Tag: Albert King

Stax Soul Explosion

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax’s “Soul Explosion”

It’s a well-known story at this point. In 1968, Stax Records co-founder Jim Stewart decided to put an end to the distribution deal...

Stax '68

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax ’68 — A Memphis Story

1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records...

Carla Thomas

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Carla Thomas, “B-A-B-Y”

Rhino Entertainment celebrates the 60th anniversary of Stax with a budget-friendly series of compilations and reissues...

BB King

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: B.B. King, ‘Worried Life”

All of the Kings of the blues guitar are gone now. We lost Freddie King back in 1976, and then Albert King in 1992. The most renowned...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Soul Serenade - Shirley Brown

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Shirley Brown, “Woman To Woman”

Shirley Brown scored big but it was too late for Stax...

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...

William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: William Bell, “You Don’t MIss Your Water”

William Bell was one of the pioneers of the Stax sound...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#35-21)

We made a list of our favorite guitarists of all time, and this week, we count down from 35 to 21. Did your favorite make the list?...

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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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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: The Albert King Pencast

He may have been born under a bad sign, but this week, Albert King gets his due as Mojo Flucke looks back on the life and times of the...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Bo Diddley, “Drive By: Tales From the Funk Dimension”

One of the many things I love about Popdose is our collective freedom to write different kinds of posts: Sometimes you gets yourself a Cold...