Mr Soul Man

  • Biography

    Godfrey began publically singing at the age of approx. 18 years old, eventually became a member of a Choir known as The Merry bell Gospel Choir, where he was also sang as a soloist.

    Godfrey won The Stevie Wonder Award in 1989 for Best Male Gospel Choir Soloist. This afforded him the privilege to both meet and share the stage with the Maestro himself during his appearance at the NEC.

    Godfrey has made several television appearances. One in particular is his appearance on Channel 4’s People Get Ready. It was at this recording that his talent was noticed by those who were considered as the UK’s foremost respected leaders of Gospel Music among the Gospel fraternity and was, invited to play the part of Christ in a production called ‘Creation’, which was aired on channel 4‘s ‘People Get Ready Easter special’.

    During his singing career he has worked alongside well known artistes such as; The Winans, (Father and Uncles of Mario Winans), Commissioned, Billy Gaines, Michael Bolton, Westlife and Heather Small to name a few.

    Godfrey Gayle was a member of the duo Hutchinson & Gayle, who in 2003 won the GMTV Gospel Competition. On the back of which they were crowned Best Gospel Newcomers at the MOBO Awards ceremony. Having won this prestigious award they were offered a recording contract with Integrity Music, the largest distributors of Gospel Music today.

    Godfrey is involved in a substantial amount of studio recording sessions for various artists.

    Godfrey is a self contained vocalist singing the legendary Motown Classics and Soul classic ballads, occasionally throwing in a few gospel numbers for good measure. He also does an excellent Stevie Wonder Tribute act.

    Various show options

    • 2 x 45 minutes soul & motown
    • 1 x 45 minute soul & 1 x 45 Stevie Wonder Tribute
    • 1 x 45 Stevie Wonder Show
  • Song list

    Song list

    • A House is Not a Home – Luther Vandross
    • A Lovely Day – Bill Withers
    • Ain’t No Stopping Us – Now McFadden
    • Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
    • Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – Temptations
    • All Night Long – Lionel Richie
    • Always and Forever – Luther Vandross
    • Back At One – Brian McNight
    • Back Stabbers – Detroit Spinners
    • Boogie Wonderland – Earth Wind & Fire
    • Burn – The Tramps
    • Can’t Help Myself – Temptations
    • Celebration – Kool and The Gang
    • Crazy Love – Brian McNight
    • Down on Bended Knees – Boyz II Men
    • Dock Of The Bay – Otis Reading
    • Easy – Lionel Richie
    • End Of The Road – Boyz II Men
    • Get Down On IT – Kool and The Gang
    • Ghetto Child – Detroit Spinners
    • Give Me the Night – George Benson
    • Greatest Love Of All – George Benson
    • Harlem Shuffle – Dave and ?
    • Heard It Though The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
    • Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel – Tavares
    • Hello – Lionel Richie
    • Hello Happiness – Drifters
    • How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
    • How Bout’ Us – Champagne
    • I Beleive I Can Fly – R Kelly
    • I Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops
    • I Got You – James Brown
    • I Love Music – Detroit Spinners
    • If You Don’t Know Me By Now – Harrold Melvin
    • In Your Eyes – George Benson
    • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
    • It’s the Same Old Song – Four Tops
    • Just Once – James Ingram
    • Just the Two Of Us – Bill Withers
    • Just the Way You Are – Barry White
    • It’s the Same Old Song – Four Tops
    • Kissing In the Back Row – Drifters
    • Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
    • Ladies Night – Kool and The Gang
    • Let The Music Play – Barry White
    • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
    • Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher – Jackie Wilson
    • Me & Mrs Jones – Billy Paul
    • Mercy, Mercy Me – Marvin Gaye
    • Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
    • My First, My Last, My Everything – Barry White
    • My Girl – Temptations
    • Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
    • On the Wings Of Love – Geoffrey Osborne
    • One Night – Luther Vandross
    • One In A Million – Larry Graham
    • Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops
    • Saturday Night At The Movies – Drifters
    • September – Earth Wind & Fire
    • Since I Lost My Baby – Luther Vandross
    • So Amazing – Luther Vandross
    • Stand By Me – Wilson Pickett
    • Still – Lionel Richie
    • Still In Love – Brian McNight
    • Street Life – Randy Crawford
    • Suddenly – Billy Ocean
    • Super Star – Stoddard
    • Sweetest Feeling – Jackie Wilson
    • Tears Of A clown – Smokey Robinson
    • This Masqerade – George Benson
    • Three Times A Lady – Lionel Richie
    • Tonight I Celebrate My Love – Peobo Bryson
    • Tracks of My Tears – Smokie Robinson
    • Turn Your Love Around – George Benson
    • Under The Boardwalk – Drifters
    • Up On The Roof Drifters
    • Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker
    • Walk Away Rene – Four Tops
    • What Becomes of the Broken Hearted – Jimmy Ruffin
    • What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
    • When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
    • Your Are Everything – Marvin Gaye
    • You To Me Are Everything – The Real Thing
    • You’re More Than A Number – Drifters
    • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher – Jackie Wilson