Concert Dates

A Tribute to the Music of the Soul Legends:Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, John Legend.

Saturday, March 7, 2020, 1:30 pm.

Brooklyn Public Library Kings Highway Branch, ​ 2115 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11229

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul band perform the songs of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Wilson Pickett and John Legend.



 Saturday,March 28; 2020, 2:00 pm, Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11229 . 

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul band perform the songs of  Nat 'King' Cole such as  "The Girl from Ipanema", "L-O-V-E" and Songs of the Soul Legends. 

From Legends to Legend

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 3 pm, Pomonok Library,  158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, NY

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul perform soulful songs of the Soul Legends such as   "Respect", "It's Alright",  "Ooo Baby Baby",  "Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You", "For Once in My Life". "Save Room".


​Sat, May 16, 2929 .  2:30 pm

Bronx Library Center

310 E Kingsbridge Road

 Mar. 28th



​​Cody Childs is a crooner of the American love song. His interpretation of these songs leaves audiences always wanting to hear more.  He has mesmerized his fans with his smooth jazzy baritone vocals. His love of music ranges from Cole Porter to John Legend. This native New Yorker studied jazz vocals at the City College of New York where he earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Cody has been singing and creating vocal magic since he was a teenager and as a member of the Brownsville Community Baptist Church Young Adult Choir. He continues to serenade audiences at various New York venues such as bistros, restaurants, cafes, outdoor amphitheaters and cruise ships.

Cody's music lncludes the following: 

The Music of Nat 'King' Cole

Shades of Soul: Music of the 1960's

Motown Soul: The Music of Motown

The Musical Legacy of Sam Cooke

Prince of Motown: The Music of Marvin Gaye

Living Legend: The Music of Stevie Wonder

The Soul Legends: The Music of Cooke, Gaye and Curtis Mayfield   


The Music of John Legend, Michael Jackson & Amy Winehouse  ​​

For booking info please call 718-457-3870. My band, Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul,  is available for all occassions. For smaller intimate venues, my  duo will provide great entertainment. 

Cody Childs

May    16th 

Copyright 2013. Cody Childs. All rights reserved.


Apr.    4th

Sings from the heart


Please use earphones to listen to the music samples below.

Cody Childs has appeared at such places as the Village Gate, The Angry Squire, The Blue Note with Ted Curson on Trumpet, Symphony Space, and Terrace on the Park. He continue to perform at various venue including the New York  and Queens Public Libraries rendering tributes to Motown and Soul Legends such as Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, and Curtis Mayfield.  

For small intimate venues, Cody Childs & classical  jazz/blues guitarist Gai Phakdeephon serenade audiences with classic love songs from Billboard's Top 500. 
Cody Childs studied jazz vocals under the direction of Jazz Legend Shelia Jordan at the City College Music Department. Cody received a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering and a Master's in Information Systems from the City College School of Engineering. He can be booked for Holiday Parties, Banquets, Church Fund Raisers, Corporate Functions, Concerts, Retirement Parties, Restaurants, and other special events. Cody Childs is based in New York City. For bookings please contact us via  email at

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul repertoire :

* For Sentimental Reasons                
* You Send Me
* Try a Little Tenderness
* Shake  
* Frankie & Johnny
* Soothe Me
* Tennessee Waltz 
* Cupid 
* Wonderful World
* Only Sixteen
* A Change Is  Gonna Come
* That's It I Quit
* Ain't That Good News
* Bring It On Home to Me
* I'll Come Running Back to You
* Nothing Can Change This Love
* Touch The Hem of His Garment
* Twisting The Night Away     
* Jesus Gave Me Water 
* Good Times
* Another Saturday Night
* Having a Party
* Sad Mood
* Stubborn Kind of Fella
* Pride & Joy
* I'll Be Doggone
* Ain't That Peculiar
* Little Darling (I Need You)
*You're a Wonderful One

* Can I Get a Witness?

* How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
* Ain't No Mountain High Enough

* Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
* I Heard It Through The Grapevine
 * What's Going On? 
* Mercy Mercy Me
* Trouble Man
* Let's Get It On 
*Distant Lover

* Sexual Healing

*It's All Right 
* I'm So Proud
* Talking About My Baby
* People Get Ready
* The Makings of You
* Pusherman
* Let's Do It Again
* Giving Him Something He Can Feel
* Keep On Pushing
* Ain't Too Proud to Beg
* My Girl
* My Guy
* Please Mr. Postman
* Jimmy Mack

*Stop in the Name of Love
* Get Ready**  
 You Can't Hurry Love
* I Wish
* That Girl

 Never Can Say Goodbye 

 Sugar Pie Honey Bunch
* Nowhere to Run
* Signed Sealed Delivered

* Ooo Baby Baby
 For Once In My Life
* Feel Like Makin' Love
* My Cherie Amour


* Save Room
*Good Morning
* Dancing in the Street
* I Get A Kick Out of You
* Better Than Anything 
* Route 66
* This Will Make You Laugh
* I Concentrate On You
* It's Only A Paper Moon
* The Christmas Song
* On A Clear Day
* The Way You Look Tonight
* Brother Can You Spare a Dime
* There Will Never Be Another You
* This Guy's in Love
* Do It The Hard Way
* When I Fall In Love
* Autumn Leaves
* Every Time We Say Goodbye
* Feel Like Making Love
* You Don't Know What Love Is
* Mona Lisa
 * Tenderly
*Just the Two of Us
* Too Marvelous For Words
* Each Day Gets Better

* P.D.A. (We Just Don't Care}

* All of Me (John Legend)
* I Want You Back
* Ordinary People
* Something                                                                               

* *Your Song

*Knock on Wood                
* Unforgettable
* Smile
 * Ain't No Sunshine 
* Walking My Baby Back Home
* The Girl From Ipanema
* Too Young 
* L-O-V-E 
* Nature Boy
* My Funny Valentine
* Candy
* Straighten Up and Fly Right
* Besame Mucho
* The River Is Blue
* Let Me Love You
* God Bless The Child
* Anything Goes
* Good Morning
* Yesterday  

* Grooving

* Killing Me Softly

* Close To You
* Theme from the Valley of the Dolls
* I'll Never Fall in Love Again
* It's Not Unusual
* Let's Stay Together
 * Do You Know the Way To San Jose?
* What The World Needs Now                   

* Alfie                 
* That's What Friends Are For
* Fly Me To The Moon
* Our Love Is Here to Stay
* My Favorite Things
* All Of Me
* Rainy Days & Mondays
* Summertime
* We've Only Just Begun
* S'Wonderfuln