Tag: Bo Diddley

Shirley and Lee

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Shirley and Lee, “Let The Good Times Roll”

Shirley & Lee hit big in '56, Shirley scored again with an early disco hit in '74...

Bobby Hebb

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Hebb, “Sunny”

Bobby Hebb wrote "Sunny" in response to personal and national tragedy...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 11

We’re down to a bit of a skeleton crew this week as we continue plowing through Disc Three of this seven-disc set — which probably...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Stewart, “I Do Love You’

Billy Stewart brought a unique vocal style to '60s soul and created some of the most memorable records of the decade....

AM Gold 1965

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 14

We delve deeper into AM Gold's 1965 and find some genuine treasures....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Tapeheads”

Soundtrack Saturday returns with a look at the hilarious and bizarre 1988 Tim Robbins/John Cusack film, Tapeheads....

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Bo Diddley Edition

It’s hard, if you really listen, not to be startled when 1955’s “Bo Diddley” — all fast-driving beats and...

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Music

Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...

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Music, Spare Parts

Springsteen’s Spare Parts: “Don’t Look Back” (1977)

Fittingly, the first installment of our alternative look at Bruce Springsteen's career puts its foot to the floor and doesn't look back....

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Bo Diddley, “Drive By: Tales From the Funk Dimension”

One of the many things I love about Popdose is our collective freedom to write different kinds of posts: Sometimes you gets yourself a Cold...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Super Session Live at the Fillmore East

Mojo Flucke has returned from an unexplained disappearance, still woozy from a cold shot of '60s blues powerhouse Super Session....

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Leaving Elektra, Life With the Crue, and Meeting Twisted Sister

In his latest column, Tom Werman relives the wild and crazy early '80s, including some time behind the boards for Motley Crue, a narrow...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Do We Call What White Rockers Play “Blues?”

Since I started listening to blues, that’s been a hard question for me to answer. It’s important, because it speaks to what...

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Music

Bo Diddley: 1928-2008

All you rappers in the top 10, as Humpty-Hump once said, please allow me to bump thee. Because you ain’t got nothin’ over the...