Tag: B.B. King

Big Mama Thornton

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Big Mama Thornton, “Hound Dog”

Big Mama Thornton was a seminal figure in the development of rock and roll but she's never gotten her due...

Merry Christmas, Baby

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, “Merry Christmas, Baby”

Celebrating the joys of the season with Otis Redding...

Johnny Ace

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny Ace, “Pledging My Love”

Johnny Ace was one of the biggest stars of the '50s until one fateful Christmas Day in Houston...

Etta James

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Etta James, “I’d Rather Go Blind”

"I'd Rather Go Blind" was a B-side that practically defined the R&B genre...

Soul Serenade - Dorothy Moore

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dorothy Moore, “Misty Blue”

Dorothy Moore delivered a big hit in 1976 and didn't stop there...

Music, News

Music News: B.B. King Dead at 89

B. B. King, whose legendary guitar playing – with his trusty “Lucille” – made his one of the true giants of...

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “B.B. King: The Life of Riley”

What can one say about Riley King, better known and loved by the world as B.B. King, one of the greatest blues guitarists ever, that...

Soul Serenade - Bobby Womack

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”

A great artist was lost last week when Bobby Womack died...

Bobby Bland - Turn On Your Love Light

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Bland, “Turn On Your Love Light”

Bobby Bland was a legend of rhythm & blues...

Contests

Popdose Giveaway: Win Tickets To See Peter Frampton In Cleveland

Legendary guitarist Peter Frampton spent the past couple of years on the road celebrating the 35th anniversary of his world renowned...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kevin Eubanks

Kevin Eubanks is a guy that you’re probably most familiar with because of his 15 year stint as the bandleader for Jay Leno and the...

Music

The Ten Best Cover Songs (You Didn’t Know Were Covers)

Wait.....I thought THAT was the original version!...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, Wardell Quezergue, Stax Reissues

Otis Redding would have turned 70 tomorrow. The great New Orleans musician Wardell Quezergue died this week. Ken Shane pays tribute to both...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Steve Cropper, “Dedicated – A Salute to the 5 Royales”

Lowman Pauling and the 5 Royales were a seminal influence on the young Steve Cropper. The legendary guitarist pays tribute to the group on...

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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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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Rolling Stones, “Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out” 40th Anniversary Edition

Just when you start to think that Rhino is the only company that knows how to do the box set thing, along comes ABKCO Records with their...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: The People vs. Eric Clapton

Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God -- a.k.a. Eric Clapton -- hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 2)

In part two of this flashback edition of Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch, singer-songwriter Jules Shear talks about the R&B...