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On the Front Row with Rodney Block

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Taped in celebration of the 10th anniversary season of "AETN Presents", Rodney and the gang are bringing a high energy party to our headquarters' studios. Block, a native of Dumas, and his core ensemble -including Sam Carroll on keyboards, Jonathon Burks on drums and Oliver "OT" Thomas on bass - have been performing together across Arkansas, the South and abroad for five years. Their unique sound and bond show in their latest album, "Steel," and are sure to come across on the stage. From up tempo jazz to ballads - including pieces from the new album - it's a show not to be missed!

Transcript

[APPLAUSE] HEY EVERYBODY.  THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING HERE.  WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO BE ASKED BACK BY AETN AND THANK YOU.  TONIGHT YOU'RE GETTING YOUR OWN CONCERT SO SIT BACK , RELAX MUCH THE FIRST TUNE WE'RE GOING TO DO IS CALLED BIG CITY HUSSLE. [APPLAUSE] (JAZZ MUSIC).

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN SAM CAROL. [APPLAUSE] [APPLAUSE] [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

DID YOU GUYS LIKE THAT?  I CALL IT BIG CITY.  ALL RIGHT. THIS NEXT TUNE WE'RE GOING TO DO IS THE THIRD TRACK OFF THE STEELCD AND ONE OF MY FAVORITE TUNES AND THE LADIES LIKE IT. IT'S SMOOTH AND SUBTLE.  THE NAME OF THE TUNE IS CALLED "KISS ME RIGHT THERE". SAM CAROL. [APPLAUSE] MR. OLIVER THOMAS. [APPLAUSE] [APPLAUSE] IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? I NEED SOME OXYGEN.  YOU'RE IN FOR A TREAT.  WE LIKE TO BRING TO THE STAGE A FINE VOCALIST AND PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER LADIES AND GENTLEMEN FOR DEJU. [APPLAUSE] IT'S NOT THE PALE MOON THAT EXCITES ME THAT THRILLS AND DELIGHTS ME, OH NO.  IT'S JUST THE NEARNESS OF YOU.  IT ISN'T YOUR SWEET CONVERSATION THAT BRINGS THIS SENSATION, OH NO. IT'S JUST THE NEARNESS OF YOU. WHEN YOU'RE IN MY ARMS AND I FEEL YOU SO CLOSE TO ME ALL MY WILDEST  DREAMS COME TRUE.  I NEED NO SOFT LIGHTS TO ENHANT ME IF YOU'LL ONLY GRANT ME THE RIGHT TO HOLD YOU EVER SO TIGHT AND TO FEEL IN THE NIGHT THE NEARNESS OF YOU. [APPLAUSE] WHEN YOU'RE IN MY ARMS AND I FEEL YOU SO CLOSE TO ME ALL MY WILDEST DREAMS COME TRUE.  I NEED NO SOFT LIGHTS TO ENCHANT ME IF YOU'LL ONLY GRANT ME THE RIGHT TO HOLD YOU EVER SO TIGHT AND TO FEEL IN THE NIGHT THE NEARNESS OF YOU. [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WAS THAT NICE?

YES!

THIS IS A FAVORITE.  WE NEVER PERFORMED IT LIVE.  MR. NO NAME I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT. [APPLAUSE] [APPLAUSE] [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

THANK YOU FOR HANGING OUT WITH US.  WHOA, -- IT'S ALL RIGHT TO GET UP AND DANCE. THERE YOU GO.  I SEE YOU. WE'RE FAMILY IN HERE.  WE'RE HERE HERE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME. YOU MADE ME HAPPY THIS YOU CAN BET.  YOU SPLIT RIGHT BESIDE ME AND I WON'T FORGET.  AND I REALLY LOVE YOU SHOULD KNOW.  I WANT MAKE SURE I'M RIGHT, BOY

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