Sunday, Feb .25, 2018, 2:15 pm, "The Music of Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye & Curtis Mayfield", Scholarship Benefit Dinner, Berean Baptist Church,  1635 Bergen Street, Brooklyn , NY, $25/ticket.

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 2:30 pm, "The Music of Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye & Curtis Mayfield", Bronx  Library Center, 310 E Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY.

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018, 11:30 am - Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul: An Afternoon of Sam Cooke & Motown,  NYS Veterans' Home at St. Albans,  178-50 Linden Blvd, Jamaica, Queens,  New York (Private Event).

Cody Childs

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. Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul recently completed an engagement at the La Guardia Crowne Plaza and has just completed a booking at the Brooklyn Marriott. He and The Ladies of Soul continue to perform at various venues including the New York  and Queens Public Libraries rendering tributes to Motown and Soul Legends such as Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, and Curtis Mayfield.  His band, The Ladies of Soul, includes Lisette "Peaches" Smith on drums, Roxann McDade on keyboard and Debra Robinson on bass.  

For smaller, 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 & The Ladies of Soul are 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
* 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'Wonderful

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul is a New

York City Pop/Soul band that performs tribute concerts honoring the music of Motown and the Legends of Soul. The band is composed of keyboards, bass, drums, background vocals, and lead vocals. They have been performing these crowd pleasing concerts since January 2006. The tribute concerts listed below are 60 to 75 minutes in length.    

Motown Soul: The Music of Motown

Shades of Soul: Music of the 60's

Musical Legacy of Sam Cooke

Prince of Motown: The Music of Marvin Gaye

Living Legend: The Music of Stevie Wonder

Chicago Soul: The Music of Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Tyrone Davis, Etta James & Fontella Bass

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

The Music of John Legend, Michael Jackson & Amy Winehouse  

The  Music of Nat 'King' Cole

Songs of Freedom & Inspiration

A Celebration of Gospel Music

For booking info please call 718-457-3870.

Sings from the heart

Feb  25



* 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  

* Groovin