1. CAT Episode 162 - Felix Cavaliere (The Young Rascals) Classic Artists Today, LLC 33:02

Felix Cavaliere co-founded The Young Rascals in 1965.  As singer/songwriter/keyboardist, they had nine Top 20 hits from 1966-1968.  Throughout the years, Felix has released several solo albums, launched a band called Treasure, and recorded several releases with Steve Cropper.  You’ll find him in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame and tapped for numerous other awards, too.  Multi-award winning program director Ray White caught up with Felix in September 2023 to talk about the early years with The Young Rascals, playing the Hammond B-3, a highlight of touring with the Rascals, his most cherished music award and insights on his new album – Then and Now.  In our showcase segment we continue our “Back from the 60’s” theme featuring the lastest from The Beatles, Paul McCartney -whose most recent album is McCartney III, Ringo Starr – who just released his Rewind Forward EP and Dolly Parton, a 2022 inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose brand new album is Rockstar.   Featuring the lastest from many of your favorite legendary bands and performers on Classic Artists Today!

Ray White Managing Director, Classic Artists Today

Ray's passion for music and the musicians, started as a youth listening to transistor radios under the covers at bedtime. The bands and performers he liked, he followed throughout their career. In 2005 he was fed up with the evolution of a majority of the music the radio stations were playing and began investigating the bands he grew up listening to in the 1960's, 70's and 80's. Radio wasn't playing any of those band's "new" songs, just the "classic" hits. Researching the industry for a year, Ray launched Classic Artists Today syndicated radio show - featuring "new" songs by "classic" artists and included interviews and classic tracks too. The show was carried by several dozen radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. Featuring Rock/Pop musicians and bands, Ray and the show won several awards from New Music Weekly magazine. With the success of these shows, he launched Coool CAT syndicated radio show, 5 years later, featuring Soul/R&B/Smooth Jazz/Blues performers and bands. In 2017, Ray starting producing his show in a 30-minute podcast format. Today, you can hear his work at Sittin' In With The CAT and Sittin' In With The Coool CAT. The legacy continues!