Jimmy Givens "Interpreter of Rhythm"
        Jimmy Givens"Interpreter of Rhythm"

Sunday Night Blues Cruise! ;-) 

Sunday Night Blues Cruise!

 

Welcome to the Sunday Night Blues Cruise where we bring you the best of Classic Soul ~

DOO WOP ~ R & B and...

 

 

ALL THE BLUES ~ THAT YOU CAN USE!

 

As the Blues Cruise sets sail each Sunday evening at 8:00 ~ if you're a BLUES HOUND, like me, ROYALTY is on board! We're talkin' the King of the Blues ~ the Godfather of Soul ~ the Queen of Soul and many, many of the Classic Soul R &B and DOWN HOME BLUES artists you know and love! 

 

Each Sunday night at 8:00

the Blues Cruise sets sail! ;-) 

 

If you should miss the Sunday night

broadcast or wish to listen to it, or

any previous shows, they are archived

here and available at your convenience!

 

 

The Sunday Night Blues Cruise

"Celebrity Birthdays" 

is proudly sponsored by

Sandy's Cozy Corner!

https://www.sandyscozycorner.net/

 

Sandy's Cozy Corner

 HOURS!

Open 7 days per week

7:30 am - 3:00 pm!

For reservations or "to go"... 

you can call 732-657-7088

 

Visit MY FAVORITE restaurant

and it will become

YOUR FAVORITE restaurant!

 

When you visit Sandy's Cozy Corner,

say "Hi!" to Sandy and tell her you

heard about Sandy's Cozy Corner

on the Sunday Night Blues Cruise!

 

"Experience the difference ~

it's comfort food at its best!"

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

6/23/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show, it's the...

 

"HEART & SOUL of ROCK & ROLL!"

 

featured artists include Sam Cooke

LaVerne Baker ~ Neil Sedaka

Fats Domino and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-62324-heart-soul-of-rock-roll/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

6/16/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"FATHER'S DAY SPECIAL!"

 

Featured artists include Luther Vandross Paul Peterson ~ Paul Simon ~ Bread

Shep & The Limelights and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-61624-fathers-day-special/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

6/9/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show...

 

"STAX OF WAX!"

 

Featured artists include  Little Milton

Sam & Dave ~ Carla Thomas

Mel & Tim ~ The Staple Singers

Jean Knight and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-6925-stax-of-wax/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

6/2/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show...

 

"IT'S LADIES NIGHT!"

 

Featured artists include Etta James  Barbara Acklin ~ Barbara Lewis            Barbara Lynn ~ Koko Taylor                    Aretha Franklin and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-6224-its-ladies-night/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/26/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show we're playing...

 

"THE NAME GAME!"

 

Featured artists include  The Association

Jerry Reed ~ Dion ~ Shelley Fabares

Neil Diamond and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-52624-the-name-game/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/19/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"DOO WOP DELIGHT!"

 

Featured artists include Wilbert Harrison The Penguins ~ The Five Satins 

Kenny Vance & the Planotones 

The Valentines and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

I have a very special favor to ask of you!

You will hear my request in the very beginning of the show and here is the website to vote for my very special high school friend, Lynn Cohen Hirsch!

Just click on the link directly below!

 

https://favchef.com/2024/lynn-hirsch?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR33j_Izq3urgKsIVcO6FohuhWuG_otThacjRyZw-_jFpcFGFusjHNS7hxQ_aem_AXxpbmBmaQadBFcqYRRP-TjoGkqB-TPdmlQAB_oDyrilYrkOzuyI5Q1fMFmmmK1Y8x6Ly8OhkfNxO5hCwW7wYBeN

 

Thank you! Now on with the show!

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-51924-doo-wop-delight/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/12/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL!"

 

Featured artists include Connie Francis Joshua Kadison ~ The Shirelles

Melba Montgomery ~ Louis Armstrong Dean Martin and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-51224-mothers-day-special/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/5/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO!"

 

Featured artists include Ike & Tina Turner

Sam Cooke ~ Little Eva ~ The Coasters

Solomon Burke and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

We are celebrating a VERY SPECIAL birthday tonight! Celebrating her

101st birthday is Mrs. Helen Kahan!

