Tag: 1970s

EhOR, Music

EhOR: Welcome to the Great White North

There’s a lot to love about our neighbors to the north: Wayne Gretzky, SCTV, Michael J. Fox. Even though it’s only got a tenth of the...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Northern Soul”

Northern Soul is a 2014 British film directed by Elaine Constantine.  Set in 1974, it’s about two Lancashire teens, Matt and...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Alice Cooper’s Most Perverse Trick

They probably made out to "You and Me" a year after they grounded you for blasting "Elected!"...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Affirmation From the Mountain of Madness: Aerosmith’s “Dream On”

The lyrics scan like a battle cry -- so why does Aerosmith's "Dream On" sound like defeat?...

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen — Queen II

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen, “Queen II”

Join co-hosts Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy as they demonstrate why Queen II is a platter that matters....

The Rockford Files (Mike Post and Pete Carpenter)

Popdose Lists, Television

Top 10 TV Themes of the ’70s

Get ready to get funky and then mellow with this list of the ten greatest TV theme songs from the 1970s. No drum machines need apply....

Fleetwood Mac, "Black Magic Woman" single

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Fleetwood Mac Songs (Pre-Buckingham/Nicks)

Let's count down the 10 best pre-Buckingham/Nicks Fleetwood Mac songs, shall we?...

Brian May of Queen

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 15 Brian May Queen Songs

A look at the 15 best songs written by Brian May and performed by the legendary hard rock band Queen....

Alpha, Asia (1983)

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Top 10 Roger Dean Album Covers

Expand your mind and gaze upon this gallery showcasing ten of the best album covers ever drawn by the great Roger Dean....

Ace Frehley (Kiss)

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Ace Frehley Songs (Kiss and Solo)

A countdown of the Top 10 songs written or performed by Ace Frehley, both as the lead guitarist in Kiss and as a solo artist....

Chicago (1970s)

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Songs to Make You Love Chicago (the Band)

Not a fan of Chicago? You may change your mind after hearing these ten tracks....

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 1: Joe Walsh — But Seriously, Folks…

In the debut installment of the Platters That Matter podcast, Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy explore Joe Walsh's 1978 solo album But...

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Colin Moulding XTC Songs

Let's take a look back at the 10 finest moments from XTC's catalog as written by Colin Moulding....

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 72

With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for...

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 71

One more. Just one more installment of Digging for Gold after this week's and our journey through Time-Life's AM Gold series is at an end....

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 70

Thanks to this week's "Digging for Gold," in which we look at the second batch of songs from AM Gold: 1979, you can now cross the words...

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 69

It's 1979! That also means it's the final year of our look at the AM Gold series....

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 68

That's a wrap on AM Gold: 1978, friends. That means we have just one more year of Time-Life treasures to explore before our little...

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 67

This week's installment of AM Gold: 1978 features no Bee Gees songs, but two songs written by the Brothers Gibb....

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 66

In the words of our own Jason Hare, esteemed curator of all things mellow, this second part of AM Gold: 1978 is, "seriously, the Mellow...

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 65

We hope you've been enjoying our collective journey through the fields of AM Gold so far, because the end is nearly in sight....

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 64

It's the beginning of the Carter Administration and the malaise has started in the world of AM Gold....

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 63

Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song....

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 62

One song in this room just filled the expanse with methane. Can you guess which one? - Dw. Dunphy, on seeing the second batch of songs for...

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 61

This week's AM Gold is dedicated to the memory of the late Hal David (May 25, 1921 – September 1, 2012)....

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 60

We close out AM:Gold 1976 the only way possible - really mellow, man....

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 59

There's only one way to truly appreciate this week's AM Gold: 1976 entries, and that's to listen once again to the famous Casey Kasem rant...

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 58

Gasoline might have been in short supply in the '70s, but mellow tunes were not....

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 57

As America celebrated its 200th birthday in 1976, two of its biggest hits were the theme song to a show about the 1950s and a retro disco...