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...

Popblerd!

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....

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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...

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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!...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...