Tag: Ahmet Ertegun

RB Greaves

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: R.B. Greaves, “Take A Letter Maria”

The stars aligned in Muscle Shoals and produced a big hit for R.B. Greaves...

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: Ruth Brown, “5-10-15 Hours”

This week the pre-Beatles spotlight shines on Atlantic's Queen of R&B, the one and only Ruth Brown....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Drifters, “There Goes My Baby”

The Drifters were legendary for their music, and their story...


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...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ben E. King, “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)”

Everyone knows Ben E. King. He’s the guy who co-wrote and sang the immortal “Stand By Me,” which was a Top Ten hit in...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, “Deja Vu”

In what many people would have called an unlikely move, Crosby, Stills & Nash invited Neil Young join them in 1969. Their first album...


Mellowmas, Music

The Thirteenth Day of Mellowmas: Mellowmas with Babyface

Phil Collins jokes! Staten Island insults! Luke Perry in blackface! It's the thirteenth day of Mellowmas!...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Nilsson

One of my favorite pebbles of pop-culture minutiae is that Curtis Armstrong, the actor who played Herbert Viola on Moonlighting in the late...