Tag: Billy Joel

Julian Velard

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Julian Velard, Schubas, Chicago, 11/4/11

A review of Julian Velard concert last Friday at Schubas in Chicago....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 6

Our look at AM Gold's 1963 entry tackles five very different tunes - from folk to soul to country....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Only the Good Die Young (The Rest Pray for Early Parole)

The incarcerated mayor of Bootleg City was deeply disappointed to hear that HarperCollins has canceled the publication of Billy Joel's...

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Film

Hollywood Hotline: “Fooling April”

A mystery landed on the Popdose doorstep: the treatment for Jennifer Aniston's upcoming "Fooling April" -- The horror, the horror....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD/DVD Review: Billy Joel, “Live at Shea Stadium”

I’ve had Live at Shea Stadium for a couple of weeks now, and I’ve spent them alternating between watching 30-minute chunks of...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Ben Kweller, “Wasted & Ready” (2002)

A look at songs that aren’t necessarily good or bad, merely ones that, because of the climate of the music world during their...

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Harper's Findings, Music

Harper’s Index: January 2011

Statistics chosen at random from the latest Harper’s Index, with corresponding mp3s. Rank of “disappointed” among terms used...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 26

Where there's Billy Joel, Sir Elton isn't far behind. Can they join forces with Joan Jett to counterbalance flute solos? Only Bottom...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 14

What's the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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Music

Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Billy Joel

Some artists are world renowned for their hit songs, others may never have had a hit at all, but they’ve recorded music that has lasted...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jimmy Webb, “Just Across the River”

It's a rare but welcome event for Ken Shane when Jimmy Webb releases a new album....

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: It Is Not Matt Wardlaw’s Destiny to Experience the Triumph of Victory

In addition to letting perennial electoral bridesmaid Matt Wardlaw write a chapter of my autobiography in exchange for bailing me out of an...

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Music

Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Elton John

You've heard Elton John's greatest hits -- and now the Popdose staff gives you their favorite deep cuts from his catalog....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/28/10 — Doin’ It A Cappella Style!

A cappella is defined as music that is sung without instrumental accompaniment. According to the Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, a...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 9

Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of...

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Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Attila

Much as he might want to, "Rob Smith Can't Say No" to Billy Joel's heavy metal (!) band Attila, only at Popdose.com!...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 6

Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Elton John in Cleveland, November ’70

As music fans, I think we all remember the first time that we came across certain albums. On one particular day at the local Goodwill...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Eighth Day of Mellowmas: Pretentious Stingmas

Have you ever wished the holidays weren't so...you know...cheerful? Boy, has Sting got an album for you!...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 12/2/89

Hello again, everybody, and welcome to the final CHART ATTACK! of 2009! In case you haven’t noticed, Popdose has been pretty much...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live”

There seem to be two camps of people when it comes to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: those who feel that rock and roll deserves a...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 1

We've invaded your browser, your radio dial, and your pop culture fantasies -- and now, at long last, it's time for us to snuggle up to...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Beatlesque”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Call this mix the postscript of Beatles Week at Popdose … a postscript that’s a couple of weeks...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Penguimania 2009, Set 4

May is the unofficial start of the summer concert season, so to unofficially celebrate the shows of 2009, Popdose.com and internet radio...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Earworm Attack!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Let me get this out in the open: I work in a dangerous place.  No, I don’t work with nuclear...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 46

Let’s hop right into the music this week and stray all over the map within the borders of the letter J, looking at songs that charted...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Billy Joel, “And So It Goes”

Maybe it’s the fall, or the fact that I’m missing the fall, but every September my heart starts to feel the season change as...