Jimmy was one of a kind and his music was said to sampled over 3,000 times by rap & hip hop artists. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life and music of a soul/funk icon. It all starts at 7pm!

MLK Day

Date: 
Monday, January 16, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on tonight’s show. Dr. King’s message had quite a soundtrack, featuring artists like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Impressions and Sam Cook to name just a few. It all starts at 7pm!

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Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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