Monday, December 16, 2013

Gene McDaniels - Voice Your Choice for January 12, 2014

Voice Your Choice returns to Treasure Island Oldies on Sunday, January 12th, 2014 and the first artist to be spotlighted is Gene McDaniels.

He was born on February 12, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri; raised in Omaha, Nebraska. R&B-pop singer. Appeared in the 1962 movie It's Trad, Dad. He passed away at his home in Maine July 29, 2011.

A soft-spoken man with a powerful voice, McDaniels scored eight other chart hits, including "Chip Chip," "Point of No Return" and "Tower of Strength," which featured one of the most memorable inhales in pop music history.

He was also a successful writer, penning songs for other artists including the #1 hit he wrote for Roberta Flack, Feel Like Makin' Love. He also wrote socially conscious songs including Compared To What for Les McCann and Eddie Harris, and Before You Accuse Me, record by Crteedence Clearwater Revival and Eric Clapton.

So it'll be a great start to the New Year when Voice Your Choice featured Gene McDaniels. Cast your vote at the Voice Your Choice page at any time for either A Hundred Pounds Of Clay or Tower Of Strength. The winning song will be played in the 3rd hour of the January 12th, 2014 show.