Bettye Swann scored her biggest hit in ’67
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Patti Drew had an indelible hit in ’67
The Zombies are still going strong at 50+
L.C. Cooke finally gets his due with a new collection
The Newport Jazz Festival celebrated 60 years in grand style
Rain! Thunder! The dramatic Dramatics!
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Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival.
Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic
The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic
Major Harris had success as a solo artist and as a member of the Delfonics
When Teenie Hodges died the world lost a great guitarist and songwriter
A great artist was lost last week when Bobby Womack died
Ken Shane pays tribute to the legendary Gerry Goffin
David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success
Shelby Lynne gave another powerful performance in MA
When Luther Vandross died in 2005 a storied career ended
The Essex were more than just musical heroes
It’s the fourth birthday of Soul Serenade!
Jimmy Ruffin’s biggest hit is a Motown classic
The Revelations debut their new video on Popdose today
It was the beginning of a Hall of Fame career for Hall & Oates
The Hold Steady held forth in RI last week
Candi Staton is known for a disco hit but there is much more
“Expressway” started it all for Gamble & Huff
“Jungle Boogie” was the first big hit in a storied career
The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in ’84
The 200th edition of Soul Serenade features the Jive Five
Singer/songwriter Richard Shindell appeared recently in Massachusetts
It began in a barbershop and became the Parliament-Funkadelic juggernaut