MP3 Robert Banks - Be Careful What You Wish For
Very exciting and unique "Rhythm With Blues" that you can use.
"Robert Wayne Banks"
13 MP3 Songs
URBAN/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover, BLUES: Rhythm & Blues
Robert Banks, one of eight children; began singing at an early age in a Gospel Choir in a local church in Tyler, Texas. In 1980 Robert was elected Public Relations Chairperson in the organization of the Tyler Area Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America. Founded by the late Rev. James Cleveland.
Believing to be led by the Holy Spirit, Robert in 1987 announced his calling to the ministry of the Good News of Jesus Christ. Pursuing his ministry, Robert experienced controversy to the extent, it provoked him to throughly, count up the cost and be true to himself and to his Maker in expelling this energy through a variety of songs and types.
Performing such venuses as The La Mirage Club in Tyler, Texas, and the well known Comedy Club in Dallas, Texas owned by Actor/Comedian Steve Harvey.
Upon moving to Southern California in 1994, Robert worked as a building contractor. One day while painting a clients home in Los Angeles, Robert began to sing an "Oldie but Goodie" and the client came out and made the statement "man you''re in the wrong business". That day, Robert began his quest to regenerate the joy of singing and entertaining. In 1997, Robert helped to organize a Rhythm and Blues Band called "Strictly Business". After performing a few gigs in the LA area, Robert decided to move on to a blues band called "TC and The Top Cats". While working to improve and to perfect his God given ability, Robert began a solo career and adopted "The Robert Banks Show".
Robert opened up for blues singer Lil'' Milton at the Famous BB King''s Club at Universal Studios in Studio City, California and was invited back to host his own show,
performing a variety of hits by artists ranging from James Ingram, Lou Rawls, Brook Benton, The Temptations, The Whispers, Little Milton, B.B. King and the late great Johnny Taylor and the late legendary Sam Cooke.
In 2001, Robert released two songs entitled "Playas Game" written by Robert and Brian Banks and "Take Me Wit-Cha" written and produced by Joe Campbell at Quin Tisar Music, and recorded at Caswell Castle in Compton, California. Robert released his first album entitled "Be Careful What You Wish For" produced by the ROBERTS/BAULDEN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP on January 11, 2003 at the Prince Hall Memorial Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. In January 2003, Robert moved back to Tyler and performed another cd release August 9, 2003 at the Mayfair Building in Tyler, Texas accompanied by the local group Rufus and the Solid Soul Band.
September 5, 2004, Robert was the opening act for the legendary great blues man Bobby Bland at Nico''s Social Club, 220 North Glenwood in Tyler.
Currently, Robert performs at Nico''s Social Club and as compliment, "Rufus and the Solid Soul Band". Check calendar of events for showtime.
A Word from the Principal "Mr. Banks".
Though music has long been one of my favorite modes of expression, placing God first in my life is always the focus. To God be the Glory!
Robert is also available for those special dance celebrations, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Weddings, Concerts, Backyard Boogies, etc.
Calendar of events for April 1, 2005 at Nico''s Social Club 220 N. Glenwood in Tyler, Texas. Doors open at 8:00pm showtime 9:00pm til 12:00pm. presale $10.00. Students $5.00 for tickets call 903.330.9536 or 903.533.9734. Free food
COME ON OUT AN GET YOUR GROOVE ON!