The Sweet Spot Radio Show
By Kelly Webb
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The Sweet Spot is your sweetest, funkiest musical biography show that airs the third and fourth Thursday of the month on WBAI 99.5 FM and wbai.org. Check out our blog at http://www.thesweetspotnyc.com
||CleanCassio Ware on the Sweet Spot June 28th, 2018||0||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFonda Rae gets over with The Sweet Spot||0||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAretha's Homegoing||Enjoy this short but action packed piece taken from our first day in Detroit - this was at the Queen of Soul’s memorial at The Charles H Wright museum. Aretha was BELOVED by Detroit and Detroit was beloved by Aretha. The pic you see of the gold...||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARETHA - RESPECT FOR THE QUEEN PT 1||Aretha's talent transcended the written word and defied description. This is part one of a two part series focused mostly on the Atlantic years as there is no way to pack over six decades of music into two hours. Recorded live in the studio on...||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDJ Soul Sister on The Sweet Spot April 2018||New Orleans Queen of the rare groove DJ Soul Sister is also a funky professor! Host of the long running WWOZ rare groove staple "Soul Power" this powerhouse vinyl queen is also moonlighting earning her degree at Tulane in musicology! We go deep...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanP-Funk Mob Members - Detroit Rising - nothing but the Funk!||Greg Fitz, Gabe Gonzalez and Stozo the Clown celebrate Detroit Rising||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPointer Sisters' Ruth Pointer is STILL so Excited!!!||We were honored to have the fabulous, effervescent Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters on the show to share some of the highlights of her long lived and well deserved show biz career. The Sisters catalog contains a truly diverse...||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristine Wiltshire - Its Party Time Tonite with Disco's Prolific Singer||For our November show, we got a chance to link with prolific much loved disco singer Christine Wiltshire - all the way from Amsterdam! Check out Hans R. de Vries bio below for all the facts on the much accomplished songbird and take a listen to...||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoshie Jo Armstead Soul Music Renaissance Woman!||Joshie "Jo" Armstead is truly a soul music renaissance woman with a career that includes being one of the original touring Ikettes on the road with the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, writing hit songs for Ray Charles with Ashford and Simpson, appearing on..||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCarmen Lundy - multi-talented Jazz Artist on life and love of music||We were fortunate enough to catch Carmen Lundy live at Birdland earlier in this year where she celebrated the release of her latest recording "Code Noir". Lundy, who wrote or co-wrote and arranged all the tracks and plays keyboards/guitar, is...||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEWF Tribute with Verdine White and DJ Spinna!!!||In the words of one of the baddest, funkiest bass players around, Mr. Verdine White, "Earth Wind and Fire is more than just a band, it is an energy force". Please take a listen above as Baby K interviews Verdine and gets some insight on the mighty...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlfa Anderson - The sophisticated sounds of former Chic lead vocalist||Alfa Anderson blessed us with her sweet sounds in the studio in this episode with the premiere of a track off her new release "From the Heart". We spent two hours in the studio with Alfa in a journey through her career from the disco days of...||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInside the Evolutionary Jazz Mind of Brian Jackson||The "Music Behind the Message" Brian Jackson is responsible for some of the most moving and profound political and social albums of the 70's along with his partner Gil Scott-Heron. It was truly a pleasure and treat to have this gracious man in...||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGood Night Sweet Prince! with Shelley Nicole and Ben Tyree||For all you've done for us Mr. Nelson... In the studio with Kyle and musicians Shelley Nicole and Ben Tyree.||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Foreign Exchange - Future Legends Spotlight||Yes we get our old school on here but we dearly appreciate all things of a groovalicious nature. WE LOVE THIS BAND!!! The art is high caliber, the sound is deliciously soulful. Caught up with Nicolay and Phonte for a few minutes of lovely...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJamel Shabazz - the Eyes of a Generation||One of the most profound and inspiring interviews we have had the pleasure to conduct, Jamel Shabazz dropped by the studios to give us an insight on the music that shaped and guided his path as one of the most important photographic...||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDJ Spinna Takes us on a Musical Stroll down Memory Lane!||DJ Spinna! The "Luke Cage" of DJ's||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrobeat special with Femi Kuti and Wunmi on the Sweet Spot!||Afrobeat Special with Femi Kuti and Wunmi on The Sweet Spot!||9/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreakBeat Lou celebrates 30 years of Ultimate Breaks & Beats on the Sweet Spot!||We welcome Breakbeat sic compilation series "Ultimate Breaks and Beats" Breakbeat Lou to the Sweet Spot!||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Roy Ayers - the King of Good Vibes!||Roy Ayers - the King of Good Vibes||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelebrating Patrick Adams on St. Patrick's Day!||Celebrating Disco King producer Patrick Adams on St Patricks Day!||3/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Music is Love!
Always engaging with superb guests including Roy Ayers, Patrick Adams, Wunmi and so many more.. add it to your weekly pod-playlist for immense enjoyment.
Essential listening, highly recommend
Check it out!!!
Enlightening AND Grooving
The sweet spot that this podcast holds is between enlightenment and groove.
I listen on my headphones while walking in the street - keeps out the noise and I'm better off with every episode.