Tag: Bill Medley

Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, “Little Latin Lupe Lu”

Bill Medley wrote a moderate hit for the Righteous Brothers in 1963. Three years later, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels made it a smash....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Royalettes, “It’s Gonna Take A Miracle”

The Royalettes were the first to record a classic that was a bigger hit for others....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Righteous Brothers, “Just Once In My Life”

In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

Carly Simon's song from Working Girl was the first Oscar-winning song in a decade not to be a smash hit, and also it was by the iconic...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Richard Carpenter and Dusty Springfield’s “Something In Your Eyes” (1987)

When duos split up, there’s usually only one breakout star who goes on to any semblance of a successful solo career, with the public...

AM Gold 1965

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 15

There's no denying the stone-cold classics found in this week's edition of AM Gold....

Popdose Roundtable, Theatre

Popdose Roundtable: A Musical “Ghost” Haunts Broadway

There was no immediate warning about whether audience members in the first five rows might be spattered with stray bits of clay, but on...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1988

Kelly Stitzel returns us to 1988 in her latest look at the Best Original Song nominees of Oscars past....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Jayhawks, “Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology”

The Jayhawks, Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology – Deluxe Edition (Sony Legacy) In the grand history of pop music,...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 58

This is it — the Holy Grail of ‘80s music finally makes its appearance at Bottom Feeders. Enjoy another week of artists whose...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Big Songs, Episode One

Introducing an occasional series wherein we take a look at some of the most massive-sounding songs in pop history. A funny thing happened...


Monthly Features, Music

Songs for the Dumped: Volume Four

The great thing about breakup songs is that you have absolutely no control over what they are; they just happen to be playing in the...