Tag: Booker T. Jones

Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Holy Trinity of Soul (Isaac Hayes Vinyl Reissues)

Craft Recordings has remastered and reissued three of the seminal albums in soul music history on vinyl. It's a veritable Holy Trinity of...

Judy Clay and William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Judy Clay & William Bell, “Private Number”

Judy Clay was known for her duet hits but she had much more to offer...

Maurice White

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Keep Your Head To The Sky”

The world lost a musical giant when Maurice White died last week at 74...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Concert Reviews, Music, Popdose

Concert Review: Booker T. Jones, City Winery, New York City, 2/18/14

It isn’t often you get to see a true musical giant up so close and personal.  Seeing Booker T. Jones, the man whose name is (to...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Booker T., “Sound The Alarm”

Indeed – Sound The Alarm is an apt title for an artist with the legend and magnitude of the great Booker T. Jones.  Back on Stax...

Eddie Floyd

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Floyd, “Big Bird”

"Big Bird" wasn't a hit for Eddie Floyd but it made a lasting impression...

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

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

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

William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: William Bell, “You Don’t MIss Your Water”

William Bell was one of the pioneers of the Stax sound...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Booker T & The MG’s, “Green Onions”

Booker T & The MG's never equaled the success of their first record...

Popblerd!

Note for Note: A Guide To The Discography Of Bill Withers (Part One)

Our latest Note for Note (formerly Discography Fever) series takes a look at the discography of one of America's most brilliant musicians,...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bill Withers, “Lovely Day”

The outstanding career of Bill Withers is finally getting some overdue recognition...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: The People vs. Eric Clapton

Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God -- a.k.a. Eric Clapton -- hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/15/09

I said I wouldn’t do it. I was called out, however, and if there’s one thing I’m not, that’s a punk. All my neon...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Booker T., Tupelo Music Hall, Londonderry NH, 4/29/09

Full disclosure: I’m a Hammond B-3 soul and soul-jazz freak, so I’m a homer here. My universe aligns around the likes of great...