Ralph Tee
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Luxury Soul with Ralph Tee.

What attracted you to soul music in the first place, and does this still apply today?

The way it makes me feel and the community of people it introduced me to, still the case today

What are your top five favourite soul tracks?

Keni Burke: Never Stop Loving Me
Jean Carn: Don’t Let It Go To Your Head
Teddy Pendergrass: Come On and Go with Me
Aretha Franklin: This Is For Real
Phyllis Hyman: You Know How To Love Me

What are your favourite three record labels?

Philadelphia International Records

Who are your favourite five artists?

Keni Burke,
Jean Carn
Phyllis Hyman

What are your top three soul clubs of all time?

Boxes, Exeter
Hootchie Cootchie, Newcastle
Hustlers, Hemel Hempstead

What radio experience did you have before you joined Solar?

Radio Invicta
Jazz FM

What is/are your main criteria in choosing records for airplay?

Something new or unexpected that sounds amazing

Why would you recommend Solar to a listener?

Great soul music all the time, not just weekends!

Which other DJs do you admire and why?

Richard Searling, my mentor and hero for his taste in soul
Mike Gee, the happiest and most uplifting soul show on the airwaves
Richard Marzetti, always great selections and presentations

How would you like to be remembered by a listener?

As the guy who played those amazing selections of pure quality, definitive luxury soul, and touched a nerve with a tune or two

What do you do to relax?

Play my records!