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Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

This show brings together legendary artists of the 1960s and 1970s for a once-in-a-lifetime event: Ben E. King and The Drifters, Jerry Butler reuniting with The Impressions for the first time since 1958, as well as The Isley Brothers, Percy Sledge, Eddie Holman, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Chi-Lites and many more performers singing their most memorable hits, rhythm & blues and soul classics from the '60s and '70s. In salute to several more of the greatest artists of the time, Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular also broadcasts rarely seen footage of Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, James Brown, and others, performing some of their most unforgettable hits. The program is co-hosted by Dionne Warwick, Jerry "The Iceman" Butler,Sam Moore of Sam and Dave, each of whom also performs, and Richard "Shaft" Roundtree.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
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      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED?s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

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