Tag: Al Green

Barbara Lynn

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barbara Lynn, “You’ll Lose a Good Thing”

Barbara Lynn's debut single was a smash but she never managed to equal that success...

Lyn Collins

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lyn Collins, “Think (About It)”

But let me tell you something The sisters are not going for that no more ‘Cause we realize two things That you aren’t doing...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #26: Mom

Have you thanked your mother lately? No, seriously, thank your mother. ...

Temptations - Al Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “I Can’t Get Next To You” – Which Version Gets Next To You?

The muscular Tempts or the slow-burning Al Green. Which version is your favorite?...

The Bo-Keys

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Bo-Keys, “The Longer You Wait”

The Bo-Keys rose from the ashes of a legendary '60s soul band...

Music

Popdose Oral History: “Papas Fritas” (1995)

The three members of Papas Fritas — Shivika Asthana, Keith Gendel, and Tony Goddess — discuss the creation of their self-titled debut...

Soul Serenade - Al Green Train

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Al Greene & The Soul Mates, “Back Up Train”

Al Green's hit train left the station in '67...

Soul Serenade - Freddie Scott (Lonely)

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Freddie Scott, “Are You Lonely for Me”

The Pride of Providence scored a big hit in '66...

Soul Serenade - Al Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Al Green, “Love And Happiness”

When Teenie Hodges died the world lost a great guitarist and songwriter...

Soul Serenade - The Revelations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Revelations, Video Debut and Vinyl Giveaway

The Revelations debut their new video on Popdose today...

Soul Serenade - Ann Peebles

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ann Peebles, “I Can’t Stand The Rain”

Ann Peebles was one of the great deep soul singers of the '70s...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Babyface, “Whip Appeal”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Four

Who needs any stinkin' Crosby, Stills or Nash??...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part One

You'll be seeing a lot of these two men over the next few days-check out the beginning of our list of the top 100 albums of the Seventies!...

Popblerd!

Boz Scaggs Brings His Signature Cool to “Memphis”

Boz Scaggs pays tribute to a fine musical city with his latest album, "Memphis."...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Gedeon Luke

Gedeon Luke’s debut EP, Perfect Ain’t Perfect, strutted onto my “Best of 2012” list after only a few spins —...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Joe Hinton, “Funny”

In 1964 Joe Hinton broke out with his hit cover of a Willie Nelson song. Four years later he was gone in the prime of his career....

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Squeeze your squeeze while your listening to Squeeze tonight, daters. Mix it up, buttercup. Add a dash of Al Green and you're shaking a...

AM Gold 1973

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 46

As we float like a mellow breeze into the second installment of AM: Gold 1973, we leave behind the deep analyses of the story-song and just...

AM Gold: 1972

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 41

Thus begins our journey into AM Gold: 1972. And hey, look, Three Dog Night is still hanging around!...

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Al Green, “Let’s Stay Together”

Al Green gets funky in this week's Basement Songs....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Scrooged”

Kelly Stitzel revisits another post from A Soundtrack Saturday Christmas, this time the Bill Murray classic, Scrooged....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Ween’s “Ocean Man” (1997)

Ween is one of those fantastic, cult-beloved quirky bands too interesting to ever be extremely popular that should have been one of those...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Papas Fritas

The Boston-area band released only three albums before breaking up in 2000, but have reunited for a series of shows in Europe. Robert Cass...

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Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 4/15/11 (Wedding Songs)

Yes, yes, June is the traditional month of the year associated with weddings, but your brother isn’t getting married this Sunday is...

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Music

In Through the Out Door: Cover Songs We Heard Before the Classic Originals

No classic song deserves to be heard after the cover versions that followed it -- but hey, the world ain't fair....

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The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 2/26/10

Rob Smith provides some soulful sides to get us through winter's last throes, in this week's Popdose.com Friday Mixtape....

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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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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Revelations featuring Tre Williams, “Deep Soul”

I love soul music in each and every one of its glorious permutations, so it’s been gratifying for me to listen as a new generation of...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 9/2/72

Welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK!, everyone! Sick of the ’90s? Sick of the ’80s? Sick of … uh … the...