A little bit about Kev Roberts
Every Saturday night from 6, your favourite Soul and Motown dancefloor classics are re-lived on Signal Soul. We'll also take you back to the days of the Golden Torch & Wigan Casino with the very best in Northern Soul.
Signal Soul will also have great guests from the Soul era, the likes of Alexander O'Neal,Jimmy James,Teena Marie & Melba Moore to name but a few.
Saturday night wouldn't be Saturday night without Signal Soul with Kev Roberts
From the heady days of Wigan Casino in 1973, Kev Roberts has played an important role in the world of SOUL music. As a club DJ in the 70s, he was responsible for the popularity of many a tune including a Top 30 hit with his group MISTURA (The Flasher).
During his early club life, he MCd the Four Tops, Jackie Wilson, Supremes, The Miracles, Billy Ocean among hundreds of others. As a seasoned Gold radio presenter, Kev has interviewed more than 300 personalities ranging from Cliff Richard to The Beach Boys. A former Sony Award nominee, the New York Times in 2006 said about Kev ‘one of the most knowledgeable Retro music types in the industry today’
A career as RECORD PRODUCER in the 80s saw him work with EDWIN STARR, JUNIOR WALKER, ROZALLA, BIZARRE INC, HAZEL DEAN and MAI TAI. Throughout the 90s and present KEV has promoted some of the more prestigious SOUL events at BLACKPOOL TOWER, KINGS HALL, STOKE, WHITBY PAVILION and took hundreds of fans to SOULTRIPUSA in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago in the company of more than 120 Soul legends.
With more than 300 cd compilations under his belt, 200 Song writing credits, Writing the book 'The Northern Soul Top 500, creating the music imagery for the KFC-Chicken Got Soul TV ads to the forthcoming Film 'Souled Out' starring Alfie Allen launching Summer 09. Kev has promoted Soul music worldwide and kept the interest level very high in the North of England.