Tag: Billy Davis

The Radiants

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Radiants, “It Ain’t No Big Thing”

The Radiants were a Chicago group that deserved more success than they had...

Barrett Strong

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barrett Strong, “Money (That’s What I Want)”

Barrett Strong had an early hit but found real success as a Motown songwriter...

The Falcons

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Falcons, “I Found A Love”

At one time or another Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, and Sir Mack Rice were members of the Falcons...

Fontella Bass

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Fontella Bass, “Rescue Me”

Fontella Bass scored big with the unfairly labeled "Aretha record that Aretha never made"...

Soul Serenade - Jan Bradley

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Jan Bradley, “Mama Didn’t Lie”

Jan Bradley and Curtis Mayfield collaborated on just one hit...

The Knight Bros - Temptation 'Bout To Get Me

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Knight Brothers, “Temptation ‘Bout To Get Me”

A great record that deserved a better fate...

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 63

Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song....

AM Gold: 1970

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 36

And just like that, the first chapter of AM Gold in the 1970s is over....

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 31

The third installment of our look at "AM Gold: 1969" is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the...