 

The "Celebrity Birthdays" is brought to you by Sandy Dreyer, Host/Proprietor of Sandy's Cozy Corner!

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-5524-showtime-at-the-apollo/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

4/28/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"THE ROOTS OF ROCK & ROLL!"

 

Featured artists include Little Richard

Sam Cooke ~ Laverne Baker

Carl Perkins ~ The Everly Brothers

Big Mama Thornton and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundayniightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-42824-the-roots-of-rock-roll/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

4/21/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"ONE-HIT WONDERS OF THE

50s, 60s & 70s!"

 

Featured artists include The Easybeats 

The Undisputed Truth ~ Doris Troy

Kyo Sakamoto ~ Julie London 

Johmmy Ace and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-42124-one-hit-wonders-of-the-50s-60s-70s/

 

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

4/14/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"DOO WOP DELIGHT &

TAX TIME NIGHT!"

 

Featured artists include The Capris ~ Dion

The Skyliners ~ Jay Wiggins

Shep & the Limelights and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-41424-doo-wop-delight-tax-time/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

4/7/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"#1 R & B HITS!"

 

Featured artists include Wilson Pickett

The Four Tops ~ Blue Magic ~ Al Green 

Hugh Masakela and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbleuscruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-4724-1-r-b-hits/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

3/31/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"EASTER SPECIAL!"

 

Featured artists include Elvis Presley

Anne Murray ~ The Commodores

Celine Dion ~ Sam Cooke and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmaol.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-33124-easter-special/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

3/17/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

        "FUNKALICIOUS FUNKTACULAR/         

ST. PATRICK'S DAY SPECIAL!"

 

Featured artists include Ike & Tina Turner Parliament ~ LaBelle ~ Lakeside

Cameo and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-31924-funkalicious-funktacularst-patricks-day-special/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

3/10/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS!"

 

Featured artists include Jim Croce

Van Morrison ~ Irma Thomas ~ Paul Anka

The Rolling Stones ~ Irma Thomas

Kai Winding and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-31024-daylight-saving-time-begins/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

3/3/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"GIRL'S NIGHT OUT!"

 

Featured artists include The Angels

The Dixie Cups ~ The Exciters

The Paris Sisters and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-3324-girls-night-out/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

2/4/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show we remember...

 

"THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED"

 

It was 65 years ago, yesterday,

February 3, 1959 that we lost three groundbreaking artists!

We'll be featuring those artists...

Buddy Holly ~ Ritchie Valens and

The Big Bopper

with TWIN - SPINS of their music!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-2424-the-day-the-music-died/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

1/21/24

 

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"SUNDAY NIGHT DISCO DUCK FEVER!"

 

Featured artists include Rick James Parliament ~ A.W.B. The Trammps

LaBelle and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-12124-sunday-night-disco-duck-fever/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

10/15/2023

 

 

 

Tonight's show...

"A NIGHT AT THE CABARET"!

 

We're giving you a taste of the LIVE SHOW that's coming up THIS Saturday, October 22 1:00 PM at Renaissance in Manchester, NJ!

Stay tuned for details on tickets to see this LIVE SHOW at Renaissance!

 

We're taking you back 50+ years to the Golden Age of the hotels in...

Lakewood and the Catskills!

 

Featured artists include Wilbert Harrison Johnny Mathis ~ Duke Ellington

Mickey & Sylvia and many more!

 

Tonight's

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO OF THE WEEK goes out to Wendy Smith Hille of Ormond Beach, FL!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-101523-a-night-at-the-cabaret/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

10/8/2023

 

 

 

Tonight's show...

 

"DOO WOP DOGS FREE  CONCERT!"

 

Featured artists include Dion ~ The Toys        The Regents ~ Bobby Rydell 

Kenny Vance & the Planotones

and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-10823-doo-wop-dogs-free-concert/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

7/30/2023

 

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"BORSCHT BELT FEST AFTER PARTY!"

 

This party is a celebration of 

the First Annual Borscht Belt Fest!

Details to follow!

 

Featured artists include Mickey & Sylvia The Contours ~ The Five Satins

Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs

Patrick Swayze and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:  

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-73023-borscht-belt-fest-after-party/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/28/2023

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"TRIBUTE TO THE

QUEEN OF ROCK & ROLL...

