Tag: A Fan’s Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Exclusives

A Fan’s Notes: Rick Barry, “No Such Luck (Surprise, Surprise)” (Exclusive Single Premiere)

Rick Barry enjoys working in his garden. Sometimes it seems that he’s happier getting his hands in the dirt than he is getting his...

Christmas lights

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A Fan’s Notes: The Night Before Christmas

Peace on earth, and goodwill to all....

NOW NY

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A Fan’s Notes: NOW NY

By 1978, Brian Eno had already changed the face of art rock with his production and collaboration on David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, as...

George Clinton and P Funk

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A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2018

Newport Jazz Festival 2018 set out to push boundaries and succeeded admirably...

Concert for George

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A Fan’s Notes: “Concert for George” (Four-LP Box Set)

The sublime Concert for George has been released in a stunning new four-LP box set...

Drake

A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Kevin Jenkins

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A Fan’s Notes: Kevin Jenkins, “Sunny Sunday” (Exclusive Song Premiere)

Popdose has the exclusive premiere of a track from Kevin Jenkins' tribute to Joni Mitchell...

The Suburbs

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A Fan’s Notes: The Suburbs, “Je Suis Strange” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose hosts the exclusive video premiere of "Je Suis Strange" by the legendary Suburbs....

Christian McBride Big Band

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A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2017

In the capable hands of Christian McBride this year's Newport Jazz Festival was one for the ages...

Sam Huber

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A Fan’s Notes: Sam Huber, “Turn Around” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose is proud to host the exclusive video premiere of "Turn Around" by Sam Huber...

Happy New Year

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Paolo Nutini, “Auld Lang Syne”

Wishing you a very Happy New Year with a stirring version of the old Scottish standard...

David Bowie

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A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2016

Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016...

Notable books of 2016

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2016

2016 was a bad year for musicians, but a good year for music books...

Kate Ferber

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A Fan’s Notes: Kate Ferber, “The Great Thaw” (Exclusive Song Premiere)

The exclusive premiere of the first track from Kate Ferber's debut album, The Great Thaw...

Rick Barry

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A Fan’s Notes: Rick Barry, “Wanderlust” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose hosts the exclusive premiere of the new video from Rick Barry...

Keith Monacchio - The Dust Up

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A Fan’s Notes: Keith Monacchio, “Angels on the Horizon” (Exclusive Song Premiere)

Acclaimed songwriter Keith Monacchio is back with a new album. Popdose has an exclusive track premiere....

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2016

It was another banner year for the venerable festival...

The Silks

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A Fan’s Notes: The Silks, “Turn Me On” (Exclusive Album Stream)

The Silks are back with a new album and Popdose has the exclusive stream...

Bob Dylan

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A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan — The Poet at 75

Bob Dylan turns 75 today. Ken Shane celebrates....

Remember Jones

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A Fan’s Notes: Ladies and Gentlemen, Remember Jones!

It seems that there are a number of musicians in NJ with the name Anthony D’Amato, or something similar enough to make it...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2015

Ken Shane selects his favorite albums of 2015...

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

The Zombies

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Colin Blunstone Interview

The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964...

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

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A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

Jason Isbell

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A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

Brian Wilson live in Boston

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A Fan’s Notes: Brian Wilson, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, 7/2/15

Brian Wilson and his band played a dazzling show in Boston last week...

A Fan's Notes, Film Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “Love & Mercy”

The new film about Brian Wilson is a triumph...

Brian Wilson

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A Fan’s Notes: Brian Wilson, “No Pier Pressure”

No Pier Pressure is another triumph in a legendary career...

A Fan's Notes

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A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2014

Ken Shane's favorite albums of 2014...