Tag: Billy Joel

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #47: Don’t. Just … Don’t (“Don’t” Songs, Vol. I)

Tell me you love me. Change. Go. Disturb this groove. Or, you know, do the opposite of all those things. Your call. It's cool. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #34: Film the World Before It Happens

I got an idea and then ran with it...for an hour and 40 minutes....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #26: Mom

Have you thanked your mother lately? No, seriously, thank your mother. ...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Julian Velard, “Don’t Ask Me About Hamilton (Anymore)”

Popdose is pleased to premiere the video for “Don’t Ask Me About Hamilton (Anymore)."...

Music

Influences: Family Pet

Pissed Jeans, Billy Joel, AND The Animaniacs?...

Music

Confessions of a College Music Major: I Love Rock and Roll

Majoring in music was never the most practical choice, but I did it anyway. I double-majored in philosophy and called myself “pre-law”...

Wilton Felder

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilton Felder, “(No Matter How High I Get) I’ll Still Be Lookin’ Up To You”

A career of brilliant variety came to an end when Wilton Felder died this week...

Music, Popdose Lists

7 Albums You’d Never Expect Needed Parental Advisory Stickers

Oh no! Bad words!! Wash my eyes with bleach!!...

Music, Popdose Lists

5 Musicians Who Were Kicked In The Butt By Love

Here are five musicians who were kicked in the butt by love...or rather, three and one double-dipper....

Music

Spotify Playlist: Night Ranger Picks Their Favorite Tunes

Veteran rockers Night Ranger might be celebrating their 31st year as a band, but that doesn’t mean that they’re slowing things...

CD Reviews, Music

CD REVIEW: Julian Velard, “If You Don’t Like It, You Can Leave”

“No one plays Gershwin anymore,” laments Julian Velard in “That Old Manhattan,” the penultimate and one of the standout tracks from...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Billy Joel, “A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia”

When word leaked that 2014 would see an expanded edition of Kohuept, many Billy Joel fans were left scratching their heads. Originally...

Chris Stamey

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: March 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for March 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2013, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Enemy Mathis

Jason: Hey, did you see? Billy Joel is playing Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve! Jeff: Is he playing new material? Because otherwise, I...

Field of Poppies

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 11 Great Songs in Honor of Veterans Day

For Veterans Day, November 11, here are 11 great songs to help us remember and honor all those who have served in our military....

Popdose Flashback

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1993: Billy Joel, “River of Dreams”

In 1993 Billy Joel made people feel awkward and sad. ...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #278. Bill E. Joel.

Welcome back to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday.  Click the pic to...

"Let There Be Rock" by AC/DC

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Rock Songs About… Rock

A countdown of the ten greatest rock songs about... rock....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 23 – R.I.P., Phil Ramone

Dave, Jeff and Jason return with a look at the career of producer Phil Ramone, who passed away on March 30....

Elton and Billy, like Peanut Butter & Jelly

Popblerd!

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

All hail the piano men!...

Popblerd!

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

P-Funk. Uncut funk. The bomb. We can't have a best albums of the '70s list without 'em....

The Beatles - "Nowhere Man"

Music, Popdose Lists

Bronze on the Charts, Gold in Our Hearts: 10 Great Singles That Peaked at #3

Just because a song gets stuck at #3 on the charts doesn't mean it's not an all-time great....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Billy Joel, “The Nylon Curtain”

Rob Smith's "Vinyl Diaries": Billy Joel, "The Nylon Curtain"...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 42

Can't have a Billy Joel talk these days without Elton John as well, so they are together again in this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 29, 2012

What embarrassing tracks are lurking in your library? Hit shuffle and share with this week's Friday Five!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad no. 154, “The Barista”

Welcome to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s new webcomic. It runs every Monday and Friday. Each edition of SMD features Sort-Of...

Music

Julian Velard and the Audacity of Unhip

A couple of years ago I had an idea for a regular column here. It started as an attempt to figure out why so many critically acclaimed...

Meta, Music

Postscript 2011: Christmas Is Over

Dw Dunphy ruminates over the difficulties of "living in the moment."...

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 22

Perfect for your soul-crushing trip to the mall on this Black Friday: A rundown of a classic Top 10 from November 1983. It's the Popdose...

Music

Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....