Tag: Bobby Womack

Bob & Earl

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Soul Serenade: Bob & Earl, “Harlem Shuffle”

The original version of "Harlem Shuffle" made more of an impact as an influence then it did on the charts...

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

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Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Bobby Womack

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Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “It’s Party Time”

Bobby Womack encapsulates the New Year's Eve spirit on his 1978 release...

Aretha Franklin

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Soul Serenade: Aretha Franklin, “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)”

Happy New Year! In 1967, Aretha Franklin released “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)” on Atlantic Records. The song was...

Soul Serenade - Brothers Johnson

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

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

Soul Serenade - The Valentinos

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Soul Serenade: The Valentinos, “It’s All Over Now”

Two new collections document the work of legendary artists on a legendary label...

Soul Serenade - LC Cooke

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

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

Soul Serenade - Bobby Womack

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Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”

A great artist was lost last week when Bobby Womack died...

Wilson Pickett

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Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)”

Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the '60s....

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Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “Lookin’ For A Love”

Bobby Womack has entered the twilight of his legendary career...

Charlie Haden & Hank Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2012

Ken Shane's favorite albums of the year...

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Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack and Peace, “Across 110th Street”

The 1972 blaxploitation film "Across 110 Street" has been largely forgotten, but Bobby Womack's indelible title song lives on....

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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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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 100

Bottom Feeders continues with the letter W -- and reaches triple digits! -- with more would-be hits from the '80s....

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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...