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....


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."...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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....


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....