Tag: Bill Withers

George Clinton and P Funk

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2018

Newport Jazz Festival 2018 set out to push boundaries and succeeded admirably...

Dyke and the Blazers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dyke & the Blazers, “Funky Broadway”

The group responsible for the original version of "Funky Broadway" didn't stop there...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Matt Mehlan, “The Mehlans”

There’s electronic buzzing, post-something refrains, borderline-tribal heat, and occasional Rhodes-and-bass grooves. There’s also,...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matt Mehlan

He’s going it on his own again and it sounds great. Tomorrow, after a decade-plus at the helm of the thought-rock ensemble/b(r)and...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2016

It was another banner year for the venerable festival...

Creative Source

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Creative Source, “Who Is He, And What Is He To You”

A funked up cover of an already funky Bill Withers tune scored in '74...

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 27, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Five

There's a riot goin' on...in our list of the 100 best albums of the '70s. Find out where Sly places...and what else made the list!...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 3

Still on Disc One of this compilation, and get a load of this line-up! This may, in fact, be the single Mellow Gold-iest article we’ve...


Note for Note: A Guide To The Discography Of Bill Withers (Part One)

Our latest Note for Note (formerly Discography Fever) series takes a look at the discography of one of America's most brilliant musicians,...

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For Music Lovers

Box sets! Limited editions! Reunions! Oh my!...


Back In The Day: An Unearthed Treasure From Bill Withers

Check out video footage from a mini concert the legendary Bill Withers did for BBC TV in 1973....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bill Withers, “Lovely Day”

The outstanding career of Bill Withers is finally getting some overdue recognition...

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date Tonight is dedicated to the memory of a soul legend, Ms. Etta James. The queen of date songs has died....


Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 1/28/11

The Web moves fast. Here are some of our favorite links from the week that was: What do all the numbers on your credit card mean? Gizmodo...


Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Still Bill”

Bill Withers released his last album in 1985. After a relatively brief but hit-filled career, he walked away. Frustrated by the efforts of...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: George Benson, “Songs and Stories”

Four years ago GRP/Verve released Best of George Benson Live, recorded at a concert the veteran jazz guitarist and singer gave in Belfast,...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Top 17 Songs of the ’90s

For this special edition of Bootleg City, I’m spotlighting the top 17 songs of the ’90s, a decade we can all officially start...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/24/09

The more things change… Adam Again – Ain’t No Sunshine from Ten Songs by Adam Again (1988) Deliverance – Beauty And...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 57

It's week 57 of Bottom Feeders, and Dave Steed is still going strong. He's reached the letter M in his journey through the ass end of...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose Interviews

Dw. Dunphy On… Adam Again

In an ongoing series, Dw. Dunphy takes an occasional look back at Christian contemporary music (CCM) of the past and makes the case for a...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 4/11/87

Hi, everybody! This week’s CHART ATTACK! takes us back a whopping 22 years, and wow, do I feel old, considering I remember hearing...


Monthly Features, Music

Songs for the Dumped: Volume Five

We’ve been having a lot of fun here at Songs for the Dumped, but let us not forget that these are stories of heartache, woe, ache and...