Tag: Al Kooper

Betty Wright

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Betty Wright, “Clean Up Woman”

Beginning at the tender age of two, Betty Wright has crafted a legendary career...

Sonny Charles & the Checkmates, LTD

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sonny Charles & the Checkmates, Ltd., “Black Pearl”

An overlooked group, a legendary producer, and a songwriter I should have gotten to know better...

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

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

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Bob Gaudio Interview

Win an amazing Four Seasons prize package!...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kenny Wayne Shepherd

The debut album from The Rides is in stores this week. Kenny Wayne Shepherd tells us about his new band with Stephen Stills....

Music

Versionality: “Season of the Witch”

In the latest installment of Versionality, Kelly Stitzel takes a look at some of the many covers of Donovan's "Season of the Witch."...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Blues Project, “Projections”

The classic lineup of the Blues Project, led by Al Kooper and Steve Katz, made just one studio album. Fortunately, that album was the '60s...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Mellodrama”

In 1978, a band I was working with was recording an album at A & R Studios in New York City. In the studio was the keyboard called a...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: The Zombies, “Odessey & Oracle: The 40th Anniversary Concert”

In June of 1967, the Zombies entered EMI’s Abbey Road studios to record their masterpiece, Odessey & Oracle. Earlier that year,...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Blood, Sweat & Tears, “Child Is Father to the Man”

There had never been anything quite like them. They weren’t the cute mop-tops or acid-fueled freaks that had risen to fame in recent...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Super Session Live at the Fillmore East

Mojo Flucke has returned from an unexplained disappearance, still woozy from a cold shot of '60s blues powerhouse Super Session....

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Electric Ladyland”

Ken Shane is back in the crates this week, and he's blowing the dust off a copy of a Hendrix classic....