Tag: Bruce Springsteen

Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, “Little Latin Lupe Lu”

Bill Medley wrote a moderate hit for the Righteous Brothers in 1963. Three years later, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels made it a smash....

Johnny Moore's Three Blazers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers, “Merry Christmas, Baby”

This oft-covered Christmas hit had its origins in the late 1940s...

Music

Popdose Exclusive: Bruce Springsteen on “Springsteen on Broadway”

Popdose has obtained an exclusive first look at the program notes Bruce Springsteen has written for his debut theatrical performance,...

Lenny Welch

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lenny Welch, “Darling Take Me Back”

Lenny Welch was on his way to a big career until fate intervened...

Music

The Cheer-Up Is On: Songs to Break the Gloom

Your friends are liars., your family in pieces, and your country is confused. What do you do next?...

Current Events, Music

Fandango: Caught in a Dream Where Everything Goes Wrong

Two weeks ago today, I was sitting in the Fort Lauderdale airport, and my biggest concern was whether or not I’d make it home for my...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Merry Christmas, Baby

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, “Merry Christmas, Baby”

Celebrating the joys of the season with Otis Redding...

Rick Barry

A Fan's Notes, Music, Video Premieres

A Fan’s Notes: Rick Barry, “Wanderlust” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose hosts the exclusive premiere of the new video from Rick Barry...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 22: Ben Arthur

Singer/songwriter Ben Arthur is our guest this week on the podcast. He plays a couple of songs live and tells us all about his new album....

Remember Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Ladies and Gentlemen, Remember Jones!

It seems that there are a number of musicians in NJ with the name Anthony D’Amato, or something similar enough to make it...

Natalie Cole

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Natalie Cole, “This Will Be”

Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right...

Music

From Woodstock to Springsteen: Spain’s Stormy Mondays and the American Dream

Despite hailing from Spain, Stormy Mondays have completed some ultra-American milestones: sharing a mic with Bruce Springsteen (in New...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 4: Margo Timmins of Cowboy Junkies

Margo Timmins of Cowboy Junkies drops by to discuss Notes Falling Slow, the band's new box set, their return to touring and the early days...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Darlene Love, “Introducing Darlene Love”

It was a canny move on the part of producer Stevie Van Zandt — he of E Street Band and “Sopranos” fame — not to try...

Music

Rock of Aging: How Dare Debbie Harry and Bruce Springsteen Get Old!

I usually don’t get worked up about aging celebrities, mainly because I’ve managed to convince myself that their age is somehow...

Gary US Bonds

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gary U.S. Bonds, “New Orleans”

"New Orleans" was the hit that launched a career that's still going strong...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Kingsley Flood, “To the Fire”

It’s been almost six months since the Boston-based band Kingsley Flood launched an innovative PledgeMusic drive to fund the entirety of...

Music

Rock of Aging: 30 Years Later, the “We Are the World” Album Still Stinks

“We Are The World,” the charity single to end all charity singles (except it didn’t), was recorded 30 years ago this week. It was an...

Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2014: The 2014 Music Notable Awards!

Yes, at WickedLocal.com I’ve already run down my picks for the year’s standout albums, my 2014 mixtape suggestions and my ratings for...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 30

After breaking up with Kate, Brian drives back to the party....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Allman Brothers Band, “At Fillmore East” and “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings”

"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 23

Allison gets stuck in a vicious game of truth or dare....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Seven — 2014 So Far

Matthew Bolin & Lyana Fernandez are back with the 7th episode of Songs of Freedom, as they use protest music associated with events of the...

Music

Rock of Aging: What Bruce Springsteen Could Learn from Emblem3

My regular readers may recall my ongoing connection with the boy band Emblem3 — they’re the “X-Factor” finalists with...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 16, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music

Fandango: Bruce Springsteen Faces Death on the Other Side of the World

(or “What’s it all about, Stevie?”) “I’m just a prisoner…OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL!” Bruce...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 31, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....