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Celebrating The Life And Work Of Whispers Co-Founder Nick Caldwell, 71


Sunday, January 10

We remember singer/songwriter Nick Caldwell, one of the founding members of the legendary R&B group, The Whispers. Caldwell died as a result of heart failure January 5, 2016, at age 71. 

 The Whispers are best known for their R&B hits “Rock Steady” (1987) and “And The Beat Goes On” (1980). Hear the Whispers R&B sounds and music from their latest release featuring gospel tunes. 

Hear "Keep on Lovin Me" here:


Carla Eckels is Director of Organizational Culture at KMUW. She produces and hosts the R&B and gospel show Soulsations and brings stories of race and culture to The Range with the monthly segment In the Mix. Carla was inducted into The Kansas African American Museum's Trailblazers Hall of Fame in 2020 for her work in broadcast/journalism.