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Songs to Invoke Dreams

Episode 36
Songs to Invoke Dreams

Somewhere in your journey, perhaps your dreams may have been pushed aside, and left to percolate in some forgotten corner of your mind. You have likely been encouraged by people in your past — as well as your present — to continue this sidelining.


Guest Performers
Alyssa Morgan Lego — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Pageantry

Alyssa Morgan Lego was the reigning Miss Stars and Stripes' Outstanding Teen 2017 through Miss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program (Miss America's Outstanding Teen).

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Augostina Mallous — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Pageantry

Augostina Mallous was the reigning Miss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen 2017 through Miss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program (Miss America's Outstanding Teen).

Biography Events Profiles

Chuck McDermott — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Over the last 40 years, Chuck McDermott has left his musical mark on audiences on both coasts of the United States. Over the last few decades, he has devoted himself to energy and environmental policy issues, and working in government.

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Sonny Turner — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Sonny Turner is best known for replacing Tony Williams as lead singer of The Platters. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four no. 1 hits, and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world.

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Trisco Pearson — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Force M.D.'s is an American R&B vocal group that was formed in 1981 in Staten Island, New York. Later, Trisco Pearson joined the group.

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William Goldstein — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

William Goldstein was previously a recording artist for Motown Records and CBS Masterworks. He has over 50 albums currently available. He has also scored over 50 movie and television projects, including NBC's "Fame" and Disney's "The Miracle Worker".

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Preview Performers
Haley Smith — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Haley Smith is a 15-year-old songstress/recording artist from the Bronx in New York City, discovered at the age of nine. She is of Jamaican-American descent. Smith has performed on various stages throughout New York, such as the Apollo Theater.

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N.K. Morton — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

N.K. Morton is a singer-songwriter. She wrote songs for Backstreet Boys, Mýa, and Karen Clark-Sheard, worked in television with Chris Rock, and was a featured lead or background vocalist for artists, ranging from Diana Ross to Rakim.

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Last Updated: July 8, 2021

About 'Shefik presents Invocation'

Aptly titled "Shefik presents Invocation", the nationally-syndicated radio show is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. The show is currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. The journey continues right here and everywhere.