TINA TURNER!"... part #1!

 

Featured artists include Joe Tex

Bob & Earl ~ Howlin' Wolf and many more!

 

If you have a song you would

like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-52823-part-1-queen-of-rock-roll-tina-turner/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

5/28/2023

 

Tonight's show is our...

 

"TRIBUTE TO THE

QUEEN OF ROCK & ROLL...

TINA TURNER!"... part #2!

 

Featured artists in part #2 include

The Four Tops ~ The Isley Brothers             and many more!

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-52823-part-2-queen-of-rock-roll-tina-turner/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

2/5/2023

 

 

Tonight's show...

THE BRITISH ARE COMING!

THE BRITISH ARE COMING!

 

The British Invasion has begun!

 

Featured artists include Mungo Jerry Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders Engelbert Humperdinck and many more!

 

AND... we have a new feature called the S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK!

If you have a song you would like featured on the

S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO

OF THE WEEK

please send it to: 

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-2523-the-british-are-coming-the-british-are-coming/

 

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise

1/8/2023

 

 

Tonight's show is...

 

"ELVIS' 88th BIRTHDAY  SPECIAL!"

 

This special THREE - PARTER

with just a few of "The King's" biggest hits and a couple of somewhat obscure r recordings... and some trivia that I believe you will enjoy! 

 

AND... we have a new feature called the S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO!

If you have a song you would like featured on the S.N.B.C. PRESTO REQUESTO please send it to: 

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-1823-elvis-presleys-88th-birthday-special/

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-1823-elvis-presleys-88th-birthday-special-part-2/

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-1823-elvis-presleys-88th-birthday-special-part-3/

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise!

4/18/2021

 

 

On tonight's

"Doo Wop Delight"

we are dedicating this show to the founder of the Facebook Page

"Oldies But Goodies Doo Wop Shop"... Miriam Martinez!

 

Featured artists include The Desires

Shep & the Limelights ~ The Skyliners

The Platters ~ The Duprees and a very special rememberance on the anniversary of my Daddy's passing 32 years ago today!

 

For your requests and dedications

please email me at:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-4182021-doo-wop-delight-wmiriam-martinez/

Remembering my Daddy, 

Jimmy Givens

on the 32nd anniversary of his passing ~ 4/18/1989!

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise!

12/6/2020

 

Tonight's show is to celebrate the Full CD release party of

 

Marya Lawrence's new Cd entitled

"Paying the Bills"!

 

Marya has chosen songs by famous artists she admires ~ all named Bill and Marya's interpretation of said artists is incomperable!

 

Other featured artists include Lou Rawls Sarah Vaughan ~ Ramsel Lewis

Glenn Miller and many more!

 

For your requests and dedications

you may email me at:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-1262020-marya-lawrence-full-cd-release-party/

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise!

10/18/2020

 

Here we are setting sail with a VERY EXTRA SPECIAL cruise!

 

Tonight's show is dedicated to the arrival to this world of my new niece ~

the Countess Everly Kahan Toussaint! 

Her parents,

Andre' & Michelle Toussaint

and her grandparents

Lucian & Roberta Kahan

are filled with elation and so am I!

 

Helping to welcome our Countess Everly are Louis Armstrong and Dean Martin!

 

Other featured artists include The Rascals Donnie Elbert ~ Larry Graham ~ Paul Anka

Sammy Ambrose ~ Bobby Vinton 

Jackie Wilson and many more!

 

For your requests and dedications

you may email me at:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-10182020-countess-everly-kahan-toussaint/

 

Sunday Night

Blues Cruise!

9/27/2020

 

Here we are setting sail with a VERY SPECIAL cruise!

 

Tonight's show is dedicated and entitled

'Barry Frank ~

A Celebration Of His Life & Music'!

 

This past Friday, September 25th, would have been Barry Frank's 90th birthday and tonight we are celebrating Barry Frank's

life and music!

 

Other featured artists include Dion 

Bobby Darin ~ Aretha Franklin

Joe Barry and many more!

 

For your requests and dedications

you may email me at:

sundaynightbluescruise@gmail.com

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/JimmyGivens/sunday-night-blues-cruise-9272020-barry-frank-a-celebration-of-his-life-music/

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