Tag: Carly Simon

Film, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....

Inez and Charlie Foxx

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Inez Foxx, “Mockingbird”

Inez and Charlie Foxx scored a big hit in '63 but never fully broke out of the novelty box...

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Joni Mitchell, “Love Has Many Faces”

Popdose gives away the new Joni Mitchell box set....

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

Soul Serenade - Luther Vandross

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Luther Vandross, “Here And Now”

When Luther Vandross died in 2005 a storied career ended...

AM Gold: 1974

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 49

1973 didn't end on such a high note for our humble AM Gold series, so maybe 1974 will pick things up nicely. Maybe....

AM Gold 1973

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 46

As we float like a mellow breeze into the second installment of AM: Gold 1973, we leave behind the deep analyses of the story-song and just...

AM Gold: 1971

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 37

The first installment of AM Gold: 1971 features a fairly diverse range of pop -- from the manly swagger of Tom Jones, to the super-cheery...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

Carly Simon's song from Working Girl was the first Oscar-winning song in a decade not to be a smash hit, and also it was by the iconic...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Mick Jagger

Perhaps it’s simply that no band — not even the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band — can constrain an ego a...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 5

Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton return for more irreverent conversation on music, movies and Michael McDonald -- all in this very...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 4

Don’t know what to get your friends and loved ones for the holidays this year? If they’re lovers of merriment, obnoxious humor...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

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

For most series-type items — episodes of a TV show, issues of a magazine, etc. — 100 is a great milestone that’s...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Trashcan Sinatras, Pt. 2

Now, where were we? Oh, that’s right: we were chatting with the one and only Francis Reader, frontman for the Trashcan Sinatras. If...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’70s

Continuing his decade-by-decade look of great second-place finishes in pop music, Jon Cummings moves on to the '70s, including #2 hits from...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Carly Simon, “Why”

Before singer/songwriter Carly Simon attempted to fully embrace the excess of the ’80s with a misguided stab at New Wave, she...