Tag: Billy Preston

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

Soul Serenade - Brothers Johnson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Brothers Johnson, “I’ll Be Good To You”

The Brothers Johnson ruled the funk world in the '70s...

Soul Serenade - LC Cooke

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: L.C. Cooke, “Put Me Down Easy”

L.C. Cooke finally gets his due with a new collection...

DVD Reviews

DVD Review: Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Records

Want the whole story? Here it is, come and ... oh never mind....


The Ten Best Cover Songs (You Didn’t Know Were Covers)

Wait.....I thought THAT was the original version!...


Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Sam Cooke Edition

America's first soul singer was lost in 1964 before his abilities as a writer, arranger and defacto producer could become more widely...



Popdose Contest: Win a “Concert For George” Blu-ray/CD Package

Ken Shane is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a "Concert For George" Blu-ray/CD package....


Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Concert For George”

One year after his death, a group of George Harrison's friends got together to pay tribute to him. The stunning film of that event is now...



I’ve Got Reissues: The “It’s Halloween, I’ve got my Bob Dylan mask on!” Late Edition

Joseph Jon Lanthier rounds up reissues and remasters for the month of October 2010. Among the rambunctious little doggies lassoed are the...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Soul Mining”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE For those of you who are The The fans, and thought this mix was all about Matt Johnson’s album Soul...


Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over” American Masters (PBS)

Maybe it’s because I’ve read Peter Guralnick’s comprehensive 2005 Sam Cooke biography Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/3/73

Join us for a trip back in time -- when Art Garfunkel shunned his first name, Cher sang on a horse, and Billy Preston's afro threatened to...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 70

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders moves into week three of the letter P, which means it's time for things to get mighty purple around here -- and...