Tag: Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Aaron Neville, “Tell It Like It Is”

Aaron Neville has had an impressive career with his brothers and as a solo artist but his biggest hit came in 1966...

Soul Brothers Six

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Soul Brothers Six, “Some Kind Of Wonderful”

A minor hit for Soul Brothers Six became a huge hit for others...

Johnny Ace

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny Ace, “Pledging My Love”

Johnny Ace was one of the biggest stars of the '50s until one fateful Christmas Day in Houston...

Soul Serenade - Charles Brown

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Charles Brown, “Please Come Home For Christmas”

R&B pioneer Charles Brown released a Christmas classic in 1960...

The Meters - Cissy Strut

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Meters, “Cissy Strut”

The Meters were well known as sidemen, but had hits of their own as well...


New Releases 1/22/13: Popblerd’s New Release Report

Ra Ra Riot has a new album on shelves today. What else are you thinking of picking up? We've got the full list to make sure you haven't...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam & Dave, “When Something Is Wrong With My Baby”

Isaac Hayes and David Porter wrote a string of hits for Sam & Dave in the '60s. Ken Shane recalls perhaps the greatest of them all....

AM Gold: 1967

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 23

This week's look at AM Gold (1967) showcases the man, the myth, the mole -- Aaron Neville....


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Wild Tchoupitoulas, “Meet de Boys on the Battlefront”

Caught up in the HBO series Treme, Ken Shane is in a New Orleans mood this week. He delivers up a Crescent City classic from the Wild...


Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

Way Out Wednesday Mixtape Special: Do I Have to Spell It Out?

Way Out Wednesday returns for a spell with a mixtape of songs commemorating the Scripps National Spelling Bee!...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: Aaron Neville, “I Know I’ve Been Changed” and Kermit Ruffins, “Happy Talk”

I never thought I’d be interested in listening to an Aaron Neville record. Yes, of course he’s done some stellar work with the...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 12/2/89

Hello again, everybody, and welcome to the final CHART ATTACK! of 2009! In case you haven’t noticed, Popdose has been pretty much...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 10/19/91

Mariah Carey shatters a 21-year record (and probably a few crystal glasses), Color Me Badd continues to suck, and Bryan Adams is told his...


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’60s

Welcome to the second installment of an ongoing series celebrating songs that fell excruciatingly short of ascending to the top of...


CD Reviews, How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: “Oh Happy Day: An All-Star Music Celebration”

Rock ‘n’ roll and Gospel music have a long and contentious history, traditionally operating at odds to one another; and while...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Devlins, “Drift”

Has this ever happened to you? You’ve bought a new album. You put it on and hit “play,” and as it’s playing, you...