Tag: ’60s

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Creation, “Action Painting”

You have to give me a little latitude here to rhapsodize about The Creation; my love for them spans more than 30 years, since I first...

The Drifters

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: The Drifters, “I Count the Tears”

What does one of Ben E. King's greatest songs with the Drifters have to do with the '60s Counterculture movement? Let's find out and live...

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 32

The AM Gold express has reached the last station of the 1960s. Take a good look around, because we move on to the '70s next week!...

AM Gold: 1968

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 27

This week's look at AM Gold touches on Laura Nyro, the Bee Gees, and David Hasselhoff. Because that's just how we roll....

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 17

The good ship AM Gold has arrived in 1966, and we're forced to confront an age-old question -- how do you separate art from the artist?...

The Popdose Guide to The Beach Boys

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to the Beach Boys

A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American's greatest pop band....

AM Gold 1965

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 14

We delve deeper into AM Gold's 1965 and find some genuine treasures....

AM Gold 1965

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 13

It's a brave new year on AM Gold - 1965 to be precise!...

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 12

Our look at AM Gold: 1964 reaches its respectable conclusion....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 11

Another Wednesday, another batch of AM Gold for your listening pleasure. This week rolls on with the third installment from 1964....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 10

As our Time-Life "AM Gold" series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let's all take a moment to recognize the genius of the...

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 8

And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to '64 let's fire up the old transistor radio and check out...

Phill Brown, “Are We Still Rolling?”

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Phill Brown, “Are We Still Rolling?”

Engineer and producer Phill Brown reflects on more than four decades in the music business with "Are We Still Rolling?" Chris Holmes weighs...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 7

Put your headphones on and your cares away, and come back with us once again to the world of Time-Life's "AM Gold" -- 1963 style!...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 6

Our look at AM Gold's 1963 entry tackles five very different tunes - from folk to soul to country....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 5

Our celebration of AM Gold's compilation series continues with the first batch of songs from 1963. Hello Beach Boys!...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 4

We wrap up our look at Time-Life's AM Gold: 1962 compilation this week, and learn just how popular death songs were back then....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 3

Popdose soldiers on with our Digging for Gold series and looks at another six tracks from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 1

Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Dengue Fever, “Cannibal Courtship”

With their alluring blend of vintage Cambodian pop and surf rock, Dengue Fever's latest release, Cannibal Courthship, earns praise from...